SUR-655C4E: Roman: Colchester brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-655C4E

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A cast copper alloy Roman two-piece Colchester-type bow brooch with diagonal and vertical mouldings on the side wings. The brooch has a deep central spinal groove; the spring and most of the chord also survive.

Class: Colchester

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.33 mm
Width: 24.31 mm
Weight: 8.88 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-1215

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Newbottle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5234
Four figure Latitude: 52.00201254
Four figure longitude: -1.24393418
1:25K map: SP5234
1:10K map: SP53SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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