MHG12586 - Bronze Pin, Rossal


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Early Medieval - 561 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.

Laing, L R, 1973, 'People and pins in Dark Age Scotland' in Trans Dumfriesshire Galloway Natur Hist Antiq Soc Vol. 50 (1973), pp 53-71, 70 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1344.

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Grid reference Centred NC 6800 4100 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC64SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

Finds (1)

  • PIN (Undated)

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