Record Details

NHER Number:34176
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman metal find


A Roman gold marriage ring is reported to have been found in the parish in the mid 1990s.

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1995 or 1996. Stray Find.
Said to have been found in Mileham:
1 Roman early 3rd century clasped hands gold marriage ring.
Sold at Christies but acquired by British Museum (1999,0703.1) after export prevented.
See correspondence (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 February 1999. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 June 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Correspondence: Johns, C., Dr.. 1999. Letter to D. Gurney, NLA.. 18 January.
<S2>Correspondence: Gurney, D. NLA.. 1999. Letter to Dr. C. Johns, PRBA, British Museum.. 26 January.

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