SF-417A1C: Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged Type

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

BROOCH

Unique ID: SF-417A1C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged Type, dating to AD 43-120. It has a cylindrical head, which houses an iron axis-bar; the head has a central slot on its back, where it is visible a fragment of the pin loop, which is blocked by iron corrosion. The surviving upper bow is slightly D-shaped in cross-section and tapers towards the break. The brooch is very worn.

Cf Mackreth (2011, p. 60, pl. 58, no. 2238).

Length: 13.14 mm

Width of the head: 18.68 mm

Thickness of the bow: 3.15 mm

Weight: 2.01 g

Class: Colchester derivative, hinged type
Sub class: Mackretth CD H

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 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.14 mm
Width: 18.68 mm
Thickness: 3.15 mm
Weight: 2.01 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th September 2018

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SF-D99371
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged type, dating to AD 43-120. The head is cylindrical with a transve…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-8D9B0F
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged Type, dating to AD 43-120. The head is winged and has a cylindric…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: SF-87B241
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged Type, dating to AD 43-120. The head has two incomplete cylindrica…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.