This is an extraordinary Victorian period Dutch sterling silver buckle covered with 8 allegorical scenes, and hallmarked with the date letter lower case a for 1860 plus Minerva head with with assay office mark E. This large and impressive antique buckle is hallmarked in 1 places, on the front and back prongs.
The buckle weighs 79.3 gr. or about 2.8 oz. and tests confirm that it is sterling silver. The buckle measures 2.625" x 4.25".
Condition is good, with some expected age patina.
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