Record Details

NHER Number:39916
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman lock


A Roman lock pin, made of copper alloy, found by metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 50 12
Map Sheet:TG51SW

Full description

September 2003. Metal detecting.
Roman copper alloy lock pin, spindle shaped head (diameter 19mm) with concave end, groove around rim, tapering integral shank projects from base, V shaped groove near terminal, length 38mm.
See (S1).
S. Ashley (NLA), 28 October 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LOCK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: Crummy, N.. 1983. The Roman Small Finds from excavations in Colchester 1971-9.. Colchester Archaeology. No 4618. pp 124-5; Fig 137; No 4143.

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