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EARLY MEDIEVAL PIN

Iron pin, probable Early Medieval, Anglo-Saxon. Now corroded and damaged the pin had an original length of 60.0mm and a diameter of around 3.6mm. One end appears to have been pointed while the other is bent back to form an 8.3mm wide, oval loop. While of a very simple form this pin can be parallel by, for example the copper alloy pin in Grave 134 at Castledyke South Barton on Humber (Drinkall and …