This is an ancient Viking silver gilt finger ring, dating to the 9th - 10th century A.D. The ring has a slender circular band, with flat inner face and ribbed (corrugated) external surface. It if formed from a bar, shaped into a round ring with a spliced join at the centre. The ribbed motif is found on jewellery of both the Roman and Viking eras (see here). The gilding to this ring tends to lean more towards a Viking date, especially with the large size. It is an excellent example in good wearable condition.

OBJECT: Finger Ring


DATE: c. 9th - 10th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt

RING SIZE:  12 1/2 (US) Z (UK)

SIZE: 26.10mm x 2.66mm

WEIGHT: 3.39 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. R. Bentley Collection, Surrey.

Price: £475

Item code: (#AR00XVANT1090)

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