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Record ID: HESH-4FF702
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete but heavily distorted cast copper-alloy late Iron Age / La Tene III Nauheim derivative style brooch dated c. 50 BC - AD 100. The brooch is complete but heavily distorted through movement in the ploughsoil. The brooch is cast in one piece with an integrally cast spring consisting of three coils with an internal spring chord. The pin is oval in section and tapers along its length - the point / tip terminates in a sharp point. The turns of the spring and chord of the spring have a distinct rectangular section. The head of the bow narrows at the spring, then expands in section t…
Created on: Friday 22nd March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 30th April 2019
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Record ID: WAW-ECB8F8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Iron Age coin: gold stater of the Dobunni tribe dating to AD 20- c. 43. The stater was struck under the last Dobunnic ruler, Eisu. Cf ABC 2078; BMC 3042 variant, VA 1105 variant. The BMC example was from a hoard found near Leominster, Herefordshire.
Created on: Monday 28th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-4586CB
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Cast copper alloy harness fitting / terret ring of later Iron Age - early Roman date 100 BC - 100 AD. The terret is sub oval (D shaped) in plan with an irregular sub-oval (D shaped) cross section. The attachment bar is rectangular in cross section and triangular in plan with the lower edge projecting below the bar. Flanking this are two circular mouldings. Each of these moulding has a two circumferential grooves separating the mouldings into three parts. A similar moulding is present at the apex of the ring and again is similarly decorated. The external edge of the ring is further deco…
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brimfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-83DB12
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An inscribed gold Iron Age stater of the Western Region / Dobunni, struck for Eisu, dating to the period AD 20-43, 'Eisu Tree' type. Obverse: Tree symbol with pellet at base. Reverse: Triple-tailed horse right, wheel below, EISV above. As ABC , p. 106, no. 2078; BMC (Hobbs) nos. 3039-3042, especially no. 3042. Weight: 5.2gms Diameter: 18.2mm
Created on: Sunday 12th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 13th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Herefordshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-6570BA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A worn copper-alloy Iron Age coin, probably the core from a plated stater of the Western Region / Dobunni, dating to the period c.60 BC-AD 40. Obverse type is uncertain, possibly faint traces of a tree motif visible. Reverse type depicts a stylised horse right with wheel motif below and uncertain rosette or pellet motifs above. Cf. ABC pp. 103-107 for possible parallels. Weight: 4.6gms Width: 17.2mm Length: 20.8mm
Created on: Friday 30th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 3rd July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Herefordshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-2B6C5F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
~~Copper alloy La Tene III Nauheim derivative brooch which has an undecorated curved bow that has an oval cross-section; the catch plate on the reverse is truncated, the integral spring is also truncated with only one curl remaining.
Created on: Thursday 15th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-609F88
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy Iron Age brooch probably of La Tene I type, dating from 300-150 BC. The remains of the brooch consist of a highly arched body in profile, with a D-shaped cross-section at its centre. The spring head, foot and pin are missing. The brooch has an overall dark green colour with a corroded and pitted surface which is laminated in places.. It measures 33.7 mm long, 7.6 mm maximum width, 5.7 mm thick (at centre) and weighs 6.3 grams. A similar fragment of this type can be seen in this record KENT-F8C661
Created on: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-7BC7A2
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy end looped cosmetic mortar of Late Iron Age to Roman date. It has a triangular shaped bow, tapering towards its terminal end, that is V-shaped in section with a relatively deep central oval shaped groove on the interior surface. At one end is an integral oval loop with circular aperture and transverse notch along its underside where it joins the bow. The narrow terminal end has a single globular knop. The surface has a dark green patina with areas of bronze. It measures 79.6mm in length, 12.9mm in width, 22.2mm in height, 9.9mm in thickness and approximately 3mm in de…
Created on: Wednesday 19th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-52BE9F
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy enamelled Iron Age (100BC - AD 80) mount, stud, dangler or decorative fitting. The fitting is broadly circular in plan with a cast and inlaid upper surface, The reverse face is incomplete; projecting from the mid-point is a bifurcated stem which is broken and eroded - its inner surface is a rounded U shape possibly suggesting it fitted onto a small chord or rod. Each bifurcated arm is D shaped in cross section. The design on the upper surface comprises a central raised cast design which is curvi-linear in shape - being best described as an inverted S shape formed o…
Created on: Friday 23rd September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 16th November 2016
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Record ID: HESH-1B967F
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number:004 Description: A stone spindle whorl of Iron Age date (100 BC - 43AD). The spindle whorl is circular in plan with one edge being especially flattened There is a circular shaped hole set slightly off centre. It was made by drilling from each side. It is likely that this would have been done with a bow drill and sand, which acts as the abrasive. The cent…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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