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Record ID: WMID-C187B6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete gilded silver iconographic finger ring of Medieval dating (AD 1100 to AD 1500). The bezel is formed of two ridges with three faceted panels, each engraved with quatrelobed designs. The shoulders and the remains of the hoop are formed of a central ridge with two faceted panels which are engraved with a zig-zag design. The hoop is broken, approximately half of the ring surviving. This type of ring is described as iconographic as many examples are engraved with religious imagery. It measures 23.5 mm in length, 7.7 mm wide and the hoop is 2.6 mm thick. The bezel measures 10…
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-C16231
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Solihull
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold inscribed finger ring, of probable 16th to 17th Century AD dating. The finger ring was originally found flattened but has been restored by the finder to a circular shape. The exterior of the finger ring has a ridge top and bottom with an inscription between the two ridges. The inscription reads: +DAME IOHNE MYLBORNE, presumily originally belonging to the wife of John Mylborne. The finger ring has a width of 7.0 mm and the hoop is 1.5 mm thick. The restored diameter is 22.8 mm (externally), 19.8 mm (internally). It weighs 6.7 g. The style of the finger ring is consist…
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th June 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elmdon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-2A18B1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold and rock crystal finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1600 to AD1700). The finger ring has a distorted hoop of 'D-shaped' section, widening from the back to the bezel. Each shoulder is decorated by three longitudinal V shaped grooves, the outer ones bend inwards just above a short horizontal groove. A short longitudinal groove is present just below this line. The box bezel contains a square cut pale green transparent gem. All four sides of the setting have been decorated with tongue shape indents, possibly originally infilled with white enamel. Three indents are pr…
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lichfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-0DD367
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete gold and gem finger ring of Medieval dating (13th Century AD). Around 50 percent of the finger ring is present, with one shoulder and part of the hoop missing. The bezel consists of a raised hexagonal collet, with a partial green gem inside. Four circular satellite collets are located to either side and top and bottom. The gems are missing from two of the collets. The remaining collets, one has a light green gem and the other a light pink gem. The shoulders are a wide triangular shape, with no decoration. The back is plain and formed of a separate back plate, fused to th…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-DC5D44
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy finger ring, of late Roman dating (AD 200 to AD 400). Around 50% of the finger ring is present, consisting of the shoulders and the bezel. The hoop is missing. The hoop has a flat cross section, The shoulders have between four and five diagonal ridges, terminating in a horizontal bar with projecting square terminals. The bezel is circular in shape, with a raised border. Originally a gem would have been secured in the bezel, but only the white glue paste remains. It measures 17.4 mm in length, 8.8 mm wide and 1.5 mm thick. It weighs 1.2 g. The finger…
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DC00D2
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper alloy finger ring, of probable Roman dating (4th Century AD). The finger ring is polygonal in shape, with eight external facets (octagonal). The hoop has an circular cross section. The facets are flat. Each one is 10.8 m in length. No decoration is present on any facet. The finger ring has a 21.4 mm external diameter, 18.0 mm internally. The hoop is 2.2 mm thick and 1.6 mm wide. It weighs 0.9 g. The finger ring is a mid to dark green colour with an even surface patina. Similar polygonal finger rings have been recorded on the PAS database, including WILT-B…
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 8th May 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4398C1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy finger ring, of Roman dating (43 AD to 410 AD). The finger ring has sub circular bezel, which is raised above the shoulders of the ring. The bezel has been engraved with seated figure holding a staff with snake entwined around it in right hand and left hand resting on lap. The shoulders are triangular in shape, with a v shaped groove running down the centre. The finger ring has an external diameter of 27.3 mm, an internal diameter of 20.4 mm. The bezel is 19.9 mm tall and 18.8 mm wide. The hoop is 6.6 mm wide and 2.4 mm thick.It weighs 13.8 g. The finger ring…
Created on: Monday 27th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grendon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-C507C4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold signet finger ring of modern dating (AD 1800 onwards) The finger ring has an oval bezel, with triangular shoulders. The hoop has a rectangular cross section. No maker's marks are present. The oval bezel has decorated with a stylised sun and moon design. The sun is positioned on the upper right part of the bezel and is formed from six elongated diamond v shaped cuts. The moon is positioned on the lower left part of the bezel and is of the crescent shape. It has been made from seven smaller diamond shaped cuts, all of slightly different sizes and set at an angle. The …
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DE8CF8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy decorated finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD1700 to AD 1800). The finger ring consists of a flat hoop, with moulded external decoration. The decoration is unclear but consists of a repeating design of floral decoration. The design appears to repeat several times. The internal surface is undecorated. The finger ring has an external diameter of 19.7 mm and an internal diameter of 16.6 mm. The hoop is 4.8 mm wide and 1.3 mm thick. It weighs 1.6 g. The finger ring is a mid dark brown, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst…
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-943344
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: Straightened silver finger-ring, very damaged. Between engraved parallel lines on the edge of the hoop is the inscription in Roman capitals LIV+IN+ [blank with what looks like an I with a cross bar on the middle left] OPE. Other side [formerly the inside of the hoop] left plain. Dimensions: Width: 0.4 cm Length: 5.6 cm Discussion : It would seem that the inscription read LIVE IN HOPE before it was damaged. This is a common inscription on posy rings. Similar examples can be found on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database, : DEV-F43347 for a gold ring from Dev…
Created on: Monday 28th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horncastle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-82BDCD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold finger ring, of Late Roman dating (Later 2nd to 3rd Centuries AD). The bezel is sub oval, with no trace of an intaglio setting. The shoulders of the ring are triangular or shield shaped, with a horizontal groove underneath, separating the shoulder from the hoop. The hoop has a rectangular cross section. The internal surface is plain. It measures 14.2 mm in length, 20.4 mm wide and 7.6 mm thick. The hoop is 1.9 mm thick. The bezel measures 13.1 mm in length and 7.6 mm wide. The internal diameter measures 15.1 mm. It weighs 2.7 g. The finger ring is a mid yellow…
Created on: Tuesday 15th September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grendon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-5BAF30
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy finger ring, of Late Roman dating (Later 2nd to 3rd Centuries AD). Around 50% of the finger ring is present, consisting of the bezel and part of the hoop. The intaglio is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bezel is rectangular, with an oval intaglio setting positioned centrally. Traces of a white paste or possible solder are still present within the setting. The shoulders of the ring are triangular in shape, with a converging triangular groove on each one. The hoop has a rectangular cross section. Grooves are present around the edge of the hoop. …
Created on: Tuesday 1st September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 1st September 2015
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Record ID: WMID-5B876E
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete enamelled copper alloy finger ring, of probable Medieval to Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). Around 50% of the finger ring is present, with half of the hoop missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bezel is oval in shape, with recessed enamel decoration. The decoration consistsof a central blue rectangular bar, with a semi circle of probable white enamel to either side. The bezel has a length of 13.1 mm and is 10.3 mm wide. The shoulders are plain. The hoop is rectangular in cross section. It measures 10.9 mm in length, 20.9 mm wide and 11.9 mm thick. …
Created on: Tuesday 1st September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 1st September 2015
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Record ID: WMID-AF3534
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy coiled or spiral, probable finger ring, of uncertain dating (100 BC to 800 AD). The probable finger ring consists of a D-section length of copper alloy metal twisted into a spiral. Both ends terminated in a square end with rounded corners. No makers' marks are present on the interior or exterior. It has an exterior diameter of 17.2 mm, an interior diameter of 12.2 mm. In total it is 10.1 mm wide. The copper alloy metal is 4.9 mm wide and 2.3 mm thick. It weighs 4.7 g. The finger ring is a mid to light green colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion…
Created on: Monday 24th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 24th August 2015
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Record ID: WMID-6EF4CB
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy decorated finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1700 to AD 1800). The finger ring consists of a flat hoop, with moulded external decoration. The decoration is unclear but consists of a repeating design of floral decoration. The design appears to repeat 7 times. The internal surface is undecorated. The finger ring has an external diameter of 20.0 mm and an internal diameter of 17.6 mm. The hoop is 4.8 mm wide and 1.0 mm thick. It weighs 1.8 g. The finger ring is a mid dark brown, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst with…
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Friday 21st August 2015
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Record ID: WMID-D05DF9
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy finger ring, probably of Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1500 - AD 1700). The finger ring is sub circular in plan, now being more of an oval shape as opposed to circular. The hoop is D shaped in cross section, being rounded to the external (outside edge). No bezel is present. Traces of a design on the exterior are present, but too incomplete to determine the original design. The finger ring measures 18.7 mm in length, 17.5 mm wide and 3.7 mm thick. The hoop is 3.7 mm wide and 1.5 mm thick. The original diameter of the finger ring can not be determined due …
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 8th July 2015
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Record ID: WMID-AB373C
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy signet finger ring, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1450 to c. AD 1650). Approximately 50% of the finger ring is present, consisting of the bezel, shoulders and part of the hoop. The rest of the hoop is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bezel is oval in shape. The device is uncertain. The shoulders are straight and taper straight into the hoop. The hoop is oval in cross section. The reverse of the finger ring is undecorated. Remains of a casting line are present on the reverse. The finger ring measures 10.3 mm in length,…
Created on: Wednesday 24th June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 24th June 2015
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Record ID: WMID-84C9AD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy finger ring with moulded decoration, probably of medieval to post medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1600). The finger ring consists of a copper alloy hoop with moulded decoration. It has a rectangular cross section. The hoop is decorated with two horizontal ridges on one side, one on the other, and a low profile wide ridge between them. No inscription appears to be present. The ring has an external diameter of 18.0 mm and an internal diameter of 15.3 mm. The hoop is 4.7 mm wide and 1.9 mm thick. It weighs 2.0 g. Several comparative examples have been rec…
Created on: Friday 29th May 2015
Last updated: Friday 29th May 2015
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Record ID: WMID-71C29C
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy coiled or spiral, probable finger ring, of uncertain dating (100 BC to 800 AD). The probable finger ring consists of a D-section length of copper alloy metal twisted into a spiral. Both ends terminated in a square end with rounded corners. No makers' marks are present on the interior or exterior. It has an exterior diameter of 29.9 mm, an interior diameter of 21.1 mm. In total it is 13.7 mm wide. The copper alloy metal is 4.3 mm wide and 3.8 mm thick. It weighs 19.1 g. The finger ring is a dark green colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, cause…
Created on: Thursday 28th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 28th May 2015
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Record ID: WMID-6FFEC8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy ring, possibly the finger ring of a child, of unknown dating, but possibly Roman to Medieval (AD 43 to AD 1500). The ring is sub circular in shape, with a D shaped cross section. No signs of decoration are present on the exterior of the band. It has an external diameter of 16.9 mm and an internal diameter of 14.0 mm. The hoop is 2.2 mm wide and 1.3 mm thick. It weighs 0.7 g. The size and thickness of the ring would suggest that it was originally a finger ring, as opposed to harness or strap fitting. The simple and plain style means that it is relativel…
Created on: Thursday 28th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 28th May 2015
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Record ID: WMID-0F2605
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold and gem finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1600 to AD 1700). The finger ring has a distorted hoop of 'D-shaped' section, widening from the back to the bezel. Each shoulder is decorated by a central longitudinal ridge, which terminates by splitting and diverging to either side. A short longituditional groove is present between the forked ridge. The box bezel contains a French or cushion cut clear transparent gem. The sides of the box bezel flare slightly towards the open top. All four sides of the setting have a line of sub-oval perforations. The finger ring…
Created on: Wednesday 29th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shefford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D17FED
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy coiled or spiral, probable finger ring, of uncertain dating (100 BC to 800 AD). The probable finger ring consists of a D-section length of copper alloy metal twisted into a spiral. Both ends terminated in a square end with rounded corners. No makers' marks are present on the interior or exterior. It has an exterior diameter of 27.1 mm, an interior diameter of 18.6 mm. In total it is 17.1 mm wide. The copper alloy metal is 5.0 mm wide and 3.4 mm thick. It weighs 21.5 g. The finger ring is a dark brown colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, caused …
Created on: Tuesday 14th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 14th April 2015
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Record ID: WMID-D0D9BD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy finger ring, of Roman dating (1st to 2nd Century AD). Around 50% of the finger ring is present, consisting of the bezel and the shoulders. The rest of the hoop is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The shoulders widen evenly and thicken slightly from the broken ends to the oval bezel and are D-shaped in section with a flat inner side and shallowly convex outer side. The design on the shoulders is unclear, but it is either a foliate design or a Y shaped ridge, with the forked end reaching up to the bezel. On the bezel, taking up almost the entire wid…
Created on: Tuesday 14th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 14th April 2015
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Record ID: WMID-7998C4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (16th to 17th Centuries AD). The finger ring was originally circular in shape, but is now sub circular, due to post depositional soil pressure. It has a D shaped cross section. It has been decorated with a geometric repeating lozenge pattern on the exterior, with a circular pellet in the centre of each lozenge. The recesses of the lozenges may have originally contained enamel, however none remains. Each lozenge in the design is approx 4.7 mm long by 3.0 mm. An inscription runs around the interior of the ring, reading: "* MY + HAR…
Created on: Friday 10th April 2015
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bridgnorth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-5327BA
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete but misshapen gold and enamel finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (16th to 17th Centuries AD). The finger ring was originally circular in shape, but is now sub square, due to post depositional soil pressure deforming the band. It has a D shaped cross section. It has been decorated with a geometric grid pattern on the exterior containing significant remains of white enamel. Each square in the grid is approximately 1.0 mm wide. An inscription runs around the interior of the ring, reading: A FRENDS GYFT. No maker's mark is present. Dimensions: Length: 19…
Created on: Wednesday 8th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swadlincote', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-2DB714
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete enamelled gold finger ring, of Post medieval (17th Century) dating. The finger ring was originally circular is shape, however due to soil pressure, is now more of a flattened oval shape. The hoop is sub rectangular with moulded decoration on the exterior, and a flat surface on the interior. The interior surface bears an engraved inscription, in upper-case letters, reading: * NO FRIND TO FAITH. Small six pointed stars are used as stops between the words. No maker's marks are present. The decoration on the exterior has been made up of four pattern repeats. The…
Created on: Friday 13th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodford Halse', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-4817DA
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, misshapen gold finger ring, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1600). The finger ring would have originally been circular, but is now a flattened oval. The hoop has a D shaped cross section, with the internal surface flat. Two inscriptions are present, one exterior and one interior, both written in capital letters. The exterior inscription is embossed, with arecessed horizontal border above and below. The exterior inscription reads"+ THO:FORTVNE:FAILL:"Double pellet stops are present between the words and the inscription starts with an cross f…
Created on: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 9th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alkmonton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D4CD51
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete gilded silver finger ring, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1400). Around 50% of the finger ring is present, consisting of the bezel and part of the hoop. The rest of the hoop is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The edges of the hoop look deliberately cut. The finger ring has been made from two elements: the bezel and the hoop. The hoop has been soldered onto the reverse of the bezel. The bezel is a quatrefoil shape, with a four petalled flower as a motif. Each petal has been decorated with a series of thin diagonal lines, which meet at the centre of each peta…
Created on: Wednesday 7th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tamworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-7114B7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy finger ring with moulded decoration, of medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1500). The finger ring consists of a copper alloy hoop with moulded decoration. It has a D shaped cross section with a prominent ridge on the external surface. This central ridge is 2.6mm wide and is flanked by two parallel recessed incomplete edges. The central ridge demonstrates a regular pattern of short vertical incised grooves. The internal surface of the ring exhibits a large number of file marks. No inscription appears to be present. The ring measures: 18.4 mm external dia…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
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Record ID: WMID-4A5DAA
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy finger ring, of Roman dating (2nd to 3rd Centuries AD). The finger ring is approximately 50% complete, missing the back part of the hoop. The front part with intaglio setting is present. The intaglio is missing. The hoop is D section and flares at the shoulders into a wide flat bezel. A shallow recessed oval setting is present approximately centrally in the bezel, this would have been the setting for an intaglio, now missing. The remains of a white paste is still present in the setting. The setting measures 12.5 mm long , 11.3 mm wide, and 1.6 mm deep. …
Created on: Tuesday 25th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 26th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bidford-on-Avon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-8E567B
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete gilded silver stirrup finger ring, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1400). The finger ring has a flat hoop. The finger ring was originally adjustable, with the hoop split in two. One side of the hoop is complete with an rounded end, the other exhibits an old square break. The shoulders have been decorated with a two strand twisted rope or guilloche design, with a Z twist to it. with The hoop rises to a pointed bezel. The finger ring is set with a false stone, which was cast in one with the hoop. The false stone has a diameter of 3.5 mm and rises 2.6 mm above the beze…
Created on: Tuesday 4th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 6th September 2017
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Record ID: WMID-8D3485
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver stirrup finger ring, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1400). The finger ring has a D shaped hoop. The hoop rises to a flat topped pointed bezel. A gem is set into the bezel with a plain setting. The gem is oval. Under magnification, it is possible to see pitting and a conchoidal fracture in the surface of the gem, suggesting that it is probably glass as opposed to a gemstone. A pink paste is present around the edges of the gem and inside the setting. The hoop thins in width towards the back of the ring. The finger ring has a internal diameter of 17.0 mm, and a…
Created on: Tuesday 4th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tamworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-79B024
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold and gem finger ring, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1500). The finger ring comprises an integral cylindrical bezel and a rectangular sectioned hoop. The shoulders are rectangular in shape, decorated with five parallel engraved grooves on one side and six grooves on the other. The shoulders 3.4 mm wide and 1.8 mm long. At the shoulders, the hoop is 3.0 mm wide and 1.1 mm thick. The hoop gradually reduces in width until it is 1.8 mm wide and 1.1 mm thick at the back of the finger ring. The bezel consists of a cylindrical setting containing a green conical gem.The b…
Created on: Monday 3rd November 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Appleby Magna', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-7CE2C5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold finger ring, of probable Early Post Medieval dating (1700 AD to 1800 AD). The finger ring is misshaped and no longer circular. It has a D shaped cross section. The exterior is plain. The edges have been bevelled. The interior bears the following inscription: A kiss for peping. A maker's mark is present, and consists of the initials GN in a square cartouche. Due to being mishappen, the original diameter is hard to determine, but probably was around 18 mm. The hoop is 3.3 mm wide and 1.0 mm thick. It weighs 1.6 g. The finger ring is a dark yellow colour, with an…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Market Drayton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-794E69
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete gilded silver finger ring, of Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1500). The finger ring fragment consists only of the bezel. The hoop is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bezel consists of a crescent shape. An old break is present on either side of the crescent (edges not photographed).The front of the crescent has been decorated with a grooved border, creating an inner raised crescent. The reverse is undecorated. Traces of gilding survive on the reverse. No inscription is present. It measures 7.6 mm in length, 10.9 mm wide and 1.2 mm thick. It weighs 0.5 g. …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bidford-on-Avon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-BE0364
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1700 - AD 1800). The finger ring is misshaped and no longer circular. It has a D shaped cross section. The exterior is plain. The edges have been bevelled. The interior bears the following inscription: A true frends gift. No maker's mark is present. Due to being misshapen, the original diameter is hard to determine, but probably was around 16 mm. Several versions of this inscription are recorded in Evans (1931), page 16, including one very similar but with an E on 'Gyft'. Posy-rings with similar inscriptions can also…
Created on: Monday 13th October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-BD943E
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete silver finger ring of Roman date, probably 3rd Century AD. Around 25% of the finger ring is present, consisting of part of the bezel, a shoulder and the start of the hoop. The bezel was originally rectangular in shape, with a recessed border around the edge. The end part of the inscription is present, consisting of the letters 'MT'. This is probably the end of an dedication to either Mars or Mercury. The hoop was probably keeled. The shoulders have been decorated with seven grooved mouldings, creating a ridged effect. The hoop is 13.8 mm wide and 3.1 mm thick. T…
Created on: Monday 13th October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lichfield Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D4D986
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold finger ring, of probable Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1550 to AD 1700). The finger ring has a flattened D shaped section and sub circular in plan. The exterior is plain. The edges have been bevelled. The interior bears the following inscription: .I . LIKE . MY . CHOYSE ... . No maker's mark is present. Small diagonal dashes are present between each word, with three diagonal dashes at the end. Due to being mishappen, the original diameter is hard to determine, but probably was around 18 mm. The hoop is 5.1 mm wide and 0.9 mm thick. The ring currently has a lengt…
Created on: Thursday 2nd October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 8th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Blythe Bridge area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-A79024
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete gilded silver finger ring, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1400). Around 50% of the finger ring is present, consisting of the bezel and part of the hoop. The rest of the hoop is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The edges of the hoop look deliberately cut. The finger ring has been made in one point, with the bezel being part of the hoop and not separately soldered on. The bezel is lozenge shaped, with a four petalled flower as a motif. Small diagonal grooves or hatching are present along the edges of the flower. The hoop is rectangular or flat in cross section…
Created on: Tuesday 30th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 26th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kinnerley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-96536D
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy finger ring, probably of Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1500 - AD 1700). The hoop is D shaped in cross section, being rounded to the external (outside edge). No bezel is present. No evidence of either external decoration or an internal inscription is present. The finger ring has an external diameter of 24.0 mm, and an internal one of 18.9 mm. It is 5.1 mm wide. The ring is 2.4 mm thick. It weighs 4.0 grams. The finger ring is a dark green colour, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the plough soil, has resulted in …
Created on: Monday 29th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 29th September 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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