GLO-48E9C8: finger ring

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Unique ID: GLO-48E9C8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Date: 16th-early 17th century

Description: Gold signet ring with vertical bezel engraved with a griffin within a dotted border.

Metal content: The precious metal content of the ring fulfils the requirements of the Treasure Act in that it is greater than 10%.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2008T392


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008 - Wednesday 30th April 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 48312
Treasure case number: 2008T392

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

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: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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