SUR-8B98EA: Roman: Enamelled plate brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-8B98EA

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A Roman copper-alloy lozengiform plate brooch. The raised cell has a design in blue, red and white enamel, with red and white dots on a blue field and centrally concentric red and white circles. The brooch has eight rounded projections and the pin is missing.

Class: Plate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.42 mm
Width: 21.45 mm
Weight: 5.47 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-810

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Ilsley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4884
Four figure Latitude: 51.55285318
Four figure longitude: -1.30909374
1:25K map: SU4884
1:10K map: SU48SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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