Anglo-Saxon disc brooch

Photo: Kent County Council CC By SA2.0
Object type: Brooch
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 15/06/2022
Location: Thanet, kent


An 11th century disc brooch. The PAS record says “Although incised decoration and the use of ring-and-dot motifs is common on early Anglo-Saxon plate disc broches; the arrangement of radial lines dividing the face into a cross/quadrants and the raised boss is not“. Hence, it is designated a Find of Note