Record Details

NHER Number:29345
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval mourning ring and Saxon and medieval coins


Metal detecting here in 1992 recovered a post medieval gold finger ring with black enamelling. Its inscription suggests that it was probably a mourning ring. A Middle Saxon runic coin and medieval coin minted in Venice were also recovered at the same time as the ring.

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Map Sheet:TG14SE

Full description

June 1992. Found with metal detector.
Middle Saxon Runic type silver sceat. Late series R copy. Dating to 720s-30s AD.
Venetian soldino. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
17th century gold finger ring with black enamel decoration. Inscribed inside 'this is to show respect and ?OME'. Probably a mourning ring. Polaroid (S1) taken by NCM. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
J. Davies (NCM) 12 August 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to 19th Century - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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