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LOT 0277

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,000 - 5,000
EUR (€) 3,550 - 5,920
USD ($) 3,830 - 6,380

ROMAN LARGE PHALERA WITH MEDUSA
1ST-2ND CENTURY AD
3 3/4" (249 grams, 93mm).

A discoid bronze plaque with flared rim, separate panel with high-relief image of Medusa's face with radiating locks of hair, wings above the brow, knot beneath the chin, scrolled tendrils and pellets in the field; attached with three bronze rivets.

PROVENANCE:
Property of a London gentleman; acquired before 1980.

CONDITION