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    • Material: Copper alloy
    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: NMS-2761FB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD RH . Worn and corroded, broken rear-hook, vertical groove on both broken C-sectioned wings. The face of the rectangular-sectioned bow has traces of a knurled median rib at the upper end but much of surface corroded and missing, lower part and foot missing. Extant length 21mm. Extant wingspan 16mm. c.43 - c.65 AD. (Finder's number AD 504)
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-24D070
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Roman copper alloy Hod Hill brooch of Mackreth's (2011) HOD HILL Type 2.b dating to the period c. AD 43 - 75. The head exhibits cylindrical wings composed of sheet metal rolled back to form a tube with a central slot cut to allow the (now missing) pin to swivel. The head tapers into the bow, with the junction between the two marked by a projecting transverse collar. The bow exhibits a single central flute flanked on either side by a ridge. The bow terminates in a transverse break. The lower bow, foot and catchplate are missing. See: Mackreth, D.F, 2011, Vol. I, p. 136 & Vol. II, …
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-24332D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A near complete cast gilt copper-alloy small Kentish square-headed brooch of Early-Medieval date c. 500-575. Description: The brooch has a small square head with a central upright running bar panel, within double border cast in relief.er. There is a slight flat flange running around the outside of the head. The bow is low and formed of a double plain panel with raised edges and a central ridge. The foot is expanded tapering in outline towards the terminal forming a diamond shape with a central lozenge-shaped relief enclosing a raised pellet. In the upper angles of the foot-plate are r…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: LIN-23E949
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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A Roman copper alloy umbonate brooch. The brooch is circular, domed, and has a single rounded lug extending from the surviving perimeter. The lug is decorated with an enamelled ring. The domed surface is decorated with two bands of inward pointing triangular cells set with enamel. The cells alternate with red and blue enamel. A catchplate is located on the reverse of the lug.
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sleaford area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-239908
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An Anglo-Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch. The brooch has a sub-rectangular headplate divided into three smaller vertically set rectangular panels; the central panel is slightly proud of the flanking panels. The central panel is decorated at the left and right perimeter with a row of punched dots. The top and bottom perimeters of the headplate are slightly concave. To the left and right of the headplate is a half-rounded copper alloy collared knop, cast integrally with the headplate. At the top of the headplate, in the centre, is a separate half-rounded collared knop which appears t…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sleaford area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-1A19A5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester-derivative brooch of double-pierced lug type, dating 43-100 AD. Description: The humped bow has a raised ridge running along its' centre and an undecorated flat underside. The brooch foot and catch plate is missing entirely, this part of the brooch having broken off in antiquity as the break is patinated and worn. The wings are shallow crescents in cross section and holds the intact spring for the now mostly missing pin which remains only as a stub. The axis bar remains in situ through the lug, although distorted and is still attached to the…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-127571
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman Colchester-type two-piece brooch (i.e. with Harlow-type double-pierced lug), with iron-stained chord axis bar and six-looped spring retained in the double-perforated lug, pin missing. Vertical groove at the end of both wings. Undecorated tapering D-sectioned bow, broken openwork catch-plate on the reverse. Wingspan 24.5mm. Length 63mm. 43-80 AD. (Finder's number AD 587)
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-1259CA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete, worn and corroded Roman copper alloy Hod Hill brooch, rolled head covered in iron staining, fragment of copper alloy pin in pin-slot, engraved bordering line on rectangular bow, broken across D-sectioned stump of missing foot.Extant length 20mm. Wingspan 11.5mm. c.43 - c.70 AD. (Finder's number AD 637)
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-12244E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rear Hook brooch (Mackreth, 2011, type CD RH). Damaged C-sectioned wings (one missing), both wings with vertical rib, rear hook, spring and pin missing. D-sectioned bow with prominant knurled median rib and flange on both sides. Lower part missing. Wingspan 22.5mm. Extant length 24.5mm. AD 43 - 60. (Finder's number AD 631)
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
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Record ID: NLM-0E3177
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch fragment. A small cast Colchester derivative brooch fragment, possibly Mackreth type CD RH 1.c. Short semi-circular concave wings retain traces of fixative, and are met by a keeled D-section bow which tapers towards the foot [lost]; the bow is lightly hollowed behind. Abraded. This identification presumes the loss of a rearward facing hook from the crest of the bow. If sustained, it would suggest a connection with a craftsman or other member of the Iceni tribe of East Anglia. Suggested date: Early Roman, 45-61. Length: 23.5mm, Width: 13.2mm, Thickness (crest of bow…
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haxey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-0DFAC7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch. A thin [0.4mm] sheet metal plate in the form of an elongated quatrefoil with a drilled hole of diameter 1.7mm towards either end. The seat and stub of a light pin of drawn wire is set at one end, with a scar where a separate catch plate has been lost at the other. Gilding traces appear; oddly these are on the reverse where the pin gear lay. Abraded and lightly crumpled. Suggested date: Post-Medieval 1750-1850. Length (as found): 36.7mm, Height: 35mm, Weight: 3.64gms
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haxey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-FE5F9D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of Roman copper alloy oval plate brooch, one end only with a concentric outer band of blue enamel, an inner band of red enamel and traces of a possible yellow central dot. Vertical stump of probable catchplate on the reverse. Extant length 13mm. Extant width 16mm. 1.5mm thick. 2nd - 3rd century. (Finder's number AD 464)
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
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Record ID: NLM-F8F9C2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch. A small cast headstud brooch, Mackreth type Headstud 2.5a. Tubular wings retain an axis bar for a hinged pin [lost], behind their angled and vertically grooved display faces. The wings are met by a rectangular section bow, though hollowed underneath its crest, with the stub of an integrally cast top loop atop the wings.A cast stud marks a change in angle of the bow, which probably bore a lattice of small triangular cells to either side of its centre line. The lower bow and foot are lost. Fiercely abraded. Suggested date: Early Roman, 75-125. Length: 22.5mm, Width:…
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haxey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-ED0A3A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of an Anglo-Saxon small long brooch, with the head plate & part of the bow remaining. The head is trefoil shaped, and is decorated by a rectangle of straight incised lines on the upper face. The object is 25mm long, 29mm wide, 8mm thick and weighs 3.92g.
Created on: Monday 11th June 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-AD2584
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flat copper alloy object, probably part of an Anglo Saxon great square headed brooch. One face has an incised design possibly showing two opposed stylised heads facing in opposite directions. The inner edge of each 'head' is decorated with a series of small punched circles. The other face is plain and undecorated. The top and bottom edges appear to be the sites of ancient breakages which are now worn smooth. The object is 30mm long, 34mm wide, 2mm thick and weighs 10.41g.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 8th June 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-A99267
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early Roman copper alloy hinged dolphin brooch. The wings are cylindrical in section and contain an axis bar for a hinged pin . The bow is comma shaped in profile and suboval in section, and has a raised central rib with lines either side. The curved catch plate is present at the foot. The brooch has a dark brown patina. Length 37mm, width of wings 23.5mm, Thickness 4mm Weight 8.3g
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Osbournby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-A94217
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small incomplete copper alloy penannular brooch, dating to the early Roman period. The object has a rounded cross section around its circumference until reaching the terminal knops (reel design). Weight 4.45g, curve 32mm, thickness of knop 5mm. Penannular brooches with similar style terminals have been recorded on the PAS database, including: BH-4D0AB3 and LVPL-CCD9F4. These are considered to be Roman in dating and classified as a Fowler type A4. Brooches of this class are probably 1st or 2nd century in date, although they do continue into the 3rd and 4th centuries. Their distributi…
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-A84307
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy small-long brooch (Early Medieval - Anglo Saxon) The head comprises a central rectangular plate with three sides extended in three flat semi-circular knops; one of the knops is missing. The fourth side extends in the arched bow, which has a D-shaped cross section and tapers towards the end of the catchplate. The front of the headplate is decorated with a fine cross engraved into the plate running diagonally from corner to corner. The reverse of the headplate has an integral lug of which holds the looped end of what was the pin. This may belong to Penn and B…
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Yorkshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A5EB34
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy clasp buckle dating to the period c. AD 1350 - 1450. Rectangular frame with slightly recessed strap bar and an expanded front edge in the form of a stylised animal's head. The hair is indicated by transverse grooves. The conjoined brows are formed by a chevron ridge with grooves below forming a broad, flat nose. On either side is a circular drilled aperture for the eyes. See: Whitehead, R, 2003, p. 42, nos. 242 - 244.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 8th June 2018
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Record ID: WMID-A44934
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy small long brooch of Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) dating (5th to 6th Centuries AD). Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head with the hinge at the reverse and the upper part of the bow. The rest is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The head is cruciform in shape, with three semi-circular lobes, with recessed shoulders. The main body of the head of the brooch is square in plan. The start of the bow is present, which protrudes from the base of the square head. The upper part of the bow is slightly convex and is arched in profile. On the …
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 8th June 2018
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