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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
    • County: Dorset
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Record ID: SUR-871DDA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A distorted fragment of an Iron Age to Roman copper-alloy Nauheim derivative brooch. The strip form bow tapers sharply and has raised edges with punched zig zag decoration running along each. The spring, pin and most of the catchplate are missing.
Created on: Thursday 1st September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd November 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-487566
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A complete copper-alloy iron-age stater of the Durotriges. (South Western type) It has a diameter of 15.67 mm, is 1.37 mm thick and weighs 1.449 grams.
Created on: Monday 29th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-2FF226
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A complete Iron-age copper-alloy stater of Durotriges, dating to the period c. 50 BC to 50 AD. It has a diameter of 17.99 mm , is 1.95 mm thick and weighs 2.171 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 16th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-2FAFCA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A complete iron-age billion stater of Durotriges. It has a diameter of 18.47 mm,with a thickness of 2.74 mm, and weighs 4.6 grams. The coin is worn,with patches of verdigris within the recesses.
Created on: Tuesday 16th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-2EFBAB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A uninscribed cast bronze stater of the Durotriges, (circa mid 1st century BC, to mid 1st century AD). It is generally believed these were produced at Hengistbury Head and this type was cast in strips. The diameter is 16.05 mm, with a thickness of 1.88 mm and weight of 1.645 grams. The object is in fine condition with a dark green patina.
Created on: Tuesday 16th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-11DE2E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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An Iron Age copper alloy stater of the Durotriges (South Western) dating to the period c. 58 BC - AD 43. Hod Hill type. See ABC, no 2175.
Created on: Monday 27th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bloxworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9A3661
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A sherd of Black Burnished ware 1. Poole/Wareham fabric. Reduced dark grey with slight orange oxidisation at the margins. Abundant rounded quartz sand temper. A rim sherd from a jar with in-turned rim (Wessex Archaeology Type 6). There is an incised groove externally below the rim and the remnant of an "eyebrow" motif on the shoulder. Handmade. Abraded. Date: Late Iron to Early Roman - c. 100 BC to AD 100 Weight: 25.4 g See Davies, S and Seagar-Smith, R, 1993, Black Burnished Ware Type Series - The Roman Pottery from Excavations at Greyhound Yard, Dorchester, Dorset Dorchester : D…
Created on: Wednesday 4th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2016
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Record ID: DOR-878EF1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A silver quarter stater of the British Iron Age. South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A "boat" with three "figures" on the obverse. A geometric design including a zig-zag and Y-shaped elements on the reverse. Date: Late Iron Age - c. 60 BC - 50 AD Reference: ABC No. 2208 Diameter: 10.95 mm Weight: 1.30 g
Created on: Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Portesham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-08E48F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age brooch La Tène III type dating to the period AD 20-100. Part of the spring mechanism is old broken, pin and cathcplate are missing. The brooch measures 36.87mm in length, 9.36mm in width, 0.73mm in thick and weights 2.43g. The head consist of an old broken spring mechanism with two curls at the top and one curl wrapped around the lower section of the top of the bow. One of the curls extends into the bow which is leaf-shape and tapers slightly to the foot. The front of the bow is decorated with two parallel lines running down throught it and fram…
Created on: Wednesday 27th April 2016
Last updated: Thursday 26th May 2016
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Record ID: SOM-EF73E2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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An Iron Age La Tene I type brooch dating to the period c.400 - 200BC. The head consists of an integrally cast spring with two loops remaining ending in an old break. The pin is missing. The bow arches steeply upwards from the head and expands from a width of 3.84mm to 5.59mm. There is a central groove along the obverse of the bow and traces of other decoration which are indistinct due to wear. It then arches downwards at a steep angle and simultaneously tapers into the leg. At the bottom of the curve the leg expands on one side to form the catchplate which rolls upwards. The leg then …
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 7th March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5A9157
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A base silver stater of the British Iron Age dating to 50 BC to 50 AD. A South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse. Date: Late Iron Age Diameter: 18.97 mm Weight: 2.92 g
Created on: Thursday 18th February 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 24th February 2016
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Record ID: DOR-59AB84
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A base silver stater of the British Iron Age dating to 50 BC to 50 AD. A South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse. Date: Late Iron Age Diameter: 18.52 mm Weight: 3.38 g
Created on: Thursday 18th February 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 24th February 2016
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Record ID: SOM-3B5971
Object type: RING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy ring of probably Iro Age to Roman date (c. 300 BC - AD 100). The ring is circular in cross-section. It is decorated by a finely executed raised wavy line within a recessed median band. The inner surface of the band is smooth and shows signs of wear whcih may indicate where is has rubbed on a strap. The ring has a smooth dark green patina with large areas of pitting which are light green and slightly powdery. The patina with slight pitting and the decoration perhaps support a late Iron Age/early Roman date range, although an earlier or later date ought not to be ruled ou…
Created on: Monday 11th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-D1E44A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Billon stater of the Durotriges, ''Cranborne Chase" type, dating to c. 58-20 BC. BMC 2555-2636; ABC 2169.
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 8th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Spetisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-D04BE5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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An incomplete possible escutcheon (handle fitting) or mount. The object is subcircular with a deep recess on either face. The side is partially decorated with three grooves containing traces of red enamel. Date: Iron Age - c. Dimensions: 13.95 mm x 10.96 x 8.95 mm Weight: 5.53 g This is similar to objects recorded in database records NMGW-6A53C4 and BH-2CA0D5, but less elaoborate. Julian Watters noted "Parallels for this object are illustrated and discussed by Spratling (1972: 222 - 223/fig. 177, nos. 386 - 388), who identifies them as handle escutcheons from metal bowls made…
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th January 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-96FE5D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A bronze stater of the Durotriges, 'Hod Hill' type, dating to the period 50 BC-AD 40.
Created on: Sunday 3rd January 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 24th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Dorset District', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-17B0DA
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Items from an Iron Age crouched inhumation: A copper alloy vessel with handle, a pottery vessel, two copper alloy brooches and an iron implement Grave assemblage: 1] A copper alloy vessel with ornate handle. In excavation the vessel was observed to comprise two layers of horizontally ridged copper alloy sheet. Adjacent to it was the probably handle in two pieces. The handle consists of a rectangular copper alloy bar, which constricts into right-angled ends which then expand into right-angled, squared escutcheons. The handle is decorated with longitudinal grooves on the main b…
Created on: Friday 4th December 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Maiden Newton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-930DFB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A incomplete copper alloy La Tène 1 brooch from the 4th-3rd century BC. The object is of one piece construction, with a highly arched bow and a returned foot. The bow is decorated with longitudinal ridges with tranverse grooves to the spring end and at the foot. The lower end of the bow is narrowed and returns back on itself to create an oval loop, ending in a discoidal terminal. Within the oval loop there is a groove to secure the missing pin which has snapped off at the spring. Three coils of the spring survive, along with the internal chord. The length of the brooch is 52.04 mm, i…
Created on: Thursday 22nd October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-7951CB
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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CHARMINSTER, DORSET 26 base silver staters of the British Iron Age (South Western uninscribed (Durotrigan) type. Two are stuck together (image 9). Cf. ABC 2169 (BMC 2555-2636) although no. 8 may be ABC 2160 (BMC 2662/2690). Weights by no. in plate order: 1. 3.18g 2. 2.34g 3. 2.40g 4. 2.56g 5. 2.38g 6. 3.01g 7. 2.73g 8. 3.56g 9. 2 coins fused together: total 5.83g 10. 2.44g 11. 2.74g 12. 1.46g 13. 2.12g 14. 2.34g 15. 2.51g 16. 3.58g 17. 2.44g 18. 2.15g 19. 3.25g 20. 2.57g 21. 2.37g 22. 2.22g 23. 2.79g 24. 3.11g
Created on: Friday 9th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Charminster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-544598
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete bent copper alloy strip bow brooch of Late Iron Age to Roman date (c. AD 25 - 75). The pin and one of the wings is missing. The brooch has been bent, its maximum length is 28.95mm in length, 12.6mm wide, and weighs 2.26 grams. The head is divided into two rolled wings divided by a central pin slot. The wings are rolled forwards to accomodate the missing axis bar. The bow tapers along its length to the foot and is decorated with a single central vertical groove running along its length. The catchplate extends from the reverse of the foot and terminates in a rolled …
Created on: Wednesday 7th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 7th October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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