SUR-50A5E7: Iron age - roman: Possible Colchester brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-50A5E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

The lower part of a cast copper alloy Roman Colchester-derivative brooch. The catch plate has two triangular apertures.

Class: Colchester-derivative

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 90

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.99 mm
Weight: 3.82 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-1388

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Brockham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1950
Four figure Latitude: 51.236782
Four figure longitude: -0.296797
1:25K map: TQ1950
1:10K map: TQ15SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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