LANCUM-AD0922: Copper alloy trumpet brooch dating to the early 2nd Century AD.

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Unique ID: LANCUM-AD0922

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy trumpet brooch dating to the late 1st to 2nd Century AD. Incomplete but with swivelling wire chain loop and fully developed acanthus inserted in a tubular bronze axis bar. In addition to the acanthus, decoration is applied to the loop clip, foot knop snd the upper and lower mid-bow flanges, all of which are finely knurled. The underface of the foot knob is recessed for enamel, now missing. The straight leg is quite normal, as is the solid catch-plate.. The catchplate is intact and a small amount of the pin remains. The bow is a narrow 'D' shape. Halstatt Fig 44. Page 107.

The length is 74mm, the width is 35mm thickness 10mm and the weight 25.40g.

.Similar to Hattat No 379 Page 301. Hattat. R. 2000. Ancient and Romano-British brooches. Dorset Publishing. Dorset.

Class: Trumpet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 74 mm
Width: 35 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 25.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th February 2014

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
To be known as: GARGRAVE

Spatial coordinates

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

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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