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 a geometric design in punched dots. See also BH-715823 for type and further discussion. Also 'Brancaster type signet rings'
This example is robust and thus wearable. RARE!
OBJECT: Signet Ring
DATE: c. 385 - 450 A.D.
RING SIZE: 11 (US) V 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 25mm x 26mm x 5mm (bezel 9mm x 9mm x 4mm)
WEIGHT: 7.78 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection. The Netherlands.
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