SWYOR-AC4A33: Post Medieval finger ring fragment

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Unique ID: SWYOR-AC4A33

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

A fragment of a copper alloy Post Medieval or Modern probable finger ring. The ring is made from a strip of copper alloy which is 4.67mm wide and 0.88mm thick. Only 18mm surivives in length and it is bent back on itself. The strip is decorated with a lozenge shaped design, and transverse bands of milling. It has a dark green patina. It was probably a Georgian fairground ring.


This object originates from a known Early Medieval site.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.3 mm
Width: 4.67 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 0.33 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2306

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Torksey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8379
Four figure Latitude: 53.30145826
Four figure longitude: -0.75600914
1:25K map: SK8379
1:10K map: SK87NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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