Gilded bronze cruciform brooch. This is an original Anglo-Saxon brooch found in England circa 600 AD. It has the original guilding and has not been repaired. It is completely unique. It does not have a pin at the back as it is a work of art and cannot be worn.
The Anglo-Saxons were a cultural group who inhabited Englandfrom the 5th century. They comprised people from Germanic Tribeswho migrated to the island from continental Europe.
Dimensions: 6.3 inches long and 3.5 inches wide (16cm x 9cm).