GLO-240F91: 2009 T133 Gold Post Medieval finger ring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: GLO-240F91

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

Gold mourning finger ring height 19mm, width 21mm, thickness (at bezel) 15mm, weight 12.21g. The bezel of the ring is oval with a skull three-quarter facing right. Below this is the letters S T, each is encircled by a rose branch which has a flowering rose at the top. The sides of the bezel narrow to a D-section loop 3mm wide, 1.3mm thick.

Notes:

The lettering style is seen on mourning rings from the late 16th - Mid 17th century This artefact was reported under the 1996 Treasure Act.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T133

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1575
Date to: AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 12.21 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 42942
Other reference: 2009 T133
Treasure case number: 2009T133

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Huntley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: GLO
Created: Thursday 19th March 2009
Updated: Thursday 9th June 2016

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