MEDIEVAL CHRISTIAN AMULET OR CHARM
9th-12th century AD. Western Europe, France or Spain. Bronze disk, over 7/8” diameter, inscribed with the Star of Bethlehem, at this time, depicted as a four point star, surrounded by markers representing the Wheel of Fortune (Rota Fortuna), invoking the Roman Goddess, Fortuna to generated luck. A typical Medieval blend of paganism with Christianity. The reverse with a clover form surrounded by an inscription. Pierced for suspension. Stable green patina with good detail.