KENT-506568: KENT-506568

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Unique ID: KENT-506568

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An incomplete Roman cast, copper-alloy lugged disc brooch, flat with peripheral lugs c.100-200AD. The plate is circular and there were six equally spaced peripheral lugs, of which only four remain. The centre of the face has a circular indentation where enamelling may have been present. The outer circle of the face was gilded in white metal. The reverse shows the catchplate and the hinge. The pin is missing. A similar item can be seen in Hattatt's visual catalogue p.345 no.1563. Diameter of 23.6mm, thickness of 1.0mm and weighs 3.40g.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

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Recorded by: Mrs Ruiha Smalley
Identified by: Mrs Ruiha Smalley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Gravesham (District)
To be known as: Luddesdown

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Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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