Decorated counter

This counter was found in Exeter on the site of the Roman town baths. The pierced hole suggests it was worn around the neck and it may have been used in the baths as a token.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
decorated counter
Simple Name
gaming piece
Full Name
gaming counter pierced and decorated
whole TH 3 mm; whole diameter 15 mm
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Family Group

bone (animal)
Collector / Excavator
Devon Archaeological Exploration Society
Collection Site Name
Deanery Garden
Collection Town
Collection County
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent

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