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Record ID: BH-935B87
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-ally pin of Roman date. The object is intact but severely bent. The head is button-shaped and measures 6.8mm diameter by 3.3mm high. The shaft tapers from 3.2mm diameter to a point. It has two grooves cut into the top of it, producing a single cordon. The approximate length of the pin prior to having been bent is 97.1mm. It weighs 4.27g.
Created on: Saturday 15th January 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-CA6DA5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman coin. AE 3 or 4 of Constans as caesar. The coin is in good condition, with only a small amount of wear. There is no visible corrosion, due to the coin having been cleaned. It measures 13.4mm diameter by 1.4mm thick and weighs 1.8g.
Created on: Thursday 19th May 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: BH-774A95
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman coin. Nummus (probably an AE 3) of Constantius II. The coin is in good condition with little wear or corrosion. It measures 19.9mm diameter by 1.8mm thick and weighs 4.55g.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd November 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-79B655
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy Roman coin. Radiate of Aurelian (270-275 AD). The coin is slightly worn, particularly on the obverse side. It measures 21.2mm diameter by 1.2mm thick and weighs 2.89g.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd November 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-200AB8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman alloy copper nummus of Diocletian dating to the period AD 296 to 297 ( Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing facing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, right hand holding patera and left hand holding cornucopia. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p.182, no. Trier 181a
Created on: Monday 20th August 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
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Record ID: IARCH-20DBDF
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Robertson 2000, 66 no. 318: "Sestertii Hadrian 4 Faustina I (deified) 1 Marcus 1 Faustina II (under Marcus) 1 Lucilla 1 Commodus 2 10 (of AD 187-8, and 190) -P.J. Casey ed., CH IV (1978), 36, no. 122, types"
Created on: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Waulauds Bank', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-15B4E6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Created on: Tuesday 29th June 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: BH-B176B2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Ceramic foot from 15th/16th C. Pipkin vessel. Fabric is pinkish orange in colour with grog inclusions visible. It measures 48.5mm long by 42mm wide and 26.4mm high. The foot is roughly formed and tapers gradually from the base of the vessel. The base of the foot is flattish and is circular in section. There is evidence for soot blackening around the base of the vessel. Weight = 33.23g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: BH-87D1D8
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A collection of 30 waste flint flakes. The total weight of the assemblage is 342.35g and the flints vary greatly in dimensions. The largest is 39.1mm high by 35.2mm wide and 13.6mm thick and weighs 27.23g. All of the flints have clear bulbs of percussion and rippling. Their forms suggest that they are Neolithic in date. They are all waste flakes with no re-touching.
Created on: Wednesday 17th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BH-AF5ED4
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of polished flint axe of Neolithic date. Fragment measures 38.7mm long by 32mm wide and 19.6mm thick and comprises the blade and lower part of the body. Flint colour varies between white and dark grey. The surface of the axe has been well-polished. There is significant post-depositional damage to the blade. Weight = 20.37g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: BH-B0EC86
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of retouched flint blade of probable early Neolithic date. The implement is 15.3mm wide and 4.1mm thick with a trapezoidal section. The remaining length is 25.9mm. The upper surface has been formed by the removal of small vertical flakes. The left hand side (as you look at it, with the squared off broken end at the top) is unworked, whilst the right hand side and bottom have been retouched to give a serrated edge. Weight = 2.31g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BH-B06124
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Flint scraper of probable Early Neolithic date. Basic shape has been formed by the removal of four vertical flakes. There is evidence of retouching around the bottom of the object and along the left hand side (as you look at it). A small area at the top is unworked. The reverse is unworked except for a bulb of percussion at the top. The piece measures 34.5mm high by 31mm wide and 12.3mm thick. Weight = 18g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BH-B1C818
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Collection of flint debitage from fieldwalking exercise. Assemblage consists of 10 flakes, ranging in weight from 4.1g to 19.96g. All appear to be consistent with Neolithic flint working technologies. They are generally sub-oval or elongated in shape, with a flat striking platform at the top, a single bulb of percussion and rippling scars. None have been retouched. The total weight of the assemblage is 117.69g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BH-B20C23
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Crudely made flint scraper of probable early Neolithic date. Irregular in shape with retouching of the bottom end (see photo). The reverse is unworked. Measures 25.5mm high by 31.2mm wide and 16.9mm thick. Weight = 13.72g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: BH-B22896
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A collection of 12 waste flint flakes found during a fieldwalking exercise. The forms vary but the flints generally have a striking platform at the top, a single bulb of percussion and rippling scars. None have been retouched. This flint working debitage is consistent with Neolithic flint working technologies. The flakes range in weight from 5.76g to 11.82g. The total weight of the assemblage is 102.09g.
Created on: Friday 19th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: RAH1393
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Very small gold finger ring with copper alloy blob where possible decoration was, band now broken. Assay marks very worn but possible hexagon with tree inside & crescent on outside edge of ring. Annealed & hammered against a mandril.
Created on: Wednesday 12th April 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'BEDFORDSHIRE LUTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT5267
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Nurenburg token. Inscription uncertain.
Created on: Wednesday 26th March 2003
Last updated: Thursday 9th June 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BH-B78AB8
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circular lead seal matrix of medieval date. A non-heraldic, personal seal which probably dates from the mid 13th C. AD. The object measures 33mm diameter by 4.8mm thick and weighs 38.33g. It has suffered badly from corrosion and the legend is unclear. The central design sits within a circular border and is a fairly crudely executed fleur-de-lis pattern. The legend is unclear but appears to read: "[S]IGILLU[M] SIUV....." The lettering is poorly executed and heavily damaged. The reverse of the piece is plain, with no evidence of a handle.
Created on: Thursday 12th August 2004
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUR-4405F0
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy oval buckle with a narrow offset bar. The buckle has a sheet metal ribbed roller on its outer edge.
Created on: Saturday 26th January 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUR-441AF2
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Luton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy pendant loop with a terminal knop, from a belt. The knobbed rivet has a V-shaped sheet metal attachment and possibly two roves. Cf Egan and Pritchard no.1192.
Created on: Saturday 26th January 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2013
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