Ancient Roman bronze brooch, crescent horseshoe shape, 4th-6th century AD
Roman bronze brooch, of interesting mock-penannular form, the horseshoe-shaped frame with swelling curved profile, the scrolled terminals filled with a rib supporting the catch plate on the underside, a hinge point opposite, the pin now missing.
4th-6th century AD
Provenance: Unknown UK find site, purchased London 1990’s
2.5x4cm, on stand 10cm high
signs of age, bronze is stable