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Buckle, Terminal Ring, Elaborate, c. early 3rd Cent.

Copper alloy; 56mm/13.6gm

Con/ Sound and intact, missing pin, superb green patina; cleaned and waxed. The reverse is flat and unadorned.

Ref/ A&L AA12.32 var.

Seller's Note/ As the 2nd century wound down, the new fashion for Roman soldiers was to wear a broad waist belt (or balteus) with such ring buckles. Our example is as good as they come.