YORYM-6D4848: Roman : Trumpet Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: YORYM-6D4848

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Trumpet brooch of Roman date, c. AD 75 - 175. The head is D-shaped with an integral double lug hinge mechanism to the reverse through which an axis bar is retained. The pin no longer remains.

An ovate bow extends from the front of the head, extending to a semi-circular acanthus moulding flanked by triple banded semi-circular collars. The bow continues with a D-shaped section below the lower collar and terminates in a stepped circular foot-knop. The remains of a catchplate project from the reverse.

The metal has a mid-green patina and is in fair condition. The brooch is 44.4mm long, 14.7mm wide, 5.1mm thick and weighs 9.8g.

Similar examples are illustrated in Hattatt, p.326, fig.185 and are dated to circa AD 75 - 175.

Class: Trumpet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 44.4 mm
Width: 14.7 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 9.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04446

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Hutton Buscel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9785
Four figure Latitude: 54.25149637
Four figure longitude: -0.51270675
1:25K map: SE9785
1:10K map: SE98NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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