Finds within constituency of Macclesfield

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Record ID: WMID-20F988
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
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A complete struck/ hammered copper alloy billian tetradrachm, minted in Alexandria, Egypt by Probus during the second regnal year of his reign between AD 276-7 (diameter: 19.5mm; thickness: 4mm; weight: 6.7g). The coin is in a slightly worn but good condition. Ref: Milne, J, G, 1933, 'University of Oxford: Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of Alexandrian Coins', page 109, ref nos 4539-4544 (particularly ref no 4540).
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-316F38
Object type: STUD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Manchester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Late Iron Age/early Roman decorated stud. Circular flat-head decorated on front face with a pair of spiralling knob-ended tendrils in turqouise and white enamel. The cells formed where the knob-ends meet may also have once been filled with coloured enamel. There is a raised rim around the edge that is now mostly missing. There is a short central stud on the back.
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-8844B2
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire East
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Fragment of hilt of a late Bronze Age sword with one dome-headed rivet in-situ. Midrib visible.
Created on: Wednesday 1st November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-882580
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman sestertius of Emperor Trajan, in worn condition.
Created on: Wednesday 1st November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-76AE72
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
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Bi-convex spindle whorl; decorated on both sides with a web-like design. Diameter of central hole 8mm.
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-769F04
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Bi-conical spindle whorl; pronounced rim; decorated on both sides with line and pellet design. Diameter of central hole 8mm.
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-766506
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Heavy cast dome-shaped thimble. Thickened plain rim with a single notch. Small circular indentations are arranged in vertical rows up the sides and in a spiral on the top; the centre of top is bare of indentations.
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-764A00
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Round lead seal matrix, central petal and frond design with lettering around outer edge; the lettering is illegible due to wear. Rounded protrusion on the back at the edge.
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-760C00
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Decorated Roman trumpet brooch. Pierced lug incorporating a downward facing hook beneath on the back of the head would have held the spring, which is missing. Oval head with rim around outer edge defined by a roulletting. Plain, fully rounded waist moulding; lower bow decorated with a median rib and a rib on each outer edge. There are four punched annulets on one side of the lower bow beneath the waist moulding. The bow terminates with a moulded foot knob that it degraded due to corrosion. The catchplate is slightly degraded due to corrosion. Traces of tinning visible on all parts of t…
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-0D11D2
Object type: FLANGED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Early Bronze Age flanged axe; some damage but in generally good condition, substantial original patina remaining. The butt-end is partly missing as is part of the blade and cutting edge. The flanges are quite low; incipient stop-ridge halfway along the septum and a further incipient curving ridge between the septum and the blade.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2006
Last updated: Wednesday 1st June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CEC341
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Charles I Rose farthing
Created on: Wednesday 11th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CEAB04
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Very worn medieval long-cross penny, probably Edward I.
Created on: Wednesday 11th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CDEA23
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Probable mount. Rectangular body with spike projecting from one of the short sides, cut from sheet copper alloy. The centre of the body is pierced and a slightly domed headed copper rivet is in-situ. One surface of the mount has substantial remains of gilding.
Created on: Wednesday 11th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CDC3A5
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Gilded, sheet copper alloy, decorated, bishops mitre. This object is likely to be a fragment of a medieval souvenir pilgrims badge.
Created on: Wednesday 11th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CD6D92
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Cast spherical bell with two sound holes in the top and a slot between two holes on the lower half. Feint sun burst pattern on the underside of the lower half, also a raised mark in the shape of a possible hammer. Square suspension loop. Iron ball inside.
Created on: Wednesday 11th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-9624A7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman 4th century bronze nummus
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-95F835
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman bronze nummus of Emperor Constantine I
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-A7BFE2
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Post-medieval cast copper alloy crotal bell complete with iron pea. prominent seam around its circumference. Square attachment loop. Pair of sound holes in the top and bottom. The pair at the bottom are linked by slit. Engraved sunburst pattern on top and bottom made up of triple lines. 18th century in date.
Created on: Tuesday 4th July 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-A75763
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Lead decorated spindle whorl. Uneven, bi-convex in section. Decorated on one face with repeating arches or loops each containing a pellet and a pellet between each arch. One of the arches is replaced by a circle divided into four quarters by a cross. The same pattern is repeated on the other side.
Created on: Tuesday 4th July 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-144A87
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Lead lay (pan) weight. Dish shaped with raised edge on one face. A piece of lead has been added to the centre. Worn incuse stamp (crowned rose?) present and possibly other stamps now obscured by the added lead. The letter E has been crudely incised with a sharp blade or point on either side of the added piece of lead and beneath the stamp. Weight = 1.85 oz
Created on: Tuesday 27th June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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