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Record ID: WMID-000F8E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A Post Medieval copper alloy Scottish twopence of James VI (AD 1567-1625). Coinage after accession to English throne (Spink 5524) dated to AD 1623. Minted at Edinburgh Castle. Spink (2003: 77). Overall dimensions: 17.46mm in diameter and 1g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th December 2018
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Record ID: WMID-FFD1EC
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete copper alloy seal matrix or stamp dating to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1500-1800). The object has a circular suspension loop affixed to the dome-shaped matrix. The matrix is worn but apparently plain. Compare to LANCUM-E54AD1 where it is suggested such objects were ready made and sold for custom engraving. The object has an uneven dark green patina. The overall dimensions are as follows: 21.07mm in length, 18.36mm in diameter and 11.48g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th December 2018
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Record ID: WMID-581A84
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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An incomplete pewter object in the form of a fish, probably dating to the Post Medieval to Modern period (c. AD 1700-1900). The object is flat and depicts the head, body and tail of a fish with moulded features depicting the face, scales and tail. The details are apparent on both faces of the object. The edges have been broken away around the face and lower part of the body. There is no evidence of form of attachment therefore it is uncertain if this object was a mount or part of a larger object. A similar object recorded on the PAS database is DUR-EB76EC. Suggestions for this example…
Created on: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th January 2019
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Record ID: WMID-57E343
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete lead uniface token dating to the Medieval to Post Medieval period (c. AD 1300-1700). The obverse depicts an eight-spoked cartwheel design with a round pellet at the centre and eight round pellets at the edge of each segment. The reverse in undecorated and the edges are slightly chipped. The token has been bent into a slight V-shape on the obverse. The token can be classified as Powell Type 3. Similar examples recored on the PAS database include: DOR-58A2C6 and DENO-EF05BB. The overall dimensions are as follows: 22.3mm in diameter 2.24mm in thickness and 7.77g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th January 2019
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Record ID: WMID-3B431A
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A copper alloy Post Medieval circular bridle boss with punched or stamped line, ring and dot decoration. The object has a flat border also with stamped ring design. There is an integral suspension loop at the upper most point and directly beneath this on the border another perforation for suspension or attachment. Probably 17th century. Overall dimensions: 50.5mm in diameter, 14.3mm in thickness and 26.8g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: WMID-CC7526
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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A very worn and incomplete cast copper alloy (bronze) flat axe of Early Bronze Age date (c. 2200 - 2000 BC). The flat axe is broadly sub triangular in plan with a splayed crescent shaped blade. In profile it is broadly lentoid, with slightly tapering edges. In cross section the axe is rectangular. One long edge is curved and the opposite is relatively flat. The tips of the crescent shaped blade have been damaged through either abrasion or wear, as has the blade edge itself. A distinct blade facet is not present; it has been lost through abrasion. There is no evidence of any form of …
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 3rd August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-2EAF8C
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A copper-alloy, anomorphic, probable harness mount of late Post Medieval date. The mount is in the shape of a probable dog's head and neck. There is evidence of at least 3 mounting lugs on the reverse, though these have corroded somewhat in antiquity. The mount probably dates to the 17th or 18th century. The mount measures 36.1mm in height, is 36.82mm wide at the base, and is 5.44mm thick. The object weighs 19.5 grams. The surface has a grey-green patina and there is damage to the nose of the dog.
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
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Record ID: WMID-2ED5AD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, Medieval, silver, folded penny of Richard I (AD 1189 - AD 1199) or John (AD 1199 - AD 1216), Short Cross class 4 (probably 4b), dating to the period AD 1194 - AD 1204/5. Mint and moneyer unclear as coin is folded, reverse is obscurred. North Vol 1, page 220 - 221, No: 968/1 - 968/3 and 966. Length: 19.2 mm Width: 11.3 mm Thickness: 1.4 mm Weight: 1.5 g. Coin has been folded from 11 o'clock and 5 o'clock position on obverse. The reverse is obscurred.
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 30th January 2018
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Record ID: WMID-476552
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy dress hook of the early Post Medieval period, circa AD 1600 - 1700. The hook is sub oval in shape, with the remains of the hook protruding from one end. The main body of the dress hook has three perforated knops projecting from the outer edge, one on either side roughly half way down the body of the object, and one at the rounded point of the oval. The front of the object is decorated with a foliate or floral design with a central trifoliate engraving, it has an outer border of incised or punched circles or rings. There is a ridged collar at the juncture of t…
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-8A1BCB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper alloy Late Iron Age/Roman Augenfibel/eye brooch dating to 25 BC-75 AD. The brooch is broadly P-shaped in profile, with all components including the spring and pin complete. Above the upper bow is the chord which is held by a rearward facing hook. The spring consists of eight turns plus another turn in the centre which extends to form the pin. The pin is intact and still retains its sharp point. Both the upper and lower parts of the bow are very narrow. The upper bow is broadly triangular, although elongated. In profile the upper bow is highly arched. Where the bow …
Created on: Thursday 19th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 15th February 2019
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Record ID: WMID-899210
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman Kräftig-profilierte type brooch dating to AD 43-100. The brooch is broadly P-shaped in profile, with all components including the spring and pin complete. Above the upper bow is the chord which is held by a rearward facing hook above a wide crossbar. The spring consists of eight turns with the central turn extending to form the pin. The pin is almost intact, perhaps just missing the tip as it just reached the catchplate at the rear. The upper bow is triangular in plan and narrow to a horizontal crossbar. In profile the upper bow is highly arched. Where …
Created on: Thursday 19th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-ACB75C
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy cylindrical possible die or stamp, of uncertain dating, possibly Post Medieval (AD 1500 to AD 1800). The artefact consists of a cylinder, with one flat surface, with a bevelled edge, and one indented surface, with a probable bevelled edge. The indented surface has been decorated, with a scallop shell design. The sides are undecorated. It measures 6.8 mm in length, with a diameter of 9.0 mm. The scallop shell is 1.0 mm below the surface. It weighs 2.2 g. The artefact is a dark brown colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Tuesday 16th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 3rd July 2017
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Record ID: WMID-CA8B5B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead alloy token of later Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa (AD1400-1800). The token is broadly circular in plan. The token is decorated on one face with a long cross in light relief (Powell type 14).The reverse face is flat and undecorated. The surface of the token has been abraded and worn. The token has a grey coloured patina across all surfaces. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those car…
Created on: Friday 5th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 18th May 2017
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Record ID: WMID-AC889B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver penny of Edward I (AD 1272 to AD 1307), dating to the period AD 1305 to AD 1310. Minted in London. Class 10cf. North vol 2, p. 32, no 1040-1043. Diameter: 16.7 mm Thickness: 0.6 mm Weight: 0.9 g
Created on: Monday 20th February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-9BB0D2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment, of a cast lead alloy, possible token of Post-Medieval date, circa 15th - 17th century. The fragment is irregular in plan, with three sides, one flat edge and two curved edges forming a rounded edge. Two edges are damaged. The object is decorated on one face with a series of letters in light relief that are placed around the edges. The letters read: E h W then possibly C or G. R. The reverse face is decorated with a large V or A in light relief. The token has a mid-grey coloured patina across all surfaces. The function of this object is uncertain. The object measures 23…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd November 2016
Last updated: Friday 18th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-32185A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272) dating to (AD 1216-1217) Class 6 (c1). Minted by Ilger of London. North (1991) No.976/1
Created on: Friday 28th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 28th October 2016
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Record ID: WMID-31AFB5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver penny of John (AD 1199-1216) dating to (AD 1204-1209) Class 5 b i with flat topped R. Minted by Ricard B of London. North (1991) No. 970 (b) i.
Created on: Friday 28th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 28th October 2016
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Record ID: WMID-B1ABE8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The foot is from a cast copper alloy cooking vessel of Medieval to Post Medieval dating, circa AD 1250-1750. In plan it is a sub-rectangular, with a rounded lower edge and flared upper edge. The object has a 'D' shaped cross section with a flat inner face and convex outer face. There is a transverse collar above the foot which is now very worn. All surfaces are abraded and have a mid-green coloured patina. It is uncertain what type of vessel this fragment comes from, but Egan (1998) comments that commonly used cooking vessels in the Medieval period include skillets, ewers, and cauldro…
Created on: Monday 22nd August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-B1180E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead alloy token of later Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa (AD 1400-1800). The token is broadly circular in plan. The token is decorated on one face with a central pellet and a series of radiating ribs. The ribs are moulded in light relief and extend to the outer edges of the token. This possibly represents the sun or a star (Powell type 26, celestial). The reverse face is flat and undecorated. The token has a grey coloured patina across all surfaces. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. …
Created on: Monday 22nd August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th August 2016
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Record ID: WMID-3F4834
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, probable Early Post Medieval copper alloy (possibly iron) chape possibly for a sword or dagger dating to circa AD 1500-1700. The object has a triangular form with tapered sides that terminate with a large knop. The object has an oval shaped cross section. The aperture is oval in section and filled with concretion and possibly some wood and leather remains of the scabbard. The object has a mid-brown coloured patina with a pitted surface. The object has evidence of iron staining on the surface. Egan (2005) illustrates a similar example with rounded knop terminal which …
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 11th January 2017
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