This is a nice medieval signet ring, dating to the 15th century A.D. The ring is decorated with an initial letter 'I' or 'J', likely the first letter of a name such as 'John' or James. The initial is engraved in 'black letter' script, in use during the 15th and early 16th century. The band is decorated with a rope-work effect, in excellent excavated condition.
OBJECT: Signet Ring
DATE: c. 1420 - 1520 A.D.
RING SIZE: 6 3/4 (US) N 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 21.68mm x 20mm x 2mm (bezel 10mm x 5mm)
WEIGHT: 2.04 grams
PROVENANCE: Found in Nottinghamshire, England.
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