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Ancient carnelian intaglio of Cicero in high carat gold mount

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Ancient Roman carnelian intaglio with the portrait of Cicero, in a later high carat gold mount . The gold bezel has been engraved with a Latin quote from Cicero:” nihil est virtute pulchrius” translates as :”there is nothing more beautiful than virtue ”

Size of the bezel is 17 mm x 15 mm size of the intaglio is ca. 11×9 mm Ring size “P” + = US “8” weight of the ring is 9.2 gram

Marcus Tullius Cicero ( /ˈsɪsɨroʊ/; Classical Latin: [ˈkɪkɛroː]; January 3, 106 BC – December 7, 43 BC; sometimes anglicized as Tully[1]) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, Roman consul and constitutionalist.

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