Golden Roman helmet | Golden Roman helmet found near ancient city of Sirmium, nowadays city of Sremska Mitrovica in Serbia. Discovered in 1955 it was dated to around 4th century AD. It is considered that this helmet was manufactured in the imperial workshop in Sirmium.
CELTIC WORLD c. 400 BCE ------- The first European Union had one language and one culture. Keltae probably meant 'shields' related to an Old Celtic root *kel- 'cover' and cognate with Germanic *s-kelto- 'shield'.
Silver Celtic Iceni unit. Britain, 1st century A.D. The Iceni were a British tribe inhabiting the area around Norfolk from the 1st century B.C. to approximately the end of the 1st century A.D. They started using coins as a means of payment at around 10 B.C. This particular coin has a stylized horse depicted on it. Other coins would have equally stylized versions of animals.
The Tune stone is an important runestone from about 200–450 CE. It bears runes of the Elder Futhark, and the language is Proto-Norse. It was discovered in 1627 in the church yard wall of the church in Tune, Østfold, Norway. Today it is housed in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.