SUR-EA20F3: Roman knee brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-EA20F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman brooch of 'Knee' type. Only the upper part of the bow survives together with the spring and chord, but not the pin. the chord is on the lower side of the spring. The head plate is semi-circular and has rounded cut-outs on its lower edge. At the junction of the bow and head plate is a rounded collar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date to: AD 125

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Width: 23 mm
Weight: 15.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 05/565

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Woking (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0358
Four figure Latitude: 51.311802
Four figure longitude: -0.523594
1:25K map: TQ0358
1:10K map: TQ05NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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