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A rare Roman bronze "Lion" brooch / fibula, found in Yorkshire. SOLD
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c.2nd Century A.D. A rare Roman bronze "Lion" brooch / fibula, found in Yorkshire and from a Yorkshire collection. A pleasantly detailed featuring a male lion prancing right, a robust example, initially cast and then hand engraved to form the detail of the face and mane. Pin and lower legs lost in antiquity but otherwise good and complete and in good overall condition with a pleasant dark green surface patination. Supplied in a display box, 34mm long x 19mm high x 9mm at thickest, a decent and affordable example of this rare type of Roman brooch,