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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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    • Primary material: Silver
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Record ID: SOM-B8F871
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver post medieval whistle dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1650. The tubular whistle is made of silver sheet and soldered lengthways along an abutting seam. Two collars composed of spiralled silver wire divide the whistle into three sections. Threaded through each spiral is a silver wire core. The first section comprises an obliquely angled mouthpiece with a D-shaped aperture. The obverse face exhibits a D-shaped sound-hole. The second section is decorated with a grid of punched squares creating a lattice effect. Upon this background is a zig-zag panel which runs aro…
Created on: Tuesday 7th July 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-77474D
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T629: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Silver gilt 'body' or 'buoy' from a late 16th to 17th century 'bosun's' whistle. The buoy consists of a hollow oval shape formed of two elongated hemi-spheres with the join at the centre covered in an applied rib. The rib has a plain raised base on which sits a moulded chain design running around the circumference. At one point this is interrupted by a large circular sounding hole. Soldered to the body to one side of the hole, and again interrupting the central rib, is a projecting rectangular bar supported below …
Created on: Thursday 13th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Brent CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E93B19
Object type: VERVEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure case 2017 T533 Description: A complete Post-Medieval silver hawking vervel. The vervel is flat in cross section and circular in plan, with a large, central circular aperture. Both faces of the vervel are inscribed in seriffed capitals: *IOHN* // *STRANGWAYES. A small line of black material, perpendicular to the circumference and extending between the external and internal edges possibly a tarnished, less pure silver, appears to be a repair. The vervel has an external diameter of 12.0mm, the central aperture is 5.4mm in diameter and it is 1.3mm thick; it weighs 0.87g. …
Created on: Monday 12th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Chinnock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-212F84
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Thumb piece or handle from an unidentifed cast silver item of probably 18th century date. The thumb piece is complete with a oval panel connected to a curved rectangular sectioned arm which is in turn connected to a broken hollow attachment which would have linked it to the rest of the item. The oval panel has a moulded, raised bust on each side, it is helmeted and draped, possibly Minerva. The bust is within a line border with stippling in the field between the line and bust. From the base of the oval section projects a small oval shaped flat knop moulded into a face on both sides, o…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2011
Last updated: Friday 18th March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinton St George', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DB8182
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T211: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Post Medieval hollow terminal from an unidentified object. The terminal has been squashed flat but appears to have originally had a flat back and convex front. It has a trilobed end with the large vertical lobes divided by lines of raised pellets. These lobes appear to have ended with an abruptly stepped in base below which was a recessed and narrowed but still convex section. This section is divided in two by a horizontal indented line with a row of raised pellets along its centre. Above the line is a pair of op…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 28th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wells', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5C1A00
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver object, possibly part of larger object. Flat on both sides. In plan one end of the object begins with a semi-circular shape, and is then cinched towards the centre. Above this follows an oval shape after which the object is cinched again. This is followed by a flat oval collar. Above this is a baluster shape, with a joining collar from which a sub-rectangular shape begins. When viewed from the side, the entire object is sub-rectangular and appears designed so that a spindle or rod can be inserted through the semi-circular end and the edges of the object wrapping around the sp…
Created on: Monday 8th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle Abbotts CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-62A2F8
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case: 2012 T134, disclaimed, returned to finder. Description: Silver thimble, split down the side and at several points around the rim and bent open with the top missing. The outer side is covered in multiple rows of small, closely spaced indented sub-square pits a part from a band by the base. This design is known as waffle-shaped and may indicate it was made on a lathe. On the band are incised two horizontal lines with a motto between them: BE YT + AS x GOD . WYLS cx, in Roman capitals. The last symbol is broken across the split but appears to be an alpha or cx. An addit…
Created on: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nynehead', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-9464E2
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Case 2011 T458: Disclaimed Description: A silver thimble. The thimble has fairly straight sides, a slight domed top and a distinct carination between the sides and top. The sides are decorated with three incised lines above the rim, creating two narrow bands around the base with a wider band in between. There is a circular hole at one point within this wider band, 1.5mm in diameter. Above the third line, the thimble is decorated with regular, square indentations arranged in slightly irregular lines up the sides to the beginning of the dome, the top row is incomplete. Simila…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd August 2011
Last updated: Thursday 25th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hardington Mandeville', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F97398
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2016 T832: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Post Medieval silver thimble formed of a domed top soldered onto a slightly tapering cylinder. The top is decorated with two recessed rings encircling an unrecessed crown enclosed by a recessed outer border with raised foliate decoration. The sides have a plain band top and bottom. The central part is decorated with regular rows of indented squares with a raised grid between them creating a 'waffle' pattern. Cutting across this pattern is a broad continuous zig-zag line running around the middle of the thimble. T…
Created on: Thursday 13th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 20th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heathayes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F91FCB
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T814: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A sheet silver thimble made in two pieces, dating from the c. late 17th-early 18th century AD. The thimble has a high domed top and originally slightly sloping sides, now squashed in places. The top was made separately from the body and they were soldered together, this solder has now cracked and they are only partly attached together. There is also a partially cracked seam running down the body. There is a circular hole punched form the inside near the base and vertical seam. The body and top are covered in abutti…
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winsham CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2CA4DE
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case: 2016 T1059: Disclaimed, returned to finder. Description: A silver domed thimble of two-piece construction. The thimble has a crack down one side where the two ends of the strip of silver that forms the lower, ring shaped section, were connected. There is also a circular hole near the rim at the back, presumably to allow it to be suspended. The top and sides are decorated with regularly spaced small circular indents arranged in rows on the sides and a grid on the top. There are plain areas where the top and sides meet and down the join on the side. At the rim is a pla…
Created on: Thursday 15th December 2016
Last updated: Monday 3rd April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Henstridge CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2C95F6
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2016 T1057; disclaimed returned to finder. Description: A composite silver openwork dress fitting. The body of the object is flat and broadly oval in plan, although it is missing the tip on one side of the oval (c. 5% of the total object). The openwork design is symmetrical along both axes, with an openwork quatrefoil at the centre, with a central lozenge shaped void. The side arms of the quatrefoil are pointed oval and connect directly to the outer frame, the vertical arms are squatter and circular, leading first into a further open work annulet and then connecting wit…
Created on: Thursday 15th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 12th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Spetisbury CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B5A11E
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T331: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A complete silver spoon of late 17th century date. The spoon has a flat handle with an elaborated trefid terminal and oval lace-back bowl, slightly squashed in to one side. The terminal of the handle is flat and in the same plane as the handle with three large lobes with smaller rounded knops in between the main lobes. The front is decorated with an elaborate scrolling design working in from the edges and expending a little way down the handle with a blank centre. It is more worn as it continues down the handle wi…
Created on: Monday 10th April 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brompton Regis CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-48A99C
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T917: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A late Medieval to Post-Medieval silver spoon, broken and bent at the handle with the end of the handle and knop missing. The bowl is fig shaped with a probable town mark or makers or workshop mark on the front near the stem. The mark appears to be multiple pellets, within a pellet line circle. The handle is joined to the bowl with a V which extends slightly onto the back of the bowl. The handle is hexagonal in section, worn and corroded with no marks now visible. The broken end of the handle has been bent over 120 d…
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 28th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muchelney CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E0E705
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-Medieval silver pedestal type seal matrix. The seal face is oval with a design of a heart pierced by two arrows in saltire all within a pellet border. The pedestal has six facets and narrows sharply from the face to the top. On one of the side facets is engraved an initial I. The upper terminal of the pedestal is broken, only the lower part of two loops and the three-stepped collar below the loops remain. Several cracks in the upper part of the pedestal may relate to this break. The face is 14.2 by 12.3mm.
Created on: Tuesday 7th December 2010
Last updated: Friday 22nd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-46A145
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: South Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver pedestal type seal matrix. The seal face is oval with a design of a heart pierced by two arrows in saltire with a row if short vertical lines above the heart and above them a crown and drops of blood to each side and below, all within a pellet border. The pedestal has six facets and narrows sharply from the face to the top. It ends in a double collar topped by three large suspension loops aranged in a triangle with the lower loops formed of a line that curls out ands projects slightly at the lower end and the upper loop topped by a projecting knop flanked by two s…
Created on: Friday 24th June 2011
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thornbury CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-734469
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T662: Disclaimed, returned to finder Circumstances of discovery: Metal-detecting on pasture land, with few nearby finds of comparable date with the exception of treasure case 2017 T661. Description: A Post-medieval silver seal matrix. The seal matrix consists of a flat oval swivelling bezel held in situ and still freely rotatable within its frame. The seal is double sided, depicting a bull's head facing left on one face, with five large pellets at the base of its neck, probably a simplified torse, and on the other depicting a hand emerging from a potentially …
Created on: Tuesday 25th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Bradley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D4CAA5
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Tip of a Post Medieval silver chape, probably from a scabbard. The chape is made of silver sheet bent around in a cylinder with a broken, open end and a closed end formed of four triangles bent inwards to meet in the centre. The joint is reinforced with folded sheet and strips of silver visible in the gaps between the triangles. It tapers from the broken open end to the closed end and appears to have been possible oval in section before being squashed inwards. There is part of a makers mark or hallmark on one side but the design is unclear. It is 16.4mm long, 10.1mm wide and 4.0mm thi…
Created on: Wednesday 11th January 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 11th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6452D1
Object type: PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2014 T26: Disclaimed and returned to finder Description: A small silver-gilt dress-pin head. The silver head is hollow and originally spherical, but now squashed. It is decorated with silver wire filigree. Two horizontal filigree bands divide the head into two hemispheres. Each hemisphere is decorated with three large filigree circles. Within each circle there are a further four circles surrounding a pellet. At each junction between the larger circles is a pellet and in each spandrel, between the large circles and the central band, is a small circle. At the top there …
Created on: Monday 27th January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 9th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Shepton Mallet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-3C93FC
Object type: PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case 2015 T25: Disclaimed, returned to finder A post medieval silver-gilt dress-pin with squashed head and incomplete shank dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1600. The pin head is hollow and was originally spherical. The head was formed of two hemispheres with the join marked by a raised band. About half of this join has sprung open when squashed. The head is decorated with twisted silver wire filigree. Each hemisphere is decorated with three large filigree circles. Within five of the circles there is a further small circle surrounding a central pellet. The remaining circl…
Created on: Monday 12th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 14th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woolavington CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-66CE77
Object type: PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure case 2017 240: disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A small silver-gilt dress-pin head with a short length of the pin. The silver head is hollow and spherical and decorated with silver wire filigree. A horizontal silver wire filigree band divides the head into two hemispheres, this is missing in places exposing the soldering below and the joint between the two hemispheres. Each hemisphere is decorated with three large filigree circles of twisted wire. Within each circle there are a further three twisted wire circles surrounding a pellet, one pellet missing on the l…
Created on: Monday 13th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frome St Quintin', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F521B1
Object type: NEEDLE HOLDER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
One end of a silver sheet tubular item, possibly a needle case or similar. The piece was originally tubular or oval in section formed of a rectangular piece of sheet rolled edge to edge and meeting in a seam down one side. The slightly convex faces suggest it was originally oval in section although it is now squashed flat. One end is incomplete with an irregular break. The other appears complete and has a slightly thinner, plain tubular piece of silver sheet fitted inside the first creating a step in thickness and width where they join. The seam has opened down the side of both tubes …
Created on: Friday 25th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 6th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2C251B
Object type: LACE TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T757: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Late Medieval or Post Medieval silver strap end or lace chape. The fragment is formed of a strip of silver sheet folded along it's long edge and now squashed flat. The chape tapers gradually from a broken end at the top to the terminal where it narrows more abruptly to a rounded tip. The tip has been bent over on itself. One side is plain the other is decorated with raised decoration. At the terminal the design is unclear but above the bend is an annulet with rays coming from it, above which is an area with a scat…
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 23rd February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bruton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2EB3D3
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T4: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Silver gilt hooked tag, with a tri-lobed central section from which the hook and loop, now missing, would have projected. The central section has a flat tri-lobed back and convex front formed of three circular domes, two to the top and one between to the bottom, with an additional flower decoration in the centre. The outer edge of the back plate is serrated, with pointed indents. In the spandrels between each lobe is a small circular projecting tab with a central pierced hole. A twisted wire border runs around the ba…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd January 2012
Last updated: Monday 24th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Highbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DE0530
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case: 2011 T234, disclaimed and returned to finder. Description: The hooked tag consists of a heart shaped plate with a scalloped outer edge of nine variably sized semi-circles divided by pointed indents. On the front of this plate is soldered a hollow, domed, heart-shaped front piece. The plate and front piece are 11.6mm long, 10.4mm wide and 4.9mm thick. The junction between the plate and front is partly concealed by a plain wire soldered around the base of the front piece. The front piece is further decorated by three circles of twisted wire soldered to it, arranged in a…
Created on: Thursday 7th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 21st March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ebbesborne Wake', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5185A7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2013 T71: Disclaimed and returned to finder Silver (possibly silver-gilt) finger ring inscribed + IN DOMINO CONFIDO (In God I Trust) on the outer side and with a makers mark on the inner side. The ring is a flat band, rectangular in section. On the outer side there are raised borders top and bottom flanking a recessed central band. The borders both consist of raised upper and lower plain lines flanking a row of closely spaced raised dots within a recessed line. The borders are level with the top and bottom of the ring. The recessed central band is plain apart from …
Created on: Friday 8th February 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Axminster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D4A002
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2011 T432: Disclaimed Description: A silver gilt finger ring. The ring is D shaped in section with a flat inner side. There is an inscription running around half of the inner side. It reads 'LOVE EVER', all letters in Roman capitals. The gilding survives better on the inner side, with traces remaining on the outer side and considerable wear and damage on the outer side Dimensions: It is 21.9mm in external diameter, 6.6mm wide, 2.1mm thick and weighs 5.88g. Discussion: A parallel to this ring can be seen on the Portable Antiquities database, PAS-ED9585 2008 T80, wit…
Created on: Monday 25th July 2011
Last updated: Thursday 25th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Stoke St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D4ABB7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2011 T431: Disclaimed Description: A silver gilt finger ring. The ring is D shaped in section with a flat inner side. There is an inscription running around a quarter of the inner side. It reads 'feare god', all letters in lower case italics. The gilding survives better on the inner side and edges with considerable wear and damage on the outer side. Dimensions: It is 23.7mm in external diameter, 4.7mm wide, 1.9mm thick and weighs 4.69g. Discussion: The inscription is a shortened version of that found on comparable finds (2004 T378 reads Feare God only * * and 2008 …
Created on: Monday 25th July 2011
Last updated: Thursday 25th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Weare', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C5E092
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T477: Disclaimed, returned to finder A silver merchant finger ring, Post Medieval date. The ring is complete and is a shallow D shape is section. The band of the ring gradually widens at the shoulders of the bezel which is rectangular. The bezel is decorated with a merchant mark of their initials which could either be a M or a W with a pointed shaft rising from it which could represent an I and a further symbol coming off at an angle. On either side of the mark are branches decorating the ring and there is also a border of dots around the whole bezel. The hoop…
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 8th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-914708
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2013 T76: Disclaimed and returned to finder. Date: 1550 to 1650 AD Description: A post-medieval silver-gilt finger ring (posy ring) inscribed with MY HART YOV HAVE on the inner side in Roman capitals. There is a small, flattened blob of metal over the R of HART, possibly a piece from the damaged edge above it. There is no evidence of a makers mark. The ring is D-shaped in section with a flat inner side. The ring has split in one place with an old jagged break, although it appears to be complete. The surfaces are worn and most of the gilding no longer survives alth…
Created on: Monday 11th February 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Frome', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4D605C
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case 2015 T82: Disclaimed, returned to finder A Post-Medieval silver finger-ring now broken into two pieces. One piece is now a folded strip and the other a small single strip. There is an inscription on the outside of the finger-ring which may read: I - - B R VARI (flower spray) VINO [...] OLL (flower spray). The inscription is indecipherable due to the breakage and the folding of the finger-ring. The inscription is within a border. The finger ring measure: Weight of both pieces: 1.13 g Length of folded strip: 16.76 mm Width of folded strip: 4.87 mm Length …
Created on: Friday 6th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 30th October 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-8E6CF2
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case: 2016 T861: Disclaimed, returned to finder. Description: Fragment of a silver gilt finger ring. The fragment consists of 6 lobes, domes or pearls of a lobed finger ring with breaks at each end. The upper and lower edges of the ring are shaped to the lobes. The division between each lobe is an irregular relatively shallow V shaped channel. The inner surface of the hoop is plain and flat. A yellow gilt surface is present on both faces but worn on the higher areas. Dimensions: The fragment is 22.7mm long, 5.9mm wide and 2.8mm thick; it weighs 2.18 grams. It is too inc…
Created on: Thursday 20th October 2016
Last updated: Monday 3rd April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-823925
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A post medieval silver gilt finger ring. The band is ovular with a D-shaped cross section. The outer surface exhibits a moulded design of a series of projecting pellets. The pellets are surrounded by a border of two interweaving ridged bands which pass alternately over and under each pellet, crossing in the gap between each pellet. The interweaving bands are incised with a continuous zigzag pattern. The edges of the band are decorated with a series of projecting knops positioned opposite one another aligned with the spaces between the large central pellets. The bottom of t…
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Last updated: Sunday 12th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sticklepath CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-A121AF
Object type: FASTENING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of an unidentified silver object, probably a fastener from a book or other small item such as a casket. The piece is a flat plate which is now pentagonal with one straight, broken edge from which it widens to the widest point before narrowing back to a point opposite the broken edge. Other than the broken edge all the edges are slightly concave curved. Running around the plate, parallel to these curved edges are a pair of incised lines and at each of the three corners not adjacent to the broken edge is a circular hole for a separate rivet. The one in the point opposite the broken…
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 13th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-0F0D92
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
2017 T816: Disclaimed and returned to finder Description: A silver gilt dress hook of 16th century date. The hook is piriform in plan, and D-shaped in cross section, consisting of a hollow boss affixed to a backplate with a cusped outer edge. The boss is decorated with applied pellets and beaded wire, arranged into three circles flanking a fourth, each containing a central applied pellet. The flanking circles contain three further circles, arranged around the pellet, with the same arrangement at the interstices between the outer circles. Several elements of the design have been mispla…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cossington CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D80B77
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T49: Acquired by the Museum of Somerset. Date: c.1500-1600 AD Description: Silver double-ended sharp hooked clasp with a squashed openwork filigree bead in the centre. The clasp is formed if a single piece of silver wire with both ends narrowing to sharp points. The central part of the wire is straight and both hooks bent over 180 degrees on the same plane so laid flat the points were parallel to the main wire and pointed at each other. One point has been bent open so now curves through c.120 degrees with damage on the inner side at the bend. The ends are both…
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 11th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Highbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D813E5
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T50: returned to finder after being declared not Treasure Description: Silver loop part of a two part dress fastener with fleur de lis shaped plate. The main plate is shaped into a fleur de lis with convex fronts to each petal and a concave back. The two outer petals curve back so the points rejoin the base. There are three small, flat, circular sewing loops, one at the end of the central petal and one to each side at the widest point of the side petals. At the base of the fleur de lis is a transverse raised collar, then a constriction, a second collar and then a …
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Berrow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-21F2A4
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post medieval silver gilt decorative top from a hook and eye fastener dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1700. The top is circular, domed on the front and concave on the back. The front is decorated with a five petalled flower design formed of a central raised boss encircled by five larger bosses. The bosses are domed on the front and concave on the back of the piece. The bosses, including the central one are each encircled by an applied plain wire, some circles are incomplete. There are applied silver pellets in the spandrels between the wire circles and between the circles forming …
Created on: Thursday 30th October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chedzoy CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FDD898
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case 2015 T218: Disclaimed, returned to finder A complete post medieval silver-gilt eye piece from a hook and eye fastener. The body of the piece is broadly heart shaped with one sewing loop each side of the point, and a larger loop in the centre at the top where the hook from the other part of the fastener would have been inserted. One sewing loop is complete, the other missing to a break. The centre of the piece is openwork with the outer edges of the heart made of probably foliate branches. Down the centre of the heart is a design reminiscent of an urn, baluster spoo…
Created on: Monday 23rd March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 14th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-616C6A
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2014 T505: Disclaimed as treasure and returned to finder Description: A complete silver-gilt eye piece from a hook and eye fastener. The body of the piece is square with one sewing loop each side towards the bottom, and a larger loop in the centre at the top where the hook would have been inserted, thus forming the eye part of the hook and eye clasp. The centre of the piece is decorated with the head of a cherub moulded in relief. The cheeks of the cherub are puffed out, and puffs of air lead from the mouth to the left and right which flank the bottom of the loops. Sp…
Created on: Monday 28th July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 9th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crewkerne CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1A6608
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2016 T902: Disclaimed and returned to finder Description: Front disc from a silver gilt 'hat-hook'. The disc is flat with a front decorated with a branch coming in from the base to the centre, possibly laurel, with two side leaves or branches, and a multi leaved terminal. The branch is surrounded by incised areas so it appears raised and details of the leaves are again picked out by incisions. The centre is surround by an unrecessed border, broken at the stem of the branch, and defined by an incised line separating it from the edge of the disc. On the border is the i…
Created on: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kennington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2CA2EB
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2016 T1061: Disclaiemd, returned to finder. Description: A fragment of a probably Post Medieval dress accessory of uncertain form made of silver wire. The fragment consists of a triangular pierce broken and distorted along one edge but seemingly complete on the other two sides. The back of the object is made of silver wire laid in a grid with interwoven strands like a net. The edge is marked by a V shaped piece of plain silver wire soldered on the front with a line of twisted wire outside this. Filling most of the centre of the V on the front are seven rings of spiral…
Created on: Thursday 15th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 9th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Withycombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-770765
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case: 2012 T199, disclaimed and returned to finder Description: Post Medieval silver cufflink element, one end of a cufflink. The piece is formed of two circular pieces of silver sheet now squashed flat together but possibly originally with a convex front and back. On the front is a raised design of a heart with a small flame rising from the top and two arrows in saltire behind it. The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border, now worn. The edge appears irregular and broken all the way around and may originally have been turn…
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Ilchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5E1FC3
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Case 2011 T609: Disclaimed, Returned to Finder Description: Post Medieval silver cufflink, one of a pair, formed of two circular discs with downturned rims and loops on the back joined by an oval link. On the front of each disc is a raised design of a heart with a small flame rising from the top and two arrows in saltire behind it. The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border. Corresponding recessed areas on the back suggest the design was stamped. The downturned edges are torn and distorted in places. The loops on the back a…
Created on: Friday 30th September 2011
Last updated: Monday 15th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cossington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5E2790
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Case 2011 T610: Disclaimed, Returned to Finder Description Description: Post Medieval silver cufflink element. Part of a disc from one end of a cufflink. Only c.45% of the disc survives, and is distorted with broken edges. On the front is a raised design of a heart with a small flame rising from the top and two arrows in saltire behind it. The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border. Beyond this is a down turned edge forming the side. Corresponding recessed areas on the back suggest the design was stamped. The loop on the ba…
Created on: Friday 30th September 2011
Last updated: Monday 15th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cossington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-312652
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T631. Disclaimed, returned to finder. Post Medieval silver cufflink element. Part of a disc from one end of a cufflink. About 80% of the disc survives, the edges are distorted in several places and broken away on one side. On the front is a raised design of a heart with a flame rising from the top and two arrows in saltire behind it. The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border. Beyond this is a down turned edge forming the side. Corresponding recessed areas on the back suggest the design was stamped. The loop on th…
Created on: Friday 14th September 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 27th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crewkerne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-310F32
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T630. Disclaimed, donated to Somerset museum. Description: Post Medieval silver cufflink formed of a front and back disc joined by a circular sectioned bar. On the front disc is a raised design of a pair of hearts side by side with a crown above. The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border. Beyond this the edge is turned down at a right angle forming the side. Corresponding recessed areas on the back of the front disc suggest the design was stamped. The bar is plain and a straight line down one side may be a seam, …
Created on: Friday 14th September 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 27th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Taunton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CE0B8B
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2014 T490: Disclaimed, return to finder Description: Silver cufflink. The discs are circular in plan with down turned edges, now bent out of shape in places. The upper surfaces are stamped from behind with a clasped hand motif with sleeves showing, surmounted by a crown and with two small hearts with a pellet above each located below (Lewis form 1, type C). The background has a stippled effect. The reverse of the discs have a 'D' shaped silver loop attachment in the centre with a long oval silver loop between the two halves. The connecting loop has been stamped with a…
Created on: Monday 21st July 2014
Last updated: Monday 3rd October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodbury CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-BF3954
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Case 2011 T468: Disclaimed, Returned to Finder after being declared not Treasure Description: The silver cuff link is formed of two hollow button like ends joined by an oval link. The ends are bi-convex with a domed front and slightly convex back. The front of each end has an incised decoration of a central six-petalled rose within a twisted rope effect border. On the back each there are two circular 'blow holes' flanking a separate circular sectioned wire loop soldered to the centre of the back. Each is stamped with a makers mark, probably SG or SC within a recessed rectan…
Created on: Friday 5th August 2011
Last updated: Monday 29th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Catcott', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-3CAA5C
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case 2015 T26: Disclaimed, returned to finder A post medieval silver cufflink (Lewis 2013 Form 1) formed of two circular ends joined by an oval loop dating to the period c. AD 1662 - 1714. One end element and the loop are complete; the other end is missing its edge and part of the front. On the front of both ends are raised designs of a pair of hearts with an arched and jewelled crown above (Lewis 2013 Type A). The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border. Corresponding recessed areas on the back suggest the design was stamp…
Created on: Monday 12th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 14th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cossington CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-62F31B
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T883: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A post-medieval silver button, probably one element from a cuff link. The button is circular in plan, flat with a downturned edge and flat rim. The disc has been stamped with a design of two hearts surmounted by a single crown on top of a stippled background. A silver wire loop is soldered onto the reverse, and a short length of silver wire, probably part the loop that joint both elements of the cuff link, was found in association with the button. Dimensions: The cufflink is 14.5mm in diameter and 4.7mm thick; …
Created on: Thursday 5th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Seavington St Michael CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7BFED3
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver cufflink element. A disc from one end of a cufflink. On the front is a raised design of a heart with a small flame rising from the top and two arrows in saltire behind it. The raised design is surrounded by a stippled background within a raised circular line border. Beyond this is a down turned edge forming the side ending in an out turned lip. Corresponding recessed areas on the back suggest the design was stamped. The loop on the back is oval with a flattened outer side and formed of circular sectioned drawn wire soldered onto the disc. the solder has covered the…
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Silton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-032FF6
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2011 T274: Acquired by the Museum of Somerset. Description: A small hoard consisting of two coins: a groat and a three pence of Charles I, both civil war issues, found two metres apart at St Cuthbert Out, Somerset. 1. A silver groat of Charles I (1625-1649), "B"/ "Plume" Mint (possibly Bridgnorth), dated 1646 on coin, double struck, North 2525, Spink 3041. Creases on the coin suggest it may have been bent into 3, possibly in an 'S' shape, at some point. OBV: Crowned bust facing left, plumelet before face, IIII behind head. Inscr: .CAROLVS. D:G: MAG: BR: F(R: ET).…
Created on: Thursday 21st April 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'St Cuthbert Out', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F43E35
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2012 T379: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A small hoard consisting of two silver coins: a sixpence and a shilling of William III, found in the same place in a cultivated field in Backwell, North Somerset. 1. A silver shilling of William III (1694-1702), first bust, irish arms at date, minted at London, dated 1697 on coin, Spink 3497. This is a known but extremely rare variant. OBV: Laureate and draped bust facing right, first bust Inscr: GVLIELMVS. - III. DEI. GRA. REV: Crowned royal shields arranged in a cross with the lion of Nas…
Created on: Friday 25th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 6th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Backwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C4FFB7
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case: 2012 T242: Acquired by Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter Findspot: Chardstock, Devon Date: 1607-1625 AD Description: Thirteen silver coins found in close proximity while metal detecting on grassland during a metal detecting rally. Once the first few coins had been found and it was clear there was a hoard the area was roped off and searched carefully using several different detectors. As Finds Liaison Officer I was present at the rally and able to observe the last part of this search and the turf stripping. The findspot was on a western slope of a hill jus…
Created on: Wednesday 4th April 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-FBA455
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2011 T342: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A small hoard consisting of four coins: two sixpences of Elizabeth I, a shilling and a Civil War issue groat of Charles I found together at Ston Easton, Somerset. 1. A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark possibly Portcullis, date on coin unclear, possibly 1566, Tower mint, North 1997. There is a small semicircular hole through the coin just off centre. There are various small dents to either side of the hole and it may be deliberate. The size and thickness of the coin at this point suggests i…
Created on: Friday 27th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ston Easton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7328B5
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T661: Disclaimed, returned to finder Circumstances of discovery: All found within c. 4m of each other while metal-detecting on pasture land, with no nearby finds of comparable date with the exception of treasure case 2017 T662. Description: A small collection of coins of the reign of Elizabeth I (see catalogue below), representing a range of dates, with the coins minted between c. AD 1560 and 1587. The condition of the coins is also variable, with coin 1, the oldest, displaying the heaviest wear (as would be expected), but with coin 4 (AD 1584-1587) more worn …
Created on: Tuesday 25th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Bradley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-AC2BEE
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2016 T725: Disclaimed, returned to finders Circumstances of discovery: Metal detecting on cultivated ground during a group outing. A group of nine silver coins. All are official issues of monarchs of England, Scotland and Ireland dating from 1575 to 1643. Six are English issues, two Scotland and one Irish Discovery: The coins were found while metal detecting on cultivated ground as part of an organised group event. They were found by several different finders and were scattered over a small area. None were in context and no evidence of a container survived.…
Created on: Thursday 15th September 2016
Last updated: Monday 2nd October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-026484
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval Venetian silver soldino of Doge Leonardo Loredan (1501-1521).
Created on: Thursday 21st April 2011
Last updated: Monday 2nd May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Micheldever', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EBFDB3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark portcullis, dated 1566 on coin, North 1998.
Created on: Monday 2nd May 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dinton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EC27D4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver half crown of Charles I (1625-1649), London (Tower) mint, Group III, early horseman, initial mark tun, 1636-1638 AD, North 2209. The coin is double struck.
Created on: Monday 2nd May 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dinton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E5EC04
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark Martlet, 1560-1561 AD, North 1987.
Created on: Thursday 26th May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D8F258
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), second coinage, catherine wheel initial mark, minted at Canterbury under Archbishop Thomas Cranmer, 1533-1544 AD, North 1804.
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-802462
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark hand, dated 1591 on coin, North 2015. The coin appears pitted and in places the silver surface seems to have almost peeled away leaving a blacker, base silver centre exposed. This may be the effect of corrosion on a coin naturally surface enriched through striking or may indicate it is a contemporary copy which has been delibreately plated or surface enriched. The design is, in some places, a bit crude but as these coins were produced in large numbers that is also not uncommon on genuine coins particular as dies …
Created on: Friday 15th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-808810
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver penny of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII, initial mark unclear, minted at London (Tower mint or Southwark), 1547-1551 AD, North 1883
Created on: Friday 15th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-811205
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval Venetian silver soldino of Doge Leonardo Loredan (1501-1521).
Created on: Friday 15th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-81FE33
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver shilling of James I (1603-1625), second coinage, third bust, initial mark rose, AD 1605-6, North 2099.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-825B92
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark coronet, 1567-1570 AD, North 2001. The coin was bent in two and has broken along the bend.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-82F206
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval Scottish silver twenty pence of Charles I (1625-1649), Third coinage, Class IV, 1637-1642 AD, Spink 5590.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D884A0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Edward VI in name of Henry VIII, minted at Canterbury, 1547-1551 AD, North 1881
Created on: Monday 24th January 2011
Last updated: Sunday 6th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1C6023
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver shilling of William III (1694-1702), date unclear, minted at London, 1696-1701 AD.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Sunday 10th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Membury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5D2455
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649), Group A, one/two pellets initial mark, minted at London, 1625-30 AD, North (1991:162), no.2262.
Created on: Monday 11th June 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 19th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whitelackington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E7C5B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), coronet initial mark, 1567-1570 AD, North 2001.
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FE2DB6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark probably portcullis, dated 156[6] on coin, North 1997. The coin is broken with c.40% missing to a straight, patinated break
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 16th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FDF822
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702), minted at Exeter, dated 1696 on coin, Spink 3523.
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6272A1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver coin, probably a halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark unclear, minted at London, 1583-1603 AD, North 2015.
Created on: Sunday 18th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 19th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chewton Mendip', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-721775
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver three pence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark unclear (acorn or pheon), dated 1564 or 1574 on coin, North 1998.
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 19th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Seavington St Mary', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-792856
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark A, 1583-1585 AD, North 2016.
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 19th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-512230
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark cross crosslet, 1560-1561 AD, North 1986
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2012
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-9ED9F0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702), third bust, later harp, large crowns, dated 1699 AD on coin, minte at London, Spink 3538.
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinton St George', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-395211
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649), Group D, initial mark bell, minted at London, 1634-5 AD, North 2225.
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2011
Last updated: Saturday 19th November 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chewton Mendip', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-39C0B7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver groat of Philip and Mary (1554-1558), minted at London, 1554-1558 AD, North 1973. There is a worn oval hole near the edge at 10 o'clock on the obverse and 5 o'clock on the reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2011
Last updated: Saturday 19th November 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chewton Mendip', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-727246
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver groat of Mary I (1553-1558), 1553-4 AD, North 1960. One side is ragged with numerous small breaks around the edge.
Created on: Monday 19th September 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 21st September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-72AC68
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver sixpence, probably of William III (1694-1702), date unclear. The coin has been bent in two places into an S-shape in profile. Coins treated in this way are commonly believed to have been given as love tokens. The design is completely worn on both sides but it is not clear if this is due to natural circulation wear or part of the deliberate modification.
Created on: Monday 19th September 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 21st September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-801497
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular post-medieval silver half crown of James II (1685-1688), dated 1687 AD on coin, cf. Spink 3408. The plating is thick, but the underlying base metal core can be seen showing through in places.
Created on: Monday 7th November 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 5th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4C9367
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Check findspot Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1556-1603), initial mark coronet, dated 1569 on coin, North 1997.
Created on: Wednesday 24th August 2011
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Easterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-450A94
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark coronet, minted at London, dated 1568 on coin, North (1991: 134) no.1997.
Created on: Wednesday 4th July 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 16th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5AC0D5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver halfcrown of Charles I (1625-1649), Group III, Late horseman, initial mark eye, minted at London, AD 1645, North (1993:159) no.2213.
Created on: Thursday 5th July 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wembdon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-AD8F05
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), probably no initial mark, AD 1583-1602, North (1991:137) no.2018
Created on: Monday 9th July 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stogumber', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EF1994
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), unclear initial mark, unclear date, AD 1561-1602, North (1991:134 or 137) no.1997 or 2015. The coin is a creased with a piece missing from one side, c.5%. The point of the missing wedge is semi-circular and it may have broken across a piercing.
Created on: Thursday 12th July 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E87906
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver groat of Mary I (1553-1558), minted at London, AD 1553-1554, North (1991:126), no.1960. A wedge representing about 15% of the coin is missing from one side.
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E8A654
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark unclear, minted at London, dated 1569 on coin, North (1991:135) no.1998. There is a rectangular piercing through the coin, near the edge at 12 o'clock on the obverse and 8 o'clock on the reverse.
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8577E2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver three halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark unclear, dated 1573 on coin, North (1991:135) no.2000. The coin has an irregular break around two thirds of the circumference with c.30% of the flan lost.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-85A491
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Scottish Post Medieval silver merk of Charles II (1649-1685), Type II, dated 1671 on coin, Spink 5611.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C7A3C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark tun, minted at London, AD 1591-1594, North (1991:137) no.2016.
Created on: Friday 21st September 2012
Last updated: Saturday 15th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Easterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5B8363
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third issue, initial mark crescent, minted at London, AD 1587-1590, North (1991:137) no.2018.
Created on: Friday 28th September 2012
Last updated: Friday 28th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D7CFD6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark 'A', minted at London, AD 1583-1585, North (1991:137) no.2016.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 9th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chalton Musgrove', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E919A5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark probably woolsack, minted at London, AD 1594-1596, North (1991:137) no.2016.
Created on: Monday 29th October 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 30th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-280504
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702), type and date unclear, AD 1695-1699.
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2012
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7A9D02
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval penny of Charles I (1625-1649), Group D or E, initial mark unclear, minted at the Tower of London, c.AD 1634-1640, North (1991:163) no. 2270 or 2272. The coin is pierced with a square (nail) hole near the edge at 10 o'clock on the obverse and 8 o'clock on the reverse. It was pierced from the obverse. It is also bent and may have been bent in the s-shape (one edge bent forward and the opposite edge bent back). This S-shaped bend is common on coins of this period and often interpreted as making the coin a 'love token'.
Created on: Monday 5th November 2012
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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