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Record ID: YORYM-3CBA55
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete cast copper-alloy knife end cap of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1500-1600. The knife terminal depicts the three-dimensional head of a female, which is D-shaped in section since she is wearing a high, flat-backed bonnet, the reverse of which is plain. To the front the bonnet is set back from the face and protrudes upwards in a crescent. A ridge and groove indicate where the edge of the bonnet meets the face. Crudely engraved facial features are present in the form of two incised rings marking the eyes, a slight protrusion with an incised horizontal line underneath for the nose,…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-3BAD47
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete ground stone axehead of late Neolithic date, c. 4000 - 2300 BC. The axehead is sub-ovate in plan, narrower at the butt end with a rounded curve to the cutting edge. It has an ovate section. The butt end and cutting edge are damaged, the latter more so. The unpolished nature of the object suggests it was not properly finished. Gabroic, coarse grained, with mica inclusions. The axehead is 99.1mm long, 62.6mm to 39.7mm wide, 37.6mm thick and weighs 400g.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-3B9FD3
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete ground or polished stone axehead of late Neolithic date, c. 4000 - 2300 BC. The axehead is sub-ovate in plan, narrower at the butt end with a steep curve to the cutting edge. It has a facetted ovate section with squared off sides. The butt end and cutting edge are damaged. Dolerite, fine grained. The axehead is 107.1mm long, 63.6mm to 35.6mm wide, 31.5mm thick and weighs 332g.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-3B85FF
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete stone axehead of late Neolithic date, c. 4000 - 2300 BC. The axehead is sub-ovate in plan, widest at the centre and curving to either end with the butt narrower than the cutting edge. It has an oval section. Gabroic, coarse grained, with mica inclusions. The axehead is c.223mm long, 53.8mm to 69mm to 21.1mm wide, 41.2mm thick and weighs 955g.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-3AE9B5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver threepence of Elizabeth I dating to AD 1566. Second Issue. Squared shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Portcullis initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.135, no.1998.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-3ACD64
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead-alloy pilgrim's ampulla of medieval date, c.AD 1350 - 1550. The body of the ampulla is circular with an elongated rectangular neck extending from one edge. The remains of two attachment loops project to either side of the neck where it meets the body. The opening at the top of the neck has been pinched shut. Traces of decoration can be seen on one surfaces of the ampulla though it is too worn to be determined. The metal has a light yellowish-white patina and is worn. The ampulla is 39.8mm long, 29.2mm wide, 7.9mm thick and weighs 35.1g. Ampullae were an important p…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-3AB3C2
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy casket key of medieval date, c.AD 1150 - 1450. The key is small with an ovate cross section. A lozenge bow extends from one end of the stem with a collar where the two elements meet. The opposite end of the stem is flat with small circular knop which appears broken. A bit projects out at 90 degrees to the stem. The metal has a dark brown patina and is worn. The key is 36.5mm long and 3.9mm wide; the bow is 14.4mm wide; the bit is 8.1mm wide. It weighs 4.24g. YORYM-90621E is a parallel with a pointed projection extending from the end of the stem. Similar key…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-23CB44
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Trumpet brooch of Roman date, c.AD 75 - 175. The head is ovate and heavily corroded to the reverse where a spring of four turns can be seen, one of which extends to form a worn tapering pin. An ovate sectioned bow extends from the front of the head, bending at 90 degrees to a D-shaped bow. A flattened circular flange is present mid-way along the brooch, flanked by circumferential collars. The lower bow terminates in a rounded foot knop and a rolled catchplate projects from the reverse. The metal is a dark greenish, with spots of orange rust. The brooch is 50.1mm long,…
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-235879
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver denarius of Hadrian dating to the period AD 118 (Reece Period 6). P M TR P COS [DES III] reverse type depicting Aeternitas in a field standing holding heads of sun and moon. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p.346, no.48
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-22B791
Object type: FOB
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy 'fob dangler' dating from late Iron Age to early Roman period (c. 100 BC- 200 AD). The fob is circular with a two armed triskele design, with a small hole in the centre. On either side of the arms there are two openwork circles which connect the arms to the outer frame. The back of the fob is flattened, whilst the front is slightly raised. The fob is a brownish orange and in very good condition. The fob is 40.9mm in diameter, 4.1mm thick and weighs 18.1g. The function of fobs or 'danglers' is poorly understood and may have been hung from items of equipment,…
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-22A731
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead-alloy mount of medieval to Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1200 - 1600. The object is circular with a raised dome center. The front surface is decorated with a rosette of six pellets surrounding a single central pellet set within a rope work border. The reverse is concave and undecorated. The edges of the object are broken and worn. The metal has a dark green/brown patina and is worn. The object is 21.6mm in diameter, 3.9mm thick and weighs 3.1g. Due to the damage and wear on this object no signs of any means of attachment remain. It may have served a number of functions …
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-22527C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy La Tene III, Nauheim Derivative brooch dating from the late Iron Age to early Roman period (c.50 BC- AD 75). The head of the brooch is formed of flattened sheet of metal which rolls under to form a tubular hinge mechanism with an axis bar, which would have held the pin in place. The loop of the pin remains corroded around the axis bar though the pin proper is missing. From the head the bow tapers with a narrow circular section, splays in the middle to form a flattened leaf-shaped panel, and tapers again to a long, thin rounded foot at the bottom. The leaf-…
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-11F29D
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy harness pendant of medieval date, AD 1245 - 1296. The pendant is shield shaped with an integral suspension loop projecting centrally from the upper edge. The shield is heraldic featuring the arms of England; Gules three lions passant guardant in pale or armed and langued azure differenced by a cadency label azure one fleur-de-lys or. The reverse of the pendant is flat and undecorated. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The pendant is 41.9mm long, 24.5mm wide, 4.9mm thick and weighs 12.4g. Harness pendants are generally dated from the twelfth to the…
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-117E4D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Humber Ware vessel of medieval date, c.AD 1250 - 1500. The object is a partial handle, presumably from a large jug. The handle has an ovate section with worn brakes to either end. The upper surface is decorated with four deep parallel grooves, giving a ribbed appearance. The fabric is hard fired with a grey core and red outer edges. It has a rough texture with gritty inclusions. An olive-green glaze covers most of the fragments and traces of a yellow slip can also be determined. The vessel is 68.6 mm in overall length, 34.2mm in diameter and weighs 79g. Handle fragme…
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-115F36
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Scottish copper-alloy twopence or Turner of Charles II dating to the period AD 1663 - 1677. Thistle reverse. Mint uncertain. Spink, p.91, no.5625.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0F45AA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver medieval penny of Edward I or II dating to the period AD 1307 - 1310. Long cross reverse. Mint of London. Class 10cf3b1 or 10cf5b.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0F3B75
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver cut farthing of Henry III dating to the period AD 1247 - 1272. Voided long cross reverse. Moneyer uncertain. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0F2A1C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to the period AD 1248 - 1250. Voided long cross reverse. Moneyer uncertain. Mint of London. Class 3. North Vol 1, p.26, no.988-8.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0EA0C8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to the period AD 1248 - 1250. Voided long cross reverse. Moneyer uncertain. Mint of Winchester. Class 3. North Vol 1, p.26, no.988-8.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0E7B88
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Spanish blanca of Henry III of Castile dating to the period AD 1390 - 1406. Lion rampant within six arched double tressure reverse. Mint unclear. The coin is pierced.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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