SUR-F68F91: Roman brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-F68F91

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman disc brooch. The design is of a six circles or lobes, joined by looping lines, around a central, giving the effect of a flower. The enamelled field may have been red but is now brown. On the reverse are the remains of the copper alloy spring and iron hinge bar.

Class: Disc

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.07 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Enamel
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Little Abington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5349
Four figure Latitude: 52.118151
Four figure longitude: 0.233224
1:25K map: TL5349
1:10K map: TL54NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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