WMID-5C0C61: WMID-5C0C61. Roman Polden Hill brooch (front, profile).

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BROOCH

Unique ID: WMID-5C0C61

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper-alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5.b1., flat wing ends type, Western Group), c.AD 80-120. Mass: 4.4g; length: 21mm; width: 12mm; depth: 9mm. T-shaped in plan with an incomplete hook on the head. Comma shaped in profile. The semi-cylindrical side-wings are incomplete. There is an incomplete pierced end-cap on one side wing, although this is missing from the other side-wing. There are plates on the side of the head. The spring and pin mechanism are missing, as is the catchplate and foot. The brooch is heavily corroded, although portions of the surface retain a well developed brown patina. Due to surface condition, it is unclear if there is any further decoration on the brooch.

Class: Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5.b1., flat wing ends type, Western Group)

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 80
Date to: AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 4.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
To be known as: Brewood CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Thursday 27th August 2009
Updated: Tuesday 1st August 2017

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