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LOT 0271

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ANGLO-SAXON DECORATED GOLD RING
5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
3/4 in. (3.47 grams, 21.87 mm overall, 19.18 mm internal diameter (approximate size British S, USA 9, Europe 20, Japan 19)).

A gold band with raised median gusset flanked by two rows of punched pellets.

PROVENANCE:
Found whilst searching with a metal detector by Mr Keith J Lewis and Mr James Arms near Willisham, Suffolk, UK, in March 2019.
Declared under the Treasure Act and disclaimed to the finders.

Accompanied by a copy of the report on the find of potential treasure for H M Coroner.

LITERATURE:
Cf. two gold finger rings with similar carinated profile (but lacking the punched detailing) found with other items at Patching, West Sussex, England in Hinton, D.A., Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins, Oxford, 2006, fig.1.3.

CONDITION