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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: SWYOR-883578
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Iron Age coin; a South Ferriby Stater, a North Eastern coin attributed to the Corieltauvi, probably dating from 50 BC - 20 BC (Haselgrove Period II, Phase 6). Compare ABC, p. 92, no. 1743. The centre of the coin is a coppery colour on both faces. It is probably made from a copper-rich alloy of gold. The flan is oval so any design under the horse is missing. The coin is 19.3mm diameter, 3.4mm thick and 5.39g.
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Axholme', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-D5EBC2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy Iron Age to Roman platform-decorated terret dating from AD 1 - 100. Only a fragment of the hoop and one platform survive. The hoop is circular in cross-section. The platform is abradrd round the edges but appears to have been circular. It is positioned forward of the hoop on a circular sectioned shank which is 4mm long. The platform face is decorated with an incised circle containing two punched dots. An incised line forms a border round the outside, touching the circle at one side and positioned 2-3mm away from it at the other side. Only about half of thi…
Created on: Monday 5th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-DF0DF2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy possible Iron Age or Roman tankard handle dating from about 300 BC - 200 AD. Only a fragment survives. It is openwork and in the form of two teardrop shaped loops, joined back to back, and both broken at the pointed ends. There is no decoration. The breaks are worn and patinated. The handle is curved. It is 43mm long, 19.4mm wide and 4mm thick. 9.15g. It has a well developed brown patina, which is light green where it is chipped. The object has been identified based on parallels such as LIN-96EDE3, BERK-17B0E2, HESH-B30272 and BH-38B0D6, but without any stylistic dec…
Created on: Friday 12th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 17th August 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-88FD3D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy object, probably an Iron Age or Roman brooch dating from about 100 BC - AD 100. The object is bent into a U shape and has a brassy patina. It looks like the lower arm and catchplate of a brooch. The lower bow tapers to a point and the catchplate is rectangular with a convex tapering lower edge. The upper bow widens slightly before a narrower area, then a rounded, thicker boss. This may be the remains of an acaunthus button, but the acanthus part is on the reverse of the bow, and the front is smooth. There is another waist above this, and then a smaller rounded knop befo…
Created on: Monday 8th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 9th August 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-4EDC75
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Bradford
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold coin; a stater, an addendum to the 1998 Silsden Hoard (IARCH-9C03F0). The stater is a coin of the Eastern Region / Catuvellauni and Trinovantes struck under Cunobelinus (about AD 8 - 41), Cunobelinus Linear X-type with an X privy mark under the A of CAMV. The coin is 17.8mm diameter, 3mm thick and 5.07g. See ABC number 2774 on page 136 and Van Arsdell number 1925-5 on page 397 (= BMC 1772). Compare also LANCUM-5FE7DC. Obverse: Vertical corn ear with a central stalk. CA at left side, MV at right side and a letter X under the A. Reverse: Horse right with ladder mane…
Created on: Tuesday 12th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Silsden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-127E2A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Iron Age coin; an uninscribed North Eastern (Corieltauvi) silver unit, South Ferriby Daisy type, phase 6, circa 50 - 10 BC. Compare ABC 1806. The coin is 15.6mm diameter, 1.7mm thick, 1.07g. Part of the edge (including the head of the horse) is missing owing to edge chips. The flan is dished. Only vestigal traces of the design survive on the obverse. The coin could also be a silver half unit, similar to ABC 1833 (Allen ZA type).
Created on: Monday 27th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-59E569
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver coin of uncertain date, possibly Iron Age but the designs are unclear and not currently identifiable. There is a possible quadruped on one face, and curved lines and pellets, as well as a crescent or letter C on the other face. The coin is 9.6mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 0.39g. The coin is slightly smaller than ,ost Iron Age silver units or half units. Obverse: Possible quadruped left, vertical line above. Reverse: Curved symbol like a C, and a bracket shaped line {
Created on: Monday 6th June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 9th June 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-DA0899
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age coin, a copper alloy core of a plated stater. It is a North East Domino type attributed to the Corieltauvi and dating from 50 BC - AD 10 (Haselgrove period 2, phase 6). Compare ABC number 1758, SWYOR-9721B5 and LIN-AA2382. The coin is 17.7mm diameter, 3.4mm thick and 4.42g. It is slightly dished. It is an orange brown colour and the obverse is from a very worn die.
Created on: Monday 7th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th March 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-1CA6D5
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy late Iron Age to Roman button and loop fastener (probably), seemingly a variant of Wild Class IX which have a bar rather than a button. This example has a baluster shaped bar and descending from it, a shield shaped (pointed base) openwork plate. The plate has a central vertical rib between the bar and the apex. A spiral springing from this rib near the bar, forms a coil on each side. Curved struts join this spiral to the apex, and join the central knop of the bar to the outer knops. The baluster shaped bar has a disc like central boss, and a globular, almost half …
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-79D5AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Iron Age coin; a quarter stater of Cunobelinus (dating from AD 10 - 40) of the Catuvellauni and Trinovantes (Eastern Region). Cunobelinus Plastic type with a corn ear without a central stalk and MV to the right, and on the reverse, a horse rearing right with dashes for the mane. See ABC 2816 on page 137. The coin is 11mm diameter, 2.1mm thick and 1.38g.
Created on: Tuesday 26th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 28th January 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-74DE77
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy core of a plated Iron Age stater inscribed VEP CORF; North Eastern (Corieltavian) type, dating from about AD 15-40. Compare ABC 1863. The coin is 16.4mm diameter, 2.6mm thick and 1.85g.
Created on: Tuesday 26th January 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd February 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-39B683
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy late Iron Age or Early Roman La Tène III Nauheim derivative brooch (dating from about 100 BC - AD 100), missing its pin and foot. The bow is fairly straight and is a very shallow D-shape in cross-section. The foot and catchplate are missing. The upper bow extends and curls forwards to form a spring of four turns, two on each side, with an internal chord. The last part of the fourth turn and the pin are missing. The brooch has a dark grey patina. It is 32.6mm long, 11.7mm wide, 7mm thick and 1.99g. Compare DENO-B77354 and examples on page 290 and 291 of Hatt…
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th November 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-C9BB51
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Iron Age coin; an uninscribed North Eastern (Corieltauvi) silver half unit, probably a Boar/Horse type, phase 6, circa 50 - 10 BC. Compare ABC 1833. The coin is 12.9mm diameter, 1.84mm thick and 1.07g.
Created on: Wednesday 18th November 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 18th November 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-F32983
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Late Iron Age to early Roman (AD 20-80) copper-alloy Colchester one-piece brooch missing the spring, pin and catchplate. The wings are rectangular in cross section and only part of the forward facing hook remains. The bow tapers from 4.8mm to 1.4mm at the foot and is oval in cross section. The catchplate is damaged. The brooch is 41.1mm long, 6.7mm wide and 22.3mm thick. 3.06g. It has a brown colour with patches of a bright turquoise patina in places. The brooch is similar to WILT-025937 and BERK-B77E52.
Created on: Sunday 8th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 5th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-7E7D6B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Iron Age coin; an uninscribed North Eastern (Corieltauvi) silver half unit, probably a Boar/Horse type, phase 6, circa 50 - 10 BC. ABC 1833. The coin is 11mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 0.3g. It is slightly dished and the edges are damaged with small pars missing.
Created on: Friday 9th October 2015
Last updated: Friday 9th October 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-6939BB
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy mini-terret dating from 300 BC - 100 AD. The terret has an annular hoop with two prominent radiating ribs flanking the bar, and a flat back giving a D-section. The central hole is circular and the bar is almost as thick as the rest of the hoop. There is an incised line round the edge of the hoop, near the back, which does not exten over the ribs or on to the bar. It is 22.2mm diameter, 3.7mm thick and 5.88g. It has a pitted but glossy dark brown patina. This object can be compared to SUR-265AA3, LIN-6799A3, SWYOR-6FB6D2 and SF-A70334. SUR-265AA3 notes that: …
Created on: Thursday 8th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th October 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-277D96
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Iron Age or Roman mount, possibly a decorative shield clip or tankard fitting dating from about 300 BC - AD 100. The mount consists of a hollow tubular sheet of copper alloy decorated with a series of circumferential raised collars and grooves forming three bands. It is C shaped in cross-section and does not appear to be broken. It is 13.5mm long, 9.2mm wide and 6.6mm thick. 1.16g. The sheet is 0.83mm thick. Compare DOR-670C56 and SUSS-D4AAD7 for similar examples on the database, and SWYOR-1B5433 which has many published references. See also Worrell 2009, 'Draft Iro…
Created on: Monday 5th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 7th October 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-1494DB
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Report for H.M Coroner 2015 T656 - Vessel and bracelet hoard, from near Wakefield, West Yorkshire To be known as the 'Brookfield Hoard' (named after the finders, at their request) PAS no.: SWYOR-1494DB Circumstances of Discovery On 13th September 2015, a group of Iron Age objects were found by [name redacted] while metal detecting at a 'Coil to the Soil' rally in North Elmsall, near Wakefield in West Yorkshire (grid reference provided). Amy Downes, Finds Liaison Officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme in West Yorkshire, was able to attend the site within two hours of…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-D9A17D
Object type: PRICK SPUR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
British Museum Report: Description: 1.Long thin copper alloy strip bent into a U-shape in a plane perpendicular to the width of the strip. The strip terminates at one end with an oval terminal with strap loop in the same plane as the strip. The other end is broken off. The outer surface of the strip is engraved with two parallel lines that run down the centre. The narrow area between these lines is hatched with short perpendicular engraved lines, giving a ladder effect. The strip is pierced with a circular hole in the centre of the 'U', with the hole going through the engraved lines.…
Created on: Monday 7th September 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: SWYOR-B546D5
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy sword pommel of later Iron Age to Early Roman date, probably from the 1st century AD (1 AD - 100 AD). The artefact is irregular in plan and profile; it is formed from a central rectangular vertical tube-like element (sub-rectangular in cross section at the narrower end and oval at the wider end) from which two centrally positioned triangular "wings" project. Only one wing survives intact. It is made up from two integral struts projecting from the central tube, and a large thick roundel at their apex. This roundel or lobe is integrally cast and is …
Created on: Wednesday 12th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 2nd November 2015
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