Posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', circa 17th-18th century.
Posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', circa 17th-18th century.
Posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', circa 17th-18th century.
Posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', circa 17th-18th century.
Posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', circa 17th-18th century.

Posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', circa 17th-18th century.

c. 1600 to c. 1700 England

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Post Medieval gold posy ring 'As god decreed soe wee agreed'. A smooth conforming D-shape band, engraved to the interior in italic script 'As god decreed soe wee agreed', approximately 4mm in width. Tested yellow gold, maker's mark 'WC', approximately 5.0g in weight, English, circa 17th-18th century.

Accompanied by documentation from the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme stating that this ring was found whilst metal detecting at Maisemorem, Gloucestershire, UK in November 2015. It is recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference GLO-171AFA; and disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference 2015T952.

The maker's mark 'WC' cannot be found in 'London Goldsmiths 1697-1837 Their Marks and Lives.' Grimwade, A.G., 1976.

This posy motto was a stock favourite and is found in many variations, the phase has been catalogued in 'English Posies and Posy Rings' Evans, J., 1931, p.20-21.
Accompanied by documentation from the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme stating that this ring was found whilst metal detecting at Maisemorem, Gloucestershire, UK in November 2015. It is recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference GLO-171AFA; and disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference 2015T952.
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