Record Details

NHER Number:29681
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval finger ring

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1992 recovered a medieval bronze finger-ring. In the centre is a black letter inscription and there are two stars in circles opposite each other on the hoop. Metal detecting in 2010 recovered 10 Roman and 1 post-medieval coin and a Romano-British nail cleaner.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 17 91
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992. Metal detector find.
Medieval bronze finger-ring, plain band, a grooved contour line on each side; in centre a black letter inscription (?) two stars in circles opposite each other on hoop.
W. Milligan (NCM) 27 January 1993.

March / April 2010. Metal detecting (area extended).
10 Roman and 1 post-medieval coin, Romano-British nail cleaner.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 14 May 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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