Large Early Saxon Silver Gilt Germanic Buckle

Code: 10260    

£100.00
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This is a wonderful early Saxon silver buckle, dating to the 5th - 6th century A.D. The large buckle is intact with some of the gilding remaining on the tongue, interestingly this tongue is riveted shut (so likely worn as a decorative piece, rather than a functional buckle).

OBJECT: Buckle

CULTURE: Saxon

DATE: c. 5th - 6th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 28.74mm x 43.25mm x 5.93mm

WEIGHT: 11.86 grams

PROVENANCE: Purchased from a private Cambridgeshire collector, originally acquired during the 1990's.

Large Early Saxon Silver Gilt Germanic Buckle
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