Anglo-Saxon brooch of a Roman coin

Photo: Norfolk County Council
Object type: Ampulla
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Bronze
Date found: 31/12/2020
Location: South Norfolk


A cast, gilded brooch dating to AD 800 – 900 incorporating a coin of Septimus Severus (AD 193-211). A very similar brooch has been recorded at the PAS from some twelve miles away from this find.