GLO-92F71B: GLO-92F71B Roman Polden Hill brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-92F71B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 5, flat wing ends type, Western Group), cf. Mackreth 2011, 5.b4.Plate 50. It has rearward facing lugs on either end of the wings which hold the spring support bar, the spring is made from eight curls, the pin is missing. There is a crest at the top of the head, the rear of which is pierced and holds the spring external cord. A band with a narrow wise decorate either wing. A recessed line runs down either side of the bow. The lower part of the bow is missing resulting in the loss of the catch plate. Date 80-120AD.

Class: Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 5, flat wing ends type, Western Group)
Sub class: Mackreth 2011, 5.b4.Plate 50

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 5.37 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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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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