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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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Record ID: LVPL-98270C
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. Th main shaft is curved and flared at the hinge end into a bell shape, and may have traces of a part of the pin still attached; there is evidence of iron oxide to the left of the main lug. The other end of the shaft is broken, and slightly above it is a semi-encircling convex raised ring, with another smaller example further up the shaft separated by a 2mm gap. Any evidence of surface decoration is concealed under a thick layer of verdigris.
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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Record ID: LVPL-87559E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill brooch from the 1st-2nd century AD. The surviving part consists of the main stem, decorated with incised lines running uniformly parrallel to each other and curling around the teardrop shaped head. only the right hand bar survives, the left being reduced to a broken stub. The reverse of the bar is hollow, possibly as the anchoring point for the sprung pin.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Last updated: Sunday 15th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-71C53A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A very worn and incomplete copper-alloy Roman coin, probably an as of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 117-138 (Reece period 6). Unclear reverse type, possibly depicting a standing figure left, but this is uncertain due to the preservation of the coin.
Created on: Monday 30th April 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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Record ID: LVPL-709D5A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy as of Domitian as Caesar under Vespasian or Titus, dating to the period c.AD 73-81 (Reece period 4). The surface layers of the coin are heavily attacked at the edge and appear to be delaminating. Obverse: [], Laureate head right. Reverse: [], S C, Aequitas standing left holding scales and rod. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-706DF5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver denarius of Nerva (AD 96-98), dating to the period AD 96-98 (Reece period 5). Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG (P M) [], Laureate head right. Reverse type is illegible. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-35E064
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A roman silver denarius (RIC 93, RSC 647) of the emperor Septimius Severus (AD 193-211) with a strong presence of copper in the core. Both sides of the coin are deeply pitted. Obverse:- Laureate head of Septimius Severus right, legend around '[L SEPT SEV PERT AVG] IMP VIII' Reverse:- Securitas seated left, draped, holding globe in dexter hand. Legend '[SECVRITAS] PVBLIC[A]'
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 26th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Walton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-3C2F51
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified copper-alloy object, possibly Roman and also possibly part of a fastening or fitting. The object is a long curvilinear cylinder, near-ovoid in cross-section, one end of which is clearly an old break and the other is possibly a zoomorphic head. Five rings are arranged serially behind it across the deepest curved section. A knop, possibly also zoomorphic but most likely foliate, projects out above a depression.
Created on: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Barrow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-387415
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman low silver or copper-alloy 'Barbarous Radiate' with a radiate crowned emperor on the obverse and a standing figure on the reverse. This is probably a copy of a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 13). The mint is uncertain. Obverse:- Radiate and cuirassed bust right. Reverse:- Standing female figure left, possibly Laetitia holding purse and anchor. The legends, except for a small piece of illegible lettering on the reverse, have been obliterated.
Created on: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-2856A5
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman copper alloy plate brooch, ovoid in shape, similar to DOR-EC8E21 and SOMDOR-0BAD96. The surface of the object is covered in verdigris. The main plate consists of two raised, plain concentric ovals, the inner one probably having originally meen the mount for a gem or piece of decorative glass. Between the outer and inner ovoids are traces of blue enamel. There is evidence of silvering across the surface. The backside has the remains of the attachment for the pin and the hook for securing it, with evidence of iron corrosion products in the former. The top of the hook is broken off.
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2018
Last updated: Sunday 15th July 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-27AF85
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman nummus, or contemporary copy, of the Constantine I 'Constantinopolis' type. ( AD 330-340). The edge of the coin on both sides appears to have corroded and broken away, leaving little of the legend intact. Obverse:- Helmeted head of the city personified, facing left. Legend around 'CONSTAN[TINOPOLIS]' Reverse:- A winged figure of victory standing on a boat prow, with body towards the viewer and head to the left, holding a scepter in dexter hand and sinister resting on barely visible shield. Any legend that was present in the exergue is now missing.
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-0D733F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A roman copper alloy nummus of indeterminate issuer, probably minted between AD 330-402. The coin is worn beyond recognition.
Created on: Tuesday 20th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Navenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-0D6AB2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A roman copper alloy nummus of indeterminate issuer, probably minted between AD 330-402. The coin is worn beyond recognition.
Created on: Tuesday 20th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Navenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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