Anglo-Saxon 'Ring-and-Dot' Dress Pin 020496

Anglo-Saxon 'Ring-and-Dot' Dress Pin 020496
Anglo-Saxon 'Ring-and-Dot' Dress Pin
Copper-alloy, 3.84 grams, 43.90 mm. 6th-7th century AD. A cast dress pin with round-section shaft and polyhedral head, the broader faces with four ring-and-dot motifs and the narrower ones with just one. Reference: Webster, L. and Backhouse, J. The Making of England. Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900, London, 1991, item 66j,k. Fine condition. Provenance: found Derbyshire, England.
 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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