Viking Gold Faux Twist Ring
Viking Gold Faux Twist Ring > Lot No. 1260
A finger ring comprising an expanding cast band with modelled spiral detailing, imitating the classic form of expanding twisted wire rings from Scandinavia.
9th-11th century AD.
5.98 grams, 23 mm, internal diameter 16.6 mm (approximate size British M, USA 6 1/4, Europe 13.5, Japan 12)
Fine condition, crack to hoop.
Property of a Hampshire Gentleman; acquired before 1990.
Estimate: £800 - 1,000 (EUR 930 - 1,170; USD 1,210 - 1,510)
Auction date: Thursday 4th October 2012 & Friday 5th October 2012 Coins & Antiquities
Sold for: £900
Lot No. 1260