FINE MEDIEVAL RING, C.9TH-12TH CENTURY AD, SIZE 7 3/4
The Viking period through early Crusades. Gilt bronze, size 8. Rounded face 2.9mm width band. The shoulders are slightly flared. The oval bezel double bordered and radially incised on the underside. The top is finely engraved with a bordered four-point star of Bethlehem in a radiant surround, enclosing a cross. See Ancient Rings, Pollio, p.103. Good quality and exceptional preservation. A charming wearable example with the 24karat gold surface restored. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.