NLM761: bow brooch

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Unique ID: NLM761

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

With moulding on extreme end of wings, serrated, central rib along bow, also serrated. Caps on end of wings. No pin or catchplate.


Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Sub-classification added: 'Dolphin' following source record; dating completed [unamended]; drawing ref. added.

Class: Bow brooch
Sub class: Dolphin


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.6 mm
Width: 23.6 mm
Weight: 9.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS888 nlm00888

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

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

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

No references cited so far.

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Find number: NLM763
Object type: BROOCH
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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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