GLO-925422: GLO-925422 Roman Polden Hill brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-925422

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 2.b, flat wing ends, Plate 45). Rearward facing lugs on either end of the wings that would have held the pin axis bar (the right wing is truncated). Three sets of double vertical bands decorate the front of the wings, a double recessed band runs down the front of the head and most of the bow. The catch plate on the reverse is truncated. The bow of the is distorted and bent back on itself. Date 43-120AD

Class: Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Transitional Type, Group 2.b, flat wing ends, Plate 45)

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 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 40 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 7.95 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
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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