Lot 43: Roman Military Ring with 'Silvano Sancto P'
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A flat-section silver ring with ribs to the outer face, vertical bands of points and text in rustic capitals 'SILVANO SANCTO P' (sacred to [the god] Silvanus)'. 7.76 grams, 27mm overall, 23.04mm internal diameter (approximate size British Z+ 1/2, USA 13 3/4, Europe 32.26, Japan 31) (1"). Property of a European gentleman living in the UK; formerly in a private collection formed in the 1990s. Silvanus was the protective deity of woods and field boundaries.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A very large wearable size.