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Posy Ring, 16th Century

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Posy yours to command 1

A sixteenth century posy ring, yellow gold, the interior engraved in upper case Latin script,

‘YOURS TO COMMANVD’

the exterior decorated with engraved oval reserves. English, circa 1596.

 

Gauge: 3.1 mm
Internal diameter: 15.5 mm

This inscription is recorded once in English Posies and Posy Rings, by Dame Joan Evans, (London, 1931), page 112.