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ROMAN SILVER RING WITH INSCRIPTION VOTU MERCURI
ROMAN SILVER RING WITH INSCRIPTION VOTU MERCURI
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Ca. AD 100 - 300 A Roman silver ring with a polygonal stepped hoop decorated with niello inlaid latin letters between the steps [VOTU-MERCURI]. The inscription suggests that the ring was offered as a votive gift to the god Mercury. As a messenger of the gods, Mercury played a crucial role in delivering divine messages and facilitating trade and economic prosperity, embodying both swiftness and eloquence. For similar see: El Legado de Hefesto, n. 482. Size: D:15.49mm / US: 4 3/4 / UK: J; Weight: 12g Provenance: Property of a London Ancient art collector, formerly in a Mayfair private collection of Mr. P. S., formerly acquired on the UK art market since the 1970s. This item has been cleared against the Art Loss Register database and comes with a confirmation letter. This item has been cleared against the Art Loss Register database and comes with a confirmation letter.
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ROMAN SILVER RING WITH INSCRIPTION VOTU MERCURI

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