A ROMAN GOLD AND NICOLO FINGER RING
Circa 1st Century A.D.
The hollow gold ring with a plain hoop, broad shoulders and flat bezel, the oval stone engraved with a profile bust of Minerva, wearing a high crested Corinthian helmet, some strands of her hair falling along her neck under her helmet, snakes emerging from her aegis
9/16 in. (1.4 cm) long; ring size 6½