LEIC-45311D: Roman bow brooch fragment

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-45311D

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

Bow & catchplate of a thin Roman Colchester brooch. The object is in poor, corroded condition, is 41mm long, 3mm thick, 5mm wide and weighs 2.30g.


Pre PAS record identified but not recorded in 2003.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Width: 3 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th February 2003

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1073

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7117
Four figure Latitude: 52.74596864
Four figure longitude: -0.94965856
1:25K map: SK7117
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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