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ROMAN BRITAIN, FROM AD43 TO AD410

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R-1091

Roman Bronze Rams Head Petera Handle circa 2nd 3rd century AD. A very detailed Roman bronze patera handle finial of a ram's head which is closely associated by the Romans to the Greeks and Alexander The Great. This item has deep incised details to the rams head. Hollow opening for fixing the finial to the patera handle. A hole through the nose was most likely used to suspend the petara from the kitchen wall. 50mm x 20mm. 

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R-1091

£150.00

Roman Bronze Rams Head Petera Handle circa 2nd 3rd century AD. A very detailed Roman bronze patera handle finial of a ram's head which is closely associated by the Romans to the Greeks and Alexander The Great. This item has deep incised details to the rams head. Hollow opening for fixing the finial to the patera handle. A hole through the nose was most likely used to suspend the petara from the kitchen wall. 50mm x 20mm. 


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R-1092

Roman Iron Hammer Head circa 1st century AD. A rare Roman small Iron hammer head excavated at the Bathampton Down Roman villa site, and conserved and dated by Bristol Museum. Unusually the iron has not rotted away which makes such a find fairly rare. 70mm x 20mm. 

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R-1092

£110.00

Roman Iron Hammer Head circa 1st century AD. A rare Roman small Iron hammer head excavated at the Bathampton Down Roman villa site, and conserved and dated by Bristol Museum. Unusually the iron has not rotted away which makes such a find fairly rare. 70mm x 20mm. 


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R-1093

Roman Large Bronze Key circa 1st 3rd century AD. A very large Roman bronze key discovered in Germany. The key shows good signs of ware and green patina. Two layers of raised rims on three sides of the key allowing it to lay flat when laid down. Large suspension loop. The Romans did not have pockets, so keys would have been tied through the loop to a belt worn around the waist and over the toga. 85mm x 25mm. 

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R-1093

£125.00

Roman Large Bronze Key circa 1st 3rd century AD. A very large Roman bronze key discovered in Germany. The key shows good signs of ware and green patina. Two layers of raised rims on three sides of the key allowing it to lay flat when laid down. Large suspension loop. The Romans did not have pockets, so keys would have been tied through the loop to a belt worn around the waist and over the toga. 85mm x 25mm. 


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R-1094

Roman Bronze Dolphin Brooch circa 2nd century AD. A charming small Roman zoomorphic brooch depicting a dolphin. This item is in very good and complete condition including the pin and catch plate. The Romans loved their animal brooches especially that of the dolphin as in this example. 40mm x 23mm. 

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R-1094

£115.00

Roman Bronze Dolphin Brooch circa 2nd century AD. A charming small Roman zoomorphic brooch depicting a dolphin. This item is in very good and complete condition including the pin and catch plate. The Romans loved their animal brooches especially that of the dolphin as in this example. 40mm x 23mm. 


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R-1095

Roman Bronze Brooch circa 3rd century AD. Here we have a late Roman bronze brooch which is very plain and of the Frankish style of this period. The brooch has a good even green patina and is complete with pin and catch plate. The top is a semi circle with very small finial on top. The middle is bow shaped with the lower half of the brooch in a leaf shaped arrow head or sword blade shape. This brooch was discovered in Faversham Kent UK. 78mm x 30mm. 

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R-1095

£110.00

Roman Bronze Brooch circa 3rd century AD. Here we have a late Roman bronze brooch which is very plain and of the Frankish style of this period. The brooch has a good even green patina and is complete with pin and catch plate. The top is a semi circle with very small finial on top. The middle is bow shaped with the lower half of the brooch in a leaf shaped arrow head or sword blade shape. This brooch was discovered in Faversham Kent UK. 78mm x 30mm. 


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R-1097

Roman Lead Lion's Head Mount circa 1st 2nd century AD. Found in a field in Water Newton Cambridgeshire UK, this Roman lead weight depicts the raised features of a lion with full mane. A good example of this type of lead weight. 50mm x 45mm. 

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R-1097

£70.00

Roman Lead Lion's Head Mount circa 1st 2nd century AD. Found in a field in Water Newton Cambridgeshire UK, this Roman lead weight depicts the raised features of a lion with full mane. A good example of this type of lead weight. 50mm x 45mm. 


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R-1098

Roman 4lb Lead Weight circa 2nd 4th century AD. Discovered in a field near Gloucester UK, here we have a lovely large 4lb Roman lead weight. It is inscribed with the Roman numerals 1V. The tradition of this kind of official weight carried on from Roman times to the 20th century when trade weights were more often than not made from bronze or iron. A good Romano British find. 80mm x 100mm x 25mm. 

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R-1098

£98.00

Roman 4lb Lead Weight circa 2nd 4th century AD. Discovered in a field near Gloucester UK, here we have a lovely large 4lb Roman lead weight. It is inscribed with the Roman numerals 1V. The tradition of this kind of official weight carried on from Roman times to the 20th century when trade weights were more often than not made from bronze or iron. A good Romano British find. 80mm x 100mm x 25mm. 


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R-1099

Roman Bronze Animal Claw Foot circa 2nd 4th century AD. A Roman bronze animal claw foot which would have originally been attached to a wooden piece of furniture in order to adorn the piece. This item was found in a field in Cirencester Gloucestershire UK which was a very prominent and powerful Roman area. 80mm x 50mm. 

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R-1099

£65.00

Roman Bronze Animal Claw Foot circa 2nd 4th century AD. A Roman bronze animal claw foot which would have originally been attached to a wooden piece of furniture in order to adorn the piece. This item was found in a field in Cirencester Gloucestershire UK which was a very prominent and powerful Roman area. 80mm x 50mm. 


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R-1102

Roman Bronze Ring circa 1st 4th century AD. A small decorated bronze ring discovered in Germany . Decoration can be seen to the top of the ring with slightly raised sides. The metal is thin indicating this to be a fairly low quality and low status ring from the Roman period. Nevertheless, almost 2,000 years old and affordable. 23mm x 23mm. 

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R-1102

£35.00

Roman Bronze Ring circa 1st 4th century AD. A small decorated bronze ring discovered in Germany . Decoration can be seen to the top of the ring with slightly raised sides. The metal is thin indicating this to be a fairly low quality and low status ring from the Roman period. Nevertheless, almost 2,000 years old and affordable. 23mm x 23mm. 


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R-1104

Roman Bronze Brooch circa 2nd century AD. Here we have a good example of Roman open metalwork in this "wheel design" bronze brooch. The pin is missing but signs of the iron pin remain as does the catch plate. By the 2 nd century this type of open metalwork cloak brooch were becoming popular from those of the solid type. An interesting and affordable piece of Roman jewellery. 30mm diameter. 

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R-1104

£55.00

Roman Bronze Brooch circa 2nd century AD. Here we have a good example of Roman open metalwork in this "wheel design" bronze brooch. The pin is missing but signs of the iron pin remain as does the catch plate. By the 2 nd century this type of open metalwork cloak brooch were becoming popular from those of the solid type. An interesting and affordable piece of Roman jewellery. 30mm diameter. 


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R-1105

Roman Bronze Brooch circa 2nd century AD. Another example of Roman open metalwork jewellery in this bronze brooch. The central design appears to be four arrows pointing to the four corners of the universe. A solar symbol. The iron pin is missing although signs of iron attached to the bronze remain as does the catch plate. 35mm diameter. 

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R-1105

£45.00

Roman Bronze Brooch circa 2nd century AD. Another example of Roman open metalwork jewellery in this bronze brooch. The central design appears to be four arrows pointing to the four corners of the universe. A solar symbol. The iron pin is missing although signs of iron attached to the bronze remain as does the catch plate. 35mm diameter. 


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