LANCUM-B2D9A2: Romano British copper alloy brooch

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Unique ID: LANCUM-B2D9A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of a copper alloy Romano British brooch. Possibly part of the head of a Thistle brooch. Possibly dates between c43 and c70 AD.

The length is 12mm, width 10mm, thickness 5mm and the weight is 1.76g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 1.76 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Bury St. Edmunds (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8564
Four figure Latitude: 52.243086
Four figure longitude: 0.70826
1:25K map: TL8564
1:10K map: TL86SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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