Circular, å?‰۝ diameter, the inner circle off center probably representing an eclipse which was considered a supernatural event. The edge indented for the cross pin. Worn in numbers on the surface of the jerkin, to provide a measure of protection against sword cuts and, in fact, were a form of armor. See current Public Television programming for documentation of these in action. As protectors, they also held spiritual significance for the warrior. The surface textured and worn from burial. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold overlay restored, on a gilt Sterling silver 18‰۝åÊneck chain for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity. Rare form.

Item ID: A7006

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