LEIC-43A453: Roman bow brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-43A453

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

An incomplete Roman copper alloy bow brooch, possibly a hinged dolphin type. The brooch is in poor condition, is 43mm long, 33mm wide, 15mm thick and weighs 11.55g.

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: 43 mm
Width: 33 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 11.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd September 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2675

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: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
What3Words: bluff.divisible.sharper
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a 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 9th September 2017
Updated: Saturday 9th September 2017

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