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ROMAN BROOCH

A copper alloy Roman brooch; a headstud type dating from 75 - 200 AD. The brooch is corroded and the foot and catchplate are missing. The bow is distinctly hollow at the back at the top, making it U shaped in section. The front is decorated with transverse lines, and a pointed oval integral headstud. This is position lower down the bow than is usual. There are vertical grooves on the front of the …