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Byzantine Chi-Rho Intaglio in Gold Ring

Antiquities - Byzantine


LOT 0220

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,800 - 2,400
EUR (€) 2,030 - 2,700
USD ($) 2,430 - 3,240
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £1,440 (EUR 1,621; USD 1,943)
BYZANTINE CHI-RHO INTAGLIO IN GOLD RING
10th century AD

A silver plaque bearing a central chi-rho Christogram and surrounding legend ending '...VIVAS meaning 'live!', set into a later sympathetic gold ring with discoid bezel and D-section gold hoop with flared shoulders. 6.57 grams, 22mm overall, 18.23mm internal diameter (approximate size British P 1/2, USA 8, Europe 17.15, Japan 16) (1").

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Sussex gentleman; acquired before 1990.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
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