ANCIENT ROMAN 22K GOLD HARDSTONE INTAGLIO ANTINOUS SIGNET RING c150 AD
A ancient Roman high carat gold (tests around 22 carat) signet ring, set with a hardstone intaglio / seal, engraved with a classical figure, probably Antinous.
Wow - lovely quality, incredibly scarce & immensely collectible!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Shank split to back, wants rebuilding - easily fixed by any jeweller (we can also provide this service for a small fee).
DATE/MARKS: Around 2nd Century AD.
DIMENSIONS: Seal 11 x 8 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
RING SIZE: L or 6 US (can be easily resized within reason).
WEIGHT: Approx. 2.8 grams.