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Also accompanied by documentation from the Portable Antiquities Scheme stating that this ring was found in Hursley, Winchester, Hampshire, UK in August 2012. It is recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference HAMP-62C152; and disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference 2012T805.
This is a very unusual and cryptic posy motto and is not listed in Evans, J., 'English Posies and Posy Rings'. Rings in the form of a belt and buckle were a favourite post medieval design and were used as devotional rings, memorial rings, and as with this ring betrothal- all with the uniting element of the buckle symbolism adding strength and emphasis to whichever meaning the ring was intended.