KENT-31B2A0: Roman Die

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Unique ID: KENT-31B2A0

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A cast and inscriebd complete, copper-alloy possible Roman die.

Description: This small copper alloy die is oblong in shape and features incised lines on its four faces starting with II, III, IIII and X. The incised marks are heavily worn and it features minimal corrosion on its edges.

Measurements: 6.71g in weight, 17.77mm in length, 8.92mm thick and 7.85mm wide.

Discussion: Oblong or rectangular Roman die are recorded on the PAS database, such as ASHM-383087 and LANCUM-E6101C, unfortunately the wear on this example make exact ID difficult to pin down.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.77 mm
Width: 7.85 mm
Thickness: 8.92 mm
Weight: 6.71 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andy Ward
Identified by: Mr Andy Ward

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Great and Little Chishill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4138
Four figure Latitude: 52.02250627
Four figure longitude: 0.05354546
1:25K map: TL4138
1:10K map: TL43NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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