LEIC-F5880E: Roman brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-F5880E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete Roman copper alloy bow brooch, possibly a trumpet type. The brooch is in poor condition, is 44mm long, 14mm wide, 8mm thick and weighs 5.86g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 5.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th August 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2643

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6716
Four figure Latitude: 52.73749015
Four figure longitude: -1.00910769
1:25K map: SK6716
1:10K map: SK61NE
What3Words: blurs.trailer.present
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Saturday 12th August 2017
Updated: Saturday 12th August 2017

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