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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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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
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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 profi…
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
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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 derivative brooc…
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
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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 bow…
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
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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 th…
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
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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 that pr…
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-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, 8.3mm …
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
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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 many…
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 catchplate…
Created on: Wednesday 10th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th May 2017
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Record ID: WAW-D70C1A
Object type: RING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probably late Iron Age to Roman (1stcenturyBC to 2ndcentury) harness fitting loop or sword suspension loop: A copper alloy circular copper alloy ring with an oval section. One portion of the frame is thinner than the other side, but this may be due to casting rather than wear. In profile the loop is flat. The surface of the loop has a well-developed light grey-green coloured patina. It measures 20.31mm diameter, 3.3mm thick and weighs 2.8g. Similar rings are illustrated in Jackson (1990), Nos. 146-161, particularly 160 which is almost identical in size. These are just described as…
Created on: Thursday 30th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 20th April 2017
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Record ID: WAW-FDDD36
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age (c. 400 to 200 BC) La Tène I brooch: The copper alloy brooch has been cast as one piece, and is now missing its' spring, pin and foot. The upper terminal is broken before the spring starts. The break is not recent and it tapers to a blunt point. Below the break, on one side of the bow there is a small incomplete spur. The bow is C-shaped in profile and is oval in section which increases in width slightly towards the apex and tapers towards the lower portion of the bow. The outer face of the bow is decorated with moulded decoration in the form of obliquely angled notches …
Created on: Monday 20th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Studley area.', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-0534FD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and corroded Iron Age to Roman copper-alloy possible Rosette brooch of the sub-keyhole type (AD 20-AD 60): The central portion of the brooch remains, with the upper and lower edges being broken, but not recently. The brooch has a sub-circular body which is decorated with two horizontal, crescentic grooves. Protruding from the upper edge is a narrowed rectangular band which is a L-shaped profile as it protrudes forwards. The lower edge of the body also has a narrowed rectangular band which is straight in profile and the outer face is decorated with triple stranded groove i…
Created on: Friday 24th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th February 2017
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Record ID: WAW-ECF1C1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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One body sherd of a hand made ceramic vessel of a late Iron Age ware tempered with flint and shell. The sherd weighs 59.31g. The sherd has a mid grey core, oxidised surfaces. The vessel form is probably a utilitarian type vessel such as a storage jars and dating to the late Iron Age Sherd specific details: Fabric type: shall and flint tempered ware. Firing condition: mid grey core, oxidised surfaces Hardness: hard Surface texture: Quite smooth and slightly powdery Condition of sherd: Some abrasion.
Created on: Monday 12th December 2016
Last updated: Monday 12th December 2016
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Record ID: WAW-7FED4B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age gold stater of Tincomarus of the Atrebates dating from 20 BC - AD 10. ABC 1067; BMC 770-774. The first face has COM.F in an incuse tablet on a plain field; the second face depicts a warrior on rearing horse right, holding spear, with TIN below with pellets below tail and star behind.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Monday 8th May 2017
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Record ID: WAW-0E3122
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age: a contemporary copy (silver plated core) of an uninscribed western (Dobunni) silver unit. Similar to Hobbs: Nos. 2953. The coin is struck from silver and has copper alloy adhering to the surface.
Created on: Friday 14th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 1st December 2016
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Record ID: WAW-6E968A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age: a contemporary copy (silver plated core) of an uninscribed western (Dobunni) silver unit. Similar to Hobbs: Nos. 2976-2980. VA No. 1074. Mack No. 380.
Created on: Friday 19th August 2016
Last updated: Friday 19th August 2016
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Record ID: WAW-64685C
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Iron Age to Roman (-100 to 200) cosmetic mortar: The copper alloy mortar is crescentic in profile and an elongated pointed oval in plan. One terminal is in the form of a simplified bovoid head, with short vertical horns whose tips curl forwards slightly. There are no features on the face but it has a pronounced edge beneath the horns. The other terminal is in the form of a crescent, and it is joined to the body of the mortar on the exterior edge of the apex. In section the mortar has a 'V' shaped section. On the outer face of the mortar, at the apex on the base there is an complete i…
Created on: Friday 1st July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
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