Record Details

NHER Number:28749
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman dolphin brooch


Metal detecting in 1992 recovered a Roman dolphin brooch dating to the mid 1st century AD.

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Grid Reference:TG 28 33
Map Sheet:TG23SE

Full description

January 1992. Metal detector find. [1]
Dolphin brooch. Double lug, with part axis bar in situ. Spring, pin and part of catchplate missing. Bow decorated with a longitudinal row of closely-spaced punched dots. Mid 1st century AD.
D. A. Gurney (NLA), 9 January 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

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