LEIC-782A77: Roman copper alloy brooch fragment of the 1st century

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-782A77

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy brooch fragment of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type). It consisting of part of the bow and head of a Polden Hill brooch of the 1st century.

The object is in poor condition, with corrosion obscuring the original surface. It is 20mm long, 9mm wide, 8mm thick and weighs 2.59g.

Class: Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 2.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th October 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Burton and Dalby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7616
Four figure Latitude: 52.736302
Four figure longitude: -0.875836
1:25K map: SK7616
1:10K map: SK71NE
WOEID: 14688
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Tuesday 14th December 2010
Updated: Monday 7th November 2016

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