11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN FINGER RING
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding to a raised bezel, set with a flat oval stone engraved with a spread-winged eagle, sitting atop a shield and thunderbolts
7/16 in. (1.1 cm.); ring size 6½
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Derek Content, Maine, prior to 1994.
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