Ancient Art, Antiquities & Coins
May 29, 2019 (Your local time)
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 The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT, United Kingdom

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LOT 1056:

Roman Silver Ring with Minerva Gemstone

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Start price:
£ 100
Estimated price:
$100 - $140
Auction house commission: 30%
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2nd-3rd century AD
A silver ring comprising a flat-section hoop and flared shoulders, inset carnelian cloison with intaglio Minerva in crested helmet, seated with Victory on the knee. 5.23 grams, 20.47mm overall, 15.92x13.91mm internal diameter (approximate size British F, USA 2 3/4, Europe 3.67, Japan 3) (3/4"). Fine condition.
Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 190 for type.

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