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Unique ID: NMS-518FC3

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Incomplete and very abraded copper alloy Roman Colchester brooch, stumps only of the wings, forward facing hook and spring. The bow ends in a spike and has lost the catchplate. Length 18.9mm. Mackreth 2011, Colchester type 7.aa. Late in the sequence of Colchesters, c.50 - c.70 AD.

Class: Mackreth 2011, Colchester type 7.aa.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Tuesday 25th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 7625
Other reference: MB032014

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Buxton with Lammas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2423
Four figure Latitude: 52.75813979
Four figure longitude: 1.3182243
1:25K map: TG2423
1:10K map: TG22SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
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