Bronze, just under 1” (0.96”) in diameter. Rounded faces and ridged edge. The cross pin twisted locking it on the ring and deformed rendering it useless as was done with Viking weapons and other accoutrements deposited in the warrior’s grave. As found condition. The surface with mottled patina and encrustation from burial. Worn in numbers on the surface of the jerkin, these small metal brooches provided a measure of protection against sword cuts and, in fact, were a form of armor. See current Public Television programming for documentation of these in action. As protectors, they also held spiritual significance for the warrior.