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Item:372686941911This is a good example of an intact penannular brooch, dating to the 1st century B.C. to the 1st century A.D. It is complete with the original pin and a nice green patina. Penannular brooches of this form are identified as Type C under Fowler's classification (1960: 152), which dates the type to the period spanning the 1st century BC to Anglo-Saxon period (ibid. 175). Sally Worrell (unpubl.) offers a refined chronology of Type C, suggesting a date range of c. 100 BC to c. 100 AD. It was a successful type of brooch, popular from the Iron Age through to the Saxon period. Other examples have been recorded from Braughing in East Hertfordshire BH-B9AD33, Leicestershire LEIC-8387A4 and from Daventry NARC-B1CF06. This is a nice example of the type for the collector.OBJECT: Penannular BroochCULTURE: Celtic / Romano BritishDATE: c. 100 B.C. - 100 A.D.MATERIAL: BronzeSIZE: 40mm x 35mm x 8mmWEIGHT: 11.25 gramsPROVENANCE: Ex. European private collectionThis ring is unconditionally guaranteed to be ancient and to date from the period described. A certificate of authenticity will be supplied on request.Provenance:Ex. European private collection, Material:Bronze
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1st century B.C. / A.D. Late Iron Age to Early Roman intact penannular brooch