GLO-EDAB05: Colchester brooch

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Unique ID: GLO-EDAB05

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy piece bow Colchester brooch length 34mm, width 24mm, thickness 12.5mm, weight 5.99g. At the rear back of the head is a double pierced lug for the spring (now missing). Small rectangular wings flank the head. The bow is plains and the catch plate is truncated.

Date 43-100AD

Class: Colchester

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 12.5 mm
Weight: 5.99 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Sunday 31st July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5162

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Timsbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6759
Four figure Latitude: 51.329132
Four figure longitude: -2.475021
1:25K map: ST6759
1:10K map: ST65NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: GLO
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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