LEIC-45311D: Roman bow brooch fragment

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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BROOCH

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.

Notes:

Pre PAS record identified but not recorded in 2003.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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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