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21.10.2021

Disk

Cultures/periods: Middle Anglo-Saxon

Production date: 8thC

Excavated/Findspot: Europe: British Isles: England: Northamptonshire: Nassington

Materials: silver; gold

Round base silver disc, slightly convex, gilt on front side, with silver domed rivet through center. Reserved border decorated with circular punches. The reserved cross in the center, also decorated with circular punches, forms four panels with a chip-cut counter-relief lace decoration. Circular riveted holes towards the edge of the disc on the two opposite arms of the cross. The item may be part of a brooch with a solid pin.

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