New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A ROMAN GOLD DOUBLE RING
circa 2nd century a.d.
The plain hoop dividing at the shoulders into conjoined bands, both with elongated oval bezels with engraved inscriptions in Greek: CRAPIand CWZEME, presumably the names of a betrothed couple
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The inscription on this ring translates to "Serapis, Save me"
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