FAKL-3F161D: Roman headstud type brooch

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Unique ID: FAKL-3F161D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman headstud type brooch fragment, c. AD 100-200, consisting of the wings, head ring, headstud and part of the bow. The headstud consist of a pellet set within an annulet. The underside of the bow is hollow cast and, across the underside of the wings, is a groove for the spring. Length 20.8mm Width 13.9mm, Height 13.2mm, Mass 2.79g.

Class: Headstud type

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49.5 mm
Width: 25.2 mm
Thickness: 6.2 mm
Weight: 16.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 998

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Darrington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4818
Four figure Latitude: 53.65629891
Four figure longitude: -1.27519015
1:25K map: SE4818
1:10K map: SE41NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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