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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: SWYOR-421C5D
Object type: SHIELD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A ribbed copper alloy clip or hook, possibly a shield binding clip dating from the Iron Age or Roman periods, about 300 BC - AD 100. It is rectangular in plan and U shaped in cross-section, and the inner face is also curved longitudinally, to allow it to fit snugly when clipped on to the inside of something rounded and curved such as a ring. The outer face is ribbed with four ridges. The short ends of the clip appear to be complete. The long edges are both broken, but one is also champfered. It has a smooth light grey green patina. It is 23.6mm long, 15.1mm wide and 12.9mm thick. 12.63…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-3DCA7B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age gold coin; an uninscribed North Eastern gold stater of the Corieltavi / North Eastern region, dating from about 50-20 BC. Compare ABC p. 92, no. 1737. It is 19.6mm diameter, 2.7mm thick and 5.2g.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-465458
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy probable bead of later Iron Age date, about 100 BC - AD 50. It is annular, one side much narrower than the other. A moulded raised lip runs round the aperture on both faces. There is also a ridge along the centre of the outer face at the narrower side. This is decorated with transverse incised lines, indistinct owing to wear at the outer edge of the narrowest part of the hoop. On the expanded part of the ring, the ridge terminates with hollow, moulded ovoid shapes in relief, their backs opposing each other. Each pointed oval terminal is on a slightly flattened facet. The…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 5th June 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-393090
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age copper-alloy coin, core of a plated gold stater of the North Eastern Region / Corieltavi, dating to the period c.AD 25-35, copy of a 'Dumnocoveros Tigirsneo' type. Obverse: [D]V-M[N], vertical wreath with inscription either side between plain lines, pellet or spiral rings in each quadrant. Reverse: Lunate horse left, unclear motifs or legends above and below. The coin has a brown patina. This is a core of a plated stater probably copying a stater of Dumnocoveros Tigirsneo type, cf.ABC p. 101, no. 1971; BMC nos. pl. 107, 3325-3327. The coin is 16.3mm diameter, 2.5mm thick an…
Created on: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-3DB74B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible copper alloy core of a plated Iron Age gold stater; probably North Eastern (Corieltavian) type, dating from about 50 BC - AD 50. The coin is 17.9mm diameter, 3.7mm thick. 2.86g. The edges are damaged and incomplete. This coins was found about 5 metres from SWYOR-3DB2CC, another much clearer core of a plated stater.
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-3DB2CC
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 gold stater inscribed VEP CORF; North Eastern (Corieltavian) type, dating from about AD 15-40. Compare ABC 1851 - 1863. The coin is 20.5mm diameter, 2.7mm thick and 2.99g. This coins was found about 5 metres from SWYOR-3DB74B, another possible core of a plated copy.
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
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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: Monday 11th September 2017
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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