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ROMAN BROOCH

Incomplete Roman cast copper alloy 'Dolphin' or colchester derivative brooch. The brooch has tubular wings, each with 5 vertical mouldings on the front face. The reverse of the wings has a central slot where ther hinged pin is attached, and the chord for the hinge can be seen terminating at the flat, circular terminals of the wings. The pin is copper alloy, and is broken along the shaft. The bow o…