Circa 15th century AD. A gold finger ring comprising a plain flat-section hoop rising to shoulders with incised foliate decoration; the bezel an octofoil with foliate motifs between inscribed text in black letter script 'MON DIE U CESI'; a central collet enclosing a sapphire set en cabochon with a filigree border.
A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET FINGER RING CLASSICAL PERIOD TO HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C. The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding slightly at the shoulders, with a flanged oval bezel, the rim engraved with scrolling tendrils, set with a cabochon oval garnet 5/8 in. (1.5 cm) wide; ring size 4 Christies