NMS-A7FC6F: Roman Plate Brooch

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PLATE BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-A7FC6F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy Continental plate brooch with the hinged pin, one of four arms and the catchplate on its reverse missing. The central part is lozengiform with stepped sides decorated with fine transverse engraved dashes, a round hollow reverse and a sub-lozengiform cell inlaid with enamel which now appears green around an off-centre reserved annulet. On the short arms there are discoidal terminals inlaid with red enamel. The pin lug is double. No close match in Hattatt 2000 and Mackreth 2011. Width 36.3mm. 2nd century.

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
Width: 36.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th May 2013 - Friday 17th July 2015

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 2015
Other reference: IND27072015AR

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Multiple

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wighton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9438
Four figure Latitude: 52.90440692
Four figure longitude: 0.88319407
1:25K map: TF9438
1:10K map: TF93NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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