Roman Iron Prick Spur


1st-3d century AD. See Der Sporn, Pl II #1-3 for similar examples. This example in iron as seldom seen, others mostly being bronze. 3 1/2" width for a broad heel probably a legionary. Studded upturned ends and curled top mount for bindings as these were lashed to the boot. Central conical spike with banded base. Professionally conserved excavated condition.

Item ID: A1447

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Roman Iron Prick Spur

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