WMID-38F105: WMID-38F105: Late Post Medieval: Decorated finger ring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: WMID-38F105

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete gold posy finger ring of probable Late Post Medieval dating (17th century AD).

The exterior of the ring with a repeating foliate style design. A inscription is present on the interior of the ring and reads: In mind though not in sight. The hoop is D shaped in section.

No maker's mark is present.

The finger ring has an external diameter of 17.75 mm and an internal diameter of 15.55 mm. The hoop of the ring is 3.76 mm wide and 1.24 mm thick. It weighs 2.7 grams.

Notes:

As there is no maker's mark this ring cannot be securely dated to pre-1712 and as such falls outside the remit of the Treasure Act 1996

Class: posy

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being declared not Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2012T813

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 3.76 mm
Thickness: 1.24 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th November 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2012T813

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Stoke-on-Trent (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Stoke-on-Trent (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stoke on Trent

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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