MHG12586 - Bronze Pin, Rossal


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Early Medieval - 2 AD to 1057 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A crescent-headed, bronze stick-pin, possibly 5th to 8th century AD in date, from Rossal (NC 68 41), Sutherland, is in the NMAS (Acc. No. FC 255) The shank is decorated. (But see also NC60SE 12).
L Laing 1973.

Described in the NMS catalogue as a bronze pin, 3.6" long, with a flattened discoidal head in the same plane (diam .3"), out of which there is a 2.3 circular "bite". Aquired by the NMS 1938. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 6800 4100 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC64SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

Finds (1)

  • PIN (Late Iron Age to Early Medieval - 2 AD to 1057 AD)

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