Bronze, 1 5/8” diameter. Inner and outer edges banded. The field with radial stipple bands in groups. Worn in numbers, these were decorative as well as serving as a measure of protection from sword blows. See multiple images for a similar brooch with sword cut. The edge worn from working life use. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored. On modern leather neck cord for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.