An arrow shaped item was recovered by a metal detectorist in 1997 and taken to Chesterfield Museum for identification and recording. It appeared to be part of a Roman brooch or clasp, which may originally have been straighter. It was made from a copper alloy, possibly bronze, and had remnants of gilding and a circular hole (for a pin?). It was 25mm in length, and weighed less than 5g. It had a curved bend that may have not been original as it showed signs of a stress point in the centre. It was covered in a thick layer of green corroded material. The object was returned to finder. (1)
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SK 4235 6745 (point)
TEMPLE NORMANTON, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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