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- staters quo
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The outer edges are fairly well nibbled away as you can see. I'm most curious about the material. Initially I thought it was copper alloy of some sort, but it definitely has a deep grey look to it. It doesn't look or feel like silver though - and would the nibbled edges indicate a material that's more brittle than silver, like pewter?
Any clues as to age or any other insight most appreciated. Found at a depth of six inches on an area where the top ten inches had been removed by machine. Using a Deus running Ultimate at 25k. Numbers were all over the place, from 28 to 78, and the sound had all the character of a rusty nail, which is what I thought it was going to be.
Scale is in mm.
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Such a quality item may have been from a lucky bag or Christmas cracker or might not even be a wearing ring at all. I don't think that it is older than Victorian and it might actually be quite recent.
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