|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman brooch and coins|
A Roman brooch and coins, found by metal detecting.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 25 21|
|Parish:||COLTISHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
April and May 1998. Metal detecting.
Roman reversed fantail brooch.
Virtually complete, it has short semi-cylinderical wings open at the back for the missing spring and decorated on the fron with an oblique groove each.
The ends are worn down.
In the centre is a rear-facing hook, with an engraved saltire below on the front.
The bow is a slid anular hump; below is the reversed fantail leg with the projecting corners rather worn away. This also has a central engraved saltire. The foot has a smoothly swollen knob and a catchplate on the reverse.
1st century AD.
5 Roman coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 July 1999.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid. |
|---||Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches. no.1487. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
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