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An incomplete copper-alloy enamelled Roman plate brooch dating 43-200AD. The brooch consists of an enamelled plate with curving side wings, rounded enamelled terminals and the top of the pin is intact but the rest of the pin and catchplate is missing. Similar to number 1410, Fig. 215, P. 357 in Hattat. R. 2000. A Visual Catalogue of Ancient Brooches. Oxbow (Oxford).

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 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th October 2016 - Thursday 6th October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: Blundeston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM5197
Four figure Latitude: 52.51304211
Four figure longitude: 1.69775465
1:25K map: TM5197
1:10K map: TM59NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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