BUC-95BCFD: Roman brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: BUC-95BCFD

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An incomplete very worn Roman copper alloy brooch of Colchester Two-piece type dating to c. 1st century AD. The remains of the brooch consist of a small part of the right wing and head an only three quarters of the bow. There is a large central rib running partway down the brooch body, which has very thin incised diagonal lines running down both sides off the centre of the rib. The spring, pin and catchplate are missing, as is most of the head. The brooch has a light green patina.

The brooch is 25.1mm in length, 17.4mm maximum width, 11.3mm in thickness, and weighs 5.40g.

Similar brooches can be seen in Hattatt 2007, Fig. 156.

Class: Colchester two piece

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.1 mm
Width: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 11.3 mm
Weight: 5.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th March 2017 - Saturday 11th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tidcombe and Fosbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2956
Four figure Latitude: 51.30238853
Four figure longitude: -1.58540213
1:25K map: SU2956
1:10K map: SU25NE
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: BUC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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