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Record ID: ESS-C79C0E
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Incomplete cast copper-alloy rumbler or 'crotal' bell. The bell is spherical and cast in two hemispheres. Much of the bell is now missing as it has been damaged. The bell dates to the Psot Medieval period, c. 1500 - 1800. The decoration on the surface is cast and consists lines radiating perpendicular to the central joint. A sounding hole is still present on one hemisphere. The outer surface is coated in white metal, giving the bell a silvery appearance. The top of the bell shows the remains of a damaged terminal loop. The inside of the bell has a green patina. Dimensions: weight: …
Created on: Monday 16th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: ESS-BB7CF0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Silver threepence of Elizabeth I. Minted 1574. Eglantine mint mark. North 1998 Obverse: Crowned bust left with rose behind. ELIZABETH:DG [ANG FRA] ET HI: REGINA Reverse: long cross over shield, date above, 1574. POVI [DEV AD]IVTOREM [MEV]
Created on: Thursday 21st June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: ESS-7BE2C5
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Copper-alloy cast strap fitting, likely a sword belt hanger, dating to 15th century. The item is fragmentary and shows the surviving left portion of the main plate. There is one surviving attachment loop and along the lower edge with a hook still in place through it. Originally there would have been three loops, spaced evenly, connected to the bottom edge, with a hook hanging from each. The remaining left side of the plate ends in a trifoliate terminal, expanding from a narrow waisted portion of the plate. The central lobe is perforated in order to accommodate a rivet, which would …
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-68004C
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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A circular copper-alloy trade weight dating to the late 18th century to the early 19th century. Possibly could be an apothecaries weight. The top of the weight has a raised border which is stepped on the inner circumference. Within this border is a circular roped design that frames an emblem which is now illegible, although there appears to be a head of a raven at the top of the emblem. The underside of the weight is flat and also has a border around the edge. Within this border is a circular roped design that has a knot at the bottom. Within this design is a stylized "M". The weigh…
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-AE3F51
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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A complete copper-alloy double-looped trapezoid buckle dating to the Post-Medieval period (1570-1700). The frame of the buckle is sub-triangular in section. There are two knops where the pin bar joins the buckle at each side. The pin is present in a very corroded state. The buckle is 23.80mm long, 19mm wide, 2.3mm thick and weighs 4.6 grams. The buckle frame has a light green patina and there is reddish staining around the pin.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: ESS-AD8009
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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An incomplete double looped copper alloy buckle dating from Late Medieval to Post Medieval. (1350-1650). The buckle is oval in shape with two opposing "D" sections. The section of the main frame is sub-triangular tapering towards the outer edge. The pin bar is square in section. The pin is missing. The buckle is 27.4mm long, 21.7mm wide, 1.9mm thick and weighs 2.7 grams. The buckle shows a light green patina.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: ESS-AC46E3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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An incomplete cast copper alloy double looped buckle (1550-1650). The frame is "D" shaped in section. The buckle has two oval loops which have a moulded five leaved rosette at each end. The pin bar is triangular in section with a lobed knop at either end. The pin is missing. The buckle has a green patina. The buckle measures 43.5mm long, 25mm wide and 2.5mm thick and weighs 6.5 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: ESS-17E714
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver struck shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). The coin shows some damage at 7 o'clock. Obverse is left facing bust, which is very worn, as are the pellets that form the inner circle of the obverse. The reverse only shows a small amount of wear. Reverse is cross fourcee over royal shield. ‚ÄčThe obverse inscription is; ELIZA[BETH] D G [AN] FR ET.HI REGINA . ‚ÄčThe reverse inscription is: POSVI [D]EV AD IVTORE M MEV. The mintmark is a badly struck cross-crosslet (1560-1)
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-48079E
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Medieval copper-alloy 'Tournais' jetton dating to the 15th century, c. 1425 - 1500. Both faces are very worn and the inscriptions are illegible. Obverse shows shield of France in border with inscription around. Reverse is triple stranded cross fleury with quatrefoil in centre.
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-14DE45
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Copper alloy mount of probable post-medieval date. It is hexagonal in plan, with the stubs of two curved attachment spikes projecting from the rear - these appear to have been cast integrally. The outer face is decorated in relief with a 6 petalled rose inside a tressured border. The surface is badly corroded and if it was originally gilded, as seems likely, there are no remaining traces.
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-D73BCE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Clipped silver halfgroat of Henry VII (1485 - 1509). Spink 2211, North 1711- 1712. Obverse is crowned bust facing, double arched crown unjewelled. Legend illegible. Reverse is long cross dividing legend. Three pellets in each angle. CIVI / TAS / CAN / TOR in inner circle, outer circle legend illegible.
Created on: Monday 5th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-D69E20
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Silver twopence of James II (1685 - 1688). Spink 3416. Minted 1686. Obverse is laureate bust left. IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Reverse is crowned II date above - 1686. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX.
Created on: Monday 5th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-ADE947
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver struck three halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603). Spink 2000. Initial mark illegible. No date above shield. Obverse: bust worn, ROSA SINE [SPINA] visible. Reverse: cross fourche dividing royal shield, legend around. [CIVI TAS] LON DON
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
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Record ID: ESS-ADB295
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625 - 1649). Extremely worn, initial marks and legends illegible. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
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Record ID: ESS-ACC842
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver post-medieval cufflink element or button, dating to c. 1725 - 1800. The item is octagonal in shape with a downturned edge, and is slightly concave. The rear shows a soldered silver wire attachment loop. The face is incised with a decorative rose design comprising four larger petals with four smaller ones behind. Dimensions weight: 0.7g, diameter: 12.6mm, thickness: 0.4mm, height inc. hoop: 4.6mm
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
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Record ID: ESS-ACB286
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Heavily worn copper-alloy Post medieval jetton of Hans Krauwinkel II, from Nuremburg, Germany, c. 1586 - 1635 AD. Rose orb variety. 'AVWIN' still present on obverse. 'GOT' on reverse.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
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Record ID: ESS-308701
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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Complete post medieval rumbler bell, dating to the period c. 1500 - 1800. The bell is cast in two hemispheres, joined in the centre by a raised ridge. The lower hemisphere features a sounding hole with circular voids at either end of a thin linear void. The upper hemisphere features two small circular sounding holes and a semi-rectangular tab with a central hole forming an attachment loop. The surface patina of the bell is light to dark green, though much of the detail has worn away. There is some indented pattern work still present on the lower hemisphere. The pea is still present …
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 7th August 2018
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Record ID: ESS-305FA6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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Copper-alloy cast buckle of Post Medieval date, c. 1620 - 1700. Likely an incomplete double-looped trapezoidal buckle frame. The pin is now missing. The remaining frame has a trefoil shaped end design, composed of a triangular protrusion in between two rounded lobes. The triangular protrusion features a linear groove which was the pin rest. The patina is a deep green colour and the surface is mostly smooth. The cross section is rectangular. Dimensions: weight: 3.4g, length: 21.1mm, width: 22.5mm, thickness: 2.0mm
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th July 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2FCD7B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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A copper-alloy Post Medieval 'Rose' farthing of Charles I (AD1625-1649), dating to the period c.1635-44. North Rose type 1 (2287 - 2290). Obverse: Double arched crown with sceptres through, reaching nearly to the edge of the coin. CAROLVS DG MAG B[RIT]. Reverse: double rose surmounted by double arched crown. [FRAN ET] HIB REX
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 6th August 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2FC0C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Post Medieval shilling of Philip and Mary (1554-1558) dating to AD 1554. Obverse: busts of Philip and Mary facing each other, above is a large crown, dividing the date, 1554. PHILIP ET MARIA D G R ANG FRA NEAP PR HISP. Reverse: Crowned royal shield, crown dividing value mark. X II. POSVUI DEVM ADIVTOREM NOSTR. Lis initial and mint marks.
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 6th August 2018
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