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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Mourning-ring; gold; plain hoop with skull engraved on outside; inscribed; goldsmith's stamp.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1733 (date of inscription)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 0.83 inches
    • Weight: 73 grains
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Content

        L.H. ob 10 Jan 1733 aet 68.
      • Inscription Type

        maker's mark
      • Inscription Script

        black letter
      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Comment

        In elliptical punch ; mark not identifiable in any standard works of reference.
  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1912 1473 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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