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Record ID: LANCUM-9B1944
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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Copper alloy commemorative badge dating to 1926AD. The badge depicts the inaugural Manchester Civic Week which took place from Saturday 2nd to the Saturday 9th October 1926. The badge has the emblem of Manchester on the front of it, the worker bee, which symbolised Manchester as the hive of activity during the 19th century, when industry within the city was at its height. The badge is inscribed with 'Manchester Civic Week 1926'. There is no makers mark The diameter is 21mm and the weight 3.17g.
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 21st August 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-54332E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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Copper alloy Unoffical Farthing Bell Lancashire No.28 Batty 164 token dating 1837-1870AD. The obverse depicts 'OLD POST OFFICE BUILDINGS 24 CHURCH STREET LIVERPOOL' and the reverse legend is 'F L HAUSBERG JEWELLER WATCHMAKER HANDVACTURER OF DESKS DRESSING CASES LAMPS CHANDELIERS & CO'. The diameter is 24mm and the weight 3.99g. These tokens, all farthings in size and value, were issued by merchants for use as small change during the reign of Queen Victoria. This interesting group of tokens were struck primarily by merchants during the years 1837-1870. Being of approximate farthi…
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 27th June 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-77D9B2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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A copper alloy farthing of Victoria dating to 1843AD of the young head copper coinage VICTORIA DEI GRATIA is the ob legend and BRITANNIAR REG FID DEF is the rev legend. The diameter is 23mm and the weight 4.58g.
Created on: Tuesday 24th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 31st January 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-9D4B2F
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Blackburn with Darwen
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White metal Moroccan medallion with Arabic script on both faces. The medal is dated 1299 which equated to 1881. The diameter is 19mm and the weight 1.54g.
Created on: Monday 14th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 14th November 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-62E72F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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A silver William IV groat dating to 1837AD. GULIELMUS IIII D G BRITANNIAR [REX F D] is the ob legend and FOUR [PENCE] is the rev. The diameter is 18mm and the weight 1.68g.
Created on: Tuesday 18th October 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 25th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-4EACFA
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
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Copper alloy fragment of unknown date probably modern. The fragment is probably a fragment from exploded ordnance. The length is 25mm, the width is 19mm and the weight 11.43g..
Created on: Monday 17th October 2016
Last updated: Monday 24th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-B84EA7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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A silverr 40 reis piece of Emperor Pedro II dating to 1873AD. Ob legend reads as PETRUS II D G C IMP ET PERP BRAS DEF 1873. The diameter is 32mm and the weight 11.02g.
Created on: Wednesday 28th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-A8839A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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Copper alloy cast convext discoid button suggested date: Post-Medieval,1850-1900AD. The reverse is concave and retains the stubs of a drawn wire loop. The button bears traces of white metal plating. The diameter is 18mm and the weight 3.25g.
Created on: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-A85ABB
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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Copper alloy cast flat discoid button front with a boss on the back retaining the drawn wire loop. The button bears traces of white metal plating. Suggested date: Post-Medieval,1850-1900. The diameter is 15mm and the weight 2.08g.
Created on: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-A7ECF5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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Copper alloy military button brass, two-piece convex dating 1941 to 1952AD. It depicts the army catering corps which would have originally had the name in circlet, now worn off, around steaming bowl, dating to the modern period 1700 to 1900AD. The Army Catering Corps was a corps of the British Army, responsible for the feeding of all Army units. It was originally formed in March 1941 as part of the Royal Army Service Corps, and became a corps in its own right in 1965. In 1993, as part of the Options for Change defence review, it was amalgamated into the Royal Logistic Corps. The motto…
Created on: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 27th September 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-D7B76A
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Greater London Authority
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Copper alloy thimble. Pressed metal domed thimble with a foot ring and a plain basal zone, with machine stamped circular pits in rows which appear to ascend the wall from right to left, and with a diaper or grid pattern of larger sub-rectangular indentations on its top. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. The length is 25mm, the width is 20mm and the weight 4.20g.
Created on: Monday 5th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-B19974
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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Copper alloy object that appears to be made out of gunmetal. It is shattered and looks to have probably exploded and in all likelihood is probably an exploded shell. There are identification marks on the casing that probably relate to ordnance. The length is 64mm, the width is 34mm and the weight 81.66g.
Created on: Monday 22nd August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-B33971
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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Cast lead cloth-seal G&T Earle Hull Limited, Pelican brand cement bag seal.dating to the Early Modern period c.19th century AD. The seal is circular, folded and the lower tab is missing. The obverse surface depicts a pelican in her piety, within a plain border. The outer plain border encloses the inscription,' +GAJ TARLJ TOP?.' The length is 23mm, the width is 19mm. G & T Earle, a major cement manufacturer established in the early 19th century, recorded the trade name 'Pelican' cement in September 1897" (UKDFD Ref. No. - 15416). Egan, G., 1994 Lead cloth seals and related items in …
Created on: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Last updated: Monday 26th June 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-CDC93E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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Copper alloy object probably a coin. There are a number of coins that have been produced in the world with holes in the centre. There is not a lot of detail remaining but it is reminiscent of a British West Africa coin with the scrollwork and hint of arabic legend from the 20th century of a type that circulated in the British colonies of Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and the Gold Coast (Ghana). The diameter is 27mm and the weight 5.50g.
Created on: Tuesday 12th April 2016
Last updated: Monday 25th April 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-166EFC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
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A copper alloy coin, British West Africa one penny of George 6th. From the 20th century of a type that circulated in the British colonies of Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and the Gold Coast (Ghana). Obverse description: An imperial crown above a central circular hole with a scroll ornament to right and left; below crown, ONE PENNY; around, outside the scroll ornaments, GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX; below hole in Arabic, the denomination. Reverse description: Around circular central hole, Solomon's seal, consisting of two equilateral triangles interlaced; around, BRITISH WEST AFRICA. There …
Created on: Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Last updated: Monday 25th April 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-1653E9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper alloy coin of Pedro II of Brazil (1831-89), countermarked 1835 AD. on a coin of the Bahia mint, dated 1829 AD. 40 Reis was countermarked over coins previously showing 80 reis. Obv.: IN + HOC + SIGNO + VINCES + , crowned coat of arms in a 3/4 wreath. Rev.: 40 // PET[RUS.] I. D. G. CONST. IM[P. ET. P]ERP. BRAS. DEF. / 1829 B , value number within wreath of floral decorations, circular countermark with new value 40 on a shaded background. The diameter is 40mm.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th April 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-161DA4
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
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A wooden bullet shaped object. It is smooth all over and brown in colour. probably used for practice firing. Rather than simply firing blank cartridges, some automatic weapons, particularly machine guns required a projectile in order to produce the necessary reverse pressure to re-cock the firing mechanism. Probably 20th century. The length is 32mm, the width is 7mm
Created on: Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th April 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-1DD88D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Greater London Authority
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An early Modern millefiori button. Circular in plan and D shaped in section it is made primarily from glass and the obverse has a millefiori design in mostly blue, white and orange. The reverse has a wire loop inserted into the blue glass which forms the reverse of the button. No parallels can be found, making accurate dating very difficult. However, by the eighteenth century, the technical knowledge for the manufacture of millefiori was lost. It was not until the nineteenth century that a revival of the technique appeared. The diameter is 11mm and the weight 1.28g. Therefore this but…
Created on: Wednesday 5th August 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 1st December 2015
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Record ID: LANCUM-6C59B7
Object type: CROSS PENDANT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cumbria
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A copper alloy 'celtic-style' cross. The cross has a pierced ring design surrounding the cross' intersection, joining each of the four arms. The ring and the cross share a common centre. It has knot-work type decoration on the upper surface and mottled hammered finish on the back. There is the remains of a fitting attachment on the back. It has a greenish patina. Possibly medieval but more likely a modern 'Celtic Revival' piece. The length is 45mm, the width is 43mm thickness 3mm and the weight 13.53g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 7th July 2015
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Record ID: LANCUM-C56AAB
Object type: MEDAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cumbria
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A complete copper alloy commemorative medal of the Modern period probably dating to the reign of Queen Victoria (AD 1837 - AD 1901). The medal is very corroded and the detail is difficult to make out. The diameter is 32mm and the weight 10.61g.
Created on: Monday 1st June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd September 2015
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