SWYOR-896690: Roman disc brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: SWYOR-896690

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman disc brooch dating from AD 80 - 250. It is circular and flat. The front face shows traces of white metal wither from tinning or silvering, or the remains of solder if a more decorative element was attached to the front. On the reverse is a integrl double pin lug supporting a copper alloy axis bar, and an integral catchplate. The hinged copper alloy pin also survives. The brooch is 22.8mm diameter, 10mm thick and 4.42g.

Class: disc

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 4.42 g
Diameter: 22.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 13th February 2015 - Friday 13th February 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 2905

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Welton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9725
Four figure Latitude: 53.71241513
Four figure longitude: -0.53178749
1:25K map: SE9725
1:10K map: SE92NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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