Record Details

NHER Number:32964
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch


A Roman dolphin brooch, from the mid 1st century, found by metal detecting.

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Grid Reference:TF 90 05
Map Sheet:TF90NW

Full description

1996. Metal detecting find.
Roman dolphin brooch in 2 pieces. Spring mechanism type, 70mm long. Rope decoration along central bow and at ends of wings. Mid 1st century AD. Foot of dolphin brooch. Bow deeply grooved on either side. Catchplate perforated with 3 decorative holes. Mid 1st century AD.
Identified J.Davies (NCM).
H.Geake (A&E) 8 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

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