Over 1 3/8” width, oval form with the ends reeded and curled. Original cross pin. Worn in numbers on the leather war jerkin, at an ounce each, a few pounds could be added providing significant protection against sword blows. See current Public Broadcasting for Vikings wearing protective brooches. This is the largest we have encountered anywhere. Light texture from burial and the gold surface renewed. Mounted with polished leather neck cord with gilt clasp for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.