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This is a replica of a 4th century cavalry helmet that was found in Deurne (The Netherlands). Presumably the helmet was worn by Germanic auxiliae during the Late-Roman period. A Roman coin that was found next to the helmet dates from 319 AD. The helmet shows a lot of Germanic and even Persian influences. It probably was the helmet of a Germanic aristocrat.
The helmet is made of brass and is lined with red leather. It is provided with a short neck plate, it has a nose piece and two cheek plates. It is decorated with styled motives that were mainly used in Northern Europe around this period. The Deurne helmet is suitable for a head circumference up to 61 cm. It weighs approximately 3 kg.
Length (front to back): 21.5 cm
Width (ear to ear): 18 cm
Max. head circumference: 61 cm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 3 kg
Based on a historical original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.