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Record ID: SWYOR-B7CBBA
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A lead perforated weight of probably Post Medieval to Modern date, about AD 1500 - 1900. It is flat and rectangular in section, and an elongated octagon in plan. There is a keyhole shaped hole through the weight at one end (rounded at one end and narrower and rectangonal at the other); it is not clear whether it was always intended to be this shape, or whether it has been worn by suspension on a loop or rope. The edges and corners of the weight are worn and rounded. This may be from water damage, since the weight was found near a river. This has led to speculation that the weight may h…
Created on: Thursday 21st June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-9C2E89
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A complete cast iron probable shot or cannon ball dating from the post-medieval period, about AD 1500-1700. It is a sphere of iron, with a slightly pited and corroded surface, dark brown in colour. It is 39.5mm diameter (1,5 inches) and has a mass of 235g (eight and a quarter ounces). It may have been itended for use in a Serpentine cannon which had a nominal bore size of 1.5 inch diameter, firing shot weighing 0.75 lb, or a Rabinet cannon which fired shot weighing 8oz. Corrosion may have altered the size and weight of this example. Compare SOM-A0A8A2 which cites Blackmore (1990) Arms…
Created on: Saturday 26th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-3FD6C8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A post-Medieval silver coin; a halfcrown of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), Equestrian portrait, Group III, Mintmark: crown, dating from AD 1635-1636. See North Volume 2 (1991), page 159, number 2210. Obverse: CAROLVS D [G M]A BR F[R E]T HI (REX); King on horseback, left. Reverse: CHRIS[TO A]VSPICE REGNO (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Oval garnished shield with plume above. The coin is 34.6mm diameter, 2mm thick and 14.83g. Some parts of the edge are missing.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-9FF81D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A copper alloy circular mount or stud with leather, or probable Post Medieval to Modern date, about AD 1700 - 1900. It is a metal stud with a thin round back plate ( 14mm diameter) and a shank of indeterminate section which passes through a circular rove or washer of 15mm diameter and thickness 1.6mm. The end of the shank is flattened to secure the stud. At least two, possibly three, layers of leather survive between the rivet and rove, and one piece extends to 41mm long and 26mm wide. 7.2g. Compare NLM-B3902D.
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-9FDE0E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A copper alloy Post Medieval button dating from AD 1475 - 1650. It has a solid head and an integral attachment loop. It is biconvex in form, circular in plan, convex at the front and convex at the back. The integral shank has a circular perforation for attachment, but is now broken and incomplete. This button has a pitted. light brown surface. It is 12.9mm long, 9.8mm diameter. 3.1g. Compare SWYOR-C53C1D which cites IOW-4DCE66 which notes that "Similar buttons have been published and dated c. 1475-c. 1600 AD (Read 2005: 51-53, refs: 174-190)".
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-9F0214
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A copper alloy incomplete mount of probable Post Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1700. Only one terminal survives and it is a flat piece of metal in the shape of a fleur de lis. The base expands sideways into a lobed base. There is a rivet hole in the centre of the fleur, slightly countersunk on one face, and the edge of a second rivet hole is visible in the break at the lobed end of the fragment. The fragment has a fairly thin green patina and red colour to the metal. It is 26.2mm long, 20mm wide and 1.7mm thick. 2.3g. Compare CORN-9E0B4A.
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 28th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-9E4CA2
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A Post Medieval or Modern copper alloy unidentified object, probably a mechanical component of unknown function dating from about AD 1700 - 1950. The object is a small hollow cone. There are circumferential striations on the inner face, along with a patch of iron corrosion. At the apex of the cone projects a long, solid, tapering rod, circular in section and slightly curved. A small circular hole (2.3mm diameter) passes through the base of the rod, near the cone, from side to side. At the base of the cone, a flat plate extends to one side. It is sub-rectangular, slightly waisted and t…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-58A0D9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete but slightly damaged post-Medieval silver halfpenny of James I (AD 1603-1625), minted at London. Initial mark above thistle: rose, AD 1605-1606 (North 1991: 147, ref: 2107). Obverse: No legend; Rose. Reverse: No legend; Thistle. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London. The coin has been pierced near the edge. It is 10mm diameter, 0.6mm thick and 0.23g.
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-589286
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A post medieval silver coin: a penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), second issue (AD 1561-1582), minted in London. Initial mark is unclear. It is 14.4mm diameter, 0.5mm thick and 0.48g. For reference, see North (1991) Volume 2, number 2001 on page 135.
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-57760E
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper alloy finger ring, probably of Post Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1800. The hoop is D shaped in cross-section and flares at the shoulders to a flat oval bezel set across the hoop. The surface is corroded, but the bezel is probable also a seal matrix, making the ring a signet ring. The shoulders are decorated with frequent crescent shaped stamp or punch marks. The ring is 24.2mm long, 23.5mm diameter, 14.1mm wide. Internal diameter 18.5mm. 8g. A ring of the same form, but with different decoration on the shoulders is HAMP-88A2E1.
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-1770F6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
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A post-Medieval silver coin; a penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603), uncertain issue, initial mark unclear. It is 13.9mm diameter, 0.6mm thick and 0.46g. Compare North (1991) numbers 1988, 2001 and 2017.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-1746A1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A post-Medieval silver coin: a Scottish twenty pence piece of Charles I (AD 1625 - 1649), third coinage (AD 1637 - 1642). See Spink number 5588 on page 84. The coin is 15.5mm diameter, 0.5mm thick and 0.6g.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-86FE34
Object type: ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kirklees
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A dressed stone architectural fragment of probable Post Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1800. It is probably part of a window surround. It is a roughly rectangular block of stone with bother smaller ends broken. There is an angled groove across one face, varying in depth from 10mm - 16mm, and 7mm wide. This probably housed a pane of glass, held in an iron attachment. There is iron corrosion in the base of the slot. The opposite face has a notch cut into the corner, making the block L shaped. The notch is 27mm deep and about 13mm deep. The faces of the stone all have longitudinal grooves…
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-62D366
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A lead Medieval or Post Medieval cloth seal dating from AD 1450 - 1700. It is a two disc seal, the discs joined by a tab forming a loop and crimped together. One disc is plain. The other is stamped with a chequered shield. The seal is 24.2mm long, 16.3mm wide and 3.9mm thick. 7.13g.
Created on: Sunday 29th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-62B38B
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A lead alloy Modern bag seal dating from about AD 1750 - 1950. It is circular with a slot through it for the cord. One face is partially legible and appears to read [...](ER & SMI)[...] round the edge. It is 15.6mm diameter, 3.5mm thick and 4.42g.
Created on: Sunday 29th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-629254
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A copper alloy post-medieval discoidal coin weight for a quarter-guinea, dating from AD 1760 - 1773. It is marked S.D / 5.3 in two lines in relief within a circumferential raised border on the obverse and reverse. The weight is 14.8mm diameter, 1.8mm thick and 1.79g. Compare PUBLIC-6441DA which cites a similar weight illustrated on page 63 of 'Lions, ships and angels' by Withers, and BUC-1E4366.
Created on: Sunday 29th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-4D05F4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A copper alloy Post Medieval to Modern trade weight dating from about AD 1700 - 1900. It is circular with a raised rim. The front has afaint crown stamp in the centre, possibly over letters. There are also fresher counterstamps: three crowns, smaller than the original, and a group of letters, perhaps reading [-]TCH. This weight would have been a half ounce weight in the Imperial system. It is 22.8mm diameter, 5.3mm thick and 12.86g.
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-4C7D5F
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy unidentified object or probable Post Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1800. It is a semicircular plate which appears to be complete. The front face is decorated along the curved edge with a line of ropework in relief, flanked by a groove on each side, these all following the line of the curved edge, 3.5mm from the edge. There is no terminal to the decoration, nor any decoration along the stright edge. There are three circular rivet holes in the edge of the plate, neatly positioned in the border, one near each corner, and one at the apex. Two of these contain short copper a…
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-4C1EFA
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A possible incomplete Post Medieval cloth seal dating from about AD 1500 - 1700. It could be one disc of a rivet type seal of two or four discs that was not fastened by putting the integral rivet through the hole on the opposing disc successfully. It has a stamp impression on one face, but the circular sectioned integral rivet protruding from the other has not been squashed flat, though it does possibly have traces of a stamped design on it, perhaps an A or V. The surviving impression on the main face seems to be a crowned I surrounded by a wreath, all within a beaded border, and outsi…
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-3082EE
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A copper alloy unidentified object of probable Post Medieval date, about AD 1600 - 1900. It is a thin rectangular plate which is heavily gilded. The front is decorated with a border covered with radiating incised lines and within that is a raised line border. This surrounds a recessed panel, also gilded round the edge, but with the remains of silver coloured solder in the centre, presumed to be from a missing inlay. On the reverse are two spots of similar solder, one at each end, suggesting that this object was mounted onto another. It is 17.7mm long, 11.6mm wide and 1.65mm thick. 1.51…
Created on: Friday 27th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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