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Record ID: CAM-2C91C6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the North Thames region / Catuvellauni, struck by Addedomaros, c.45-25 BC, Addedomaros Floral type. Obverse: Flower of four leaves and rings around a pellet in ring. Reverse: Annulate horse right, muzzle above, pellet in ring below. As ABC, p. 127, no. 2529; BMC nos. 2417-2421.
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CAM-9D9B6D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Roman aureus of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period AD 69-70 (Reece period 4). Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, Laureate head right. Reverse: IVDAEA, Judea seated right, head resting on hand, to right of trophy. Mint of Rome. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 58, no. 1. Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight 7.37g, Diameter 19.9mm, thickness 2.3mm.
Created on: Friday 20th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 20th October 2017
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Record ID: CAM-3572EF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Gold quarter stater of the Regini and Atrebates / Southern Region, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, 'Selsey Dahlia' type. Obverse: Wreath design with hidden face. Reverse: Triple tailed horse right, no mane, floral sun above, wheel below. As ABC, p. 48, no. 503; Hobbs nos. 478-484. It is unusual to find southern coins of the Regini and Atrebates north of Hertfordshire, although several have now been recorded through the PAS.
Created on: Monday 10th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-A8B768
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval gold finger-ring with blue stone setting held within the bezel. The finger-ring has a circular hoop of circular cross-section. The cross-section has a diameter of 1.1mm at the base of the loop which increases to a maximum of 1.9mm (height) x 1.4mm next to the bezel where the cross-section becomes oval. The loop has an external diameter of 20.7mm. The bezel rises up from the band flaring outwards as it rises up so that it has a conical appearance from all profile views. The bezel has a height of 5.6mm. The upper 1.3mm of the bezel height angles inwards to help secure the sto…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2016
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-190EF4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold uninscribed quarter stater of the North Thames Region / Catuvellauni, c.60-20 BC, 'Whaddon Chase Rings' type. Obverse: Wreath, cloak, and crescents, with angular wing-like motifs. Reverse: Horse right, pellet in ring above and below. As ABC p. 124, no. 2460; Van Arsdell 1474. Weight is 1.22g, diameter is13mm.
Created on: Saturday 27th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 6th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-B62EF7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A continental Iron Age gold stater of the Ambiani, 'Gallic war uniface' type, c. 60-50 BC. Plain obverse. Reverse depicts a sinuous horse right. ABC, p. 28, no. 16; Delestree & Tache, p. 66, no. 237.
Created on: Monday 12th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-69867A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold annular brooch of Medieval date. The brooch weighs 2.36g and has an external diameter of 20.0mm and internal diameter of 14.4mm. The frame of the brooch has a 'D' shaped cross-section with convexly curved upper surface and flat reverse. The band of the frame has a width of 2.8mm and thickness of 1.1mm. The band constricts for a length of 2.1mm so that the pin can attach to the frame. The width and cross-section of the pin constriction is uncertain as it is hidden from view by the pin. The upper surface of the brooch is decorated with incised or punch stamped grooved lines th…
Created on: Thursday 8th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 6th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Northamptonshire County Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-19EFAE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Iron Age quarter stater of the Trinovantes, dating to c. 80-50 BC, 'Clacton Cross' type. BMC, p. 54, nos. 180-1; ABC, p. 120, no. 2356.
Created on: Tuesday 12th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 14th May 2015
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Record ID: CAM-CD5F58
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age stater of Cunobelin, c. AD 1-40. Reverse shows a horse right, inscribed CVN below, branch above and pellet in annulet before the horse. ABC p. 136, no. 2777. Obverse shows ear of corn, inscribed CA/MV. Mint is Camulodunum (Colchester). Die axis is 3 o'clock. Weight is 5.45g, diameter is 18.9mm.
Created on: Friday 8th May 2015
Last updated: Monday 4th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-1BA9BD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Six gold coins from the reign of George III, AD 1760-1820. This group of post-medieval coins contains four half-guineas and two guineas. All have a milled edge to the flan. They range in date from AD 1787-1803. A) A post-medieval gold half-guinea of George III, AD 1760-1820. Obverse shows laureate bust right, sixth head. Obverse legend reads GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA Reverse shows crowned shield of arms, dated 1802 below. Reverse legend reads BRITANNIARUM REX FI DEI DEFENSOR. Die axis is 12 o'clock. Weight is 4.17g, diameter is 20.4mm, thickness is 0.9mm. Spink no.3736. B) A po…
Created on: Friday 5th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cambridgeshire County Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-7BBBD0
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold finger ring with intaglio setting surviving of mid.19th century AD date. This finger-ring survives in excellent condition. Disclaimed as not treasure. Further identification given by Judy Rudoe of the British Museum. "...it has the papal keys on the bottom of the hoop and probably dates to the middle decades of the 19th. The intaglio appears to show a standing bull (background) and a horse in the foreground - it is difficult to judge if the gem is of earlier date than the ring (but even if it was, it still would not be treasure)..." Claudia Stedmond, Assistant Treasure Regis…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Cambridgeshire District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-C9EF88
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold stater of Andoco. This is a British Eastern coin of the Trinovates, dating to c. 20 BC - AD 10. The reverse shows a horse right inscribed below: AND . The obverse shows a cross. Weight is 5.51g, diameter is 18.9mm. ABC (Rudd), p. 133, no. 2715; Hobbs, R. British Iron Age Coins In The British Museum 1996, p.135, pl.64, nos.2011-2014. Hobbs describes the coin as a Northern gold of Andoco.
Created on: Wednesday 21st May 2014
Last updated: Thursday 22nd May 2014
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Record ID: CAM-B9DFC5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: Tiny gold filigree-decorated mount in the shape of a bird, now slightly crushed but apparently never of very fine workmanship. It has a flat gold backplate with a beaded-wire border running around the small crescent-shaped profile head looking left, probably intended as a that of a predatory bird; two wings, one curved and pointed but the other (under the head) just a rounded circle; and flared base, perhaps intended to represent a tail. The beaded wire of this border is about 0.7mm in diameter and is very worn, rubbed flat in places and scraped in others; it is missing e…
Created on: Monday 14th April 2014
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CAM-97A401
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold stater, Gallo-Belgic E, dating to c. 60-50 BC. ABC (Rudd) p. 28, no. 16
Created on: Saturday 12th April 2014
Last updated: Friday 6th June 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CAM-5B1D08
Object type: PENANNULAR RING
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The central area and gap are plugged with corrosion products which appear visually to be iron. These artefacts are normally dated to the late Bronze Age however this one might be transitional into the Iron Age if the corrosion product is indeed iron. This artefact weight 13.47g including the corrosion filled central area. The ring has a diameter of 19.2mm and thickness of 7.6mm. The gap between the two terminals is 2.75mm wide and the central area has a diameter of 7.0mm. Wavey striations decorate the surface of this penannular ring, alternating between the yellow gold and lighter …
Created on: Tuesday 4th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Cambridgeshire District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-E129B1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold quarter stater of the Eastern British area, of the Trinovantes tribe and Tasciovanus as ruler, c. 20 BC - AD 10. Reverse shows a winged horse (Pegasus) left, pellet below. Obverse shows TASC inside quad with lines above and below. See Rudd, C. Ancient British Coinage no.2601. Also see Hobbs, R. British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum 1996 pl.52, p.116, nos.1647-1650. Die axis is 3 o'clock. Weight is 1.35g, diameter is 10.7mm, thickness is 1.8mm.
Created on: Friday 14th February 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th February 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CAM-379F45
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: Gold bulla pendant made from a single piece of gold sheet cut into two discs with a connecting strip 5.6mm wide. Each disc has been given a domed centre and a narrow flat border, and the strip has been bent to form a double-sided pendant with suspension loop. The borders of the two halves have been pressed and perhaps soldered together but there is no further decoration added to the edge. The strip forming the suspension loop has been decorated with eight grooves running from disc to disc. A groove separates each disc from the suspension loop, but the grooves all cut acro…
Created on: Monday 25th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Uttlesford District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-A04EF7
Object type: ASSEMBLAGE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early-Medieval bed burial assemblage with gold and garnet pendant and othergrave goods found, by Cambridge Archaeological Unit, during archaeological excavation. "Description: The context of the find is an Anglo Saxon bed burial containing a probably teenaged female burial, and including the following items: A gold and garnet pectoral cross - grave goods (34mm diam) A gold and garnet set of linked pins - grave goods (pins 40mm long, total length with chain 120mm) A copper alloy chatelaine with chain, plate and beads - grave goods (length 100mm) An iron knife (seax) - grave goods (…
Created on: Monday 18th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
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Record ID: CAM-13B6F3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval gold Visigothic tremissis; anonymous ruler; Pseudo-Imperial tremissis in the name of Justinian (AD527-565); minted in Spain; Victory with Palm & Wreath type (VPW), Tomasini Group JAN 5, cf. Tomasini 1964 no. 342. Die axis is approximately 6 o'clock. Weight is 1.29g, diameter is 16.06mm, thickness is 0.46mm. Ref: W J Tomasini 1964, The Barbaric Tremissis in Spain and Southern France. Anastasius to Leovigild, Numismatic Notes and Monographs 152, American Numismatic Society.
Created on: Thursday 25th July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 1st August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Cambridgeshire District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-976DB1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval gold half-noble of Edward III, Treaty period (1363-1369), Mint: London, N 1238. The obverse shows a forward facing king in ship with sword in right hand and quartered shield of England and France in left. Obverse legend: xEDWARDxDEIxGxREXxAnGLx[D]xhYBxZxAQT with double saltire stops. Reverse shows the small 'E' at the centre. Reverse legend reads +DO[MINExM]ExINxFVRORExTVOxARGVASxME with double saltire stops. Weight is 2.99g, diameter is 25.23mm, thickness is 0.53mm. Die axis is 12 o'clock. See North, J.J. English Hammered Coinage: Volume II, Edward I to Charles II…
Created on: Thursday 13th June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Hertfordshire District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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