Medieval Bronze Signet Ring
This is a nice medieval bronze signet ring, dating to the 12th - 13th century. The oval bezel is engraved with a geometric design, used to seal and authenticate letters and documents. The signet is intact with a nice dark green patina from excavation.
OBJECT: Signet Ring
DATE: c. 12th - 13th century A.D.
RING SIZE: 8 1/4 (US) Q 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 21mm x 22mm x 3mm (bezel 14mm x 12mm x 1mm)
WEIGHT: 2.8 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection