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Iron Age Celtic Bronze & Enamel Finger Ring

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Code: 11956



This is a wonderful Iron Age Celtic bronze finger ring, dating to the 4th - 1st century BC. The ring is decorated with a raised button-shaped bezel, set with red enamel. This type of ring imitates red coral, being a fashionable and elite jewel imported from the Mediterranean. The ring is intact, wearable and bears a nice chocolate brown patina.   

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Iron Age, Celtic

DATE: c. 4th - 1st century BC.

MATERIAL: Bronze & Enamel

RING SIZE:   10 (US)   T 1/2 (UK)

SIZE: 29.32mm x 26.79mm x 3.01mm (Bezel 14.68mm x 6.11mm)

WEIGHT:  7.81 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Derbyshire.