Intact & Scarce Roman Bronze Military "Tabula Ansata" Votive Plaque

This intact and scarce piece is a solid bronze "Tabula Ansata" military plaque that dates circa 1st-2nd century A.D.  This piece is a complete example and is approximately 3.4 inches long, by 1.2 inches high, by 1/8 inches thick.  There are two iron rivets and iron rectangular plates seen on the backside that likely attached this piece to a leather object.  This piece also refers to a centurion that was in the famed Legion III, Cyrenaica, and as such, is a scarce to rare military object object that was also likely a votive type object.  This piece also has a beautiful dark green patina with dark brown/red highlights.   Sold.   http://www.apoloniagallery.com