LEIC-6DE10C: Roman copper alloy Hod hill bow brooch

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Unique ID: LEIC-6DE10C

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Roman copper alloy Hod Hill, without side lugs brooch, 23mm long, 13mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 1.51g.

The brooch is incomplete, representing the upper half of the brooch and is sub rectangular in form and cross section. It has an inverted triangular upper section with a central rectangular recess in its upper edge to house the now missing pin. Below it widens out to form 'shoulders' and then gently tapers in width and curves, with three slight linear recesses at decoration. It is missing its foot and catch plate.

Class: Hod Hill, panel without side lugs

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 43
Date to: Exactly AD 75

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.51 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Whitwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9108
Four figure Latitude: 52.66209202
Four figure longitude: -0.65594873
1:25K map: SK9108
1:10K map: SK90NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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