Record Details

NHER Number:33646
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch


A Roman brooch found by metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 20 35
Map Sheet:TG23NW

Full description

April/May 1998. Metal detecting finds.
Roman brooch, rather corroded Dolphin with wide semi-circular wings open at back for spring (rear facing hook to hold chord missing). One wing survives, decorated on front with 2 broad vertical grooves with a moulding between. The bow is even more corroded, but has longitudinal decoration with a catchplate on reverse. 1st century AD.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E)
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 June 1998.

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.

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