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Unique ID: NMS-2771C4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman hinged bow brooch. Broken, corroded and worn, with trumpet-like head and oval-sectioned bow. Catch-plate, pin, axis bar and part of head missing. The surface is powdery and cracked and may be burnt. Surviving length 47mm. Surviving width 15mm. 1st century AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47 mm
Width: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2015 - Monday 6th July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND06072015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Ceredigion (Unitary Authority)
District: Ceredigion (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cardigan (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SN1745
Four figure Latitude: 52.07304584
Four figure longitude: -4.67159302
1:25K map: SN1745
1:10K map: SN14NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 06/07/15

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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