Lot 168: Roman Ring with Figure of a Saint
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4th century AD. A substantial cusped D-section hoop with ropework bands to the shoulders, raised hexagonal bezel with incised border, cloaked nimbate figure between palm fronds. 15 grams, 27mm overall, 20.50mm internal diameter (approximate size British V 1/2, USA 10 3/4, Europe 24.4, Japan 23) (1"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition. A large wearable size.