A Roman silver legionary military ring with a ropework rim and transverse bands to the shoulders. There is a plaque to the face with lettering FELIX FL.ML. This likely depicts the IV Flavia Felix Legion and the year 1050 since the foundation of Rome (297AD). The IV Flavia was levied by the Flavian emperor Vespasian in 70AD and given the name Felix meaning lucky. This was the legion led by General Maximus Decimus Meridius in the film Gladiator.
Era. 3rd century AD
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Face dimensions. 17 x 15mm
Weight. 12.25 grams
Historical item, fine
Size U ½
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