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7th century AD. A silver ring comprising a D-section hoop with discoid pad to the underside, trumpet-shaped bezel; the pad with a starburst motif, the shank with opposed notches, the plaque with advancing winged dragon. Cf. Wamser, L. Die Welt von Byzanz - Europas Östliches Erbe, München, 2004, item 897 for type.12.5 grams, 32mm overall, 20.12 x 18.32mm internal diameter (approximate size British S, USA 9 1/4, Europe 19, Japan 18) (1 1/4"). From a private collection; formed 1965-1975.


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Byzantine Silver Ring with Dragon

Estimate £120 - £170Feb 22, 2018