LVPL-AE5122: Medieval silver-gilt finger ring

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Unique ID: LVPL-AE5122

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver-gilt finger ring. Lombardic inscription around outside of band reads: +AVE MAR[I]A GRACIA PLENA. The inscription is set within a border, the letters being in relief against an engraved or sometimes cross-hatched gilded background, against which the silver letters stand out.


Inscription read by Geoff Egan. Treasure No. 2005 T526


Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2005T526


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 5 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th November 2005

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2005 T526
Treasure case number: 2005T526

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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