Lot 1110: Viking Brooch Inset with Byzantine Coin
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th century AD. A discoid brooch with concentric beaded rings, pin-lugs and catch to the reverse; set with a silver miliaresion coin of Basil I (867-886 AD"). For coin, see Sear 1708. 12 grams, 36mm. (1 1/2"). Property of a Middlesex gentleman; acquired in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.