Roman 'Crossbow' Brooch 005784

Roman 'Crossbow' Brooch 005784
Roman 'Crossbow' Brooch
Silver, 6.00 grams, 51.12 mm. Circa 4th Century A.D. Semi-circular in profile, with a circular section, the circular leg is extended to the same length as the bow, the pin was lost in antiquity. The front of the cross bar is decorated with two protruding lumps and knobbed terminals. On top there is a further knob where the stud would be as on a Roman head stud brooch. Similar to Benet's, p129, R07 0404 which books at £500-600. Very Fine condition.


This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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