ROMAN LEGIONARY ARMOR MOUNT NECKLACE, 100-300 AD
For the military pteruges, the leather scale armor element is worn around the waist. These served as additional protection as they would help absorb a sword or spear blow. Silvered bronze, 1 5/8" height. Heart form with baluster finial. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored on a Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity. An actual piece of Roman armor!