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Unique ID: SOMDOR1411

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy disc brooch with a centre spoke. The brooch has a raised rim, stepping up to a concentric rib with a red enamel band on the top. The spoke is a truncated cone wit a circular projection at the apex. At the back is the hinged pin and catchplate. The back is hollow.


PAL 475

Class: Disc


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8.56 mm
Diameter: 22.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Kingsdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5126
Four figure Latitude: 51.031263
Four figure longitude: -2.700136
1:25K map: ST5126
1:10K map: ST52NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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