Only the Emperor can be crowned by Victory herself as Roman coinage and Imperial marble reliefs reflect, thus reflecting his omnipresence on the battle field in any Roman victory, whether or not an Imago is there or not. Images of the Imperial family on Roman armor, Roman weapons and other Roman military related equipment like Phalerae are well documented. The Xanten helmet and the sword of Tiberius to name just two famous pieces of Roman armor displaying the cult of the Imperial Family. A German historian of Roman armor says that the Romans silver tinned almost everything to make it bright and attractive. The turreted wall going across the brow of the face is the Corona muralis or mural crown to us. It is no accident that this is seen above the face as it was most likely really awarded to this soldier during some type of presentation before his piers and possible given to him in the name of the Emperor. The Corona Muralis was a.
Crown that looked like a turreted wall. It is highly unlikely that any Roman solider would be aloud to adorn his helmet with any such device of courage who had not earned it. Similar to many of the laws of modern the modern military which forbid and prohibit the wearing of metal in public that you had not earned. While it is not an offence to own modern medals which have not been awarded to you, it is illegal under section 197 of the Army Act 1955 to use these to pretend to be a member of the armed forces.
Thus you could be arrested today for doing this but in ancient Rome, you may have been stoned to death by fellow soldiers. The mask comes in the silver tinned look as seen. Copies of the original 1798 British paper work study of this helmet can be seen also attached. For Roman standard bearers (Signifers / Aquilifers), both wolf skins and bear skins are in stock and available. The item "Roman Standard Bearer Signifer Masked Sports Cavalry Helmet Armor Silver Mask" is in sale since Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\European & Mediterranean\Ancient History". The seller is "legxfre" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Australia.
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