Triple disc (Pictish symbol)

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The triple disc is a Pictish symbol of unknown meaning, that is found on Class I and Class II Pictish stones.[1] The symbol is found in various combinations with other symbols, notably with the crescent and v-rod. The symbol is constructed from a larger central circle flanked with two smaller circles on either side. It is sometimes shown with a "bar" bisecting all three circles.


Aberlemno 2 rear face 


  1. ^ Fraser, Iain (2008), The Pictish Symbol Stones of Scotland, Edinburgh: Royal Commission on the Ancienct and Historic Monuments of Scotland