Record Details

NHER Number:39573
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman key


A Roman copper alloy handle from a key was found by a metal detectorist.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 40 04
Map Sheet:TG40SW

Full description

Some years ago.
Roman copper alloy handle from key, shank with central triple ribbed transvers moulding, one end flares to (empty) rectangular sectioned socket, the other end bifurcates with central loop between two curving palm leaves, central casting seam around outside edge, 48 x 51mm.
Identified by S. J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 July 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: 2003. KTV 8-9, Roman copper alloy key handle..
---Photograph: 2003. KTV 8-9, Romano British key handle..

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