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Old Sep 4, 2009, 05:22 AM   #1
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Byzantine ring

Any thoughts about the authenticity of this Byzantine ring listed here: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/roysco...?idProduct=194 . Thanks.

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Old Sep 4, 2009, 05:29 AM   #2
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Wow, it looks amazing. I'm just not sure about the byzantine part.
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Old Sep 5, 2009, 12:51 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. I agree. The attribution seemed perhaps a bit suspect, but still, an interesting object.
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Old Sep 5, 2009, 07:41 PM   #4
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Thanks for the reply. I agree. The attribution seemed perhaps a bit suspect, but still, an interesting object.
I think many of the more common types of metal artifacts found by detectorists end up being touted as much older than they really are.

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