Record Details

NHER Number:36651
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman or medieval finger ring


Metal detecting recovered a finger ring which may be Roman or medieval. The ring had been covered by a white metal - either tin or silver.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 20 98
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

Before March 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman finger ring, tinned or silvered.
See drawings (S1) and (S2) and description in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 15 August 2001.

[1] suspects that the ring may in fact be medieval or late medieval, possibly a posy ring.
See correspondence (S3) in file for further details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 23 January 2009.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2001. Drawing of a Roman or medieval finger ring. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A. 2001. Drawing of a Roman or medieval finger ring. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Correspondence: 2001. Letter from Mark Hassall. 3 September.

Related records - none

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