ESS-AC7474: Modern silver spiral finger-ring (bezel)

Rights Holder: The British Museum
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Rights Holder: The British Museum
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FINGER RING

Unique ID: ESS-AC7474

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Non-destructive X-ray fluorescence analysis of the surface of a white metal finger ring carried out by the British Museum's Scientific Research sectionidentified the metal as pewter - an alloy of tin, lead and antimony. The alloy indicates the ring is modern.

The ring weighs 5.03 grams.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2014T955

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.03 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7799
Treasure case number: 2014T955

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Southend-on-Sea (Unitary Authority)
District: Southend-on-Sea (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: East Beach

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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