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ROMAN BROOCH

An incomplete Roman copper alloy brooch of mid 1st to mid 2nd century date. the brooch is a bow and fantail type consisting of the head with the spring in situ, the bow and catchplate. The pin has been lost to an old break at the head.The head has semi circular sectioned wings, concave at the back to accomodate the spring. the spring is coiled around a central axis bar, now just visible on one sid…