PUBLIC-3DF1B7: public-3DF1B7; front of polden hill brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: PUBLIC-3DF1B7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5.b4, flat wing ends type, Western Group), dated AD 70-120. The brooch is of cast construction with pierced end plates on the wings to secure the axis bar of the spring, and a rearward facing hook (missing) to retain the cord. The bow has a short medium ridge with a single oblique rib on either side. The wings have a single ribbed moulding. The spring with integral pin, foot and catchplate are missing. The brooch has a olive green patina. Length of brooch: 22.29 mm. Width at wings: 24.40 mm. Weight: 4.606 grams.

Reference: Richard Hattatt. Ancient and Romano-British Brooches. Pages 69-70. Also WAW-91AFCA. Also recorded on UKDFD 43361.

Class: Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, 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
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 70
Date to: Circa AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.29 mm
Width: 24.4 mm
Weight: 4.606 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th October 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while metal detecting cultivated land
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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