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    • Surface: Inlaid with enamel
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Record ID: NMGW-A2CCF7
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Trumpet-derivative, Wroxeter Type and of later 1st - 2nd century AD date The brooch is fragmentary, represented by the head and upper bow only (with a surviving length of 28.5mm, a surviving depth of 9.4mm and a weight of 5.8g). The missing spring was hinged within semi-tubular wings behind the head. Iron corrosion around the hinge suggest that an iron axis bar or pin was employed. Above the head are the remains of an integral chain loop, broken across the perforation above the ribbed plate (10.5mm wide and 2.2mm thick). The hinge projected beyond the…
Created on: Friday 24th October 2014
Last updated: Friday 24th October 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-A1B5D3
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of later 1st - 2nd century AD date The brooch is near-complete, missing the pin (with a length of 45.8mm, a depth of 16.5mm and a weight of 11.2g). The missing pin was hinged within tubular wings of D-shaped section (25.6mm wide and 4.0mm x 4.5mm section). Iron corrosion around the central slot may suggest an iron axis bar or pin was employed. The fronts of the wings are decorated with vertical grooves. The upper bow is of sub-rectangular section, with convex faces. The sides of the upper bow are straight and near-parallel, slightly convergent to the mid …
Created on: Friday 24th October 2014
Last updated: Friday 24th October 2014
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Record ID: IOW-9F72A1
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete and corroded Medieval cast copper-alloy, enamelled and gilded harness pendant (1250-1400). The sexfoil pendant has a hexagonal central body with six trefoil shaped lobes projecting from the sides (one lobe is largely missing due to a break). One of these projections extends to form a suspension loop which is turned through 90° to the plane of the pendant. However, a break has occurred across the perforation. The main body of the pendant bears a device of a three-leaved plant or tree. There is a central stem and two side stems, one each side of the centre and each stem te…
Created on: Friday 24th October 2014
Last updated: Friday 24th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NMGW-8DF0B0
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Polden Hill / T-shaped type and of later 1st or 2nd century AD date The brooch is incomplete, missing the spring, catch-plate and foot (with a surviving length of 50.5mm, a surviving depth of 16.6mm and a weight of 15.4g). The missing spring was secured between perforated lateral lugs and the chord was tensioned by a lug at the head, in a 'Polden Hill, lug type' arrangement. The wings are semi-cylindrical (with a width of 23.8mm and a diameter of 7.6mm) and the terminals are decorated with a ribbed moulding, enhanced with a single groove. The top of th…
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 23rd October 2014
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Record ID: IOW-66C346
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete Roman cast copper-alloy enamelled plate / disc brooch (80-250). The pin and spring mechanism is missing. The brooch consists of a circular disc which would have been enamelled at the front. At the flat front, it has a raised outer rim. A central circular cell, with an outer diameter of 8.2mm is empty but would have contained enamel. The empty cell between the outer rim and the central circular cell has six evenly spaced pellets arranged in a circle. This cell would probably have been filled with enamel also. The rear face of the disc is plain and flat. It has a single '…
Created on: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-644931
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete enamelled copper alloy plate brooch dating to the period c. AD 100 - 300. The brooch consists of a lozengiform plate with a central recess containing champleve enamel decoration. It appears have have originally featured a lug at each angle, however, these have been heavily damaged and are largely missing. The lozengiform plate is raised above the lugs. The edge of the plate is decorated with a series of notches. There is a band of reserved metal around the edge. The recess is filled with enamel decoration consisting of four red circles, each with a white concentric band s…
Created on: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-63BC89
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete copper alloy enamelled Roman tutulus type disc brooch dating to the period c. AD 43 - 250. The brooch consists of a central conical disc with three surviving lugs positioned at the cardinal points and evidence of an old break where the missing lug would have been. Two of the lugs are circular and feature recessed containing degraded enamel of an uncertain colour. The third lug is trefoliate in shape with an incised decoration of two concentric circles on each foil. The circular plate features two concentric bands incised with regularly spaced horizontal lines, one running…
Created on: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-62564C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete enamelled copper alloy Roman zoomorphic plate brooch in the shape of a hare dating to the period c. AD 100 - 200. The animal is depicted running right and has an extended muzzle, long pointed ears and extended front and back legs. The circular eye is recessed and contains tracces of degraded, possibly blue, enamel. There is a single sinuous recess following the shape of the body which would have contained enamel, none of which remains. The mouth, fold of the ears, paws and tail are indicated by incised lines. The reverse features a pair of pierced lugs housing a short ax…
Created on: Tuesday 21st October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: IOW-50E085
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete Roman cast copper-alloy zoomorphic plate brooch (AD 100-200). The pin is missing. The plate is rectangular in plan. However, at one end the corners are chamfered due to breaks. At the front it has a plain raised border enclosing a central design depicting a hound or possibly a hare running right. The ears are long and angled backwards and the tail curls upwards. The animal is proud and surrounded by decayed off-white and crazed enamel. Some of the enamel has a blue tinge. Consequently, it is possible that the enamel was originally blue prior to becoming decayed. The r…
Created on: Monday 20th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-106703
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Conwy
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped as is typical of this type and is incomplete due to ancient breaks and the headloop missing. The lower step of the head is decorated with a series of vertical grooves. Above this the head is worn and no decoration is visible. The upper bow is decorated with three raised vertical panels containing a series of cells. There are approximately five cells in each panel however they are not well defined due to wear. Each cell would have contained enamel, usually i…
Created on: Friday 17th October 2014
Last updated: Friday 17th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Conwy', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NMS-FD1B82
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Bow and foot of a Roman copper alloy Headstud brooch. The headstud is not extant. Twelve rectangular cells are inlaid with enamel, alternately red and blue,. Below them a moulding of three transverse ribs and two grooves lies above the double-ribbed foot-knob. The catchplate is intact. Cf. Mackreth 2011, pl. 72, nos 7196, 7228-9, and 11860. Extant length 31.5mm. c.75 - c.125 AD. Area 11, within 20m radius of grid reference.
Created on: Thursday 16th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 16th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fincham', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-E8CD92
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete copper alloy enamelled Roman zoomorphic brooch depicting a fly, dating to the period c. AD 75 - 200. The brooch consists of a triangular plate with rounded corners and a thickened knop at the apex. The knop is in the form of a zoomorphic head with moulded eyes and a snout. The plate is decorated by curving metal reserves forming two semi-circular recesses flanking a lenticular recess at the apex. Each recess is filled with red enamel at the points and a colourless enamel above. The base of the plate curves inwards at each side and has a short projection between which term…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 16th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-E89EB6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A Roman copper alloy flat enamelled disc (sexfoil) brooch dating to the period c. AD 100 - 250. The brooch consists of a circular plate with a reserved band of copper alloy running around the edge. Within this is a recessed outer field filled with damaged light blue enamel surrounding a metal reserve in the shape of a six-pointed star with circular pellets on the points. Inside the star is a recess containing red enamel around a central metal pellet. The edge of the plate is damaged and slightly bent. The reverse of the plate features a single pierced lug for the attachment of a missi…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
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Record ID: DOR-E8640E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A copper alloy flat enamelled Roman disc (sexfoil) brooch dating to the period c. AD 100 - 200. The brooch consists of a circular plate with a reserved band of copper alloy running around the edge. Within this is a recessed outer field with traces of degraded enamel surrounding a metal reserve in the shape of a six-pointed sexfoil with circular recessed pellets on the points. The recessed pellets probably originally contained enamel. Inside the star is a recess containing red enamel around a central metal pellet. The edge of the plate is damaged and slightly bent. The reverse of the p…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-E84200
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A copper alloy flat, enamelled Roman disc (sexfoil) brooch dating to the period c. AD 100 - 250. The brooch consists of a circular plate with a reserved band of copper alloy running around the edge. Within this is an outer field of turquoise enamel surrounding a metal reserve in the shape of a six-pointed star with circular recessed pellets on the points. The recessed pellets probably originally contained enamel. Inside the star is a recess containing red enamel around a central metal pellet. The reverse of the plate features a single pierced lug housing an axis bar around which the s…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-E75345
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete copper alloy enamelled Roman lugged disc brooch dating to the period c. AD 100-200. The brooch consists of a circular plate with a narrow metal reserve running around the edge with twelve small lugs equally spaced around it. The fiedl is divided by a metal reserve in the form of a six pointed star at the centre of which is a circular pellet reserve. The recess inside the star is empty but probably originally contained enamel. The recesses around the star contain traces of degraded blue enamel. The reverse features a pair of pierced lugs for the attachment of an axis bar …
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 16th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cranborne', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-E72721
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A copper alloy enamelled Roman disc brooch dating to the period c. AD 80 - 250. The brooch consists of a circular plate with a circular projecting lug at each of the cardinal points. The central circular section is decorated with a raised six pointed star measuring 13.45mm in width. It has concave edges and a raised circular section in the middlemeasuring 5.7mm wide and filled with turquoise enamel. The recesses around the star are also filled with turquoise enamel. The four peripheral lugs also contain recessed fields with traces of turquoise enamel. The reverse features two lugs hou…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DOR-E65973
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete Roman enamelled copper alloy zoomorphic fly plate brooch dating to the period c. AD 75 - 200. The plate is triangular with rounded corners At the apex is a thickened knop in the form of a zoomorphic head with moulded eyes and snout. The reverse of the head features a small catchplate. Diametrically opposed to this would have been an attachment for the pin, however, this has been broken off in antiquity. The obverse of the plate features three recesses for enamel. The upper recess is filled with red enamel, the lower two with blue enamel. Between the three recesses are met…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 16th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LON-E35E8F
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete Medieval copper alloy shield pendant, dating late 13th- early14th century. The pendant is in the form of a heater shield with an integral suspension loop at the top. The loop is now broken and worn so that the loop itself is no longer present, and only a short projection remains. The object has been bend slightly at the base. It has a dark brown pattination and much of the enamelling which would have been present in the decoration is now missing. The shield is likely to have been checky or and azure within a bordure gules, with a canton ermine [gold and blue check withi…
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 15th October 2014
No spatial data available.

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Record ID: SWYOR-D45017
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A fragment of a copper alloy Roman finger ring, probably dating from AD 100 - 200. The remaining portion consists of the shoulders and bezel; the hoop has broken away and is missing. The breaks are not completely patinated. The shoulders are plain and the bezel is flat and oval, slightly concave, and containing traces of an opaque red substance. In the centre of the recess is a slightly raised annulet of copper alloy. Within the annulet is a hole, probably an intentional piercing, through the bezel. The aperture may have been to afix a separate setting; it is not clear whether the red …
Created on: Tuesday 14th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 16th October 2014
Spatial data recorded.

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