The CBd
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1083
Bonner 61
Obv. Snake moving to l., star under its head, another above and to l. Round margin, a series of Greek letters and two signs that cannot be so called. Within this inscription there is a shorter one consisting of four letters and a character over the snake, and four letters under it. Entirely unintelligible.
Rev. Plain.
Brown carnelian set in ancient iron ring. The stone measures 17 X 7; inside diameter of ring, 22. On the hoop, incised inscription, υτησιγοελζιι.
The previous owner writes: “In the eighteenth century the ring was used in Ireland as a cattle charm... . Since 1770 or thereabouts it has been owned by a family who referred to it as `the charm.'”
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