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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: DENO-B8A517
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Iron Age stater of the North Eastern region / Corieltavi, dating to the period c. 45 - c. 10 BC, Kite type. Obverse: Wreath and crescents, four spoked wheel in place of cloak. Reverse: Lunate horse left, with multiple ears, four armed spiral anti-clockwise below, diamond (kite) shape above containing three pellets. Similar to ABC, p. 93, no. 1761 and BMC (Hobbs), nos. 3181-3184, but illustrated examples show four pellets within the kite; cf. Van Arsdell 825-8.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Heage Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-4922B1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Iron Age silver unit (0.60g; 18.9mm) of the North Eastern Region / Corieltavi, dating to c. 50-20 BC (South Ferriby Boar type). Obverse: simplified boar right, single front leg, pellet in ring below. Reverse: horse right, double upper front legs, pelleted sun ring above, pellet in ring in front. ABC p. 94, no. 1800; VA 875, 877-1; BMC 3214-17.
Created on: Friday 4th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 4th August 2017
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Record ID: DENO-7DCC6E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Nottinghamshire
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An Iron Age gold stater (6.25g; 19.5mm) of the North Eastern Region / Corieltavi, dating to c. 60 - c.20 BC (North East Coast type). Obverse: Wreath, cloak and crescents. Reverse: horse right. ABC p. 91, no. 1719; VA 800-5, 7, 9, 11, BMC 184-91. The coin is broken in two (a recent break).
Created on: Monday 19th June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 8th March 2018
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Record ID: DENO-46F02C
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Iron Age to early Roman toggle (c. 100 BC - AD c. 100). The toggle is of the dumbell type comprising two globular roughly conical terminals joined by a waisted central circular shaft. Integral raised collars are present where the shaft and terminals meet. The object has a dark green patina. Overall, it measures 18.2mm long and 5.6mm in diameter. The central shaft measures 4.3mm in diameter. It weighs 1.58g.
Created on: Thursday 11th May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 16th May 2017
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Record ID: DENO-71082C
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Early Iron Age socketed axehead (c.800-600BC), missing part of its rim and suffering damage to its cutting edge. The axehead has an almost square socket mouth, a rectangular cross-section and three ribs terminating in pellets on each face. It is therefore a Type Sompting, Variant Cardiff II axe, belonging to the Llyn Fawr metalwork assemblage. The axehead also has a semi circular loop near the socket rim on one side. The casting seams are barely visible. The axehead has a brown patina with large patches of green corrosion where the patina has come away. O…
Created on: Thursday 24th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 30th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Corbar Woods', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-B69D3A
Object type: SCULPTURE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Derbyshire
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A stone Iron Age 'pillar stone' or stele dating to the fourth to first centuries BC. The pillar stone is broadly square in cross-section with slightly rounded corners. It tapers slightly towards its rounded top. The bottom surface of the pillar stone is covered with rectangular grids of small holes. The top half/third of the side faces are decorated with a continuous but irregular pattern of horizontal grooves, occasionally broken with a vertical groove or terminating altogether. Each face is decorated with a different set of carvings. Face 1 is decorated with a rectangular panel w…
Created on: Thursday 5th May 2016
Last updated: Thursday 10th November 2016
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Record ID: DENO-B52638
Object type: SCULPTURE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete stone head, probably dating to the late-Iron Age to early-Roman period (c.100 BC-AD c.100), but possibly 19th century. It is missing fragments from its sides. The head has some features which are common on Iron Age heads. These include the lentoid eyes, triangular nose and flat face with a blank expression on it. The head has a bushy but short beard and mosutache. Also notable are the 'radiates' around the top and sides of the face which may represent brushed back hair. The head also appears to wear a large headdress which covers the entire top and back of the head. …
Created on: Thursday 5th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 3rd June 2016
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Record ID: DENO-889069
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Iron Age North Eastern 'South Ferriby' stater of the Corieltavi dating to the period c. 50-20 BC (Phase 6). ABC 1743; BMC 3148-78.
Created on: Monday 8th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 12th February 2016
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Record ID: DENO-210C6C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy contemporary copy of a gold Iron Age North Eastern stater of the Corieltavi, dating to the period c. 60 BC-AD c. 40. cf. ABC, p. 92, nos 1737, 1746, 1752 and 1755, and p.96-7, no. 1851. The obverse is worn but shows traces of a wreath and the reverse shows a lunate horse left with a large triangular head.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Last updated: Monday 4th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Calverton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-B364C6
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a copper alloy and iron Iron Age dagger (c.300-c.100 BC), consisting of part of the copper alloy hilt closest to the blade, a short length of the iron blade and part of the iron handle. It is missing most of its blade and hilt. Overall, the fragment measures 43.6mm long, 53.0mm wide and 17.1mm thick. It weighs 63.45g. The copper alloy part of the hilt that survives is shaped like a V and is similar to the cross guard or quillons of a more recent sword or dagger. Overall, the decoration of the object is in a three-dimensional style of Celtic art more common in continental…
Created on: Tuesday 17th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
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Record ID: DENO-4B33B7
Object type: TORC
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Torc from near Newark, Nottinghamshire (2005 T52) Date: Iron Age Description: An Iron Age multi twisted strand torc with decorated hollow ring shaped terminals. Like the 'Great Torc' from Ken Hill, Snettisham and the Sedgeford Torc, this torc is made from twisted gold wire 'ropes' that were fixed to hollow ring shaped terminals decorated with raised La Tene (so-called 'Early Celtic Art') design. This torc is made from an alloy of gold and silver. The body of the torc is made from 8 'ropes' each made from (possibly) four wires. The wires in each of the 8 ropes are twisted in t…
Created on: Thursday 12th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 13th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Newark', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-B77354
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age La Tène III brooch (c.100 BC-AD c.100), missing its pin and the curl of its catchplate. Overall, the brooch measures 58.2mm long, 14.6mm wide and c.12mm thick. It weighs 4.46g. The brooch's spring is encrusted with iron corrosion and there are patches of iron corrosion on other parts of the brooch as well. The bow has quite a flat curve and has a flat D-shaped cross-section. It tapers from 7.4mm wide just below the spring to 0.9mm wide at the foot. There is a longitudinal groove down its centre. The catchplate is triangular and missing its curl.
Created on: Thursday 5th November 2015
Last updated: Monday 16th November 2015
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Record ID: DENO-75D64B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age La Tène III brooch (c.100 BC-AD c.100), missing its pin. Overall, the brooch measures 39.1mm long, c.9.5mm wide and 17.3mm thick. It weighs 3.27g. The brooch is fairly simple in design. The spring has two surviving complete turns of probably three original turns. The bow is oval in cross-section and has a single engrailed ridge along the front of its centre. The bow curves down towards the foot so that the head end and foot end of the brooch are at right angles to each other. The foot becomes flat and then curves to form the catchplate. Simi…
Created on: Monday 2nd November 2015
Last updated: Monday 2nd November 2015
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Record ID: DENO-758B35
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age silver unit of the Iceni, 'Norfolk Boar Star' type, dating to c. 20 BC - 40 AD. ABC 1579; VA 657; BMC 3455-3472.
Created on: Monday 2nd November 2015
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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Record ID: DENO-D9B7E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age North Eastern quarter-stater ('Lindsey Scyphate' type) of the Corieltavi dating to the period c. 60-30 BC. Cf. BMC, p. 175, nos 3187-3189; cf. ABC, p. 93, nos 1770 and 1773. The coin is only 0.5mm thick but has a noticeably concavo-convex flan. Eleanor Ghey (Research Assistant at the British Museum) comments: "This Iron Age gold coin is of a type known as a "scyphate stater" (from its dished shape). They are relatively rare finds, with around 54 examples recorded on the PAS database. This particular discovery is notable for being the most westerly recorded find o…
Created on: Wednesday 26th August 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 1st September 2015
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Record ID: WILT-7C24D5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A base silver Iron Age stater of the Durotriges. Slightly broken. Probably dating to the period c.58 BC-AD 43.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd April 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 28th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7D77B0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age (c.400-c.200 BC) La Tène I brooch, missing its pin, most of its spring and part of its foot. Overall, the brooch measures 55mm long and 8mm wide. The brooch is circular/oval in section throughout (excluding the catchplate). It is narrow at the head and tail (c.2.5mm wide) and swells to 8mm wide at the centre of the bow. Only one turn of the integral spring survives. Also the upturned part of the foot, which often contains an inlay, is missing. Decoration consists of a series of transverse grooves at either end of the bow. The catchplate projects fr…
Created on: Friday 10th April 2015
Last updated: Friday 10th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7C62E4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Roman (AD c.25-100) strip brooch, missing its pin and bent out of shape. Overall, the brooch measures 54mm long and 10mm wide. The brooch is formed from a thin strip of copper alloy which tapers in width from 10mm at the head to 4mm at the foot. The brooch is decorated with a pair of converging longitudinal grooves. The catchplate is broadly rectangular and projects from the rear of the foot.
Created on: Friday 10th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-53B386
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Late Iron Age early Roman (AD c.25-c.60) Colchester one-piece brooch, missing its pin, spring and catchplate. Overall, the brooch measures 60mm long and 14mm wide. The head consists of two rectangular wings and the stump of a loop at the top, which would have held the sring in place. The bow is circular in cross-section and tapers in width from 3mm below the wings to a point at the foot. It projects forwards from between the wings and then curves downwards towards the foot.
Created on: Wednesday 8th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-FE3612
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy contemporary copy of a silver Late Iron Age (c.50 BC-AD 43?) unit of the Dubonni tribal group. Obverse: Moon head right. Reverse: Stylised horse left. cf. ABC 2024-2035.
Created on: Friday 9th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Somerford', grid reference and parish protected.


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