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Unique ID: NMS-96D288

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy pin probably of a Late Iron Age to early medieval penannular brooch, comprising a shank of ovoid cross-section which flattens and widens into a loop. The latter has been unfurled and now lies in the same plane as the shank. Estimated original length c.35mm. Width at loop 7.5mm. Width of shank before expansion to loop 2.7mm. 1st - 7th century, but most likely to be Roman.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm
Width: 7.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th October 2018 - Monday 12th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: KLMD112018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
Parish or ward: Exning (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6164
Four figure Latitude: 52.25062399
Four figure longitude: 0.35708054
1:25K map: TL6164
1:10K map: TL66SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 days ago
Updated: 3 days ago

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