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« on: June 26, 2020, 02:05:12 pm »

Ave!

Copper alloy; 15mm/1.5gm

Shield-shaped with bent attachment pins.

Era and use, anyone?

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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2020, 02:55:17 pm »

If found in the UK I would be certain that they are medieval horse harness decorations.

I assume they are from the Balkans?  Quite possibly the same thing, I just can't be certain as my source is the Museum of London book on medieval horse gear.

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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 12:25:07 pm »

Balkans for sure.

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