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brooch

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1996,0904.1

  • Description

    Silver brooch, square in shape, decorated with eight heraldic shields including the royal arms of England pre-1340, Beauchamp, de Clare and de Bohun.

  • Date

    • 1300-1350
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 24.7 millimetres
    • Width: 24.8 millimetres
    • Depth: 3.8 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Lombardic
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        Iesus Nazarenus Rex Judeorum
      • Inscription Translation

        Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Lombardic
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        French
      • Inscription Content

        Mon Quer Avet
      • Inscription Translation

        You have my heart.
  • Curator's comments

    The brooch was found by a metal detectorist in 1991. In 1994 it was declared not to be treasure trove.

  • Location

    On display: G40/dc10/sD

  • Condition

    Good

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1996

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1996,0904.1

Silver brooch, square in shape, decorated with eight heraldic shields including the royal arms of England pre-1340, Beauchamp, de Clare and de Bohun.

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