£400 - £600
1st-4th century AD. A silver ring with tapering D-section hoop expanding at the shoulders to an ellipsoidal bezel; gilt(?) setting holding banded gemstone with intaglio design of two standing boars grazing side by side. 5.77 grams, 24.29mm overall, 18.22mm internal diameter (approximate size British M, USA 6, Europe 12.46, Japan 12) (1"). Ex Shiraz Antiques, London, W1, in 1998.