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ROMAN BROOCH

Roman cast copper-alloy Colchester two-piece brooch with sprung pin dating to the first century AD. The brooch consists of the head with the remains of the spring in situ, the bow and catchplate. The head has semi circular sectioned wings, concave at the back to accomodate the spring. At the centre of the head is a double pierced lug. The lower piercing has a seperate copper alloy wire cross bar r…