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Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch (copper-alloy) from Colney, Norfolk. Group 1 (type 1.2.2), 5th century AD. Metal-detected find recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database (NMS-512284).

Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch (copper-alloy) from Colney, Norfolk. Metal-detected find recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database

Anglo-Saxon 'florid' cruciform brooch, gilded and silvered copper-alloy, unprovenanced. Now in the British Museum's collection (1878,1101.283). 6th century AD.

Anglo-Saxon 'florid' cruciform brooch, gilded and silvered copper-alloy, unprovenanced. Now in the British Museum's collection century AD.

Disk Brooch, 7th c, Anglo-Saxon Copper alloy, silvered, gold, glass paste Overall: 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. (3 x 1.2 cm)

Disk Brooch Date: century Culture: Anglo-Saxon Medium: Copper alloy, silvered, gold, glass paste Dimensions: Overall: 1 x in.

Saxon disc brooch    Garnet-inlaid disc brooch, found in Kent.   Saxon, 7th century AD, made of gilded silver, with garnet on cross-hatched goldfoil and ?meerschaum.    From the excavations at Springhead, Kent.

Saxon disc brooch Garnet-inlaid disc brooch, found in Kent. Saxon, century AD, made of gilded silver, with garnet on cross-hatched goldfoil and ?

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Copper alloy cruciform brooch, cast: incised saltire in centre of rectangular head-plate with three integral faceted half-round knobs; bow ribbed along top and foot of equal width, transversely ribbed and moulded above animal head terminal with faceted knob at end.

Copper alloy cruciform brooch, cast: incised saltire in centre of rectangular head-plate with three integral faceted half-round knobs; bow ribbed along top and foot of equal width, transversely ribbed and moulded above animal head terminal with faceted knob at end.

Rare c.600 A.D British Found Anglo Saxon Period Bronze Radiate Head Brooch     British found - Classic Anglo Saxon design & form - Huge size - Ring & dot detail remains all over - Zoomorphic forms in sections

Rare c.600 A.D Large British Found Anglo Saxon Period Bronze Radiate Head Brooch

D British Found Anglo Saxon Period Bronze Radiate Head Brooch British found - Classic Anglo Saxon design & form - Huge size - Ring & dot detail remains all over - Zoomorphic forms in sections

5-6th C. Copper alloy cruciform brooch with three half-round knobs.

Copper alloy cruciform brooch with three half-round knobs.

Sutton Hoo shield boss

Shield Boss -- Century -- Excavated from the Anglo-Saxon burial ship discovered at the English estate of Sutton Hoo in Photo courtesy of the British Museum.

The Strickland Brooch, Anglo-Saxon, mid-9th century. Plain gold panels enrich a lively pattern of dog-like animals with collars, deeply carved to form an openwork effect.

The history of this elaborate brooch is mysterious. It is named after the Strickland family of Yorkshire and may have belonged to Sir William Strickland, a.

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