GLO-973026: fingerring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: GLO-973026

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of a medieval silver-gilt finger-ring. Only the bezel of the ring survives, which represents either a winged figure holding a heart, or a winged, sprouting heart. A section of the hoop of the ring survives attached to the back of the bezel. The gilding is worn and survives mainly in the recessed areas of the bezel.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2010T47

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1400
Date to: Ante AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Ms Beverley Nenk

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2010T47

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Hemington

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: GLO
Created: Wednesday 2nd February 2011
Updated: Wednesday 2nd February 2011

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