Norfolk metal detectorist finds declared treasure

Several objects dating to the Middle Ages have been declared treasure by the Norfolk Historic Environment Services, including a 6th century brooch, an Anglo-Saxon sword belt mount, and a copper alloy jetton converted to a brooch. (photos)

The artifacts were discovered by metal dectector enthusiasts in West Acre, Flitcham and Great Dunham, England. The objects appear to be of Viking or Anglo-Saxon manufacture from the early to mid Anglo-Saxon periods.