Database search results

Back to simple search | Back to advanced search

    You searched for:

    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL
    • Created by: Philippa Walton

  • Thumbnail image of BH-AC319B

Record ID: BH-AC319B
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy medieval swivel strap fitting or junction dating to the period c.AD 1200-1500. The strap fitting is formed of two components: a loop and a hook. The loop is oval in plan and hemispherical in section. The loop flattens out at its base and possesses a longitudinal aperture with collared moulding. A hook is threaded through this aperture. The hook possesses a lentoidal section head and a circular-section stem which is bent to form an open hook. The strap fitting measures 35mm in length, 23mm in width, 8mm in thickness and weighs 7.9g. Swivel mechanisms such as this were e…
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-AB5A2D

Record ID: BH-AB5A2D
Object type: STRAINER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy probable strainer of medieval to early post-medieval date. It is formed of a flat (but now distorted) disc of sheet copper-alloy which has been perforated by hand through the upper surface using broadly circular punches of varying sizes for the holes. The perforations are arranged in approximate concentric circles. There are similar examples illustrated in Egan,1998, pp. 157-158, nos. 437-440.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-AB0DB0

Record ID: BH-AB0DB0
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy French jetton dating to the period AD 1418 to 1437. The obverse depicts the arms of France with an illegible legend. The reverse depicts a cross fleuretty within a tressure with an illegible legend. cf. Mitchener p. 193, no. 531.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-2EFBE6

Record ID: BH-2EFBE6
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy strap end dating to the fourteenth century AD. The fragment comprises the front plate of a two piece strap end. The plate is heart-shaped in plan with bent sides. It measures 21mm in length, a maximum of 20mm in width and 5mm in thickness. cf. Egan and Pritchard (1993) p. 134, nos. 616 passim for parallels.
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-2EBE24

Record ID: BH-2EBE24
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy buckle frame with integral plate dating to the mid fourteenth to early fifteenth century AD. The buckle frame is oval in plan and D-shaped in section. The outer edge of the frame possesses a slight lip and there is a notch to accommodate the pin. The frame extends to the remains of an integral forked spacer, which is incomplete. The buckle measures 33mm in length, 28mm in width and 3mm in thickness.
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-2E9CEF

Record ID: BH-2E9CEF
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper-alloy rotary key dating the thirteenth or fourteenth century AD.. From the size of the key and the presence of a hollow stem it is likely that the key would have been used to lock a casket. The bow is circular in shape with a circular perforation. It extends to a hollow stem, which is rectangular in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. The bit tapers away from the stem making it wedge-shaped. It has two rectangular notches in it, creating a 'T'-shaped tooth. A number of very similar crude and simple rotary keys are shown in Egan (1998, 112), which he dates as fr…
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-2C7892

Record ID: BH-2C7892
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and incomplete cast copper-alloy fob-seal matrix dating to the thirteenth or fourteenth century AD. It has a flat circular die with a conical terminal that tapers to an old break. The face is engraved with a central image of a squirrel facing right. A circumferential legend surrounds the central squirrel motif. Unfortunately the legend is not legible due to damage to the edge of the die. Wildlife, particularly squirrels, hares and rabbits appear frequently on matrices of this type. Seal matrices of this type bearing imaginative legends in French or English and with decorative r…
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-2BCC7D

Record ID: BH-2BCC7D
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead seal matrix dating to thirteenth or fourteenth century AD. It is vesica shaped in plan and flat. The reverse is plain and the suspension loop is missing. In the centre of the die there is a foliate motif (a tree or branch?) surrounded by an incised pointed oval. The circumference is incised with a legend which reads "[...]FILIE[...]ROB[...]", presumbably: 'The seal of 'X', the daughter of Robert' or similar. The seal matrix measures 27mm in length and a maximum of 20mm in width. It measures 3mm in thickness.
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-1AEA71

Record ID: BH-1AEA71
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver hammered Irish farthing of Edward I, dating c. 1281-1284. Dublin mint. Obverse; crowned bust facing within beaded triangle, ERA/NG/LIE in spandrels. Reverse; long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle, CIVI/TAS/DVB/LINE. The coin is particularly well struck on a circular flan and is relatively unworn. C.f a similar example on PAS, IOW-0DED69.
Created on: Monday 12th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-1A8306

Record ID: BH-1A8306
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver voided shortcross cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to the period 1204 to 1209. Class 5. Mint of Lincoln.
Created on: Monday 12th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-1A5BE6

Record ID: BH-1A5BE6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver voided shortcross penny of Henry III dating to the period 1204 to 1209. Class 5. Mint of London.
Created on: Monday 12th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-15B9BE

Record ID: BH-15B9BE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval Irish silver penny of John (AD 1199-1216), minted by Robert at Dublin. Third ('Rex') Coinage, c. 1207-c. 1211. Spink 6228. Obverse: IOhA/NNES/REX; Crowned facing bust in triangle, hand holding sceptre, rose to right of neck. Reverse: ROBE/RDON/DIVE; Sun above crescent moon, a star in each corner, all within a triangle.
Created on: Monday 12th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-8573B6

Record ID: BH-8573B6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy gilded buckle frame dating to the thirteenth or fourteenth century AD. The buckle frame is rectangular in plan and section. The outer edge of the buckle frame is circular in section around which is looped a copper-roller which is constructed from sheet metal. At the other end, the frame extends to a body which comprises two waisted ovals, which are hemispherical in section. The first oval possesses a circular perforation. Remants of gilding are visible around the piercing. The object measures 29mm in length, 12mm in width and a maximum of 4mm in thickness.
Created on: Monday 5th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-832196

Record ID: BH-832196
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy vessel foot dating to the medieval or post medieval period. The foot is approximately trapezoidal in plan and slightly convex in section. It measures 41mm in length, 32mm in width and 13mm in thickness. It weighs 65.87g.
Created on: Monday 5th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-830F79

Record ID: BH-830F79
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two fragments of an incomplete copper-alloy chafing dish handle and rivet dating from the later medieval or early post-medieval period, (c. 15th-16th century AD) The loop handle is approximately trapezoidal in plan with bevelled edges both inside and out. The upper surface of the handle is decorated with regularly-spaced incised dots. There is a separate free-moving attachment loop located on the flattened edge of the handle. The loop is approximately oval in plan, with a waisted neck and a circular projection. This would have originally been attached to the wall of the vessel to allo…
Created on: Monday 5th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-48A4EC

Record ID: BH-48A4EC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver cut halfpenny of John of England (class 5b1) dating to c. AD 1205. Moneyer Ricard. Mint of London, Exeter, Lincoln or Winchester.
Created on: Friday 2nd February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-47C590

Record ID: BH-47C590
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead weight, probably dating to the later Medieval or early post medieval period (AD 1400 to 1700). The weight is approximately rectangular in plan and hemispherical in section. The upper surface is decorated with an integrally-cast saltire cross and possesses a small circular piercing. The piercing is situated between two of the arms of the cross. The weight measures 25mm in length, 22mm in width, 8mm in thickness and weighs 25.22g.
Created on: Friday 2nd February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-336117

Record ID: BH-336117
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy French jetton dating to the fifteenth century AD. The obverse depicts the Shield of France bearing at least three fleur-de-lis. The legend is illegible. The reverse depicts a double stranded arcuate cross fleuretty with a central rosette within a circular tressure. The legend is illegible. The jetton measures 24mm in diameter and weighs 2.57g.
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-332E33

Record ID: BH-332E33
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Continental long cross sterling of John of Avesnes, Count of Hainaut (Mayhew type 37 or 39 but it is most likely the earlier as there is what appears to be a Roman N before the O on the obverse), dated to the period AD 1280 to c. AD 1296/7. Mint of Maubeuge.
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-331915

Record ID: BH-331915
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead token dating to the medieval or post medieval period. The token is circular in plan and flat. The obverse is decorated with an integrally-cast star motif comprising a central knop with eight ribs radiating from it. The reverse has an unidentified motif, possibly representing a stylised ship surrounded by a circumferential band of dots. The token measures 16mm in diameter, 2mm in thickness and weighs 3.34g.
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


Records per page: 10 20 40 100

Only results with images:
Only results with 3D content:

Sort your search by:

Which direction?

Total results available: 366
Search server index: asgard

You are viewing records: 1 - 20.

Search statistics

  • Total quantity: 435
  • Mean quantity: 1.189
  • Maximum: 43

Filter your search

1 - 20 of 366 records.

Other formats: this page is available as json xml rss atom kml geojson qrcode representations.