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LOT 0789

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 160
USD ($) 140 - 200

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£90 (EUR 105; USD 127) (+bp*)

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Roman S-Shaped Brooch

2nd-3rd century AD

A bronze 'S'-shaped brooch, with flourishes to the body and 'billet' edges to the serifs; pin lug and catchplate to reverse. 11.5 grams, 46mm (1 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From the collection of a Surrey gentleman; acquired 1970-1980.

Literature
See Hattatt, R., A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches, Oxford, 2000, item 1626, for type.