ROMAN SILVER DRESS PIN

£200.00

Measurements: 6.6 cm – length

 

Description: An Ancient Roman pin modelled in silver, featuring a spherical head and a straight tapering body with a pointy end. Pins of this type were  used in Antiquity as alternatives to brooches for securing garments.

 

Pins and brooches were extremely popular in Antiquity, having been recovered across all the Roman Empire. Pins, especially the ones modelled in silver or gold, were worn as a piece of jewellery, a public expression of wealth and social status.

 

Period: Circa 1st- 3rd Century AD

 

Condition: Fine, complete and intact.

 

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