Bronze, about 1 7/8” height of leaf form, delicately scalloped and pierced, with a lobed terminal. The surface engraved to simulate the veins of the leaves. Fastened to the laminar belt-like leather protection for the area below the belt, the pteruges. In groups, these acted as a form of scale armor as well as adding flare to the formidable image of the legionary. As found condition with a fine patina and crisp detail. Suitable for modern wear as a pendant.
Stock Number: A1629

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