26 April 2006,
Price realised GBP 14,400
GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
A ROMAN BRONZE IMPERIAL ITALIC TYPE HELMET
The hemispherical crown with browpiece and attachment hook for crest, rivets remaining for browband (now missing), three occipital ridges above the large flaring neck-guard, with attachment loop, pierced finial with fore-and-aft slot to hold crest, interior hinges for cheekpieces (now missing)
8 in. (20 cm.) high
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American private collection; and previously in an English private collection.
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