LIN-845526: Early Roman copper alloy one piece brooch

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Unique ID: LIN-845526

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An incomplete cast copper alloy one piece Colchester brooch. The brooch has short flat rectangular wings with a spring on the reverse. The spring evolves from the centre of the wings and has an external chord. The bow is a circular sectioned piece of copper alloy, slightly arched and incomplete.

Class: One-piece Colchester


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 40
Date to: Circa AD 60

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 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
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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