Copper Alloy Die Stamp

A copper alloy die stamp found in Askham, Nottinghamshire

A copper-alloy die, known as Hiddensee-Rügen type, used for making pressed silver or gold sheet appliqués, which were applied to the back-plate of pendants or used as a base for filigree and granulation work.

Object Type

Die stamp

Date

circa 870 — 970

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

copper_alloy, die_stamp, jewellery, pendant, Viking

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

This object is related to Askham, Nottinghamshire.
Find out about Askham, Nottinghamshire.

Acknowledgements

(c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 4.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme