SF-CC3EE5: Roman brooch of the Colchester derivative Type

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BROOCH

Unique ID: SF-CC3EE5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester derivative Type, dating to c. AD 43-70. It is the foot of the brooch; it has an oval cross section and it slightly tapers towards the end. On the back face there is a integral catch plate, which is sub-triangular in profile and perforated with a single triangular hole. Above the hole there is a circular depression, which might have been intended to be pierced. The forward -curled edge of the catch plate is in fair condition.

Length: 21.89 mm

Width: 3.05 mm

Thickness of the bow: 2.62 mm

Thickness including catch plate: 11.92 mm

Weight: 1.41 g

Class: Colchester Derivative

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 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.89 mm
Width: 3.05 mm
Thickness: 2.62 mm
Weight: 1.08 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 063
Other reference: Finders reference SS15 361

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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