Reproduction Ring-Headed Pin

A reproduction ring-headed pin

A reproduction ring-headed pin used for fastening cloaks. Pins like this were common in Ireland and the western British Isles, and spread further afield under Viking influence.

Object Type

Pin

Date

circa 800 — 1200

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Reproduction

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

copper_alloy, Insular, Ireland, Irish_Sea, pin

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

This object is related to Withern with Stain, Lincolnshire.
Find out about Withern with Stain, Lincolnshire.

Acknowledgements

Made by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme