This work relates to a wide study of 3rd-5th centuries-AD masculine metal objects found in various Roman contexts around the Black Sea and beyond. Collections of Bulgarian, Romanian, Greek, Turkish and Crimean provenance are analysed. The books first part relates to the finds. Catalogues are classified by type, region and context, and a separate section considers the iconography. The second part provides a synthesis of relevant documentation, including chronological and geographical data. The final section presents further comparative analyses, including a section on social status.