Anglo-Saxon Bronze Long Brooch
C. 6th century AD
An Anglo-Saxon long brooch with a rectangular head plate and crescent punches running along the top and sides. The bow is arched and the foot is tapered with crescent punches to the sides.
Pin is missing and is slightly pitted and bent otherwise has a nice even green patina and nice detail
Ref: Similar example in Ancient Brooches & Other Artefacts by Hattatt; page 376
Ex O’Donovan Collection