GLO-870977: Polden Hill type brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-870977

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative (Mackreth 2011, Part 5, Group 1.b2. The Trumpet Head, flat wing ends).

. Rearward facing lugs on either end of the wings which hold the spring support bar, the spring is made from 10 curls. A rearward facing hook on the top of the head holds the external cord of the spring. The bow has recessed panel on either side and a simple moulded knee half way down.. Catch plate on the reverse. Length 55.5mm, width 22.5mm, thickness 20.5mm, weight 15.86g. Date 75-340 AD

Class: Colchester derivative (Mackreth 2011, Part 5, Group 1.b2. The Trumpet Head, flat wing ends)
Sub class: Mackreth 2011, Part 5, Group 1.b2, Plate 68.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 75
Date to: AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55.5 mm
Width: 22.5 mm
Thickness: 20.5 mm
Weight: 15.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009 - Thursday 31st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3776

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
To be known as: North Gloucestershire

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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