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    • Created: Wednesday 5th February 2014

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Record ID: CORN-2C6321
Object type: TAP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy barrel tap missing its circular tap key, which would have slotted into the cylindrical socket or trunnion around the square pin inside. The key would have originally turned in the trunnion to allow the liquid to flow through an opening to the spout. The key opened and closed a valve, and below the socket the projecting housing in which the valve turned was adjustable by a slotted screw head. The barrel tap has a circular sectioned spigot which tapers towards the end for fitting into the barrel. The end is capped by a circular element with three perforation…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 11th February 2014
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Record ID: CORN-2C2DD5
Object type: TAP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy barrel tap, with a zoomorphic spout terminal and a wooden tap key with its terminal missing. The rest of the tap key is slotted into the copper alloy cylindrical socket or trunnion, visible through two opposing circular holes, 2 mm in diameter, in the trunnion. The key turns within the trunnion to allow the liquid to flow through an opening to the spout. The key opened and closed a valve, and below the socket the projecting housing in which the valve turned was adjustable by a riveted screw. The barrel tap has a circular sectioned spigot which tapers towar…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th February 2014
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Record ID: WAW-29F961
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval coin: penny of John (1199-1216) minted in Winchester by an unknown moneyer between AD 1204 and 1207. Class 5b: North No. 970.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 17th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-299C28
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-Medieval (19th century) fob seal. The gold (or possibly more likely gold-coated) fob seal is in the form of a standing owl, with an integral loop protruding from the top of the head. The owl stands on a thick rectangular platform which has rounded corners. The platform is trapezoidal in cross-section, and the sides are decorated with a moulded floral design. The underside has a gem or glass setting which is a dark green with red spotted inclusions. The setting is engraved with initials, an ornate A D. The surface of the seal matrix is shiny with areas of wear, but the base is sli…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th August 2016
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Record ID: NMS-2832F3
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a Roman copper alloy Umbonate plate brooch, the central boss with a minute fragment of the outer part, with two concentric rings of six formerly inlaid triangular cells around a central nipple. No enamel remains. Mackreth 2011, 164-5, Domed Boss type 6a or 6d. Extant diameter and width 16.5 and 20mm. 2nd century.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th February 2014
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Record ID: SUSS-280258
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to between AD 321-323 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting a globe above an altar inscribed with VOTIS XX. Probably mint of Trier. Missing information on the obverse legend and mint mark made full identification impossible. Note regarding mint: The mint seems to clearly be: (...)//.STR, however this is not an option according to the RIC. As the mint seems to indicate STR, it is assumed that the mint is likely to be Trier. Although pellets are seen following STR, no example was found with the pe…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th February 2014
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Record ID: NMS-27E5E2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete and abraded Roman copper alloy strap-mounted and skirted terret, the upper part of the rein ring and half of the skirt missing. Four radial grooves decorate the surviving half. Extant height and width 32 and 33.5mm. Mid 1st - 2nd century.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 1st October 2014
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Record ID: SUSS-27B6A1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very worn and extremely clipped Medieval silver long cross penny of possible Edwardian issue, c. AD 1279-1377. The entire legend on both sides has been clipped to the inner beaded circle, leaving no information regarding obverse or reverse legend or mint. The obverse depicts a crowned bust facing with bifoliate side fleurs, bushy hair and a pellet is visible by the neck on the right. According to Wren 1995, a pellet by the neck is used for pennies issued by Edward I (Class 10 ab) in London and an Irish issue of Edward IV. The detail on the other side of the neck is illegible. Ini…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th February 2014
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Record ID: SUSS-276A16
Object type: EAR RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver ear ring of probably 19th century date. The ear ring consists of a hollowed crescentic ear ring hoop, which is pointed oval in cross-section. The hollow ear ring hoop seems to have been formed around a shaft of probable silver. One end of the hoop is pierced with a small circular silver rivet, which holds the curved ear ring shaft in place; the shaft still articulates from this rivet-point and rests in the hollow opening of the other side of the hoop.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Friday 7th February 2014
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Record ID: IOW-276505
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and corroded Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy and gilded button brooch (c. 450 - c. 550). Suzuki Type B1, pers. comm. Seiichi Suzuki, 23/2/2014 (Suzuki 2008: plates, 68, 70, 71 and 79). This brooch is circular in plan and most of the upturned rim is missing. The pin is also missing. The upper surface of the brooch has a plain grooved border. Within the border is a central chip-carved anthropomorphic forward facing mask. The forehead or hair is a semi-circular shape. The eyebrows and nose are formed of a single element and the eyebrows are horizontal and the …
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 5th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-273782
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, hexagonally faceted handle with collar pierced terminal. A fragment of an iron chain link or suspension loop occupies the hole. Circular, diameter 18.5mm. Length / height 26mm. A cockerel walking left. * CROV ME DAI followed by a filler (Crow my day). This same legend has been recorded on matrices from Suffolk and Warwickshire (SF-6FB704 and WAW-A7F923), and on another from Merton, Norfolk (Rogerson and Ashley 2005, 735, no. 32). Its true meaning is uncertain. 14th century.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Monday 24th March 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-26E845
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Trumpet brooch of Roman date. The head is circular with an integral lug projecting from the reverse which accommodates an incomplete and corroded pin mechanism. Only two turns of the spring remain around a short length of axis bar and the pin proper no longer remains. The centre of the head extends into a circular sectioned bow which tapers in circumference to a worn break. Midway along the length of the bow is an elaborate, semi-circular acanthus moulding flanked by double semi-circular collars. The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The …
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th February 2014
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Record ID: WILT-26E0E1
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy late-Early Medieval to Medieval (c.AD 1000-1100) scabbard fitting, possibly a chape, missing the side and base bars.The fitting is zoomorphic, possibly representing a saddled horse or a winged animal (perhaps a mythical creature like a griffin) in profile. It is formed from a single plate that has been folded in half. The animal's tail/rear is at the bend. The ends of the plate have been riveted together and are in the shape of the animal's head. A close and almost complete parallel is LIN-E5C477, but the arrangement of this chape is the reversed. The head o…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Devizes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-26DF64
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy buckle, probably a spur buckle, of Medieval date. It has a D-shaped frame with straight rectangular outer edge with single projecting knops at each corner. At the inner edge of the frame is a large circular pin hole through which hinges a separately cast copper-alloy pin that is flat and triangular in form. The integral plate is rectangular in form and D-shaped in section, tapering to a trefoil or trifoliate terminal at the attachment end. It is decorated on its front face with two transverse ridges at the frame end, and an additional transverse ridge separating pl…
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-26DA24
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman radiate of Salonina (sole reign, AD 260-8), reverse: unclear standing figure. Probably Mint of Rome, Reece period 13. The coin is very worn with the slightest trace of silvering.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th February 2014
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Record ID: NMS-26D400
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy farthing of Charles I, further details illegible, 1625-34
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th February 2014
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Record ID: NMS-26C6C7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy token of Kings Lynn Corporation, Williamson 65, weight 2.23g, 1669
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th February 2014
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Record ID: SF-26B4E1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy fragment from the foot of a cooking vessel of later Medieval to Post-Medieval date. The foot is triangular in form and profile, with flat back face and flat underside. It tapers to an oval sectioned leg that has a vertical mid rib, terminating in old breaks just above the foot. The entire object has worn and possibly burnt surfaces. It measures 21.88mm in length, 23.63mm in width, 16.88mm in thickness and 30.55g in weight. This is a vessel foot, probably from a cooking vessel, of later Medieval to early Post-Medieval date, c.15th-17th centuries AD.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lavenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-26AF02
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II, small rose-orb type of Nuremberg, reverse GOTES SEGEN MACHT REICH type, further details illegible, 1586-1635
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th February 2014
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Record ID: NMS-26AC08
Object type: ROWEL SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a post-medieval copper alloy rowel spur, part of a D-sectioned side with a symmetrically set figure-of-eight terminal. Extant length 37mm. Width 12.5mm. Width of side 5.5 - 8.5mm. 17th - 18th century.
Created on: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th February 2014
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