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DARK AGE, VIKING & ANGLO SAXON

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WDA 8545

Viking / Anglo-Saxon Strapend. A late Anglo-Saxon / Viking Copper alloy strap-end of Thomas Class E, Type 1. Decorated in the Winchester style with stylised birds or animals and plant-scroll motifs. 10th - 11th century. Gabor Thomas, Finds Research Group AD700-1700, Datasheet 33. North Yorkshire. 34mm x 23mm.

95.00

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WDA 6825

Anglo Saxon Bronze Hanging Bowl Mount. An elaborate bronze hanging bowl mount, sub-triangular in form with a slightly curved face and recessed back. The face is enamelled in red and decorated with two designs in relief, to the base is a triquetra knot infilled with niello. To the top, a larger asymmetrical design, consisting of an interlaced continuous pattern and two triangular cells, each with niello outline and infilled with orange or yellow enamel. The design is possibly an animal mask-like representation. The remainder of the body is silvered which as now turned a dark grey. 7th-8th Century. Lincolnshire. UKDFD Ref. No. - 22650. 57.4mm high, 23.4mm wide. A very rare item.

850.00

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WDA 8858

Anglo Saxon Copper Alloy Hanging Bowl Mount. A copper alloy hanging bowl mount inlaid with yellow enamel, the decoration consists of two mythical beasts heads with panel below. 9th-10th Century. 60mm high x 25mm wide.

175.00

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WDA 5884

Anglo Saxon Cruciform Long Brooch. A bronze cruciform long brooch with a single knob decorating the head and stylised animal head decorating the foot. 5th-6th Century AD. 72 mm high. Iron pin missing otherwise complete.

120.00

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WDA 6146

Anglo Saxon Cruciform Long Brooch. A bronze cruciform long brooch with a single knob decorating the head and stylised animal head decorating the foot. 5th-6th Century AD. 60 mm high. Iron pin missing otherwise complete.

95.00

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WDA 7453

Anglo Saxon Cruciform Long Brooch. A bronze cruciform long brooch with a single knob decorating the head and incised lines decorating the foot. 5th-6th Century AD. 58mm high. Iron pin missing otherwise in very good condition. Attractive green patina.

85.00

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WDA 8479

Anglo-Saxon Equal Armed Brooch. A copper alloy equal-armed brooch with D-shaped cross-section and highly arched bow. The body is decorated with two parallel grooves running lengthways. 7th - 9th century AD. PAS # SWYOR-09F2C2 55mm x 10mm.

45.00

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WDA 7456

Anglo-Saxon Equal Ended Brooch. A Bronze equal ended brooch, with plain bow and deeply engraved circular terminals. 7th - 8th century AD. See Hattatt No 1321. Lincolnshire. 43mm x 15mm. Iron pin missing as usual.

50.00

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WDA 8468

Anglo-Saxon Wrist clasp. An early Anglo-Saxon cast copper-alloy wrist clasp. The decoration consists of two nose to nose open-work horse's heads with their ears serving as stitching loops. The back of the clasp shows traces of tin where the hook or eye would have been fixed. Late 5th - 6th century AD. UKDFD # 50474. Lincolnshire. 30mm x 16mm.

85.00

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WDA 8215

Anglo Saxon Stylus. A crude home-made copper-alloy stylus, the shank is circular in section, pointed at one end and flattened at the other. 7th-8th century AD. 131mm long. Styli were used for writing on wax tablets. The pointed end was used to inscribe while the flat end was for erasing any mistakes.

75.00

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WDA 6588

Anglo Saxon Silver Pin. A solid silver gilt pin, the head in the shape of a three dimensional toucan like bird, with large beak and down turned head. This style of bird can be seen other Saxon artwork and coins (see Spink # 791, series J type 85 for similar). 7th-8th Century. 93 mm long. Complete and very rare.

575.00

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WDA 7273

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin with flattened polyhedral head decorated on all four sides with ring and dot. Circa 8th - mid 10th century AD. North Yorkshire. 80 mm long. Attractive light green patina and complete.

45.00

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WDA 6836

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin with flat rectangular head decorated on both sides with a double ring and dot design. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 65 mm long. Complete.

40.00

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WDA 7792

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin, the head is conical in shape with a flat top. 8th-10th Century. North Yorkshire. 62 mm high. Complete.

35.00

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WDA 8901

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin with elongated multifaceted head decorated with single incised dots. 8th-10th Century. North Yorkshire. 65 mm in length. As found condition.

30.00

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WDA 7793

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin, the head is cup shaped with a flat top. 8th-10th Century. North Yorkshire. 43 mm high. Complete.

30.00

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WDA 5851

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin with bulbous circular head. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 37 mm high. Complete and in its original "as found" shape, just as it was last used.

30.00

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WDA 8902

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin with multifaceted head decorated with single incised dots. 8th-10th Century. North Yorkshire. 55 mm in length. As found condition.

25.00

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WDA 8096

Anglo Saxon Anthropomorphic Mount. An anthropomorphic copper-alloy vessel mount of the Early Anglo-Saxon period. The mount is moulded in the form of an elongated bearded head, with engraved lentoid eyes and mouth. Surmounting the head is a lightly ridged collared knop (possibly representational of a hair style or headdress), the ridges of which descend to form the hair on each side of the forehead. The reverse is concave, with no evident signs of attachment. Circa late 5th to mid 7th century AD. UKDFD Ref. No. - 44624. Near Tuxford, Nottinghamshire. 60mm x 22mm. A rare and interesting item.

385.00

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WDA 8518

Anglo Saxon Zoomorphic Mount. A rectangular copper-alloy mount engraved with four back to back stylised horses heads. The surface still retains nearly 100% of the heavily tinned / silvered decoration. An interesting piece with two fixing pins on the reverse, most probably for fitting to leather. Circa 5th - 6th century AD. North Yorkshire. 23mm x 13mm.

95.00

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WDA 8859

Anglo Saxon Lead Zoomorphic Mount. A lead mount or strapend trial piece, decorated with a stylised human and animal head. 10th Century. 40.6mm high x 8.3mm wide.

45.00

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WDA 7303

Anglo Saxon Bronze Mount. An Anglo Saxon bronze mount with lozenge shaped body and recessed, gilded square terminals. On the reverse there are two small fixing lugs. 8th - 9th century AD. 37 mm x 12 mm.

65.00

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WDA 8889

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a crouching, left-facing mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style. The body and animal head still retains nearly all of the pale yellow enamel. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 39 mm x 12 mm. Complete with both original rivets and an overall light green patina. A superb example of this type.

150.00

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WDA 7725

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a crouching, left-facing mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style, some traces of silver inlay remain. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 49 mm x 11 mm.

55.00

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WDA 8899

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a crouching, left-facing mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 30 mm x 10 mm. Complete apart from part of the back plate.

40.00

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WDA 7756

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a crosshatched rectangular panel inlaid with what looks to be pale yellow enamel. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 2. North Yorkshire. 55 mm x 12 mm. Complete apart from the front attachment end.

40.00

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WDA 8760

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal, the body decorated with curvilinear patterns. 9th Century. Haldenby Group 19 (Arc and Step). Peterborough Area. 48 mm x 14 mm.

40.00

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WDA 8164

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy zoomorphic strap-end. The central section and terminal end are decorated with stylised animal-heads. The wedge-shaped attachment end is split to accommodate the strap with a single rivet. 9th-10th Century AD. Thomas Class B, Type 4 (Multi-headed); Haldenby Group 13 (Animal mask). Lincolnshire. 43 mm x 12 mm.

40.00

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WDA 6536

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A bronze strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal, the body decorated with a silver inlaid panel of a crouching mythical beast. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 34 mm long.

40.00

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WDA 7797

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a crosshatched rectangular panel inlaid with niello. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 2. Lincolnshire. 44 mm x 10 mm. Complete.

35.00

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WDA 7727

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a debased animal-head terminal. The body is lozenge shape and decorated with multiple ring-and-dot motifs. Circa 11th century AD. North Yorkshire. 40 mm x 13 mm. Complete.

35.00

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WDA 8900

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a crouching, left-facing mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 31 mm x 11 mm. Complete.

25.00

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WDA 7726

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with waisted lozenge-shaped body, the decoration consists of a simple line all around the border. 9th-10th Century. Thomas Class D. North Yorkshire. 33 mm x 11 mm.

25.00

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WDA 7729

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with tongue shaped body decorated with a moulded rope design. Circa 10th - 11th century AD. Thomas Class E. North Yorkshire. 41 mm x 13 mm. Unusual style and complete.

35.00

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WDA 5340

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. This strap-end is quite rare and unusual as it is unfinished. It was possibly lost whilst in mid manufacture, and shows the basic shape before all the final decoration was applied. 8th-9th Century. Norfolk. 37 mm long. Attractive green patina.

55.00

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WDA 5848

Dark Ages Strap-end. A large silvered bronze strap-end decorated with dot and punched crescents. 6th-7th Century AD. 74 mm long. Complete, attractive and with nearly 100% of the silvered surface still intact

65.00

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WDA 5883

Anglo Saxon Dress Fastener. A bronze dress fastener the body decorated with a ring and dot design. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 20 mm Long. Attractive with a superb green patina.

25.00

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WDA 6837

Anglo Saxon Dress Fastener. A bronze dress fastener the body decorated with a ring and dot design. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 22 mm Long. Complete and attractive.

20.00

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WDA 8903

Anglo Saxon Dress Fastener. A bronze dress fastener of simple triangular construction, the body is decorated with a light cross hatched design and has two piercings for attachment. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 21 mm x 11 mm. Complete.

15.00

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