8 December 2005
A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
With a plain hoop oval in section, expanding at the shoulders to a high bezel, set with a convex oval stone engraved with a ram walking to the left, his fleece rendered by drilled stippling, a flowering plant on the groundline to the left
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) wide; ring size 3½
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