Lot 1825: Post Medieval Gilt 'If denied, he will die' Posy Ring
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 17th century AD. A silver-gilt flat-section hoop with text to the inner face in seriffed capitals '+DENI*IS DETHE', meaning if the lover is denied, he will die; to deny him is to pronounce his death sentence!. 1.16 grams, 17mm overall, 14.12mm internal diameter (approximate size British F 1/2, USA 3, Europe 4.30, Japan 4) (3/4"). Ex Hiller collection. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fair condition, repaired.