This diminutive medieval brooch was discovered near Lincoln in 2011.
Hexagonal brooch by Unknown Artist, 12001300
© The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire
- 1.6 x 1.8 x 0.1 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Wartski through The Art Fund
The hexagonal frame features a triangular cross-section bearing the inscription +IO SVI CI EN LIV DAMI I am here in the place of a friend (I love)'.
Found by metal detector on 1st October 2011 and declared Treasure.
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