LVPL147: Dragonesque brooch

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Unique ID: LVPL147

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Part of Roman dragonesque brooch. Head and tail missing. Body decorated with alternate blue and white enamel inlaid panels.

Class: Dragonesque

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 75
Date to: AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 13.5 mm
Thickness: 4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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