Hoard of coins & jewellery by English

Hoard of ten silver groats and five gold rings.

Details

Art Fund grant:
£35 ( Total: £150)
Acquired in:
1940
Vendor:
Treasury

Coins from the reigns of Edward III, Richard II, Henry V and Henry VI. The latest date of mint 1457. Rings of the same period, one each with a turqoise, toadstone, green glass, inscription 'Tout pour vous', and a reliquary for a fragment of the True Cross with cabochon amethysts and the inscription: Memanto mei domine.

Provenance

Found in Thame, Oxfordshire on May 31, 1940.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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