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Ring, Lombardic Script, Crown of Thorns, 9th-11th Cent., Rare!

Silver; 1.6gm/22mm   Ring size 9 1/4; wearable, for sure.

Con/ A single minor ding on the bezel, otherwise, As Fabricated. This seal matrix ring was cast as one piece, then hand hammered and engraved

Description/ Maltese type cross with Crown of Thorns motif, Lombardic script about. This ring was certainly used as a signet to seal papers and documents.

Seller's Note/ Such rings with Lombardic script are exceptionally rare. We cannot provide you with the translation seen on the bezel as Lombardic has been an extinct language for over 1000 years. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lombardic_language

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