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Roman bronze signet Heing type VIII Eagle


Code: 11874

This is an ancient Roman bronze signet ring, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century A.D. It is of a Heing type VIII, with a D-shaped hoop. The bezel is convex when seen from the side, mimicking an intaglio in a high sided setting. It is engraved with a design of an eagle. A good excavated example in wearable condition.

OBJECT: Finger Ring


DATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.


RING SIZE:  6 1/2 (US)     M 1/2 (UK)

SIZE: 21.58mm x 24.25mm x 4.86 mm x 10.95mm

WEIGHT: 6.95 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, London.