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EARLY MEDIEVAL BROOCH

Complete copper alloy early medieval saucer brooch. This brooch is circular in plan with an upward angled rim or ‘flange’. The brooch is decorated with a central ring and dot that is surrounded by the raised design of five irregular running spirals, all within a raised multiple lobed border. The gilding survives in excellent condition, but where the copper alloy is exposed (on the raised lines) it…