This is a nice medieval bronze signet ring, dating to the 13th - 14th century. The vesica-shaped bezel is engraved with a geometric design (possibly two fish?) used to seal and authenticate letters and documents. The signet is intact with a nice dark patina from excavation.
OBJECT: Signet Ring
DATE: c. 13th - 14th century A.D.
RING SIZE: 8 (US) Q (UK)
SIZE: 23mm x 22mm x 4mm (bezel 15mm x 9mm x 3mm)
WEIGHT: 5.35 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European Private Collection. Eindhoven, Netherlands.
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