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Record ID: WMID-711684
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Dolphin) of Roman date (AD 43 to AD 65). Approximately 75% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, bow and wings. Part of the catch-plate is present at the base of the bow, but the pin and spring are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow is sub circular in cross section. It extends to a broken point near the foot. Part of the catch-plate is present as a low ridge on the back of the bow. The wings project from the sides of the head. The end cap…
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 11th December 2012
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Record ID: WMID-7A1A53
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy brooch pin, of Medieval dating (c. AD 1200 to c. AD 1500). The brooch pin is sub triangular in plan and square in section. The pin has an oval attachment loop. Below the loop are two circular collars, the lower being larger than the upper one. The pin is square sectioned and gradually tapers to a blunt point. The sides of the pin exhibit traces of tinning / silvering. The pin measures 28.66 mm in length, 7.53 mm wide and 7.55 mm thick. It weighs 3.1 grams. Several similar pins, from annular brooches have been recorded on the PAS database including…
Created on: Monday 5th November 2012
Last updated: Thursday 29th June 2017
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Record ID: WMID-2C5C14
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy brooch, of the Polden Hill type of Mackreth 2011, 4.d, of Roman dating (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 75% of the brooch is present. The foot, a wing, the spring and pin are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The catch plate is incomplete. The wings of the brooch are semi-circular, with circular end caps, with a hole for the spring. The remains of a rearward facing hook is present on the head of the brooch for the top of the spring. The front of the bow has been decorated with two thin vertical grooves running the length of the bow. A ridge is present …
Created on: Thursday 19th December 2013
Last updated: Thursday 20th July 2017
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Record ID: WAW-D00A25
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, Western Group), cf. Mackreth 2011, 5.a2. Plate 49) brooch, of Roman dating (80-120 AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present consisting of the bow, parts of the wings and the spring casing. The pin, spring, foot and catch plate are missing. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and D-shaped in cross section. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile, with cylindral wings projecting from either side at the top. The bow is decorated by a central vertical rib. Each…
Created on: Thursday 17th February 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 26th October 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-01AD05
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper alloy skeuomorphic plate brooch, of Roman dating (2nd to 3rd Centuries AD). The plate brooch has been cast in the form of a swastika (a cross where the arms are bent in an L-shape, with the base of the legs orientated anti-clockwise). Each of the four arms has been decorated by a series of incised squares positioned at the end. A small circular impression has been positioned at the centre of the cross, possibly where a small gem or other form of decoration was attached. The back of the plate is plain and undecorated. The pin rest and part of the hinge fitting …
Created on: Tuesday 3rd May 2011
Last updated: Monday 4th February 2013
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Record ID: LVPL-117062
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Aucissa type bow brooch, of 1st Century AD dating (AD 43 - AD 75). The bow brooch consists of a two part hinged bow, each part (the bow and the pin) having been cast separately and fastened together. The bow is flat, and has a rectangular cross section. The head of the bow has been bent backwards to form a space to hold the axis bar for the hinge. A slot has been cut in the top of the head to allow the hinged pin to be positioned. The head is square in shape, with a row of three punched annulets (circles) as decoration along the base of the square. Fro…
Created on: Wednesday 4th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3BF4A0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Headstud style brooch, of Roman dating (75 - 200 AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present consisting of the bow, foot and part of the hinge. The headloop, pin, wings and majority of the catch plate are missing. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and rectangular in cross section. The bow head is angular (comma shaped) in profile. The headloop at the top of the brooch is missing. The bow is decorated by a circular decorative headstud. Below the headstud, the bow has been decorated by a column of lozenges running vertically down the bow…
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 3rd June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-BFB6C3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Bow and Fantail brooch, of Roman dating (50 to 150 AD). Approximately 25% of the brooch is present, consisting only of the head and hinge of the brooch. The head is sub triangular in plan and roughly D shaped in cross section. The head is rectangular at the top, tapering into a narrow bow. The edges are rounded. The back of the brooch displays a hinge, with axis bar still present between the two sides. The pin is no longer present. The brooch is a mid to dark green colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the p…
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 14th June 2011
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Record ID: WAW-FFF780
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy enamelled plate / disc brooch of 2nd Century dating (c.100 - c. 200 AD) Approximately 90% of the brooch is present, consisting of the front plate, spring and catch plate. The pin is missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The brooch consists of a circular disc, with enamel decoration on the front, with a sprung pin attached on the back. The enamelled decoration consists of a raised outer rim, a raised inner central circle and six (6) raised pellets. The pellets are located between the inner and outer rims, regularly spaced out in a …
Created on: Wednesday 26th January 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 1st February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-1960E2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch, dating from 75 to 175 AD. Approximately 25% of the brooch is present, consisting of the top of the bow, the head loop and the attachment loop for the spring. The foot, catch plate, spring and pin are all missing. A circular head loop (internal diameter 3.65mm) is present at the top of the bow, with an angular bow descending from a plate below it. The head of the brooch is complete, semi circular in plan, and tapers into the bow. The bow is D-shaped in cross section. At the shoulder (midway) point of the bow, there are t…
Created on: Thursday 27th January 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 1st February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-1A4DA5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Lion Bow derivative brooch of 1st Century AD dating. Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the spring cover, spring and the bow. The spring cover takes the form of a horizontally aligned cylinder, with a longitudinal join on the top of the cover. The ends are damaged. The spring sits within this cylinder, with the top of the pin present in a vertical slit at the back of the brooch. The integral bow has a thin upper portion with parallel sides. Beneath this is a raised moulding consisting of a central ball, with a sub oval petal…
Created on: Thursday 27th January 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 1st February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-81F9A4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete mis-cast copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4.b, flat wing ends type, West Midlands of Roman date (80 - 120 AD). Approximately 25% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head and most of the wings. The foot, spring, pin and catch plate are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The hook at the top is reverse facing, but it looks like the hole beneath may be incomplete and not totally perforated. The bow consists of a raised sub oval shape, with pronounced edges. The left wing is incomplete, and consists only of the ri…
Created on: Tuesday 1st February 2011
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
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Record ID: HESH-9332B4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (probably Dolphin style) brooch with hinged pin of Roman date (55-100AD). This brooch is unusually heavy and also slightly crude with a very wide and thick head. The wings are complete being solid cast and cylindrical in plan. A small hole passes laterally through the wings (diameter: 3.4mm) and holds a copper alloy axis bar. At the centre of the wings is a rectangular shaped slot from which emerges a rectangular sectioned pin which tapers along its length. The pin is broken and distorted. The bow head is hump-like, and angula…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd February 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 4th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Farndon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-82C6D5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy disc / plate brooch, probably of Anglo-Saxon date (7th to 9th Centuries AD). Less than 25% of the brooch is present, and consists of a small rim section of a plate style brooch. Part of the spring is present on the back of the fragment. The brooch fragment is irregular in plan and section. From the small section, it is possible to estimate the original rim diameter as 4 cm, with 17% present. It consists of a border, with a faint two strand guilloche (interlaced ropework) design. Each strand is double ply (split into two). The border area app…
Created on: Tuesday 1st February 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 1st February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-8F24A2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy artefact, probably of Roman dating (1 to 410 AD). The artefact is sub square in section and hour glass (two triangles joined at the apex) shaped in section. It consists of a biconical shape above a cone shape. Both of these have had the sides facetted to make it appear squarer. Breaks are present both top and bottom, indicating that this was originally part of a larger object. It measures 12.92mm in length, 9.54mm wide and 8.85mm thick. It weighs 3.9 grams. It is a dark green colour, with an even surface patina. The pati…
Created on: Wednesday 15th December 2010
Last updated: Thursday 6th January 2011
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Record ID: WMID-D11B12
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy brooch, of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, West Midlands) of Roman dating (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 75% of the brooch is present. The foot, the spring and pin are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The catch plate is incomplete. The wings of the brooch are semi-circular, with circular end caps. The remains of a rearward facing hook is present on the head of the brooch for the top of the spring. A ridge is present at the junction between the wings and the bow. The reverse of the brooch is plain and undecorated. A cyclindri…
Created on: Monday 20th January 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th October 2016
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Record ID: WAW-136481
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill type (flat wing ends, West Midlands), cf. Mackreth 2011, 4.a-c. Plate 46. Of Roman dating (80-120 AD). Approximately 95% of the brooch is present consisting of the bow, wings, spring casing, spring, and catch plate. The pin is missing. The brooch has suffered damage and has fragmented into four pieces: the bow & wings; the spring; the catch plate; part of the pin/spring. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and D-shaped in cross section. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in p…
Created on: Tuesday 8th February 2011
Last updated: Monday 23rd January 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-E47E04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete fragment of an enamelled copper alloy Wirral type bow brooch of Roman date (75 - 175AD). The fragment consists of part of the head, the bow and part of the foot. The spring, catch plate and pin are missing. The bow of the brooch has an angular comma shaped profile and a rectangular shaped cross section. The break across the head is old and patinated. The bow tapers to a point below the decorated enamel panel. The head consists of three horizontal ribs. The central horizontal rib has vertical rouletted decoration. The top of the head is broken, with only the base…
Created on: Wednesday 31st August 2011
Last updated: Friday 16th September 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3B2352
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Headstud style brooch, of Roman dating (75 - 200 AD). Approximately 75% of the brooch is present consisting of the bow, wings, foot and part of the hinge. The pin and parts of the headloop are missing. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and rectangular in cross section. The bow head is angular (comma shaped) in profile. The headloop at the top of the brooch is partially complete, and would have originally been circular in nature. The bow is decorated by a circular decorative headstud, comprising two concentric circles. Below the headstud, the …
Created on: Wednesday 18th May 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 18th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CA6076
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy enameled circular disc brooch, of Late Roman dating (c. 200 to c. 350 AD). The brooch is approximately 75% complete, with the pin, some enamel and part of the edge missing. The front of the brooch has been separated into three separate areas: a central circle, with two circular recessed borders. The areas are delimited by a raised flattened ridge. Traces of a red enamel are present in the middle section. The back of the brooch is plain and undecorated. The catch plate is incomplete and consists of a rectangular asymmetrical lug, the folded edge …
Created on: Tuesday 30th August 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 30th August 2011
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