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    Gold posy ring from early site

    I just dug my first early gold ring and am one happy relic hunter! My buddy and I just went to a couple of different sites where we detected and sifted. I scored the gold ring early on at a shallow depth of maybe 4 inches. I am trying to use the makers mark to figure out when it was made. I really hope it is from the 1700s . Any help on the maker would be appreciated! The inscription reads : "Remember the giver".
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    Last edited by SC Keith; Mar 08, 2017 at 10:14 PM.

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    Keith,

    Beauty of a ring and appears to have some serious age....as to the makers mark unless it was a well known goldsmith probably quite difficult tracking it down.

    My memory is not as sharp as it used to be but I seem to recall someone or other digging up a silver thimble and it it the same stamp, ie; remember the giver so it might have been a popular gift stamp back in the day.

    Regards + HH

    Bill
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    You SOB! That's AWESOME!! Killer find man. I'm still waiting for my coil to pass over one, but they're rarely found. Congrats!
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    i waited a real loooong time!
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrappy View Post
    You SOB! That's AWESOME!! Killer find man. I'm still waiting for my coil to pass over one, but they're rarely found. Congrats!
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    https://www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/...ham-JT-JZ.html

    Congratulations! Wow, what a great find!!!

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    Great find! I'd bet an Indian head cent that it's from the 1700s
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    Wow! That's a great find Keith. Keep us posted if any info on the maker and age turns up.
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    Cool find. Awesome
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    WOW. That is a really sweet find. Congrats. It sure does look old to me.

    Best of luck in tracking the maker down.
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    Awesome. Looks high K! Unmarked? Probably as old as you hope.

    I'll see if I can get an ID on the mark.
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    Congrats on the great ring and other finds
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    That's awesome! Did it ring up in the foil range? Or was this sifted?
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    Banner find in my book.

    Well done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deft Tones View Post
    Awesome. Looks high K! Unmarked? Probably as old as you hope.

    I'll see if I can get an ID on the mark.
    Yes it only has a makers mark. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by John4John4cam View Post
    That's awesome! Did it ring up in the foil range? Or was this sifted?
    I had my Deus remote in my pocket as I usually dig low trash sites by tone only. Every non- ferrous sound was dug and this ring was a good strong medium pitch.

 

 
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