Romain antique Argent grande arbalète légionnaire Fibula, LEG III - (1)

Romain antique Argent grande arbalète légionnaire Fibula, LEG III - (1)
2nd - 3rd century AD

Large Roman Military silver alloy crossbow fibula. Incised decorations on the top of the high arched bow, circle-dot decorations and inscription LEG III on the side of the bow. Knob terminals on the head.

Legio tertia Gallica was founded in 49-48 BC by Julius Caesar to help in his war against Peompey and it was still active in the early 4th century. The symbol of the Legio III Gallica was a bull.

Size: 72,3 x 59,4 mm

Good solid condition, complete with pin (rigid) and catchplate. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.

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

Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection in 2020.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.

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Informations du lot
Romain antique
Nombre d’objets
grande arbalète légionnaire Fibula, LEG III
Siècle/ Période
2nd - 3rd century AD
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