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Record ID: NLM-ADE1DC
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy finger ring. A pressed metal band of low plano-convex section made to appear as a chevron or V-shape when worn, with plain parallel lines which stop at each abrupt change in direction. The unusual form has perhaps been exaggerated by fortuitous damage. Lightly squashed. Suggested date: Modern, 1920-1950. Length (as found): 20.2mm, Band Width: 2.8mm, Band Thickness: 1mm, Weight: 1.50gms
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Amcotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-AD47D4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
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White metal coin. A lightweight white metal 50 pfennig German coin dated 1940 is clearly of recent date, but its interest may reside in its loss by a German Prisoner of War, either encamped or labouring nearby. Obverse description: Numeral 50. Obverse inscription: REICHSPFENNI[G] Reverse description: Spread eagle on wreathed swastika. Dated: 1940 Reverse inscription: DEU[--]S REICH 1940 Diameter: 22.2mm, Weight: 1.33gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Amcotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-5A3BD5
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy thimble. A small pressed metal thimble with a foot ring, a narrow plain zone above it, and with machine stamped circular pits which appear as if arranged in horizontal rows occupying the rest of the wall. The top is occupied by a lattice or grid or larger rectilinear indentations. Probably for a child. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 12mm, Height: 12mm, Thickness (at foot ring): 1mm, Weight: 2.37gms
Created on: Friday 9th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Reepham area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-412B09
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete lead alloy Bag Seal of Modern date (AD 1880-1890). The object is sub-circular in plan and flat in section with sub-ovate voids running between the upper and lower plates. The object is decorated in low relief with a continuous raised circular border on both sides which depicts their trade mark shield with REGISTERED around the border to one side, and TRADEMARK to the other. The other side THE QUEEN'S SEEDSMEN in three lines across the middle and with script around the border. This would have read WEBB & SONS at the top and SALTNEY STOURBRIDGE below. It is a rarer vari…
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-98CB5E
Object type: STAMP
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy printer's type. A cast rectangular billet with a heavily seriffed and angular capital letter H at one end, from a set of printer's type. Two small grooves appear on one long face, and another at the end opposite the letter, perhaps assisting the placing of blocks in use. The object retains a grey tint which points to a recent date. The route by which typesetting paraphenalia found its way into the rural archaeological record is one of the minor mysteries of the past. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1940. Length: 23.4mm, Width: 9.8mm, Thickness: 9.4mm, Weight: 16.41gms
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muckton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1D29ED
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy badge. Pressed metal military cap or uniform badge of the North Stafford Regiment; the finder kindly notes the Regiment disbanded in 1949. A cabled Stafford knot is surmounted by an open crown from which three ostrich plumes project, with a small scroll reading ICH DIEN. A larger scroll below the knot reads NORTH STAFFORD. There is no trace of means of attachment. Suggested date: Modern, 1910-1949 Height: 42.2mm, Width: 53.4mm, Thickness (metal): 0.4mm, Weight: 7.54gms
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Holton le Clay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1D1408
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron furniture fitting, as kindly identified by Tom Redmayne, correcting an initial identification as a bell by this reporter. An open copper alloy open socket has a thickened and everted rim around its mouth and slightly converging sides which end in a flat top; the copper alloy part of the object is 30.8mm high. A thick pyramidal structure of iron rises a further 22mm from the flat top, and further rusted metal projects [by just over 1mm] within the socket., Three lightly countersunk and equidistantly distributed drilled holes of aperture diameter 3.2mm are set on a …
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Holton le Clay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1C53CD
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: North East Lincolnshire
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White metal medallion. A lightweight milled commemorative medallion, probably celebrating the Coronation of Edward VII (1901-1910). Pierced for suspension at 12 O'clock obverse, partly melted and bent. Suggested date: 1901. Obverse description: Conjoined busts of Edward and Queen Alexandra right, draped; Edward wearing the Crown Imperial. Legend in outer circle. Obverse inscription: EDWARD VII*ALEX[---] Reverse description: A wreath including oak leaves enclosing an indeterminate floral motif; legend in outer circle. Reverse inscription: ABRAHAMS MAYOR / COUNTY BOROUGH OF GRIMSBY …
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Cleethorpes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-07E25F
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Surrey
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A copper alloy badge with a five petalled flower in the centre, surrounded by a legend in three concentric circles reading from the outside in: WHEN THE PEOPLE WILLINGLY / OFFERED THEMSELVES / SURREY 1914. In smaller characters below the 1914 in the centre are the words Judges V 2. This is a biblical reference to the text of the legend as it appears in the Book of Judges 5:2: "When the princes in Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves-- praise the LORD". The reverse of the badge is blank and has the remnant of a fixing or pin lug towards the top edge. The bad…
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: WMID-031AEE
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Birmingham
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A complete copper alloy and silver-plated bracelet dating to the Modern period (c. AD 1950-2010). The bracelet is comprised of a rectangular sheet of metal curved round to form a C-shape to make the main body of the object. Affixed onto the outer face are two parallel lines of four bow motifs in relief at both terminal ends, interspersed with blue and red stones set in raised cup-like recesses. In the centre of the bracelet are two possible zoomorphic fixtures also in relief on either side of a raised inscription in Hindi or Sanskrit. The inscription is repeated across two lines. So fa…
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-F3CA3C
Object type: BOX
Broad period: MODERN
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete copper alloy box of modern date, presumably consisting of one half only, and probably an example of WWI or WWII Trench Art. The box is rectangular in shape with one open long edge and a slightly off-centre 1.9mm diameter piercing in the edge opposite. The short edges have a soldered sheet metal loop of circular section close to the open end. One face depicts a central stem of two parallel lines, widened at one of the long edges and with a cross-bar across this at the other end. In one direction, the cross-bar extends into a foliate sprig; a second foliate sprig spring fro…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: SUR-D82CFF
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Surrey
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A button, originally of domed shape, now with a pronounced concave dent. The design engraved into the face is a crown over the letters A Y / C. The back plate is detached inside the button and has single shank which has been crushed flat. Late 18th to late 19th century.
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 11th November 2018
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Record ID: FAKL-891A98
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: MODERN
County: Birmingham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Modern, cast copper alloy pipe tamper in the form of a human leg. A shoe is suggested on the foot, this is marked by a defined heel and terminates at ankle level. A further transition is marked around the calf which could mark the top of a stocking. The knee is bent at 90 degrees and the leg terminates at mid thigh, the terminaltion being marked with with a pattern of crossing, incised lines. Length 45.0mm, Width 33.2mm, Diameter (of termination) 9.5mm, Mass 17.26g.
Created on: Thursday 18th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: NARC-5F7A34
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Buckle of Modern date (AD 1800-1900). The object is a sub-ovate single loop buckle with a distorted frame. The frame is D shaped in section with no decoration. The pin is composed of a folded circular sectioned wire, the tip of which is missing due to an old break. The metal has a dark green pitted patina Length: 51.42mm, Width: 36.70mm, Thickness: 4.89mm, Weight: 17.1g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th November 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-5DFC94
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
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A circular copper-alloy pin badge, the pin, attachment point and hinge now missing. the front appears to carry a design resembling a bivalve shell, a stylised butterfly wing, a sterotypical native american head in headdress, or the tail of a pheasant-like bird/turkey.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kellington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-484EC8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Surrey
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A copper alloy Royal Artillery Button dating to 1790 to 1840. The button is convex and shows signs of having been heavilly polished during its use. The moulded design depicts three vertically stacked cannons with three bezants separated by stacks of cannon balls in a band above, all within a recessed shield-shaped field. The back is concave and has a stub of a now lost fixing lug.
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-33AFA6
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Modern lead alloy commemorative medallion depicting Queen Victoria (1837-1901). Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria right; [ ]IOUS MAJESTY VICTORIA Reverse: Crowned lines of lettering within a garland (mostly illegible); [ ]CROWNED[ ]. Length: 33.3mm; width: 27.1mm; thickness: 3.0mm. Weight: 8.22g. The object has been pierced with a circular hole before the head.
Created on: Sunday 14th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3578F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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Tortoiseshell and copper alloy button. A plano-convex polished tortoiseshell button with a drilled hole in the back for the loop and an inserted plate to which it is attached. The plate bears a five-pointed star with symbols in centre and points, within an outer cabled border enclosing a legend reading: GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA - 1907; the star is viewed against a stippled field. Suggested date: Modern, 1910-1960. Diameter: 20.5mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 4.9mm, Weight: 2.88gms
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Faldingworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-DB0B6D
Object type: STATUE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a stone statue or ornamental sculpture, 144.3mm in length, 80.1mm wide and 1.1kg in weight. The fragment comprises the heal, instep and around 2/3 of a naked right foot of a figure, carved from a dark fine grained igneous rock, possibly basalt. The pose suggests the figure had its leg bent forwards, with the rear of the foot raised off of the ground and the toes bent and connecting to a pedestal base or other object, of which a small portion remains attached to the underside of the foot.
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-C8EACD
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy buckle. Rectangular die-stamped frame with an expanded outer edge bearing textured decoration; severely twisted. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1950. Length (as found): 19mm, Height: 29.7mm, Thickness: 1mm, Weight: 1.71gms
Created on: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Faldingworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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