Roman gold finger ring with intaglio of Roman god Mercury among treasures declared in Wales

A new set of archaeological treasures have just been declared after being found in Wales. Here are three of them A Roman gold finger ring © National Museum Wales This ring has a form typical of the third century AD, with a narrow angled hoop expanding markedly to form triangular shoulders either side of a setting containing a dark blue intaglio (carved gemstone). The intaglio has image of a standing figure – probably the Roman god Mercury – carved inside. It was found on farm land in the Community of…

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