LEIC-6A50A5: Roman copper alloy brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-6A50A5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy , cf. brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, West Midlands), cf. Mackreth 2011, 4.b. Plate 46. Itr is 57mm long, 21mm wide and 19 mm thick. The brooch is in a fair condition with a green patina and weighs 13.35 grams. The brooch consists of two short hollow circular sectioned wings with raised circular ends, 7mm in diameter. The bow is plain and circular in section, it begins with a large rounded protrusion with a semi-circular protrusion sitting at each side. It tapers in width and a catch plate gradually emerges from its reverse. The Catchplate is sub triangular, 25mm long and 11mm wide with a curled over edge to hold the pin. The catchplate and the brooch, terminates with a circular protrusion.

Class: Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, West Midlands)
Sub class: Mackreth 2011, 4.b. Plate 46

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 80
Date to: AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 57 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 19 mm
Weight: 13.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd November 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Barrow upon Soar (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5618
Four figure Latitude: 52.756716
Four figure longitude: -1.171667
1:25K map: SK5618
1:10K map: SK51NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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