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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Mourning ring; gold; oval bezel with figure of Hope leaning on an anchor, painted in outline on white enamel and reinforced with hair-work; inscription on white enamel. No maker's mark.

  • Date

    • 1781 (date of inscription)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 0.82 inches
    • Length: 0.54 inches (bezel)
    • Weight: 67 grains
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

        hoop exterior
      • Inscription Content

        JOHN BADCOCK DD23.JULY 1781 AG.34.
      • Inscription Type

        maker's mark
      • Inscription Content

  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1912 1593 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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