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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy ring-headed pin. Very large ring-head, a flattened oval in section. Worn oblique hatching on each face. Viewed from the front, this gives the appearance of herring-bone ornament. Small, circular, U-sectioned setting on front of shoulder. Straight pin, circular in section.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 300 BC - AD 100 (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 147.5 millimetres
    • Diameter: 61.8 millimetres (ring-head)
    • Thickness: 5.6 millimetres (max)
    • Weight: 23 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Raftery 1983 No. 403, p.152, fig.134 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G50/dc30

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Copper alloy quoit headed pin.

Copper alloy quoit headed pin.

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