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    • Created: Friday 10th February 2012
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    • Institution: SWYOR

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Record ID: SWYOR-52CB08
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy socketed spearhead fragment probably dating from the middle Bronze Age (about 1500 BC-1150 BC). The spearhead has a prominent central midrib which is lozenge shaped in section with a sub circular opening. Both ends of the spear head are missing; the cutting edges and parts of the blade wings are worn and damaged; some of the material has been cracked/split and bent backwards. The spearhead has a dark orange brown patina with flecks of green throughout, shading to green and dark brown at the edges; where the tip has broken off, the material is corroded …
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-535342
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast copper alloy toggle of late Iron Age or Early Roman date. It is a cylindrical bar decorated with 11 grooves running round the bar. There is a hollow in each end of the bar. From the centre of one side projects a broken loop, with one of the grooves dividing the loop into two halves as well. The breaks are worn and patinated. The toggle has a grey green patina. Compare LON-1A6571, CAM-DEB4B0, DENO-FE3BA7 and GLO-1B1400. HAMP-2931B4 and SWYOR-7D71D7 may also be related.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-528853
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast copper alloy Roman knee brooch dating from 150 - 250 AD. The brooch has a convex bow, wide at the top and tapering to the foot which is a half round disc which juts forwards. Part of the catchplate survives behind. The head is tubular wings holding a copper alloy axis bar and with a slot for the missing pin. Above is an integral head loop. The reverse of the bow is hollow. Compare 1242 and 478 on page 335 of Hattatt.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-52D8A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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A fragment of a copper alloy Roman brooch, a Headstud variant - Thealby type dating from 100 - 200 AD. The fragment consists of the head, the wings, and the tubular hinge mechanism. The upper bow has a concave surface with raised edges which continue to the top of the brooch. The wings have four vertical ridges on either side. On the reverse of the wings, the tubular hinge mechanism survives, but the axis bar and pin are missing. The reverse of the upper bow is concave at the very top and flattens out rather quickly. The surface is mid greyish-green. This brooch dates to the 2n…
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-5313D6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman trumpet brooch dating from 75 - 175 AD. The trumpet head is decorated with enamel. A vertical line divides the head in half and there is a arch shaped cell of blue enamel on each side. There is a pair of yellow triangles above and a pair below. The remaining area have faded red enamel. There is a triple collar either side of the acanthus button which only decorates the front of the bow. The lower bow is faceted, triangular in section with a row of triangular opposed cells of red enamel on each side. The foot is moulded as a lion's paw or maybe a half acanthus, wit…
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-4F2A17
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Medieval buckle frame dating from about 1100 - 1300. The lipped single oval frame is a D-shaped in plan but the bar is not narrowed nor offset. There is a pin notch on the lip of the frame and a ridge on the bar where the pin would have been attached. It and the plate are now missing. The back of the frame is concave, and the outer edge is angled. The buckle frame has a dark brown patina. Length: 18.1mm; Width: 21.8mm; Thickness: 3.7mm; Weight: 2.27g
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-537903
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval cast copper alloy bar mount. It has a central lobe, with a hole, and two tapering bars of which only one survives. It has a terminal lobe which is pierced by a copper alloy rivet. The mount is mostly semi-circular in section, with a flat back; but the bars is faceted making it triangular in section. It is decorated with a raised ridge across each end of the bar. It dates from 1150-1350. See also PAS record IDs SWYOR-B04BD3, BERK-8CFC90 and KENT-D00533 for similar bar mounts. Also, Egan fig. 1154.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-4F2680
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast copper alloy Post Medieval mount. The object is in the shape of an acorn, with a length of stem projecting to the side of the acorn cup. The upper half of the mount represents the acorn and is separated from the lower half by two horizontal, parallel incised lines. The lower half of the body represents the acorn cup. There are two integral rivets on the reverse, one broken and one bent. This object was probably for mounting onto a strap, either a personal belt or a harness strap. Compare YORYM-258015.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-509C04
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kirklees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead alloy harness mount dating from about the late Post-Medieval to early Modern periods (1750-1900). The mount is a circular disc of lead alloy which is probably part of a Post-Medieval bridle boss. The edges have broken and crumbled; the body has been slightly bent out of shape. The front is decorated with a raised (probably applied) central scrollwork motif (possibly the letter S). The reverse has wear marks and the remnants of two spikes are present. The mount has a creamy brown and grey patina. A likely parallel for this object may be seen at PAS record ID: …
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-5041D2
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy unidentified object of probable Post Medieval date, with a thick shaft, and a hooked anchor-shaped zoomorphic terminal. The zoomorphic element appears to be of two bird, serpent or animal heads with a crest or mane on the back of the neck. An openwork triangle separates the two zoomorphic ends, formed from a rectangular sections bar joining the apes of the two beasts' necks. There are incised lines on the necks representing fur or feathers. The necks of the creatures come together in the central shaft which is D shaped in section. The end looks to have been cut …
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-4EC0D5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post-Medieval tombac (zinc and copper alloy) button that is probably 17th Century in date (about 1600-1700). The button has a raised centre and is surrounded by two raised circles. The back of the button head is flat; attached is a sub-square suspension loop with an off set perforation. The button has a medium green patina. Please see Bailey's (2004), Buttons and Fasteners, page 41, figure 9.4. Length: 10.5mm; Diameter: 12.4mm; Weight: 2.26g
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-4F7F17
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An complete cast copper alloy Post-Medieval buckle frame dating from about 1500-1650. The double loop oval frame has moulded knops at either end of a slightly recessed strap bar. The frame has been bent; the attached pin moves freely along the pin bar but has been worn to a point, no longer able to rest securely against the frame. The buckle frame has a light green patina flecked with dull yellow. Please see examples in Whitehead's (2003) Buckles, pages 54-55. Length: 17.5mm; Width: 22.8mm; Thickness: 5.3mm; Weight: 2.63g
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-4F0408
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Fragment of cast copper alloy Early Medieval brooch, either a cruciform or a small-long type dating from the 5th or 6th century. Only part of the lower bow of the brooch survives. There is a tapering flat area beneath the bow, decorated with two transverse grooves. Beneath this is a D shaped sectioned area, also decorated with three transverse grooves, with another flat area below that before the break. Part of the catchplate survives behind the upper flat area. The breaks are completely patinated. The brooch has a grey green patina, with possibly traces of a white metal coating or …
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 28th May 2014
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Record ID: SWYOR-4FFF97
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete strap fitting of the 'ball ended' type of late early-medieval to medieval date (c. 11th century). The plate is of openwork form, with two circular apertures between three rounded lobes at one end, and a rounded T-shaped hole at the other. The complete end of the item is formed by a horizontal bar with three equally-spaced three dimensional lobes along its length, the central lobe being slightly larger than the two at the corners. Between the circular holes and the T-shaped opening is a single small circular rivet hole that has been filled with corrosion or soil. Towards …
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: SWYOR-55A4B7
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy awl of probable Bronze Age date. The shaft is sub-rectangular in section and tapers in thickness towards both end, but in plan flares at one end and tapers at the other. One end is pointed, whilst the other is chisel shaped but rounded. The patina is brown and green and pitted. Compare SOM-7C6ED1 and BH-C6DC45.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-53C396
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman coin; a radiate, emperor unknown, probably dating from 260 - 275 AD.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-542798
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Caracalla dating from AD 202. VOT SVSC DEC PON TR P V COS reverse showing Caracalla standing left sacrificing out of patera over altar and holding book. Compare BUC-4DA2A4 which cites RIC IV, p. 222, no. 68 for reverse type.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-545727
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Roman Coin; a denarius probably of Caracalla, as Caesar (AD. 196-198). The reverse shows Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy, MARTI VLTORI. Minted in Rome, AD. 196-8. Compare DENO-133836 and BUC-06B854.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-538F83
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy buckle dating from the late 14th century. It is an example of Meols Type 10 which has an oval frame with an expanded outer edge decorated with a projecting knop at each end and three grooves across the outer edge. The bar is recessed and offset. The copper alloy wire pin is wrapped round the bar.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-552D48
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval Scottish coin; a penny of Alexander III (1249 - 1286 AD), second coinage (1280 - 1286), type D. The edge of the coin is damaged in one place. See Seaby Volume II number 5054.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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