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 the county of Lincolnshire:
Bronze Age ‘moustache’ (NARC-925E14): a copper alloy object of unknown function.
Post-medieval badge (NLM-D699F4): a pressed copper alloy badge depicting a lion.
Iron Age strap fitting (YORYM-9E312A): a copper alloy and enamel strap fitting of late Iron Age to early Roman date.
Medieval stirrup strap mount (LIN-439095): a copper alloy stirrup strap mount depicting a lion.
Roman seal box (LIN-E12F25): a copper alloy and enamel seal box, complete and unopened.
Neolithic arrowhead (NLM-4F235A): a leaf arrowhead made of flint dating to 4000-3500BC.
Early Medieval brooch (LIN-79D38D): a copper alloy Great Square Headed brooch.