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Record ID: NMS-311A13
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver halfgroat of Charles I. Portcullis initial mark, London mint. North 2255. Circa AD1633-1634
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2E3A49
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy Post Medieval Jetton. Rose and orb Nuremberg type with garbled legend. Issuer unknown. Circa AD1550-1584.
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-C2DBE1
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-Medieval copper-alloy hooked strap fitting for a sword-belt circa AD1600-1700. The main body of the fitting is sub-pyriform (pear-shaped) in plan, convex at the front and concave at the rear. The front of the main body has three worn vertical facets; one central, and two flanking. At the upper end there is a collar surmounted by a rounded knop that terminates in a smaller knop. The larger knop is pierced and has the corroded remnants of an iron rivet. The rearwards projecting hook is 'D'-shaped in cross-section, flat at the rear. There is an integral rivet on the rear face situat…
Created on: Thursday 8th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-C1A9B5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Worn and corroded copper alloy post medieval rose farthing of Charles I. Sceptred crown obverse and crowned rose reverse. Further details illegible. Circa 1636-1644.
Created on: Thursday 8th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-3A66D1
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Post Medieval Jew's or Jaws harp. Lozengiform sectioned parallel arms extending from the ends of an oval loop. On one face the upper inner edge of the loop has a rebate to take the missing iron tang. A similar example with a description of use can be seen on this database at DEV-FB6E4D. Circa 1550-1700AD.
Created on: Monday 8th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-DD3078
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Post Medieval toy cannon. Apart from its missing carriage the cannon is complete, with an unusually long barrel (117.5mm) and an in situ ceramic muzzle stopper. Most of the cascable is occupied by an extended breech knob. The distance from the base ring to the first reinforcement ring is short at 10mm and the circular vent hole penetrates through to the bore at the approximate mid-point of this section. The second reinforcement ring is located 77mm along the slightly narrowing barrel from which point the short trumpet-like muzzle section flares. Approximately halfway along…
Created on: Tuesday 28th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 30th November 2017
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Record ID: NMS-F1E222
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cut or broken semi-circular uniface fragment of a lead alloy token, weight, or bag seal. The front face has the raised design of a flat-topped shield with vertical and horizontal grid lines within; possibly representing a heraldic checky pattern. The periphery has the extant remains of a legend or perhaps a beaded edge, but this cannot be resolved. 21mm diameter, 1.4mm thick, weight 1.8g. Circa 1500-1700 AD.
Created on: Tuesday 24th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th October 2017
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Record ID: NMS-631B13
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy double loop Medieval to Post Medieval buckle. Externally the end loops are expanded and the frame sides pinched-in in a curve either side of the central strap bar. Internally the loops are D-shaped to either side of the strap bar. The pin is missing . Length 33mm, width 29mm, weight 6.0g. Circa 1350-1650 AD.
Created on: Thursday 5th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMS-EA89E9
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two copper alloy Post Medieval contemporary Nuremberg jettons. Although there is now some edge separation the two jettons are held solidly together in exact concentric register, with the edges of the obverse face feathered around the circumference in an effort to present a single edge . There are significant remnants of a whitemetal coating on the reverse which coupled with the aforementioned features may suggest that this jetton was made to deceive and perhaps be passed off as coin. Based on the faces showing, the two jettons are contemporary as the obverse and the reverse of a Nuremb…
Created on: Friday 29th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
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Record ID: NMS-7FB906
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Exremely worn and clipped silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I. London (tower) mint. North 2016. Circa 1582-1603 AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th December 2017
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Record ID: NMS-65E70F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy 17th century London traders token. Obv: (star)SAM[VEL] BOVERY AT; a man examining one of his feet. Rev: IN ST GEORGES LANE; B/S A
Created on: Monday 11th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th September 2017
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Record ID: NMS-2EF8FC
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval copper alloy circular bi-face coinweight. The front and reverse faces are stamped with S.D//136 indicating a coin value of 13 shillings and 6 pence. The die axis is 6 o'clock. According to Withers, P & BR in Lions Ships and Angels (2011) p63. Coin weights of this type were used to weigh the Portuguese Moidore which traded at a value of around 27 shillings. At 13/6 therefore this weight would have been used to weigh the half-moidore. Circa 1770 AD. Dimensions: Diameter 17mm, thickness 3.3mm, weight 5.23g
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 17th August 2017
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Record ID: NMS-1EB7C1
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Worn Post medieval copper alloy square uniface coinweight. The front face is stamped with the upper body of a crowned king holding a sword in his left hand (as viewed) and an orb surmounted by a cross pomee in his right. The body is formed by three circular scrolls set in the form of an inverted triangle. The whole is contained within a double inner circle. The reverse of the weight appears to be unstamped or has worn smooth. According to Withers, P & BR in Lions Ships and Angels (2011) p31 coin weights of this type were of low countries origin. Similar types of weight depict emper…
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th December 2017
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Record ID: NMS-632855
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Post Medieval quatrefoil harness mount with projecting knops at the junction of each foil. Remnants of whitemetal coating (probably tin) on front face. and two out-curving fixing spikes (not rivets) on the reverse. Circa 1600-1700 AD. Diameter 17mm across knops, thickness 1.2mm not including spikes, weight 1.6g.
Created on: Monday 24th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-3A5D5F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver penny of Charles II. Crown initial mark on reverse. London mint. Second issue. Spink 3312. 1660-1662 AD.
Created on: Saturday 22nd July 2017
Last updated: Saturday 22nd July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-3195DB
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy sub-hexagonal buckle with central strap bar. At the junction of each surviving angle there is a moulded decorative knop with the linking buckle frame decorated with long chevrons following around the frame. It is not entirely clear what the decorative knops represent but they are probably fleur-de-lis oriented in the direction of the chevrons. Two sides of the buckle frame are missing at old breaks. Dimensions are approximately 57mm diameter measured across the angles, with each knop 4.6mm thick. Circa 1500-1630 AD.
Created on: Saturday 22nd July 2017
Last updated: Saturday 22nd July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-E1859D
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Worn copper alloy post medieval commemorative pipe tamper. The tamper is cast in the round and purports to represent a torso of Horatio Nelson or Admiral Rodney mounted on a pedestal. The pedestal is moulded on the front face with a draped flag and on the reverse with an anchor. Above the pedestal and before the terminal torso, the tamper widens and is decorated with crossed cannon. The flared base of the circular tamper has scored cross-hatch texturing on its underside. Dimensions; 65mm long, 19.5mm wide at the shoulders. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich have an almost identi…
Created on: Tuesday 18th July 2017
Last updated: Saturday 22nd July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-D21F13
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy strap mount of Post-Medieval date. It is cast in the form of a flower with disc-shaped head decorated on its front face with a central pellet surrounded by a circle of pellets representing petals. Below the flower head extends a curved stalk, from the base of which spring single oval-shaped centrally dished leaves cupping either side of the head. On the back face of the plate are two integral lugs or rivets, both now incomplete due to old breaks. Traces of gilding are present on the front and reverse faces. Circa 17th century AD. It measures 23mm in length, 21mm in width…
Created on: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-BE779B
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete worn copper alloy animal/crotal bell. Spherical with rectangular non-drilled suspension tab projecting uppermost. Equatorial ridge between the upper and lower hemispheres. Two opposed sound holes on upper half and sound slit running between opposed holes on lower. Decoration on both halves is very worn and corroded but appears to be of the more common sunburst variety. Iron pea survives in situ. Dimensions; 34mm tall, 26mm diameter, 22.4g. Circa 17th-19th Century.
Created on: Thursday 22nd June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 27th June 2017
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Record ID: NMS-B978BA
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy hooked strap fitting of Post-Medieval date. It is missing the tip of the hook due to an old break. The object has an openwork trefoil shaped plate with two circular apertures at the top and a central lozenge shaped aperture beneath. At the top of the plate is an integrally cast oval lug with circular rivet hole that contains the corroded remains of an iron rivet. At the base of the plate is a second central circular rivet hole beneath which there is a transverse collar from which extends the integrally cast hook. The hook is flat, rectangular in form and…
Created on: Thursday 22nd June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 22nd June 2017
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