- Price Range: £1000-£2500
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) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, Roman consul and constitutionalist.