This is an ancient Roman silver intaglio ring, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century A. It is of Henig's type III (2007, 9) and Guiraud's type 2d (2003, 79), a type dated to the second to third century AD.
A corpus of engraved gemstones from Romano-British sites. Intailles et camées de l'époque romaine en gaule (Territoire français). The ring is intact, though originally would have been set with an intaglio (the raised setting appears to have been removed in antiquity, perhaps when the intaglio was lost).
The ring is without any cracks or restorations and can be worn with care. 2nd - 3rd century A.
4 1/4 (US) I (UK). 17mm x 22mm x 3mm (bezel 12mm x 9mm x 1mm).This ring is unconditionally guaranteed to be an ancient original and to date from the period described. A certificate of authenticity will be supplied on request. The item "2nd 3rd century A. D Ancient Roman Silver Finger Ring Henig Type III" is in sale since Monday, October 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Roman". The seller is "wear-the-past" and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.