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Record ID: YORYM-863289
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Description: A complete gilded silver zoomorphic knob, probably from a radiate-headed brooch, of Early-Medieval date. The knob is D-shaped in cross-section with a hollow concave reverse. It tapers slightly from the wider attachment end, which is solid and D-shaped with a circular perforation by which the object would have been attached to the headplate of the brooch. The knob is cast in Style I relief decoration to resemble an animal head. The decoration includes a raised border around the attachment end and a Y-shaped central rib forming nose and brows. A further ridge runs below the …
Created on: Thursday 4th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-6FB2B1
Object type: PILGRIM BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete lead probable badge of medieval date. The badge is circular in plan with a worn projection extending form one edge which may represent the remains of an attachment loop. Both faces are worn though appear to be decorated with religious scenes. One side depicts the crucifixion with Jesus on the cross flanked by two smaller figures. The opposite side depicts a seated figure, possibly the virgin Mary. The metal is a mid yellow-grey colour and is worn. The badge is 24.8mm in diameter, 4.8mm thick and weighs 7.9g. A similar example has been recorded on the PAS database as NCL…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-6F6327
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy crotal bell of post-medieval date. Both hemispheres of the integrally cast bell remain in tact separated by a median band which was intended to imitate the earlier two-piece crotal bells. A rectangular suspension loop with central perforation projects from the top of the bell and is flanked by two sounding holes. The lower hemisphere bears an elongated ovate sound slot and the loose iron pea remains in-situ and functional. The metal has a mid green patina and is worn. The bell is 36.2mm long, 27.6mm in diameter, and weighs 22.3g.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-6F52DE
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy harness mount of medieval date. The mount is formed from a flat square plate with four worn circular rivet holes, one in each corner, though only one rivet survives in situ. The front surface is decorated with a raised moulded design featuring a recessed circular cell containing an equal armed cross with recessed centre. Each arm of the cross has three extensions with globular terminals projecting out into the surrounding cell. The cross retains traces of red enamel and the recessed area around the cross has areas of blue enamel remaining. The metal has a dark …
Created on: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-6ECD57
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy ring buckle of Roman date. The buckle has a circular frame with circular cross section and an integral sub-rectangular terminal projecting to one side. The frame is decorated with closely spaced incised grooves in the form of spiralling rings which are split into five sections by four plain evenly spaced circumferential bands. The grooves do not continue onto the reverse of the frame. The point at which the terminal extends from the frame is marked by two projecting sub-square knops. The pin no longer remains. The metal has a dark brown patina and is worn. the …
Created on: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-08F090
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy strap slide of Roman date. The object is pointed ovate in plan with a central raised circular boss within a circumferential recess and a slightly raised spine extending into the pointed ends. The reverse of the strap slide is concave and undecorated with an integral rectangular attachment loop. The metal has a mid brown patina and is worn. The strap slide is 31.1mm long, 15.6mm wide, 8.3mm thick (17.3mm with loop) and weighs 9.3g. A similar, though incomplete, example has been recorded on the PAS database as YORYM-6634B6.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-08A418
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete copper alloy dragonesque brooch of Roman date. The brooch is curvilinear in form resulting in a roughly S-shaped piece which is decorated on the upper surface. The decoration consists of four central recessed panels in grid form, two of which retain blue enamel. Two parallel curved triangular cells are present to either side of the grid; one of each also contains blue enamel. Those panels which contain enamel alternate between the upper and lower rows. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The metal has a mid green patina and is worn. The brooch is 25mm long, 11.4mm wide,…
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-083B77
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to the period AD 364 - 378 (Reece Period 19). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-0818E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 - 335 (Reece Period 17). VRBS ROMA type, reverse depicting Wolf and twins. Mint of Lyon.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-07F541
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A copper alloy radiate of an uncertain ruler dating to the period AD 260 - 275 (Reece Period 13). Uncertain reverse type depicting standing figure left. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-079972
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver shilling of William III dating to the period AD 1694 - 1699. Crowned cruciformed shield reverse. Mint of London.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-0730D1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver denarius of Trajan dating to the period AD 98 - 117 (Reece period 5). Uncertain reverse type. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-0583FC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver denarius of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius, dating to the period AD 161 - 175 (Reece Period 8). IVNONI REGINAE reverse type depicting Juno standing left holding patera and sceptre with peacock at feet. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p.270, no. 694.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-043FE7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A probable lead token of medieval to post-medieval date, circa AD 1200 - 1800. The token is sub-circular with worn raised designs on both surfaces which are indistinguishable. The metal is a dark grey colour and is worn. The token is 23mm in diameter, 3.5mm thick and weighs 7.7g. Tokens with simple designs are very easy to make and continued in use for a long period. They have a huge range of designs which were not necessarily related to function and could have been used for various purposes such as counting, gaming, farm or tavern tokens or possibly even as weights.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-03DD3F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy halfpenny trade token of post-medieval date. The token is extremely worn with most of the detail no longer discernable. All that can be read on one side of the token is the name "SAMVEL" and the letters "AW" on the reverse. Trade tokens were issued between 1648 and 1673 at a time when there was little low denomination coinage being issued by the crown. As a result traders and business proprietors began issuing tokens as an alternate coinage with equivalent denominations of a farthing, half penny or penny. Such trade tokens rarely travel far from their place of …
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-EFEDBC
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy dress hook of post-medieval date. The dress hook is of Reads Class E, Type 3 being circular in plan. The main plate consists of a moulded relief and open work design featuring a spray of three small flowers radiating from the top of the plate. A rectangular attachment loop projects from one edge of the main plate and a D-sectioned hook extends from the opposite edge curving to terminate in a worn point. The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The hooked tag is 26.3mm long, 15.4mm wide, 1.8mm thick and weighs 1.8g. A similar example is illustrate…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-EFA801
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy dress hook of post-medieval date. The dress hook is of Reads Class A, Type 1 being formed of a single strip of metal. The strip is folded in half and flattened at the bend while the arms terminate in attachment spirals. A sporadic white metal coating, probably tin, is present over the surface of the object. The dress hook is 10.6mm long, 7.4mm wide, 5.6mm thick and weighs 1.7g. A similar example is illustrated in Read, p.155, no.583 and is dated to the early post-medieval period.
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DD9289
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Five body sherds from a single vessel. The largest sherd is from the shoulder of the vessel; the section of which survives steeply towards the neck. The shoulder is not pronounced and tapers shallowly from this point towards the base. It is probable that the vessel was a tall, wheel-thrown jar or jug. The fabric is a coarse, gritty material, pale grey at the core with prominent borders. The exterior surface is pale yellow-buff whilst the interior is a very pale pinkish-orange. The temper is characterised by frequent, ill-sorted, moderate to large, sub-angular sandstone grit inclusions …
Created on: Wednesday 27th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 27th August 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DC0DA9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver shilling of Charles I dating to the period AD 1636 - 1638. Group D. Garnished round shield reverse. Tun initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.159, no.2225.
Created on: Wednesday 27th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DBECE9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver halfgroat of Charles I under Parliament dating to the period AD 1646 - 1649. Group D. Garnished oval shield reverse. Sceptre initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.162, no.2258.
Created on: Wednesday 27th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
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