This is an ancient Roman bronze signet ring, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century A.D. It is of a Heing type VIII, with a D-shaped hoop. The bezel is convex when seen from the side, mimicking an intaglio in a high sided setting. It is engraved with a design of an eagle. A good excavated example in wearable condition.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.
RING SIZE: 6 1/2 (US) M 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 21.58mm x 24.25mm x 4.86 mm x 10.95mm
WEIGHT: 6.95 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, London.
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