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    • Material: Gold
    • Institution: NMS
    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: NMS-FD2EEA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold halfcrown of James I, Tower, lis initial mark, 2nd coinage, North 2093, weight 1.24g, very little wear, 1604-5
Created on: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-3DA37B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold half guinea of William III dating to AD 1695. See: Spink, 1999, p.313, no. 3466. Now flattened, the coin exhibits two opposing grooves indicating that it was bent into an S-shape, possibly for use as a love token.
Created on: Friday 15th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-92AAD6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold post medieval mourning finger ring. The D-sectioned hoop, originally circular is now bent out of shape. On the exterior is an engraved human skull. On the interior, in Italic script is the legend: "H F ob 10 Mar 1712 aet 70" followed by a stamped maker's mark: the initials CR in blackletter script within a rectangle. Date c. AD 1712 Diameter: 21mm (internal diameter: 18.8mm), width of band: 4mm, thickness: 1.8mm, weight: 3.3g. A number of similar examples have been reported as Treasure and are recorded on the PAS database including: HAMP-AE9377 (2016 T408), NMGW-03238B (2014 T13…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FE7196
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold guinea of George I, a little wear, weight 8.32g, 1715
Created on: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 8th March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-457D96
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
2016 T914 Description: Gold finger ring with engraved "posy" inscription on the inner face. The inscription is in italic script and reads "A smale remembrance". The outer face exhibits an engraved design consisting of a repeated foliate motif of a three-petaled flower or bud with sprays on either side. This is interspersed with three bees. With the inscription the correct way up, two of the bees are upside down, one is the right way up. There are traces of a black substance, possibly enamel in some of the engraved lines. Date: c. AD 1600 - 1700 Dimensions: Diameter: 16.6mm (i…
Created on: Thursday 10th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-2DDFC8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late medieval or early post-medieval gold posy ring. Very shallow D-sectioned band decorated externally with three rows of stamped square cells leaving a grid pattern in low relief. There is no trace of inlay surviving in the cells. Inscribed internally in roman capitals CONTINV x CONSTANT x. A small worn mark at the beginning of the inscription is probably another x. The ring is now bent out of shape and damaged in several places. Both the external decoration and internal inscription have several parallels including LON-DD00A6 and IOW-1C6D62. Width of band 3mm. Now measuring 24 x …
Created on: Friday 11th March 2016
Last updated: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Record ID: NMS-32238D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Torn fragment (approximately half) of an angel of Henry VIII, Tower, crowned portcullis initial mark, North 1760, weight 2.61g, 1509-26
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th November 2015
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Record ID: NMS-0E8E47
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval gold signet ring. The band is flat internally with three external facets, expanding smoothly through the shoulders before a flat, octagonal bezel. The bezel is deeply engraved with a beaded border around a shield bearing A lion rampant, the helm is unusually small and is crowned with a ducal coronet above which the crest comprises A boar's head couped. There is elaborate scrolled mantling to either side of the helm and shield. On the reverse of the bezel at one edge is a stamped maker's mark: F within a triangle. The hoop is now slightly distorted. Height 20mm. Width 22m…
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 21st December 2015
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Record ID: NMS-D931D4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval gold finger ring comprising an uninscribed and undecorated D-sectioned hoop. External diameter 17.8 - 19.1mm. Thickness 0.8mm. Width 2.2mm. Weight 2.21g. Not securely datable to 1715 or earlier. Probably 17th or 18th century.
Created on: Monday 9th March 2015
Last updated: Friday 27th January 2017
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Record ID: NMS-50D0C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold quarter laurel of James I, Tower mint, lis initial mark, North 2118, weight 2.13g, 1623-4
Created on: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 13th January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-CBDF6C
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval gold finger ring. D-sectioned band, plain externally, engraved internally in italic script In thy sight is my delight followed by a stamped maker's mark consisting of a low relief M within a square punch. External diameter 20mm. Internal diameter 17mm. Width of band 3mm.Weight 1.6g. 1615 - 19th century. Seventeenth to 18th examples with similar inscriptions are represented in the collections of the British Museum (museum numbers AF.1301, AF.1302) but neither with the same maker's mark, while examples with M as a maker's mark but different inscriptions include AF.1280,…
Created on: Wednesday 19th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
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Record ID: NMS-FFED42
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval gold finger ring. D-sectioned band, plain externally, engraved internally Continew Constant. There is no maker's mark. External diameter 18mm. Internal diameter 16mm. Width of band 4mm. Weight 2.6g. 17th - 18th century.
Created on: Monday 22nd September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wickmere', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-80160D
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval gold finger ring. D-sectioned band, plain externally, engraved internally MD in irregular or poorly executed roman capitals, with a stamped maker's mark consisting of two worn letters in Black Letter within an oval, T followed by an uncertain letter, perhaps E or D. External diameter 22mm. Internal diameter 18.5mm. Width of band 4.5mm. Weight 5.9g. 17th - 18th century.
Created on: Tuesday 16th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: NMS-6201FE
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval gold finger ring. D-sectioned band, plain externally, engraved internally in italics In thee my choyc'e I doe rejoyc'e followed by a stamped maker's mark of a Q in low relief within a shield. External diameter 23mm. Internal diameter 19mm. Width of band 4.5mm. Weight 6.6g. A 17th - 18th century posy ring with an internal inscription in similar italics in the collections of the British Museum (museum number AF.1197) has a similar stamped maker's mark, which does not appear in any standard work of reference and is therefore not identifiable.
Created on: Friday 16th May 2014
Last updated: Friday 17th April 2015
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Record ID: NMS-0D2960
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval to post-medieval gold finger ring. The oval-sectioned band expands smoothly from the rear to shoulders which flair before narrowing sharply to join the bezel. The shoulders are engraved to leave a foliate design in low relief, perhaps originally reserved on an inlayed field, although no inlay survives. The bezel is in the form of a high quatrefoil collet with scalloped sides set with a pink or red table cut stone (perhaps a ruby). For similar examples see Oman (1974, pl.26, a, b and pl.27, b for a broadly similar example with enamel). Date: 16th century. Dimens…
Created on: Monday 12th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
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Record ID: NMS-CFF3F5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold posy ring. D-sectioned band decorated externally with a foliate design consisting of two stems each with two pairs of leaves before a flower, originally reserved on an enamelled field of which only a tiny pink trace of which survives. Inscribed internally in lombardic script +CAVE+CVI+CREDAS (be careful who you trust) followed by a foliate sprig. Date: c. early 16th century. Dimensions: External diameter 21mm. Internal diameter 17mm. Width of band 4.5mm. Weight 3.7g.
Created on: Friday 9th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
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Record ID: NMS-CF8A96
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval gold mourning ring. D-sectioned band decorated externally with a shallow rib at either edge, between which four oval cells alternate with five quatrefoil cells (resulting in two quatrefoils next to each other). The oval cells contain a raised quatrefoil and the quatrefoil cells a raised pellet, originally reserved on a field of white enamel only traces of which now survive. Each cell is connected to the next by a median rib with two pellets to either side which were also probably reserved on an enamelled field, possible tiny black traces of which survive. The internal L…
Created on: Friday 9th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
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Record ID: NMS-CE74F5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late medieval or early post-medieval gold mourning ring. D-sectioned band in the form of nine lozengiform panels separated by angled grooves, decorated alternately with reverse S-shapes and angled ribs probably reserved on a field of black enamel or niello, now missing. There are two reverse S-shape panels next to each other. Inscribed internally in Roman capitals * * MEMEN+TOMORI followed by a foliate sprig. Date: The use of Roman capitals for inscriptions on rings was usual in the 16th - 17th century (Oman, 1974, 40 - 41). Dimensions: Width of band 3mm. External …
Created on: Friday 9th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
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Record ID: NMS-FB1B14
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold double crown of James I, Tower, fifth bust and initial mark Tower, North 2088, weight 5.02g, 1612-13
Created on: Tuesday 29th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 29th April 2014
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Record ID: NMS-6AA818
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: Post-medieval gold mourning ring. D-sectioned band inscribed internally H. Awdeley. ob. 15. nou. 1662 followed by a stamped maker's mark in the form of a low relief W with another smaller letter, possibly an R, above it within a shield. Two shallow parallel lines behind the text may be guidelines for the engraving. Externally the band is engraved with a stylised skull, either side of which is a single line border at either edge between which is crosshatching with a short dash in one corner of each resulting lozengiform field. Black enamel survives in almost all of the …
Created on: Friday 3rd January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 5th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Attleborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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