Brooch... Roman, Saxon, Older?

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It has been too long since I last detected, Covid, and chemo, doing there best to keep me away from the hobby, to tell the truth I am knackered all the time right now!
But I decided to get out on a day that was too hot for me, but I had agreed to meet Bob79, and the dig was not too far from home, so I gave it a go. But I only lasted two hours before the heat and fatigue had me heading home. But I idid get a signal swinging the ORX on some old pasture, and I managed to dig up the broken end of an old brooch, with a leaf design , but what is it? Made of bronze, and 35mm long with a catch plate on the reverse, it looks like it may be Saxon, although that is too much to hope for I feel.

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Well done on braving the heat Kev, more than many would have done. :thumbsup:
No idea what it is but can see it was attached to iron! :Thinking:
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I think its part of a trigger guard from a musket I-R :thumbsup:
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Yep, modern trigger guard fragment. :thumbdown:
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Fair play for lasting 2 hours fella... :clapping:
i went up the seafront for a walk today and lasted less than an hour, and that included a huge double ice cream with 2 flakes shoved in it :lol:
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Glad you two got out but in this heat you really fo qualify as mad English men :lol:

I like the trigger thingy though :thumbsup:
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Just curious . How old is it . And how old is classed as modern .
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joemole wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:55 am And how old is classed as modern .
That's a can of worms in its own right and I think varies between detectorists...

Personally I think of anything post 1700 as "modern", but I suspect many people use the Victorian era as the yard stick...

In this case, I take modern to simply mean considerably younger than BA...
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Pete E wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:20 pm That's a can of worms in its own right and I think varies between detectorists...

Personally I think of anything post 1700 as "modern", but I suspect many people use the Victorian era as the yard stick...

In this case, I take modern to simply mean considerably younger than BA...
Is the BA you are referring to Bronze Age or Blackadder :Thinking: :D
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bob79 wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:28 pm Is the BA you are referring to Bronze Age or Blackadder :Thinking: :D
Well at least one is prehistoric! :lol:
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Easylife wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:08 pm Well at least one is prehistoric! :lol:
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