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18th Century - Gold Inscribed Mourning Ring - Skull

Antiquities - Post Medieval


LOT 895

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 500
EUR (€) 450 - 560
USD ($) 560 - 700
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,610

18TH CENTURY - GOLD INSCRIBED MOURNING RING - SKULL

18th century AD. A gold D-section finger ring with a skull on the outer face and the legend inscribed around the interior in a florid copperplate H.H. obt. 3 Jan. 1704; NC makers mark within an incuse rectangle. 4.37 grams, 22.56 mm, internal 20.27 mm (UK size V; USA size 10.5; EU size 23.77; Japan size 22.5).

Condition
Good very fine condition, large wearable man's size.

Literature
Cf. C.C. Oman, Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings, London, 1930 p.38.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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