SUR-672D4E: Iron age: Brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-672D4E

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A cast copper alloy one-piece brooch of continental origin, dating to cAD40-60. The pin is missing. The brooch is similar to Bayley & Butcher Nos. 35 etc., in fig. 41. The upper bow is arched and has a double central rib. The spring has six turns and is incomplete. the lower part of the brooch has an expanding spatulate form. See LIN-9BDEB3 for a similar brooch.



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 40
Date to: Circa AD 60

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58.4 mm
Width: 19.45 mm
Weight: 5.83 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-20

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Brockham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1950
Four figure Latitude: 51.23678189
Four figure longitude: -0.29679688
1:25K map: TQ1950
1:10K map: TQ15SE
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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