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62. ROMAN GILDED SHIELD BROOCH WITH CORAL CENTRE-BOSS

A large example of this type of shield brooch. Roman 2nd - 3rd Century AD. Gilded with coral centre-boss, type (Hattatt 174).


Condition: Good. Bronze in good condition and most of the original gilding remaining. The back is tinned (silvered). Unfortunately half the coral boss has broken away in antiquity. Pin missing as usual.

Dimensions: Dia. 33mm.

Provenance: Ex. private collection; acquired at UK auction.

Price: £80.00

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