Visigothic ‘Plate’ Buckle 026293

Visigothic ‘Plate’ Buckle 026293
Visigothic ‘Plate’ Buckle
Copper-alloy, 26 grams, 83 mm. Circa 6th-7th century AD. A small concave-sided buckle-plate decorated with regularly placed ring-and-dot motifs and integral rectangular loop, the tongue of shield-on-tongue type with outer end curved over the loop, two pierced attachment lugs on the reverse. References: Menghin, W. The Merovingian Period - Europe Without Borders. Very fine condition, complete. Provenance: ex Gorny & Mosch, Munich.

 
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