GLO-244613: 2009 T135 Gold Post Medieval finger ring

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Unique ID: GLO-244613

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold posy ring shaped like a belt or garter, the moulded decoration shows a double-looped buckle with the tip of the belt wrapped around the main body of the strap to form a lose knot. Four cross moline shaped hole reinforces are shown in the strap after the buckle while the main decoration of the belt is ribbed. Inside the loop is engraved TIME . TRIETH . TRVTH.


In the recesses around the buckle and forward element of the strap are the remains of black enamel. Date 17th century. This artefact was reported under the 1996 Treasure Act

Inscription: TIME . TRIETH . TRVTH.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T135


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams
Secondary identifier: Ms Judy Rudoe

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 42942
Other reference: 2009 T135
Treasure case number: 2009T135

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: Newent

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 10 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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