Find Spot record MDR15100 - Medieval gold ring, east of Pear Tree Farm, Chevin Road, Belper

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A medieval gold finger ring was recovered by a metal detectorist in 1998. It was reported to the coroner as potential treasure in 1999. The ring had an oval bezel incised with a monogram, probably 'AV', within a stabbed border and outer beaded border. The weight was approximately 10g and had a maximum diameter of 25mm. The bezel was 10 x 13 mm. The enclosed site location plan and report locates the findspot in the field to the east of Pear Tree Farm, at c. SK 3426 4686. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Correspondence: Langley, R (Derby Museum and Art Gallery). 1999. Letter regarding medieval gold ring found at Belper, with attached photographs and report, received by SMR Officer 12/04/1999. Letter.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 3426 4686 (point)
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Nov 9 2017 12:03PM

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