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Record ID: LANCUM-FC3D8B
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold signet finger ring of modern date (c. 1854 - 1931 AD). The finger ring has a rectangular-sectioned hoop which tapers away from the bezel. The narrowest point of the hoop has been cut in a straight, transverse line. The bezel of the finger ring is in the shape of a square shield and contains a dark-green inlay with an recessed design of a boar, pierced by a sword, with a downwards-pointing arrow above and below it, all within a shield; this is the arms of the Swainson family. The shoulders and the outer edges of the bezel are decorated by an incised foliate pattern; this has almost…
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-904ACC
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Aluminium ring of the 14th Waffen SS Grenadiers Galizian Division depicting an eagle. The length is 26mm, the width is 23mm and the weight 2.47g.
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-CD0D37
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Modern copper alloy general use artillery cap badge. The pressed metal openwork depicts a light field gun with inscribed swags above and below, surmounted by the King's Crown. The badge is corroded and damaged, but complete. The swags would orginaly have read UBIQUE above and below QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT. Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt translates from the Latin as Where Right And Glory Lead and Ubique as Everywhere. This is still the Royal Artillery motto. It was mounted on the cap or hat band by the slider clip on the rear, as opposed to a trapped pin used on some other military badges of…
Created on: Thursday 13th February 2014
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kirkham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-7DCF0C
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead shot casting waste, probably dating from the 18th or 19th century,
Created on: Friday 10th April 2015
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yealand', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-9B1944
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy commemorative badge dating to 1926AD. The badge depicts the inaugural Manchester Civic Week which took place from Saturday 2nd to the Saturday 9th October 1926. The badge has the emblem of Manchester on the front of it, the worker bee, which symbolised Manchester as the hive of activity during the 19th century, when industry within the city was at its height. The badge is inscribed with 'Manchester Civic Week 1926'. There is no makers mark The diameter is 21mm and the weight 3.17g.
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 21st August 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-4D269A
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy bag or sack seal dating from the early modern period, probably 18th/19th century AD. The seal is a simple one, with stamped letters 'T' on the obverse and a letter 'R' on the reverse, probably indicating the supplier's initial or some mark of quality.
Created on: Wednesday 5th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 12th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Slyne-with-Hest', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-54332E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Unoffical Farthing Bell Lancashire No.28 Batty 164 token dating 1837-1870AD. The obverse depicts 'OLD POST OFFICE BUILDINGS 24 CHURCH STREET LIVERPOOL' and the reverse legend is 'F L HAUSBERG JEWELLER WATCHMAKER HANDVACTURER OF DESKS DRESSING CASES LAMPS CHANDELIERS & CO'. The diameter is 24mm and the weight 3.99g. These tokens, all farthings in size and value, were issued by merchants for use as small change during the reign of Queen Victoria. This interesting group of tokens were struck primarily by merchants during the years 1837-1870. Being of approximate farthi…
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 27th June 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-B33971
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead cloth-seal G&T Earle Hull Limited, Pelican brand cement bag seal.dating to the Early Modern period c.19th century AD. The seal is circular, folded and the lower tab is missing. The obverse surface depicts a pelican in her piety, within a plain border. The outer plain border encloses the inscription,' +GAJ TARLJ TOP?.' The length is 23mm, the width is 19mm. G & T Earle, a major cement manufacturer established in the early 19th century, recorded the trade name 'Pelican' cement in September 1897" (UKDFD Ref. No. - 15416). Egan, G., 1994 Lead cloth seals and related items in …
Created on: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Last updated: Monday 26th June 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-9AACAA
Object type: TOY
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy spinning toy/spinner/ buzz wheel or whirligig dating from the 19th or 20th century AD. The toy is circular in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. It consists of a disc with a partly serrated outer edge. It had ca. 15 cogs (spikes), all now rounded off on the apex, or folded over. There are two string holes in the centre. There is no decoration on either side of the whirligig. Similar objects have been recorded on The Portable Antiquities Scheme database. For example, see finds: BH-C1A5C7;LANCUM-EC184C, LANCUM-64A3C4; GLO-7194F8; HESH-901BA4; IOW-776293; IOW-89…
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pendleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-C014B4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy pub token from the Sun Inn Preston. It is a circular token with a representation of the sun on one side - a circular face with rays radiating outwards in all directions part way to a pelleted borderaround the circumference of the token. The other side has the same pelleted border around the circumference and the legend: SUN INN PRESTON around the border and MAIN SPIRIT WEIND across the centre. The Sun Inn was in business from around 1790 to 1940 and this token probably dates from the latter part of the 19th century. Dimeter 24mm, Thickness 1mm, Weight 2.9g.
Created on: Wednesday 30th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dinckley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-77D9B2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy farthing of Victoria dating to 1843AD of the young head copper coinage VICTORIA DEI GRATIA is the ob legend and BRITANNIAR REG FID DEF is the rev legend. The diameter is 23mm and the weight 4.58g.
Created on: Tuesday 24th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 31st January 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-4D0BAC
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possibly the silver frame of a late 18th century seal matrix or 'fob seal'. The frame is very fragile-looking, with half of it broken off (breaks visible on the reverse). The frame was made from silver wire with a clear front and back. It appears that half of it is missing, with all four strands being held together by the 'silver binding' at the top. The bottom loops would have been soldered or attached to the fob seal or swivel seal matrix.
Created on: Monday 29th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Slyne with Hest', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-4D12B9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Modern copper alloy button, possibly off a uniform or livery. Dating from the 19th century. The button is circular and domed, with separately made wire loop on the reverse. The reverse is plain, but the obverse is decorated with engraved initials (possibly B G), a stylised crown and foliage around it.
Created on: Monday 29th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yealand', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-F66F0B
Object type: DENTAL IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and misshapen silver dental plate, probably of Modern date (c. 1825-c. 1950). The plate is complete but there is slight damage along the edges. It is crescent-shaped with a semi-circular cut-out where it would have been hinged on the wearer's surviving tooth/teeth, possibly his canine/front molar on the lower right or upper left. There are no spikes or any other surviving pins for holding any artificial porcellain teeth, but instead, there are 13 small circular drilled holes/perforations which may have been the locations for the artificial teeth. Most of the dentures/…
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 10th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Over Kellet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-20DC9A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
1840s Victoria Queen Of Great Britain / Prince Of Wales Half Sovereign Token. Obv: Bust of Victoria left / VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN Rev: Prince of Wales ostrich feathers / THE PRINCE OF WALES MODEL HALF SOVRN http://www.terapeak.com/worth/1840s-victoria-queen-of-great-britain-prince-of-wales-half-sovereign-token/311490916035/
Created on: Thursday 27th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 27th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Trawden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-62E72F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver William IV groat dating to 1837AD. GULIELMUS IIII D G BRITANNIAR [REX F D] is the ob legend and FOUR [PENCE] is the rev. The diameter is 18mm and the weight 1.68g.
Created on: Tuesday 18th October 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 25th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-F6908A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Modern Cumberland Jack token dating from 1837/1862. http://www.aboutfarthings.co.uk/Hanover%20Tokens.html: "The tokens & counters that bear the words "To Hanover" (commonly known as Cumberland Jacks) are usually found with Victoria's portrait on the obverse and a figure riding a horse on the reverse (in the style of St George slaying the dragon). They were probably produced as satirical counters. The history behind these pieces is that when Victoria was crowned as Queen, she was unable to fulfil the role of King of Hanover under Salic Law, due to the fact that she was a fema…
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Saturday 15th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Morecambe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-B84EA7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silverr 40 reis piece of Emperor Pedro II dating to 1873AD. Ob legend reads as PETRUS II D G C IMP ET PERP BRAS DEF 1873. The diameter is 32mm and the weight 11.02g.
Created on: Wednesday 28th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-A7ECF5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy military button brass, two-piece convex dating 1941 to 1952AD. It depicts the army catering corps which would have originally had the name in circlet, now worn off, around steaming bowl, dating to the modern period 1700 to 1900AD. The Army Catering Corps was a corps of the British Army, responsible for the feeding of all Army units. It was originally formed in March 1941 as part of the Royal Army Service Corps, and became a corps in its own right in 1965. In 1993, as part of the Options for Change defence review, it was amalgamated into the Royal Logistic Corps. The motto…
Created on: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 27th September 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-D81B05
Object type: TAP
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy barrel tap. The spout is straight and round and is decorated with several incised linear grooves. The spigot, which fitted into a pipe into the barrel, is also round in section. The tap has a double winged handle and dates the object between the early and mid nineteenth century.
Created on: Monday 11th December 2006
Last updated: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Halton', grid reference and parish protected.


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