Finds within constituency of North Warwickshire

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Record ID: NARC-DFEE72
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I, 1636-1649. Rose type 2, North 2291.
Created on: Wednesday 13th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-4C15A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Roman bow brooch, a copper-alloy Polden Hill type of late first to second century. The brooch has a long, thin bow, fairly straight in profile, broken approximately half way down its length. No part of the pin survives, thought it would originally have been sprung, held in place by means of an axis bar set within the characteristic semi-cylindrical crossbar. The typical pierced plates at each end of the wings are missing in this example, and it does not have an attachment hook at the top of the head. One of the wings are missing and the brooch now measures 19.4 mm wide across its head.…
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-4BB337
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A worn and damaged copper-alloy button, probably a livery button and possibly 16th or 17th century in date. The attachment loop on the reverse has been pushed into the button and it has been bent out of shape. The design on the front of the button is now illegible. Diameter approx 19 mm, thickness 3.4 mm, weight 3.7 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-938831
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An unidentified cast copper alloy object. The object is a sub-oval in plan and has an off-centre circular dome which is decorated with radiating ridges. There is a circular perforation through the apex of the dome which is filled with a copper alloy rivet. The upper surface around the dome has traces of gilding. The edges of the object are rounded implying there are they are the orginall edges. The reverse is slightly convex and has traces of a white metal alloy. Otherwise the surface of the object has a dark green patina which is abraded. It measures 17.22mm long, 14.28mm wide, 6.66mm…
Created on: Monday 28th December 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-6A1F70
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A possible fragment of a cast copper alloy cooking vessel. The fragment is sub semi-triangular in plan with a broken lower edge. This edge has a semi-circular indentation which was probably originally a hole, the break is not too recent. The reverse of the fragment is flat and the out face is domed and has slightly moulded edges. The hole is where the handle or chain would be suspended from. The surface of the object has a dark grey shiny patina. It measures 21.79mm long, 20.78mm wide and 7.77mm thick. It weighs 12.6g. The fragment is possibly from a type of cooking vessel, some of…
Created on: Saturday 26th December 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-3CFB51
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver Iron Age unit of North Eastern (Corieltavi) type, Boar/Horse style, with obliterated die on the obverse. These coins are tentatively dated to the mid to late first century BC.
Created on: Monday 30th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
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Record ID: NARC-E90CA5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast medieval copper alloy belt mount. The mount is asymmetrical with a triangular body, a collared lozenge shaped terminal at one end, and a circular terminal at the other. There are two integral lugs on the reverse for attachment. 24.5 mm long, 8.3 mm wide, 1.2 mm thick. Weight, 1.2 g.
Created on: Thursday 26th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-BC5417
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Roman copper alloy Polden Hill brooch of the 1st century AD. The object is 32mm long, 19mm wide, 11mm thick and weighs 6.20g. The spring, catchplate and pin are missing, as is the lower part of the bow. The brooch has semi circular sectioned wings and a sub circular sectioned bow. It is decorated with a rope-like ridge running down the bow.
Created on: Tuesday 24th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-D942A5
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Silver domed thimble. Flattened post-depositionally with a large V shape cut out of one side. MP stamped in the plain border. Dated to post-1709 and therefore not subject to the Treasure Act 1996.
Created on: Friday 13th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-D8FFD6
Object type: AMULET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Cast lead object. Flat reverse. Egg shaped in plan. Semi-circular in section. Upper surface portrays a human face. Raised horizontal lines represent eyes, either side of a raised bump fixed vertically to represent the nose. The mouth is represented by two horizontal, slightly upwardly curved lines and a prominant chin completes the face at the narrowest point. An exact parallel for this is yet to be found. There is no evidence on the reverse of the object being fixed onto a larger object, i.e, as a mount. Possibilities include: an example of someone idly working with lead, or, given…
Created on: Friday 13th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-EB2974
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver post-medieval penny of Elizabeth I, probably of 1578-82, minted in London.
Created on: Monday 2nd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-EACDE5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, Gloria Exercitus issue of 335-337. The coin is fairly worn.
Created on: Monday 2nd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-EA7AC6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver short cross penny of Henry III. The coin was minted in London by Giffrei, probably between 1217 and 1242. It is of Class 7b or 7c, North number 979 or 980.
Created on: Monday 2nd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
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Record ID: NARC-DEB4D7
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A Middle Bronze Age cast copper alloy flanged palstave axehead of Acton-Taunton type, dating from circa 1500-1300 BC. The side flanges are lozenge shaped, and rise to 23.3 mm at their highest. A ridged stop separates the blade from the septum at 53 mm from the end of the butt. The stop is 4.1 mm thick. The butt is slightly damaged, with a crescent shaped gap. Based on the patina, this occurred in antiquity and may have been a mistake in the casting of the axehead. The blade is wide and crescent shaped, measuring 73 mm wide. The axehead is 26.6 mm wide at the butt end and 134.1 mm in l…
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-9424D5
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
The foot is from a cast copper alloy cooking vessel. In plan it is a sub-rectangle with a rounded foot. In section the leg is triangular with a rounded edge. The outer face, towards the edges has a slight vertical linear groove. The upper edge of the leg is broken, this may not be a recent break. The face of the leg has patches of a black deposit which is probably a sooty/carbon deposit from the smoke of a fire. Otherwise the surface has a mottled mid green patina. The leg measures 41.4mm tall, 21.93mm wide across the foot and 11.48mm thick. It weighs 38.4g. These cooking vessels, …
Created on: Tuesday 22nd September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0F22E3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical with perforated wing caps at each terminal. Through the perforations there is a copper alloy axis bar around which the spring was coiled 11 times, one coil is missing. The coils lead to the horizontal chord. The pin has broken off from the brooch. The wings are decorated with vertical grooves. In the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is an integral lug which supports the spring chord. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is oval in section and this section shape continues down the bow tapering to …
Created on: Wednesday 16th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0EE2B4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical with perforated wing caps at each terminal. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missig. The wings are undecorated. In the centre of the upper edge of the wings and at the apex of the bow head there is an incomplete perforated lug which originally would have held the spring chord in place. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is oval in section and this section shape continues down the bow tapering to a blunt point. The bow is undecorated. There is only a trace of a catchplate which was originally decorated…
Created on: Wednesday 16th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0F50A3
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A knapped flint flake: The flake is knapped from an opaque mid brown coloured flint. The flake has, on the ventral surface, a bulb of percussion and concentric rings. The dorsal surface is covered with cortex. The flake weighs 6.3g. The flake is probably prehistoric, probably dating to the Neolithic period to Bronze Age (-3500 to -1500).
Created on: Friday 4th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-E7C605
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Medieval silver groat of Edward III, 1363-69, London.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 11th April 2013
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Record ID: NARC-3F6891
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Cast copper alloy T-shaped bow brooch. Roman. 1st - 2nd Century AD. The wings are 16mm wide with circular ends 4mm in diameter to create an open box for the axial bar and spring to fit. The spring is 80% present, with 7 turns still surviving in place. The bow is plain and is broken horizontally after 15mm. It is rectangular in section. A central ridge provides the hole through which the spring is secured. The ridge is 15mm long, running down the bow from the head. It ends with a raised knop.
Created on: Tuesday 25th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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