Home » Lot Info: Roman Glass Disk You have 0 items in your shopping cart. |Contact Us
Home
Biblical
Roman
Greek
Celtic
Eastern Empires
Books
Search
Terms and Shipping

 Roman Glass Disk $87.00 





Attribution: Roman glass in the Corning Museum 3, pg 40-41, 951
Date: 4th-6th century AD
Obverse: Winged bust of Nike or Eros right.
Reverse: Bearded head of Herakles right.
Size: 18.94mm
Weight: 2.16 grams
Rarity: 6
Description: A nice example of translucent green glass with clear detail. Many scholars believe that Alexandria, Egypt was the location of manufacture and use for these glass disks. These disk were clearly not used for jewelry so it seems likely that they were used for tokens, weights or game pieces.


Home | Search | Terms and Shipping | About Us | Contact Us
© 2000-2016 Ancient Imports