HAMP-935C51: Iron age to Roman colchester one piece brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: HAMP-935C51

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Late Iron Age/ early Roman (AD 20-80) copper- alloy Colchester one-piece brooch missing the majority of the catchplate, the spring and pin. The wings are flat and rectangular. No decoration is visible on the bow which tapers towards the tip. Behind the wings is one coil of the spring and a forward facing hook. The majority of the catchplate is missing, a fragment survives.

Class: Colchester one piece

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 20
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 74.45 mm
Width: 14.65 mm
Thickness: 15.75 mm
Weight: 5.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473
Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour September 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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