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Victorian Heraldic Lion Rampant Signet Ring

$1,600.00

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Victorian Heraldic Lion Rampant Signet Ring

$1,600.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

A striking antique signet ring dating from the late Victorian period, circa 1880. The face is intaglio carved with a heraldic crest and motto: a rampant lion within the Latin words DUCIT AMOR PATRIAE - "Led by love of country". It's crafted in 18 karat yellow gold, with pinched shoulders and grooved borders around the band.

MEASUREMENTS 

Head: 14.9 x 12.4mm

Width of band: 3.2mm

WEIGHT 

5.6g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION 

Good, some general wear commensurate with age and use

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