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Type: Artisan Made Ring Signet with Replica (REPRODUCTION of original coin) of Famous Roman Ancient Coin with Brutus Julius Caesar March days Ides of March, Et tu, Brute?
Gender: Men / Unisex
Metal: All Solid Sterling Silver
Metal Purity: 925
Weight: 7 grams
Ring US Size: 10
Defects/Additional info: no defects/tested for sterling /amazing/ stamped 925
Theme: Ring With Replica of Roman Ancient Coin Famous Rare
Condition: Very Good Condition, Ready To Wear
One of the most famous coins of all time is the EID MAR denarius issued by Marcus Junius Brutus in 43/42 BC.
When Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon, he threw Rome into more than three years of civil war, eliminating his opponents along the way. In 49 BC, many leading citizens, including some sixty Roman Senators, had come to see Caesar as a power-grabber who wanted to make himself king.
This state of affairs was an unacceptable situation for men like Brutus, who wished to retain their beloved Republic.
Brutus, who was a trusted friend of Caesar's, conspired with a group of his fellow senators to assassinate Caesar.
This group of conspirators called themselves the Liberatores or Liberators. They believed that they would liberate the Roman Republic from the threat of tyranny by a monarch if they could remove Julius Caesar from power.
The Assassination of Julius Caesar
In 44 BC, on the 15th day of March, a day is known in the Roman calendar as the Ides of March, Brutus and his co-conspirators struck.
Using daggers they had hidden beneath their tunics, they flew at Caesar in a hail of knife blows, stabbing him at least 30 times.
When Caesar realized his good friend Brutus was among his attackers, he asked, "Et tu, Brute?" ("You, too, Brutus?").
As Caesar lay dead on the steps of the portico, Brutus jubilantly shouted, "People of Rome, we are once again free!"
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All the jewelry is vintage or antique and has been previously worn and loved, unless described as Artisan Made and New. Items will show wear commensurate with their age and any major flaws will be noted. Each piece is hand selected and all items are inspected for sterling content. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or request additional photos.
We do our utmost to accurately date our jewelry although actual dating may vary. We date antique and period jewelry using a variety of techniques, testing and observation. These include metal smithing techniques, stones and stone settings, faceting styles and techniques, construction, wear, aesthetics, materials and more and placed within the context of jewelry history.
Apr 29, 2022
Very good quality. Fast delivery. Thank you! It was my third purchase in this shop.