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Record ID: SF-E36366
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: an incomplete and somewhat damaged gold finger ring dating to the Post-Medieval period, c. 1600-1700. The hoop is 'D' shaped in section and rather worn at its base, distorted on one side due to old damage. On the inside of the hoop at one shoulder is a rather crude inscription, which appears to read; 'P. HIL(?)'-the script seemingly of 17th century character. At the apex of the hoop is a large integral hollow bezel, comprising of a central pyramidal setting with its pale green stone still intact, flanked by two smaller oval settings (one missing its setting), one of which …
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ellough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-421DCA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval pale gold Anglo-Saxon shilling (thrymsa) of the 'Crispus' type (Sutherland type II.iii: Roman, Crispus/delaionia) dating c. 645-665/70. Ref: Naismith 2017: 55-6, pl.1 no.12; Gannon 2013: 93, pl.2 no.21. Obverse: helmeted and cuirassed bust right, CBIPVS[...]OB CAES. Reverse: crude wreath enclosing a cross on a base, limbs terminating in pellets-in-annulets, two crosses in the lower quarters, partly runic and latin inscription, delaiona CAES (the latter retrograde).
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Darsham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-8963C8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A complete but squashed gold finger ring of earlier Roman date. The 'D' sectioned hoop is somewhat slender and has been (deliberately?) broken at its base, the two ends subsequently folded in on each other. The shoulders are plain, expanding into an oval bezel at their apex. The latter is decorated with the faint incised design of a palm frond, but is otherwise plain. Date: c. 43-200 AD Dimensions: The ring in its current folded state of preservation measures c. 11.61mm in diameter, c. 1.25mm thick at each shoulder, while the bezel is c. 6.47mm long by 4.51mm wide. It w…
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Saturday 18th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lakenheath', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A84316
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold Early-Medieval Merovingian pseudo-Imperial tremissis of King Gundomar, struck in name of Justinian I, dating to the period AD 524-535. Obverse: DN IVSIVIIIANVS P P A, Diademed and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: ICTORIA AAVGGG(?A), Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: G/*//CONO(?B) Martin Allen has liaised with Dr Arent Pol, who comments (pers. com.): 'This is indeed a tremissis of the Burgundian kingdom, struck in the name of emperor Justinian under king Gundomar, 524-535, as can be seen from the letter G in the field on th…
Created on: Wednesday 20th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-5D41E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold stater struck of the East Anglian Region / Iceni, dating to the period c. 50-20 BC, Rudd's 'Norfolk Wolf Left Type'. Obverse: Wreath motif with 'cloaks' and crescents. Reverse: Open-jawed wolf left standing on pelleted exurgal line with crescent and pellet motifs below, large pellet and triad of smaller pellets between legs. As ABC, p. 78, no. 1399; BMC (Hobbs), nos. 218-278. The coin appears to perhaps be struck from a debased gold alloy.
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cretingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-6A9EC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold uninscribed quarter-stater struck for the Eastern Region/Catavellaunii, dating c. 60-20 BC, Rudd's 'Harlow Wheel' type. Obverse: stylised wreath with pellet-in-ring at centre quartering coin, three 'cloaks' in one angle, mask motifs made up of crescents in other three. Reverse: horse running right, 'cogwheel sun' between legs, pellet-in-ring and annulet motifs around horse's hindquarters, 'wheel' motif above. As ABC, p. 124, no. 2463; Hobbs nos. 365-366. This is one of only a few examples of this type recorded through the PAS, see also BUC-336A21, NARC273.
Created on: Monday 11th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Freckenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-60FD53
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A complete gold post-medieval finger ring. It is D-shaped in cross section. The flat inner face is inscribed '+BE TRVE IN HART'. The outer surface is decorated with pairs of raised diagonal lines with incised zigzag motifs in the spaces between them. Dimensions: Diameter: 19.88mm, Thickness: 3.86, Weight: 2.06g Discussion: Several rings with the same inscription have been reported under the Treasure Act (2009 T372, 2009 T641, 2006 T427). A variant of this inscription is recorded by Joan Evans in the 1596 Harleian manuscript, and there are versions of it on two later…
Created on: Tuesday 21st April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 9th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Bury St Edmunds', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3ABEB9
Object type: AESTEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold object comprising a hollow dome with a projecting socket and separately-soldered back-plate. The dome is decorated all over its upper surface with filigree and granulation. In the centre is a raised circular setting comprising a strip of gold surrounded by a beaded wire collar, and set with a small blue glass cabochon. Around this is a lozenge-shaped field delimited by a single strand of gold beaded wire, which overall gives a cruciform effect. The outer terminal of each cross arm is marked with a cluster of pellets. The lozengiform field is filled with granulation,…
Created on: Monday 12th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Drinkstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-0A94B5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A complete gold finger ring of probable post medieval date. It has a plain band inscribed inside in lower case: Vertue makes love eteruall with a stamped capital B after; this is probably a maker's mark. Dimensions: Internal diameter: 15.90 External diameter: 17.81 Weight: 1.67g Height of hoop: 2.82 Discussion: The inscription within this finger ring is similar to that on other 17th century examples such as 2003 T223, from Wiltshire (Treasure Annual Report, 2003, 129, no 268).
Created on: Monday 10th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ufford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1E0E5D
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A complete gold bead pendant now squashed and distorted. The bead was originally spherical and is hollow; it has a gold rivet through its centre which terminates in a circular loop at the upper end, from which it could have been suspended. The upper edge of the bead has a single band of beaded gold wire applied. Dimensions: 3.20g in weight, 18.87mm in length, 13.17mm in width and 6.23mm in thickness. The suspension loop is 7.93mm external width and 6.59mm in external height, and 5.04mm in internal width and 4.51mm in internal height. Discussion: No published paralle…
Created on: Friday 6th June 2014
Last updated: Friday 2nd September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Eye', grid reference and parish protected.


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