Medieval silver signet ring Scottish Saltire

Medieval silver signet ring Scottish Saltire

Code: 11861


This is a nice medieval silver signet ring, dating to the 15th - 16th century AD. The bezel is engraved with a large Scottish Saltire, with the hoop and sides of the ring profusely engraved. Such a ring would have been used by a merchant to seal and authenticate transactions. A nice antique example in good wearable condition.

OBJECT: Signet Ring

CULTURE:  Medieval

DATE: c. 1450 - 1550 AD


RING SIZE:    8  (US)      Q   (UK)

SIZE: 22.77mm x 23.66mm x 6.31mm (bezel 18.49mm x 18.44mm x 2.34mm)

WEIGHT:  10.03 grams

PROVENANCE:  From a private collection, Hamburg. Germany.