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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
    • Created by: Teresa Gilmore
    • County: Leicestershire

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Record ID: WMID-8F3918
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular, and flat. The obverse design consists of two raised circles surrounding a raised central pellet (Powell type 31). No design is present on the reverse. The token has a diameter of 13.7 mm and is 2.3 mm thick. It weighs 2.0 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Tuesday 19th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th December 2017
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Record ID: WMID-8F20F1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular, and flat. The obverse design consists of three raised circles surrounding a raised central pellet (Powell type 31). No design is present on the reverse. The token has a diameter of 18.2 mm and is 2.9 mm thick. It weighs 2.9 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Tuesday 19th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th December 2017
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Record ID: WMID-C152B5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete silver half groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to period AD 1583 to AD 1603. Minted at the Tower (London). Initial mark unclear. North, vol 2, p 137, no 2016. Diameter: 15.3 mm Thickness: 0.7 mm Weight: 0.7 g
Created on: Monday 28th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 28th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-C11FC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1560 to AD 1561. Minted at the Tower (London). Initial Mark: Marlet. Coin has been pierced at 1 o'clock on the obverse (12 o'clock on the reverse). North, vol 2, p133, no 1988. Diameter: 14.5 mm Thickness: 0.6 mm Weight: 0.7 g
Created on: Monday 28th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 28th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-6E57EE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete lead container, possibly a bird feeder, of later medieval or post medieval date (AD 1450 -AD 1700). The container has been slightly squashed. It is an irregular shape in plan and sub rectangular (square with a flared neck) in profile. The container was possibly semi - circular shaped in plan before being damaged. It is formed from one sheet of metal. The rear of the container is flat and undecorated; The base is flat and undecorated. In plan it is semi-circular or D shaped. The front face of the container was originally bowed. The rim of the container is plain. The fron…
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 1st May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-6E09C5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete asymmetrical double looped buckle frame, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1575 - AD 1700). The buckle frame is present, the pin and and strap plate are missing. The buckle is sub rectangular in shape, with one rectangular loop and one rounded loop. The rectangular loop has a trefoil shaped outer edge, with a single lateral groove. The rounded end has a four engraved oblique lines on the outer edge. The strap bar in the centre has been narrowed. The reverse is undecorated. It measures 38.4 mm in length, 32.0 mm wide and 3.1 mm thick. It weighs 7.0 g. The buckle frame is …
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Friday 21st August 2015
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Record ID: WMID-6DAEA7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete copper alloy farthing trade token of mid seventeenth century AD dating (AD 1652). The farthing token was issued by William Glascocke, of Nuneaton in AD 1652. The obverse depicts a cock, and the inscription reads WILLIAM GLASCOCKE. The reverse has three initials, W M G and the inscription reads IN NONETON 1652. Williamson, p 472, no 90. Davis, no 1140. Diameter: 15.2 mm Thickness: 0.9 mm Weight: 0.9 g
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Friday 21st August 2015
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Record ID: WMID-6D5B44
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete silver shilling of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), dating to the period AD 1696. Minted in London. Spink 2007, p349, no 3497. Diameter: 25.4 mm Thickness: 1.4 mm Weight: 5.9 g
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Friday 21st August 2015
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Record ID: WMID-6081D8
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete copper alloy seal matrix, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1702 to AD 1901). Around 50% of the seal matrix is present, with most of the fob handle missing. The die is complete and oval in shape. The device is unclear but probably depicts either a bird or a rabbit. The fob handle was originally ornate openwork in style, with foliate scrollwork on the sides and an ovolo terminal. Only the base of the openwork is present with a triangular knop in the centre, and the base of both sides. It measures 13.5 mm in height, 15.5 mm wide and 14.5 mm thick. It weighs 5.0 g. The s…
Created on: Friday 14th November 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 18th November 2014
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Record ID: WMID-EB0512
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Post Medieval Coin: A possible heavily worn threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), possibly dating to between AD 1561 to AD 1582. Mint: Possibly Tower Mint (London). Possibly North 1998. Diameter: 16.6 mm Thickness: 0.9 mm Weight: 1.1 g
Created on: Friday 4th April 2014
Last updated: Friday 4th April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-5A1BE8
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy crotal or rumbler bell of 18th Century AD dating, made in the Aldbourne factory by William Gwynn between 1770 and 1813 AD. Approximately 50% of the bell is present, in two non joining fragments. consisting of the two lower hemispheres. The top of the bell is missing, including the suspension loop. The 'pea' is missing. The lower hemispheres of the bell have been decorated with a 'sunburst' / arched design. A maker's mark of 'WG' with an annulet to either side of each letter above is located in a circular cartouche at the base of the bell. The bell…
Created on: Monday 9th December 2013
Last updated: Thursday 16th January 2014
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Record ID: WMID-599603
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete lead or lead alloy local trade weight, of probable Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in shape, and rectangular in cross section. Multiple concentric circles arranged around a central pellet decorate the upper surface. The reverse is plain and undecorated. Scratches are present, and may imitate lettering. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 34.0 mm and is 8.3 mm thick. It weighs 68.6 grams (2.42 oz).
Created on: Monday 9th December 2013
Last updated: Thursday 16th January 2014
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Record ID: WMID-D069D3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete struck / hammered silver half groat of Charles I (AD 1625 to AD 1649), dating to the period between AD 1625 and AD 1649. IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT reverse type depicting an oval garnished shield. Minted in London. Initial mint mark is probably a Star. North type 2250. Diameter: 14.76 mm Thickness: 0.96 mm Weight: 0.7 g.
Created on: Monday 22nd July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 8th August 2013
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Record ID: WMID-557B81
Object type: TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete copper alloy tag from a surveyor's chain, of Post Medieval to Modern dating (AD 1579 to AD 1950). The tag is D-shaped in plan with thick sections cut away to make three wide triangular prongs. The sides of the object curve round to form the D-shape before curving upwards to create a knop with a circular perforation which would have acted as a suspension loop as there is a break in it. The suspension loop has an internal diameter of 5.33 mm. The tag is undecorated on both sides. It measures 36.82 mm in length, 33.35 mm wide and 3.39 mm thick. It weighs 6.2 g. The tag i…
Created on: Tuesday 16th July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 16th July 2013
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Record ID: WMID-A72D41
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete cast copper alloy anthropomorphic knife end cap, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1500 to AD 1600). The knife end stop is in the form of a rounded female bust/ head, which is D-shaped in section with very crude facial features including round and recessed eyes and thin slit mouth. The nose is triangular in shape. The stylised hair or headdress protruded upwards in a crescent formation around the face, including a single protruding ridge immediately above the eyes. The bust's neck is narrow and sub-oval in section with a platform below. The platform is sub-rectangular in plan a…
Created on: Tuesday 12th February 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2013
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Record ID: WMID-6CF315
Object type: GAMING PIECE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Two complete cast lead alloy possible gaming counters, of uncertain dating, probably Post Medieval to Modern (AD 1600 to AD 1900). Both counters are cylindrial in plan, with a domed top and a flat base. The sides have been facetted with incised vertical ribs. The first one measures 16.40 mm tall, and has a diameter of 18.09 mm. It weighs 32.2 g. The second one measures 16.39 mm tall, with a diameter of 18.04 mm. It weighs 33.2 g. Together they weigh 65.5 g. Both are a mid to dark grey colour with an even surface patina. No direct parallel has been found for two artefacts, al…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2013
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Record ID: WMID-6CC3D8
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete cast lead alloy artefact of uncertain function, of probable Late Medieval to Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1800). The artefact is sub square in plan, and broadly resembles a square cushion with tassles attached to each corner. Two of the 'tassles' are missing. The front is smooth and may have originally had an embossed design on it. Due to abrasion, this design is unclear. The reverse is rough and exhibits air bubble. A casting ridge is present around the sides of the artefact. It measures 30.05 mm in length, 31.08 mm wide and 4.74 mm thick. It weighs 9.9 g. …
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2013
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Record ID: WMID-69BD61
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A complete cast copper alloy square coin weight for a Spur Ryal, of the revalued 2nd coinage issue, between AD 1612 and AD 1619 during the reign of James I (AD 1603 to AD 1625). The coin weight is square in plan. It is possible to read 'XI' on one side, with possibly a crown above it. It measures 16.64 mm in length, 16.38 mm wide and 3.66 mm thick. It weighs 6.4 g. The coin weight is a mid brown colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the plough soil, has resulted in a loss of the majority of the surface detail, hindering the identificati…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2013
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Record ID: WMID-EE6914
Object type: CLAY PIPE (SMOKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete moulded clay tobacco pipe, of Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). The clay tobacco pipe has been moulded from a white pipeclay. The pipe fragment consists of an incomplete bowl. The rim of the bowl is incomplete. The foot of the bowl is incomplete and no maker's mark is present. The clay pipe measures 30.16 mm high, with a maximum diameter 18.29 mm. The wall of the clay pipe bowl is 4.65 mm thick. It weighs 7.8 grams.
Created on: Thursday 10th January 2013
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2013
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Record ID: WMID-EE2F31
Object type: CLAY PIPE (SMOKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete moulded clay tobacco pipe, of Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). The clay tobacco pipe has been moulded from a white pipeclay. The pipe fragment consists of a complete bowl. A rouletted line is present, running parallel to the rim edge. The base of the spur bears a maker's stamp consisting of a captial 'M' within a circular cartouche. The clay pipe measures 39.43 mm high, with a maximum diameter 20.35 mm. The wall of the clay pipe bowl is 2.79 mm thick. It weighs 9.2 grams.
Created on: Thursday 10th January 2013
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2013
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