Anglo-Saxon 'Globular' Pin Head 013070

Anglo-Saxon 'Globular' Pin Head 013070
Anglo-Saxon 'Globular' Pin Head
Copper-alloy, 2.72 grams, 17.08 mm. 7th-9th century AD. A hollow spherical bulb with three sets of heart-shaped double-scroll filigree in the upper and lower hemispheres. A narrow pierced collar enclosed the pin, which was lost in antiquity. Similar to the find from Bredfield, Suffolk. Reference: West, S. A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Material from Suffolk, East Anglian Archaeology, Ipswich, 1998, p.127 fig.3. Extremely fine condition. Provenance: from an old collection, found Bishops Stortford, Essex, England.
 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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