1/1
4 files

Copper-alloy disc brooch, Late Anglo-Saxon?

online resource
posted on 26.10.2021, 15:07 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Crude bronze disc brooch, diam. 2.5cm with plain flat rim defined by groove and irregular slashed design perhaps imitating a radiate coin. Almost certainly Roman. At back twin pierced lugs (broken) for spring coil and broken catch. Pin lost but presumably bronze since no iron staining.

History

Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

M7097

Catalogue Number

M 7097

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

other brooches (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; brooch) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Rolfe

Category ID

brooch

Usage metrics

Categories

Exports