SF-7B6173: Roman brooch of the Colchester derivative double lug type.

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BROOCH

Unique ID: SF-7B6173

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester derivative double lug type, dating to AD 43-100. The head has two C-shaped cross-sectioned wings and a double lug at the centre of its back face. The upper lug houses the incomplete chord, which coils into an incomplete spring; the lower lug has still half of the axis bar passing through. The bow is oval in cross-section and tapers towards the break.

Length: 19.99 mm

Width of the head: 18.50 mm

Thickness of the bow: 3.29 mm

Weight: 3.95 g

Class: Colchester derivative, Harlow, double lug
Sub class: Mackreth 2011, CD Ha

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.99 mm
Width: 18.5 mm
Thickness: 3.29 mm
Weight: 3.95 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd August 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Stowupland

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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