WMID-B34C93: Roman Trumpet brooch fragment (front, profile, reverse, profile)

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Unique ID: WMID-B34C93

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a Roman trumpet brooch of Bayley and Butcher 2000, Group B/C. It consists a fragment of the bow.. The head, lower bow and catchplate are missing. The bow is decorated at the upper section by three moulded horizontal ribs. The reverse of the bow is flat apart from the broadly triangular in profile remains of the catchplate. The object has a dark green coloured patina across all surfaces.

The fragment measures 39.2 mm in length, 6.8 mm in width, 6.4 mm in thickness and weighs 4.7 grams.

Class: trumpet
Sub class: Bayley & Butcher 2000, 161, fig. 130

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.2 mm
Width: 6.8 mm
Thickness: 6.4 mm
Weight: 4.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th October 2017 - Sunday 8th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Albrighton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7903
Four figure Latitude: 52.62435113
Four figure longitude: -2.31165694
1:25K map: SJ7903
1:10K map: SJ70SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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