Viking 'Borre Style' Mount 022415

Viking 'Borre Style' Mount 022415
Viking 'Borre Style' Mount
Copper-alloy, 4.53 grams, 22.52 mm. Circa 11th century AD. A concave disc mount with raised border and decorative field containing three radiating bear-head motifs with interstitial tongue-shaped elements. The bear-heads are similar to those appearing on contemporary 11th century Anglo-Scandinavian stirrup mounts of Williams's Class B Type 1 Group 1. Reference: Williams, D. Late Saxon Stirrup-Strap Mounts – A Classification and Catalogue, CBA Research Report 111, Oxford, 1997, p.86. Fine condition. Provenance: found Norfolk, England.


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