Medieval silver signet ring

Medieval silver signet ring

Code: 11836

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This is a nice medieval silver signet ring, dating to the 15th century AD. The bezel is engraved with a goose, presumably flying as it is between stars. 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

MATERIAL: Silver

RING SIZE:    7 1/4  (US)      O 1/2  (UK)

SIZE: 24.30mm x 21,99mm x 2.61mm (bezel 15.43mm x 11.89mm x 4.46mm)

WEIGHT:  9.30 grams

PROVENANCE:  From a private collection, Hamburg. Germany.