GLO-9994DE: GLO-9994DE Post Medieval finger ring

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Unique ID: GLO-9994DE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold signet finger ring that has an oval bezel inscribed with the letters C I in reverse. Separating and extending above and below the letters is a looping interlace. Surrounding the design is a linear and pellet border. Around the outer edge of the bezel is a band of pellets. Decorating the tapering shoulders at the top recessed panel with a stippled infill, below is a foliate design of a trefoil leaf in the centre and a further leaf to either side. The hoop has an oval cross section and is undecorated.
This artefact dates to the late 16th to mid 17th century

Class: Signet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2015T973


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Thickness: 14 mm
Weight: 16.93 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 48369
Treasure case number: 2015T973

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Westbury-on-Severn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7218
Four figure Latitude: 51.85987609
Four figure longitude: -2.40798858
1:25K map: SO7218
1:10K map: SO71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: GLO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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