LVPL-6AF8E7: Roman finger ring

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Unique ID: LVPL-6AF8E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver ring of Henig type X. D-shaped profile with a wide flattened bezel which tapers gently to a D-sectioned band. The ring is set with an oval translucent orange stone (unengraved), probably a carnelian. Good condition with minimal signs of wear and a patchy dark grey patina. There is slight damage just below one shoulder where a small notch is missing from the side of the band.

Date: Roman, 3rd century AD

Dimensions: width at shoulders: 24.65mm; height (without stone):18.41mm; height (with stone):21.12mm; thickness: 1.37mm

Weight: 9.65g.

In age and precious metal content the object does qualify as Treasure under the terms of the 1996 Treasure Act.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2012T41


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.41 mm
Width: 24.65 mm
Thickness: 1.37 mm
Weight: 9.65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2012T41

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Skirpenbeck

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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