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Record ID: LVPL-DF3823
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy object, possibly a strap fitting of some type. The design resembles some roman military strap fittings featured in Appels and Laycock (2007) but does not correspond closely to any of them and may possibly date from an Iron Age to Medieval date. The object consists of two plates that are joined and separated by an internal piece resembling a compressed ring with a central supporting bar at its centre. The upper plate is bowtie-shaped and divided into three regions, each of which is roughly centred with a spiral. These spirals appear to be attached as separate elements tha…
Created on: Thursday 3rd January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hargrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-833A86
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Roman gilded copper-alloy disc brooch, probably of about AD 200-350. The brooch is circular in plan, measuring 26mm in diameter, with a central boss made of a dark gemlike material. The boss is conical and measures 5mm in diameter and 9mm in height. The base of the boss is raised 1.8mm above the surrounding surface, giving a total thickness of 19mm for the entire object. A slightly raised rim forms the outer circumference of the brooch and enough gilding survives to recognise a repetitive pattern of "S" shapes just inside this edge. On the reverse, there is some white metal…
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Temple Bruer', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5A4C1F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative type, with elements of both 'dolphin' and headstud' traits, probably from the mid 1st century AD (Hattat, 1982). The stem swells from an egg shaped knop at the distal end to a classic dolphin-back, marked at its zenith with a small convex oval stud. Four converging tracks of sunken beading, two of which circle the inside of the bar, proceed from the zenith down to curl around and under. the right side of the bars now broken. iron oxide staining inside the hinge point may indicate the remains of the bar are still present within the hinge. widt…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Legh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5A08CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman silver denarius, now worn but probably of the first or second century. A portrait outline and the remains of a legend are clearly visible on the obverse, and a standing figure is present on the reverse. Obverse:- Head of emperor or empress facing right, legend [...] around. Reverse:- Standing figure facing left. Legend '[...]' around.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Legh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F3CD69
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy follis of the emperor Constantine, possibly from a broken die as the reverse is partially obscured. London mint, RIC VII 191 Obverse:- Bust of Constantine I, wearing armour and crested helmet, facing right. Legend around '[CONSTAN]TINVS AUG' Reverse:- Two captives at the foot of a standard, legend around 'VIRT[VS] EXERCIT'
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saighton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F2C0C9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman silver denarius of the emperor Commodus minted in AD 182, RIC 54. Obverse:- Laureate head of Commodus facing right. Legend around 'M COMMODVS ANTONI AVG PI[VS]' Reverse:- Mars advanding right, holding trophy and spear. Legend around 'TR P VIII IMP V COS IIII P P'
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chester City', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F28581
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman republican silver denarius, minted probably by T. Carisius in Rome, 46 BC. the flan is uneven at the edge nearest the obverse nose. Obverse:- female head facing right, solid border around. '[S] C' behind head. Reverse:- Quadriga driving right, figure in chariot. Lettering in exergue 'T. CARIS(IVS)'.
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-FB7688
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn Roman coin, probably an as. The edge is damaged at two points, one of which resembles a deliberate piercing but could also be mechanical damage. Obverse:- Head to right. Legend '[...]' Reverse:- Unclear. Legend '[...]'
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-FB143E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn Roman coin, probably a sestertius or dupondius based on diameter and thickness. The obverse possibly bears the head of a bearded male, and the reverse has the suggestion of a central figure. Obverse:- Bearded head. Legend '[...]' Reverse:- Standing figure. Legend '[...]'
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brougham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F80545
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy possible headstud brooch of probably 1st-2nd century date, heavily corroded and incomplete.Due to the poor condition of the object it is difficult to provide an exact identification. The pin and articulation points are now missing, as is most of the spine.
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cumwhitton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F7A777
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy brooch of probably headstud type, of 1st-2nd century date, with decorative enamel still attached to the central spine. The pin and all articulation points are now missing, and the brooch itself is covered in verdigris. This example is similar to a more complete specimen found on the database under NARC-D633ED and also LVPL-68DC1A, though this latter example is more intricate in the cut and positioning of the enamel.
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cumwhitton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-ED5E3A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Sestertius (RIC 1642 ((p.345)), Cohen 112, BMC 911) struck under the emperor Marcus Aurelius featuring Faustina the younger, his wife and the daughter of Antoninus Pius and Faustina the elder. Obverse:- bust of faustina facing right, legend around 'FAVSTINA AVGVSTA' Reverse:- Hilaritas standing left, holding cornucopia in sinister arm and palm leaf in dexter. 'HILARITAS S C'
Created on: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brougham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-68DC1A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman headstud brooch, the body intact but the remaining pin in two pieces, of between AD 75 to AD 200. The body is hook shaped and bilaterally symmetrical, the two wings/lugs being mostly complete but with a separate, now incompete, pin. Both the remains of the pin and the main body are decorated in enamel polychrome geometric patterns of red, blue and light yellow/green. These are composed of diamonds and other repeated designs, those on the wings being quadrilateral with three enclosed diamonds, and those on the main body being a recurring line of inward pointing triangles alterna…
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 22nd June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tattenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-667E13
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy radiate coin, possibly of Claudius II. Obverse:- Head of bearded emperor wearing radiate crown facing right. Legend around '[IMP?] CLAUDI[VS AVG]' Reverse:- draped female figure standing, sinister hand pointing upwards and dexter hand holding object. Legend around. [...]
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tattenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-D4FDDC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman AE4 nummus, issued by the house of Constantine, and probably Constantine II or Constantius II (Reece period 17). Obverse:- Pearl diademed Head of Emperor right, legend around 'CONSTANT[INUS] [...]'. The edge is missing from this section of the coin, but indistinct lettering reappears above the sinister shoulder. Reverse:- Two soldiers flanking a central standard. Some legend survives, but is indistinct. Probably '[GLORIA EXERC-ITVS].
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 1st June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ellerker', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-D4E601
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A roman AE3 nummus, issued by the house of Valentinian. Obverse: Draped and pearl diademed bust of Emperor facing right. Legend around. '[VALENTIN]IANUS P F AUG' Reverse:- Emperor stepping right with standard-like object in sinister hand, dragging captive in dexter. Legend around '[GLO]RIA RO[MA]NORVM'
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 1st June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ellerker', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-B2B31F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Diva Faustina II (AD 147-175) dating to the period AD 175-180 (Reece Period 8). [SIDERIBVS RECEPTA] reverse type depicting Diva Faustina as Diana, draped, wearing a crescent on shoulders, standing front with head right and holding a lighted torch in both hands, S-C in the field. Mint of Rome. cf. BMC p. 655, no. 1584 passim; RIC III p. 350, no. 1715.
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-AFAFA6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver Roman Republican denarius of the moneyer C. Vibius Varus, dating to the period c.42 BC (Reece period 1). Obverse: Head of Liber right, wearing ivy wreath. Reverse: Garlanded altar on which rests a mask and against which rests a thyrsus, on the right a panther springing left, in exergue C.VIBIVS, on right VA[RVS] upwards. Mint of Rome. As RRC (Crawford), p. 508, no. 494/36.
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9AEAF3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Wirral type Roman brooch with surviving enamels of orange and red present in the central of three linear strips along the spine of the shaft. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped but damaged and the headloop is missing. Below the inlay strips is a raised central knop, made uneven by damage. Below the foot, the brooch curves leftwards slightly, separated off from the rest of the body by two inwardly pointing triangular raised sections.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-98FE6F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Romano-British copper-alloy brooch of possible trumpet type of the 1st-2nd Century AD. The remaining section is quite badly corroded and damaged, the distressed areas filled with a bright green verdigris. there appears to have been some form of raised decoration, but this may be due to uneven corrosion.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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