This Coppergate helmet is a finely-made piece that clearly represents the classic helm. It is made from mild steel with brass fittings, as well as a chainmail to complete the look. It is also intricately designed to give off that classic medieval look, making it a perfect piece for reenactments and for collections. If you are in search of a Coppergate helmet that appears just like the real thing, then youre definitely in the right place.
Specs and Size of this Coppergate Helmet
Ear to Ear: 19cm
Front to Back: 23cm
Weight: 3.8 Kg
Standard Sheet Thickness – 18/20 Gauge (Available to Customize)
Size and Weight
This Coppergate helmet is measured and shaped perfectly for excellent comfort. It is 19 centimeters when measured from ear to ear. Also, this Coppergate helmet is 23 centimeters when measured from front to back, and its circumference is approximately 66 centimeters. When it comes to its weight, this Coppergate helmet is 3.8 kilograms in total.
The Looks and Characteristics
As mentioned, this Coppergate helmet is produced using mild steel. Its total thickness is 1.2 millimeters. It also comes with brass fittings that add to the classic look. Plus, it also features a butted 9-millimeter chainmail for added protection and aesthetics.
Because of its intricate detailing and authentic style, this Coppergate helm is one of the stunning pieces around. And since it has the authentic style of the historical piece, makes this Coppergate helm perfect for recreating the medieval period for reenactments and stage plays.
It is also a great piece to use for LARP activities. LARP which literally translates to live action role playing.
The Coppergate Helmets Exterior
Generally, the construction of this Coppergate helmet is quite complex. Just like the original Coppergate helmet, this piece is made up of a durable and rounded composite skull. Each portion is riveted and secured to guarantee the efficiency and effectiveness of this piece. It also features brass endings and decorations along its skull.
In front, the Coppergate helmet features a nose guard to protect the users face from frontal blows. This portion is designed with intricately styled brass for added protection and aesthetics. On the sides, the Coppergate helmet features cheek guards. These further protects the users face from accidental hits from other reenactors. At the back of the helmet, a finely-made chainmail is set in place. This increases the security of the user, especially along the nape area.
To add more to its aesthetic appearance, this Coppergate helmet is also fitted with brass ornaments. These are set and placed along the helmets crown and rim. Despite all these accessories and protective parts on the piece, this Coppergate helmet is still comfortable and easy to use.
If you are looking to customize this Coppergate helmet, the available customizations include your choice of sheet thickness and circumference. The latter all depends on your needs while the previous can be selected from 16, 18, or the 20 gauge.
The Coppergate Helm – An Excavated Piece
The Coppergate helmet is also called the York Helmet. It is an 18th century Anglo-Saxon head gear that was acquired in York. It was found in the year 1982 during excavations in the Jorvik Viking Center. The Coppergate helmet was found right at the bottom of a pit that was assumed to be a well.