This is an ancient Roman silver finger ring, dating to the 2nd century A.D. It is classified as a Henig type III. The ring is set with a carnelian cameo of Eros/Cupid. Such a ring may have once been gifted as a symbol of love. A nice ancient ring in good wearable condition.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 2nd century AD.
MATERIAL: Silver & carnelian
RING SIZE: 5 1/4 (US) K 1/4 (UK)
SIZE: 22.30mm x 21.33mm x 3.19mm x 11.04mm (gem 10.34mm x 8.23mm)
WEIGHT: 4.84 grams
PROVENANCE: From a private collection, Hamburg. Germany.
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