LVPL-072347: 17th century mourning ring

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Unique ID: LVPL-072347

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold mourning ring dating to the late 17th century. Inscribed inside the hoop 'JR Dyed June 28th 85'. The exterior is decorated with a commonly found motif of a skull.


Treasure ID No. 2005 T334

Find of note status

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

Class: mourning

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2005T334


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 3.2 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th August 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath
Identified by: Mr Nick Herepath

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2005 T334
Treasure case number: 2005T334

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Little Budworth

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
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: Tuesday 7th November 2006
Updated: Saturday 2nd April 2011

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