Anglo-Saxon Shield Boss

A gilt-bronze circular shield boss apex mount inset within an iron base dating to the 6th century. Found in Kesteven, Lincolnshire on 1 June 2021 and recorded at the PAS as LIN-1F3D6D, where it was designated a Find of Note: Regional Importance.

shield boss
Photo: The Portable Antiquities Scheme CC By SA2.0

It was the featured find in PAS Finds: week ended 17 September. The PAS helpfully produced this graphic to show the two segmented animals.

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