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Unique ID: SF5324

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy brooch fragment, Colchester type. Upper part only, missing spring and pin; very corroded. The forward-facing hook survives, now corroded onto the top of the bow; this retains a minute scrap of spring chord. Small stub of spring also survives. No surviving decoration. Wings curved in section, D-section tapered bow running down to old break. Surviving width 14mm, length 14mm.


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Class: Colchester


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date to: AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 14 mm
Weight: 1.73 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
Identified by: Judith Plouviez

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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