Stamp number 463

Stamp No 463
form Platter
fabric TN
excavation May 1916
context Unknown
present Reading Museum
inventory 1992.1.1728
vr_cat_no R10
potter No 132
Die No 04A01
def Y
pos R
comment Die 04A01
Radial. TN - pale fine matrix; mottled B/G surfaces; highly polished upper, polished lower. Uncertain reading :- SOIIRINI = SOVRINI or SOBRINI. Alternative rotated reading is (/\((I(OS = C/\SSIIOS = CASSICOS. 1. 1 TIC with BC inside stamp; 1 IC outside.

name2 ZC CA((I(OS
comment ICPS
The dies are notable for their cursive style with such poor lettering the reading is uncertain - possibly CASSICOS \ CASSICCOS A separate name was given to differentiate the dies from those of CANICOS P54 the most likely alternative but typically with clear readable dies. Originally classified as a different name SOIIIRINI has been added when it became apparent that when rotated the reading matched P106 Die 01A01.
DIES 01A01, 03B01, 04A01= P132
Die 04A01
FORM large platter
SOURCE import
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I (2); Silchester; Trier (TR11)TR1C Cam 8.

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