11 December 2003
EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
ACQUIRED SINCE THE 1960S
A LATE ROMAN GOLD FINGER RING
Circa 350 A.D.
The solid hoop flat, beveled on the interior, with a raised rectangular bezel inscribed FIDEM, the hoop inscribed CONSTANTINO, the underside of the bezel stamped with an intersecting T and R, for the city of Trier
1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide; ring size 12¼
Said to have been found in Belgium.
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