Lot 173: Roman Ring with Goddess Flora
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd century AD. A D-section silver hoop with sharply angled ribbed shoulders extending to scrolls beside the plaque, raised discoid bezel with intaglio image of the goddess Flora with flowers and foliage. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 205 for type. 11 grams, 29mm overall, 19.19 x 16.86mm internal diameter (approximate size British M, USA 6 1/4, Europe 12.56, Japan 12) (1 1/4"). Property of a private collector; acquired before 1975.
Condition Report: Fine condition.