ROMAN LEGIONARY APRON (PTERUGES) MOUNT, 100-300 AD
Gilt bronze, 1 1/8" height. A decorative heart-shaped mount from the uniform of the Roman legionary attached to the pteruges, the iconic decorated leather strips hung around the waist of the soldier. Triple piercings to the top. Expanded finial. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.