Medieval 'Disc Bow' Casket Key 011553

Medieval 'Disc Bow' Casket Key 011553
Rare Medieval 'Disc Bow' Casket Key
Copper-alloy, 5.18 grams, 40.97 mm. 14th-15th century AD. A small Type VI casket key with discoid bow. The cylindrical shank with locating hole to the forward end, single rectangular ward. The bow solid with an incuse rosette to each face, pierced lug to the rear. Reference: Wheeler, M. London Museum Medieval Catalogue, Ipswich, 1993 p.140. Fine condition. Provenance: found near Maldon, Essex, UK.

 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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