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Record ID: CORN-E29EC2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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Base silver or billon South Western uninscribed stater of the Durotriges tribe of Dorset and Somerset, ABC 2157, BMC 2550. Van Arsdell refers to this Abstract type as one of the final silver or billon coinages on page 294, no.1235-1, and dates it from 58-45 BC.
Created on: Wednesday 11th October 2017
Last updated: Sunday 15th October 2017
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Record ID: CORN-41F94C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Bronze unit of Tasciovanus (25 BC-AD 10) of the Catuvellauni tribe who occupied the whole of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, most of Buckinghamshire and parts of Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Essex and Suffolk, mint of Verulamium, present-day St Albans. BMC 1703, ABC 2667 Van Arsdell illustrates a similar coin on page 370, no.1713-1, which he classifies as Tasciovanus First Coinage, dating from c.25-20 BC.
Created on: Wednesday 4th October 2017
Last updated: Sunday 8th October 2017
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Record ID: CORN-E20ED6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Copper alloy stater of South Western uninscribed type minted by the Durotriges of Dorset and Somerset in the first century AD. British Museum Catalogue Type: 2790; ABC 2175; Van Arsdell Type: 1290-1, which is dated from 30 BC to AD 10, but current thinking now dates them from the first half of the 1st century AD. The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo-Belgic C …
Created on: Tuesday 18th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
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Record ID: CORN-E1FDC7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Silver Iron Age stater of South Western uninscribed Cranborne Chase type minted by the Durotriges of Dorset and Somerset. British Museum Catalogue Type: 2639; Van Arsdell Type: 1235-7, ABC 2169. c.50 BC - AD 50 (ABC dates to c.58 BC - AD 43) The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo-Belgic C (imported, early first century BC) to British A and British B (insular, …
Created on: Tuesday 18th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
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Record ID: CORN-41F6E5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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Copper alloy stater of South Western uninscribed type, probably minted by the Durotriges of Dorset and Somerset in the first century AD. British Museum Catalogue Type: 2790; ABC 2175; Van Arsdell Type: 1290-1, which is dated from 30 BC to AD 10, but current thinking now dates them from the first half of the 1st century AD. The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo…
Created on: Wednesday 28th June 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
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Record ID: CORN-BBD465
Object type: POT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Two pottery body sherds from the shoulder of an Iron Age globular jar, S-shaped in profile, in the style of South Western Decorated Ware, and made of local gabbroic fabric. The fabric is a light dark brown colour with a black burnished exterior that contains small inclusions of pale felspars and dark augite and a few larger inclusions of quartz. The decoration of an incised plain leaf pattern using a pair of curvilinear lines (mainly on the smaller sherd), below a border of two parallel lines that run horizontally around the neck of the vessel and contain many parallel oblique lines, c…
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 12th April 2017
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Record ID: CORN-BBC3E3
Object type: POT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Two pottery body sherds from an Iron Age globular jar, in the style of South Western Decorated Ware, and made of local gabbroic fabric. The fabric is a mid brown colour, with a layer of black burnt material on the interior, that contains small inclusions of pale felspars and mica. The decoration of triple tooled horizontal parallel raised lines and grooves is typical of South Western Decorated jars found in the local region. But they are often found above and below stamps which these sherds might have had, but is now missing, and can be seen on sherds excavated from the Iron Age cliff …
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 12th April 2017
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Record ID: CORN-7E8172
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy stater of South Western uninscribed type of the Durotrigian tribe of Dorset, British Museum Catalogue Type: 2819; Van Arsdell Type: 1290-1, which is dated from 30 BC to AD 10, but current thinking now dates them from the first half of the 1st century AD. The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo-Belgic C (imported, early first century BC) to British A a…
Created on: Thursday 2nd March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 8th March 2017
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Record ID: CORN-3B902A
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Sussex
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Cast copper alloy side-looped socketed axe with a socket mouth that is sub-square in plan, a thick everted collar and an expanded blade, dating from the Early Iron Age. The everted collar is 11.6 mm deep and below the collar is a transverse moulding that is 5 mm deep, from which four parallel vertical ribs extend down the blade at right angles, on each face. Two more longitudinal ribs form a border on either side where the axe is chamfered at a sharp angle, and follow the curve of the edge. The ribs are 1 mm thick, 70 mm long and 6 mm apart. Between each rib on one face of the axe are …
Created on: Wednesday 28th December 2016
Last updated: Friday 30th June 2017
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Record ID: CORN-76B6EA
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Cast lead spindle whorl, circular in plan, sub-rectangular in profile and square in section, with a circular central perforation that has a raised border around its upper edge. The whorl is 25 mm in diameter and 10 mm in height and the spindle hole is 9 mm in diameter and 9 mm in height. Probably from the Roman period as other similar examples have been found near Roman coins or in Roman contexts. Parallels can be found in Roman Aldborough, North Yorkshire (Bishop, 1996, page 31, fig.17, no.171). This spindle whorl is a similar size to the Aldborough example and another tin spindle who…
Created on: Monday 31st October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 23rd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Constantine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-2DB6DA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold inscribed Iron Age stater of Verica (c.AD 10-40) of the Atrebates tribe, Verica Warrior Rex type with COM.F obverse; ABC 1190; Hobbs 1146-1153.
Created on: Monday 3rd October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th October 2016
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Record ID: CORN-B50BF1
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Cast lead spindle whorl, circular in plan and biconical in profile and section, with a neat circular central perforation that is worn on on edge. The spindle hole is 5 mm in diameter and 10 mm in height. Probably from the Roman period as other similar examples have been found near Roman coins or in Roman contexts. Parallels can be found in Roman Aldborough, North Yorkshire (Bishop, 1996, page 31, fig.17, no.171). This spindle whorl is smaller that the Aldborough example and another tin spindle whorl (24 mm diameter) found at the Iron Age and Romano-British site at Trevelgue Head near …
Created on: Saturday 3rd September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 15th September 2016
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Record ID: CORN-C27C10
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Incomplete cast copper alloy one-piece Colchester type bow brooch, missing the spring, the pin and the catch-plate (with a width of 9 mm, a length of 90 mm, a thickness of 4 mm and a weight of 5.65 g). The spring was positioned behind the wings and only the stubs of the spring at the back of the head and the forward-projecting claw to tension the chord are now present. The stubs of the wings are evident either side of the head. The bow projects outwards from the head before turning sharply in an arch and curving back on itself towards the foot, as it is now bent in half. The bow is re…
Created on: Tuesday 5th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 12th July 2016
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Record ID: CORN-5FA82D
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy side-looped socketed axe with a crescentic blade and a thick biconical collar, square in plan, dating from the Early Iron Age. The collar is 14 mm deep which extends to a transverse moulding that acts as a border between the collar the the ribs below and runs around the width of the axe. The side loop extends from this moulding on one side to a length of 23 mm with an aperture that is 9 mm in diameter. There is a casting seam that continues below the loop down the side of the axe and which has been chiselled flat on the other side. Below the transverse moulding are th…
Created on: Tuesday 7th June 2016
Last updated: Friday 30th June 2017
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Record ID: CORN-A71B74
Object type: POT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pottery sherd from the shoulder of a globular jar with an everted rim, in the style of South West Decorated Ware, but made of local fabric with chalk and grog (crushed pot) inclusions (Roger Taylor pers comm). The fabric is dark grey in colour with larger grey inclusions of grog and smaller white flecks of chalk. The clay is grog-tempered rather than gabbroic (Henrietta Quinnell) so was not made in the Southwest but the style was certainly influenced by the local wares. The decoration of an incised plain leaf pattern using a pair of curvilinear lines, between two borders of two parall…
Created on: Tuesday 9th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th February 2016
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Record ID: CORN-D3AF7A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold-plated contemporary copy of a copper alloy Dobunnic G-type stater of their ruler Catti (c.AD 1-20). The Dobunni were a tribe that lived in the counties of Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bristol and Avon. Van Arsdell, 1989, p.281, no.1130-1 Hobbs, 1996, p.170, pl.90, no.3059 Cottam, de Jersey, Rudd, and Sills, 2010, p.105, no.2057 See HESH-C2D524 for another gold-plated contemporary copy of a stater of Catti.
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sennen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-87E51B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy stater of South Western uninscribed type of the Durotrigian tribe of Dorset, British Museum Catalogue Type: 2832; Van Arsdell Type: 1290-1, which is dated from 30 BC to AD 10, but current thinking now dates them from the first half of the 1st century AD. The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo-Belgic C (imported, early first century BC) to British A …
Created on: Monday 28th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 29th September 2015
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Record ID: CORN-87E016
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy stater of South Western uninscribed type of the Durotrigian tribe of Dorset, British Museum Catalogue Type: 2806; Van Arsdell Type: 1290-1, which is dated from 30 BC to AD 10, but current thinking now dates them from the first half of the 1st century AD. The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo-Belgic C (imported, early first century BC) to British A …
Created on: Monday 28th September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th October 2015
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Record ID: CORN-9BE2F7
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Micaceous argillaceous shale spindle whorl, ranging from pink to light brown in colour with a sparkling surface from the mica inclusions. The whorl is oval in plan and flat in profile, with smooth parallel faces, and a slightly off-centre tapering depression in each face which do not meet in the middle and perforate the stone. On one face the depression is 2 mm in diameter and 3 mm deep and the other depression on the opposite face is 4 mm in diameter and 2 mm deep. The depressions have been deliberately drilled from each face but not completed so that the spindle whorl was never used…
Created on: Saturday 30th May 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
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Record ID: CORN-CF1F40
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver stater of South Western uninscribed type minted by the Durotriges of Dorset and Somerset. British Museum Catalogue Type: 2639; Van Arsdell Type: 1235-7, ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 2169. c.50 BC - AD 50 The style of these coins derive originally from Gallo-Belgic gold staters which were copying Greek gold staters in circulation at the time, with the head of Apollo on the obverse, and a horse and chariot on the reverse. The evolution of this coin's design is: Gallo-Belgic C (imported, early first century BC) to British A and British B (insular, Southern Britain) to South We…
Created on: Sunday 26th October 2014
Last updated: Sunday 16th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gwinear-Gwithian', grid reference and parish protected.


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