There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.


Unique ID: KENT-629F65

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

A gold finger ring, the hoop engraved with decorative scrolls and the crescent shaped bezel set with a blue stone (probably a sapphire). A comparable example at the British Museum is O M Dalton, Catalogue of Finger-Rings in the British Museum (London, 1912), no. 1774, set with a ruby, which was found at Whitstable.


Found 17 January 1999 before current Treasure numbering system. Originall reported under MLA 140

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: MLA140


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Karen Dunford
Identified by: Mr James Robinson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TAR 1998-1999 116
Treasure case number: MLA140

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Secondary material: Gem
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Elmstone

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: DENO-7F9257
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval gold stirrup-shaped finger ring, 13th century. The roughly rectangular setting in the bezel is hollow but would have contained a sto…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NMS-D35995
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Gold finger-ring. Partly squashed irregular hexagonal bezel of carinated profile set with a purplish blue stone (probably a sapphire) en cabo…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WMID-8AD427
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A cast copper alloy ‘stirrup-shaped’ finger ring with a possible clear cut glass/ imitation gemstone setting secured in the bezel (interna…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.