ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 9K GOLD AGATE INTAGLIO SEAL FOB c1800 VERY ATTRACTIVE CREST
An antique English 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts, of heavy duty hollow construction) fob; finely made, and set with a carnelian agate intaglio seal base, engraved with the motto 'Fides Spectatior Auro' (Gold Tests Faith?) in reverse above an unusual crest featuring a hunstman / warrior (or similar) with sun, moon & star body art.
Most intriguing, very collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear & some shallow denting commensurate with age and use. Old file/test mark to top.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 30 mm tall, seal 26 x 21 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 10.4 grams.