Items from the Bowerchalke Hoard by Unknown Artist

Group of 10 objects comprising of 1 gold ring (plain hoop which expands at the shoulders to a double-scalloped 'V' shape; oval bezel decorated with two clasped hands and a double beaded border), 1 gold coin (a solidus dating from the reign of Valentinian II), and 8 silver coins.

Details

Medium:
Gold; silver
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£1,150 ( Total: £4,600)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

These are the most recently located material from the Bowerchalke Hoard; the Art Fund previously supported earlier finds in 2002 (see review number 5131).

Provenance

Discovered by two metal detectorists in a field near Bowerchalke, South Wiltshire in February and April 2002; declared Treasure in 2002.

Venue details

The Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, SALISBURY Wiltshire SP1 2EN 01722 332151 www.salisburymuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £8)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 5pm (Apr – Oct)
Bank Holidays, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec, and 1 Jan

Share this article