English 17th Century - Inscribed Gold Memorial Ring
Antiquities - Medieval
GBP (£) 400 - 500
EUR (€) 480 - 600
USD ($) 510 - 640
Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,725
Circa 17th century AD. An inscribed memorial ring, its band engraved with a human skull on the outside and internally engraved in script lettering 'Remember to Dye'; with maker's mark 'GB' in rectangle. 20mm diameter external, 18.22 internal. Very fine.
Found in the Thames, London, 2007 (PAS reference LON-DC6707 and Treasure Act reference 2007 T380 - disclaimed as not possible to date prior to 1708 under the Treasure requirements. Offered with PAS entry printout and contained in BM issue plastic box, with foam insert and labels.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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