Lot 202: Roman Figural Pin
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st century AD. A round-section tapering pin with female bust finial, the hair piled into a chignon, 'VIN/A' in rustic capitals to the reverse. Cf. Cool, H.E.M. Roman Metal Hair Pins from Southern Britain In Archaeological Journal, vol.147, 1990 fig.10(7"). 10 grams, 98mm (4"). From a private collection; formed 1965-1975.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.