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Record ID: OXON-A91D7F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast lead alloy token or tally dating from the late 17th to early 18th century AD (c. AD 1680 - 1710). The token is bifacial with the obverse depicting a horned animal, possibly a cow, advancing left with head facing and tail upright. The body of the animal has cross-hatched patterning and is curved. There is an equal armed cross above the animal's back. The reverse of the token is divided into three sections; the topbpanel has saltires within, the bottom panel has crosses within; the issuer's initials C H are between. This token is similar to Oxfordshire 'hatched cow' tokens, which…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: OXON-05AE73
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A worn copper alloy post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to the period AD 1636-1644. North's type 2, crescent initial mark, struck at the Tower, London. North no.2291. The coin has been pierced at 7 o'clock on the obverse.
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: OXON-05942C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete copper alloy post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to the period AD 1636-1644. North's type 2, crescent initial mark, struck at the Tower, London. North no.2291.
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: OXON-9D82D7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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A complete but worn lead alloy token of probably early post-medieval date, c. AD 1500-1800. The token is bifacial and each faces has a moulded design. On one face is a large W formed of overlapping Vs. The other face appears to have a serif I above another symbol, possibly another W or V, but this lower symbol is indistinct. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be post-Medieval …
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chaddleworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: OXON-F48242
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy mount or strap fitting of post-medieval date. The mount head is a very slightly domed sexfoil in plan with moulded grooves through each petal to its opposite, and raised lentoid bosses on each petal tip. The reverse of the head is hollow and has the remains of four integral shanks which would have secured the mount in place. These are largely missing due to old breaks. This object may have adorned a casket or box or due to its size, maybe a horse harness.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: OXON-F44BB7
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy hooked tag dating to the post-medieval period (c. AD 1500-1550). The fitting (hooked tag / dress hook) has a circular plate, trapezoidal loop and the remains of the hook. The hook is broken from an old break. The main plate of the object is domed with a concave back and convex front; it has a raised, moulded design of a human bust, possibly Jesus Christ or John the Baptist. Read (2008) Class E Type 3. For similar see Read 2008:92-93.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: OXON-F3EBE7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A cast copper alloy leg from a late Medieval to Post Medieval cooking pot such as a skillet, cauldron or posnet. The leg has a C-shaped cross section, with a curved reverse and is moulded into three ribs on the front. It terminates in a flared hoof-like foot, separated from the leg by a raised collar. 16th to 17th century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: OXON-F3BC0D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A Post-Medieval silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547), dating to the period AD 1544-1547. Third coinage, no initial mark, Canterbury mint. North (1991:115) no. 1852.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C51F44
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A slightly clipped silver post-medieval penny of James I of England (AD 1603-1625), dating to the period AD 1610-1611. Mint of the Tower of London. North N2106/1.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C3A60B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A worn cast lead alloy token or tally of post-medieval date. The token bears the faint remains of a raised design of a grid pattern on one side and an abstract pattern on the other. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be Post Medieval in date (c. AD 1500 - 1850), although this example is likely to be 17th century in date. It has been suggested that grid designs may represent plo…
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C2F74B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A worn and bent post-medieval copper-alloy farthing trader's token issued by the City of Bristol in AD 1652. Williamson (1891, 241), Gloucestershire 12.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C1DB32
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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A complete but worn post-medieval silver commonwealth penny dating to the period AD 1649-1660. Obverse depicts the Shield of St George within a wreath, while the reverse shows conjoined shields with cross of Saint George and Irish harp. Mint of London. North Vol. II, P 173, No 2729.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C1364B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete lead alloy token or tally dating to the post-medival period. The token is a common type, depicting a six-petalled flower on the obverse and the issuer's initials on the reverse, in this case 'R A'. This type of token dates from c. AD 1600-1800.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-EF4619
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A worn post-medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating to the period AD 1584-1586 Escallop initial mark. Mint of London. North N2016.
Created on: Monday 30th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 31st July 2018
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Record ID: OXON-3A01FE
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy dress fastener (dress hook / hooked tag) dating to the early post-medieval period. The fastener is broadly triangular in plan with four projecting knops, two down each long edge. There is an incomplete rectangular attachment loop at the top of the fastener, and a rounded, blunted 'hook' at the opposing end. The front surface of the fastener is decorated with moulded relief in the form of a robed human, front facing bust and upper torso in a field of pellets and annulets. There is the remains of a white metal coating evident. The reverse of the fastener i…
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 27th June 2018
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Record ID: OXON-239093
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete post-medieval zoomorphic copper alloy foot bracket from a chafing dish of Lewis's Type F. The object is made from a flat sectioned piece of coper alloy, curved with a widening of the metal towards the rear terminal where ahole pierces the stem and the termainls are rounded. This may have held a hinge bar on which the swivelling dish support was hinged. The opposing terminal is a two-dimensional animal's head, open-mouthed and possibly a bird or serpent. The eyes are crudely incised and four or five lines on the neck area may delineate scales or feathers. Lewis (1973 Plate XI…
Created on: Tuesday 26th June 2018
Last updated: Monday 6th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-900BF3
Object type: JEWS HARP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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An incomplete post-medieval iron 'Jew's harp', missing only the tongue. The harp consists of a rounded C-shaped end which extends to two prongs, which would have rested in the mouth. There is a groove on the centre of the rounded end where the tongue would have attached. It is sub-lozenge shaped in cross section. The iron of the harp is corroded with fragments flaking. This object probably dates to the post-medieval period c.1600-1800, but could be slightly earlier.
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 19th June 2018
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Record ID: OXON-8F3C14
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy purse bar of the early Post Medieval period, dating from circa AD 1450 - AD 1550, Williams Class D. The purse bar comprises a central heart-shaped block with a vertical circular aperture through which is the remains of the suspension loop bar. At either side of the heart-shaped box are integrally cast, short, circular cross-sectioned, funnel shaped arms which then constricts into a circular-sectioned bar with expanded rounded terminal. Two loops of copper alloy wire have each been wrapped around the arms, and these would have formed part of the frame for…
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-8E9604
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy strap fitting from a sword belt; a fitting or scabbard hanger dating from the Post-medieval period, about AD 1500 - 1700. The fitting is a sub rectangular plate which has a trilobed terminal at each end and bi-concave long sides. Three loops descend from one long edge of the plate, one of which retains a separate penannular ring. The plate has a rivet hole in the centre and one in the middle of each terminal (one now broken). Engraved floral and foliage decoration covers the face of the object. Compare SWYOR-ECB357.
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 19th June 2018
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Record ID: OXON-7D2995
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete cast lead alloy token or tally of post-medieval date. The token is circular in plan and has been cast in a mould. It still retains the tab. The token is unifaced and bears a crude design comprising a double stranded equal armed cross with chevrons in each quarter. The token probably dates from c. AD 1500-1750.
Created on: Monday 18th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 19th June 2018
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