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Viking Silver Poppy-Head Cloak or Hair Pin, 10th to 11th Century

A silver pin with a tapered shaft, with a 'poppy' terminal, the lower part plain, the top decorated with lines of small dots. 11cm long, 6.23g. Provenance: acquired from TimeLine Auctions, previously from an old English collection. 

£130 (Sold at the Hoard Ltd, their terms)*

Viking Bronze Brooch, 9th-10th Century, Scandinavian


A beautiful omega fibula with angular ends and decorated band. These brooches were used on the shoulder or chest to close a cloak. 54mm, 28.7g. Condition: Very fine, with areas of verdigris.  

£140 (Sold at the Hoard Ltd, their terms)*

Viking Bronze Omega Brooch, Mordvinian Type, 11th to 13th Century


Omega brooch with penannular hoop with pin for attachment, triangular flans, a number are available so may differ slightly from picture. 

 approx 55mm x 44mm, 12g.

£120 (Sold at the Hoard Ltd, their terms)*

Viking Bridal Cheekpiece Fragment, Ringerike Style, 11th Century


A great piece of history! A cheekpiece from the right side of the horses bridal. 'Ringerike' style, decorated and zoomorphic. Probably bronze.

£55 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Roman Silver Trumpet Whorl Brooch, 2nd-3rd century

A delightful silver openwork plate brooch with La Tene motifs of trumpets and curls. Pin (corroded as made from iron) present as is catchplate. Not wearable. 46mm, 8.99g 

Prov: Ex TimeLIne Auctions, previously a UK private collection. 


£160 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

1 st to 2nd Century, Large Iron Age Tinned Brooch,

Fluegelfibel (Winged Fibula)

49.5grams 145 mm.

Mostly from the area of Noricum (now the Austrian/Bavarian/Italian areas) this and other similar artefacts are described as being from the Celtic Hallstatt culture. Pin missing, but this type of large brooch is very rare, especially with all the catch-plate intact.  

£220 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

Roman, Enamelled Stag Brooch, Pin Missing, 2nd-3rd Century


This lovely example of an multicoloured, enamelled bronze stag brooch is unfortunately incomplete, but this doesn't detract from its beauty. 38mm x 35mm.

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£175 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Roman, Bronze Dolphin Brooch, Sprung Hinge but Pin Missing, 1st - 2nd Century


This beautiful Roman bronze dolphin brooch (in the round) has detailed annular eyes and triangular fins and splayed tail; unfortuately the pin is missing on the sprung hinge. 41mm x 16mm x 28mm, 12.9g.

Prov: Ex TimeLine Auctions


£200 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Roman, Bronze, Enamelled Umbonate Disc Brooch, 2nd Century



A beautiful Roman disc brooch with three coloured enamelling, mostly intact, of red, blue and white triangles forming a sunburst pattern. 

There are four knops to the edges and one has a head loop that is unfortunately broken. Pin missing.


32mm x 27mm x 10mm


Found Yorkshie. Ex TimeLine Auctions.


£130 (+P&P, non-UK locations please ask first)

Iron Age 6th-3rdC BC Bronze Brooch, Iberian Type


With single coil spring and conical knop. End of pin missing so it doesn't quite reach the clasp. Beautiful light green patina. 29mm x 4mm.


    £30 (P&P free to UK)

RARE Equal-Ended Roman Enamelled Bronze Plate Brooch, 2nd-3rdC AD


Only one other similar type found in the references, two conjoined openwork discs with central joining disc, flat faced. Red enamel remaining and threequarters of pin present, although bent. Further pictures on request. 

32mm x 13mm x 7mm.

                              £60 (P&P Free to UK)

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