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coin pendant / coin

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1860,1024.2.e

  • Description

    Gold coin pendant with corrugate suspension loop; solidus of Chlothar II (613-628 AD).

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 7thC(early)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 2 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Webster & Backhouse 1991
    Struck at Marseilles.

    Part of a necklace. For curatorial comment on the necklace as a whole see 1860,1024.2.a.

  • Bibliography

    • Webster & Backhouse 1991 31 (b) bibliographic details
    • Marzinzik 2013 51 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc6/sC

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2013 26 Jul-16 Oct, Germany, Paderborn, Diozesanmuseum, Christianisation of Medieval Europe
    2003 22 Mar-12 Oct, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo Exhibition Centre, Far Fetched Treasures

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1860

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1860

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1860,1024.2.e

Gold composite disc brooch with 4 cabochon garnets in white paste & central boss; filigree; cloisonné; Style II pin-catch.  String of 16 glass and 2 amethyst beads (A), 4 gold coin pendants (B-E) and 1 millefiori pendant with gold rim (F).

Group of Objects

Gold composite disc brooch with 4 cabochon garnets in white paste & central boss; filigree; cloisonné; Style II pin-catch. String of 16 glass and 2 amethyst beads (A), 4 gold coin pendants (B-E) and 1 millefiori pendant with gold rim (F).

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