LEIC-1A2307: Roman copper alloy bow brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-1A2307

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Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 28mm long, 13mm wide and 8mm thick. The brooch is in poor condition and weighs 5.72 grams. The brooch is missing its wings, pin and catchplate, but it has a circular sectioned bow which appears plain and has attachments for a semi-circular sectioned wing housing a spring.

Class: bow

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Diameter: 5.72 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Leighfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8104
Four figure Latitude: 52.627725
Four figure longitude: -0.804748
1:25K map: SK8104
1:10K map: SK80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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