PUBLIC-5FE6F1: Iron Age  to Roman La Tène III brooch  (side view)

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A cast copper-alloy La Tène III brooch of late Iron Age to early Roman date, Circa 25-100 AD.

The pin appears to have snapped off at the second spring coil - usually, these brooches have four coils - and there is a solid axis bar. The bow has treble horizontal bands above and below a collar with angled grooves. The lower treble band has a single band below. The bow sides have a linear groove which terminates at the incomplete, openwork foot. Length of bow:41.09 mm. Width at head: 9.93 mm. Weight 5.601. References: PAS record YORYM-1AE283.

Class: La Tène III

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.09 mm
Width: 9.93 mm
Weight: 5.601 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 6th September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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