Roman 'Mars' Helmetted Bust Mount 026801

Roman 'Mars' Helmetted Bust Mount 026801
Roman 'Mars' Helmetted Bust Mount
Copper-alloy, 40.60 grams, 40.49 mm including stand. 1st-2nd century AD. A cast mount of Mars. The head is formed with a broad-brimmed helmet and bifid winged crest, high collar and breastplate. To the reverse is a square-section attachment loop. It is supplied with a custom-made stand. Reference: Murawski, P. Artefacts of England and the United Kingdom, item R09-0102. Very fine condition. Provenance: property of an Essex gentleman; acquired before 1995.

 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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