LANCUM-01D806: Early Roman disc brooch

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Unique ID: LANCUM-01D806

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Cast cu-alloy disc brooch dating from the early Roman period, i.e. ca. 2nd century. The brooch is incomplete with its pin, spring and central gemstone/glass stone missing. Only the main body remains with the pin rest on the reverse. The obverse was decorated with moulded concentric grooves and and dots in profile. There probably was a central gem- or glass stone but that is now missing.

Class: Disc


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 100
Date to: Ante AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 6.34 g
Diameter: 29 mm

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
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

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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Audit data

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

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