In the UK have discovered a rare gold pendant VI century
MOSCOW, 20 Aug — RIA Novosti. An Amateur collector from Britain found in the Eastern England rare gold pendant of VI century with the image of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian, the TV channel Bi-bi-si.
The find was made by a Brit by the name of Pratt, who explored the area in Norfolk with a metal detector. It is assumed that the gold pendant was made in France.
#Norfolk metal detectorist finds rare 6th Century coin pendant. https://t.co/pavtYW0Uzd pic.twitter.com/4HnfgIHEIU
— BBC Radio Norfolk (@BBCNorfolk) August 19, 2017
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“At first it seemed that this is the Golden neck of the bottle, but when I looked closer, I realized that it was something more significant. I understand that it is a gold pendant… very rare. In the UK these (suspensions) find very little”, — quotes the channel as possible.
Specialist archaeological finds Adrian Marsden also confirmed that the found pendant is a rare instance of ancient ornaments and is made of high carat gold.
According to the channel, the discovery will be sent to the British Museum for evaluation.