24 November 2008
A GOLD, AMULETIC FINGER-RING BYZANTINE, EARLY 4TH CENTURY
A thick sheet of gold, of octagonal shape with a cornelian cabochon also of octagonal form, an engraved inscription in Greek majuscule reading "Of Christ", implying that the wearer was one who belonged to the Christian faith
Diameter: 1¼ in. (2.8 cm)
From a Private German Collection formed in the 1990s.
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