Medieval Silver Signet Ring of a Lion

Code: 10326


This is a medieval silver signet ring, dating to the 14th century A.D. The quatrefoil shaped bezel is engraved with a lion device. The shoulders are engraved with a pair of hands, as of presenting or holding the bezel. A ring of this quality and size would have been worn by a merchant, or one unable to bears arms. It has a few resize marks and the band is in excavated condition, a good excavated ring and suitable for wear with care. 

OBJECT: Signet Ring

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 14th century A.D.


RING SIZE:  9 1/2     (US)     S 3/4   (UK)

SIZE: 22mm x 24mm x 4mm (bezel 17mm x 15mm x 2mm)

WEIGHT: 5.3 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection.

Medieval Silver Signet Ring of a Lion