BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-EDAB05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Cast copper alloy piece bow Colchester brooch length 34mm, width 24mm, thickness 12.5mm, weight 5.99g. At the rear back of the head is a double pierced lug for the spring (now missing). Small rectangular wings flank the head. The bow is plains and the catch plate is truncated.

Date 43-100AD

Class: Colchester

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Length: 34 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 12.5 mm
Weight: 5.99 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Sunday 31st July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5162

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Bath And North East Somerset
District: Bath And North East Somerset
Parish: Timsbury

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6759
Four figure Latitude: 51.329132 Four figure longitude: -2.475021
1:25K map: ST6759
1:10K map: ST65NE
WOEID: 26344662
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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Created: Wednesday 18th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 18th April 2012

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