WILT-6B5EAE: Brooch of uncertain date

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Unique ID: WILT-6B5EAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy openwork brooch of uncertain date.

The brooch is broadly hexagonal in shape and is rectangular in cross section. In the centre of the plate is an openwork design of a circular perforation. The reverse is flat and the remnants of both the single lug and catchplate survive. The pin is missing.

Overall, the plate is 26.30mm in length, the width is 17.96mm and the thickness is 9.31mm. the brooch weighs 9.31g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.3 mm
Width: 17.96 mm
Thickness: 3.58 mm
Weight: 9.31 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5051

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Melksham Without (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8964
Four figure Latitude: 51.37494635
Four figure longitude: -2.15942316
1:25K map: ST8964
1:10K map: ST86SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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