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    • Institution: ESS
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Record ID: ESS-11F60D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A worn copper-alloy as probably dating between AD 138-61. Possibly Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius. Obverse shows bare-headed bust right. Inscription is illegible apart from AVCCC. The reverse is very worn. There is a faint outline of SC. The coin is 26.4mm in diameter and 3.2mm thick. It weighs 9.19g.
Created on: Thursday 7th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 16th April 2019
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Record ID: ESS-D46BF3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (as Caesar) dating to AD 323-324 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQILITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VOTIS XX in three lines, above three stars. Mint of London. RIC Volume VII p 115 no 286
Created on: Wednesday 20th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th February 2019
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Record ID: ESS-D4356A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Fragment from the head of a Roman copper-alloy 'colchester derivative' brooch. A small section of the wind backplates remain, as does a backward curved tab which rests at the apex of the brooch head. Much of the bow is missing and broken. Dimensions: weight: 1.3g, length: 14.4mm, width: 11.5mm, thickness: 6.0mm
Created on: Wednesday 20th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th February 2019
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Record ID: ESS-30D142
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Fragment of a cast copper-alloy anthropomorphic vessel handle. The remaining portion of the handle takes the form of a circular human head above which is a thinned shaft that would have originally curved upward and outward to form a larger handle. Much of the handle is now missing, and the thinned section comes to a point where a breakage in the handle shaft occurred. The back of the face portion of the handle is flat, giving a semi-circular or 'D' shaped cross-section. The shaft portion is cylindrical. The features on the front of the handle depict a human face, incorporating two en…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th April 2019
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Record ID: ESS-30AEA8
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Cast copper-alloy figurine of a lion, probably a knife or implement handle. The lion is resting its forelegs upon an upward diagonally inclined 'rock'. A thin groove differentiates the rock from the lion's legs. The mouth of the lion is open. The details on the surface of the item seem to be a combination of moulded relief casting and engraving. There is a circular void beneath the lion's stomach, and perpendicular to this is a circular void in the base of the figure, approximately at the centre of the base. There is also a circular indent close to the edge of the base surface, direct…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th April 2019
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Record ID: ESS-740287
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A worn silver denarius of Faustinia Senior, wife of Antonius Pius, who died in AD141. Reece period 7. Obverse shows Faustinia bust facing right. DIVA FAUSTINIA. Reverse shows Ceres standing left holding staff. AUGUSTA. ‚ÄčThe coin is 17.4mm in diameter and weighs 3.0g.
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th April 2019
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Record ID: ESS-D7C913
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A Roman republican silver denarius. L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, c.62 BC. (Reece period 1) Obverse is diademed and draped head of Concordia right. (PAV)LLVS LEPIDVS CONCOR(DIA). Reverse is possibly figure with altar. [DVTF ON] in exergue: LIBO. Diameter: 20mm Thickness: 1.6mm Weight: 3.6g
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th April 2019
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Record ID: ESS-2F6493
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Cast copper-alloy brooch of Roman date, c. AD 75 - 175. The brooch has a semi-circular head plate with a partial suspension loop projecting form the centre of the head at the top. Directly opposite this, on the straight edge of the head, there is a transverse circular plate emerging from the mid-point of the tubular hinge mechanism. The bow emerges from the semi-circular head plate and features moulded relief at the apex of the curvature in the form of three transverse moulded ridges between two thinner moulded double collars. The bow extends down to a flat foot, also collar…
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th March 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2F40AB
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Copper-alloy finger ring of Roman date c. 350 - 500. Possibly manufactured from a cut-down bracelet. The ring is formed of a length of copper alloy with pointed cylindrical terminals and a flat mid-section. The ring has been formed by wrapping the length around in a circular form. The thickness of the ring band is varied, being 0.9mm at the flat mid-section, and 2.1mm toward the terminals. Dimensions: weight: 5.9g, diameter: 23.5mm
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th March 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2F3AC1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180). Obverse is bust facing right. Inscription illegible. Reverse is two figures standing, facing each other with hands clasped. S C in field
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th March 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2F084B
Object type: TOILET ARTICLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Cast-copper alloy toilet implement of Roman date c. 50 - 350 AD. The item is cylindrical in section and tapers from a sharp point at one terminal to a flared section and another sharp point at the opposite end. Dimensions: weight: 8.0g, length (bent): 61.8mm, length (unbent): approx. 105.1mm, thickness: 3.0mm, flared portion thickness: 4.7mm
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th March 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2EC59E
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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Copper-alloy finger ring of Roman date. C. 1st - 3rd centuries AD. The ring in intact and retains a raised pointed oval bezel, also compose of copper-alloy. The ring band is 'D' shaped in section, and the shoulders are slightly flared. The lower portion of the band (directly opposite the bezel) is slightly thicker and features a slight point. The entire band is keeled. The top of the bezel features incised initials showing 'S S'. Dimensions: weight: 2.1g, diameter: 20.4mm, band thickness: 2.4mm, bezel height: 2.3mm
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th March 2018
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Record ID: ESS-DA690B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver struck denarius of Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander (AD 222 - 235). Mint of Rome. RIC IV vol ii, 351. Obverse: diademed and draped bust facing right. IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG. Reverse: Venus standing right holing sceptre and cupid on extended arm. VENERI FELICI
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: ESS-B0274E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17) GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding two standards.
Created on: Friday 28th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: ESS-8A5F43
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Complete cast copper-alloy late Roman buckle of zoomorphic design, dating to c. AD 300 - 410. The buckle is of Hawkes and Dunning Type IIB, with an integrally cast sub-circular buckle plate. The loop is formed of two dolphin heads curving upward to meet, open-jawed, at the diamond-shaped pin rest in the centre of the outer loop edge. Together with the bar and loop, the buckle frame is roughly 'D' shaped. There is moulded decoration on both dolphin heads in the form of a curved crest along the backs of both beasts. The lips of the dolphins, which are arrow shaped and surround the ed…
Created on: Wednesday 26th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: ESS-AFFA9F
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Silver cast spoon of Roman date. The object comprises a thin tapering shaft, which is now bent and distorted, and a 'mandolin' (see Crummy 1981) shaped bowl. These elements are connected by an offset lunular portion which is square in cross section. The bowl is damaged and is missing a significant portion from the edge. The sides of the bowl curve inwards toward one another before flaring out toward the edge. The underside of the bowl is slightly convex. The surface of the spoon is plain and undecorated, though scuffed and marked. The item has a generally dull silver-grey patina with…
Created on: Tuesday 16th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dennington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-F413AA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magentius (AD 350-353), dating to the period AD 350-351 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting the emperor standing left on a galley, holding Victory on a globe and labarum, Victory in the stern steering. Probably mint of Trier. Cf. LRBC p.46, no. 48.
Created on: Monday 30th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hacheston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-F3DC6B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers standing either side of two standards. Mint of Arles. Cf. LRBC no. 352 passim.
Created on: Monday 30th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hacheston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-1C3271
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy disc brooch with enamel inlay, dating AD150-250. The object is in the form of a disc with an integral loop and catchplate on the reverse. Through the loop is a spring pin, with some of the coils remaining but the pin no longer present. There is a circular recess on the front of the disc, forming a raised border around the edge. There is a central raised annulat and six raised pellets surrounding it. Within the field is red enamel, only traces of which survive. The metal is a mid-dark green, with traces of an orange-brown around the coild of the pin sug…
Created on: Monday 15th August 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th August 2016
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Record ID: ESS-1BFCE8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman silver denarius of Mark Anthony (Triumvirate - 43-33BC), dating 41BC. Reece period 1. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C reverse, depicting the head of Octavian facing right. Minted at the moving mint of Mark Anthony. Dimensions: diameter: 18.85 mm; weight: 3.18g.
Created on: Monday 15th August 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th August 2016
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