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Roman gem with Hermes - 1st-2nd century AD.
Set in modern 18K gold ring.
Gem size: H. 1.6 cm (5/8 in.), W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.). Ring size: 22 (9.5 US).
Perfect condition.

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The oval nicolo intaglio (banded agate of two layers with blue over black colors) engraved with the figure of Hermes (- Mercury, the gods messenger) standing naked, in contraposto, holding the caduceus (-the messenger staff) and the money pouch, his chlamis (-the travelers garment) is draped over his right shoulder and arm.


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Roman gem with Hermes - 1st-2nd century AD.Roman gem with Hermes - 1st-2nd century AD.



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