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Record ID: OXON-11F164
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete gold finger ring of post-medieval date. The finger ring is a 'posy' (or poem) ring, having an internal incised inscription reading 'We ioyne our harts in god'. Externally the band is plain and undecorated. The band is D-shaped in section and is quite wide. Religious and/or romantic inscriptions are common on such rings. They were given by men and women as an expression of love, as a wedding ring or as a means of showing regard and friendship; the inscription on this example indicates this may be a wedding band, and due to the size (internal diameter and width) was probably w…
Created on: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th March 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-E8F23E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Post-medieval milled gold half guinea of George III, dating to 1788 AD. Obverse of fifth laureate head, right: GEORGIVS [III] DEI GRA[TIA]. Reverse of crowned spade type shield with date below: M. B . F . ET . H . REX . F . D . E . ET . L . D . S [.....] 1788. The coin is 20.45mm in diameter, 0.80mm in thickness and weighs 4.04g. Spink (2004) no. 3735.
Created on: Thursday 21st February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Skipton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-E8D29E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Post-medieval milled gold guinea of George III, dating to 1779 AD. Obverse of fourth laurel-wreathed head, right: GEORGIVS . III DEI . GRATIA . Reverse of crowned shield of arms: M . B . F . ET . H . REX . FD . B . ET . L . D . S . R . I . A . T . ET . E 1779. The coin is 24.40mm in diameter, 1.21mm in thickness and weighs 8.27g. Spink (2004) no. 3728.
Created on: Thursday 21st February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Skipton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-AD2BA7
Object type: MEDAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
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Description: A milled gold touchpiece medal/coin from the reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714AD). The touch-piece is pierced at 12 o'clock of the obverse. Obverse: Ship going left. Obverse Legend: ANNA.D.G.M.BR.FET.H.REG. Reverse: George and dragon. Reverse Legend: SOLI.DEO.GLORIA. Measurements: 21 mm in diameter, and 2.84g in weight. Discussion:Touchpiece used in the ceremony of 'Touching for the King's Evil', a disease of the lymph glands, also known as scrofula, which was popularly believed to be cured if the monarch touched the sufferer. The custom began in France under the crusader-…
Created on: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 27th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: OXON-8941B3
Object type: PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold tie pin of Victorian date. The pin has a twisted shank which is now bent. The head of the pin is a snake's head with figure of eight coil behind, soldered to the pin shank. The snake has applied gold or silver studs as eyes and from its mouth hangs a heart, possibly of a copper-rich gold. The reverse of the heart in inlaid with a semi-transparent stone or galss insert. Initially submitted as Treasure, this object is of 19th century date and therefore falls outside of the provision of the Treasure Act 1996.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: LIN-1B7022
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description Treasure reference 2018 T50: a gold post-medieval finger ring. The ring is formed of a circular hoop which is plano-convex in section. The exterior is smooth and undecorated. The interior bears an incised lower case italic script reading 'Hearts united live contented'. After the final word is a stamped rectangular box containing the letters RM. Dimensions Thickness: 4.5 mm Weight: 5.13 g Diameter: 22 mm Discussion Two other gold 'memorial' finger rings bearing the stamp RM are known. The first, from Wellington, Herefordshire (HESH-7FE358; 2005 T567) commemorates an ind…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 28th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burgh le Marsh area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-DA7858
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold mourning ring which has been hammered flat, likely intentionally. Traces of a skull motif along with five (5mm wide) bands of pellet decoration bounded by incised linear borders, evenly spaced around the exterior of the hoop, can be made out on one side. Any inscription to the interior of the band has been lost
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 15th February 2019
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Record ID: SUR-9F5C1E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold half guinea of George II, dated to 1739. Obverse: young, laureate head of George II, left. Reverse: Crowned, garnished shield with the Hanoverian arms of Great Britain. As Spink 3681A.
Created on: Saturday 12th January 2019
Last updated: Saturday 12th January 2019
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Record ID: LIN-878A05
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold fanam from India. This is probably of the 'English Kali' (otherwise known as the 'old Madras fanam') series and could date from AD 1630 up to the 20th century when copies have been made. 'The Kali fanam designs is based on the Vira Rajam fanam but now more resemble a goddess than the lion that was originally depicted. See H. Herrli, Gold Fanams, p. 75, nos. 3.06.01-7. This piece, at 0.34g, falls into the weight range for thses coins (0.33-0.36g).
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bucknall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-67FE04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold brooch. An elongated lentoid plate with reinforcing strips formed by the sharp double folding of its edges behind it, and with a pin seat formed by a vertically set cylinder textured to resemble a spring [pin lost]; at the other end a larger but similarly textured cylinder with an open side is set horizontally to serve as catch plate. The display face of the brooch bears remarkably fine floral decoration of twisted wires of two or three distinct gauges, and clustered pellets of at least two sizes, the largest along the outer edges being of 1.7mm diameter. These ornate elements are…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fotherby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-67B7EE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A European Post medieval gold coin: a Portuguese cruzado calvario of John III, dating from AD 1521 - 1557, Lisbon mint. It is 23mm in diameter and 0.8mm thick. It weighs 3.51g. Reference; Freidberg 29. Another coin of this type is recorded on the database: see record number SOM-5E5406. Compare also SF-100E91.
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th December 2018
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Record ID: NMS-0005A9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold guinea of Queen Anne, Tower, some wear, 1710
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-ADFBCC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold post medieval half-laurel of James I (AD 1603-1625) dating to 1624. Trefoil initial mark. North 1991, volume II, page 147, number 2117.
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-96052B
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Post Medieval posey ring of internal diameter 18.7mm which has been badly crushed and distorted by post-depositional mechanical disturbance. The hoop is 5.3mm wide and 1.9mm thick, with a plano convex profile. The exterior surface is rounded and undecorated. The interior surface is flat and carries an engraved legend reading: * We Joyne our loue in criʃt aboue (we join our love in Christ above). Diameter (external): 22.4mm, width of hoop: 5.3mm, thickness of hoop: 1.9mm, weight 7.91g.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: SF-073AE3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold hammered crown of Elizabeth I, dating c. 1560-1561. First coinage, Tower mint, initial mark: cross-crosslet. The coin is creased across its middle, but otherwise preserved in good condition.
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 7th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thelnetham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-7186F1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description 2018 T758: a post-medieval gold posy ring. The hoop is circular, wide, and comprises a central convex band flanked above and below by an everted rim. The interior of the ring bears the inscription *THINKE*OF*ME*. The letters are all captial and serrifed. The hoop is slightly damaged, but otherwise is in excellent condition. Discussion The style of lettering is typical of the seventeenth-century. A similar inscription THINKE ON ME is seen on a ring now in the British Museum (AF.1383). A parallel for the hoop can be found on a ring recorded on the PAS database (NMGW-9F38B2…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-6F9784
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Post Medieval Half Guinea of king George III (AD 1760-1820), dated to AD 1788. Obverse: Fifth laureate head right; GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA Reverse: Crowned quartered spade shaped shield of arms; M.B.F.ET.H. REX. F.D.B. ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T ET.E. (the abbreviated Latin reads "Magnae Britanniae Franciae ET Hiberniae Rex Fidei Defensor Brun ET Lunebergen-sis Dux, Sacri Romani Imperii Archi-Thesaurius ET Elector" and translates as "King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, High Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire) Cf…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tattingstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-5E0C7C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A clipped post-Medieval gold 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon (Joan the Mad) and Charles V (Charles I of Spain), 1516-1555. MInted c.1535-1555. Reverse mintmark: castle. Minted at Seville. Measurements: 23.27mm in diameter, 1.12mm thick and 3.18g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th January 2019
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Record ID: NARC-48DB13
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold Finger Ring of Post-Medieval date (AD 1550-1700). The object is composed of a D shaped sectioned gold band. The outer face of the ring is plain and undecorated. The inner face bears an incised italic inscription which reads: . wish . you . well + +. Dimensions: Diameter: 15.78mm, Width: 2.70mm, Thickness: 0.85mm, Weight: 1.1g. Discussion: Posie or Posey rings were a popular form of finger-ring from the 16th to 18th centuries, more often in gold than silver. Lettering and inscriptions can be used to try and narrow the dating of a ring. Those with block capitals being …
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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Record ID: SOM-E49E29
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-Medieval gold finger ring with posy inscription on the inner side, dating post 1798 AD. The ring is cirular in shape and D-shaped in cross section, with a convex outer side and a flat inner side. On the inner side the inscription in italics " Love For Love" is preceded by a crowned 18 and oprobably a duty mark in the form of a sovereigns head, which is unclear. The ring measures 20.8 mm in diameter, and weighs 1.25 g. The mark of a crown and the figure of 18 was introduces in 1798 to identify 18 carat gold. The duty mark was in use between 1784 and 1890 giving a suggested date fo…
Created on: Friday 28th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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