Roman silver signet ring Brancaster type

Roman silver signet ring Brancaster type

Code: 11519

£495.00
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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

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 385 - 450 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

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.