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Record ID: YORYM-F474B3
Object type: APOTHECARY WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete copper alloy apothecary's weight of post-medieval date. The weight is square in plan and rectangular in section and is engraved on both sides with the traditional symbol for the apothecary's unit of measure 1 drachms. The symbol can be described in its basic form as 3i. The metal has a dark reddish-brown patina and is worn. The weight is 13.4mm long, 12.3mm wide, 3.1mm thick and weighs 3.5g. Biggs (1994, p.9) discuses such weights stating that apothecaries broke away from the Grocers Company in 1617 and were granted a Royal Charter. They subsequently used a weight system w…
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-F43AAD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver penny of Edward I dating to the period AD 1282 - 1289. Long cross reverse. Mint of London. Class 4. North Vol 2, p.29, no.1023-1026.
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-F3F208
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A silver groat of Philip and Mary dating to the period AD 1554 - 1558. Cross fourchee over royal shield reverse. Lis initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.129, no.1973.
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-F2A705
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete lead token of medieval to post-medieval date, circa AD 1200 - 1800. The token is bi-faced and is sub-circular in plan and rectangular in section. One surface is decorated with an anchor design which is of Powell's Type 5 while the other bears the initials PB or possibly BB. The metal is a dark yellowish-grey colour and is worn. The token is 22.3mm in diameter, 2.3mm thick and weighs 5.8g. 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 be…
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-F27439
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver 6 groszy coin of Augustus III (king of Poland in 1734-1763, elector of Saxony in 1733-1763). Coats of arms of Danzig reverse. Mint of Danzig. The coin is dated 1763.
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-F20FDE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver halfpenny of Henry V dating to the period AD 1413 - 1422. Long cross reverse. Mint of London. Withers Type 11.
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-F1B7CC
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete copper alloy buckle of medieval date. The buckle is a single looped D-shape with a narrowed and offset strap bar. The outer edge of the loop has an integral D-sectioned rectangular expansion which appears undecorated. The pin no longer remains. The metal has a mid green patina and is worn. The buckle is 20.2mm long, 15.6mm wide, 2.3mm thick and weighs 1.9g.
Created on: Friday 21st November 2014
Last updated: Friday 21st November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-E150A7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete copper alloy buckle plate of medieval date. The plate is sub-rectangular in plan with a thin section. One end splits into two sections which would have looped around the buckle frame strap bar though are broken and worn. The plate appears undecorated and the remains of a single rivet are present at the attachment end. The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The plate is 28.9mm long, 14.9mm wide, 1.5mm thick and weighs 1.5g.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-E1362A
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete copper alloy thimble of medieval date. The thimble has a circular base from which the sides taper inwards and curve towards the top where they form the crown, creating a dome. The thimble is decorated with irregular pits in continuing spiralling rings from the crown towards the base where they terminate. A break is present at the apex of the dome and continues along one side. The metal has a mid green patina and is worn. The thimble is 14.9mm in height, 17.9mm in diameter, 1.3mm thick and weighs 4.1g.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-E0C5BB
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lead trade weight of medieval to post-medieval date. The weight is heat-shaped and is flat and undecorated on both surfaces. The metal is a mid grey-brown colour and is worn. The weight is 63.9mm long, 55.1mm wide, 9.6mm thick and weighs 216g. Biggs and Withers (2000, p.36) group heart-shaped weighs along with the standard and non-standard shield-shaped lead weights which they suggest are likely to have occurred in the period following the conversion of the averdepois pound from a sub-division into 15 ounces to a binary scale of 16 ounces. While it is likely that these wei…
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-E0B1DB
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lead trade weight of medieval to post-medieval date. The weight is shield shaped and is decorated on the upper surface with a now worn and indistinct design. The reverse is flat and undecorated though a deep rectangular recess is present close to one top corner. The metal is a mid grey colour and is worn. The weight is 35.1mm long, 27.6mm wide, 12.8mm thick and weighs 53.1g. Biggs & Withers (1992, p.42) state that the dating of such examples is somewhat uncertain though they suggest they are likely to have occurred in the period following the conversion of the averdepo…
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-E0913A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lead probably weight of post-medieval date. The weight is circular in plan with a flat reverse and moulded decoration on the front. The decoration consists of a raised pellet within a ring border, from the outer edge of which pellets or rays extend. The metal is a mid greyish-brown colour and is worn. The weight is 30.5mm in diameter, 7.8mm thick and weighs 37.1g. Weights 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 purp…
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-E05484
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver sixpence of Charles II dating to the period AD 1660 - 1685. Squared shield reverse. Uncertain initial mark. Mint of London. The coin is extremely worn and has been heavily clipped removing the legends from the coin and prohibiting further identification.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DFFB30
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver penny of Charles I dating to the period AD 1625 - 1649. Oval garnished reverse. Uncertain initial mark. Mint uncertain. North Vol 2, p.162, no.2264 or 2266.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DFC9AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver penny of an uncertain medieval ruler dating to the period AD 1351 - 1485. Long cross reverse. Mint of York. The coin is extremely worn and is clipped rendering the detail illegible and prohibiting further identification.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DFB663
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver groat of Edward III dating to the period AD 1351 - 1361. Fourth Coinage Long cross reverse. Mint of London. The coin is extremelt worn and has been clipped whcih makes further identification difficult.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DE7A95
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lead trade weight of medieval to post-medieval date. The weight is heat-shaped and is decorated on the upper surface with a recessed shield. The shield is too worn to determine any design within and the reverse is flat and undecorated. The metal is a mid grey colour and is worn. The weight is 68.4mm long, 59.7mm wide, 19.2mm thick and weighs 462g. Biggs and Withers (2000, p.36) group heart-shaped weighs along with the standard and non-standard shield-shaped lead weights which they suggest are likely to have occurred in the period following the conversion of the averdepois …
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DE1497
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to the period circa AD 1217 - 1242. Short cross reverse. Moneyer Robert. Mint of Canterbury. Class 7. North Vol 1, p.223, no.978-980.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DDEAA8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver shilling of James I dating to the period AD 1603 - 1625. Uncertain coinage. Square shield reverse. Uncertain initial mark. Mint uncertain. The coin has been heavily clipped removing both legends.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-DDCAF9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver threepence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1573. Second issue. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Ermine or acorn initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.135, no.1998.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th November 2014
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