Record Details

NHER Number:28863
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon pin

Summary

A Late Saxon pin, made of copper alloy, probably a Viking import, found by metal detecting.

Images

  • Late Saxon pin from Brooke. The pin is probably a Viking import  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TM 28 97
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:BROOKE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1991. Metal detecting.
9th century ringed pin, copper alloy, Viking import.
See examples from Hedeby and Birka.
S. Margeson (NCM) 19 February 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: FTX 35-6.

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