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VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 8TH-10TH CENTURY AD - Fagan Arms (8202600317102)
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 8TH-10TH CENTURY AD - Fagan Arms (8202600317102)
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 8TH-10TH CENTURY AD - Fagan Arms (8202600317102)
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 8TH-10TH CENTURY AD - Fagan Arms (8202600317102)

VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 8TH-10TH CENTURY AD

B4568

Regular price $385.00 Sale

Just under 2” width, oval form. The body of roped or spiral form, modeled in the full round with reeded scroll terminals. The helix or spiral which was a favorite Viking form. 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 a protective brooch. Surface textured from burial. The silver surface restored for modern wear. Mounted with a modern 18” Sterling silver neck chain and jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.