Ancient Roman silver Torque bracelet

Ancient Roman silver Torque bracelet

Code: 12084

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This is an ancient Roman silver bracelet, dating to the 1st century AD. The penannular shaped bracelet is decorated with a torque twist design. The bracelet thickens towards the centre and the terminals taper. Such a bracelet would have been worn on the wrist of a nobleman or as an oath bracelet. This is a fine wearable example in excavated condition.

OBJECT: Torque Bracelet

CULTURE: Iron Age / Roman

DATEc. 1st century A.D.

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 71.5mm x 84.3mm x 7.2mm 

WEIGHT:   28.20  grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European private collection, Luxembourg.