NLM670: Plate brooch

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Unique ID: NLM670

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Flat enamelled disc brooch, central ring still with remains of blue? enamel, outer ring with eight! discs on dark blue or black ground. Traces of surface tinning.


Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Dating completed [unamended]; drawing ref. added.

Class: Plate brooch


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 100
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 3.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 18th March 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS773 nlm00773

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Geometric

Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: EASTLINDSEY

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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