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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Finger-ring; silver; engraved; ten projections; heart-shaped bezel depicting sacred monogram surmounted by cross.

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 1.18 inches (hoop)
    • Length: 0.43 inches (bezel)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        sacred monogram
      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Content

  • Curator's comments

    According to the Braybrooke catalogue, 'A silver thumb ring, another specimen of the decades. This has a heart-shaped signet, on which are the letters "IHS" with a cross above H, there is a single line border around the face of the signet. This ring was purchased at Mr Mockler's sale, 1848. -75grs.'


  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1912 801 bibliographic details
    • Braybrooke 1873 no 74 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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