GLO-913CA4: GLO-913CA4 roman Polden Hill brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-913CA4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5.a2, flat wing ends type, Western Group). Rearward facing lugs on either end of the wings that hold the pin axis bar, the sping is made form eight curls, the pin is missing. There is a loop at the top of the head which holds the external cord of the spring. A concave band runs down the middle of the bow, this is flanked by a recessed line on eitherside. The lower part of the bow is missing resulting in the loss of the catch plate. Date 43-240 AD

Class: Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5.a2, flat wing ends type, Western Group)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 240

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 8.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2001 - Sunday 1st July 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
To be known as: cotswolds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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