LIN-6883D7: Late Roman crossbow brooch pin

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Unique ID: LIN-6883D7

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A copper alloy pin from a late Roman crossbow brooch. The pin has a hexagonally faceted globular head with a small hexagonal projection above at the top. Immediately below the head is a moulded collar comprising a screw thread of four or five reels. The pin below is circular in cross-section and broken shortly after it leaves the collar. The pin is similar to Butcher & Bayley, 2004, p119, fig. 327 & 328.

Class: Crossbow


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 340
Date to: Circa AD 460

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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