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Bid History: 3   |   Current bid: £960 (+bp*)

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Bid History: 3   |   Current bid: £960
'THE GREAT WOLDS VALLEY' MEDIEVAL GOLD RING WITH ROSE-COLOURED GARNET
13TH CENTURY A.D.

A slender gold ring composed of a D-section hoop and box bezel flanked by narrow collars decorated with incised lines, bezel set with a polished garnet cabochon. 7/8 in. (1.59 grams, 22.01 mm overall, 17.40 mm internal diameter ( approximate size British N 1/2, USA 6 3/4, Europe 14.35, Japan 13)).

PROVENANCE:
Found whist searching with a metal detector near Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK, by Mr K.J. Umpleby on Thursday 6th January 2011.
Accompanied by a copy of the British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) report number YORYM-59EC70.
Accompanied by a copy of a letter from the British Museum disclaiming the Crown's interest in the find with treasure reference number 2011 T34.
Accompanied by an offprint concerning Robert or Durand de Butterwyk who resided in the manor where the ring was found.

PUBLISHED:
Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) report number YORYM-59EC70.

LITERATURE:
See Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) report numbers LEIC-88E3F1 and YORYM-59F421, for similar examples.

CONDITION