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Record ID: WMID-28BE76
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete copper alloy probable great square headed brooch fragment, of Early Medieval dating (c. AD 450 to c. AD 600). Less than 25% of the brooch is present, consisting only of part of the bow and a small amount of the head plate. The rest of the brooch is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The brooch fragment is sub triangular in plan, and curved in section. All edges are incomplete. The decoration on the front can be separated in two parts: the bow and the square plate. The bow is decorated with a central rectangular ridge, which has been decorated with two parallel gr…
Created on: Monday 7th April 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th April 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-D35B84
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Early Medieval Irish mount, cast copper alloy. The mount is T-shaped formed of a rectangular bar with a pelta-shaped projection on one side. The rectangular panel contains interlace decoration with a cross in the centre. Some traces of gilding remain. On the back of the mount are the remains of two attachments. The shape and general decoration of this object may be compared to mounts from the 'near Navan' hoard (Youngs 1989, 117, Catalogue Number 113) and from Stoma, Norway (ibid. 118, Catalogue Number 114 a-e) for which an eighth-ninth century date was suggested. This object is likel…
Created on: Thursday 3rd April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 3rd April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Doddington', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-AB6320
Object type: HORSE TRAPPING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Incomplete ring headed Iron Age Lynch Pin (terret ring) 100BC - 100AD. The fitting is a terret ring which is circular in plan and section. A bulbous collar is present projecting from one edge of the fitting with a worn base. The centralsection is iron which is now corroded and it terminates in a copper alloy lip-type. The length is 137mm, width is 24mm thickness 14mm, the width of the loop is 37mm, the hole is 20mm, and the weight 163.85g. Similar on the database to YORYM-72DC52 and BERK-6F69D7.
Created on: Tuesday 1st April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 1st April 2014
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Record ID: GLO-986104
Object type: BELL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A copper-alloy 'Norse' clapper-bell that was originally conical in form, but is now slightly distorted and squished on one side. At the apex of the bell is an integral flat pentagonal shaped suspension loop. A line of alternating triangular holes have been cut in to the side of the bell forming a band that runs around its circumference. Traces of iron corrosion in the upper regions if the bells interior indicate where the missing clapper would have originally hung. See SF-A755C5, SF-0A9956, SF-2C7AE4, NARC-D9C172, YOYRM-FD6653 and SUR-B48E74 for similar examples
Created on: Monday 31st March 2014
Last updated: Monday 31st March 2014
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Record ID: WAW-F29A34
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete cast copper alloy button and loop fastener dating from the late Iron Age to early Roman periods, circa AD1-AD100. In plan, the button has a tear-drop form with the incomplete loop extending underneath. The loop terminates in an old break. The face of the button has a circular domed knop at the centre. The reverse of the button is flat and undecorated. The loop extends from the base of the button and turns downwards almost at a right angle. All surfaces of the button and loop fasterner are worn, although there is an area of heavy abrasion to one side of the button. The we…
Created on: Sunday 23rd March 2014
Last updated: Monday 31st March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-9B1B42
Object type: LINCH PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Late Iron Age copper alloy linch-pin of Vase-headed type and probably of 1st century AD date The linch-pin is fragmentary, represented by the copper alloy head, missing the iron shank and mouth (with a surviving length 21.3mm of and a weight of 27.2g). The terminal is sub-circular (with a diameter of 25.6mm - 27.7mm) and the face is gently convex. There is a rim border (2.4mm wide and 1.5mm deep) around the face enclosing a central raised triskele. The terminals of each of the triskele arms are expanded and the outside part of the arms abuts the border. There is an incised border, now…
Created on: Wednesday 19th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-9A4808
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Silver sceatta, 'porcupine' type, Series E, VICO variety, sub-type 1 or 1b. Obverse: stylised bird, with the appearance of a porcupine, comprising a series of curved lines with pellets ends above a thick curved line; below, four pellet-ended lines, the first two joined by a single stroke to give the appearance: NII Reverse: a square panel created from pellets and solid lines; within this, the characters V I C O [the I marginally off-flan] and three added pellets. Outside the square, part of an 'inscription' of uncertain characters. Weight: 1.14g. Ref: Closely paralleled by D.M. Metcal…
Created on: Wednesday 19th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-9A0D95
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Edward the Confessor (1042-66) penny PACX type BMC iv (c. 1042-4); uncertain mint and moneyer and possibly imitative. Same dies as BNJ 78 (2008) p 284, 272; NMWPA 2006.201 1.04g
Created on: Wednesday 19th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th March 2014
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Record ID: BUC-82D836
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete post medieval copper alloy purse frame and loop handle, in very good condition. The purse comprises a circular flat frame and a rotating oval loop handle. The suspension loop, before it passes through the hole in the frame, has decorative transverse mouldings and ends in a hexagonal rove. The frame narrows at the point where the loop pivot passes through it. On each side of the handle the frame commences wider and has a pair of opposing angular extensions each perforated with a circular hole. The upper surface of the frame has cast decoration with symmetrical curling foliat…
Created on: Tuesday 18th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Quainton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: WMID-0503C1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete copper alloy probable jug handle, of Roman dating (AD 43 to AD 300). The back face is slightly concave and curvilinear to accommodate the body of the copper-alloy vessel, to which it would have originally been soldered. The front face of the terminal is rounded and moulded to depict a forwards facing head. The face is sub square in shape with almond shaped eyes, which have been silver plated with circular depressions for the pupils. The nose is projecting and flattened and the mouth is small and represented by moulded lips with a straight horizontal groove between the…
Created on: Wednesday 12th March 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-859913
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy headstud brooch dating to the Roman period. The head is comprised of short tubular wings from the centre of which the bow projects and tapers downwards towards the foot. At the top of the head is a forward facing hook, measuring 12.25mm in length and 5.35mm in width. At the front of each wing is a circular decorative stud measuring 5mmin diameter. On the side facing the bow the studs have three small nicks, each of which are in-filled with red enamel. At the rear of the wings the rear of stud is visible and measures 2.22mm in diameter. The copper alloy of the studs…
Created on: Thursday 6th March 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tickhill', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-853F91
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An complete late Neolithic (2500-2100) 'British Oblique' flint arrowhead, with the 'tail' extended to form a long tang. The flint is light brownish grey in colour with white to one side of the dorsal (upper) face. The dorsal face has been extensively worked. The ventral (lower) face is smooth with visible ripples. Retouching is visible along all the edges. The tip of the arrowhead is complete. The top of the 'tail' or tang measures 16.60 x 7.28mm.
Created on: Thursday 6th March 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tiverton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-5DA3C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An Roman copper alloy as of Augustus dating to 15BC (Reece period 1). Obverse: [CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST]; Reverse: L SVRDINVS IIIVIR AAAFF around SC. It is RIC 1(2) (Augustus), 386 of 15 BC. Surdinus was one of the three mint officials for this year.The diameter is 27mm and the weight is 9.46g.
Created on: Tuesday 4th March 2014
Last updated: Monday 24th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'RAVENGLASS', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-CC8077
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Siliqua of Julian II (AD360-363), Reece Period. VOTIS reverse type with legend in laurel wreath. Constantinople mint. Sear no. 4071. Pierced.
Created on: Tuesday 25th February 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Leigh', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: WMID-5CC482
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete copper alloy button and looped fastener, of Late Iron Age to Early Roman dating (100 BC to c. 150 AD). The front of the button and loop fastener is trefoil shaped. The head is formed by a number of beads: there are three larger beads in a rectangular formation with a smaller bead in the centre. The integral cast shank (loop) is attached in the centre of the rear of the head and offset at approximately 90° to the plain of the head before turning at a 90° right angle so that the loop would project in the same plain as the button head. The shank is sub-rectangular in pla…
Created on: Thursday 20th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th February 2014
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Record ID: WMID-4CEB20
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete copper alloy stud or mount, probably from a horse's chamfron (face guard), of Roman dating (AD 43 to AD 410). The mount is in the form of a forward facing human head which is concave. It is sub-oval in plan and semi-circular in side view and cross-section. The head piece takes the form of a high cap with its peak falling forward, representing a 'Phrygian' cap of a type used in Roman art as a signifier of diverse eastern ethnic groups, as well as of certain gods and heroes, including inter alios Ganymede, Attis, Ascanius and Mithras. Between the cap and the face there …
Created on: Wednesday 19th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th February 2014
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Record ID: LON-B495A3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A medieval copper alloy zoomorphic mount probably dating 12th - 15th century. This mount has been cast three dimensionally to represent a winged beast. The mount is flat on the underside of the beast where it would sit on the leather or fabric strap and there is a rivet hole through the back of the beast for attachment. The rivet hole is sunk so that the head of the rivet would sit flat against the back of the beast. The winged beast is depicted lying on its stomach with head outstretched and wings folded against its body. The wings are decorated with repeated engraved lines. The head…
Created on: Wednesday 12th February 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 18th February 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-7D73E6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A copper alloy contemporary copy of a dupondius or as of Faustina II under Antoninus Pius dating to the period c145-161 (Reece Period 7). The reverse type depicts Minerva standing left holding a spear with shield on ground to the right.
Created on: Sunday 9th February 2014
Last updated: Friday 28th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Flexford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-BC0D60
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete cast copper alloy enamelled openwork roundel mount. The object would have been circular when complete with a solid cruciform in the centre and four sections of openwork joining the arms of the cross into a circle. It is probable that the decoration within the openwork would have been repeated in each angle of the cross. The object is a piece of Limoges enamel work belonging to a group of enamelled mounts manufactured in Limoges circa 1100-1350. The cross is infilled with triangular and sub-triangular cells of blue enamel. At the terminal of each cross-arm is an inscri…
Created on: Friday 31st January 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selby area.', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-A626B1
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A cast copper alloy small flat axehead of Early Bronze Age date. The axehead is sub-rectangular in plan with a narrow rounded butt and parallel straight sides which expand to the cutting edge. It is of narrow butted form with slight low flanges to either side. The relatively straight sided body broadens to the blade, which is 2.45mm thick. There an indication of the beginnings of a stop ridge. The axehead measures 80.03mm in length, 18.01mm in width at the butt, 39.43mm in width at the cutting edge and 13.97mm in thickness. It weighs 140.2g. The patina across most of the axehead…
Created on: Thursday 30th January 2014
Last updated: Sunday 6th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Altringham', grid reference and parish protected.

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