Lot 1696: Medieval Signet Ring with Crowned IHR Cipher
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 15th century AD. A silver ring with twisted shank and circular bezel engraved with the linked letters IHR with crown to the top and cut branches to the side and bottom, within a rope twisted border. 12 grams, 27.62mm overall, 21.72mm internal diameter (approximate ring size British Y 1/2, USA 12 1/4, Europe 28.20, Japan 27) (1"). Found Brandon, Suffolk, UK, in 1990; recorded with Norwich city museum via Andrew Rogerson, senior field archaeologist and returned to the finder.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.