BERK-0B8ABF: Roman brooch: Colchester two-piece brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: BERK-0B8ABF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester brooch, dating to the period AD 25-60. The spring and pin is missing as is most of the catchplate, and the rounded bow is now bent and distorted. A similar example can be seen in Hattatt (2007:297) no 1455.

Class: Colchester (one-piece)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 25
Date to: Circa AD 60

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.4 mm
Width: 4.9 mm
Weight: 3.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 19th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.103

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Welford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4074
Four figure Latitude: 51.46356553
Four figure longitude: -1.42560141
1:25K map: SU4074
1:10K map: SU47SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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