BYZANTINE EMPIRE JESUS CHRIST 6-7th CENTURY AD PIRATE GOLD COINS ANCIENT JEWELRY
Absolutely Stunning Jesus Christ Gold Ring from the Byzantine Empire 6-7th Century AD! A gold ring with round-section hoop, rectangular bezel with nimbate bust within beaded border, 'IC XC' above, representing (XPISTOS) the name of Christ. 5.64 grams, 22.17mm overall, 17.84mm internal diameter (approximate size British O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14) (1").
Ex Abelita family collection, 1970s-2000s; accompanied by an independent specialist report and valuation by graduate gemologist and jewelry expert Anna Rogers, GIA GG, BA, Gem-A, ref. no. 171787/07/12/2020.