Record Details

NHER Number:32098
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman metal find


Metal detecting in 1996 recovered a large Roman brooch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 93 19
Map Sheet:TF91NW

Full description

August 1996.Metal detecting.
Hinged Dolphin brooch, (S1). Pin and part catchplate missing. Gilded.
Probably the largest Dolphin brooch ever made! 1st century.
Identified by D.Gurney (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gurney, D.. 1996. Drawing of a Roman dolphin brooch.. Paper. 1:1.

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