This is an ancient Roman gold finger ring, dating to the 3rd century A.D. It is set with a garnet intaglio depicting a swimming fish. Some loss to the back of the bezel. A nice excavated ancient ring that would have been used as a personal signature to authenticate letters and transactions.
DATE: c. 3rd century A.D.
MATERIAL: Gold & Garnet
RING SIZE: 2 1/4 (US) D 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 19mm x 17mm x 2mm (bezel 12mm x 7mm x 4mm)
WEIGHT: 2.28 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Efringenkichen, Germany
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