SM 010043

SM 010043
Anglo-Saxon 'Female' Hooked Tag Receiver
Copper alloy, 5.20 grams; 45.41 mm. Circa 9th - 10th Century A.D. An unusual example of the tag which would have received the ‘male’ hook to secure or fasten garments. It is triangular in shape decorated with gilded pellets, below are two circular corners, with a mounting hole between, at the apex is another hole for receiving the hook (part lost in antiquity). Very Fine condition.
 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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