17th century posy ring

Photo: Bristol City Council CC By SA2.0
Object type: Ring
Period: Post Medieval
Primary material: Gold
Date found: 30/06/2023
Location: Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire


This gold ring has been dated by the style of lettering to the 17th to mid 18th century and therefore is being considered as Treasure. A fairly ordinary ring but I selected it for its rather curious inscription, which doesn’t seem to mean much; the inside reads “my affection is my affection“.