LIN-6F4485: Fragment of a late medieval silver gilt finger ring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: LIN-6F4485

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

Fragment of a silver gilt finger ring. Only a small fragment of the hoop remains which is rectangular in cross-section. The bezel is formed into a heart sprouting two flowers. Both flowers have four petals and are arranged one to the left and one to the right. The ring is very similar to one from Firle, East Sussex (2004 T233).

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T24

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2009T24

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast

Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Fenton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8576
Four figure Latitude: 53.274182
Four figure longitude: -0.726808
1:25K map: SK8576
1:10K map: SK87NE
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Wednesday 21st January 2009
Updated: Monday 16th May 2011

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