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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: YORYM-C8A176
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy toggle or strap fitting of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 100 BC - AD 100. The toggle is of the dumbell type comprising two globular hemispherical terminals joined by a D-sectioned shaft with central raised semi-circular moulding. Integral raised collars are present where the shaft and terminals meet, each with transverse grooved decoration. The central moulding also has a median band of transverse grooved decoration. An integral band of metal extends between the terminals forming a flat loop behind the flat side of the shaft. The metal has a mid-green patina a…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th February 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-CC4873
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy strap fitting or strap union junction of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.100 BC - AD 100. The object comprises three loops, circular in both plan and section, joined by a central boss in the form of a forward facing human face in relief. The boss is ovate with a D-shaped section. The eyes are formed of circular indentations separated by a worn but slightly raised and straight nose with transverse grooved lips below. Above the eyes is a transverse brow/fringe with hair on the top of the head suggested through several irregular incised grooves. Extending from…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-963762
Object type: FOB
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy fob dangler of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.50 BC - AD 100. The fob is circular in plan with an openwork design comprising a circular sectioned outer ring, which encloses an s-coil design with coiled tendril terminals. The reverse is flat with an integral rectangular lug at the centre. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The object is 52.1mm in diameter, 3.6mm thick (without lug), 12.6mm thick (with lug) and weighs 25.1g. The function of fobs or 'danglers' is poorly understood and may have been hung from items of equipment, personal apparel o…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th December 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-93EDB8
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy harness fitting of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.50 BC - AD 100. The object is an openwork trefoil in plan with a circular section. An integral raised sub-rectangular lug extends from the centre of the reverse, one end of which is broken. This bears moulded decoration to the unbroken end which may represent an attempt at zoomorphic decoration in the form of ears. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The object is 37.6mm long, 38.4mm wide, 11.2mm thick and weighs 22.3g. Two similar fittings with zoomorphic decoration have been recorded as LO…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th December 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-920FE3
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
TREASURE CASE : 2017 T1171. A hoard of two (2) North Eastern (Corieltavi) gold staters dating to c.40 BC - AD 20. These coins are an addenda to a large, widely-scattered hoard of Corieltavian staters discovered over the course of almost a decade and reported as 2002 T19; 2003 T281; 2006 T25; 2006 T619; 2007 T660; 2008 T567 and 2015 T740. Group record: IARCH-212957. No Type Date ABC BMC Qty Diam. / wt South Ferriby 50 BC - AD 20 1743 3172 1 19.2m…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Walkington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-5B5709
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy La Tene III brooch of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.100 BC - AD 100. The brooch is formed from a single piece of metal. The bow is rectangular in section, tapering to a narrower integral spring with only one turn remaining. The catchplate is formed by the lower aspect of the bow being hammered at a 90 degree angle to create a flat sub-triangular plate. No decoration remains. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The brooch is 35.4mm long, 4.7mm wide, 1.5mm thick and weighs 1.4g. Similar examples have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities…
Created on: Friday 10th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-1B4B0C
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper-alloy harness fitting of "simple type" terret ring of late Iron Age to Roman date, c.100 BC - AD 100. The terret is of the 'simple' type and comprises an ovate loop and integral rectangular basal strap loop to the lower edge. The loop is widest at the base, to either side of the strap bar, and tapers in diameter to the top. The junctions between the loop and bar have integral raised ovate collars. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The terret is 17.5mm long, 15.1mm wide, 3.3mm thick and weighs 2.1g. Terret rings were used as rein guides on chariots or car…
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-CE9F7C
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper-alloy toggle of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 100 BC - AD 100. The toggle is of the dumbell type comprising two globular hemispherical terminals joined by a waisted central circular shaft. Integral raised collars are present where the shaft and terminals meet. The metal has a dark brown patina and is worn. The toggle is 20.3mm long, 10.3mm in diameter at the terminals, 6.2mm in diameter at the shaft and weighs 8.1g. Numerous similar examples have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database, see: YORYM-CC249E, YORYM-2DC666, YORYM-44D65D, YORYM-1A6833,…
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-129B6D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy brooch of middle Iron Age date, c. 400BC - 100BC. The brooch comprises a low arched ovate bow with circular knops projecting from each cardinal point. The upper and lower knops are perforated by dome topped rivets. To the reverse the rivets can be seen projecting though not evidence of a catchplate or hinge remain. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The brooch is 30.1mm long, 14.6mm wide, 6.4mm thick and weighs 2.7g. The closest parallel for this object is YORYM-8431CF which is described as sharing features in common with Hull and Hawkes Type 1b…
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 20th October 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-7E596E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Iron Age silver unit of British uninscribed North Eastern (Corieltavi) Proto Boar type dating to the period 20 BC - 10 AD. Simplified boar right with ring of pellets above obverse. Stylised horse left reverse. ABC, p.94, no.1782.
Created on: Thursday 31st August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saxton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-5FF83A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a gold Iron Age stater of British North Eastern (Corieltavi) inscribed type dating to the period AD 30 - 50. Possibly IISVPRASV depicting disjointed horse facing left. ABC calls this ruler ESVPRASV, however IISVPRASV is how the name appears on the coins. They were struck between c.AD 30 and 50, in Lincolnshire and surrounding counties.
Created on: Monday 24th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Yorkshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-CC249E
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy toggle of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 100 BC - AD 100. The toggle is of the dumbell type comprising two globular hemispherical terminals joined by a waisted central circular shaft. Integral raised collars are present where the shaft and terminals meet. The metal has a dark brown patina and is worn. The toggle is 20.5mm long, 10.8mm in diameter at the terminals, 6.4mm in diameter at the shaft and weighs 10g. Numerous similar examples have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database, see: YORYM-2DC666, YORYM-44D65D, YORYM-1A6833, SWYOR-72CC15A,…
Created on: Monday 17th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-B994E1
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete ceramic object of probable Iron Age date, c. 400 - 100 BC. The object is sub-circular in section with fluted sides. A central perforation runs through it. The fabric is hard and coarse with a dark grey core. It contains numerous white calcite (possibly shell) inclusions of various sizes. The object is 38mm in diameter, 25.9mm tall, the perforation is 7.5mm in diameter and it weighs 34.7g.
Created on: Tuesday 4th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 18th July 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-A819F4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy one piece Colchester brooch of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.AD 25 - 60. The head of the brooch is comprised of short rectangular wings, one of which has been lost to old worn breaks. An integral hook projects from lower edge of the reverse of the head terminating in a worn point and represents the remains of the hinge mechanism. The pin and mechanism proper no longer survive. The remains of a forward facing hook also projects from the centre of the top of the head. An oval sectioned bow projects centrally from the wings tapering gradually towards a w…
Created on: Friday 9th June 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 19th July 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-95C708
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete North Eastern (Corieltavi) silver unit dating to the period c. AD 20-50. Obverse type: VOLISIOS bisecting wreath; Reverse type: DVMNOCOVEROS around horse. ABC, p.102, no. 1983; VA, p.262, no. 980; BMC, p.185, no. 3339.
Created on: Thursday 8th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 17th July 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-7F6E67
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy strap fitting of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 50 BC - AD 150. The object comprises a solid tube with two symmetrical raised ring terminals. The ends of each terminal are recessed. An integral U-shaped loop projects from one side of the tube. The remains of a second ring loop project at an approximately 110 degree angle from the first around the tube. Approximately one quarter of this loop remains, much being lost to old worn breaks. An integral circular panel is fixed to the side of the tube within the larger ring. The upper surface of the panel is recesse…
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-7F0C04
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy terret ring of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 300 - 50 BC. The terret is of the 'simple' type comprising a circular loop with circular cross-section. The base of the terret is slightly flattened. It is undecorated and extremely worn, particularly to one side. A small break is present to one side of the frame. The metal has a mid-green patina and is heavily worn. The terret is 35.1mm in diameter, 9.1 - 3mm thick and weighs 10.4g. Terret rings were used as rein guides on chariots or carts used during the Late Iron Age to Early Roman period. They were set in …
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-686B90
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy strap fitting of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.150BC- AD100. The object comprises four linked openwork 'petal bosses' with enamelled decoration. A small central knop, rectangular in plan and ovate in section, is present with a ring and dot design to the flattened upper surface. The central dot retains yellow or pale green enamel and is enclosed by a ring of red enamel. Two rings with integral rounded bosses fixed to one edge within project from opposite sides of the central knop. One ring is complete and is a distorted pointed ovate shape. The second …
Created on: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-C48F52
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable incomplete copper-alloy toggle or strap fitting of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 50 BC - AD 150. The object has a trefoil head formed of three conjoined circular cells with raised edges and central circular recesses. One recess is solid, a second is perforated and the third retains a separately cast spike. The cell with the solid recess has an integral transverse shank to the reverse. A bulbous swelling is present where the cell and shank meet from which fluted arms project to either side. The terminals of each arm are incomplete and worn though appear to have deep circula…
Created on: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 18th May 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-9E312A
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy strap fitting of late Iron Age to early Roman date, c.150 BC - AD 100. The object comprises a rectangular central panel from which two integral circular panels extend, one to either long edge. The rectangular panel is decorated with two central concentric circular cells around a central pellet. The inner recessed cell is filled with red enamel. Flanking the circular cells are two rows of four recessed square cells (16 in total). The cells retain alternating red and blue enamel. The circular panels extend from the central panel with a scroll design. The upper …
Created on: Friday 21st April 2017
Last updated: Friday 14th July 2017
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