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Record ID: KENT-1B3392
Object type: WIRE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A short curved length of twisted gold wire. 8mm of wire at one end has not been twisted. Probably less than 100 years old. Non-destructive X-ray flourescence analysis of the surface indicated a gold content of 95-97%, silver content of 1-2%, the remainder being copper.
Created on: Wednesday 8th November 2006
Last updated: Monday 27th February 2012
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Record ID: KENT-1D63A6
Object type: WIRE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Length of thick gold wire or rod. The piece has a neat circular section except where chopped at either end. Cutting or chiselling from opposite ends has given the ends a wedge-like profile. The piece is 37.25mm long, with a diameter of between 2.86mm to 2.60mm. It weighs 3.27g. The rod is undiagnostic, but its composition is consistent with a Bronze Age date.
Created on: Friday 12th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ringlemere', grid reference and parish protected.


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