A gold pin with a decorative head in the form of a single-masted ship
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A gold pin with a decorative head in the form of a single-masted ship. The hull is fashioned from a large ‘baroque’ pearl with a gold wire mast and rigging. The long, slender, copper-alloy pin is an early 20th century addition. Part of the Cheapside Hoard.
1580 AD - 1620 AD