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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Kent (probably, made)

  • Date:

    560-600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, inscribed, set with a garnet

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the British Museum

  • Museum number:

    M.115-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 3, shelf D, box 2

Physical description

Pendant, gold, imitating a coin of of Emperor Justin II (565-78). Obverse: Emperor's bust, the jowl set with a garnet, inscribed: 'DN IVSTINVS PPAV'

Place of Origin

Kent (probably, made)

Date

560-600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, inscribed, set with a garnet

Marks and inscriptions

'DN IVSTINVS PPAV'

Dimensions

Height: 1.8 cm, Width: 1.6 cm, Depth: 0.4 cm

Descriptive line

Disc pendant imitating a coin of Emperor Justin II (565-78), depicting the Emperor's bust. England, probably Kent (Jutish), 560-600

Materials

Gold; Garnet

Subjects depicted

Emperors

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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