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LOT 0110

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GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,650 - 2,200
USD ($) 1,950 - 2,590

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1,350

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1,350

Roman Gold Ring with Athena Gemstone

2nd-3rd century AD

A large hollow gold ring with D-section hoop, expanding at the shoulders to an oval-shaped bezel set with a large agate intaglio with incuse design of Athena with her attributes, standing left. 5.94 grams, 25.43mm overall, 20.84mm internal diameter (approximate size British R, USA 8 1/2, Europe 18 3/4, Japan 18) (1"). Very fine condition. A large wearable size.

Provenance
From the London art market in the early 2000s; formerly from the collection of an English family, by descent, 1970s.