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Unique ID: YORYMB1680

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete Headstud brooch. The characteristic stud, pin and catchplate are missing. This example has triangular cells of blue enamel decoration on each wing and the suspension loop clasp. The suspension loop has the remains of the original chain (one link). The bow terminates with a circular foot that would have housed a decorative stud, which is also missing.

Class: Headstud Brooch

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 63 mm
Width: 25 mm
Weight: 12.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Simon Holmes
Identified by: Mr Simon Holmes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YORYM E:02930

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: North Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8831
Four figure Latitude: 53.767922
Four figure longitude: -0.666402
1:25K map: SE8831
1:10K map: SE83SE
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: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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