NLM-E034A7: Roman Brooch

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Unique ID: NLM-E034A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron brooch. Wrought iron T shaped bow brooch with possibly thickened or decorated ends to its wings, possibly one of the Colchester derivative family. The bow has an apparently angular section, though this is almost certainly the result of the fractured loss of corrosion products. Three detached fragments of rust in the bag indicate the process of deterioration has continued apace since the discovery of the brooch. Suggested date: Early Roman, 50-125.

Length: 39.8mm, Width: 26mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 9.9mm, Weight: 13.34gms

Class: possibly Colchester Derivative

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 125

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.8 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 9.9 mm
Weight: 13.34 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34824

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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