First Inland Ring. Updated photos, Now on PAS, Roman

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Dave The Slave
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Gave a signal of Bronze and initially thought one of those, equestrian rings we all find, although this was thicker and heavier.
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Pushing the earth out of the middle, very slight sliver of Gold/ Brass colour inside.
Why Gilded on the inside and not outside ? :?:
Arrived home nearly dark, used a wooden cocktail stick to reveal more Gilding, now on the front too.
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Gingerly had a pick on the front encrustation, more Gold colour.
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The dark metal to the right is actually the same colour as the gold, poor indoor lighting.
Will uncover the rest of what is under the crud tomorrow.
One inch outer diameter and 9.2g at the moment. Not too far from last weeks Saucer brooch, although i expect this will be a lot more modern.
Better photos and more to see on this ring tomorrow.
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It's done well to keep that much gilding. :thumbsup:
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Nice find Chris, just be very ginger cleaning the rest of the crud off...it will interesting to see if there are any inscription s on it...
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Lovely find
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Yes, please keep the images coming, Dave :thumbsup:
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Love a good reveal. Begging the detecting gods to give you an inscription inside.

The first ring I found was a copper posey ring - it still had traces of gilding in the inscription. This could easily be the same - going to hope it has anyway :D
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Really struggling to clean this ring.
May have got as far as i can, especially as i have just broken another cocktail stick.
Don`t want to wreck this but starting to think Bronze ring, gilded inside, although the inside is quite crude and shows no signs of inscriptions etc.
Only half of the outside seems to be gilded and the flat sliver added at the front may be gold or just gilding, may leave as is for the FLO to look at, at the end of the season.
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How unusual! I rather like that ring and am very interested if more info comes to light :thumbsup:
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Just had the update from PAS on this.
Had a good feeling all along and it appears to be my first Roman artifact, although i have found their coins, including a scattered elsewhere and a part of Polden hill brooch.
https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... id/1070276
Feeling rather elated, if i wasn`t going to work would even open a beer.
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Quality plating to last that long! :thumbsup: :Party:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 5:12 pm Just had the update from PAS on this.
Had a good feeling all along and it appears to be my first Roman artifact, although i have found their coins, including a scattered elsewhere and a part of Polden hill brooch.
https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... id/1070276
Feeling rather elated, if i wasn`t going to work would even open a beer.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
Dave.
Excellent news! Always pays to follow a gut feeling on these things...
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well found Dave, excellent result too and a well deserved cold beer later on :clapping:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 5:12 pm Just had the update from PAS on this.
Had a good feeling all along and it appears to be my first Roman artifact, although i have found their coins, including a scattered elsewhere and a part of Polden hill brooch.
https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... id/1070276
Feeling rather elated, if i wasn`t going to work would even open a beer.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
Dave.
Brilliant news :Party:
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