Solid Profiled Bronze Fibula

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 7.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 3439
Provenance: Private collection Professor Dr. Rudolf Leopold (1925-2010), Vienna, Austria. Thence in the family estate.
Condition: Perfectly preserved.
Description: Magnificently preserved bronze fibula with a large spiral with 15 coils, tapering off to a pin which is fixed on a pin hook. The bow is s-shaped and ends in a biconical head. On the bow lug a rectangular plate covers the needle and supports it. On the foot of the bow a round head, in the centre of the bow a biconical knot. The back of the bow is decorated with a wave band. The needle is still elastic.