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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: WAW-3E3513
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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Iron Age coin: A complete cast copper-alloy unit or 'potin' of primary phase degraded 'Thurrock' type of the Cantiaci dating to c.120 - 100 B.C, ABC type 120, Van Arsdell type 1402-1442, BMC 660-66.
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-DE5EFB
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
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Iron Age (100 BC to AD 100) unidentifiable fitting or mount: The object is rectangular with a V-shaped slot at one terminal, forming two arms. The terminal of these arms are perforated and has traces of an iron axis bar. The other terminal has a sub-oval perforation. In profile the object is curved, being convex on the outer face and concave on the interior. The exterior face is decorated with a low-relief sub-rectangular panel with concave terminals. There is a high-relief leave obliquely angled in the panel with traces of red enamel on one side and white enamel on the other. Either …
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
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Record ID: WAW-DDB5EA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
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An incomplete copper-alloy one-piece brooch of probable 'Nauheim derivative' La Tene III type of the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, dating from c. AD 25 - 100. The brooch bow is an elongated lozenge which is slightly twisted and bent. The bow is decorated with two horizontal grooves within a lozenge border. The upper portion of the bow tapers and curves and is the start of the spring. The lower bow terminal has a solid complete catchplate. The brooch has a mid green patina. It measures 58.22mm in length and width at the broken head, is 5.42mm wide across the bow and weighs 4g. …
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
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Record ID: WAW-B7542E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Iron Age to Roman (50-200) penannular brooch of Booth's Type A5. The brooch is fragmentary with only a terminal and a portion of the frame remaining. The frame is an asymmetrical pointed-oval in section, and crescentic in plan. The complete terminal has a bulbous knop and the other is a break, but not a recent one. The surface has a light green patina. It measures 36.55mm long, 16.25mm wide and 6.67mm thick. Booth (2014) suggests this is a type A5 brooch with the bulbous terminal which broadly dates to 200 BC to the 7th century, but is larger numbers are found to date to the mi…
Created on: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Last updated: Saturday 11th August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-FAA117
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Iron Age-Roman brooch, probably a Langton Down type: The copper alloy brooch is incomplete; it has cylindrical wings, although this is incomplete. The pin, spring and axis bar are missing, although there appears to be a stud which is circular sectioned and tapers to a blunt point, protruding from the interior of the wings. The function of the stud is not certain. The wings contain some iron corrosion. The bow protrudes from the lower edge of the wings and is a slender rectangle in section and tapers to a broken edge, probably above the mid point. The exterior is decoration with a …
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Record ID: WAW-01D98C
Object type: LINCH PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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Iron Age (c. 400 BC to AD 100) vase-headed linch pin terminal: The cast copper alloy terminal is oval in section with a flattened disc, which on the outer face is decorated with high-relief motifs in the form of comma-leaves, a pellet, and duck-guilloche. The motifs together appear to form a duck-like figure. Beneath the disc the terminal is narrowed forming a shallow neck before the terminal then widens forming a convex profile. The lower face of the terminal has a square- section iron rod protruding slightly from the base. On opposite side faces of the terminal there is a deep conic…
Created on: Friday 23rd February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th February 2018
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Record ID: WAW-1F5F55
Object type: RING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
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Iron Age to Roman (150 BC to 4th century) ring: A copper alloy sub-oval copper alloy ring with a bi-convex section with rounded corners. The surface of the ring has an incomplete dark brown patina. It measures 29.15mm long, 28.67mm wide and 4.31mm thick. It weighs 6.88g. A very similar ring is illustrated in Jackson (1990) No. 149 in particular, but also Nos. 152-155 which are described as harness fittings. There are possibly other uses of such a type of suspension loop. Jackson, R. 1990, Camerton: The Late Iron Age and Early Roman Metalwork London: British Museum Press
Created on: Monday 12th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-1E291B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Buckinghamshire
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Late Iron Age to early Roman (c.AD 0 to c. 100) cast copper alloy La Tene I brooch. The brooch is cast as one piece. The spring is coiled with four coils with the terminal of the spring pointing downwards and is broken. The break is possibly quite recent as the patina does not cover the break. This would have originally developed to form the pin. The other terminal of the spring develops into the bow. The bow is a 'C' shape in profile and is oval in section which increases slightly towards the apex and tapers towards the lower portion of the bow. The lower portion of the bow forms the…
Created on: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
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Record ID: WAW-4718C8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to early Roman (c. AD 25 to c. 60) Colchester One-Piece brooch: The copper alloy has wings which are formed by a horizontal rectangular bar. On the reverse of the wings, integral to the upper edge is a rectangular protrusion which is folded back on itself forming a loop. The lower edge of the wings, on the reverse, there is an incomplete integral spring. The bow is hump-like in profile, but is slender and tapers down the bow to a sharp terminal. The bow is sub-oval in section and undecorated. The reverse of the lower portion of the bow has traces of a catchplate. In prof…
Created on: Sunday 3rd December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th December 2017
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Record ID: WAW-2E35F9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to early Roman (c.AD 0 to c. 100) Nauheim derivative brooch: The copper alloy brooch has an oval sectioned bow, which is undecorated, and tapers to a blunt point. The upper terminal quickly tapers, becomes circular in section and coils twice. The pin is missing. In profile the bow is almost straight in profile. At the lower portion of the bow, the incomplete catchplate develops on the reverse of the bow. The surface of the brooch has a matte dark green patina. The brooch measures 59.05mm in length and 5.74mm wide at the spring. It weighs 4.92g. Nauheim derivativ…
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: WAW-E051F0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to early Roman (c. AD 25 to c. 60) Colchester One-Piece brooch: The copper alloy has wings which are formed by a horizontal rectangular bar which are triangular when viewed from above. On the reverse of the wings, integral to the upper edge is a rectangular protrusion which is broken, but not recently. The lower edge of the wings, on the reverse, there is a trace the integral spring. The bow is hump-like in profile, but is slender and tapers down the bow to a sharp folded terminal. The bow is sub-oval in section and undecorated. The reverse of the lower portion of the bo…
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th November 2017
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Record ID: WAW-B50C55
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to early Roman (c. AD 25 to c. 60) Colchester One-Piece brooch: The copper alloy has wings which are formed by a horizontal rectangular bar. On the reverse of the wings, integral to the upper edge is a rectangular protrusion which is broken, but not recently. The lower edge of the wings, on the reverse, there is a trace the integral spring. The bow is hump-like in profile, but is slender and tapers down the bow. The bow is oval in section and decorated with two parallel vertical grooves. The reverse of the lower portion of the bow has traces of a catchplate. In profile t…
Created on: Monday 9th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
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Record ID: WAW-B4BD27
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age to Roman (800 BC to AD 400) unidentified artefact: The copper alloy fragment has been cast and is a sub-oval with abraded edges. The edges are abraded and may not be the original edge as the patina does not cover them. One surface has a sub-oval indentation and the surface is slightly convex. Both surfaces has a mid green-brown heavy patina. The artefact measures 41.8mm long, 22.18mm wide, 8.33mm thick and weighs 25.52g. The function of the artefact is not known, nor is the date, but the heavy patination suggests it is of Iron Age or Roman date.
Created on: Monday 9th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
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Record ID: WAW-5A5027
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Iron Age to early Roman copper-alloy lipped terret ring (c. 100 BC-c. AD100) copper-alloy lipped terret ring fragment. The copper alloy fragment comprises a portion of the loop with an integral lip-shaped moulding formed from a single outwardly projecting disc. The breaks are not recent. The loop is sub-circular in cross-section both sides of the discs. The lower terminal of the loop has a collar with a rectangular sectioned and narrowed trace. The terret ring is drab brownish green. Length: 37.63mm; thickness: 9.66mm. Weight: 9.72g. This is a fragment from a terret ring th…
Created on: Sunday 10th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Evesham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-5D66C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age coin: An Iron Age gold East Wiltshire quarter stater dating to the period c. 50 - 35 BC. Three wheels type. Obverse: Wreath design with hidden face, wheel below. Reverse: Triple tailed horse advancing right, wheel above and below. ABC. No 2093. BMC Nos. 498 - 501.
Created on: Tuesday 29th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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Record ID: WAW-CC183D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Iron Age unit of the Western Region / Dobunni, dating to the period c.50 BC - AD 10, 'Cotswold Crosses' type. Obverse: Moon head right represented by nose and stalk lips, ring for eye and other rings behind, crescents and pellet rosettes in front. Reverse: Horse right, large cross below with uncertain motifs in the angles, rings and crescents above. As ABC, p. 104, no. 2036; BMC nos. 3003-3011. The coin appears very base, possibly plated.
Created on: Thursday 10th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: WAW-4C8AFA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age silver unit probably of the Dobunni tribe dating to c 50-35 BC. The obverse depicts a Moon Head facing right. Uncertain reverse but it may be a horse. Cf ABC 2012.
Created on: Sunday 23rd July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th July 2017
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Record ID: WAW-36B12B
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age (200 BC to AD 100) toggle: The copper alloy toggle has a swollen central section with an oval perforation. The interior walls of the perforation are concave, and the perforation is off-centre leaving one wall to be thinner than the other. This may be due to wear and use rather than cast. Integral to either end is an extended arm which is circular in section and terminates with a bulbous knop. The arms are slightly waisted (narrowed). The surface of the toggle has a well-developed shiny mid green patina which incomplete. The toggle measures 33.1mm long, 12.57mm wide, 8…
Created on: Monday 10th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 10th July 2017
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Record ID: WAW-3118A7
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age-Roman glass bead, dating 800BC - AD100. Approximately half of the bead remains, the breaks appear to be recent damage. The bead was circular with a circular perforation measuring 8.66mm diameter. It is made from dark blue glass with white spirals on the exterior surface which are flush with the surface of the bead and not forming a nodule which can occur on other examples. The spirals vary in thickness and size. The bead measures 23.54mm diameter, 11.45mm thick and weighs 3.74g. This style of bead has been discussed at length by Foulds (2014, pp. 7-8) who notes that…
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Studley area.', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-2EEB6B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to early Roman (c. AD 25 to c. 60) Colchester One-Piece brooch: The copper alloy has wings which are formed by a horizontal rectangular bar which are triangular when viewed from above. On the reverse of the wings, integral to the upper edge is a rectangular protrusion which is broken, but not recently. The lower edge of the wings, on the reverse, there is a trace the integral spring. The bow is hump-like in profile, but is slender and tapers down the bow. The bow is D-shaped in section and undecorated. The reverse of the lower portion of the bow has traces of a catchplat…
Created on: Wednesday 10th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th May 2017
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