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Record ID: LVPL-B69D36
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy one piece La Tène III type brooch of late Iron Age to early Roman date. The object consists of a single strip of copper alloy forming the bow, spring, pin and catchplate. The brooch tapers in width towards the spring which consists of one and a half coils of the object before tapering to form the pin. The pin is complete and is decorated on the outer face wish a series of shallow transverse scratches. The bow is lentoid in plan and is flat. The outer face of the bow is decorated where it expands with two diagonal bands formed of a series of ridges and grooves. Th…
Created on: Friday 30th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 30th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Glentham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-6368D1
Object type: FOB
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age copper alloy fob or dangler, probably of 1st to early 2nd century AD date The hanger is complete (with a length of 20.3mm and weighs 17.9g. The integral shank has a sub-circular loop at the apex (8.6mm x 4.64mm) with a circular perforation (4.1mm diameter). The loop is narrowest at its rear (3.5mm thick) and gradually widens towards the disc head. The shank is of sub-rectangular section (7.4mm x 4.3mm below the head). The sides of the loop show some signs of rubbing-wear. The disc head has open-work decoration and is near-circular (with a diameter of 44.2mm - 44.5mm). At t…
Created on: Monday 26th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 26th January 2015
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Record ID: LVPL-118611
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver denarius of Titvs, (AD 79-13). Obverse: IMP TATVS CAES V[ESPASIAN AVG PM]; laureate head right. Reverse: [TR P IX IMP XV] COS VII PP; Wreath on curule chair. Rome AD 80. c.f RIC 25b.
Created on: Thursday 22nd January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 22nd January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foulk Stapleford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-FDCDF0
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Middle to Late Bronze Age bronze palstave of Transitional Type and uncertain sub-type, possibly Type Shelf or Roundhay dated to Wilburton Metalworking, probably dating to between 1500 - 950BC. The palstave is incomplete missing peripheral areas and has a distorted butt (with a distorted length of 138.3mm and a weight of 323.2g). The butt is narrow and now rounded (with a width of 11mm and a thickness of 3.1mm). There is an oval aperture (5.7mm long and 3.2mm wide) probably the result of a casting flaw, since the flaw continues as a scar along the septum on one face. The butt has …
Created on: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-FDAA11
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Bronze Age bronze Developed Flat Axe of Aylesford type The axe is near-complete but is heavily corroded (with a length of 112.8mm and a weight of 173.1g). The butt is narrow (with a width of 18mm and a thickness of 3mm) and was moderately straight. The sides are straight as far as the midpoint, below which they are concave and expand to the eroded blade tips (with a surviving blade width of 56.0mm). The original blade edge has been lost and is moderately curved. The sides are comparatively flat across their thickness with no surviving evidence for any flanges on either face…
Created on: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
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Record ID: GLO-FD20AF
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy livery badge in the shape of a simple square shield with a rounded base. On the face of the shield is a cross floury with a beast (possibly a stag) statant whose head looks back over its hindquarters in the top left corner. In the centre top of the reverse is a downwards facing hooked pin.
Created on: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-FA4AB5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age coin debased silver stater; South-Western uninscribed ('Durotriges'); late 1st century BC Cf. BMCA 2525 ff 4.13g, diam. 17.6mm - 18.9mm, th. - 3.1mm; some corrosion
Created on: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-E73F68
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Middle Bronze Age bronze palstave; a Group I palstave of Primary Shield Pattern type and of Acton Park Metalworking The palstave is near-complete (with a length of 161mm and a weight of 575.5g). The butt (29.2mm wide and 3.2mm thick) is damaged, possibly from the casting but appears to have ben straight. The sides are straight and broadly parallel as far as the stop (31.6mm wide at the stop). Below the stop (10mm), the sides are prominently nicked (32.8mm wide), below which the sides are concave and divergent to a slightly recurved blade edge (71.5mm wide). The flanges begin at t…
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-E6F3B0
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age cast copper alloy decorative composite sword fitting, probably a scabbard chape or possibly a pommel and of 1st century AD date The mount is of symmetrical anthropomorphic form and is near-complete, containing the fragmentary remains of the end of the iron sword (with a length 39.8mm, a maximum thickness along the finials of 11.1mm and a weight of 38.5g). It seems probable that the mount is a scabbard chape (see discussion below) decorated with two opposing human heads of similar style but when attached to a scabbard would be seen with the heads inverted but is here…
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-94294E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rearhook brooch, spring, pin, rearhook, greater parts of both wings and much of the catchplate missing. The plano-convex sectioned bow is decorated with a pair of median grooves. Length 39.3mm. c.43 - c.65 AD. Field JH2
Created on: Friday 16th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-935B8E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval tin-coated copper alloy double-looped asymmetrical buckle, one loop D-shaped, the other trapezoidal, with a lobe at both corners of the convex edge and at both ends of the bar. The straight edge is divided into five lobes. There is rust from a missing pin in the centre of the bar. Cf. Whitehead 2003, nos. 574 and 577 (on whose straight edge there are six lobes). Length and width 24 and 18mm. c.1575 - c.1700. Field JH2
Created on: Friday 16th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-933E19
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval flat, openwork, gilt copper alloy mount with the stumps of a pair of round-sectioned attachment spikes on the reverse, sub-square with a cross fleury in low relief. Two of the four apertures, within the arms of the cross, are unfettled and blocked. One small patch of gilding remains. Similar to Read 2001, no. 275. 16.5 x 16.5mm. Thickness (without spikes) 2mm. 17th century. Field MB11
Created on: Friday 16th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-9317D3
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete medieval copper alloy mount, the bifurcated lower end with an iron spindle, for the suspension of a pendant. The upper part which would have been attached to the strap is missing (an ancient and abraded break). Width 7mm. Extant height 16mm. 13th - 14th century. Field MB11
Created on: Friday 16th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-92F422
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Abraded fragment of a post-medieval copper alloy buckle frame, an acorn knop, hollowed on the reverse, with stumps of the sides and of the central bar. The frame was double-looped and the loops oval, cf. Whitehead 2003, no. 406, though no cross-hatched engraving has survived. Extant length and width 17.2 x 16.7mm. c.1500 - c.1650. Field KG1
Created on: Friday 16th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th January 2015
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Record ID: NMS-92D3A1
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy annular buckle frame with a central bar. Rust, almost certainly from an iron pin, covers both part of the bar. Cf. Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 214. Diameter 15.4mm. 14th century. Field KG1
Created on: Friday 16th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 16th January 2015
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Record ID: LVPL-69126A
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy pendant probably dating from the Bronze Age to the Roman period, (2500 BC-AD 410). The object is crescent shaped in plan from the centre of which projects a rectangular tab which expands to form a perforated oval attachment loop. One end of the crescent is rounded, possibly due to a break during antiquity. The object is flat. The outer face is decorated with a series of punched dots around the edge, and a central line of nine punched dots below the perforation with five to six punched dots running diagonally off the central line. The perforation measures 10.24mm in…
Created on: Wednesday 14th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 30th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Checkley cum Wrinehill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-52542B
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy, two part enamelled and gilded harness pendant of Medieval date, c. AD1250-1400. The outer frame is an elaborate cinquefoil in shape with an open centre within which a sexfoil pendant sits. Between each of the cinquefoil projections a raised collared projection sits. The sexfoil pendant has a hexagonal central body with six trefoil shaped lobes projecting from the sides. One of these projections extends to form a suspension loop which is turned through 90° to the plane of the pendant. The suspension loop is attached to the outer frame with an axis bar. T…
Created on: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 14th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Headon cum Upton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-3E51D8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval Merovingian gold tremissis of Dondrijp type (Pol Series 4 Class 2; MEC 519-20 (die duplicate); Prou 1240), probably minted in Austrasia or Frisia (modern Low Countries) and dating c.620-40. The diameter is 13mm and the weight 1.27g. Refs: Pol 2008; Grierson and Blackburn 1986 (MEC).
Created on: Monday 12th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'BURTON-IN-KENDAL', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-A8450A
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy enamelled heraldic horse harness pendant of Medieval date, circa 1250 AD - 1350 AD. The pendant is a "heater" shield shaped type (flat top with sides sloping steeply to a point). On the flat edge is an integral suspension loop set at a right angle to the pendant, angled forwards and has a circular perforation through it. The front face of the pendant shows moulded heraldic decoration. The shield is split into four quarters with a transverse diagonal groove running along the mounts length. The blazon reads: Quarterly: 1 and 4 (metal); 2 and 3 gules fretty …
Created on: Monday 5th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 13th January 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-87A30F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
John class 5b1 cut short cross halfpenny of mint uncertain Moneyer Ricard. Spink 1351; North 970
Created on: Saturday 3rd January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Taynton', grid reference and parish protected.


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