PAS-8D64B5: 2005 T231, silver-gilt signet ring, the bezel engraved with the initials TS flanking a knot from East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire.

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: PAS-8D64B5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

silver-gilt signet ring Date: late 16th or early 17th century Description: Silver-gilt signet ring, the bezel engraved with the initials TS flanking a knot, oriented vertically and surrounded by a dotted border. The gilding is worn on the hoop, especially at the back. Discussion: This is a characteristic type of personal signet ring. Several examples are held by the British Museum. Metal content: The precious metal content of the ring fulfils the requirements of the Treasure Act in that it is greater than 10%.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2005T231

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1550
Date to: AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Caroline Barton
Identified by: Ms Judy Rudoe

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2005T231

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
To be known as: East Bridgford

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: Friday 18th April 2008
Updated: Monday 22nd August 2011

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