NMS-A03942: Roman brooch

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
CC License: All Rights Reserved

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-A03942

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy Bow-and-fantail brooch. There is a cast head loop, and short tubular wings enclose the axis bar. There is a fragment of the copper alloy pin. There are slight traces of vertical grooves on the bow which expands towards the break where most of what would have been a triangular fantail and catch-plate are missing. , 16 x 29mm. This brooch can be dated from the second half of the 1st century into the mid 2nd century.

Class: Bow-and-fantail

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 50
Date to: AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Binham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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