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Ring-headed pin

Silver ring-headed pin with gilded terminal knobs decorated with gold filigree. On each knob there is a valknut motif. The brooch is missing the long silver pin which originally would have been attached to the centrally placed knob. The ring-headed pin is reminiscent of the British "thistle pins", but it is probably eastern Scandinavian craftwork. Part of a hoard find, Vårby, Huddinge Parish, Södermanland.

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Object number: 106693_HST

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