Medieval Gold Ring, Coleshill

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a Medieval gold ring was found 450m south east of Coleshill Hall Farm.

Notes about this historic site

1 The ring was found in March 1990 while metal detecting on farmland to the W of the town of Coleshill close to the River Cole. The ring has an internal diameter of 17mm, a depth of 4mm, & a thickness of 1mm. It weighs 3.37gm. The exterior of the hoop is decorated with the letter “K” repeated 3 times. Between each letter there is a tongue design, each tongue differing in size & shape from the other two. The areas separating the letters & tongues are filled with an irregular criss-cross pattern. Ring prob. dates to c1450.

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