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BROOCH

Unique ID: WMID5262

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

The brooch was probably originally circular in plan. However, the edges of it are now heavily abraded and the brooch is a sub-oval shape in plan. The upper surface of the brooch has a circular central cell within a high relief annulet. The field outside of the annulet is a circular ring shaped cell which is incompletely filled with red enamel. The reverse of the brooch is undecorated and has the remains of parrellel lugs on one edge, and a single lug opposite, which was probably originally the catchplate. The patina is a light green colour.

Class: Disc Brooch

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.1 mm
Width: 13.04 mm
Thickness: 3.21 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dudley (Metropolitan District)
District: Dudley (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9583
Four figure Latitude: 52.44494
Four figure longitude: -2.074989
1:25K map: SO9583
1:10K map: SO98SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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