- Museum number
Disc brooch - composite: silver upper sheet with four rectangular, collared green glass settings around central boss with blue cabochon; repoussé geometric and ring-and-dot decoration in three concentric rings; four dome-headed rivets secure a copper alloy base-plate; border a flat rib with cast interlocking triangles.
- Production date
Diameter: 3.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number