The purpose of this kind of object is speculative. it is often described as a token and is found only on sites with very early Colonial material /re. There are two common hypotheses. One is that it is a convict work or game token. Another is that it is a part of a production process as a 'die'. Similar objects have been found on a number of Parramatta sites and Port Arthur.
Radius 2.5cm (1")
17 Aug 2012