Gold and enamel Anglo-Saxon roundel: gold tray inlaid with cloisonne enamel; depicting the right Hand of God in opaque white enamel. Late 10th/early 11th Century - found by an armature metal detectorist in Hampshire, England and currently housed in the British Museum.
Very Rare image of Henry II (972-1024) King of Italy and Germany also Holy Roman Emperor during the time of the Ottonian Dynasty. From the Sacramentary of Henry II (1002 -1014). Undeniable proof of so called black presence throughout Europe.
A silver Anglo-Saxon zoomorphic strap-end of Haldenby Group 11 (see ref below). The attachment end is split to accommodate the strap, and has two attachment holes which retain their separate silver rivets. The central section of the strap-end has a sub-rectangular panel with deeply engraved decoration of a type classified by Haldenby as 'Animals to Interlace'*. In this case, a right facing abstracted animal with interlaced tail.