ESS-092954: 2010 T569 Modern finger ring

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Unique ID: ESS-092954

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Damaged base silver finger ring with a rectangular cut red glass setting. The hoop is now distorted. It has cast decoration of four rope-work lines terminating in three spirals with central knops at the shoulders. There are two lozenges on the lower half of the loop. The bezel is rectangular, with the metal crudely folded over the glass setting.

Modern - 19th Century

Hoop: Diameter: 23.68mm, width: 6.87mm, thickness: 1.60mm

Bezel: 15.89mm by 14.11mm. 6.87mm thick.

Weight: 6.60 grams.

The object is less than 300 years old, and as such it does not qualify as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act (1996).

Laura McLean

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned landowner after being declared not Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2010T569


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Date from: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.6 g
Diameter: 23.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2010T569

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Glass
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Tendring District

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: Monday 27th September 2010
Updated: Wednesday 6th June 2012

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