An ancient solid gold signet ring, eastern Roman Empire, circa 2nd century AD. The bezel is engraved with a leopard walking to the right, flanked by a crescent moon and a palm leaf, a sun above.
This very rare and unusual ring is perfectly wearable.
The engraved top measures 13 x 15 mm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)
Weight 7.44 grams
Metal analysis report: 79.49% gold, 17.20% silver, 3.23% copper, 0.03% zinc , 0.04% nickel.
Originally, this ring was around size 3. It was recently sized up to a 5.75.
Current size 5.75 (16 mm) resizable
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