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Record ID: HESH-07E49A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
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An incomplete fragment from the head and upper bow of a cast copper alloy Roman trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The fragment of the brooch is distorted with the bow being further bent and distorted - probably deliberately in antiquity. The head of the brooch is oval in plan. The reverse of it is divided by a vertical rectangular bar which is pierced at the mid-point. It is through this hole that the spring / pin would have been fixed. Both the pin and spring are lost. The head of brooch tapers from a flared upper bow and then expands with a thickened ridge below which three mo…
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Monday 7th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malpas', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-07DB3E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, West Midlands) brooch, Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b. Plate 46, of Roman date (AD80-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the perforated wing / end caps are lost. The pin, axis bar, spring are also lost. A large depression is present on the reverse of the brooch; this is filled with a black coloured deposit. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. The upper edge of the head has a flat triangular wedge shaped boss - which is probably all that remains of a rearward pr…
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Monday 28th November 2016
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Record ID: HESH-0710F1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A silver denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222) Reece Period 10. PAX AVGVSTI reverse type depicting Pax with sceptre and olive branch. Mint of Rome. RIC vol 4, part 2. Page 36. no 125.
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Monday 7th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ancaster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-0509EA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman cooper alloy AS of Trajan (AD 98 - AD 117) dating to (AD 103-111) Reece Period 10. Reverse type: Fortuna standing left holding rudder, resting on prow with cornucopiae. RIC vol 2. no. 500.
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Monday 4th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Farndon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-33D62F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
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An incomplete late Roman/ Early-Medieval (AD 400-600) penannular brooch of Fowler's Type D and Booth's type D2. The frame is sub-circular, and oval in cross-section. The pin is missing. The brooch is made from a single cylindrical piece of copper alloy that has been bent into a circle, with the outer edges bent back to form terminals lying flat against the frame. The terminals each have a pair of incurved facets on their top edges and a groove across each end, forming what looks like a very stylised animal head (Booth, 2014, 148: type D2). The terminals touch each other. There is no f…
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Friday 28th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-30BA94
Object type: NAIL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy nail possibly dating from the Roman period to the Medieval period (AD 43-AD500) although more likely dating to the Roman period. The nail is square sectioned with a convex circular globular shaped head. The body of the nail tapers to a blunted square sectioned terminal. The shaft tapers at an angle rather than straight. This has possibly suffered damage in the plough soil. The nail has a mid-dark green even coloured patina with smooth surfaces. The body of the nail has small possible filling marks. There are no further marks or decoration on the nail. Allason-Jones a…
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Sunday 8th May 2016
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Record ID: HESH-2EB17E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) dating to AD 168-169. Reverse type: Aequitas seated with holding scales and cornucopiae. RIC III, no. 969, 1479, or 1484.
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Sunday 8th May 2016
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Record ID: HESH-C79546
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: copper-alloy radiate or nummus of an unknown Emperor dating to the period AD 260 to 409 (Reece Period uncertain). Unknown mint. The legend is too worn to identify further. The reverse possibly depicts a standing figure.
Created on: Friday 6th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 21st January 2016
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Record ID: HESH-1017DE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver Roman Republican denarius of Marcius C. Censorinus, depicting the heads of Numa Pompilius and Ancus Marcius facing right, dating to 88 BC. Mint of Rome. RRC, p. 357, no. 346.
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th November 2015
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Record ID: HESH-0FF90C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver Roman Republican denarius of L. Iulius Caesar, dating to 103 BC. Obverse shows a helmeted head of Mars left, reverse has incuse brockage of obverse, helmeted head of mars right. The flan also appears to be thicker. Mint of Rome. RRC, p. 325, no. 320/1.
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th November 2015
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Record ID: HESH-0F9BC1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver denarius of Mark Anthony's 'Legionary coinage', 32-31BC. Reece period 1, ANT AVG III VIR R P C, Praetorian galley right; Reverse: Legionary eagle between two standards. The reverse surface has many scratch marks and the bottom half is damaged, therefore the reverse legend is unclear. Crawford 544ff. These coins were struck by Mark Antony for the use of his fleet and legions when he was preparing for the struggle with Octavius, which culminated in the Battle of Actium on the 2nd of September, 31 BC. A similar coin has been discovered in the same field as this one (PUB…
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 21st January 2016
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Record ID: HESH-0DE172
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy dupondius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to AD 103-111 (Reece Period 5). Reverse: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Pax standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae, foot on Dacian. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 280, no. 505.
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 28th October 2015
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Record ID: HESH-6503CC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman Aesica brooch dating to circa (AD 50-75). The upper bow is complete and the partial remains of one wing cap. The opposing wing cap, axis bar, pin, foot and catch plate are missing. The brooch has the left hand wing partially intact that is semi-cylindrical in profile. The upper bow is broadly triangular in plan with expanded knopped terminals in the bottom corners. On the lower edge of the triangular bow is a narrowed moulded collar comprised of two horizontal ribs. The collar extends to a broken terminal from which originally the lower fantail s…
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 1st December 2015
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Record ID: HESH-64216D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy brooch of Colchester-derivative Polden Hill (fMackreth Group 4, flat wing ends), Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46 type, AD 80-120. The wings are semi-cylindrical with perforated wing / end caps. The wing caps are complete. The rearward facing hook, spring, pin, foot and catch plate are missing. The remains of the rearward facing hook is visible, this is located at the centre of the bow on the upper edge. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow tapers to a broken terminal. The catch-plate on the rear has bee…
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th January 2017
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Record ID: HESH-6403DC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy Trulla or pan handle dating to the second century AD. The pan handle consists of a single flat piece of copper alloy. The handle has a curved upper edge with a large semi-circular perforation. The curve of the perforation mirrors the curve of the upper edge of the handle. Below the upper curved edge the handle broadens around the perforation where there are two animal heads flanking the outer edge of the object. Below the perforation the handle then tapers to a flat broken edge that has two small circular perforations at each corner. The two zoomorphic figures fla…
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Adforton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-25897C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Maximinus Daia (AD 306-313), dating to the period AD 312-313 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type. Mint of Ostia. RIC VI, p. 409, no. 90a.
Created on: Monday 5th October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 6th October 2015
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Record ID: HESH-6E80AA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman: Four body sherds of a very coarse oxidised (orange) wheel thrown ceramic vessel, Severn Valley Ware which dates from the 2nd to 4th CenturiesAD. The sherds have a bulk weight of 19.6 grams, they vary in size and thickness. One sherd is possibly from a rim due to its rounded surface. One sherd differs in the sherd specifics as detailed below. Sherd specific details for three sherds: Fabric type: 'Severn Valley Ware' Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised (orange) core, oxidised (orange) interior Hardness: Hard Surface texture: Smooth Condition of sherd: abraded.…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
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Record ID: HESH-6E51F8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
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Roman: one body sherd of a very coarse oxidised (orange) wheel thrown ceramic vessel, Severn Valley Ware which dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD. The sherd measures: 40.69 mm length, 30.65 mm width, 8.01mm thick and weighs 9.6g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: 'Severn Valley Ware' Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised (orange) core, oxidised (orange) interior Hardness: Hard Surface texture: Smooth Condition of sherd: abraded.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-6CAE37
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman sestertius of Marcus Aurelius as Augustus (AD 161-180)(Reece period 8). Reverse depicts a seated figure holding a globe and spear.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-6C9828
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy sestertius of uncertain Emperor, dating to the period AD 43-250. Reverse type uncertain but possibly depicts a female figure standing left, holding cornucopiae in left, and right arm out. Probably Mint of Rome. The coin measures 27-30 mm in diamter and weighs 12.9g.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-5D42BA
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy 'Door Knob' spear butt of Roman or Early Medieval date, c. 200-300 AD or 500-600 AD. The object consists of a hollow sub-conical butt-end with a sub-circular rim, which tapers into a hollow open-ended cylindrical shaft which has a broken terminal. In profile the butt has straight walls until it flares out forming a bulbous base with rounded sides and a slightly flattened base which is damaged on the rim. The spear butt does not appear to have any decoration. The object has a mid to dark green coloured uneven patina. The spear butt is a 'door-knob' type …
Created on: Tuesday 1st September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-F35793
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman: Two body sherds of an oxidised (orange) wheel thrown ceramic vessel, Severn Valley Ware, dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: 'Severn Valley Ware' Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised (grey) core, unoxidised (grey) interior Hardness: Hard Surface texture: Smooth Condition of sherd: abraded. Due to the smallness of the sherds the diameter of the vessels cannot be estimated. The larger sherd measures: 29.49mm length, 32.07mm width, is 7.55mm thick, and weighs 7.5 grams. The second smaller sherd measures 29.54…
Created on: Thursday 27th August 2015
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2016
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Record ID: HESH-F33502
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman: A single sherd of an oxidised (orange) wheel thrown ceramic vessel, Severn Valley Ware, dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD. Due to the smallness of the sherd the diameter of the vessel cannot be estimated. Fabric type: 'Severn Valley Ware' Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised (grey) and oxidised (orange) core, oxidised (orange) interior Hardness: Hard Surface texture: Smooth Condition of sherd: abraded. The sherd measures 30.66mm length, 27.92mm width, is 6.69mm thick, and weighs 6.5 grams.
Created on: Thursday 27th August 2015
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2016
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Record ID: HESH-D0D248
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman copper alloy nummus of Licinius I, dating to c. AD 310-313 (Reece period 15). Reverse: GENIO POP ROM. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 226, no. 845a.
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Monday 5th October 2015
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Record ID: HESH-D09372
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine (AD313-364). Reverse type possible Quadriga, four horsed chariot.
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Monday 13th July 2015
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Record ID: HESH-CFF86B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 293-306) dating to AD 313-314. Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]. Mint:London. Bust (B4 type) draped and cuirassed. Reverse: Sol standing facing left, raising right hand with whip and globe. Reverse mint mark: S / F // PLN (RIC vol VII no. 5 or 7.
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Monday 13th July 2015
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Record ID: HESH-CF5504
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Contempory copy (plated copy) of a Roman silver denarius of unknown ruler, dating to 2nd century AD. Reverse type possibly depicting a seated winged victory.
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Monday 13th July 2015
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Record ID: HESH-9E1AB4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar) AD 139-161 dating to AD 148-149 (Reece Period 7) Mint of Rome. Reverse type Minerva helmeted holding spear and resting hand on shield. RIC :III no.444.
Created on: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 24th November 2016
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Record ID: HESH-9DE919
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman silver denari of Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius (c. 130 BC - 63 BC) dating to 81 BC (Reece period 1) Reverse type depicting the jug and litus. Mint of Northern Italy. The flan on which the coin is struck coin measures 2.1 mm, this is perhaps thicker than regular examples. (RRC (1974:p.390) no. 374.2. The issue was produced by Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius, serving as a Sullan commander in the fight against Carrinas, Norbanus and Carbo. The reverse type may have a Sullan as well as a family significance (RRC 1974).
Created on: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
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Record ID: HESH-199ABE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman: Base-sherd of an oxidised (orange) wheel thrown ceramic vessel, Severn Valley Ware, dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD. The sherd probably originally came from a storage jar type vessel. The sherd measures 28.0mm length, 58.3mm width, the side wall is raised 12.0mm to the point of break. The base is 12.0mm thick and the sidewall is 4.9mm thick. It weighs 17.2 grams. The base has a diameter of 10cm and it represents 18% of the base. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: 'Severn Valley Ware' Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised (grey) core, oxidised in…
Created on: Tuesday 24th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bridgnorth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-18C206
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from the head and bow of a cast copper alloy Roman trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. All that remains of the brooch is the head of the brooch which is circular in plan with an integral loop and the mid section of the bow. The foot terminates in a broken and rounded point. There is no evidence of the catch plate or foot of the brooch. The decoration on the bow consists of a swollen moulded D shaped in profile raised moulding which is decorated above and below by a single recessed groove on the front of the bow only. The reverse side is flat and smooth. The brooch…
Created on: Tuesday 24th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bridgnorth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-DF0010
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
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A copper alloy 'umbonate' style plate brooch of early Roman date (100-250 AD). The brooch has been eroded on the outer edges, probably recently in the ploughsoil and is no longer complete. The pin and catchplate are missing. The brooch is broadly circular in plan and 'D' shaped in profile. The brooch has a pronounced angular conical central boss which is surmounted by two incomplete sub-rectangular projections, one on the upper edge, and the other on the lower. Originally there were probably projections surrounding the central boss in the form of small knops as seen in examples in Hat…
Created on: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd October 2017
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Record ID: HESH-7565FB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy Hod Hill brooch (AD43-75). Hattatt Class B (with side lugs). The top edge is stepped and is perforated with a copper pin that passes through the perforation rather than the pin being rolled in situ. The pin has been flattened at the top end and tapers to a point which has been bent and distorted so it no longer extends to the catch plate. The bow of the brooch is sub-triangular in plan with the side lugs extending either side which are rounded in form. The left hand side lug is partially missing. The bow has a horizontal rib traversing the point where …
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd June 2015
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Record ID: HESH-74F8FC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A near complete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch, Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46, of Roman date (AD 80-120). The brooch survives well apart from a missing pin. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and D-shaped in cross section. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile, with cylindral wings projecting from either side at the top which are perforated. The hook is present at the rear head of the bow which holds the spring. The spring of eight coils is intact. The bow tapers to the foot which is now misshapen. The catch pl…
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th January 2017
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Record ID: HESH-74432D
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of an unidentified object of probable Roman date (AD 43-410). At one end the object is broadly sub-oval in section. The first section of the object curves and then narrows and twists terminating in a pointed tapered broken end. Possible functions may be a hook or it may be part of a bracelet. The object has a mid-dark green patina across its surface with traces of the original surface visible in places.In appearance and form it suggests a Roman date, circa AD43-410. The object measures 79.4 mm in length, 6.5 mm in width, 5.2 mm in thickness and weighs 17.2 grams
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 6th November 2015
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Record ID: HESH-73FBCD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy trumpet brooch dating to c. AD 75 to 175. The head of the brooch is missing the wings and in plan is a horizontal oval. The upper edge has a trace of an integral perforated lug (headloop). The oval head tapers to a broken edge, the bow, terminal, foot, pin and catch plate are missing. On the reverse of the bow head there are two vertical sub-oval integral lugs. Between these lugs are the traces of two coils. The brooch fragment is undecorated. The brooch has a green/brown coloured patina. Similar complete examples can be seen in Bayley and Butcher (2004…
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd June 2015
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Record ID: HESH-72C356
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete brooch of cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style), Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46, of Roman date (AD 80-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical with the left hand side wing and cap missing. The axis bar, spring, pin, catchplate and foot are all lost. The spring would have been held by an external chord that attached to a rearward facing hook which is partially intact at the centre of the wings on the upper edge. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow would have extended to a foot which is missing. The fi…
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th January 2017
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Record ID: HESH-7080F7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman gilded disc (oval) brooch with dark black glass inset, probably dating to (3rd to 4th CenturiesAD). The brooch is oval in plan with a large centrally set conical paste or black glass 'gem'. Around the gem the metalwork has been gilded. On other examples this area has been decorated, however this example appears to be undecorated. The outer rim is slightly raised. On the reverse the pin lug is retained and the catchplate consists of an incomplete rectangular lug. The hinge is partially present on the opposing side of the brooch to the catch plate w…
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 15th September 2015
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Record ID: HESH-5FBCC6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Roman copper-alloy crescent type "Aesica" brooch of first century AD date, possibly dating to circa AD43-100. The brooch comprises an upper curved bow and a lower flat bow. The spring-case has a width of 16.4mm and diameter of 3.5mm. The spring consists of seven coils / turns with the external chord which lays over the top of the spring, and then passes through a pierced hole in the spring lug which holds it in place. The pin is intact and curves to the catchplate which is also complete. The pin measures 23.7 mm in length. The brooch has an upper plate which has a 'C' sh…
Created on: Thursday 19th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 15th September 2015
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Record ID: HESH-5C7283
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361) dating to(AD 335-341)(Reece period 17). Reverse type;GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers, one standard. Mint unknown.
Created on: Thursday 19th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd June 2015
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