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    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: IOW-42CE76
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn Medieval to post-Medieval copper-alloy and silvered finger-ring (c. 1450-c. 1550). The bezel is in the form of an angel holding a heart with both hands. A small portion of the soldered hoop is flat and the break at each end is old. The bezel and hoop have been silvered (or possibly tinned) and both have traces of gilding. There is no silver or gilding on the inside of the hoop. Similar finger-rings, depicting angels holding hearts that are made of silver, have been recorded as Treasure. See examples: SOMDOR-D9E932 (2005 T100); WILT-2C75F1 (2005 T111); NLM-…
Created on: Saturday 27th July 2013
Last updated: Monday 5th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-0C8243
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete and worn Medieval to post-Medieval silver-gilt finger-ring. Treasure case no. 2013 T487. The bezel in the form of an angel holding a heart with both hands. A small portion of the soldered hoop is of D-shaped section. This finger-ring is worn and the breaks are old. 17.33mm (length); 3.51mm (thickness of bezel and hoop); 12.40 (length of bezel); 12.32 width of bezel). Weight: 2.77g. Similar finger-rings depicting angels holding hearts have been recorded as Treasure. See examples: SOMDOR-D9E932 (2005 T100); WILT-2C75F1 (2005 T111); NLM-8C14E1 (2008 T765); IOW-B20064 …
Created on: Thursday 25th July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 24th September 2013
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Record ID: SUSS-FC5516
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a silver-gilt late Medieval ring. The hoop is decorated with a four-petalled lozenge within a diamond bordered by a quatrefoil on either side. The interior of the hoop is plain and tracings of gilding are visible on both sides. No direct comparisons for this fragment could be found, but quatrefoil designs were very popular on Medieval rings and can be found on numerous examples, see DUR-A1D852, NMS-EFD014 and NMS-9095A3. This fragment dates from 1300 to 1500. Dimensions: length 16.2 mm, thickness 1.1 mm, weight 0.5g
Created on: Wednesday 24th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 6th November 2013
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Record ID: SUSS-FC42E5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a late medieval silver-gilt finger-ring; only the shoulder and part of the bezel remain portraying a cuff and part of a hand. The ring was a fede ring, originally composed of two clasped hands. The ring probably dates to the 15th century.
Created on: Wednesday 24th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd October 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-FB21C7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Medieval silver ring, slightly bent. The ring is D-shaped in section. The bezel is rectangular and slightly raised. The hoop is plain. The bezel is decorated on its top and bottom horizontal sides with a pattern of three raised U or V shapes. The face of the bezel is decorated with a saltire cross and four additional lines creating an eight-pointed star filled with possible traces of niello. The ring dates from the thirteenth century. Dimensions: diameter 23.5 mm, depth of bezel 3mm. Weight: 3 g.
Created on: Wednesday 24th July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2016
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Record ID: NMS-E44037
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible fragment of a medieval or post-medieval gilt copper alloy finger ring, tiny oval bezel of blue enamel (2mm x 5mm), broken stumps of flat-sectioned band. c. 13th-16th century.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 4th September 2013
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Record ID: HESH-D16E83
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Report on Potential Treasure for HM Coroner BN /EM 2013 T478 Parish/County: Prestigne Area, Herefordshire Two fragments from finger-rings - most probably from the same finger ring although the two pieces do not conjoiin. Fragment 1: of a Medieval fede finger-ring, the bezel formed of clasped hands beneath a crown. Only a fragment of the ring survives, the hoop having broken. The gilding is worn, surviving only in the engraved area. The surviving shoulder is decorated with engraved lines (cf. TAR 2002 No. 102). The finger-ring dates to the 15th century. Dimensions: m…
Created on: Monday 22nd July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 9th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Prestigne Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-50B585
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy finger ring. D-sectoned, flat internally. Inscribed externally in Lombardic script M >I >I I >I (the second chevron is complete, the first and third chevrons conprise the lower oblique line only), the letters are evenly spaced around the circumference of the band. Width of band 4mm. External diameter 20mm. 2mm thick. 14th-15th century.
Created on: Tuesday 16th July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 16th July 2013
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Record ID: LON-3E20A2
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver fede finger ring dating to the 15th century. The bezel of this finger ring has been decoratively cast to form two clasped hands with a double incised transverse lines to depict sleeve cuffs. There are no marks on the inner surface of the band. The shape of the band is slightly distorted it is unclear is this occurred during use of the finger ring or post deposition. Part of a silver 'fide' (or 'fede') finger-ring with clasped hands on the bezel. In the Roman period the motif of clasped right hands (dextrarum iunctio) represented commitment and faithfulness in all …
Created on: Monday 15th July 2013
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2016
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Record ID: IOW-3AAA43
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete and misshapen Medieval gold seal finger-ring (1200-1400). Treasure case no. 2013 T465. This ring has a seal matrix on the flat circular bezel which measures 8.94 x 8.46 x 3.37mm. The hoop is 4.22mm in width on both sides of the bezel and tapers in width towards the breaks. Adjacent to the bezel the hoop has a maximum thickness of 1.83mm. The matrix is in the form of the figure of a lion passant. The matrix is worn around the edges and the face and tail of the lion have worn off. This finger-ring is worn on the upper face of the bezel and the breaks are old. 25…
Created on: Monday 15th July 2013
Last updated: Sunday 10th November 2013
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Record ID: SWYOR-FDBF13
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete gold finger ring of Medieval date (AD 1300-1400). The ring is constructed of a thin sheet of gold which has been bent inward in order to create the shape of a thick, solid finger ring but is hollow throughout. The gold band of the ring is wide and broad at the shoulders, there is a hexagonal bezel, constructed from a separate thin sheet of gold which has been affixed to the shoulders of the ring, the band then narrows at either side of the shoulder where one side terminates in an old break, the other however terminates with a straight cut edge suggestive of purposeful…
Created on: Friday 12th July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 24th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-D4C477
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver-gilt late medieval to early post-medieval 'iconographic' finger ring. The band is complete but misshapen, with a bi-faceted bezel. The band is largely D-shaped in cross-section measuring 1.75mm (d) and 4.20mm (w) at its narrowest point. The bezel is triangular in cross-section, thus creating two facets which are decorated with engraved, hatched triangles. The shoulders of the hoop are engraved with a chevron above three perpendicular lines. The style of this finger ring relates to late medieval finger-rings which are often engraved with images of saints on bi- or tri-facete…
Created on: Wednesday 10th July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 5th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Longcot', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-D4A735
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A fragment of a silver finger ring of suggested medieval date. The ring has been bent out of shape and has lost part of its band. The bezel is 12.75mm x 10.15mm x 1.85mm. It is decorated with a figure possibly holding an orb and a sceptre. The surviving part of the band has been bent so that it folds sharply back on itself and then straightens towards the break. The band is 17.10mm long, 3.20mm wide and 1.20mm thick. Dimensions and metal content: The object measures 17.5mm x 14.45mm x 4.15mm and weighs 2.14g. Consequently, in terms of age and precious metal content,…
Created on: Wednesday 10th July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 12th November 2015
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Record ID: NLM-BE3B05
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Gilt Finger Ring Bezel. Cast rectangular section band fragment of width 4.2mm and thickness 1.2mm with a figurative openwork bezel soldered to it; the rest of the band is lost. The bezel comprises a bifoliate crown with large central fleur springing from a heart flanked by a pair of quatrefoils. The finder kindly notes the identification by the UK Metal Detectorist's Database of comparable pieces as being of 15th-century date. In view of the suspected age and material this object is to be submitted to the Treasure process, reference 2013 T401. Suggested date: Late Medieval, 145…
Created on: Tuesday 9th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 10th July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burghwallis', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-ABD303
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete late medieval or post-medieval silver 'fede' finger-ring. The bezel is in the form of two clasped hands, the fingers indicated by incised lines. On each of the shoulders is a moulded bar representing a cuff. Further along the hoop on both sides are two notches in one of the edges. The hoop is plain and D-shaped in section. There is a split in the hoop at the back. Date: Late Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1400 - 1600 AD Dimensions: 21.49 mm x 21.42 mm x 7.69 mm x 1.56 mm Weight: 3.41 g For other 15th-century 'fede' finger-rings with clasped hands see Treasure Annual Re…
Created on: Monday 8th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Milton Abbas', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-AA40C2
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete copper alloy ring of probable Medieval date. The band is circular with a 'D' shaped cross-section, flat inner edge and convex outer edge. The band expands to a stirrup shape, pointed at the top of the band, terminating in a small pointed bezel. There is no setting present and the finger ring is plain with no sign of decoration. The ring measures 21.8mm in diameter, 2.3mm in thickness at the band, 2.7mm at the bezel and weighs 1.91g. YORYM-562742, recorded on this database, is similar to this finger ring, also with no setting present.
Created on: Monday 8th July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 25th September 2014
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Record ID: DEV-D6EF36
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy finger ring of medieval or later date. The ring is circular in plan and has a D-shaped section. It measures 22mm in diameter, 6mm in width and 2mm in thickness. The ring is worn, but it appears to be undecorated. As there are no distinguishing features, and the ring was not found within an archaeological context, it is difficult to precisely date this item.
Created on: Friday 28th June 2013
Last updated: Friday 28th June 2013
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Record ID: HAMP-C1EEB7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver gilt finger-ring of stirrup-shaped form and depicting clasped hands at the back of the hoop. Much of the gilding is now lost. The hoop is largely rectangular in cross-section with faceted panels to the outside. The clasped hands, the fingers delineated with grooves, emerge from cuffs of three and four transverse grooves. Behind one is a roughly square platform on which is a grooved eight-pointed star (eight short lines radiating from a central point), with two panels beyond divided by rectangular platforms decorated with three and one transverse grooves. The panels…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 8th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crawley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-B474A8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval to post-Medieval silver-gilt 'iconographic' finger-ring (c. 1400-c. 1525). Treasure case no. 2013 T423. The hoop, with a bi-faceted bezel, is of triangular section, the exterior is roughly hexagonal and the interior is circular and plain. The horizontal rectangular bezel is divided by a ridge into two facets, decorated with incised angled lines with alternating bands of punched dots and plain bands. The shoulders and lower sides of the hoop are angled and decorated with a similar design. At the bottom of the hoop is cabled. This finger-ring is in good condi…
Created on: Wednesday 26th June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 24th October 2013
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Record ID: BH-74D196
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two silver-gilt fragments (not adjoining), representing parts of the shoulder and bezel of a finger ring. Both pieces are straight-sided, tapering in width from one end to the other. The main decorative feature of the larger fragment is a raised shoulder panel in which a beaded ridge extends longitudinally down the centre, flanked by a pair of parallel channels which extend to the outer edge. At the wider end of this fragment, adjacent to the pointed upper side of the shoulder panel, there is a second beaded ridge, aligned transversely and bordered by a pair of grooves. This second ri…
Created on: Tuesday 11th June 2013
Last updated: Friday 23rd January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'St. Mary Bourne', grid reference and parish protected.


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