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Hi all, a few bits up on yesterday's dig.
I'm fairly certain the clipped siliqua is that of Arcadius but if I'm wrong please feel free to correct!
Now the lovely hand holding some sort of fruit I'm certain is roman but what is it? Is it a mount of some description or is it maybe what's left of a hair pin? And thirdly the last item I'm thinking ring pin or pin from a penannular broach although most examples you find would be much flatter in shape whereas this is a chunkier more squared off example.
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The hand is definitely the top of a hairpin lucky :thumbsup:
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alloverover wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:28 am The hand is definitely the top of a hairpin lucky :thumbsup:
Same but made of bone.

https://images.app.goo.gl/8d4voYY2YV9oN4Ch90
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Those are three good, interesting finds!
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alloverover wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:31 am Same but made of bone.

https://images.app.goo.gl/8d4voYY2YV9oN4Ch90
That link doesn't work, sorry.
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Mrmudlark wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:43 am That link doesn't work, sorry.
Thanks Mm, I will try again, heres one in silver :thumbsup:

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collectio ... 34-1210-21
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alloverover wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:00 am Thanks Mm, I will try again, heres one in silver :thumbsup:

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collectio ... 34-1210-21
Ahh brilliant, thank you! 😁 yes as I say I did have my suspicions thrown in that direction not quite as nice as that example but I'm very happy with it

Thanks!
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-lucky-digger- wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:04 am Ahh brilliant, thank you! 😁 yes as I say I did have my suspicions thrown in that direction not quite as nice as that example but I'm very happy with it

Thanks!
There are quite a few online, including this snidey one on ebay :thumbdown:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/275481244505 ... 82af8e1510
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alloverover wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:00 am Thanks Mm, I will try again, heres one in silver :thumbsup:

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collectio ... 34-1210-21
It’s Roman :o I would never have thought it was that old. Great ID :thumbsup:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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Yes, the Roman coin is a Arcadius siliqua. I found one myself last year. Good find! Here's a pic of mine (sadly damaged)
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Seek and you shall find...
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