The coif is well sized and covers the shoulders. It has an authentic square facial section. This coif has also a square ventail which can be folded down. The ventail is padded from inside, covered with leather and can be fixed with the attached leather laces. This kind of coif was common during the high medieval period, e.g. worn by Normans and Crusaders.
The BTW chain maille type: This particular mesh is composed of butted rings made of high-quality spring steel. Considering its excellent value at a fair price,it is perfectly suitable for unexperienced re-enactors who set store on good protection and solid quality. The weave is 4 in 1. This type is called BTW (Butted Tensile Wire). Although the natural finish allows rust to develop, it also gives the weave a genuine appearance.
Details: - Material: spring steel - Covers the shoulders. - Authentic square facial opening - Interior ring diameter: 8 mm - Ring thickness: 1.6 mm - Finish: natural (slightly oiled)