Record Details

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


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


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


Grid Reference:TM 28 97
Map Sheet:TM29NE

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.

Related records - none

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