5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND COLLECTION
A PAIR OF ROMAN SILVER BRACELETS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Each hoop rectangular in section, tapering to a flat strip, the overlapping ends further narrowing to plain wires, round in section, coiling back around the hoop and terminating in a spiral, stamped with a crescent and stippling, with three dots on each band between the spirals, one with additional stippling on the side
Larger: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diameter (2)
Acquired by the current owner's father, New York, prior to 1980.
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