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Find Spot record MDR15044 - Roman brooch or clasp (part of), Temple Normanton

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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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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Chesterfield Borough Council. 1997. Treasure Trove Report, 1997, Chesterfield Museum.



Grid reference SK 4235 6745 (point)

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Sep 14 2017 11:24AM

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