Ancient Roman Bronze Legionary Ring with Aquila wings - (1)

Description
Ancient Roman Bronze Legionary Ring with Aquila wings - (1)
1st - 3rd century AD

Roman Legionary bronze ring. Raised oval bezel engraved with Aquila wings, linear decorations on the shoulders and plain ring band.

The eagle was a powerful symbol to the Roman military. With each Roman legion a special eagle-bearer (aquilifer) had the honor of carrying the Legionary Eagle standard into battle and to guard its existence.

Outside diameter: 21 mm
Inside diameter: 17,3 x 19,4 mm

Condition: good solid condition, wearable. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.

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Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection, 2020.
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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Bronze
Number of objects
1
Object
Legionary Ring with Aquila wings
Century/ Timeframe
1st - 3rd century AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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