Anglo-Saxon 'Class 'A2 Strap End 020252

Anglo-Saxon 'Class 'A2 Strap End 020252
Anglo-Saxon 'Class A2' Strap End
Copper-alloy, 5.89 grams, 32.25 mm. 8th-9th century AD. A cast strap end with snub-nosed beast-head terminal. The main decorative zone comprises two ribbed panels beneath a segmented palmette, the upper edges of which respect the two rivet holes. Reference: Thomas, G. Late Anglo-Saxon and Viking-Age Strap-ends 750-1100, Finds Research Group Datasheet 32, Stoke-on-Trent, 2003. Very fine condition. Provenance: found Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England.
 
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