HAMP-D393C5: Roman finger-ring

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Unique ID: HAMP-D393C5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete solid-cast gold 'keeled' finger-ring with plain nicolo setting. The setting is inlaid within a moulded oval cartouche at the centre of a raised octagonal bezel. The expanded shoulders are heart shaped. On the internal surface of the hoop there are two small vaguely heart-shaped impressions below the shoulders, possibly manufacturer's marks. Discussion: The finger-ring is best categorised as a Henig type VIII - 'keeled' type, and can be compared with 2009 T636. Roman, c. 3rd century AD Dimensions: height 21.5, width 24.1, thickness 15.8, weight 15.88 grams. As the finger-ring contains at least 10% gold and is at least 300 years old, it qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996. R Webley

Class: Henig Type VIII

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2010T726


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 21.5 mm
Width: 24.1 mm
Thickness: 15.8 mm
Weight: 15.88 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010 T726
Treasure case number: 2010T726

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Secondary material: Gem
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Froyle

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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