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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • Primary material: Gold

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Record ID: SUSS-B6E917
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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TREASURE TROVE CASE 2006 T61 Anglo-Saxon gold and garnet composite brooch fitting Date: 7th Century Description: The fitting comprises a garnet which has been set into a gold frame with a gold back plate. The garnet is thick and bevelled and is possibly a cabochon garnet. The upper surface of the garnet has been ground flat. The garnet is slightly damaged due to a chip on one edge, resulting in the loss of approximately ⅛. The garnet has been set into a simple, well fitting frame of sheet gold which has been edged with a single strand of twisted gold wire ropework, flanked by two …
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2006
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bersted area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-F446B7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman gold and silver oval brooch, 21mm long, 19mm wide and weighing 6.37grams. The brooch consists of an oval plate which is coated in silver on the reverse. The upper surface is decorated with three concentric ovals of gold ropework. The outer one is wider and higher than the inner two. These have incised lines running at oblique angles in differing directions, which gives the effect of a herringbone pattern. In the centre is a raised border 1mm thick and 2mm high, this may have contained a precious stone, but is now filled with green corrosion or concrection of some sort. Teh back o…
Created on: Monday 10th May 2004
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: DENO-F04302
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from an early medieval gold brooch or mount. Rectangular fragment of very fine sheet gold with a filigree border and decoration (from one end to another) of a filigree S-scroll, a now empty raised circular cell, two filigree annulets, then a raised rectangular cell containing what appears to be possibly degraded blue enamel (now mostly opaque white). The reverse is undecorated, although the impression of the cells and filigree can be seen. Length 17.90mm, width 9.30mm, overall thickness 2.70mm, thickness of sheet 0.18mm, weight 0.79g.
Created on: Friday 25th February 2005
Last updated: Friday 12th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leicestershire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-42FE51
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval brooch; cast gold brooch of possible 16th century date. The brooch is a miniature ring of twisted gold wire sandwiched between two further rings of plain gold wire. There is further twisted wire forming a cross through the centre of the brooch, adorned with a gold pellet at the end of each arm and with a tiny ring of twisted wire in the centre. The back of the brooch has a fitting formed of a flat strip of gold which extends across the centre of the ring and is then curled up on itself at both ends to form loops. The finder confirms that there was originally a gold pin at…
Created on: Thursday 12th February 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WMID-86D485
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Date: 13th - early 14th century Description: A medieval gold annular brooch, set with six coloured stones in raised collets on a frame of D-shaped section. The stones are arranged symmetrically: on either side of the pin are set three stones, one blue stone between two red stones. The blue stones are probably sapphires, the red stones probably garnets or rubies. Between each stone, the frame of the brooch is decorated with granulation. The pin survives, with a raised collar of granulation, and is looped around a constriction which lies between two raised ridges. The end of the pin sit…
Created on: Friday 17th April 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 18th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stratford on Avon District', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9E1D13
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Very fine medieval gold annular brooch dating from the 15th century. The brooch is hollow cast and is hemispherical in section. Part of the frame is made up of a pair of very finely cast three-dimensional clasped hands, the right hand faces the front and is positioned over the left. There is a raised band immediately below the knuckles suggesting the end of a sleeve. The left hand, facing the back of the brooch, has the same band but is less pronounced probably due to wear. There is a small hole about 1mm diameter where the thumbs of the hands meet on the inner edge of the frame. Cuff…
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2006
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warrington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-A3B9F2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gold annular brooch, 21.5mm in diameter and 1 mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 2.64grams. The brooch is circular in form and rectangular in section with a slight concavity. It has been bent out of shape at some point and has small creases on part of its surface. The object has a small recess which holds a semi-circular pin bar. The upper surface of the brooch is inscribed AVE: MARIA GRATIA in Lombardic scrpit and has a narrow incised border on its inner edge.
Created on: Friday 13th March 2009
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
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Record ID: WAW-F26B45
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Report: 2005/T8 Parish/County: Rowington, Warwickshire A medieval brooch of trefoil shape. Each part of the trefoil was originally enamelled. The enamel survives in two of the foils and is coloured blue and white. The third area has lost its enamel, which may have been of a different colour less well preserved in the ground. The bottom foil is decorated with five gold crescents and an asymmetrically placed star to the left of centre. The reverse is decorated with flowers and engraved with an inscription, all of which would originally have been enamelled. The inscription reads…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2007
Last updated: Monday 19th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rowington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-2A23B2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold annular brooch dating to the Medieval period. A medieval brooch with a circular hoop, flat on the reverse. The front is ornamented with four punched bosses and four flowers placed at equal distances. Three of the flowers are soldered to the frame and the fourth is soldered to the attachment loop of the pin. The brooch is gold and dates from the late thirteenth or the fourteenth century.
Created on: Monday 24th August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hurleston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-288E96
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold; finder’s analysis suggests 22 carat. Brooch. Frame of a brooch of oval or rhomboid form. A thin cast moulded front of curvilinear floral design inhalf relief is attached to a flat back-plate, so the body of the brooch is actually hollow. Front and back are crimped together to provide a setting for an oval stone (now lost). The field of the display face has a slightly rough or stippled surface, so as to emphasise the decorative detail which it surrounds. A long strand of gold wires was wound about the central setting, and at least seven wires each terminating in a small pelle…
Created on: Thursday 6th May 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st June 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winteringham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-144632
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A miniature medieval brooch, circular in form, with a flat back and raised decoration on the front. This consists of four collets, made to accommodate stones, now lost, placed at equal distances at the top and bottom of the frame of the brooch. In the middle of the frame at each side is a semi-spherical moulding with punched decoration imitating granulation. The pin is intact and is secured by a rod within the frame of the brooch and a groove, which serves as a pin-rest. The brooch is gold and dates from the thirteenth or early fourteenth century.
Created on: Saturday 28th November 2009
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barton-le-Clay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-D21D7B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold open-frame brooch, roughly circular in plan, with an intact pin and two opposing, empty, collets. The frame is of oval cross-section and has a constriction, around which the pin loop has been folded. A transverse ridge separates the loop from the pin shaft, the latter of which is of flat section and tapers to a point. The two centrally located collets flank this pin. Each collet, attached to a flattened area of the frame, is cylindrical, has a vertical seam and an upper edge that has been rolled inwards. Width: 17.1 mm; Height/Length: 16.9 mm; Thickness: 4.6 mm. Weight: 1.2…
Created on: Monday 19th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'St. Mary Bourne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-3259EB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Number: 2015 T821 Find Spot: Princethorpe, Warwickshire PAS Database number: WAW-3259EB Period: Medieval Date of Discovery: August 2015 Circumstances of discovery: Metal detected find. Description: Gold annular brooch: The brooch is circular with a D-shaped section and has a constriction for the pin. Both faces of the brooch are undecorated. The pin is an elongated triangle which is curled around the constriction forming the attachment loop. There are two fine transverse grooves on the outer face of the pin above the a…
Created on: Friday 30th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th April 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BERK-2E69DF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
TREASURE CASE 2015 T634. A gold medieval rectangular brooch, dating from c. AD 1230-1350. The brooch has four applied quatrefoil mounts at each corner (also in gold), however one mount has been bisected where a constriction in the frame allows the extant gold pin to be mounted. Located centrally on each side of the brooch is an inverted conical collet, also in gold, with each collet containing an unidentified black stone or glass insert. The reverse of the brooch is plain and undecorated. The pin is of simple design, a tapering rod of gold being looped over the brooch frame to secure …
Created on: Friday 11th September 2015
Last updated: Monday 7th December 2015
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Record ID: LIN-C6E84D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure reference 2017 T708: a medieval gold annular brooch. The frame is circular in plan and in section, and has a restriction for the pin. The pin is intact, and has a small decorative collar next to the terminal loop. The pin tapers to the terminal. The brooch is dated to the Medieval period, 13th to 14th centuries. Similar brooches have been taken through the Treasure Act (1996), for example 2010 T330 from the Isle of Wight, 2008 T124 from North Yorkshire, and 2015 T821 from Princethorpe, Warwickshire.
Created on: Thursday 10th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Freiston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-A1014C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold pennanular brooch. The panannular frame is 26mm in diameter and 3mm wide. It is decorated with floriate design which appears to have been etched into a wider sheet and then shaped into its current form. The terminals are domed and adorned with filigree (alternate triangles and circles) and topped with a square cut green glass stone which sits atop the dome. the base and green glass have filigree borders. The frame terminals are 7.5mm in diameter and sit 5mm high. The pin is 44mm long and is attached to teh frmae by a rectangular notch allowing the frame to move freely around…
Created on: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 20th May 2015
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Record ID: YORYM-AE4897
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case : 2016 T1031 Description: An incomplete gold jewellery element of unidentified function (see Discussion). The artefact comprises an elongated oval-shaped plate made from thin gold sheet, with integral attachment loops at either end. One loop retains a double-looped hinge fitting. One side of the plate is plain and generally flat, with some distortion. The other side is decorated with applied filigree ornament surrounding a raised central setting of cloisonné enamel, contained within a gold collar. The setting comprises a quatrefoil motif, formed from a central circular…
Created on: Tuesday 15th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kellington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D27DCC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold possible brooch, of early-medieval (probable 5th-century) date. Description: The object consists of a circular base-plate of gold sheet with a three-dimensional figure of a crouching, four-legged animal (a feline?) mounted along the diameter and buttressed by a pair of supporting zoomorphic heads on either side that rise and curve inwards from the base. The base has a decorative filigree border formed by two beaded wires with a thicker beaded wire soldered between and on top of them, just inside the edge of the disc. The head of the central animal is bent down to touch the base-…
Created on: Tuesday 30th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lichfield District', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-58786B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A circular gold and garnet setting, possibly from a brooch, pendant or another piece of jewellery. The setting comprises a gold collar made from an upright strip of gold surrounded by three strands of gold beaded wire, the central strand perhaps slightly larger than the others. The beading shows some signs of wear. The gold strip is partially folded underneath the gem, which is probably a garnet. It is cabochon cut with a flat top and an annulet drilled into its centre, now empty but once perhaps inlaid with another material (see Discussion). The back of the gem is dished. It is largel…
Created on: Friday 12th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-67FE04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold brooch. An elongated lentoid plate with reinforcing strips formed by the sharp double folding of its edges behind it, and with a pin seat formed by a vertically set cylinder textured to resemble a spring [pin lost]; at the other end a larger but similarly textured cylinder with an open side is set horizontally to serve as catch plate. The display face of the brooch bears remarkably fine floral decoration of twisted wires of two or three distinct gauges, and clustered pellets of at least two sizes, the largest along the outer edges being of 1.7mm diameter. These ornate elements are…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fotherby', grid reference and parish protected.


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