DOR-91E293: Iron Age to Roman penannular brooch

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Unique ID: DOR-91E293

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A fragment of copper alloy penannular brooch. One terminal and part of the (originally circular) frame remains. The terminal is folded back on to the frame and the sides pinched in and a groove across the end. The frame is a folded strip of copper alloy which has split at one point before the break.
References: Bayley & Butcher, Type P4; Fowler Type D, Booth type D2.
Date: Late Iron age to Roman - c. AD 1 - 400
Dimensions: 25.83. mm x 2.51 mm
Weight: 0.83 g

Class: Penannular

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.83 mm
Thickness: 2.51 mm
Weight: 0.83 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 016494

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Compton Abbas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8618
Four figure Latitude: 50.96125132
Four figure longitude: -2.20071767
1:25K map: ST8618
1:10K map: ST81NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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

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