Ring brooch; silver; narrow, flat band and nielloed inscription on both sides; short transverse bar on pin next to hinge.
- Diameter: 2.3 centimetres
Inscription ContentIHESVS NAZARE
Inscription ContentNVS REX IVDEORV
7 September 1993
Clean to remove tarnish. ?NIELLO! Use of polish may be necessary.
Heavily tarnished, surface dirt.
Cleaned chemically using Hotel silver dip (acidified thiourea), applied using swabs. Gently polished using Silvo silver and chrome (cotton wadding,white spirit,Newburgh chalk,china clay). Cleaned manually using pin vice. Washed in Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) applied on swabs. Gently polished using Goddard's long term silver cloth (comp. unknown).
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCM8183
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