Mourning-ring; gold; hoop wreathed on outside; legend followed by goldsmith's stamp.
- 1657 - 1664 (presumed active dates [of freedom and last mention] - Jordan.)
- 1695 (presumed active from this date [of freedom] - Jones.)
- Made in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Diameter: 0.63 inches
- Weight: 27 grains
Inscription ContentHope helpeth greife
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription CommentIn Roman capitals in rectangular punch with barred letters.
Possibly that of James Jordan, ringmaker or John Jones jeweller, both of London ; see curator's comments for further detals.
See also ring no, 1484 (AF.1555) for an identical mark.
Possibly the mark of James Jordan, ringmaker, free of the London Goldsmiths' Company 1657 last mentioned 1664, death unrecorded.
or possibly John Jones, jeweller, free of the London Goldsmiths' Company 1695, death unrecorded.
Maker's mark information from Dr. David Mitchell - November 2011. See the Goldsmiths' Company database ref ID 4522 (Jordan) or ID 9083 (Jones) for further details.(available from the Goldsmiths' Company).
Not on display
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Object reference number: MCN8910
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