NMS-9D9633: Roman finger ring cast

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
CC License: All Rights Reserved


Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
CC License: All Rights Reserved

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: NMS-9D9633

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver finger ring of Henig Type II. D-sectioned hoop expanding smoothly from the rear through the shoulders to form the slightly flattened bezel set with an oval carnelian intaglio depicting a standing figure facing (in impression) right. Hardened dirt or corrosion product fill part of the engraving. Width of bezel 8mm. Height of hoop 18mm. Width of hoop 21mm. Weight 3.9g. 1st - 2nd century AD.

Class: Henig Type II

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2015T767

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 18 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 3.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2015 - Monday 6th July 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60854
Other reference: IND06072015ED
Treasure case number: 2015T767

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Gem
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor St. Edmund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2304
Four figure Latitude: 52.58803241
Four figure longitude: 1.2905818
1:25K map: TG2304
1:10K map: TG20SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 06/07/15
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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