This is an ancient Roman carnelian intaglio of Aequitas or Equitas. She is the goddess of equity and fairness. Aequitas is depicted as a simply cut carving in the late style as a standing figure, holding scales and a scepter. This carnelian intaglio dates back to the 3rd - 4th century. The original owner of this gem would have been a merchant or in some aspect of fair trade. It has survived the centuries; intact and beautiful.
This rare and unique Intaglio is set in an ancient style, 22 karat gold, granulated ring. The ring comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from a London based archaeologist.
Intaglio measures 10.55mm x 8.82mm x 3.86mm. Available in size 7 only and ships in 3 - 5 business days.
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