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Record ID: SOM-6A7AD0
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman lead ingot, or "pig" probably dating to the period c. AD 150-402. The ingot is rectangular in plan and trapezoidal in cross-section with rounded corners and no inscription visible on the top. The top has a raised rim around a recessed rectangular panel. The rim is also trapezoid in shape with bevelled inner and outer faces. The rim varys between 20.4 and 21mm wide on one long side 23.4 and 23.3 on other. The panel is recessed 1.8mm and 2.5mm at the ends deepening to 6.1mm in the centre. The top of the panel is ridged, the form of the ridges suggesting semi-molton lead was smoot…
Created on: Saturday 12th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selwood', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1A6389
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Roman copper alloy coin, probably a contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 354-361 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type, depicting a soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-1A4C01
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Roman copper alloy radiate of unclear, probably Gallic, emperor dating to AD 260 to 275 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing female figure. Unclear mint.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-6EC98C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Head and upper part of the bow of a Roman cast copper-alloy initial T-shaped brooch with hinged pin dating to c. AD 60-100. The brooch head has open-ended cylindrical wings, both slightly abraded at the ends, which are now 28.2mm wide. They have what is possibly the rusted remains of an iron axis bar for the hinge running through them and visible at the ends. The wings are decorated with pairs of incised transverse lines near the ends. There is a large transverse slot through the centre of the underside of the head, between the wings, now filled with corrosion. The bow is very broad a…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F0EE08
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus of Gratian dating to AD 375-378 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type, depicting the emperor advancing right dragging captive from the left and holding a standard. Minted at Arles. LRBC pt II no. 531.
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pawlett', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F02B4E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantius II dating to the period AD 335 - 341 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Mint unclear.
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-46E5B8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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Roman copper alloy radiate of uncertain emperor, dating to the period AD 260-275 (Reece period 13). PROVIDENTIA AVG reverse type, depicting Providentia standing left, holding globe in right hand and long transverse sceptre in left hand. The edges are badly chipped.
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2018
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Record ID: SOM-385E3A
Object type: SEAL BOX
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper-alloy enamelled seal box complete with lid and base, now separate, dating to the second to third century AD. The lid is complete and formed of a flat plate, teardrop (piriform, leaf shaped) in shape with a rounded end towards the hinge narrowing down to a point at the terminal. The hinge element is an integral oval lug with a small circular piercing through it, surrounded by iron corrosion. The lug is placed transversely to the main plate, extending from the centre of the rounded end and level with the front but projecting at the back. The front of the lid is decorated w…
Created on: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-A977B9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from the side of a Roman, probably South Gaulish (La Graufesenque) industry Samian plate or shallow bowl of Form 18 or 18/31, dating to the mid-late 1st century, AD 70-110. The fabric is hard fired, bright pinkish-red, non-micaceous, with occasional very fine white inclusions and sparse fine rounded black inclusions. The surface slip is a dark red. The remaining section is where the side met the base with a distinct carination on the outer face and a incised ring on the inner face but no step. The base thickens towards the centre. The side is at least 22.5mm tall and the she…
Created on: Thursday 15th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th March 2018
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Record ID: SOM-A90753
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three Roman ceramic sherd from Black Burnished ware (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) vessels or a vessel, dating c. AD 75-410. All have are a hard fired, dark grey fabric with occasional brown areas on some sherd. The fabric contains abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1.5mm, rare sub-angular orange/brown iron stone, <1.5mm, occasional sub-angular white inclusions, <1.5mm, possibly shell or flint, rare grey/white angular inclusions <4mm, possibly limestone. Sherd 1: A rim sherd probably from a "dog-dish" type vessel. A plain, straight sided rim sherd with e…
Created on: Thursday 15th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th March 2018
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Record ID: SOM-55259E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper-alloy radiate or nummus of unclear emperor dating to AD 260 to 402. Unclear reverse type. Unclear mint.
Created on: Tuesday 27th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 27th February 2018
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Record ID: SOM-54DA15
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to the period AD 321 to 324 (Reece Period 16). CAESARVM NOSTRORVM reverse type depicting a wreath surrounding VOT X, minted at Siscia. RIC Vol. VII, 1966, p. 446, Siscia 182.
Created on: Tuesday 27th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 27th February 2018
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Record ID: SOM-E89A9D
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two amorphous blobs of cooled melted copper alloy. 21.65g.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingston Seymour CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E13ADB
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
40 pieces of lead of various forms. Given the context they came from they are certainly Roman. They appear a mix with some which may allude to casting. Others appear to be for vessel repair and it is possible all the pieces were used or gathered for this purpose. 5 are off-cuts of sheet lead, all show evidence of neat straight cuts on at least one edge and are 1-1.5mm thick. 1 has the distinct cross section of a vessel repair with expanded faces sandwiching a thinner joining section The larger pot mend is 57.3 by 35.1 by a maximum of 12.9mm thick and has repaired a vessel about …
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingston Seymour CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D3DD89
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three everted rim sherds of Roman, probably Savenake-type, greyware jars of AD 40 to 150. The sherds are a hard fired fabric, pale grey-buff with a a medium grey surface. The fabric has sparse very find sand temper and common angular quartz , mostly under 1mm although some up to 1.6mm, not visibly micaceous and with occasional fine limestone and orange grog inclusions. All three are everted rims with rounded outer edges and could be from the same or similar jars. They weigh 39 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-D3DC65
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two body sherds of Roman Savenake-type greyware of AD 40 to 150. The sherds are a hard fired fabric, pale grey-buff with sparse very find sand temper and occaisional angular quartz inclusions, mostly under 1mm although some up to 2.4mm, not visibly micaceous and with occasional fine limestone inclusions. Both appear burnt, the larger post-breakage. The larger piece has a neatly burnished outer face and a distinct change in profile where the convex lower body meets the concave curved neck similar to Type 9 (as given in Tyers 1996). They weigh 33 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-D3DB42
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two adjoining body sherds of Roman greyware from an open vessel. The sherds are a medium fired silty fabric, pale grey with abundent very find sand temper and occaisonal angular quartz inclusions, mostly under 1mm although some up to 2.4mm, not visibly micaceous. The vessel form is unclear although there is a distinct step in the profile visible on the inner and outer face with a rouletted band of alternating large and small rectangles defined by indented lines just above the step. 22.20 grams. The fabric appears different to the Savernake - type greywares also found on the site. Poss…
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-CB030A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from the side of a Roman probably East Gaulish industry Samian flanged bowl of form 38 (or possibly 44), dating to AD 150-250 (Webster 1996:51). The fabric is medium hard fired, bright orange-red, non-micaceous, with abundent very small white inclusions visible with a lense and occasional rounded patinated larger inclusions, possibly chert. The surface slip is mostly lost but where it remains it appears to be a dark red with any satin finish lost. The remaining section is a section of the convex curved side wall with the abraded flange on the outer side. The outer edge of the…
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
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Record ID: SOM-CA9001
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from the side of a Roman probably Central Gaulish (Le Martres-de-Veyre) or East Gaulish industry Samian cup of form 27, dating to AD 100-160 (Webster 1996:13-14). The fabric is medium hard fired, bright orange-red, non-micaceous, with few visible inclusions apart from very, very sparse white inclusions. The surface slip is a dark red with a good satin finish. The remaining section is a complete profile of the side wall with beaded rim, strongly convex upper and lower sections with a distinct carination beteen the sections. The piece has cracked along the joint with the foot r…
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
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Record ID: SOM-C28122
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from the side of a Roman South Gaulish (La Graufesenque) industry Samian plate or bowl probably of form 18/31, dating to the late 1st century, AD 90-110 (Webster 1996:33-35). The fabric is medium hard fired, bright pinkish-red, non-micaceous, with fairly abundent very fine white inclusions. The surface slip is a dark red. The remaining section is part of the stongly curved upper part of the wall with a beaded rim. Just above the lower break there is a distinct carination to a more shallow angled side wall. A line on the inner face also marks this change. The side is at least …
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
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