Yet again , more buttons

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Kenleyboy
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Another enjoyable few hours of freedom on the fields which were blessed with another fine sunny day . I only had a few hours to spare so I stayed in the lower part of one field . The rough ploughed soil had now began to shrink itself down to a more manageable level making walking a lot easier . Although not the most productive of short sessions it was still good to be out and enjoying the moment .
Apart from those annoying fragments of foil which give such a great diggable signal I was also plagued with buttons and another almost full crotal bell and a large fragment of one which would have been a belter if it was whole .
One interesting little find and probably the best of the bunch even though I have no clue as to what it is was this little item .
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Gave a good signal and I am slowly getting used to how the new machine is working as this was right next to a lump of iron but the coil gave enough indication to arouse my suspicions enough to warrant a dig . To me it looks like some sort of suspension loop/hook from a belt or strap attachment , just my thoughts and most likely wrong but it was the best I could muster on a dismal day of button finding .
Another good signal was this lump of copper/bronze ? Whatever it is it does hold some interest and doesnt appear to be the usual fragment of waste that I tend to find . There is a deliberate smooth channel to one side despite the molten appearance on the other face , it almost looks as if it a from some sort of casting or an offcut . There are a few of these molten blobs here and there on this field as well as lead and I am sure at one time there was some type of smelting going on as I find so much of it .
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The days takings apart from the hedge fodder , all good fun .
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Roman button-and-loop fastener :thumbsup:
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A nice button and loop fastener, not seen too often. :thumbsup:
D2 - 13"x11" coil - audio only.
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Allectus wrote: Sat Oct 09, 2021 8:53 pm Roman button-and-loop fastener :thumbsup:
Thanks Allectus , not a bad day after all :thumbsup:
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Wow, great find with the Roman button and loop fastener :clapping:
Never had one that i remember lol...great little find and should be more of similar ilk on that field

Worth digging the foils to get things like that in your bag :thumbsup:
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What a great find, Paul.
Roman !!
Not heard of these before, just seen there is a PAS Guide on recording them.
Without finders putting their photos up, you would never be aware of certain items.
Couple of Crotals as well.
Good session..
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Love the Roman button - that would make my day :Star:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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I thought it was a Celtic cloak toggle?
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Charles Abbeyville wrote: Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:53 pm I thought it was a Celtic cloak toggle?
Late iron age to Roman is the official dating :thumbsup:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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Nice loop fastener Kenleyboy,
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Well found and well saved.
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Now that is a proper find I am very jealous!!!! Well done!
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