The two torcs are 20 cm in diameter and each weigh about 25 g.

They are made of a loosely-twisted penannular ribbon of gold with simple recurved terminals. They are also known as the Ballyrashane Torcs after their place of discovery.


Found in a bog near Ballyrashane, County Derry, Northern Ireland around 1900. Subsequently given to the parish priest in 1921 and passed by descent to the present owner.

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