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Victorian "Lion & Bull" Heraldic Signet Ring

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Victorian "Lion & Bull" Heraldic Signet Ring

$1,250.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

A classic oval faced antique Signet Ring, with intaglio carved heraldic crest. Depicted is a Bull's Head, beneath a Lion Rampant - all over the Latin motto: "VIRTUTE NON VI", which translates as "By Virtue, not by Violence". It's likely of French origin, modelled in 14k gold and a good substantial size.

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 16.0 x 13.0mm - Width of band: 3.6mm

WEIGHT

12.3g

MARKS

Stamped 14k gold

CONDITION

Very good, with lovely antique patina

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