Record Details

NHER Number:37443
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch


A Roman crossbow brooch found during metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 06 97
Map Sheet:TM09NE

Full description

August/September 2002. Metal detecting.
Roman copper alloy fragemnet of crossbow brooch, wings with deep V-shaped grooves, three conical knobs, central one with knop, transverse iron bar, pin-notch woth iron staining, pin missing, plain bow broken, closest to (S1)'s Type 3/4, from Richborough no. 7351707.
4th century.
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 October 2002.

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

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S1>Monograph: Swift, E.. 2000. Regionality in dress accessories in the late Roman West.. Monographies Instrumentum 11. Fig 93.

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