NMS-163D31: Medieval finger ring

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Unique ID: NMS-163D31

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval Finger ring, comprising convex band decorated with groups of transverse lines between bordering flanges decorated with multiple transverse nicks; width 4mm, internal diameter 21mm. Possibly 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1400
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 4 mm
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Fransham

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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