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Detecting Discussions => Detector Finds => Topic started by: Phil Hannah on October 17, 2019, 10:46:04 AM

Title: Small Brooch?
Post by: Phil Hannah on October 17, 2019, 10:46:04 AM
First day out with the 800, first find 5 mins later.. Looks like a small brooch or similar about  0.5 inch
Title: Re: Small Brooch?
Post by: grumpyjohn on October 17, 2019, 10:56:39 AM
I think that is a medieval buckle Phil. Great find!!! ;D
Title: Re: Small Brooch?
Post by: Itsthemar on October 17, 2019, 01:09:01 PM
Defo buckle, great first find..... means your in an old area :)
Title: Re: Small Brooch?
Post by: Sam on October 28, 2019, 10:14:15 PM
Great find. I would agree on the buckle ID. Squared off base to hold the leather strap, grooved at the top to seat the buckle prong. But i’d like to guess that it’s older... Roman even. Going by the image there.
Cracking find all the same. I’ll try an find an example... HH