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« on: April 08, 2018, 09:15:56 AM »

Hi guys I had a few hours spare this week so I managed a couple of short trips. This came up on the first search.

Plate brooch of the 2nd-3rd century, enamelled and although the centre is missing its stone it has still got the pin attached in place which for these is unusual and very welcome........ Wink


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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2018, 09:39:00 AM »

Very very nice Paul, lovely find.

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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2018, 10:27:54 AM »

Once again a lovely brooch Paul.  Cheers.  Tom
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2018, 10:59:41 AM »

You are very lucky with your land, it seems very forgiving, I find Victorian stuff in poorer condition, that very nice find would make my season. 👍
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2018, 11:51:41 AM »

Nice one - I had a short time about 5 years ago where I found a number of plate brooches - the last one was like this (again with missing central stone), but gilded instead of enamelled. I keep asking the farmer if he'll plough the field, but he hasn't done yet Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2018, 07:12:17 PM »

Thanks guys.  Wink Keep asking one of my farms Roland to plough, it's been 8 years now just cultivating  Cry
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2018, 09:15:13 PM »

Lovely find again there paul,you sure is da man,great stuff.cheers Ron.
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« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2018, 10:51:23 PM »

nice that with the pin in situ........ Cool
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