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"Dickey Bird" Penis shaped Sexual Badge

Item #1503


Date:  1300 - 1400

     Found in Holland. Belled phallus with the pin intact but the legs and wings are broken off. There is some suggestion that these badges were isued by brothels but they wre more likely to have been parrodies of pilgrim's badges or superstitious badges.





           Found In Categories:
            Pewter
            Secular Badges
            14th Century