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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • Institution: LEIC

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Record ID: LEIC-051068
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of curved copper alloy that may be part of the bow from a flattened Roman brooch, although the anterior and posterior ends appear to be smoothly cut or finished rather than broken. One end is plain and flared; the other is rounded and decorated with two horizontal grooves. The object is in poor condition, is 20mm long, 13mm wide, 5mm thick and weighs 4.52g.
Created on: Tuesday 1st November 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 1st November 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-04FC31
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular piece of copper alloy with some resemblance to the distorted head of a Roman trumpet brooch: possibly a melted brooch section or casting waste. The object is in fair condition, is 22mm long, 15mm wide, 7mm thick and weighs 4.18g.
Created on: Tuesday 1st November 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 1st November 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-7A4F76
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
unknown object, 38mm long, 20mm wide and 2mm thick. the object is in fair condition and weighs 6.01grams. It consists of a rectangular sectioned shaft, 10mm long, which has a slightly rounded upper surface. This terminates with a rectangular shaped plate, 20mm x 18mm, which has two semi-circular nicks removed from its outer edge, forming and edge which looks like a three pronged fork. The reverse of the shaft is flat and has a rectangular scar in its centre, which could be from a catch plate?
Created on: Thursday 1st December 2011
Last updated: Thursday 17th April 2014
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Record ID: LEIC-057E6E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unidentifed sub-triangular object with prong or point at wider end, tapering to rounded tip at other end. Possibly part of a brooch? Height 24mm, width 15mm, thickness 9mm, weight 3.93g.
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 13th January 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-F70DC4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy and enamel trumpet brooch fragment, 36mm long and 13mm wide. The object is in fair condition being quite worn, with a green patina and weighs 9.46 grams. The object consists of the upper part of the brooch with sping and pin missing. It has two triangular cells of yellow enamel near its upper edge. Below this are two open semi-circles filled with blue enamel, these are seperated by a slight ridge running down the centre of the brooch. Below this is a slightly raised chevron, the brooch continues undecorated for 10mm and then bulges to form the shoulder. Just below th…
Created on: Thursday 19th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-73C896
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy hare brooch, 29mm long and 18mm wide. The brooch is in good condition with a green patina and weighs 3.06 grams. The brooch is intact and has three enamel cells, the two outer ones still have blue enamel intact. The hare has a large incised circular eye which takes up most of the face and rounded upright ears. The catchplate behind the head is intact and there is a spring with three coils present. The brooch matches 1191 fig.221 in Hattatt's ancient brooches.
Created on: Wednesday 25th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-751965
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy lion brooch fragment, 21mmm long and 16mm wide. The object is in fair condition with a brown patina and weighs 2.46 grams. The object is sub rectangular and represents the mane, front leg and head of the lion. The mane is decorated with two sets of incised parallel lines running at right angles. The head is roughly oval and has a recess which forms the lions open mouth, there are faint traces of a round ear and eye on the upper edge. The leg consists of an L shaped protrusion. The reverse has a sub-rectangular protrusion above the leg which forms the catch. The fra…
Created on: Wednesday 25th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-7554D4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a Roman copper-alloy Trumpet brooch dating from 75-175 AD. The fragment represents the head and a small part of the upper bow. It has no obvious decoration and the spring of at least five coils is intact and held between a pair of lugs. The pin is missing. The brooch fragment is 16mm long, 15mm wide and weighs 2.93g. The surfaces are pitted.
Created on: Wednesday 25th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-F84D15
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative (double lug) type brooch. The brooch is in fair condition with a brown patina and weighs 8.85 grams. The brooch is missing its spring, pin and part of its right wing. Its catchplate is intact and is 20mm long and 10mm at its widest. The bow is decorated with a central ridge which widens towards the top and terminates in a raised area over the wings. This ridge incorporates two circular holes designed to accomodate the spring. Unusually the wings are completely flat on the reverse which would force the spring to sit proud. It is 43mm long and 20mm wide.
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'brooke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-A04695
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Colchester type brooch catchplate, 18mm long 10mm wide and 3mm thick. The catchplate is in good condition with a green patina and weighs 1gram. It is triangular in form with a curved upper surface. This edge and both sides of the brooch shaft have linear protrusions. The central part of the plate has a curvy triangular cut out and the curved catch is intact. The object ends abruptly with an angled undecorated base.
Created on: Wednesday 8th February 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B37701
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 33mm long and 21mm wide. The brooch is in fair condition with a brown patina and weighs 6.58 grams. The brooch has a hinged mechanism but is missing its pin and most of its catchplate. It is quite plain, but has a raised serrated ridge running down its length and has slightly indented bow terminals. The brooch is similar to 360, fig 158 in Hattatts ancient brooches.
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-CA6D91
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 25mm long, 27mm wide and a weight of 9.55grams. The brooch is in a fair condition with a brown patina and patches of green corrosion. The brooch has half of its spring intact which has 6 coils. The spring mechanism is unusual as it sits proud of the slightly curved wings and is attached by being thread through a small hole in a solid, rectangular sectioned, semi-circular shaped, protrusion which emerges from the bow. This protrusion becomes the 'spine' running down the bow and is decorated with indented rectangles. The sides of the bow, which has a circul…
Created on: Thursday 17th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thrussington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-F25973
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 37mm wide and 19mm high. The brooch is in a fair condition with a green patina and weighs 10.25grams. The object consists of the wings and the upper part of the bow, with the spring and pin missing. Each wing is decorated with a raised border on its outer edge and a single vertical raised band in its centre. The circular sectioned bow, appears plain although the whole object has a worn surface.
Created on: Monday 7th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-F48D14
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy disc brooch. The brooch is missing its pin and catchplate, as well as its upper loop and the other knobs which disc brooches with the same decoration as this example commonly have. The plate is circular and the reserved ornament consists of eight straight raised lines radiating from a central circular cell (5mm in diameter) and forming a 'Maltese' cross motif. Each alternate cell is further decorated with an arched motif emerging from the centre and resembling 'petals'. There are small specks of blue enamel in the cells without the arched motif, but no …
Created on: Monday 7th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B0DA26
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy rosette brooch head fragment, 20mm long, 18mm wide and 1mm thick. The circular sectioned shoulder, containing a coiled spring and most of the pin, survives with a sub rectangular area of bow surviving.
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B0FD62
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy bow brooch foot, measuring 21mm long, 4mm wide and 11mm thick across the catch-plate. Only the foot, which is tapered with a swollen end, and the catch-plate survive. There is punched cross decoration where the catch-plate meets the spine of the brooch.
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B15DB2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy brooch fragment, 24mm long, 4mm wide and 3mm thick. Only the corroded foot of the brooch and the catch-plate survive. There is a single, round perforation in the catch-plate which may indicate an early date.
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B175C6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy brooch fragment, 7mm long, 14mm wide and 7mm thick. Only a corroded part of the shoulder and head of the brooch survives.
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B20F63
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy brooch fragment, 25mm long, 4mm wide and 3mm thick. The object represents the catch-plate and part of a bow. The catch-plate has two round perforations suggesting an early date.
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B245D1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy composite brooch fragment, 34mm long 23mm wide and 2mm thick. The section of brooch with the catch-plate survives. It is in the shape of a flat-topped triangle with small, square protrusions half way down. Just above these, centrally placed, is a hole. It is probably an aesica type
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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