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Record ID: FAKL-8C5C55
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy (brass) button bearing the number '83' above which is a crown. The button is made from three components; a dished cover bearing the raised inscription, a flat backing plate, now corroded but bearing an inscription in impressed letters part of which reads ...GLAN... In the centre of the backing plate is a wire loop. This button was issued to the 83rd, 'County of Dublin' Regiment of Foot. The regiment was raised in 1793 and was in existence until 1881 which is was amalgamated with the 86th, County Down, regiment to form the Royal Irish Rifles. Diameter 20.2mm, Height 8.7mm, …
Created on: Tuesday 18th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th December 2018
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Record ID: WMID-4B9EC6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts a outer rim or wreath design. A central four petalled flower inside a plain border, outside diagonal radiating lines (Powell type 28). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 30.9 mm and is 1.9 mm thick. It weighs 11.7 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4B903A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts a quartered geometric design, with a central cross and four smaller inward pointing chevrons (Powell type 12). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 21.5 mm and is 1.7 mm thick. It weighs 4.7 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4B847D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts a long cross with a pellet in each quarter (Powell type 14). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 15.7 mm and is 2.5 mm thick. It weighs 3.6 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4B6D26
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete enamelled copper alloy heraldic horse harness pendant, of Medieval dating (AD1200 to AD 1400). The remains of the harness hanger is still present, at the top of the pendant. It is rectangular in shape, with two semi circular lugs to either side of the top of the harness pendant. Above this, on the back of the hanger is a conical integral copper alloy spike, for attachment to a harness. The harness pendant is an elaborate quatrefoil shape. The front was enamelled with both red and blue enamel, only the red remains. The front of the pendant has been divided into nine…
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
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Record ID: WMID-0F279D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Ten cast lead alloy token of later Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa (AD 1400-1800). In total there are: Tokens One to Three of Powell Type 2 (Initials). All the initials are in light relief. One has a capital B P, one is a capital B and the other appears to have capital H and I. Token Four is the largest and has a cartwheel design, Powell Type 3 (Segments) consisting of an inner circle of ribs and an outer circle of radiating ribs placed at an angle. Tokens Five and Six are decorated with a petal design, Powell Type 1 (Symbolic Petalled Flower). Tokens seven and eight…
Created on: Thursday 19th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-0F20D8
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy spindle whorl of Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa (AD 1100-1600). In plan the spindle whorl is sub-circular and in profile is bi-convex. There is a central sub-circular perforation which is 8mm in diameter. Both faces have been decorated with the same raised cast design consisting of a repeating pattern of radiating ribs with pellets in between. Th edges of the object have been damaged. The surface of the spindle whorl are a dark cream to grey in colour with a well-developed patina. There are many spindle whorls recorded on the database, (WMID-2A2269) was discover…
Created on: Thursday 19th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-0E977F
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, Post Medieval, copper alloy mount dating to AD 1600 - 1700. The mount would have probably functioned as a belt fitting. The object is flat and symmetrical and is broadly rectangular with a narrowed waist. This forms curved long edges with a transverse rectangular collar at opposing ends. The object is decorated with a series of punched annulets. Much of the decoration has now been worn and abraded. The collars each have a horizontal line of annulets. On the main body of the object the decoration consists of two flower forms placed in the broadened section of the plate. T…
Created on: Thursday 19th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
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Record ID: WMID-0E156C
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, Post Medieval copper alloy double loop sub annular buckle; circa AD1650 -1720. The buckle frame is complete. The plate is partially complete and the pin is missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The buckle frame is sub annular in shape, with two semi-circular loops. The frame consists of ten moulded concave roundels. Nine of these roundels are now empty with one that contains a blue/green glass stone. The glass stone is convex and has been slightly damaged at the base. Between the moulded roundels is an integrally cast transverse ridge which projects out from the fra…
Created on: Thursday 19th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-1A4C5D
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy purse bar, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1450 - AD 1550). The two arms of the purse bar are sub-rectangular, with an oval cross section. The stem of the bar narrows at each end, with a globular knop as the terminal on each end. A space is left between the bar and the rove. At the centre of the bar (where the two arms meet) is an integrally cast sub-circular ball, through which a vertical hole has been cut. This hole enables the suspension loop of the purse to rotate. The purse suspension loop is oval in plan with tapering sides. It ha…
Created on: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-1A0A9D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver sixpence of Anne (AD 1702 to AD 1714), dating to the period AD 1702 to AD 1714. Minted in Edinburgh. Spink, 2007, p 369, no 3620-2. Coin has been bent, probably for use as a love token. Diameter: 20.2 mm Thickness: 1.1 mm Weight: 2.7 g
Created on: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-19EB26
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy bifacial token, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1300 to c. AD 1700). The obverse depicts an open cross pattee. Powell type 14. The reverse bears the initials I B joined together. Powell type 2. Diameter: 25.4 mm Thickness: 3.9 mm Weight: 12.3 g
Created on: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-19D676
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy unifacial token, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1300 to c. AD 1700). The obverse depicts a stranded cross, with chevrons in each quarter. Powell type 14. The reverse is undecorated. Diameter: 23.1 mm Thickness: 2.4 mm Weight: 8.3 g
Created on: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-19B625
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy unifacial token, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1300 to c. AD 1700). The obverse depicts a four petalled flower. Powell type 1. The reverse is undecorated. Diameter: 19.4 mm Thickness: 2.5 mm Weight: 5.4 g
Created on: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-8B6643
Object type: TAP KEY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval copper-alloy tap key. At one end the cylindrical stem tapers into an oval-shaped bow with two circular countersunk apertures with bevelled internal edges. At the other end of the stem is the bit, which is D -shaped in section. Along the long edge of the bit is a rib which would have formed part of the locking mechanism. There is damage to the bow and bit. It has an abraded surface with a mid-green patina across the object. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. It was possibly used to unlock the tap of a barrel containing beer or cider. There have been a number w…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-8A1AA4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy token of later medieval to post-medieval date, circa (AD1400-1800). The token is broadly sub-circular in plan. The obverse has a central raised rib with two ribs on each side extending to the outer edge of the token, possibly forming a tree or leaf design. Two opposing ribs are placed horizontally and two ribs are at an angle. This is a Powell type 17. The reverse is undecorated. The token has a cream coloured patina across all surfaces. The surface has been abraded. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, w…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-89A6DA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy token of later medieval to post-medieval date, circa (AD1400-1800). The token is broadly sub-circular in plan. The obverse has the initials 'T' and 'H' in light relief which makes this a Powell type 2. There are possibly eight pellets that encircle the initials. A number of the pellets are conjoined by a raised rib. The wear and abrasion on the original surface makes it difficult to establish the original design. There is a possible further initial on the reverse in the form of a 'C' or 'U' shape. Due to wear and abrasion the original detail may have been lost. The t…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-892A8E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy token of later medieval to post-medieval date, circa (AD1400-1800). The token is broadly sub-circular in plan. The obverse has four ribs in light relief forming a cross which makes this a Powell type 14. Two segments each have a single pellet with the opposing segments possibly containing two. A raised rim is visible on a small section. The wear and abrasion on the original surface makes it difficult to establish the original design. The reverse face is undecorated. The token has a cream coloured patina across all surfaces. The surface has been abraded and the outer …
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-88E59C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy token of later medieval to post-medieval date, circa (AD1400-1800). The token is broadly sub-circular in plan. The obverse has five ribs in light relief emanating from a central raised pellet to the outer edges. There is a raised rim around the circumference of the token. This forms five segments which makes it a Powell type 3. There is an incised stamp of the number "4" inside one of the segments. The reverse face is undecorated. The token has a cream coloured patina across all surfaces. The surface has been abraded and the token has been bent and distorted. This is…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-F0635E
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy convex spindle whorl of uncertain dating but probably Medieval (AD 1100 - AD 1450). The spindle whorl is subcircular in shape and sub D shaped in section. The central perforation is circular in shape and is cast slightly off centre. The whorl shows no signs of decoration, and is quite plain in appearance. There is a triangular piece missing from the top of the object on the front, and there appears to be a casting irregularity in the form of a incised horizontal groove on the right edge of the perforation on the reverse. The object measures 26.1 …
Created on: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 12th March 2015
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