Medieval pewter Saint Barbara pilgrim’s badge 14-15th century / SOLD



14-15th century BC – Europe

A Medieval pewter 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: Pewter
  • Date: 14-15th century
  • Origin: Europe
  • Size: 26 x 14 mm weight: 1,36 grams
  • Condition: perfect, see pictures





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