LEIC-63096A: Post medieval gold finger ring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: LEIC-63096A

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

Post Medieval gold finger ring, plain D shaped band, inscribed internally with 'Accept My goodwill'

Judy Rudoe examined the ring and concluded,

The inscription matches in form and content that found on two gold posy rings in the collection of the British Museum, 1961,1202.383 and 1961,1202.384, both dated broadly to the 17th or 18th centuries. The former is also a plain, D-shaped band.

The inscription is also found on another gold Post-Medieval posy ring which was submitted as potential Treasure, 2014 T711 (GLO-7F9E13), whose date of manufacture was also judged to be 17th-18th century.

Conclusion: The ring is likely to date from the 17th or 18th centuries. Without an identifiable and dateable maker's mark, it is not possible to say with confidence that it was made in 1715 or earlier. It would thus appear to fall outside the provisions of the Treasure Act 1996.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2015T274

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 4 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.16 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2015T274

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Thrussington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6416
Four figure Latitude: 52.73785291
Four figure longitude: -1.05353366
1:25K map: SK6416
1:10K map: SK61NW
WOEID: 27482555
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: club rally

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Tuesday 21st April 2015
Updated: Monday 27th July 2015

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