Byzantine Silver gilt Signet Ring with Cruciform Monogram - (1)

Description
Byzantine Silver gilt Signet Ring with Cruciform Monogram - (1)
8th - 12th century AD

Impressive and unique solid silver gilt Byzantine Christian ring. The flat oval bezel is engraved with a cruciform monogram within a decorated dotted border.

Outside diameter: 27 x 25,1 mm
Inside diameter: 20,6 x 19,1 mm
Bezel: 25,3 x 22,6 mm
Weight: 23,45 g

Condition: good solid condition, heavy and wearable. Signs of wear consistent with age and use, main parts of the original gilding still visible. See images for own impression.

Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
A Certificate of Authenticity (pdf-document by AntiqueShopping) is available upon request.

Purchased by the current owner from an English collection (M.H.)
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.

All shipments outside the EU must be accompanied by an export licence, this will be arranged by the seller. The buyers must take account of a 3-6 weeks waiting period for the licence plus additional processing time by their country’s Customs department.

Lot details
Culture
Byzantine
Material
Silver gilt
Number of objects
1
Object
Signet Ring with Cruciform Monogram
Century/ Timeframe
8th - 12th century AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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