LANCUM-BE5918: A cast copper alloy trumpet deriviate brooch.

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LANCUM-BE5918

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An incomplete cast copper alloy trumpet deriviate brooch of Roman date; c. AD 75-175. The spring mechanism, pin and foot are missing and only a fragment of the catchplate remain. A simple collar moulding separates the head from the bow. A dark brown/green patina is visible on all surfaces. The lenght is 35mm and thickness is 12mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm
Thickness: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Therese Falk
Identified by: Miss Therese Falk

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 parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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