Amuletic ring made from a penny

Made:
1901-1913 in Scarborough
Amuletic ring made from a penny (rings) Amuletic ring made from a penny (rings) Ring made from penny by old sailor

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Ring made from penny by old sailor
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Ring made from penny by old sailor, amulet protecting against rheumatism, Lovett collection, from Scarborough, English, 1901-1913

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A132563
Materials:
copper (alloy)
Measurements:
overall: 8 mm 24 mm, .006 kg
type:
rings
credit:
Lovett, E.R.