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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Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).
Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection, 2020.
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- Ancient Roman
- Number of objects
- Legionary Ring with Aquila wings
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1st - 3rd century AD
- Good Condition, See Photo