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DARK AGE, VIKING & ANGLO SAXON

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WDA 8165

Viking Silver Trade Ingot. Rectangular in section with one rounded end, the other has been snapped off possibly as part of a trade. Their are a number of small hammer marks along two sides of the body. 5.2 grams 9th-11th century AD. 31mm x 7mm x 4mm.

95.00

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WDA 5808

Viking Lead Weight. A cone shaped lead weight, the top set with a small cross pattee shaped piece of bronze. 7th-8th Century. North Yorkshire 12 mm high and 14 mm wide at base. Complete and rare.

75.00

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WDA 7033

Anglo Saxon / Viking Stirrup Mount. A bronze stirrup mount, the front of the mount is engraved and inlaid with niello to form a decorative design. 10th-11th Century. Williams Class A, Type 1. Lincolnshire. 50 mm high x 36 mm wide. Complete.

85.00

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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 8004

Anglo Saxon Small Long Brooch. A copper alloy small long brooch with trefoil head, arched bow and tapered foot. Circa 6th century AD. North Yorkshire. 62 mm high. Iron pin missing.

115.00

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WDA 7796

Anglo Saxon Cruciform Brooch. A large copper alloy cruciform brooch. This one is an early type with separate cast side knobs. The head is rectangular with integral knob at the top, while the bow is decorated with incised grooves, and the leg terminates in a stylised horse's head with bulbous nostrils. 5th-6th Century AD. See Hattatt No 660-662. 118mm high. As usual the iron pin missing, a large attractive piece.

365.00

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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 6147

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. 61 mm high. Iron pin missing otherwise complete.

85.00

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WDA 5853

Dark Ages Equal Ended Brooch. A Bronze equal ended brooch with ring and dot decoration to the body. 46 mm long. Attractive glossy green patina, iron pin missing as usual.

55.00

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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 7931

Anglo Saxon Bird Brooch. A copper-alloy brooch, in the form of a stylised bird. The head is round with a large eye and prominent hooked beak. The wing is fin-like, while the tail and claw are trapezoidal in shape. Circa 6th century AD See Hattatt No 1320. Filey, North Yorkshire. 32 mm long. Iron pin missing as usual but complete with hinge and catchplate. From the style and findspot I believe this brooch to be a very rare if not unique Northumbrian copy of the known Merovingian type. An attractive piece.

525.00

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WDA 8113

Anglo Saxon Silver Finger Ring. The ring is formed by square sectioned silver wire, tapering towards the ends and wound together. Circa 9th - 11th century AD. Lincolnshire. 16.5 mm internal diameter. This style of finger ring with twisted wire construction was popular during the 9th - 11th centuries.

125.00

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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 7791

Anglo Saxon Bronze Pin. A bronze pin with bulbous biconical head. 8th-9th Century. North Yorkshire. 53 mm high. Complete with an attractive green patina.

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 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 7031

Anglo Saxon Tweezers. A pair of bronze tweezers with gently flaring arms, each side decorated with ring-and-dot motifs. Circa 6th - 9th century AD. Lincolnshire. 63 mm long. Attractive, extremely good condition and still in working order.

125.00

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WDA 6077

Dark Ages. Silver Buckle and Plate. A large solid silver buckle and plate complete with pin. The plate still retains the three large silver domed rivets that would have held the leather belt in place. 5th-7th Century AD. European. 48 mm wide by 58 mm high. Complete and still in working order.

255.00

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WDA 7609

Anglo Saxon Buckle. A single loop D-shaped buckle with ring-and-dot decoration and projections on the outer edge. The iron pin is missing as normal but very small traces survive on the strap bar where it once was attached. Circa 11th century AD. See UKDFD Ref. No. - 19734 for similar. Lincolnshire. 30 mm x 27 mm. The shape and design appears to be distantly influenced by buckles of the Viking Ringerike style. Complete with attractive dark green patina.

55.00

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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 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 7953

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style, most of enamel is intact. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 42 mm x 15 mm. Complete.

75.00

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WDA 8167

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A large copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style. Good traces of the silver inlay remain. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 46 mm x 15 mm.

95.00

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WDA 8114

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. Lincolnshire. 35 mm x 12 mm. Complete.

70.00

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WDA 8115

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style. Good traces of the silver inlay remain. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. Lincolnshire. 37 mm x 13 mm.

50.00

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WDA 7755

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A copper alloy strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal. The body is decorated with a mythical beast in the Trewhiddle-style, most of silver inlay remain. 8th-9th Century. Thomas Class A, Type 1. North Yorkshire. 30 mm x 10 mm. Complete with both fixing rivets.

65.00

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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 7444

Anglo Saxon Strap-end. A bronze strap-end with a stylised animal head terminal, the body decorated in a geometric pattern. 8th-9th Century. Lincolnshire 40 mm long. A very attractive piece with a perfect glossy patina.

65.00

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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 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 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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