SUPERB VIKING SHIELD RING, 9TH-10TH C. AD, SIZE 11-11 1/4
Ring size 11-11 1/4. the oval bezel just over 1 3/8” (0.40”) in length. Broad overlapping prong band allowing for some adjustment. The large oval bezel with recessed border and five groups of transverse stippled bands flanking low rounded bands. Unusually made as a thick plate with the decoration incised. These usually are thin, near foil thickness with the decoration embossed and easily wear with small holes appearing. The decoration quite crisp and uniform. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. See the reference image which shows the process. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity. Museum-worthy and an absolute show stopper!
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