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Roman silver signet ring Brancaster type

£130.00

Code: 11063



This is an excavated Roman signet ring, dating to the late 4th - early 5th century A.D. It is of a Henig type XV also known as a 'Brancaster' type. This example has a raised square-shaped bezel decorated with a bird. See also BH-715823 for type and further discussion. Also 'Brancaster type signet rings

Sadly the hoop on this example has a crack, but is nonetheless intact and as excavated.

OBJECT: Signet Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 385 - 450 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

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

SIZE: 23mm x 20mm x 3mm (bezel 7mm x 7mm x 3mm) 

WEIGHT:  1.98 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection.