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ROMAN LEGIONARY’S SWORD BELT TERMINAL, 2nd-3rd CENTURY AD (8196075389102)
ROMAN LEGIONARY’S SWORD BELT TERMINAL, 2nd-3rd CENTURY AD (8196075389102)

ROMAN LEGIONARY’S SWORD BELT TERMINAL, 2nd-3rd CENTURY AD

B5415

Regular price $75.00 Sale

Rare variation. Bronze, tear-shaped with a pierced scalloped form end and engraved saltire. These usually have a stirrup form end and are unadorned.  At the time, legionary’s sword belts had split ends with two terminals. See https://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Military%20Belts, 40th and 41st images for typical examples and a very specific scholarly discussion of these. This example is over 1 ¼” long. With certificate of authenticity.

 

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