Finds within constituency of Mid Worcestershire

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Record ID: WAW-10DB01
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An copper alloy plate, possibly the plate from a buckle, clasp or strap end. Only a single plate remains, which is rectangular in plan and has a grooved aperture at one terminal. Either side of the aperture there is a rivet hole with the remains of a copper alloy rivet. The upper surface is decorated with an incised ‘H’. In the voids either side of the upright there is cross-hatching. Around the aperture there is a fine zigzag low relief design. The reverse of the plate is slightly discoloured and has dark grey coloured traces. In comparison the upper surface has a well developed s…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-1089B1
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Fragment of an Early Medieval cast copper alloy harness fitting. An arm and terminal remain of the fitting. The arm is semi-circular in section, and is rectangular in plan. One terminal of the arm is a broken edge, and the break is not recent. Integral to the other arm terminal is an loop which is a lozenge shape, with three external corners having integral knops as decoration. There is an oval hole in the centre of the lozenge, through which straps were passed through. There are no signs of wear, just a scrape on the upper surface. The reverse of the loop frame is obliquely angled. Th…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0F5866
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An incomplete cast copper sub-circular shaped harness pendant. Protruding from the upper edge of the pendant is an integral loop set perpendicular to the face of the pendant, on a short, rectangular sectioned neck. The body of the pendant is a sub-circle in plan, with abraded lower edges. The outer face of the pendant is slightly convex, and the reverse is slightly hollow. On the outer face there are traces of gilding. The reverse of the pendant is undecorated. The surface of the pendant is abraded and has traces of a dark green patina. It measures 32.02mm long, 20.33mm wide and 6.1mm …
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0EEFD7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A fragment of a cast copper alloy finger ring. The finger ring is broken in the centre of the bezel and then behind the shoulders. Both breaks are recent. The bezel has an incomplete oval cell in the centre. There are no traces of enamel or a stone in the cell. The undecorated shoulders taper towards the loop, of which only a small portion remains. The breaks of the loop do not appear to be recent. The loop is a slender pointed oval in section. The surface of the ring is abraded, but has traces of a mid green coloured patina. There are also traces of a black coating. It measures 15.65m…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0EA7A7
Object type: TAP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy tap handle. The handle is moulded with two horizontal sub-crescents which are integral and overlapping, in plan, therefore the upper edge has a curvaceous ‘M’ shape. The complete terminal has an unturned knop, the opposite terminal has a broken edge which is a recent break. The arms of the handle have a sub-lozenge section. The centre of the lower edge is broken obliquely, forming a slightly hollow. The break may be recent. The surface of the handle has a well developed mid green shiny patina. It measures 43.94mm long from terminal to terminal, 22.37mm wide and …
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0E14A2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast lead steelyard weight. In profile the weight is an asymmetrical biconvex shape, which is circular in section. The upper apex of the weight has iron protruding; originally this would have formed a loop. The surface of the weight has a recent scrape revealing dark grey metal, otherwise the surface is a mid grey/cream colour. The weight weighs 762g and measures 52.05mm long, and 54.75mm in diameter. The weight is likely to be Romano-British, dating to mid 1st to mid third century. Barford, Blockley and Day (1984 ‘A Romano-British Steelyard From Marshfield, Avon’.) illustrate…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-086D07
Object type: BULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete, cast lead circular papal bulla which has been folded along the vertical axis of the front (recta) face. The fold forms a tight 'U' shape in profile. The recta (front) is visible as it forms the exterior surface. This face depicts the faces of Saints Peter and Paul with a cross between them. Only Peter's face is visible on this example with 'SPA[SPE]' above it, this being an abbreviation for St. Paul and St. Peter. The remaining design is too worn to be visible. The reverse (verso) of the bulla shows the name of the Pope, which is written in the nominative, with his abbrevi…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Tuesday 18th March 2014
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Record ID: WAW-F7FC51
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast lead or lead alloy ampulla. In plan it is sub-rectangle, with a slightly swollen rounded base, and a narrowed neck. Integral and protruding from one side of the neck is a small square sectioned triangular lug. On the opposite edge there are two small broken surfaces, which suggest a second lug has since broken off the ampulla. The break does not look recent. Both lower portions of the ampulla are decorated. One face is decorated with a high-relief shield, which has what appears to be a monogram of ‘T’ and ‘O’. The reverse face appears have a detailed design along the lo…
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-F5FF52
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete cast copper alloy tanged chisel. The chisel is represented by the blade, shoulder and the beginning of the tang. The tang has broken near the shoulder, and has a rectangular section. The break is not too recent has it has a different coloured patina to the surface. The tang expands in width towards the shoulder. Integral to each side of the shoulder is the remains of an integral lug. The thickness is of the chisel is at its greatest at this point at 5.38mm and may suggest a collar at the shoulder. The blade is a sub-triangle in plan with the sides being slightly concave a…
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-7AA627
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman coin: radiate or nummus of the late 3rd to 4th century.
Created on: Friday 12th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-623625
Object type: AEROPLANE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A probable fragment of an airplane. The fragment is made from an aluminium alloy. In plan it is sub-rectangular with broken lower and side edges. The upper edge is complete and has an ‘n’ shaped profile with a slightly lip on the exterior edge. In profile the fragment is curved, and originally the diameter would have been c. 80mm on the internal surface. The surface has active corrosion. The fragment measures 53.51mm long, 52.35mm wide and weighs 22.3g. The alloy used and the coarseness of the broken edges suggests that the fragment of a World War II aircraft. It may be a compon…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-61E1C7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper double looped shaped buckle. The loops are decorated with an openwork framed protrusion at the apex of the loop. The corner of the loops and the terminals of the strap bar have knops. The strap bar is worn and incomplete. The pin is missing. In profile the buckle is slightly twisted. The buckle frame has traces of a mid green patina. The buckle measures 61.16mm long and 32.51mm wide. It weighs 6.7g. The buckle probably dates to the early Post Medieval period. Margeson (Margeson, S. 1993 Norwich Households; Medieval and Post Medieval Finds from Norwich Survey Excavatio…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-617846
Object type: BOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy clasp, possibly a book fitting. In plan the clasp is a sub-rectangle, with a flared terminal, which has a rivet hole. Above the flaring, in plan, the clasp has a collar. The clasp is an elongated lozenge in plan which terminates with a square block, which has a small rectangular protrusion which is curled in profile forming a small hook. The upper surface is flat and is undecorated. In length the clasp is 36.33mm, and is 11.89mm wide. It weighs 1.3g. The clasp probably dates to the early Post Medieval period. Margeson (Margeson, S. 1993 Norwich Households; Mediev…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-60A0B1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman coin: nummus of an unknown 4th century Emperor.
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-263F01
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy annular buckle. In plan, the brooch frame is circular and oval in section. The frame is undecorated. The surface of the frame has only fragments of its original surface remaining, but despite this the frame is in good condition. Only a fragment of the iron pin remains. This is curled around the frame and has since corroded onto the frame. The buckle frame measures 26.32mm diameter and 3.58mm thick. Including the pin it is 29.68mm long. It weighs 4.97g. Similar buckles are illustrated in Egan G. and Pritchard F. (2002 Dress Accessories Boydell Press), No. 31 …
Created on: Monday 8th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-252B84
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Medieval coin: penny of possibly Edward I.
Created on: Monday 8th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-251307
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman coin: radiate of an unknown 3rd century Emperor.
Created on: Monday 8th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-24E847
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman coin: possibly a nummus of an unknown 4th century Emperor.
Created on: Monday 8th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-24CF98
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman coin: nummus of an unknown 4th century Emperor.
Created on: Monday 8th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-24AA23
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman coin: nummus of an unknown 4th century Emperor.
Created on: Monday 8th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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