Roman intaglio ring with helmeted bust portrait, circa 2nd-4th century AD.
Roman intaglio ring with helmeted bust portrait. Set with an oval cabochon garnet depicting a portrait of a helmeted bust in a closed back Roman set setting within an oval gold frame, encompassed by a fine wirework border, flanked by trumpeting shoulders with rounded decorative details which flow down to a keeled solid D-shape shank. Tested yellow gold, approximately 5.0g in weight, circa 2nd-4th century AD. This ring is in very fine condition with an attractive patina.