Very old brooch?

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Easylife
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Found by a friend in the Uffington white horse area, Oxfordshire. Any ideas of brooch age?
A 28.4mm £2 coin for scale.
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Looks Roman to me - very nice. This looks pretty similar https://www.catawiki.com/l/35639353-anc ... the-center
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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Like this one, it’s Roman

https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/562690

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What a great find. :thumbsup:
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Oh thats nice :Star:
Great find by your friend and local to someone we know
Theres hope for a Roman find by Oxgirl soon :thumbsup:
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Steve_JT wrote: Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:19 pm Like this one, it’s Roman

https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/562690

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I think you've cracked it, he'll be pleased with that, cheers. :thumbsup:
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Blackadder43 wrote: Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:41 pm Great find by your friend and local to someone we know
There's hope for a Roman find by Oxgirl soon :thumbsup:
Oh yes, but I reckon that she just shoves em' into her scrap bag in denial! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Well found Ian, never had one of those. Well not that shape anyway. :thumbsup:
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