A yellow glass disc with plain countersunk centre. Reverse plain. Possibly used as a token or weight. Eastern Roman empire: Circa 4th-5th century AD. Very Fine condition with iridescence Width 21.5 mms (0.8 ins) Literature: See items 892 and 893; Pendants and Disks with Stamped Ornaments; Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass; Volume 3 for similar and discussion. David Whitehouse comments that such items had a variety of functions; some were worn to bring good fortune or to ward off evil, others were issued as tokens or weights issued in the name of the governor of Constantinople.
Rare Roman yellow glass disc
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