Russian Tortoise face scale

My Russian tortoise is approx 6 years old and appears to be in good health. I have just noticed that a large scale on his face (between eye and mouth) is loose. It is approx 5mm x 3mm. I know that reptiles shed degrees of skin but is it normal to looses a large scale like this in one go?

I would send a photo but the scale seems to be "flapping" up and down and it is currently up and I don't want to disturb it.

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