NMS-4180D5: Roman Brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-4180D5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy brooch, Mackreth 2011 Knee Br 2.b2. D-shaped head with two pierced lugs on the reverse holding the spring and remains of pin, flattened D-sectioned bow tapering before a slightly expanded foot. Small catchplate broken at the fold. Completely plain. Length 29mm. Width 10.5. Mid 2nd - mid 3rd century.

Class: Mackreth 2011, Knee Br 2.b2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 150
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 10.5 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

SMR reference number: 60854
Other reference: IND06072015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor St. Edmund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2304
Four figure Latitude: 52.58803241
Four figure longitude: 1.2905818
1:25K map: TG2304
1:10K map: TG20SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 06/07/15.
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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