A gold ring, bearing a Medusa head with a Lombardic inscription running round it 'X S : SECRETI : ADE : NOVIFORI +'.

The owner, Adam of Newmarket, lived in the reign of Henry III (1216-1272).

Provenance

Found Shepreth, Cambs, in 1940


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