Interesting ancient Roman votive silver ring

Interesting ancient Roman votive silver ring

Code: 11029

£165.00
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This is an interesting ancient Roman silver ring, dating to the 1st - 3rd century A.D. The ring is of a Henig type VII with wide decorated shoulders. The raised oval bezel is undecorated. The size would suggest this ring was designed for a bronze figurine or statue (the hoop drilled and resized to fit) this would have been purchased for votive use at a temple. Rare! 

OBJECT: Votive Finger Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 8mm x 13mm x 2mm (bezel 8mm x 5mm x 3mm) 

WEIGHT: 2.60 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European private collection, Austria.