Lot 476: Byzantine Ring with Chi-Rho
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4th-6th century AD. A substantial D-section bronze hoop with discoid stepped plaque, raised rim and raised chi-rho Christogram motif. Cf. Oman, C.C. Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings, reprinted Ipswich, 1993, item 211. 17 grams, 28mm overall, 19.17mm internal diameter (approximate size British S, USA 9, Europe 20.0, Japan 19) (1"). From an important collection of finger rings; acquired late 1990s-2010.
Condition Report: Fine condition. A large wearable size.