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    • Object type: FINGER RING

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Record ID: NMS-26FEF9
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gold finger ring. The band is flat internally, with nine angled concave mouldings separated by segmented ribs externally. Each moulding is engraved with a floral spray consisting of either a pointed flower head on a stem with two pairs of leaves or a five petalled flower above a single pair of leaves, both types with a transverse line with radiating lines below at the base indicating the ground. The type and orientation of the flower heads are arranged (up and down being arbitrary) - pointed down, pointed up, five petals down, pointed up, pointed down, five petals up, pointed…
Created on: Thursday 16th June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 16th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Leigh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-D5551A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of medieval silver, gilded finger ring. The band is faceted externally to form concave lozengiform fields with smaller triangular fields between, rising to form a point where the corners of four fields meet. The surviving triangular fields are plain, the lozengiform fields engraved with four lines forming a border around a star or sunburst formed from radiating engraved lines. Plain internally. The surviving fragment consists of one complete lozengiform field and two incomplete. Width of band 6mm. Weight 0.6g. Not enough survives to estimate the original diameter. For b…
Created on: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: NMS-B3B940
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver, gilded finger ring. Integral bezel consisting of an octofoil with a central collet containing a blue glass cabochon. Each foil is concave on the upper face and alternately plain and engraved with splayed lines. The shallow D-sectioned band is broken on both sides of the bezel immediately after a transverse rib. Traces of gilding survive on the front and reverse of the bezel and band. Width of bezel 13.5mm. Height including glass 4mm. Weight 1.2g. Circa 13th - 15th century.
Created on: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: NMS-9E218E
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of medieval silver finger ring or brooch. Four strands of twisted or plaited wire forming a band, slightly flattened on the inner face of the curve, with a flat-sectioned quatrefoil boss soldered to the outer face forming the bezel. Each foil of the boss is engraved to resemble a leaf with angled lines to either side of a median line. Traces of gilding survive on the wire and boss. Not enough survives to estimate the original diameter. Width of band 4mm. Width of boss 7mm. Weight 0.9g. For a twisted wire brooch see Egan and Pritchard (2002, 254, fig.164, no.1340). 13th - 1…
Created on: Monday 16th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: NMS-78E5E4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver finger ring of the Fede type. The rectangular-sectioned band expands smoothly to form the bezel, which is crudely engraved to represent two clasped hands, with a pair of transverse lines to either side probably indicating cuffs. Now slightly squashed, cracked at the rear of the hoop, with a small part of one side of the bezel missing. Measuring 20 x 21mm. Width of bezel 5.5mm. Weight 1.58g. For examples executed in a similar style see BH-F24F68, LON-3E20A2 and HAMP-9E4BC9. Circa 1400 - 1500.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Thursday 16th June 2016
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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-6FA0F0
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver finger ring. The rectangular-sectioned band is inscribed externally in black letter with the names of the three kings or magi, + caspar x melchiar x baltasar. The inscription starts with a cross-corsslets and each word is separated by a small x. Black letter was used to inscribe rings from the mid 14th to 16th century (Oman, 1974, 5). For a similar but fragmentary ring see NMS-EDFA64. The names of the three kings were a popular as amuletic charms in the later medieval period. Probably 14th - 15th century. External diameter 19mm. Internal diameter 17mm. Width of band…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: NMS-8EADF3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval gold stirrup-shaped finger ring with blue sapphire or possibly glass cabochon. D-sectioned band expanding smoothly at the shoulders to form the bezel with an oval setting. Height 25mm. Width 20.5mm. Internal diameter 18mm. Weight 2.48g. 12th - 13th century.
Created on: Thursday 22nd October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 31st March 2016
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Record ID: NMS-9D9633
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver finger ring of Henig Type II. D-sectioned hoop expanding smoothly from the rear through the shoulders to form the slightly flattened bezel set with an oval carnelian intaglio depicting a standing figure facing (in impression) right. Hardened dirt or corrosion product fill part of the engraving. Width of bezel 8mm. Height of hoop 18mm. Width of hoop 21mm. Weight 3.9g. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 7th December 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-F4B2FD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of medieval silver finger ring. Flat-sectioned band, now almost flat, narrowing slightly towards the breaks. The upper face is divided into three rectangular panels separated by grooves with multiple closely spaced transverse lines, broken across another groove at each end. Each panel is engraved with a different motif; a single line border with a diagonal line connecting each corner to form a cross with possible stippling, a single line border around a lozenge with two diagonal lines forming a cross with stippling in the resulting four small lozengiform panels, and a single …
Created on: Friday 22nd May 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st July 2015
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Record ID: NMS-B4E184
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gold finger ring. The bezel is in the form of an irregular pentagonal collet retaining a pale grey chalking substance at the base, but no stone. The plain, pointed oval-sectioned band, now distorted, tapers slightly from the collet to the rear. There are no marks. Width of bezel 11.5mm x 10mm. Height 7mm. External diameter of ring (reconstructed) circa 20mm. Weight 3.2g. For similar examples see Oman (1974) pl.14, A and B, and pl.18, A, B and C. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Thursday 7th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scarning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-CD7EBE
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late medieval or post-medieval silver, gilded finger ring. Plain internally, decorated externally with a central D-sectioned rib with a narrow rib of closely spaced stamped annulets to either side, with an outer groove on each side before raised edges. Gilding survives internally and on the groove and annulet stamped ribs. Gilding does not survive on the central rib except within the stamped decoration and as irregular dots or squares either side of short disconnected stamped dashes at alternating angles, perhaps intended as a disconnected zig-zag with a gilded dot in each angle but i…
Created on: Tuesday 14th April 2015
Last updated: Monday 28th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Elmham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-D0B0FF
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval gold finger ring. Flat-sectioned circular band, with ten opposed concave scallops on each edge creating ten lozengiform panels each of which is engraved externally with a single black letter or star probably reading in French * e n * b o n * a n which may be translated as 'a good year'. External diameter 18mm. Width of band 5mm. Weight 1.42g. 14th - 15th century.
Created on: Thursday 2nd April 2015
Last updated: Monday 21st December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haveringland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-E7304A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman penannular silver finger ring of Johns' (1996, 45) Type Bii. Rectangular-sectioned at the rear of the hoop, becoming D-sectioned as it expands to form highly stylised oval snake head terminals with a slight flange around the edge. There are no other details on the heads. Now squashed with one terminal under the other. Width of bezel 6mm. Width at least 17mm. Weight 2.2g.. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 4th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Northrepps', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DE2864
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval silver finger ring, broken and flattened but complete. Shallow D-sectioned hoop expanding to form rosettes or a foliate motif in low relief either side of a rectangular bezel on which a heart bisected by two arrows is reserved on a stippled field. The decoration on the shoulders is very worn. Width of bezel 5.25mm. Weight 1.2g. Although no record of a similar finger ring has been found, a heart and arrows on a stippled ground is well paralleled on later 17th century cuff-links, although the heart is usually flaming. Probably late 17th or 18th century. Field BUR
Created on: Tuesday 2nd December 2014
Last updated: Monday 28th December 2015
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Record ID: NMS-E03FD5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval silver finger ring. Rectangular bezel with median longitudinal arris dividing two concave fields, the arris continuing through the shoulders at an angle, the band narrowing towards the rear. The shoulders either side of the arris are decorated with engraved sprays of five petalled flowers and leaves, the bezel with an indistinct design, perhaps foliate, and the rear of the hoop with closely spaced angled lines imitating twisting. Gilding survives over much of the internal and external surface. The rear of the hoop is now distorted. Height 20mm. Width 22mm. Width of bezel 8mm.…
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 17th April 2015
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Record ID: NMS-DE742B
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval silver finger ring. Rectangular bezel with a longitudinal median arris dividing the bezel into two concave fields. The hoop, which tapers slightly from the edge of the bezel to the rear, is faceted to form six lozengiform fields with triangular fields to either side. Every field is engraved with a single line border around a design, except for the two triangular fields at the rear of the hoop which are plain. The bezel is engraved with a foliate and floral motif, the two triangular fields at either end of the bezel with radiating lines, the two lozengiform fields on each side…
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tacolneston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DDE7CD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete silver finger ring. Broken, the rear of the hoop missing, swelling smoothly from the narrow, oval-sectioned breaks through the shoulders to form the bezel which is undefined and undecorated except for a slightly flattened centre. The lack of diagnostic features makes dating difficult, but the form would be consistent with Roman finger rings, although a post-medieval date is also possible. Width of hoop 22mm. Width of bezel 7mm. Weight 3.7g. Field JH2
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
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Record ID: NMS-DDAFA3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver finger ring of Henig Type II. D-sectioned hoop expanding smoothly from the rear through the shoulders and around an empty oval setting to form the bezel. The bezel is slightly flattened. Part of one side of the bezel and setting is missing. Width of bezel 9mm. Height of hoop 18.5mm. Width of hoop 23mm. Weight 5.9g. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roudham and Larling', grid reference and parish protected.


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