NMS-FD87B3: Roman brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-FD87B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch. Undecorated C-sectioned wings, triangular-sectioned bow with concve sides and flat upper face, with a median ridge at the upper end. Almost complete triangular catch-plate with triangular aperture. Blunt-ended foot. Double pierced lug retains the spring with four coils on one side and five on the other. Pin missing. 1st century AD.

Length 36mm. Width 23mm.

Class: Dolphin (sprung)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th July 2013 - Tuesday 24th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DDMD092013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: Blyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3476
Four figure Latitude: 52.33214845
Four figure longitude: 1.43303558
1:25K map: TM3476
1:10K map: TM37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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