GLO-F0A334: GLO-F0A334 Roman Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-F0A334

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch that has the remains of a rearwards facing hook at the top of the head that would have held the spring. Semi-circular wings project either side of the head, the forward of which are decorated with a recessed vertical band. The front of the brooch is decorated with two wavy lines flanked by a recessed border that ring down the length of the bow. The catch plate on the reverse is open. Date 43-65AD

Class: Dolphin
Sub class: Sprung

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 18 mm
Weight: 7.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Tuesday 30th September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Saltford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6766
Four figure Latitude: 51.39207204
Four figure longitude: -2.47567307
1:25K map: ST6766
1:10K map: ST66NE
WOEID: 26345184
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: Monday 15th December 2014
Updated: Tuesday 16th December 2014

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