The Hingham Hoard
- Art Funded
- Various dimensions Brooch 1: original diameter 68mm; weight 7.2g; Brooch 2: original diameter 54mm, weight 3.7g; Brooch 3: 33x29mm, weight 3.9g; Brooch 4: 11x17mm, weight 1.3g. Strap-end 1; 50x17mm, weight 10.9g. Strap-end; 6.5x45mm, weight 9.3g.
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Although well known as a martyr who met a violent death while resisting Viking invasion, his reign is sparsely recorded. This hoard offers a valuable insight into the history of his moneyers, and the Trewhiddle style of jewellery.
Discovered by metal-detectorist Darryl Alexander in Hingham, 2012.