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ROMAN BROOCH

Roman (AD50-80) cast copper alloy Colchester two-piece brooch. The bow is a continuous curve with a two ribs with a concave moulding between them and to either side. The wings are rectangular in plan, and are 'C' shaped in profile to form the casing for the sprung pin mechanism. There is an incised groove on the outer edge of each wing. The reverse has a double pierced lug, which would have secure…