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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Mourning-ring; gold; hoop has skull between two pairs of cross-bones on outside, in white enamel on black ground; inscribed; goldsmith's stamp.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 17thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 17.63 millimetres
    • Height: 3.73 millimetres
    • Weight: 3 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

        In death shees blest Since heauens her rest
      • Inscription Type

        maker's mark
      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Comment

        In Roman capitals in shield-shaped punch with barred letters ; mark not identifiable in any standard works of reference..
  • Curator's comments

    See also ring no, 1460 (AF.1531) for an identical mark.

  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1912 1484 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G46/dc13

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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