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VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 850-1000 AD

Lot 0051
Gilt bronze. Circular, just under 1" diameter with broad, rounded face. Worn in numbers on the surface of the jerkin, these small metal brooches provided a measure of protection against sword cuts and, in fact, were a form of armor. See current Public Television programming for documentation of these in action. As protectors, they also held spiritual significance for the warrior. Surface excellent, professionally conserved and the gold surface restored. On a modern black leather neck cord with gilt chain closure.

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  • Condition

    Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored.

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    VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 850-1000 AD

    Estimate $135 - $150Nov 16, 2017
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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