Iron Age Celtic Ring-Money 'Sun' Amulet

Iron Age Celtic Ring-Money 'Sun' Amulet

Code: 11098


This is a fabulous Iron Age Celtic bronze amulet, dating to the 5th - 3rd century B.C. The large amulet is shaped as a Sun-Ring, complete with an integral suspension loop. It is a great looking example with a deep olive-green patina. It is made from a Potin bronze metal (similar to that used in coinage) so it may have been traded in a barter economy. 

OBJECT: Amulet

CULTURE: Iron Age, Celtic

DATE: c. 5th - 3rd century B.C.

MATERIAL: Bronze (Potin)

SIZE: 31.07mm x 25.51mm x 8.19mm

WEIGHT:  20.96 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection