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Record ID: WAW-EED4B5
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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Roman (1st to 4th centuries) copper alloy pin: The pin head is an asymmetrical bi-conical which tapers towards the integral pin shaft. The shaft protrudes from the base of the pin head and only a fragment remains. The break is not recent. The pin has a well developed dark green patina. The pin measures 12.26mm long, 8.87mm diameter. It weighs 2.72g. The pin probably dates to the Roman period. It falls into the Cool typology Group 1, a knob head type. Cool, H. 1990 'Roman Metal Hair Pins From Southern Britain' Archaeological Journal Volume 147 pp. 148-182.
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-EE8DB6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Medieval (mid 14th to early 15th century) buckle: The copper alloy buckle has an oval frame with an integral spacer. The frame, on the outer edge at the apex, has a small triangular integral protrusion with a notch for the pin. The upper surface of the frame is sub-D-shaped in section. Integral to the strap bar is a forked spacer. There are two arms to the spacer which taper to a broken edge. The pin is missing. The surface of the buckle frame has a light green patina. The buckle frame and spacer measures 20.43mm long and 15.22mm wide. It weighs 1.15g. Margeson (1993) illustrates a …
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: OXON-A91D7F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast lead alloy token or tally dating from the late 17th to early 18th century AD (c. AD 1680 - 1710). The token is bifacial with the obverse depicting a horned animal, possibly a cow, advancing left with head facing and tail upright. The body of the animal has cross-hatched patterning and is curved. There is an equal armed cross above the animal's back. The reverse of the token is divided into three sections; the topbpanel has saltires within, the bottom panel has crosses within; the issuer's initials C H are between. This token is similar to Oxfordshire 'hatched cow' tokens, which…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-A6C795
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
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A small Neolithic leaf shaped arrowhead c. 4300 -2350 BC. The lithic has invasive flaking scars over both dorsal and ventral surface with low-angled, bifacial retouch along the edges. The arrowhead has a rounded proximal end and a slightly 'blunted' point to the distal end. The material is of a pale cream flint with numerous tiny, lighter inclusions.
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-A6B6FA
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
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A large flint scraper, probably from the Late Neolithic to Early Bronze age c. 3300 - 2000 BC. The lithic has a 'D' shaped, cross section and is a broadly, a rounded triangle in plan. The ventral surface has a distinct bulb of percussion beneath the striking platform, to the proximal end. The dorsal surface has significant negative scaring and subsequent arrises. One worked edge has a semi denticulate retouch with the opposite edge being smoother in form. There is an element of bifacial retouch to one quarter. The flint has a deep grey/brown colour with several lighter inclusions over …
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-9686F3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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Roman coin: Copper-alloy Roman radiate of Gallienus, sole reign (c.260-268) dating to the period AD 260 to 268 (Reece Period 13). DIANAE CONS AVG reverse type depicting Doe right, head left. Cunetio No. 1361.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-94CD08
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Medieval (mid 14th-century to mid 15th centuries) strap end spacer: The copper alloy spacer has a decorative knop in the form of an acorn with a collar below. The two arms of the spacer, which are between the plates of the strap end, are missing. The surface of the strap end has a dark grey coloured patina . It measures 24.1mm long, 10.56mm wide, 3.41mm thick and weighs 1.43g. This strap-end is a composite strap end with a forked spacer. Egan and Pritchard (2002), illustrate similar strap ends, Nos. 681-684 which date from the mid 14th-century to mid 15th centuries.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-93D197
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Medieval copper alloy English Jetton of Edward II (1307 - 1327). It is a Berry type 15 (Castle) obverse with Reverse 5 (cross moline). Berry, G. 1974 Medieval English Jettons, Spink and Son Ltd.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-866952
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete, gilded cast copper alloy strap fitting or belt mount, of probable post medieval date c. 1500 - 1700 AD. The strap fitting is broadly sub-rectangular in plan with a triple knop top, with a central acanthus leaf, surrounded by scrolls forming a border and extending down and around the outer edge of the object, to a rounded lower edge. An inner border of a closely dotted line surrounds the central area consisting of centrally mirrored scrolling lines. The surface has a yellow metal coating which extended to the under surface. There are the remnants of two fixing lugs.
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-863DE5
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy Anglo Saxon strap end c. 750 - 950 AD. This example is typical of the Thomas Type A2 Patterned. The top face is decorated with a crudely executed linear incised line border, surrounding randomly placed dot and circle motifs, typical of the age. The rear surface has a similarly scribed border line showing a pair of lines on the long section of the device. There are no apparent fixing holes but there is the hint of it being made by folding over two thin sheets of copper alloy. It is possible that the fixing holes have either been omitted or that the section has been broken…
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-8629E7
Object type: GIRDLE HANGER
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy fragment of an Anglo-Saxon Girdle-Hanger c. 400 - 600 AD. Only the distal terminal to the proximal distal corners remain, along with the central remnant of the lower shank. The surface of the remaining shank has two lines of punched triangular stamps, running unevenly down, near the outer edges. The rest of the distal terminal are also decorated with the same triangular punches, again, slightly uneven in their distribution and close to the edges. The surface has a mottled mid-green patina with some ferrous staining.
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-85DDE9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A hammered silver long cross penny from Edward IV Irish issue, c. 1465 AD. The obverse with the facing portrait busts and pellet to each side, the legend is missing due in part, to an off centre striking and perhaps 'trimming'. The reverse has the long cross with three pellets to each quadrant in the 'English style'. The legend is CIVI/TAS, with die errors and misspellings, not uncommon on the Irish issue coins.
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-85CEA1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A fragment of a cooper alloy, gilded circular mount or belt slide c. 570 - 650 AD. The mount is decorated with elongated, symmetrical intertwined bodies in ribbon form with no pretence of naturalism, typical of the Salin II phase. The incised depiction is further enhanced with a gold coloured infill. The back of the object has two remaining studs in situ and there is a further 'hole' were a third stud may have been located. That hole is in symmetry with the two studs, such that there were probably four studs in total. The surface has a light green-brown patina. See similar at ESS-806BCA. .
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-85B76C
Object type: PESTLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete late Iron Age, or Roman cast copper alloy centre-looped pestle from a cosmetic grinder set c. 50 BC - 200 AD. The convex grinding rod/face is wedge shaped with the centre grip now perhaps missing it attachment form. The tip of the rod is missing from one end and there is extensive wear to the central area of the rod with a greater degree of erosion in that area. The surface has a mid-green eroded surface. See similar at SF-BB0E90 & LVPL-2174A2.
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-859F79
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast copper alloy, late early-medieval (Anglo-Scandinavian) zoomorphic stirrup terminal c. 880 - 1000 AD. The zoomorphic form depicts a beast's head, in the Jellinge style of Viking art, with flaring nostrils with prominent round eyes. Each side has a pair of incised (mouth) lines from the snout to the eyes with a further line, defining the top of the snout. One eye is encircled by an incised groove. There is then two small curved incised lines to the top and behind the eyes, perhaps a fleeting depiction of ears. A further pair of incised lines to each side, run form the back of the …
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-858F2A
Object type: HARNESS RING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy Iron Age lipped terret ring, c. 100 BC - AD 50. The terret consists of a curved frame with a circular cross-section, broken at both ends, revealing what may be a ferrous core. Of the remaining section, there are four transverse 'lips', spaced at regular intervals along the frame. The remaining single knop at one end may represent the terminal of a hoop with a junction link, like Spratling's group V form. The surface has a rough mid-green patina with ferrous staining to each broken end.
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-857751
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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A large cast copper alloy Roman bow brooch, in the style of the Colchester derivative, Polden Hill group c.50 - 200 AD. The brooch has semi-cylindrical cross bar with perforated end caps, the axis bar is intact with a spring of 15 turns, held by the chord through the hole in the crest. The pin is missing. The crossbar is decorated with four equally spaced circumferential bands of a grove and dots, with an additional band at the head, either side of the bow/wing junction. The bow, with a maximum diameter of 8.3mm, has a modest central crest/rib, extending half way down its length, with…
Created on: Sunday 11th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: OXON-5A7266
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete copper alloy and enamel heraldic horse harness pendant dating to the 13th or 14th century AD. The pendant is shield-shaped in plan with a suspension loop set perpendicular to the shield. The front of the shield bears an heraldic device, which can be described as barry of twelve or and sable an orle of six martlets gules. This is likely to be a slight variation (in the tinctures) of the arms of the de Valence family as the Earls of Pembroke; barry of twelve argent and azure an orle of six martlets gules. The British Museum holds a similar pendant but displaying the correctly …
Created on: Friday 9th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-54999F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman anepigraphic nummus of Constantius II (AD 317-340), dating to the period c.AD 326 (Reece period 16). CONSTAN/TIVS/CAESAR reverse type depicting the legend in three lines, a star above. Mint of Trier. As RIC VII, p. 210, no. 491. Anepigraphic nummi such as this were issued for the Imperial family following the commemoration of Constantine I's vicennalia in AD 325.
Created on: Friday 9th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-2CDCAD
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Post Medieval copper alloy book clasp, 39.0mm in length. The clasp has a flat hook at one end and a flared quatrefoil terminal at the other. There are four rivet holes, two of which retain copper alloy rivets. The surface of the front has incised decoration in the form of parallel lines with radial lines around three of the rivet holes.
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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