LANCUM-016786: Late Iron Age Colchester Type brooch

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Unique ID: LANCUM-016786

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Cast cu-alloy Colchester Type brooch  dating to the Late Iron Age, i.e. c. AD25-60. The brooch is very worn and the surface corroded. No decoration survives.

Class: Colchester


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 25
Date to: Ante AD 60

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58 mm
Width: 12.4 mm
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 5.68 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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