What a stunning find – soaking to remove the soil – each raised section is 4mm deep
Not an obvious fixing for a brooch, more like a mount. Nothing so far in my reference books, at a guess Early medieval in date
36.6mm high, 7.16mm thick, 16.17g
Initial ID from the museum is early medieval also.
It appears to be a die for stamping repousse work from my ref booksWeight: 16.17 g
Size: 36.6mm H x 7.16mm T