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PLATE BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-F617BC

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Incomplete Roman tin-coated copper alloy round, enamel inlaid plate brooch with the spring, the pin, part of the catchplate and parts of the edge missing. Mackreth 2011, British Plate 3.a3. Cf. Hattatt 2000, fig. 203, nos. 1027-8. Some enamel, possibly once red, remains in a central round cell but two concentric annular cells are empty. There is a 6mm gap within the double pin lug. Diameter 24mm. 2nd century.

Class: Mackreth 2011, British Plate 3.a3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th March 2015 - Thursday 17th September 2015

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 14403
Other reference: RC112015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Lexham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8616
Four figure Latitude: 52.70969381
Four figure longitude: 0.75188471
1:25K map: TF8616
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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