A ROMAN GOLD, SILVER AND AQUAMARINE INTAGLIO RING WITH PORTRAIT BUST OF SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
With the bust of the emperor facing left, laurel wreath in his curly hair, ribbons falling behind, beard with characteristic forked tip, in broad silver hoop widening to the oval bezel inset with a concave gold border
Hoop 1 in. (2.5 cm.) diam. max., intaglio: ½ in. (1.3 cm.) long