London, South Kensington
13 May 2003
A ROMAN SARDONYX INTAGLIO OF A CRAB
1ST CENTURY A.D.
With figure of the sign of Cancer, a Greek inscription reading "EY*OPOY" above, in later ring setting
0.8 x 0.6 cm.; 2 cm. across inner hoop
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For similar, cf. Maaskant-Kleibrink, Royal Coin Cabinet, p. 230, no. 572.
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