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LOT 0102

Estimate
GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 230 - 350
USD ($) 250 - 370

Sold for (Inc. bp): £520

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ROMAN 'THAMES' BONE AND OTHER DICE COLLECTION
CIRCA 5TH-16TH CENTURY A.D.

A group of five dice comprising: a Potter variant 1 bone die with ring-and-dot markings composed 1:6; 2:5; 3:4; four lead dice of various sizes, each marked with small dots. 3/8 in. (25.7 grams total, 8-10 mm). Fine condition. [5, No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Found Thames foreshore, London, UK.
Accompanied by a copy of the British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) report number LON-E59932 for the bone die.