SUR-600896: 03/524 Possible disc brooch, front view

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BROOCH

Unique ID: SUR-600896

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

Possibly the central part of an umbonate disc brooch, apparently with a high tin content. Below the present rim the broken edge projects downwards and not outwards, suggesting the original width of the object is present. There is no trace of either hinge or catchplate, which suggests that the object is not a brooch and may be of much later date

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 1
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 4.68 g
Diameter: 29.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Beddingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4305
Four figure Latitude: 50.826885
Four figure longitude: 0.029031
1:25K map: TQ4305
1:10K map: TQ40NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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