KENT-9676C7: KENT-9676C7

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: KENT-9676C7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval finger-ring, consisting of a fragmentary hoop and the bezel. The hoop is a simple flat band and the bezel is formed of a heart shape, on to which is engraved the sacred monogram "IHC" to signify the name of Jesus. This is topped by a wreath likely to represent the Crown of Thorns.

The finger-ring is gold and dates from the late fifteenth or early sixteenth century.

height of bezel 7mm.

Inscription: IHC

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2008 T441

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 3.2 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th August 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2008 T441

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Cliffe

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Monday 18th August 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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