Record Details

NHER Number:34667
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal find

Summary

Metal detecting in 1998 recovered a large medieval copper alloy signet ring.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 08 17
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:LYNG, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1998. Metal detecting.
A large medieval signet ring made of bronze with a D-section hoop and oval bezel was found. The bezel has an engraved M beneath a crown, with two short lines either side, and an engraved oval border surrounds the design. This is a common 14th century design.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
K. Sussams (NCM), 13 May 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1539 AD)

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