Unique ID: LVPL-072347

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold mourning ring dating to the late 17th century. Inscribed inside the hoop 'JR Dyed June 28th 85'. The exterior is decorated with a commonly found motif of a skull.


Treasure ID No. 2005 T334

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Class: mourning

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2005T334


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Width: 3.2 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 21 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Nick Herepath - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2005 T334
Treasure case number: 2005T334

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of 17th century mourning ring

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Cheshire West And Chester
District: Cheshire West And Chester
To be known as: Little Budworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 7th November 2006
Updated: Saturday 2nd April 2011

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