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Bronze pin, Luce Sands

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

A complete bronze pin with a flat, decorated head. 

 

A chance find made by W F Cormack while searching the sand dunes in the 1970s.  The pin probably dates from around 1000AD.  Very similar pins have been found at Whithorn.

Place of Discovery:
Luce Sands
Materials/Media:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Length: 81mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1976.06
Digital Number:
SMAH 071
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council