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    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: IOW-0776A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete and corroded copper-alloy one-piece brooch of Nauheim derivative La Tene III type of the Late Iron Age or Early Roman period (c. AD 10-c. AD 100). The pin, bar, the catch-plate and most of the spring are missing. The brooch has a head forming part of the bilateral spring. The flat bow/body is irregular in plan and tapers to a break at the bottom. The front of the bow appears to be plain. This brooch is green and pitted with flecks of a dark green patina. Length: 33.5mm; width at head: 4.4mm; maximum width of bow: 7.0mm; thickness of bow: 1.1mm. Weight: 1.64g. Nauheim…
Created on: Friday 13th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-A2D378
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Late Iron Age to Early Roman copper-alloy Langton Down type brooch (AD 25-60). The pin, spring mechanism and the lower part of the bow, including the catch-plate, are missing. The brooch is generally T-shaped in plan and has wings which are semi-cylindrical and open at the rear. In plan, the bow narrows from the wings towards the break at the bottom. Adjacent to the wings, the bow has a width of c. 15.0mm and the width at the break is 6.2mm. The front of the bow is stepped horizontally and the rear face is flat and plain. This brooch is green and corroded overall. Hei…
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-FDD643
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper alloy Roman Colchester derivative, hinged brooch of T-shaped form, dating to the period AD 65-150 The brooch is complete but now mishapen. It has wide arms decorated with ribbing at each terminal and centrally on the reverse a slot in which the hinged pin is located, and still moves freely. Below the head of the brooch the bow widens into a rectangular plate with central chevron demarcated by raised ribs; the edges of the panel also have raised ribs. Just above the foot of the V of the chevron the bow narrows and continues to taper almost to a point at the foo…
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FD6FF4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, double lugged, Harlow brooch, with almost all of the spring, the pin, the lower part of the bow and all of the catchplate missing. The wings and the bow, which is D-sectioned at the top and turning round-sectioned towards the break, are plain. Mackreth 2011, CD Ha 2.d. Wingspan and extant length 18mm. c.43 - c.75AD.
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th March 2018
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Record ID: WAW-FAA117
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Iron Age-Roman brooch, probably a Langton Down type: The copper alloy brooch is incomplete; it has cylindrical wings, although this is incomplete. The pin, spring and axis bar are missing, although there appears to be a stud which is circular sectioned and tapers to a blunt point, protruding from the interior of the wings. The function of the stud is not certain. The wings contain some iron corrosion. The bow protrudes from the lower edge of the wings and is a slender rectangle in section and tapers to a broken edge, probably above the mid point. The exterior is decoration with a …
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Record ID: WREX-F95EB6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example and the iron pin remains in situ. The head is stepped as is typical of this type only the base of the headloop. The lower step is decorated with a series of incised vertical grooves. The upper bow is badly damaged and corroded but would originally have had panels containing enamelled cells. Below the panels is the remains of a raised knop. The lower part of the bow tapers below the knop to a broken end. The foot, pin and catchplate are missing. The object has dark greenish brown pat…
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sesswick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-7D19C5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Late Iron Age or early Roman rosette brooch. The object consists of winged head, a disc plate with projecting stud and a fantail. The winged head is decorated with small grooved lines which radiate from the edge of the plate. The disc plate is decorated with two concentric circular borders and a separate broken stud and attached spokes. The spokes are broken but enough remain to determine that they would have created a sunflower like design. The finder has attached the stud to the plate with blu-tac. The fantail decoration mimics the grooved lines running fro…
Created on: Tuesday 13th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2018
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Record ID: NARC-2709B6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Colchester derivativem double-lugged, Harlow type brooch of Roman date (AD 43-100). The head comprises sub-rectangular wings, one of which is terminates in an old abraded break. At the back of the wings is a projecting attachment lug, with a central perforation which, would have held the wire pin which is now missing. The wings are decorated with an incised circumferential line at the end of each. A circular sectioned bow extends centrally from the front of the wings curving to form an arch and tapering steadily in width and thickness to the foot. The worn re…
Created on: Friday 9th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2018
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Record ID: BERK-01883A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Romano-British lugged disc plate brooch dating to the second century AD. The brooch is discoidal in plan with enamelled cells and eight peripheral lugs, one of which is broken and missing. The brooch has three internal circular cells, the innermost cell now being devoid of any decoration or insert. The two outer bands feature alternating panels of red and green enamell, the green panels being twice the size of the red panels. Separating the enamelled cells are solid concentric bands of silver, or silvered (white-metal coated) copper alloy. The periphe…
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FEC830
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy sprung brooch of Colchester derivative, rear hook type. Spring and pin missing. Damaged and broken wings. D-sectioned bow, foot and catchplate missing. Extant wingspan 25mm. Extant length 17.5mm. c.43 - c.65
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th March 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-E82733
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, hinged bow brooch, AD 43-100. Length: 37 mm, width: 32 mm, thickness: 12 mm, weight: 10.59 grams. The brooch has solid circular cross sectioned, solid wings with a small ioff centre recess for a hinged pin, now missing. The curved bow is D shaped in cross section and is plain with some damage. It has a large triangular shaped catchplate folded back at the end which sits above a small stepped foot.
Created on: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-E7C11B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy dolphin type Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch, dating to AD 43-100. Length: 61 mm, width: 41 mm, thickness: 16 mm, weight: 25.6 grams. The brooch has open semi-circular cross sectioned wings which are missing their spring. They are each decorated with two vertical raised bands with two lines of incised notches on each. The raised bands are flanked by three rounded depressions. The bow has a D shaped cross section and is also decoarted with two lines of incised notches, running down its centre. this is flanked by a linear ridge at each edge which tapers toward…
Created on: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Last updated: Saturday 24th March 2018
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Record ID: NLM-D6894D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast hinged Colchester derivative brooch, Mackreth type CD H 9.b or East Midlands Enamelled. A rounded bow clasps tubular wings clenched behind retaining hinged pin on an axis bar, the latter possibly of iron as suggested by extruded rust. A pair of ridges down the side of the bow flank the uppermost of a series of rectangular cut-outs for enamel, one retaining a trace of mid blue enamel. Most of the bow is lost. Suggested date: Early Roman, 70-130. Length: 12.6mm, Width: 25.9mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 6.8mm, Weight: 5.68gms
Created on: Monday 5th March 2018
Last updated: Saturday 14th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scawby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-6B4AFB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman (AD 43-100) copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, double-lugged, Harlow type. It is missing most of its spring mechanism, the lower bow and catchplate. Part of the cord is retained in the upper piercing of the lug. The wings are C-shaped in cross-section (concave to the reverse and convex to the front) and span 25.0mm. At the centre of the reverse and extending above into the top of the bow is the double-pierced lug, which is D-shaped. A length of wire cord 9.8mm long and 1.2mm in diameter is wedged in the upper piercing. To the front of the bow a ridge exte…
Created on: Wednesday 28th February 2018
Last updated: Saturday 14th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tangley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-3F2D05
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of the Headstud type, (Mackreth 2011, Chap. 4, Part 2, Group 2), c.f. Mackreth 2001, Chap. 4, Part 2, Group 2, Plate 71, AD c. 75-150. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical undecorated wings which have an abraded upper and lower edge so may have been cylindrical originally with a slot in the centre. The bow head is wide and is a slender D-shape in section with the convex surface forming the outer face. The bow head tapers towards the bow, which continues the bow and terminates with a bulbous foot. The sides of the bow are abraded but slightly undulating which may b…
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2018
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Record ID: WAW-3EC7AB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
oman brooch of Colchester derivative, double lugged, Harlow type (Mackreth 2011, Chapter 3, Part 1, Group 4), c.f. Mackreth Type 4, Plate 35. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical short, undecorated wings which are incomplete. On the reverse there is a central doubly perforated lug which supports the iron axis bar. Around the axis bar the copper alloy spring is coiled seven times, although many of the coils are incomplete. The pin is missing. At the upper edge of the lug there second perforation supports the chord. The bowhead is slightly angular in profile and is decorated wi…
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Record ID: WAW-023B58
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Chap. 3, Part 3, Group 4b, Plate 46, AD c. 75-400. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical undecorated wings with perforated wing caps. The axis bar and spring are incomplete and the pin is missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is the trace of an integral hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is undecorated. There are slight mouldings on the side of the bow head. The bow is D-shaped in section and tapers to a broken terminal. The break is not too recent. The surface of the brooch has…
Created on: Friday 23rd February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2018
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Record ID: IOW-EF51AD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy Colchester derivative 'initial' T-shaped, Dorset type bow brooch (AD 50-150). The pin is missing and the chain/head loop is largely missing. The tubular wings taper slightly towards their ends. However, the top of the wings are flat. At the rear of the wings a slot to accommodate a pin loop is off-centre. Close to the bow the wings have a diameter of about 4.4mm. Each outer end has a small portion missing and is abraded. The wings enclose the remains of an axis bar but the type of metal it is made from is uncertain. At the head of the brooch there are…
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-EB422D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch dating to the late first century AD. The head of the brooch comprises a pair of rectangular wings which are semi-circular in section. They are decorated with vertical panels of ribs and grooves, with the ribs being knurled. There is a small knop at the top of the bow, all that remains of a chord hook. The spring and pin are missing. The bow is arched and D-shaped in section, with the characteristic hump of a Dolphin brooch. It tapers slightly to a rounded foot. The catchplate is damaged but is triangular in shape and is decorated w…
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Saturday 24th March 2018
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Record ID: DOR-D6594D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Colchester derivative, hinged brooch. The wings are short and tubular housing a copper alloy axis bar for the hinged pin. The expanded, pierced head of the pin only remains. The bow is arched from the wings and curves down, tapering as it does so, to a plain foot. There is the remnant of a catch plate at the rear of the foot. The bow is oval in cross section and decorated with a central longitudinal ridge. Date: Roman - c. AD 55 - 100 Dimensions: 27.94mm x 11.56mm x 6.31mm. Weight: 6.31g.
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Saturday 24th March 2018
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