Mourning-ring; gold; hoop has skull between two pairs of cross-bones on outside, in white enamel on black ground; inscribed; goldsmith's stamp.
- Made in: England
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Diameter: 17.63 millimetres
- Height: 3.73 millimetres
- Weight: 3 grammes
Inscription ContentIn death shees blest Since heauens her rest
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription CommentIn Roman capitals in shield-shaped punch with barred letters ; mark not identifiable in any standard works of reference..
See also ring no, 1460 (AF.1531) for an identical mark.
On display: G46/dc13
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Object reference number: MCN8651
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