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    • Broad period: ROMAN
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Record ID: SOM-B764A1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Dorset-type T-shaped brooch of early Roman date. The head, pin and upper part of the bow are missing to old breaks; the rest of the bow, the leg and catch-plate survive. The head is lost to a horizontal break, at which point the bow has also been twisted. The bow is sub-rectangular in cross-section. The front is moulded with two ridges at the sides and a central bevelled ridge with deep longituidinal groove. Compared to the bow the plain leg is thinned. It tapers gradually, terminating in a ridged foot knob. On its lower surface the catch-plate survi…
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F015E2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman base silver radiate of Gallienus (joint reign) dating to the period AD 253 to 260 (Reece Period 12). VICTORIA GERM reverse type depicting Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm; to left, seated captive. Mint of Rome. RIC V.ii, p. 82; ref. 175.
Created on: Monday 16th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EFCDF6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Trajan dating to the period c. AD 103 to 117 (Reece Period 5). Unclear reverse type depicting figure standing left. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Monday 16th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-052255
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Arcadius (AD 383-408) dating to the period AD 388-395 (Reece Period 21). VICTORIA AVGGG reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath. Mint of Lyon. LRBC p. 53, refs. 392/395 This coin has suffered some small circumferential losses.
Created on: Tuesday 17th December 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 17th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-699C37
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy devolved T-shaped brooch dating to the late first to second century AD, incomplete in so far as it is missing most of its pin. The head has two short cylindrical wings, 23.2mm wide, to hold the axis bar for the hinged pin. Between the wings is a slot in which the remnants of the pin are hinged. The pin has a pointed spur at its head to aid hinging. It narrows to a circular cross-section before an early break. What survives has been bent downwards towards the back of the bow on the right hand side (when viewed in plan from below). There is corrosion product on the …
Created on: Friday 3rd January 2014
Last updated: Friday 3rd January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-AA99E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of an as of Claudius dating to the period c. AD 43-60 (Reece period 2). Minerva reverse type depicting Minerva going right, right arm raised, holding shield with left hand. Copying Rome mint. cf. RIC. I Claudius 100/116; Boon 27ff. This coin has lost some elements at the circumference though it is unclear whether the flan's irregular shape might be msitaken for losses.
Created on: Monday 6th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-AB2772
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of a radiate of Tetricus I dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure. Unclear mint.
Created on: Monday 6th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-ACACA4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy initial T-shaped brooch, incomplete in so far as it is missing the majority of its pin. The brooch consists of cylindrical wings, bow and foot with catch-plate at the back. The wings are decorated with a pair of incised lines at their tip on the upper surface. The front of this decoration is demarcated by a incised longitudinal line which travels towards the slot, without reaching it. The remains of the circular copper alloy axis bar is visible at the tips. Between the wings is a slot in which the remnants of the pin are hinged. The pin has a pointed spur at its h…
Created on: Monday 6th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bawdrip CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5DE141
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A damaged and incomplete copper-alloy 2nd-century Roman disc brooch of the tutulus type. The circular brooch would have originally had eight plain, squared off peripheral lugs; three are now missing. The lugs are external on a rim. The rim is echoed by a ridge within; the groove within may have held enamel. This border has received considerable old damage leading to fractures and losses at the circumference and the grooved zone within. A second zone of similar width sits within the inner ridge and before the central boss; this has suffered considerable losses and abrasions too. The ce…
Created on: Thursday 22nd August 2013
Last updated: Friday 10th January 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-9F9187
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete large Roman cast copper-alloy developed T-shaped brooch dating to the late 1st to early 2nd century AD. The pin, lower part of the bow and the foot are missing following old damage. The head has two hollow cylindrical wings with flattened upper surfaces. They held the axis bar for the hinged pin. The axis bar survives in part, largely corroded, made of iron. Between the wings on the under side of the head is a slot in which the pin would have hinged. On the underside of the wings behind the slot is a thickened patch which may have helped retain the pin in use. R…
Created on: Tuesday 13th August 2013
Last updated: Friday 10th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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