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LOT 596

Estimate
GBP (£) 6,000 - 8,000
EUR (€) 7,130 - 9,500
USD ($) 7,610 - 10,150

MEDIEVAL SILVER-GILT SAINT FIGURAL PENDANT
(Silver, 7.40 grams, 32 mm.).

Circa early 16th century AD. An ecclesiastical pendant of a standing robed figure of a saint, holding a cross-headed staff and an open book; the haloed, tonsured and bearded head with a suspension loop affixed; the figure standing upon a waisted hexagonal bracket.

PROVENANCE:
Found Stapleton, North Yorkshire, 2007 (Treasure Act reference 2007 T70 and disclaimed); supplied with British Museum letter and report, Treasure Act receipts and other documents including independent valuations dated 2008 suggesting a potential treasure value of between £33,000 - £35,000.

LITERATURE:
Published Treasure Hunting Magazine 2008.

FOOTNOTES:
Supplied in a plastic box with Treasure Act label.

CONDITION