NMS-8F72C9: Iron Age unidentified object

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Unique ID: NMS-8F72C9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Late Iron Age or early Roman copper alloy unidentified object dating to the period c. 100 BC - AD 100. Discoidal in shape with a rectangle-sectioned projection on one side. The front exhibits a symmetrical design consisting of a reserved oval with a central circular recessed cell and two opposed reserve tendrils, each with a circular recessed cell. The three circular recesses and the surrounding recessed fields are filled with red enamel. The edge of the plate forms a reserve border.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 9.1 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th October 2018 - Wednesday 14th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 37489
Other reference: AMD112018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Hevingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2122
Four figure Latitude: 52.75039921
Four figure longitude: 1.27317066
1:25K map: TG2122
1:10K map: TG22SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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