WILT-CC5A9A: brooch

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Unique ID: WILT-CC5A9A

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An incomplete Iron Age or Roman copper alloy brooch of Colchester two-piece type, dating to c AD25 - 80. Only the head, with wings and spring mechanism in place, and a short section of bow remain. The wings are C shape in section and support a spring of eleven coils on top. The pin would have emanated from a twelfth. The bow is B shape in section with the upper surface bifurcated, with an indentation down the centre of the bar, and slightly concave either side.The bar is 8.15mm in width where it leaves the head, tapering rapidly to 5.08mm in width only 15.20mm below the head.

It is 20.03mm in length, 26.49m in width and weighs 7.16g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 20
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.03 mm
Width: 26.49 mm
Weight: 7.16 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5161

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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