This badge is a replica of several archaeological finds from i.a. London. Badges like this were worn in 1450 during the War of the Roses in England and Wales. The sun was a symbol for the House of York.
Presumably the sun represented the star of Bethlehem. This motive was worn all over Europe in the 15th century, for example on pewter badges. This badge has a diameter of 4,2 cm.
Length: 3.6 cm
Width: 3.6 cm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (grams): 50 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.