Ancient Roman gold ring with helmet intaglio, circa 3rd century AD.


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Ancient Roman gold ring with helmet intaglio, circa 3rd century AD.

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Ancient Roman gold ring with helmet intaglio. Set with an oval cornelian intaglio finely engraved with a helmet in a closed back collet setting, encircled by a fine wirework border, all to a slim flat shank. Tested yellow gold, approximately 2.4g in weight, circa 3rd century AD.

As this intaglio is engraved with the image of a helmet, it is possible that this ring would have been worn by the wife or daughter of a Roman soldier as a memento whilst he was away from home.

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Ancient Roman gold ring with helmet intaglio, circa 3rd century AD.
Ancient Roman gold ring with helmet intaglio. Set with an oval cornelian intaglio finely engraved with a helmet in a closed back collet setting, encircled by a fine wirework border, all to a slim flat shank. Tested yellow gold, approximately 2.4g in weight, circa 3rd century AD. As this intaglio is engraved with the image of a helmet, it is possible that this ring would have been worn by the wife or daughter of a Roman soldier as a memento whilst he was away from home.
27607
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Y Gold
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