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The oval ruby engraved with a she wolf suckling a child, in the other side the inscription AMOR (Rome at the contrary)
Size of the stone: 15 mm wide, all the top 24 mm
Mounted as a ring in 18Kt yellow gold setting flanked by claw set round cut diamonds and round cut rubies.
Finger size: 5 3/4
Weight: 9.1 gr
The depiction of a she wolf suckling only one child is very ancient and it was of Etruscan origin as shown in a IV century B.C. tombstone, the tradition of the she wolf with the Twins is only from III century B.C.