FINGER RING

Unique ID: BUC-8A2E64

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A complete gold ring with d-shaped section, inscribed inside 'God above Joynd us in love', with makers mark IB (?) in a rectangle with rounded corners. The mark is not identifiable in any standard sources and so it is not possible to confirm that this ring is more than 300 years old.

Notes:

The ring cannot be securely dated to pre-1709, it therefore falls outside the provisions of the Treasure Act 1996.

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

Inscription: GOD ABOVE JOYNED US IN LOVE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being declared not Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T342

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1720
Date to: AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Width: 4.12 mm
Thickness: 1.39 mm
Weight: 4.26 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Judy Rudoe - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2009/T342
Treasure case number: 2009T342

Materials and construction

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

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Buckinghamshire
District: Aylesbury Vale
To be known as: Ivinghoe area

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]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Monday 29th June 2009
Updated: Wednesday 20th March 2013

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