Ancient Roman Bronze Military Phallic Anchor Fibula

Ancient Roman Bronze Military Phallic Anchor Fibula
1st - 4th century AD

Roman bronze bow fibula, anchor type with onion knob finial, a bird on the bow, leading to the head in the shape of an anchor with two phallic terminals. Rare type.

Length: 53,4 mm
Width: 45,7 mm

Good solid condition, dark green patina, complete with pin, spring and catchplate. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images.

Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).

Purchased by the current owner at a Dutch collectors Fair in 2020, prior in collection of M.v.S.
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Lot details
Ancient Roman
Military Phallic Anchor Fibula
Century/ Timeframe
1st - 4th century AD
Good Condition, See Photo
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