London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
TWO ROMAN BRONZE PHALERAE
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a roundel with raised central Gorgoneion relief head, within a border of grooved rays; the other roundel with a lion attacking a bull on the central boss
5 in. (12.7 cm.) and 4 1/8 in. (10.6 cm.) diam. respectively (2)
Acquired between 1989 and 1992, Germany (item two from the Rhineland).
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