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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-925D0A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative hinged brooch of Mackreth's Type CD H 6 dating to the period c. AD 90 - 150. The pin, lower bow, foot and catchplate are missing.

The wings are cylindrical, with a seam across the back and a central slot for the missing hinged pin. The corroded remains of the iron axis bar are visible within. The bow arches back from the head and tapers to a worn break. It exhibits a central longitudinal ridge.

See: Mackreth, D. F, 2011, Vol. I, p. 89 & Vol. II, p. 62, pl. 59, no. 2437.

Class: Mackreth's (2011) CD H 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 90
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 2.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Monday 25th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E19262

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
Parish or ward: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM4374
Four figure Latitude: 52.31029448
Four figure longitude: 1.56341449
1:25K map: TM4374
1:10K map: TM47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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