WREX-D29D0B: Copper alloy ring of possible medieval or post-medieval date (c. 1200-1600AD).

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: WREX-D29D0B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy ring with a diameter of 20.7mm of possible medieval or early post-medeival date (c.1200-1600AD).  The bezel is flat and measures 7.1mm wide.  The shoulders taper from the bezel into the hoop which is 4.0mm wide at the rear.   There are three broadly parallel grooves running across the bezel and down onto the shoulders on either side.  Across this, on the bezel, is a zigzag, or what could be, a crudely executed W or M motif.

Diameter: 20.7mm; width of hoop: 4.0mm; width of bezel: 7.1mm; thickness of hoop: 1.2mm; weight: 2.59g

Notes:

Note: This example is very similar in style and proportions to SUR-AD7592 on the database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 7.1 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 20.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2020 - Tuesday 11th February 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NWales PAS 200211/1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llanynys

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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