MHG49767 - Metal Detecting Finds - Dornoch
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Early Medieval - 561 AD? to 1057 AD?)
- None recorded
7th-century Anglo-Saxon mount NH 79 90 Approximately one-third of a substantial Anglo-Saxon Style II copper-alloy gilded mount, depicting running interlocked beasts as at Sutton Hoo, Caenby and Durrow; recovered by metal detecting. An identical example from Allington Hill, Cambridge is in the collections of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Dimensions 56.4 x 37.5mm; diam of rim boss 8.4mm; diam of central boss 5mm.
Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT.39/05) and allocated to Inverness Museum.
S Youngs and J Shiels 2005
Two metal detector finds:
1. A substantial cast copper alloy weight of the steelyard type and of medieval form. Stamped with the authentication marks for London which is flnaked either side by three dots, presumably reflecting a unit weight.
2. A copper alloy annular brooch of medieval date, decorated with engraving on the front face.
Claimed as Treasure Trove case TT.205/09 and allocated to Historylinks Museum, Dornoch.
Information from TTU (SC) 19 March 2014.
|Grid reference||NH 78 90 (point)|
- MOUNT (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
- BROOCH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- WEIGHT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
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