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 chosen by our volunteers to celebrate Volunteers Week:
Post-medieval harness mount (SUR-23EF78): gilded copper alloy mount bearing the arms of the House of Stuart.
Medieval buckle pin (PUBLIC-819484): copper alloy pin from a Medieval disc-on-pin buckle.
Medieval Scottish penny (LANCUM-C9254D): silver penny of David I of Scotland.
Early Medieval brooch (SUR-AB3160): copper alloy cloisonne brooch of Early Medieval to Medieval date.
Oyster shell (PUBLIC-015E0E): perforated oyster shell probably of Medieval date.
Bronze Age axehead (BERK-41E4C6): copper alloy palstave.
Roman vessel mount (KENT-04964F): copper alloy figurative vessel escutcheon.