HAMP-E45395: Pin (possibly) of uncertain date

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Unique ID: HAMP-E45395

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy pin of uncertain date (probably Roman to medieval, c. AD 43 - 1500), consisting of a collared globular head and a small section of shank only. The head has a diameter of 5.3mm and a height of 4.8mm; the collar is 4.6mm wide and c.1mm thick. The shank measures 2.6mm in diameter and the object has a length of 8.4mm and weighs 0.59g. The metal is dark brown in colour and lightly pitted, the break across the shank is old.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.4 mm
Width: 5.3 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 5.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd July 2018 - Sunday 22nd July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 709

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6433
Four figure Latitude: 51.09274836
Four figure longitude: -1.08749698
1:25K map: SU6433
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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