LEIC-1E1967: Roman Penannular Brooch.

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-1E1967

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy penannular brooch. The brooch is circular in form but slightly distorted. The brooch is circular in section with two tightly coiled terminals at right angles to the plane of the loop. The terminals are set apart and the surface of the brooch is undecorated and slightly corroded. The pin is missing. Diameter 30mm, thickness 2mm, weight 2.66g. Bayley and Butcher 2004, pg 136, fig. 403. Hattats 2000, pg 340, fig.199, pl. 651.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 280
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.66 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Mrs Theresa Oswin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Childerley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3562
Four figure Latitude: 52.23964141
Four figure longitude: -0.02432465
1:25K map: TL3562
1:10K map: TL36SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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