LANCUM-CFBC27: Roman brooch Colchester derivative 'T' shaped Dolphin mid Ist century AD.

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LANCUM-CFBC27

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman brooch Colchester derivative 'T' shaped Dolphin mid Ist century AD. The bow rises hump like from the top of the wings and sweeping in an arc as it diminishes in width towards the foot which is plain. The wings are enlarged in height obscuring the spring casing from which the spring is missing as is the catchplate.

The length is 31mm and the width is 14mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: BURY ST EDMUNDS

Spatial coordinates


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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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