Property from a Swiss Private Collection
A GOLD TORQUE, CIRCA 3RD/1ST CENTURY B.C., OR LATER
of penannular form, with pear shaped terminals and collar of quadrangular section.
Width 18.5 cm.; weight 442 gr.
said to have been found in northwestern Spain in 1869
Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, acquired in the 1950s/1960s
by descent to the present owner
Cf. S. Prieto Molina, "Los torques castreños del noroeste de la Península Ibérica," Complutum, vol. 7, 1996, p. 212, fig. 10