PAS 15 – Finds from Herefordshire

This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen from Herefordshire:

Image of seven archaeological finds found in Herefordshire.
A selection of finds from the county of Herefordshire. Copyright: Portable Antiquities Scheme, Licence: CC-BY.


Bronze Age hoard (HESH-802833): a hoard of Late Bronze Age socketed axeheads.

Roman stylus (HESH-BDE457): a copper alloy stylus of early Roman date.

Post-medieval vervel (HESH-A49557): an enamelled silver pendant with a lion rampant and the owner’s name on the reverse.

Medieval finger ring (NMGW-F7CBA4): a silver finger ring with cross decoration.

Medieval buckle (HESH-6B3556): a copper alloy buckle of later Medieval date.

Post-medieval coin (GLO-F121CB): a silver shilling of Edward VI.

Palaeolithic axehead (LVPL-8B9CEA): an unpolished flint axehead of Scandinavian type.