FINGER RING

Unique ID: ESS-9975D7

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

Treasure Case: 2011 T216 Manuden Area: Roman finger ring

Date of Discovery: Late March 2011

Circumstances of discovery: Whilst searching with a metal detector

Date: Roman 50-250AD

Description: Fragment of a silver Guiraud type 2 finger ring. Half of the bezel and one shoulder survives. There is an incomplete oval recess on the bezel for a missing setting. The fragment measures 12.78mm by 13.49mm. It is 8.89mm wide, 2.46mm thick at the bezel and 5.31mm wide, 2.71mm thick on the shoulder. It weighs 2.43 grams.

Disposition: Disclaimed

Report By: Laura McLean Finds Liaison Officer, Essex Colchester & Ipswich Museums May 2011

Class: Guiraud type 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T216

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.43 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th March 2011 - Thursday 31st March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2011T216

Materials and construction

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

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Uttlesford
To be known as: Manuden CP

Spatial coordinates

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]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 4th April 2011
Updated: Thursday 21st March 2013

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