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Lot 0107
2nd millennium BC. A mixed group of bronze fragments comprising: a serrated crown or headband section with serration on both edges of the curved band; ten fragments of various types. 134 grams total, 36-69mm (1 1/2 - 2 3/4"). The Chris Rudd collection, Norfolk, UK; formed since the 1970s; collection numbers BA23 and 24; found various sites in Lincolnshire, UK. Chris Rudd has collected ancient coins and antiquities since the 1940s. As an amateur archaeologist he found many himself at Badbury Rings, Dorset, 1952-53. He also dug at Hod Hill with Professor Sir Ian Richmond and at Wroxeter with Dame Kathleen Kenyon and Dr Graham Webster. Today he is best known as a Celtic coin dealer. His catalogues have been described as ‘an important research source’ by Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe and ‘treasure houses of delight’ by Dr Anne Ross. Coins and artefacts associated with Chris Rudd – as a collector, dealer and valuer – can be seen in The British Museum and other museums. This collection was formed since the 1970s. [11, No Reserve]

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Bronze Age British Fragment Collection

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