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Pin

Description

Silver pin ornamented with a beaded margin round a plain circle enclosing a pattern formed by four painted ovals, from Talnotrie, Kirkcudbrightshire, 9th century

Museum reference

X.FC 201

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Pin

Date

9th century

Materials

Silver, Paint

Physical description

Silver; obverse ornamented with a plain circle enclosing a pattern formed by four painted ovals end to end, their inner outlines forming a concave sided quadrant; beaded margin

Collection place(s)

Talnotrie, Minnigaff, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, EUROPE

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