Ancient Roman silver signet ring Brancaster type with a Dove

Ancient Roman silver signet ring Brancaster type with a Dove

Code: 12100

£185.00 Approx $230.67, €217.9
 

This is an ancient Roman silver signet ring, dating to the late 4th - early 5th century A.D. It is of a Henig type XV also known as a 'Brancaster' type. This example has a raised square-shaped bezel decorated with an early Christian Dove. See also BH-715823 for type and further discussion. Also 'Brancaster type signet rings

OBJECT: Signet Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 350 - 450 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

RING SIZE:   9 1/4  (US)     S 1/4  (UK)

SIZE: 22.2mm x 22.5mm x 2.6mm (bezel 8.6mm x 7mm x 1.7mm) 

WEIGHT:  2.53 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly the property of a Cambridgeshire collector.