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Unique ID: YORYM467

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An oval glass centre boss brooch. Deep black? (very dark) conical paste boss. Plate decorated with interlinked S punch marks around inner border, punched circles around outer.2 rope patterned ribs either side of inner border. Plain rib between outer patterned rib border and circle stamped border. Rim around outside face. Very well made, heavily gilded. Spring type G. c85% pin and most of catch-plate intact. Reverse tinned/gilded, now very dark brown colour.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Post AD 250
Date to: Ante AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.4 mm
Width: 31.1 mm
Thickness: 18.6 mm
Weight: 19.38 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YORYM:EO1681

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Geometric

Surface Treatment: Multiple

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Lincoln (District)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: YORYM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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