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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: WREX-EB2E22
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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Copper alloy strap fitting (belt mount) dating of probably post-medieval date (c.1500-1700AD).The object has openwork in the form of two perforations, a diamond/oval shape above a heart-shape. Above this open work is a single lobe projection. Below the openwork is tri-lobbed projection, the two side lobes of which have a circular depression at the centre. The reverse is plain with the remnants of two projection spikes. The object has a pale green patina but appears to have traces of some form of coating. For an almost identical example see HESH-084CCB on the PAS database. Length: 36.2…
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C14576
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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Incomplete silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I of the sixth issue dating from 1584-6, initial mark is an escallop. The obverse has the crowned bust facing left and the legend E [D G ROSA SINE SP]INA.The reverse has squared shield on cross fourchée and the legend [CIVI/TAS/LON/DO]N. Diameter: 13.96mm; weight: 0.4g
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C0FC53
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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Silver shilling of Elizabeth I of the second issue dating to 1560-1; initial mark is a cross crosslet, which indicates it was produced under Thomas Stanley in the main Tower mint during the recoinage of 1560-1 when the tower had two separate mints. Obverse has crowned bust facing left and the legend ELIZABETH [D G] ANG [FR] ET HIB REGINA. The reverse has a squared shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV . Diameter: 32.27mm; weight: 5.2g
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th February 2018
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Record ID: WREX-9CD0BD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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Silver shilling of Elizabeth I of the sixth issue dating to 1582/3-83, initial mark is a bell. Obverse has the worn bust of the queen facing left with the legend [ELIZAB] D G ANG [FR] ET [HIB REGINA]. Reverse has a squared shield on long cross fourchée with the legend POSVI/[DEV] AD/I[VTOE/R] MEV. The coin appears to have been clipped. Diameter: 26.8mm; weight: 4.1g
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: WREX-9CACE6
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
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A complete square copper alloy uniface coin weight of the early post medieval period (1454-1460) struck in Burgundy by Philip the Good (Withers 2011, 52). The lion is seated and facing left, flanked by two columns and a beneath 2? Arches. There does not appear to be traces of any legend or letters. The reverse is plain. Length: 15.1mm; width: 14.5mm; thickness: 2.5mm; weight: 3.5g
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
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Record ID: WREX-9B7E3B
Object type: NUT CRACKERS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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Fragment from a pair of Post-Medieval copper alloy nut crackers likely dating to the later 18th century. The fragment consists of the upper part of one of originally two identical arms hinged together at the top. The hinge would have been held in pace with an axis bar which is now missing. The inside surface has four rows of triangular nicks designed to hold the nut securely. The outer surface, made up of five facets, is decorated with a floral design comprising 4 flowers on the central facet, with 3 further flowers on each of the flanking facets. These flowers are made up of a larg…
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: WREX-CA4B12
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
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A cast copper alloy toy miniature canon of late Post-Medieval date (17th-19th century). These models were produced as complete working models of their larger counterparts. This toy cannon comprises a circular barrel that tapers from bulbous knop (cascabel button) at one end, to the muzzle at the other. Two trunnions, which are round in section, project from a collar midway along the barrel. These would have enabled the piece to be elevated and mounted onto a wooden wheeled carriage such as that depicted in Bailey (1993), p.37, No. 12. The total width of the canon across the trunnion…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-CA4206
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
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A lead or tin-alloy object that appears to be a whistle and of probable post-Medieval date (c. 1600-c. 1800). The main body of the object is bottle shaped with a cylindrical neck and a short rounded body with an acorn shaped knop at the base. The upper cylindrical 'neck' is hollow inside and has a length of 17.9mm and an outer diameter of 14.9mm. On the inside of the object there is a solid 'floor' between the 'neck' and the 'flask' which gives the appearance that the 'flask' is solid. However, due to slight damage at the base, it is possible to confirm that it is hollow. At the rear, …
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-CA06CC
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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Copper alloy sword belt fitting dating from the 17th century.The oval plate has a voided, curve-armed cross with a flower motif made up of 9 annulets at the centre.In the crescents formed by the cross are lines of larger annulets.At one end is a rounded pierced attachment-knop.This has a small projection and has 9 small ring and dot motifs around the hole. There is a slightly projecting ridged collar at the junction of the plate with the hook.There is a rivet hole near the collar which retains a separate copper-alloy rivet. For a published parallel see Read (2008) pg. 221, No. 797. …
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C96113
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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Silver halfgroat of Charles I of group D type 3a1 with the initial mark a crown dating to 1635-6.Obverse has the bust of the king facing left with II behind his head. The obv. legend reads CAROLVS [D] G M B[ FR ET H REX]. The reverse has an oval garnished shield with a crown over and the legend IVSTITA THRON[VM FIRMAT]. Diameter: 15.47; weight: 0.9g
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C95C72
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
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Copper alloy token of Thomas Wynne, Surgeon of Caerwys dated 1668 or 1669 (see Boon 1973, 94, No. 23). The obverse has the initials T D M across the centre (the letter D being much smaller than the T and M). Above this is a letter W and below is the letter I. Both the W and I are flanked by two stars/flower motifs. Around the rim is the legend [THOM]AS WY[NNE] OF CARWIS. The reverse shows a pair of teeth flaking a trowel and the legend CHYRVRGEON HIS PENY [68 OR 69] this is normally followed by the date either 68 or 69, but in this instance the date is illegible. Diameter: 17.73mm; we…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C94DED
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
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A complete post-medieval square copper alloy coin weight dating c1577-1603 produced in Antwerp by Hans Foncq. The obverse depicts a ship with the letter R next to the mast. This R indicates that the weight is to weigh a Rose noble or Ryal. The reverse depicts an upright right hand for Antwerp and flanked by the initials HF for Hans Foncq. There is a number 8 above the H which may indicate the date in the 1580s Length: 14.67mm; width: 14.38mm; thickness: 2.10mm; weight: 2.9g
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C8E6B3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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An almost complete copper alloy strap mount in the form of an acorn. Probably seventeenth century (AD 1600 - AD 1700). The front of the mount is divided into two.The upper half is plan and has a small knop at the apex.The lower half is decorated with incuse hatching to mimic the acorn seed.At the base of the object is a small projection representing the stalk.The rear of the object has two integral spikes face has the remains of two integral spikes.The object is in good condition with a mid to dark green patina. Length: 38.14mm; width: 19.76mm; thickness: 2.96mm; thickness (including …
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C8B2F7
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Incomplete copper alloy hooked clasp of early post-medieval date (c. 1500-1600). Read's Class E, Type 3 (2008, pg 101, no. 382).The object has a circular head with an angled attachment loop.The hook is missing.The central circular head is openwork with 7 ovals, some of which are not completely open.In the centre is a heart motif. Length: 24.69mm; width: 19.57mm; thickness: 1.31mm; weight: 2g
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-C89F4D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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Fragment of a copper alloy Post Medieval chafing dish handle (c.1450-1550) The handle has a sub-trapezoidal frame, with the short edge at the top, from which it would have been attached to the vessel, and a wider lower edge, shaped into a double arches with a central heart-shaped indent. The sides of the handles are bevelled. The attachment lug is missing. The surface of the handle is slightly pitted with a dark brown patina Length: 49.62mm; width: 44.14mm; thickness: 4.02mm; weight: 14.7g
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-78598C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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Silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702)of unknown bust type. The obverse has the bust of the king facing right with the legend GVLIELMVS III [DEI ]GR. The reverse has crowned cruciform shields with crowns and the legend [MAG] BR [FRA ET HIB REX]. The coin appears to have been bent into a very slight S shape, possibly as a love token. Diameter: 20.45mm; weight: 2.2g
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-E4B609
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A contemporary forgery of a George III half spade guinea. Diameter: 23.4mm; weight: 2.3g
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gwersyllt', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-E474FD
Object type: GAMING PIECE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wrexham
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Lead gaming piece or token most likely post medieval c.1500-1850. The token has a low-relief image of a hare or rabbit. The reverse is plain. The object has a powdery-white patina. Diameter: 18.33mm; thickness: 1.81mm; weight: 3.3g
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bronington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-E44DE7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wrexham
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Silver groat of Elizabeth I of the second (recoinage) issue, initial mark is a cross crosslet on the reverse dating to 1560-61.The obverse legend is illegible but would have read [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA].Part of a squared shield is visible on the reverse with the legend +POSVI [DEV ADIVTOREM MEV]. Diameter: 21.9mm; weight: 0.8g.
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bronington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-E1E29D
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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A complete post-medieval square copper alloy coin weight dating c1577-1603 produced in Antwerp by Hans Foncq.The obverse depicts a ship with rose, with the letter R next to the mast.This R indicates that the weight is to weigh a Rose noble or Ryal.The reverse depicts an upright right hand for Antwerp and flanked by the initials HF for Hans Foncq.There is a number 4 above the F which may indicate the date (possibly 1584 or 1594). Length: 15.78mm; width: 14.98mm; thickness: 2.13mm; weight: 3.1g
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ruthin', grid reference and parish protected.


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