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Pin fragment: CM.158-2000

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Current Location: In storage


Anglo-Saxon (Ascribed culture)



Gilt copper-alloy pin head. Head is divided into four lobes with linear divides between them. Pin shaft is flattened rectangle in section and narrows away from head.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2000-03-06) by Winterton, Robert


Early Medieval
800 - 999

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Weight 2.36 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.158-2000
Primary reference Number: 183781
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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