NLM-20FD63: Roman Finger Ring

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Unique ID: NLM-20FD63

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy finger ring with a stone and enamel set in its bezel. Cast oval ring bezel with a chipped round lemon yellow gemstone of diameter 6.3mm set centrally and bedded in mid blue semi-translucent enamel, which overlaps the edge of its cell on one side. The shoulders of the ring extend beyond the bezel, but in profile they taper markedly to join a thin band (lost opposite the bezel). Suggested date: Early Roman, 100-200.

Internal diameter: 18.4mm, Height (as found): 15mm, Length (bezel and shoulders): 19.3mm, Width (across bezel): 12.0mm, Weight: 5.67gms.

Class: Gem

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.3 mm
Height: 15 mm
Width: 12 mm
Weight: 5.67 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th May 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Gem
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Tuesday 12th May 2015
Updated: Wednesday 3rd June 2015

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