SWYOR-F32983: Roman Colchester brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: SWYOR-F32983

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Late Iron Age to early Roman (AD 20-80) copper-alloy Colchester one-piece brooch missing the spring, pin and catchplate. The wings are rectangular in cross section and only part of the forward facing hook remains. The bow tapers from 4.8mm to 1.4mm at the foot and is oval in cross section. The catchplate is damaged.

The brooch is 41.1mm long, 6.7mm wide and 22.3mm thick. 3.06g. It has a brown colour with patches of a bright turquoise patina in places. The brooch is similar to WILT-025937 and BERK-B77E52.

Class: Colchester one piece

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 20
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.1 mm
Width: 6.7 mm
Thickness: 22.3 mm
Weight: 3.06 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th June 2015 - Sunday 28th June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2664

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Spridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0384
Four figure Latitude: 53.34287948
Four figure longitude: -0.45438551
1:25K map: TF0384
1:10K map: TF08SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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