ANNULAR RING

Unique ID: KENT-4737F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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13th - 18th Century. Copper alloy, crudely cast, annular ring. Length 26.9mm, Width 26.1mm, Thickness 3.2mm, Diameter 26.9mm, Weight 5.4g. Mass-produced multi-function irregular, annular ring with flattened sexfoil cross-section with bevelled inside and outside edge and hand file finishing marks. Some surface corrosion. Ref. History Beneath Our Feet by Brian Read, Anglia Publishing Ipswich 1995 page 69 No. 392 and Finds Identified by Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 2000, page 54-55 No. 4.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Length: 26.9 mm
Width: 26.1 mm
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 5.4 g
Diameter: 26.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Kent-4737F1. Medieval/Post Medieval Annular ring. Front view.

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Spatial metadata

County: Medway
District: Medway
Parish: Frindsbury Extra

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7371
Four figure Latitude: 51.41162908 Four figure longitude: 0.48624068
1:25K map: TQ7371
1:10K map: TQ77SW
WOEID: 26349204
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 11th May 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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