This copper alloy pin with a ring-and-dot pattern on the head was used for fastening cloaks. It was found on the site of Little Chester Roman fort. Pins like this were common in Ireland and the western British Isles, and spread further afield under Viking influence.
- circa 750 — 950
- Viking Objects
- Derby Museum and Art Gallery
- copper_alloy, Derby, Derby_Museums, Derbyshire, jewellery, Little Chester, pin
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