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    • Created: Saturday 19th April 2014
    • Primary material: Copper alloy
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Record ID: CORN-2FF873
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy radiate, probably of Tetricus I (AD 271-4) (Reece Period 13), VICTORIA AVG, Victory advancing left. Normanby p. 195, no. 1457 passim.
Created on: Sunday 20th April 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 16th July 2014
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Record ID: CORN-2FC054
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy radiate of Probus (AD 276-282) (Reece Period 14), FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left holding two standards. Mint of Rome (RIE). RIC V, pt 2, p. 36, no. 170.
Created on: Sunday 20th April 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 16th July 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2DDCF5
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age to Roman (-100 to 200) cosmetic mortar: The copper alloy mortar is crescentic in profile and an elongated pointed oval in plan whose terminals are slightly bulbous knops. In section the mortar has a 'V' shaped section which is narrow and quite shallow. On the outer face of the mortar, at the apex there is an incomplete integral loop. The side faces are undecorated. The surface of the mortar has traces of a mid blue/green patina otherwise it is heavily abraded. It measures 39.09mm long, 5.34mm thick at the centre and weighs 3.4g. Cosmetic mortars such as this would have for…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2D9F51
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, West Midlands) type, cf. Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46, (AD c. 80-120): The brooch is copper alloy and incomplete. The wings are semi-cylindrical terminating with incomplete perforated wing caps. On both sides a ridge is present at the shoulder between the wings and the bow. The wings are undecorated. At the junction of the wings and bow head has the remains of an integral hook which would have held the chord in place. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and i…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 18th January 2017
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Record ID: WAW-2D6D14
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval (16th to early 17th century) clothing fastening, dress hook: The copper alloy fastening has a central, elaborately shaped and pierced plate, rectangular loop and incomplete hook. The rectangular loop is opposite the hook and plain. The central plate has a flat back and a shaped front. On the front is a central circular plate with a raised rim within which is a raised square piece with four pointed oval indents, one in each corner. Around the circular plate are six pierced oval loops (not all are complete) with pellets between them on the shaped outer edge. On the side of…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2D4AC2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (AD c. 69-96) T-shaped brooch: The copper-alloy brooch has a cylindrical crossbar with a copper-alloy axis bar within. The crossbar has a central slot on the reverse to allow the pin to be hinged, and only a fragment of the pin remains. The outer face of the wings is undecorated and are slightly incomplete. The bow protrudes from the centre of the cross bar and is slightly hump-like and is sub semi-circular in section. The bow and bow head are undecorated. The bow tapers to a blunt broken point above where the catchplate would have been. The brooch surface is slightly abraded an…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2D0463
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends type, West Midlands), Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46 of AD c. 80-120. The brooch is copper alloy and incomplete. The wings are semi-cylindrical terminating with perforated wing caps. The wings are undecorated. At the junction of the wings and bow head has the remains of an integral hook which holds the chord in place. The axis bar and spring are all iron, and there are probably 9 coils of the spring. The pin is missing. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is undecorated. The bow is sub-ova…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Record ID: WAW-2CC761
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman to Medieval (1st to 14th century) buckle plate: The buckle plate is incomplete and what remains is a sub-rectangular copper alloy sheet with one narrow edge having a stepped out edge on the sides, and the edge is folded over to the reverse, originally over the strap bar. The fold has a slender slot to allow for the pin. Within the fold there are traces of iron suggesting the buckle frame was iron. The body of the buckle plate is decorated with a ring and dot at each corner of the 'step' portion and then there are three notched grooves running the length of the plate to the broke…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2AB5D7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete later medieval or post-medieval copper-alloy annular buckle. The artefact consists of the buckle frame which is an annular double loop. The frame is slightly elongated, being an oval rather than a true circle. The fame is sub-rectangular in profile, having a flat back, straight inner edge, and a front face that slopes down to the rounded outer edge. The bar is thinner and of circular section, with shallow knops in the frame at either end. The buckle is slightly convex and the bar is set towards the front face. The metal is mottled green/brown with a patchy dark green pat…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Monday 4th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Ayot St Lawrence', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-29BD73
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy ('latten') spoon handle terminal of the baluster seal knop type. There is just a stub of the stem of the handle surviving: enough to show that its cross-section was sub-oval with a diameter of c. 5.66 mm. The knop begins with a shallow double circular collar; the baluster part then flares out to a width of 9.46 mm. Above the baluster are a further pair of collars, the upper larger and decorated with longitudinally incised lines. The knop then flares out into a sub-oval seal top, 13.61 by 12.40 mm, though now abraded, and flat on the upper side. This type of spoon knop w…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-28D264
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval copper alloy hooked strap fitting, probably a 17th century sword belt fitting. The mount has a raised round central plate decorated with an embossed design with traces of gilding: and an incised line running parallel to to the plate's edge now obscured by corrosion. At one end of the plate is a projecting oval flat knop with a circular hole in the centre filled with iron corrosion. At the opposite end of the plate is an oval-sectioned knop where the hook would have been now ending in a worn break. The mount is 40.26 mm long, 23.76 mm wide and 4.65 mm thick and weighs 5.1…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-285A75
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I 9AD 306-37), dating to AD 321-4 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting an altar inscribed VOTIS XX with a globe on top. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, cf. pp. 190-201.
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 29th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Codicote', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-271B26
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval cast copper-alloy spur rowel (c. 1500-c. 1700 AD). The rowel is slightly convex on both faces. It has seven evenly spaced points between each point, there is an incised line. This rowel is corroded and has traces of gilding. It has the remains of the iron rivet and can be seen on both faces. Maximum diameter: 25.83 mm; thickness: 4.15 mm. Weight: 3.3 g.
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-25FB36
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy domed / beehive thimble of Late Medieval dating (c. AD 1400 to c. AD 1550) The thimble is of the beehive or domed shape, and is sub circular in shape. A series of circular holes or indentations have been punched around the sides in horizontal and vertical lines. The indentations are in a circular pattern on the domed top. Two horizontal grooves are present as decoration just above the base of the thimble. The thimble measures 15.92 mm tall, 17.67 mm wide ay the bottom and 15.54 mm wide at the top. The walls of the thimble are 1.10 mm thick. It weighs 3.3 g. The…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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