Ancient Roman Gold Intaglio Garnet ring with Aquila

Description
Ancient Roman Gold Intaglio Garnet ring with Aquila
Roman, 2nd – 3rd century AD - Europe

An ancient Roman solid gold garnet ring with engraved eagle (aquila) holding a laurel wreath in his beak.

The eagle was used as the official emblem of Rome and was the symbol of the Roman military, representing power and strength. Each legion carried one eagle standard (aquila) and the loss of the eagle was considered a terrible omen. This particular ring likely belonged to a member of the military elite.

Material: Solid Gold, high carat
Weight: 7,45 g
Date: Roman, 2nd – 3rd century AD
Measurement: 22 x 21 mm (overall), internal diameter: 19 mm (ringsize)
Condition: Fine condition, slightly crinkled
Provenance: English private collection - Ex private Northern European Collection: The ring was acquired in the early 1980’s

Certificate of authenticity included.

International registered Delivery.

Provenance: The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
From a private English collection.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Gold
Object
Intaglio Garnet ring with Aquila
Century/ Timeframe
Roman, 2nd – 3rd century AD
Origin
Europe
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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