Anglo-Saxon 'Domed Head' Pin 011181

Anglo-Saxon 'Domed Head' Pin 011181
Anglo-Saxon 'Domed Head' Pin
Silver, 12.69 grams, 121.40 mm. Circa 6th-10th century AD. A clothes pin with a sturdy tapering shaft connected to a ‘poppy’ terminal surmounted by acollet containing (organic?) material. The median is encircled by a plain, D-section collar and the lower zone of the head extends to a fine band wrapped tightly around the upper end of the shaft. Reference: MacGregor, A. & Bolick, E. A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals), BAR British series 230, Oxford, 1993 item 31.2. Good very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection formed in the 1980's. This item is accompanied by an XRF ancient metal test certificate from Oxford X-ray Fluorescence Ltd.

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