BYZANTINE GOLD RING 6-7th CENTURY AD CHRIST | SAINTS AND CROSS ANCIENT JEWELRY
6th-7th century AD. A gold finger ring with ellipsoid plaque, intaglio facing nimbate bust of Christ flanked by two smaller busts above a cross with curved baseline. Cf. Chadour, A.B., Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 487, for type.3.75 grams, 19.12mm overall, 16.56mm internal diameter (approximate size British L, USA 5 3/4, Europe 11.24, Japan 10) (3/4").
Ex Abelita family collection, 1970s-2000s