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Record ID: WAW-A76095
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy brooch of Polden Hill type, c. AD 50-100. The brooch is well preserved but has lost its foot and catch plate. The lower part of the bow is narrow with a circular section but, near its apex there is an increase in width it being flanked by ribs forming two, converging chevrons. These meet near the wings where they are supplemented by two additional ribs on each side. The wings are plain, with a hollow underside which accommodated the coils spring, secured by a bar, set within perforated plates at the ends of the wings. On the end of the head is an integral loop. Lengt…
Created on: Thursday 14th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th March 2019
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Record ID: WAW-9208B3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Remains of a Roman brooch of 'Trumpet' type (AD 50-200). Poorly preserved with much loss of its original surface and lacking its foot and catch-plate. The bow is D sectioned with a transverse moulding at its crest, this is flanked by cusped mouldings. Further transverse mouldings were present further down the bow and it appears that the head bore asymmetric 'celtic' style raised decoration although corrosion make it impossible to see the details. On the underside of the head is a single lug, originally bearing a hole by which the spring was attached. Length 33.6mm, Width 13.8mm, Height…
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
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Record ID: WAW-9178A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy brooch of Polden Hill type AD 50-100, poor condition, corroded with much loss of surface, end of foot and catch-plate missing. Oval sectioned bow with a slight, longitudinal rib. Underside of wings hollowed to accommodate a coiled spring, secured by a pin passing through two integral plates at the ends of the wings. The spring passes through a lug on the end of the head plate. Length 24.0mm, Width 23.4mm, Height 13.0mm, Mass 8.90g.
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
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Record ID: WAW-FE7808
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Remains of a Roman, copper alloy, plate brooch. The brooch was circular and bore, in its centre, two concentric grooves surrounding a recess. These hollows are likely to have been filled with enamel although none survives. On the back of the brooch are the remains of the pin mount and catch plate. Diameter 25.9mm, Thickness 1.4mm, Mass 2.40g. Brooches of this type are dated to the 2nd century AD
Created on: Friday 22nd February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-FE5458
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch of Iron Age date. The brooch was made from a single piece of copper alloy its pin, now missing, being linked to the bow through a single spiral turn on one side of the head. The bow is flat, its back decorated with a longitudinal band of incised, close-set, transverse, zig-zags. At each end of this band is a zone of finely incised, close-set lines. The catch-plate is set on the side of the foot and not beneath it as is usual. Length 59.0mm, Width 7.3mm, Height (of bow) 21.3mm, Mass 5.11g. This brooch is late Iron Age to Early Roman type and can be broadly dated to c…
Created on: Friday 22nd February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-FD7DD8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch of Late Roman/Early Medieval Armbrustfibel type' and of probable Spanish origin. The brooch is simple and consist of a high, round sectioned bow marked with incised 'roped' decoration. The end of the bow is flattened with a central hole to accommodate the axial bar around which was coiled the spring. At the other end of the bow is a short catch plate. Length 48.6mm, Height 25.4mm, Bow 4.1 x 3.3mm. This bow is of the type described as a 'two piece crossbow brooch with roped decoration' (Joan Pinar Gil, 'A note on female clothing in 5th century southern Gaul' in Tiva…
Created on: Friday 22nd February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-FD2AF9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment from the foot of a Roman brooch of indeterminate type. The foot terminates in a disc which is separated from the end of the brooch by a narrow waist. What remains of the bow is a thin strip of metal expanding slightly as towards the arch. Beneath this is the thin web of a catch plate the surviving edge of which is slightly curved to hold the pin. Length 33.7mm, Width 14.9mm Thickness 7.0mm, Mass 3.59g. Insufficient remains to allow this brooch to be classified but the fragment is likely to have been part of a 'Trumpet' or 'Headstud' brooch of 1st or 2nd century date.
Created on: Friday 22nd February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-FC6B4E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy penannular brooch, Roman, 1st - 2nd century AD, made from 2.1mm diameter wire with expanded, 3.6mm diameter, flattened oblate, terminals, Booth Class A7. The pin is flattened and curved around the hoop, it is truncated by appears to have been curved down towards the ring. Diameter 23.9mm, Mass 2.70g.
Created on: Friday 22nd February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-FC5599
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Brooch of Central European, Bronze Age, type, c.1100-800 BC. It is made from a single length of 2.7mm diameter, copper alloy wire, one end of which is a tightly wound to form a six turn spiral. From this the wire is bent back on itself to form a hook-like catch plate. The wire is twisted back and forth to form five, figure of 8 loops on the end of which is an integral pin. The wire is cracked at this point. The brooch is in excellent condition with a mid-brown patination which contains some grains of sand. Length 99.3mm, Width 41.7mm, Height 26.2mm, Mass 30.31g. This brooch is of Cent…
Created on: Friday 22nd February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-F0C1FE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4, flat wing ends type), c.f. Mackreth Type 4.i. Plate 47, AD c. 80-240. The copper alloy brooch has a semi-cylindrical wings decorated with a vertical groove at the outer terminals. Both upper edges of the wings show are incomplete. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is a trace of an integral hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is decorated with a moulding on either side. The head is undecorated but from the bow there is a vertical ri…
Created on: Thursday 21st February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-6DE10C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Hod Hill, without side lugs brooch, 23mm long, 13mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 1.51g. The brooch is incomplete, representing the upper half of the brooch and is sub rectangular in form and cross section. It has an inverted triangular upper section with a central rectangular recess in its upper edge to house the now missing pin. Below it widens out to form 'shoulders' and then gently tapers in width and curves, with three slight linear recesses at decoration. It is missing its foot and catch plate.
Created on: Friday 15th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-6D662B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
AC Late Iron Age to early Roman copper alloy Langton Down brooch, AD 25 -60. The brooch has a circular cross sectioned hollow 'head plate' which houses a spring of four coils and a partial pin. The bow is rectangular in form and cross section and is flat and missing its base. It is decorated with a series of ridges. Its reverse houses the scars of an open catch-plate which take up half of the bows length. It is 41mm long, 17mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 4.13g.
Created on: Friday 15th February 2019
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-1738ED
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackkreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5d1 plain wings, c.f. Mackreth Type 5d1, Plate 51, AD c. 150-175. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical undecorated wings with incompklete, perforated wing caps. The copper alloy axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is a trace of an integral , perforated lug. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is undecorated, although there is a recent scuff mark on it. There are no mouldings on the side of the bow head. The bow is sub semi-circular in sectio…
Created on: Monday 11th February 2019
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: DYFED-BF9464
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Carmarthenshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Copper Alloy T shaped Roman Fibula. The Fibula is dark green in colour, and the arms of the tea appear to curl in on themselves like a rolled scroll. There is no pin on the reverse. The length of the Fibula is 20mm and the width is also 20mm, it weighs 5.4g
Created on: Thursday 7th February 2019
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kidwelly', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DYFED-AFB2AD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Carmarthenshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small circular Copper Alloy Roman Brooch with inlaid coloured enamel. The obverse of the brooch features a central circle, surrounded by 4 half bone shapes at North, East, South and West. The East and West shapes are inlaid with black/ dark coloured enamel. The North shape is filled with white (light coloured) enamel, the south shape is missing its enamel, and is presumed to have been white/light coloured to mimic its opposite. The reverse features 2 prongs where a pin would have been attached; these are showing small signs of corrosion. The brooch has a diameter of 14mm and weighs 2.5g.
Created on: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Llandeilo', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DYFED-AF50C7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Carmarthenshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Roman Fibula type brooch. The fibula has a brown patina and weighs 6.2g. The fibula has a length of 24mm and a width of 19mm. The fibula is quite small and wide, and tapers down to a rounded end. The fibula is whole but missing the pin on the reverse, it is whole but has discolouration and pitting on its surface.
Created on: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kidwelly', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-2F7360
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch possibly of Aucissa type dating to 43-100 AD. The surviving fragment of the brooch consists of the bow and part of the head, the catch plate, and foot. The head of the brooch is formed from a flat, rectangular panel, half of which is missing. A flat collar joins the head to the D-shaped bow which has bent back from damage. The bow is D-shaped in cross-section. The front surface of the bow is decorated with a raised central spine or ridge bearing transverse ribbing. The bow tapers in width where there is a raised collar which joins the triangular-…
Created on: Thursday 31st January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 12th 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: NLM-6DB74A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch. Cast hinged Colchester derivative, hinged brooch, Mackreth 2011, type CD H 4.b, Plate 57. Plain tubular wings with a single groove at either end retain an axis bar for a hinged pin [lost]. The wings are clasped by a D-section bow with a central longitudinal ridge flanked by pronounced gutters; the central ridge is billeted or cross-cut, though smoothed by wear. The bow tapers to a plain foot; the stub of a catch plate remains behind the lower bow. Suggested date: Early Roman, 50-120 Length: 41mm, Width: 27.1mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 6.3mm, Weight: 10.92gm
Created on: Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wyham cum Cadeby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5AE7BF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy hinged developed T-shaped brooch dating to AD 50 -150. The surviving section comprises the head, wings and upper bow. At the head cylindrical wings survive, retaining a copper alloy axis bar. In the centre of the wings is the head with a complete integral headloop, this is a small circular aperture in the centre of a sub-rectangular tab of copper alloy. At the reverse of the head is the slot cut into the centre to accommodate a hinged pin. The bow is rectangular (flat) in section and projects from the head, it terminates in a break. In the centre of the survi…
Created on: Monday 21st January 2019
Last updated: Monday 21st January 2019
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