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Roman Ring with Portrait Gemstone

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Roman Ring with Portrait Gemstone

Lot 1343 Details

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1st-2nd century AD. A bronze ring with flat-section expanding hoop, inset carnelian intaglio engraved with a helmetted legionnaire's bust, the plumed helmet with a neck and brow guard. 4.29 grams, 23.5mm overall, 17.2x19.2mm internal diameter (approximate size British O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14) (1"). From a late 1990s private collection; formerly acquired on the UK art market in the early 1980s.
Condition
Fine condition.
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Roman Ring with Portrait Gemstone

Estimate £300 - £400
Jun 04, 2020
Starting Price £260
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1343: Roman Ring with Portrait Gemstone

Sold for £240
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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £260
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 3
Thu, Jun 04, 2020 04:00 AM
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Lot 1343 Details

Description
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1st-2nd century AD. A bronze ring with flat-section expanding hoop, inset carnelian intaglio engraved with a helmetted legionnaire's bust, the plumed helmet with a neck and brow guard. 4.29 grams, 23.5mm overall, 17.2x19.2mm internal diameter (approximate size British O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14) (1"). From a late 1990s private collection; formerly acquired on the UK art market in the early 1980s.
Condition
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Fine condition.

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