NLM-B13950: Roman Plate Brooch

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Unique ID: NLM-B13950

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy brooch. Cast plate brooch, Mackreth type British Plate 2.g1. An oval plate, perhaps abraded from an originally circular form, with a separate conical central boss within an annulus, and surrounded by six subsidiary bosses. A spring of four coils is retained on a bar passing through a loop projecting from the back; opposite there is the stub of a catch plate. Suggested date: Roman, 150-300.

Length: 18.5mm, Width (as found): 14.4mm, Thickness (plate clear of bosses and pin gear): 1mm, Weight: 2.07gms

Class: Mackreth type British Plate 2.g1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 150
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.5 mm
Width: 14.4 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.07 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd September 2016

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34981

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

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)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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