This is an excavated Roman 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 Agnus Dei. See also BH-715823 for type and further discussion. Also 'Brancaster type signet rings'
OBJECT: Signet Ring
DATE: c. 385 - 450 A.D.
RING SIZE: 7 1/2 (US) P (UK)
SIZE: 21.41mm x 20.24mm x 3.83mm (bezel 7.58mm x 6.48mm x 2.91mm)
WEIGHT: 2.26 grams
PROVENANCE: Originally found in West Sussex, formerly in a European Collection, Belgium.
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