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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Silver gilt brooch

Period:
Medieval
Description:

This brooch was allocated to the Stewartry Museum by the Treasure Trove Advisory Panel.  It was found using a metal detector by the Rev David Bartholomew, minister of Dalry parish, Kirkcudbrightshire.

 

Silver gilt brooch fragment.  The centre has the letter 'A' incised and gilded, the right arm has an incomplete 'X' incised, the left arm is missing.

Materials/Media:
copper alloy, with silver gilt
Dimensions:
width 20mm, depth 10mm, length 10mm
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
STEWM:2000.08.02
Digital Number:
SWAC005n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council