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Ancient Roman Gold Garnet Intaglio Ring of a Fish

£650.00 Approx $822.78, €759.35

Code: 12309



This is an ancient Roman gold finger ring, dating to the 3rd century A.D. It is set with a garnet intaglio depicting a swimming fish. Some loss to the back of the bezel. A nice excavated ancient ring that would have been used as a personal signature to authenticate letters and transactions.

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 3rd century A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold & Garnet

RING SIZE:  2 1/4  (US)   D 1/2 (UK)

SIZE: 19mm x 17mm x 2mm (bezel 12mm x 7mm x 4mm) 

WEIGHT:  2.28 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Efringenkichen, Germany