Coins and rings from the Bowerchalke Hoard by Unknown Artist

The hoard was discovered over a period of four years and includes 44 coins and 2 rings.

Details

Medium:
Silver & gold
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The most significant objects are the two gold rings, the first is a betrothal or marriage ring from Western England, the second has an unusual type of triple ring setting.

Provenance

Discovered by two metal detectorists from a field near Bowerchalke, South Wiltshire. Declared treasure in 2001.

Venue details

The Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, SALISBURY Wiltshire SP1 2EN 01722 332151 www.salisburymuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £8)

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