MHG60629 - Annular Brooch and Pin - Fasnakyle
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
A medieval copper alloy annular brooch, pin missing, decorated with rind and dot motifs. Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 08/18) and allocated to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. <1>
Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a copper alloy annular brooch with missing pin. Decorated with series of circles with central dots impressed into the metal. Outer diameter 59mm, inner diameter 40mm. <2>
A copper alloy pin, possibly belonging to the brooch found earlier (TT 08/18) was discovered close by and submitted to Treasure Trove (TTDB 2018/044). It was formed from a rolled sheet. It is unknown whether it was claimed or disclaimed. <2>
Four figure grid reference given is marginal. Full GR held by Treasure Trove. GW 02/07/20
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Blackwell, A. 2018. Kilmorack, Fasnakyle, Metal Detector Find, Discovery Excav Scot, New, vol. 19. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 118. Paper (Copy). pp. 118.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 3100 2900 (20m by 20m)|
- ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- BROOCH PIN (Undated)
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