Ancient Roman gold signet ring of a grazing goat

Ancient Roman gold signet ring of a grazing goat

Code: 12547

£1,800.00 Approx $2278.48, €2100.35
 

This is an ancient Roman gold signet ring dating to the 1st century BC. It is engraved with an image of a grazing goat in intaglio. Such signet rings were popular, used as a personal signature to authenticate letters and transactions.

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 1st century BC

MATERIAL: Gold 

RING SIZE:  5 1/2  (US)   L  (UK)

SIZE: 19.8mm x 19.3mm x 2.8mm (bezel 7.8mm wide) 

WEIGHT:  5.29 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, London