Roman Silver Dress Pin

£ 200.00

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.

Date: Circa 1st- 3rd Century AD
Condition: Fine, complete and intact.
Product Code: RES-58

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.


Dimensions L 6.6 cm



Southern Europe

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