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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • County: Leicestershire

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Record ID: LEIC-EB37D9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An early Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy narrow cruciform brooch in good condition, but recovered in two adjacent parts due to a recent break between the head and bow. It has an integrally cast facetted half round top knob above a rectangular head-plate, but the two side knobs are missing. The head plate is decorated with punched circles all around the perimeter. Nothing remains of the pin bar lug on the reverse of the headplate, though a rough area may suggest soldering where it was attached. The bow is D-sectioned with a smooth domed upper face and, at top and base, a rectangular panel f…
Created on: Sunday 17th March 2019
Last updated: Sunday 17th March 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-8DB5E1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Roman copper alloy Polden hill type bow brooch, 27mm long, 22mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 7.43g. The brooch has hollow semi-circular cross sectioned wings sitting on a rectangular shaped, semi-circular cross sectioned platform from which emerges a semi-circular cross sectioned bow. This is decorated with a double incised elongated triangular motif covering the upper half of the bow. The brooch is missing its foot and its spring.
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cadeby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-8D71E9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Roman copper alloy Dolphin type bow brooch, 21mm long, 17mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 4.77g. The brooch has circular cross sectioned, hollow wings and a semi-circular cross sectioned bow which is decorated with a series of short incised lines forming a band running down its centre. The brooch is worn and is missing its foot and its hinged pin.
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Earl Shilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-8CFFF0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Late Iron age - early Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 56mm long, 15mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 20.31g. The brooch has a triangular cross sectioned curved bow which terminates in a plain head with a semi-circular plate protruding from the centre with two circular holes to hold a spring, now missing. One hole is filled with iron. The bow has a prominent ridge, is plain and tapers in width to a flat base plate, whose reverse houses a rectangular catch plate. The bow terminates with an outward facing sub rectangular foot. The brooch matches fig. 5531, pl.6 in Mackreth, D. 'Roman…
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Earl Shilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-EBB80C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, West Midlands), cf. Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46. Date range is c.A.D.80 - 120. The brooch is missing its pin, foot and catch plate and the surfaces are corroded with loss. It has plain, hollow, semi-circular cross-sectioned, short wings. There is a small protrusion in the centre of the upper edge, which forms part of the spring mechanism. The iron spring is complete but the pin is missing. The bow has a D shaped cross-section. It is undecorated and tapers to the break which has become very w…
Created on: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Last updated: Friday 8th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nailstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-554C09
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron age to early Roman copper alloy Le Tene III bow brooch, 37mm in length, 9mm wide and 3mm thick with a weight of 2.98grams. The brooch is intact except for its pin. It consists of a circular cross sectioned curved bow which gradually widens and becomes sub rectangular in cross section towards its base to accommodate a very shallow catch plate. At its head it is a spring of four coils attached by a fold under the bow.
Created on: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th March 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-45311D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: 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.
Created on: Monday 25th February 2019
Last updated: Monday 25th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-9980B2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 33mm long, 18mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 4.71g. The brooch has short circular cross sectioned wings which contain the remains of an iron rod and which would have housed a hinged pin (now missing). It has a plain semi-circular cross sectioned tapering bow which is missing its base and has the scars of a large openwork catch plate on its reverse, which would have taken up two thirds of the bows length.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-9950EA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy headstud bow brooch, 23mm long, 15mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 4.88g. The brooch is in poor condition and incomplete. It has narrow rectangular shaped and cross sectioned wings which house a hinged pin recess (pin now missing) and sit behind a rectangular cross sectioned bow. This has a raised circular motif at its shoulder just above a sharp turn in the bow, which is missing its base.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-97B97B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy trumpet brooch, 32mm in length, and 12mm wide with a weight of 4.92g. The brooch has an oval shaped solid head with a recess for a hinged pin, now missing. The shaft is D shaped in cross section with an acanthus scroll at the curved shoulder which is flanked by a raised triple collar above and below. The brooch is missing its foot and catch-plate.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-96A776
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy gilded annular brooch, 3mm thick thick and 39mm in diameter with a weight of 3.05g. The brooch is circular in in form and cross section and is decorated with four quatrefoil, petalled applied motifs at cardinal points, which have traces of gilding. The pin is missing.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Friday 15th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-070914
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy trumpet bow brooch, 40mm in length, 14mm wide and 6mm thick with a weight of 6.50g. The brooch has a semi-circular, incomplete headplate, behind which are two semi-circular projections holding a bar to house the spring of four coils. The D cross sectioned bow emerges from the front of this and curves. At this point it has four raised thin bands filling nearly half its length. Below these it is plain and its reverse houses a catchplate scar, half the length of the bow. Foot and pin are missing. The brooch is similar to fig. 187, eg. 439. Hattat, R. 'A catalogue of R…
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-06DE3C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch, The brooch has rectangular shaped, semi-circular cross sectioned open wings decorated with a rounded recess at each side and is missing its spring. The bow has a D shaped cross section and tapers in width to its pointed terminal. Its reverse houses a short catchplate scar. It is decorated with a central ridge running its length and this is flanked by rows of stamped dots. The brooch has traces of tinning all over its surface. It is 28mm in length, 24mm wide and 9mm thick with a weight of 6.03g. It is simiar to fig. 197, egs. …
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-F3FF0B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy knee brooch, AD 100-200, Length: 33 mm, width: 18 mm, thickness: 8 mm, weight: 10.92 g. The brooch is complete except for its spring, pin and catchplate. It has semi-circular cross sectioned, rectangular shaped open wings. These sit above a rectangular cross sectioned, curved bow. This is swollen where it curves, giving it the distinctive shape of this type. The bow then narrows before splaying out into a sub rectangular foot. Similar to fig. 194, e.g. 479 in Hattatt, R. ' A catalogue of Richard Hattatts ancient brooches'
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-F35269
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy annular brooch, diameter: 46 mm, weight: 27.17 g The object consists of a circular loop with a circular cross section. It has a large semi-circular cross sectioned pin which has a rectangular projection near its loop with a ridged upper surface.
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 25th January 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-12BDD5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Catchplate from a Roman copper alloy bow brooch. The object is in poor, corroded condition, is 27mm long, 9mm wide, 4mm thick and weighs 2.15g.
Created on: Monday 24th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 24th December 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-FBF953
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Hod Hill brooch, 34mm in length, 19mm wide and 4mm thick with a weight of 3.23grams. The brooch is almost intact and consists of a trapezoidal shaped head plate which is missing its upper left portion (as shown) and has a central rectilinear recess for a hinged pin, now missing. This sits on a rectangular shaped and cross sectioned curved bow. This area is decorated with a vertical ridge which runs two thirds down its length. At this point in narrows and has sub rectangular knop-like projections. the narrow lower bow houses the remains of the catch plate and the bro…
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-FBCD4B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Chatelaine plate brooch, 30mm in length, 28mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 5.37grams. The brooch is sub triangular in form and rectangular in cross section. It has a lower sub-rectangular panel which is decorated with two rows of triangular enamel cells separated by a solid horizontal line. In the centre of this, interrupting the pattern are three 'diamond' shaped cells one top of each other. Above this is a semi-circular plate which has a triangular hole in its lower centre, flanked by a wide raised border. Above this a single row of triangular cells fillin…
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th December 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-FBA1D3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to early Roman copper alloy La Tene brooch, 54mm in length, 14mm wide and 3mm thick with a weight of 6.93grams. The brooch is almost complete and consists of a circular cross sectioned wire forming a spring of 4 coils and a tapering pin still with a sharp point. This then merges into a semi-circular sectioned curved bow which flattens and terminates into a triangular catch plate c.15mm long, with a central circular hole 2mm in diameter. This is just missing its turned outer edge.
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-447662
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Head and part of bow from a roman bow brooch. The object is in fair condition, is 14mm long, 28mm wide, 11mm thick and weighs 6.89g.
Created on: Sunday 2nd December 2018
Last updated: Sunday 2nd December 2018
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