LIN-43C434: Roman bow and fantail brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-43C434

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete copper alloy bow and fantail brooch. The brooch has semi-cylindrical wings in cross-section; the spring and pin are missing. In the centre of the bow is a circular boss containing a smaller integral raised disc with two vertically incised lines in the centre. The boss has a lug to either side. The foot is triangular with a linear border. Catchplate on reverse. The object has been tinned or silvered.

Class: Bow and fantail

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: AD 70
Date to: AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Osbournby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0839
Four figure Latitude: 52.937541
Four figure longitude: -0.394465
1:25K map: TF0839
1:10K map: TF03NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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