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Record ID: WMID-978DC4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete rear hook colchester derivative style brooch of Roman dating (1st Century AD). Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, rear hook, spring, wings and part of the bow. The foot, pin and catch plate are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The wings are cylindrical with an open back, so the spring is visible. There are four coils to each side of the pin. The wing caps are circular with a hole to hold the axis bar. A rearward facing hook is present on the head, still containing part of the spring. The front of the wings have been decorated with bead and …
Created on: Tuesday 6th August 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 6th August 2019
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Record ID: WMID-354816
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy, Wirral variant type bow brooch, of Roman dating (AD 75 to AD 175). Approximately 75% of the brooch is present. The pin and head loop are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bow is angular in shape, with a sub rectangular cross section. The top of the bow is decorated with a flat panel, not stepped, with the base of a head loop. Beneath is is a panel of three vertical bicolour enameled cells. The colours are arranged in a chequerboard type pattern. Only orange enamel is present. The other colour is missing. The enamelled panel terminates with a rounde…
Created on: Monday 8th July 2019
Last updated: Monday 8th July 2019
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Record ID: WMID-8AC502
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill type of Roman dating AD 80 to AD 120. Around 25% of the brooch is present, consisting of the bow and part of the spring. The rest of the brooch is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bow is angular and hump back, resembling a comma. It is broken around 1/3 of its length. The remains of the spring are still present behind the head. The reverse is undecorated. It measures 22.7 mm in length, 11.9 mm wide and 10.1 mm thick. It weighs 2.5 g. The brooch is a dark brown colour, with an even surface patina. …
Created on: Tuesday 18th June 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 18th June 2019
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Record ID: WMID-AABE89
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Aesica Rearhook type brooch, typical of Early Roman dating (AD 43 to AD 65). Around 25% of the brooch is present, consisting of the bow and part of the back plate. The rest of the brooch is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The front of the brooch consists of a loop, which expands from the rear hook, before tapering down into the tail. A central ridge is present at the head, with remains of the rear hook. Faint horizontal ridges are present at the base of the bow. The back of the brooch has a horizontal cylindrical recess, which would have held the sprin…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-AA76D6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete enamelled colchester derivative hinged brooch, of early Roman dating (AD 75 to AD 130). Around 75% of the brooch is present, consisting of the bow, wings and foot. Any enamel is missing, along with the pin. The wings are tubular, with no wing caps present. A horizontal slot runs the width of the wings and contains traces of iron staining, suggesting the axis bar, still in situ, is made from iron. The top part of the hinge is present. The rest of the pin is missing. The head of the bow is triangular with four horizontal recessed panels, presumably for enamel, set central…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-AA23B1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Polden Hill type brooch, of Roman dating (AD 80 to AD 120). Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, bow, and wings. The rest of the brooch is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bow is thin, angular with a hump like head. A rearward facing hook is present at the rear. The bow is plain, and gradually tapers down to a thin point, for the foot. The wings are semi-circular, with a cylindrical recess on the reverse, to contain the spring. The wing end caps are semi circular, with a piercing for the axis bar. A vertical line of rouletted…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-A9176C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends type, West Midlands), Mackreth 2011, 4.h, pg.73, Plate 47 of Roman date (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, bow and wings. The rest of the brooch is missing, presumably lost in antiquity. 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 cylindrical wings projecting from either side at the top. The front of the bow has been decorated by a c…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-A8F8D7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type), Mackreth 2011, 4.d. Plate 47. Roman date AD 80 to AD 120. Approximately 75% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, bow, wings and partial catch plate. The rest of the pin, catch plate and foot are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. 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 cylindrical wings projecting from either side at the top. An incomplete rearward facing hook is present at th…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-A889FF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends), Mackreth 2011, 4.a. Plate 46, of Roman date (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, with the pin, foot and catch plate 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 cylindrical wings projecting from either side at the top. A rearward facing hook is located at the back of the head. A ridge is present at the shoulder between the wings and the bow. The bac…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-969C40
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5, flat wing type, Western Group), c.f. Mackreth 2011, 5.b4.Plate 50, of Roman dating (AD 70 - AD 120). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present consisting of an incomplete bow and wings. The foot, spring and pin are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. 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 cylindrical wings projecting from either side at the top. The base of a rearward facing ho…
Created on: Monday 13th May 2019
Last updated: Monday 13th May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-9A0380
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Colchester-derivative (Polden Hill) brooch of Roman dating (AD 80 - AD 120). Around 75% of the brooch is present, with the foot, catch plate, axis bar, spring and pin are missing. The wings are broadly semi- cylindrical in profile with with a pierced flat wing cap. A vertical ridge is present as decoration at the ends of each of the wings. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. A rearward facing hook is present at the top of the bow, and still retains the top part of the pin. The bow tapers to a damaged terminal. The…
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: WMID-90C3A4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy trumpet brooch of Roman dating (AD 75 to AD 175). Over 75% of the brooch is present, with the pin and part of the catch plate missing, presumed lost in antiquity. A sub circular head loop is located at the top of the brooch. Traces of iron corrosion products are present, below the loop at the head of the brooch. The bow extends outwards from the head. A central line of decoration consisting of two rouletted lines runs the length of the bow. A small circular depression, probably originally would have held a gem or paste stone, is positined at the mid po…
Created on: Tuesday 19th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th December 2017
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Record ID: WMID-2E4DD7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy symmetrical continental plate brooch, of Roman dating (1st to 2nd Century AD). Around 75% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head and plate. The foot is missing. The head of the brooch has a zoomorphic or acorn terminal, behind this are the axis bar pin lugs for a hinged pin. The plate is cross shaped, with a central square panel. This panel has a raised flat circular boss (diameter 6.8 mm), which originally contained enamel, probably red. Ring and dot stamps are present in each corner of the square. Above and below the square panel are three ridges…
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: WMID-5EEED5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill of Roman dating AD 80 to AD120. Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the bow and wings. The spring, pin, foot and catch plate are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bow is angular and hump back, resembling a comma. It is broken around 2/3 of its length. A ridge is present at the shoulders, between the bow and the wings. The remains of a rearward facing hook are present on the top of the head. The wings are semi-cylindrical. The axis bar has been enclosed within a cylindrical casing,…
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th December 2017
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Record ID: WMID-5D3B48
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends), Mackreth 2011, 4.a. Plate 46, of Roman date (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, with a wing, the spring, pin, foot and catchplate 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 a cylindral wings projecting from either side at the top. A rearward facing hook is located at the back of the head. A ridge is present at the shoulder between the wings and t…
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Saturday 14th April 2018
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Record ID: WMID-499684
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill of Mackreth 2011, 4.h, pg.73, Plate 47 of Roman date (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 25% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head and partial bow. the rest of the brooch is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. 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 originally cylindral wings projecting from either side at the top, both now absent. The front of the bow has been decorated by two central ray / ridges. Besid…
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Saturday 14th April 2018
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Record ID: WMID-22CA3E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete enamelled copper alloy zoomorphic hound plate brooch of Late Roman dating (AD 300 to AD 400). Around 90% of the brooch is present, with the pin, tips of the legs missing and some of the enamel. The brooch is zoomorphic in shape, depicting a hound. The animal is facing right, and depicted in a running pose, with ears pointing diagonally behind, tail curled upwards and behind, the front leg pointing forwards and the rear leg pointing backwards. The body of the animal has two enamel cells. both retaining some enamel. One enamel cell covers the neck of the animal, and the o…
Created on: Monday 2nd October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th February 2019
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Record ID: WMID-11B2D9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bow and fantail brooch, of early Roman dating (AD 50 to AD 150). Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the fantail and part of the central boss. The catch plate is incomplete, and the head, spring and pin are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The fantail have been decorated with a curvilinear pattern, which starts with an inward curve at the base, then it curves upwards and around a circular depression, and then back downwards with another inward curve. The base of a circular boss is present at the top of the fantail. A circular hole i…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Record ID: WMID-FB3ECA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends), Mackreth 2011, 4.a. Plate 46, of Roman date (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, with the pin, foot and catchplate 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. A rearward facing hook is located at the back of the head. A ridge is present at the shoulder between the wings and the bow. This …
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Record ID: WMID-D1823B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill, of Roman dating (AD 80 to AD 120). Approximately 75% of the brooch is present. Only the bow, pin, partial spring and both wings are present; the rest is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. Both wings are half cylindrial in shape, with semi circular end plates, with a circular notch for the pin. The back of the wings are flat, with no groove to retain the spring. Part of the original spring is still present, held on the pin. No decoration is present on the wings. The head of the bow is angular and hump like.…
Created on: Monday 4th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
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