NLM-C20CC8: Roman Trumpet Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NLM-C20CC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy brooch. Cast trumpet brooch, Mackreth type TR x2.b. A plain head masks a tubular case for an axis bar which retains a hinged pin. The upper bow is plain. Mid-bow decoration does not pass all around the bow, and comprises a moulding and three claws or petals above and below a central disc. The lower bow also appears plain, and is tapered, with the stub of a catch plate behind it. A brooch of this type was dated to 140-160 at Rudston, East Yorkshire. Suggested date: Early Roman, 140-160

Length: 40.0mm, Width: 13.4mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 3mm, Weight: 4.39gms

Class: Trumpet
Sub class: Mackreth type TR x2.b

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 160

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 13.4 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 4.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM43196

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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