York, 16-22 Coppergate
Copper alloy annular brooches

1 (left). 12th/13th century
Composed of three spirally twisted wires; the pin is looped around the frame.
Dimensions: D.22, T.3mm

2 (right). 12th/13th century
Of square cross-section, with a constriction for the pin. The face is decorated with notches on the inner and outer edges.
Dimensions: D. 23, T.3mm

Bibliography :
Ottaway, P. and Rogers, N.S.H., 2002. Craft and Industry, and Everyday Life : Finds from Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/15
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7 1. sf3355, 2. sf3383

(Photo: S. I. Hill © York Archaeological Trust
Drawing: L.E. Collett, © York Archaeological Trust)


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