disc brooch / disc
Circular base silver disc, slightly convex, gilded on the front with a silver dome-headed rivet through the centre. Reserved border decorated with circular punches. Reserved cross in centre, also decorated with circular punches, creating four panels with chip-carved, counter-relief interlace decoration. Circular rivet holes towards the edge of the disc at two opposing arms of the cross. The object may be part of a brooch with a one-piece pin.
- Excavated/Findspot: Nassington
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Northamptonshire,Nassington)
- Diameter: 41 millimetres
- Thickness: 1.2 millimetres
- Weight: 10.05 grammes
Exhibited: 2014 6 Mar-22 Jun, London, British Museum, Viking: Life and Legend
Metal detector find.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 2011T530 (Treasure Number)
- NARC-E11208 (PAS Database Number)
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Object reference number: MCS35161
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