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The Latin inscription on the Coppergate helmet

  • J. W. Binns (a1), E. C. Norton (a1) and D. M. Palliser (a2)
Abstract

The Coppergate helmet, found in central York in 1982 and of Anglo-Saxon date, bears a Latin inscription. A new reading of the inscription is offered, and a different view consequently taken of its significance.

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