Roman Silver Finger Ring

Roman Silver Finger Ring

Code: 10869

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This is an ancient Roman silver finger ring, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century AD. The ring is designed to represent two joined rings, possibly indicative of a marriage ring (which had a variety of forms throughout the Roman period). It is a nice example in good excavated condition.

OBJECT: Intaglio Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century AD

MATERIAL: Silver 

RING SIZE:  5 1/2  (US)   L  (UK)

SIZE: 19mm x 22mm x 2mm (bezel  10mm x 8mm x 2mm)

WEIGHT: 4.69 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection.