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Record ID: WILT-F9071C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch dating to c AD80 - 120. The foot of the brooch and the pin have been lost to old breaks. At the head of the brooch the wings survive complete to a width of 18.4mm, these are C-shaped in cross section and terminate in a perforated wing cap, that on the left being incomplete. A perforated crest projects over the head of the brooch. A separate copper alloy axis bar runs between the two perforated wing caps, holding the spring of a sprung pin in situ, an external cord passes through the perforated crest, althoug…
Created on: Monday 18th March 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2019
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Record ID: WILT-8F5E38
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy trumpet- derivative brooch, of Hull's type 162, dating to AD 100-175. The head of the brooch is oval in cross section and it has a concave reverse, a perforated lug projects from either side of the reverse, reatinign a separate copper alloy axis bar and sprung pin, with internal cord in situ. The tip of the pin has been lost. A transverse band defined by incised lines decorates the top of the head, with a longitudinal band running below this, with surviving white metal coating. A D-shaped plate projects out from the mid-point of the bow, on a perpendicu…
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Monday 18th March 2019
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Record ID: SUR-D19E54
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A copper alloy Roman circular flat plate brooch of 26.7mm diameter, dominated by a large central boss of 17mm diameter with the remains of a red glass intaglio. Around this boss is a border with a moulded rim and three faint concentric bands of cable style or other types of sinuous foliate decoration. One side of this border has been lost. The reverse is flat and undecorated with a simple in-line hinge lug and catchplate. Circa 3rd century AD.
Created on: Monday 4th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
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Record ID: SUR-D177B9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A large copper alloy Roman brooch of Hod Hill type, 65.3mm in length, missing its pin and with the rusted remnant of an iron spindle at the hinge. The surface has been tinned. The body of the bow has moulded decoration in the form of transverse collars of cable-style decoration between circular plates with dot and annulet motifs. The shoulder has a central rib flanked by parallel ribs with flanking terminals of semi-circular cross-section, one of which is bent. The catchplate is openwork with two pierced circular holes, one large and one small and traces of rusted iron suggesting a (no…
Created on: Monday 4th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
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Record ID: SUR-D0DEF3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A Roman copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative type, complete with spring and most of the pin, The wings are semi-cylindrical with engraved borders around each tip. The spring has eight coils and a chord which is held by a loop integral to the bow. The bow is undecorated and has a cross section which tapers from a sub-rounded shoulder to a flat foot with a terminal which curls into a catchplate. Circa 1st Century AD.
Created on: Monday 4th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
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Record ID: WILT-7C1D3C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A fragment of a Roman copper alloy probable Colchester derivative brooch, probably dating to c. AD 50-150. The surviving fragment comprises of the lower bow and foot only, with the upper bow lost to an old break. The bow tapers into a pointed foot, with an integral, unperforated sub-triangular catch plate projecting from the reverse, with pin rest leaning to the right. The bow of the brooch is undecorated. Length 29.5mm; width 2.2mm; thickness 10.2mm; weight 1.74g.
Created on: Thursday 28th February 2019
Last updated: Thursday 28th February 2019
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Record ID: OXON-6648EA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy saucer brooch of early Anglo-Saxon date (c. AD 450-600). The brooch has an incomplete outwardly-turned rim around a central panel of decoration. The cast decoration is partly obscured by concretion but depicts a central circular motif with an equal-armed cross, and is surrounded by a repeating interlace design possibly of an entwined beast. Gilding survives over much of the outer face. The reverse of the brooch retains both the catch plate and single lug for the pin. This brooch was found along with another of identical design, and this may suggest the p…
Created on: Wednesday 27th February 2019
Last updated: Saturday 2nd March 2019
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Record ID: OXON-65D2A2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy saucer brooch of early Anglo-Saxon date (c. AD 450-600). The brooch has an incomplete outwardly-turned rim around a central panel of decoration. The cast decoration is partly obscured by concretion but depicts a central circular motif with an equal-armed cross, and is surrounded by a repeating interlace design possibly of an entwined beast. Gilding survives over much of the outer face. The reverse of the brooch retains both the catch plate and single lug for the pin but iron corrosion adheres to this area, indicative of an iron pin, a common feature of t…
Created on: Wednesday 27th February 2019
Last updated: Saturday 2nd March 2019
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Record ID: SOM-BF364B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A Roman copper alloy disc brooch that is formed from thin plate that has a concave/dished interior and convex underside thereby creating a bowl shape. In the centre of the bowl is a seperate copper alloy upwardly pointing circular cross sectioned pin that has a wide base, narrow waist and a slightly expanded flat topped terminal and is secured in place by a single integral rivet at its base which goes through a hole in the plate. Evenly spaced around the outside edge of the rim are ten outwardly projection small knops. The front (concave) face is decorated with an unrecessed narrow bo…
Created on: Tuesday 19th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: SOM-BDDA00
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A Roman copper alloy hinged initial T-shaped brooch or possibly hinged Dolphin, probably dating to c. AD 50-100. The brooch is complete apart from the pin although the catch plate has been bent. At the head of the bow are cylindrical wings now 4.3mm in diameter. These wings are open on each end revealing a pale-coloured material that may be remains of solder within them. There is a central slot between the wings to allow for a hinged pin, now missing, that would have been placed around an iron axis bar which is still in place. The wings are undecorated apart from a group of three incis…
Created on: Tuesday 19th February 2019
Last updated: Thursday 28th February 2019
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Record ID: WILT-A83719
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy colchester derivative brooch, probably dating to AD 75-150. Only the foot and part of the footplate remains. The bow is plano-convex in cross section, tapering into the foot which has a large foot knop, circular in cross section, and with an unperforated catchplate, with right curling pin rest, projecting from the reverse. Length: 34.40mm; width: 5.60mm; thickness: 1.49mm; weight: 5.68g.
Created on: Monday 18th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th March 2019
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Record ID: WILT-A77C33
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A fragment of Roman copper alloy developed T-shaped brooch, dating to AD 75-150. This fragment consists of the head of the brooch only, with the cylindrical wings retaining a separate copper alloy axis bar and fragment of a hinged pin in situ. An incomplete, integral headloop projects from the top of the head. The bow expands from the head with a flat cross section, truncated almost immediately by an old break. An incised line delineates either wing tip, whilst the bow is decorated with a recessed rectangular field containing a reserved, incomplete lozengiform border defining a cell of…
Created on: Monday 18th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th March 2019
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Record ID: WILT-593848
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete late Iron Age or early Roman copper alloy Colchester brooch dating to AD 25 - 60. The spring, pin and majority of the catchplate have been lost. At the head of the bow two short wings project to the sides, both incomplete, a forward facing hook projects from the centre of the head, with a rectangular projection behind the head; the sprung pin has been lost. The bow itself is sub-oval in cross section and tapers to a pointed foot. The vestigial remains of an integral catchplate project from the reverse of the foot. Length: 57.1mm; Width: 15.8mm; Thickness: 4.9mm; weight …
Created on: Thursday 14th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th February 2019
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Record ID: WILT-2B0DEB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A Roman copper alloy plate brooch, of Hull's Type 252B, dating to c. AD 100-200. The brooch consists of a circular plate with a perforated lug and unperforated catchplate projecting from the reverse, on the same axis. The lug retains an iron axis bar and the corroded remains of an iron pin in situ. The front of the plate features a recessed circular field divided in two by a large reserved annulet, the outer band filled with blue enamel and with six reserved pellets positioned equidistantly from eachother. Overall, the object measures 19.9 mm in diameter and 1.9 mm thick. It weighs …
Created on: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Last updated: Thursday 21st March 2019
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Record ID: WILT-050F4E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Late Iron Age/ early Roman copper alloy brooch, probably dating from AD 25-75. A hinged strip bow brooch, almost complete, with some damage to its head and missing its axis bar and pin. The head of the brooch consists of a rectangular sheet of copper alloy rolled under itself to form the wings for a lost axis bar. A rectangular slot has been cut into the reverse of the head to accommodate a hinged pin, also lost, and with the left wing damaged. The bow tapers into a pointed foot with a sub-rectangular, unperforated catchplate projecting from the reverse. The upper bow is …
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: WILT-EED11A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A Roman copper alloy fragment of a trumpet brooch, of Mackreth's type TR 1.2b2, dating from AD 75-200. The head of the brooch is oval in cross section, with a concave reverse and small knop projecting from the apex. A relatively large wire loop projects from the reverse of the head, aligned longitudinally. The front of the bow features elaborate enamel inlaid decoration, with two symmetrical panels divided along the longitudinal median line by a central ridge. Traces of blue enamel survive in some of the recessed cells. At the centre of the bow is an 'acanthus'-style moulding flanked b…
Created on: Monday 28th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: DEV-CDAC2E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete copper alloy brooch dating to the Roman period, dating to c. AD 75-150. This is an example of a "developed T-shaped" brooch, with the head, wings, bow, foot and catch-plate surviving, in addition to the hinge of the pin and approximately 3.9mm of the pin itself. This class of brooch is associated with the south-west of England. The wings, housing the original access bar for the hinged pin mechanism, are tubular in shape, and the left wing is slightly damaged, leaving the terminal angled at around 45 degrees. The right wing retains its original truncated end. Each wing i…
Created on: Saturday 26th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2019
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Record ID: NARC-86EA07
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete copper alloy plate brooch of early Roman date (AD 43-200). The object is composed of a single flat sheet of copper alloy which is spatulate in plan. the upper portion retains a semi-circular knop with a central circular perforation below which the body of the brooch expands and then tapers in to a double stepped semi-circular foot. The back of the plate retains a double lug and axis pin with a small portion of the sheet pin between the lugs. the triangular integral catchplate is partially retained at the foot end. The upper face is decorated with a geometric pattern compo…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2019
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Record ID: SOM-7173B2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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Roman cast copper-alloy Colchester two-piece brooch with sprung pin dating to the first century AD. The brooch consists of the head with the entire spring in situ. A large portion of the pin and bow also survive but are fragmented at their tips such that the catchplate is missing. The head has semi-circular sectioned wings, concave at the back to accommodate the spring and decorated on the front with two incised transverse lines near each end. At the centre of the head is a double pierced lug. The spring wraps around a copper alloy axis bar going through the lower piercing of the lug…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: SOM-DF1845
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Roman cast copper alloy hinged initial T shaped brooch dated to AD 60-90, comprising the head, part of the bow and a fragment of the pin. The head is formed of two wide close-ended cylindrical wings, oval in section and tapering towards the ends. Both ends have shallow incised circular bands around them c. 1mm from the ends although this may have been across the front only. The right wing is more fragmented than the left and contains pale-coloured material that may be remains of solder. There is a central slot on the underside of the head that contains a fragment of the…
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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