Middeleeuws Koper Pelgrimsinsigne Saint Barbara en de toren - 24 x 11 mm

Middeleeuws Koper Pelgrimsinsigne Saint Barbara en de toren - 24 x 11 mm
14-15th century

Medieval copper-alloy Saint Barbara pilgrim's badge.

A badge of nimbate Saint Barbara standing next to a tower with three windows and holding a martyr's palm.
Probably worn on a belt.

Saint Barbara:
Barbara was the daughter of a rich pagan named Dioscorus. Her name can be traced to the 7th century. It's the patron saint of armourers, artillerymen, military engineers, miners and others who work with explosives because of her old legend's association with lightning, and also of mathematicians. St. Barbara is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.

Material: copper-alloy
Date: 14-15th century
Origin: Europe
Size: 24 X 11 mm
Condition: perfect, see pictures

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Coming from a U.K. private collection.

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Middeleeuws koperen pelgrimsbadge Saint Barbara en de toren
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