SUR-93779F: Post medieval: Gold finger ring

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Unique ID: SUR-93779F

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

A post medieval gold mourning ring dating to 1663. The ring is a little distorted but is otherwise complete. Cast on the outside of the narrow plain band is a representation of a skull. On the inside of the band is inscribed: obijt KN feb 20 63. The maker's stamp appears to be the initials II.



Inscription: obijt KN feb 20 63

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2016T1071


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1663
Date to: Circa AD 1664

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 3.03 mm
Weight: 2.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2016T1071

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Fulbrook (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2513
Four figure Latitude: 51.81507566
Four figure longitude: -1.63874301
1:25K map: SP2513
1:10K map: SP21SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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