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Roman Minerva Intaglio Gold Ring

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 380

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,600 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,810 - 2,260
USD ($) 2,220 - 2,780
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £1,350 (EUR 1,526; USD 1,874)
ROMAN MINERVA INTAGLIO GOLD RING

Circa 4th century AD. A gold finger ring comprising a circular-section hoop and elliptical bezel; the shoulders decorated with granulation; the bezel set en cabochon with a red gemstone intaglio depicting Minerva in a Corinthian helmet, with a spear and shield. Gold and gemstone, 9.04 grams, 26 mm overall. (Approximate size UK V, USA 10½, Europe 23.99, Japan 23).

Condition
Very fine condition, wearable.

Provenance
Property of a gentleman.

Literature
See Higgins, R.A. Greek and Roman Jewellery, plate 63.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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