SWYOR-B8DBD6: Post Medieval to Modern gold finger ring

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Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold finger ring of Post Medieval to Modern date, about AD 1750 - 2000. The ring is bent out of shape. The hoop is rectangular in section. The outer face is decorated with a thicker plain band at each side, and a central raised band of short oblique, diagonal incised lines. It is about 4.5mm wide and 1mm thick (as described by the finder). There are no hallmarks or marks inside the hoop.


This ring has been recorded from images and information kindly provided by the finder and has not been examined by the FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1750
Date to: Circa AD 2000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 4.5 mm
Thickness: 1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th March 2019 - Saturday 9th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Rachel King

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Ulleskelf (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5239
Four figure Latitude: 53.84464817
Four figure longitude: -1.21114569
1:25K map: SE5239
1:10K map: SE53NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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