SF-C40BE1: Ring

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Unique ID: SF-C40BE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete hollow copper-alloy ring formed from two halves. This ring is c18mm in external diameter and c8mm in internal diameter. One half of the hoop of this ring is extened with an oval cross-section and has a width of 8mm the other half is not and has a width of 3.5mm.

Although no parallel could be found for this ring it is likely to have had a decorative function, hanging from the thinner half of the hoop from a strap, perhaps a harness strap. It is also most likely to be medieval in date. It is similar in form, although larger and undecorated, to another ring from Sutton (see SF-c3eb88).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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