Lot 1200: Byzantine Betrothal Ring with Cross
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-8th century AD. A silver ring with ribbed edge to the shank, flower-shaped boss to the base; bezel engraved with busts of two saints facing frontally with elaborate hair, cross above both. 14 grams, 23.65mm overall, 20.45mm internal diameter (approximate size British V 1/4, USA 10 3/4, Europe 24.28, Japan 23) (3/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition. A large wearable size.