Anglo-Saxon 'Cruciform' Brooch 023431

Anglo-Saxon 'Cruciform' Brooch 023431
Anglo-Saxon 'Cruciform' Brooch
Copper-alloy, 27 grams, 100 mm. Circa 5th-6th century AD. A trefoil-headed example with eye-detail on the collar of the top knop, flat D-shaped knops, punched border on headplate, facetted bow, footplate with D-shaped lateral lappets, animal-head finial, pin-lug and catchplate in place on reverse. Reference: cf. MacGregor & Bolick, A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals) BAR British Series no.230, Oxford, 1993 nos.12.6, 12.32, 12.21. Good fine condition, composite from original elements.


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