LANCUM-7DD676: Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative brooch 1st century AD.

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Unique ID: LANCUM-7DD676

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Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative brooch dating to the 1st century AD. The bow is very narrow tapering to a point. The catchplate is broken with a small fragment remaining. The spring mechanism is intact but the pin is missing. The length is 42mm, the width is 17 mm, the thickness is 7mm and the weight is 5.26g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 5.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

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 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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