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Unique ID: LVPL-6F9AD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver ring, made from sheet and crudely made. Bezel made up of central square etched with conjoined initials MD flanked by two hearts, the hearts crudely shaped so as to form the hoop of the ring. Flat on inside.

Probably 16th or 17th Century, made as an inexpensive token of love.


As such, due to its age and precious metal content, this object qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Grosvenor Museum, Chester
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T582


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.96 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 20.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Ms Dora Thornton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2009-T582
Treasure case number: 2009T582

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
Current location: Grosvenor Museum, Chester
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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