Personal Ornament; Brooch

T10 MDB284


A copper alloy wheel brooch with four perforations around a central lozenge-shaped motif. Six small projections decorate the outer edge. On the reverse is a hinge and catchplate, the pin is missing. The central lozenge has two concentric incised circles around central circular depression. Examples of this type of brooch date from the mid 1st century AD. The brooch was found on the shore at Meols. Meols catalogue number 143 (Griffiths, D; Philpott, R; Egan, G, 2007).