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    • Created: Saturday 9th August 2014

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Record ID: SWYOR-681ABA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman headstud brooch dating from AD 75 - 200. It has tubular wings with a slot for the hinged pin. The pin and axis bar are missing. There is a vertical ridge on the head; a pseudo forward hook. The oval headstud is integral and has a hollow centre, possibly once enamelled. The lower bow tapers to a point and the foot is missing. The brooch is very corroded with a light green patina. It is 25.35mm long, 16.3mm wide and 11.63mm thick. 4.13g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Saturday 9th August 2014
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Record ID: SWYOR-68007B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy attachment lug from a late medieval chafing dish handle, dating from about AD 1400-1600. It is rectangular in section and consists of an oval loop with an off-centre circular perforation which has worn through on one edge. The stem is waisted. In the centre of the base of the lower part are the remains of a short, integral rivet. The lug has a grey green patina. It is 30.4mm long, 14.54mm wide and 8.37mm thick. 12.67g. Compare LIN-0CF4AF.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Saturday 9th August 2014
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Record ID: SWYOR-67DAED
Object type: NAIL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large wrought iron nail of unknown date. It is rectnangular in section, tapering to a wide point. The head is slightly convex and seems to have been T shaped, but with the arms folded down flat against the shaft of the nail. The folds in the metal are clearly visible. It is 170mm long, 14mm wide and 10mm thick. 59.9g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Saturday 9th August 2014
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Record ID: SWYOR-678FE2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman knee brooch dating from about AD 150 - 250. It has a tubular head which is half open and contains the corroded remains of an iron spring. The bow is rectangular in section and has a raised ridge across each end of the upper bow. There is also a rideg across the reverse of the bow at the top of the lower bow; this is recurving, but the lower end and the foort are missing. The brooch has traces of silvering. The brooch is evry similar to number 1227 on page 335 of Hattatt's Visual Catalogue. It is 29.46mm long, 16.14mm wide and 10.85mm thick. 6.53g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Saturday 9th August 2014
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Record ID: NMS-6746FA
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Squashed and split copper alloy hand-drilled or punched thimble. Sides taper inwards from an originally circular (now ovalled) open base to a slightly flattened but smoothy curving enclosed crown. The top has a central tonsure with a spiral of shallow hand punched or drilled circular pits that continue over the top and down the sides to the base. There is a narrow unpunched circumferential band at the base. The form suggests the thimble is late Medieval and dates from circa 15th century AD. The thimble is 16.3 mm tall, 1.2mm thick and weighs 3.47g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: IOW-665318
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337) dating to the period AD 323-324 (Reece period 16). CAESARVM NOSTRORVM reverse type depicting wreath enclosing VOT / X. Mint of Lyon. Mintmark: • • // PLGC Obverse: CONSTANTIN(VS IVN NOB C); Laureate, draped and cuirassed left Reverse: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM; Wreath enclosing VOT / X Diameter: 18.3mm. Weight: 1.89g. DA=12:6. RIC VII, p. 135, no. 220
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-66263E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete, worn and corroded Roman copper-alloy nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305), struck after his retirement in AD 307 and dating to AD 307 (Reece period 15). QVIES AVGG reverse type depicting Quies standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. London mint. Mintmark: -//PLN Obverse: [D N DIO]CLET[IANO P F S AVG]; Laureate bust right in imperial mantle, holding olive-branch and mappa Reverse: [QVIE]S A[V]G[G]; Quies standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre Diameter: 25.4mm. Weight: 3.69g. DA=12:6. RIC VI, p. 129, no. 81
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2016
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Record ID: IOW-658A54
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete, corroded and illegible Roman copper-alloy radiate or nummus of uncertain type dating to the period c. AD 260-402. Obverse and reverse illegible. Diameter: 20.2mm. Weight: 3.01g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Saturday 16th August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-6524F4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete possible Roman vessel lead repair pot mend (AD 43-409). It consists of two integral sub-oval 'plugs' which enclosed pottery (now missing). One plug measures 12.7 x 8.6mm and the other plug measures 11.9 x 10.0mm. Due to the absence of any ceramic material it is difficult to ascertain the date of the object. However, a tentative Roman date is offered considering other finds made in the vicinity. This pot mend has a buff patina. Length: 12.7m; width: 10.0mm; thickness: 7.4mm. Weight: 3.68g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-642116
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Roman copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361), dating to the period c. AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). Unclear reverse type depicting two Victories facing, each holding wreath. Mintmark: - // [...] Obverse: [...]; Bust right Reverse: [...]; Two Victories facing, each holding wreath Diameter: 10.6mm. Weight: 0.54g. DA=12:12.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-63E573
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 319-320 (Reece period 16). VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP or similar reverse type depicting] two Victories holding wreath, inscribed V[ ] / P [ ], over altar (apparently with cross). Prototype Mint Unclear. Mintmark: -//[ ] Obverse: [ ... ]; Unclear laureate bust right Reverse: [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP or similar]; Two Victories holding wreath, inscribed V[ ] / P [ ], over altar (apparently with cross). Diameter: 13.5mm. Weight: 1.23g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-63BE38
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete and illegible Roman copper-alloy nummus dating to the period AD 330-402. Obverse and reverse illegible. Obverse: [ ... ]; Illegible Reverse: [ ... ]; Illegible Diameter: 7.6mm. Weight: 0.66g.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Friday 22nd August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-632E04
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver Series E VICO variety 2 'Porcupine' Type sceat (c. 675-c. 750), probably minted in the Netherlands (North 1994: 60, plate 1, ref: 45; Abramson 2006: 12 and 87). Obverse: Quilled crescent enclosing bars Reverse: Square standard with beaded border, annulet at centre with letters VIC, symbols outside standard Diameter: 11.9mm. Weight: 1.01g. North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London. Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing…
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th August 2014
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Record ID: IOW-62E90A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, slightly bent and possibly clipped post-Medieval silver half groat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), minted at Canterbury under Archbishop Thomas Cranmer between 1533-1544 (North 1991: 112, ref: 1804). Mintmark: Catherine wheel. Obverse: hEnRIC VIII D G[ ]; Crowned portrait of Henry VIII right Reverse: CIVI/TAS/CAn/TOR (double saltire stops); Long cross fourchée over royal shield, T C (Thomas Cranmer) beside shield Diameter: 18.4mm. Weight: 1.22g. DA=12:1. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-623875
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval cast lead or lead alloy circular double-sided token (c. 1500-c. 1850). Powell Type 31. The token has raised designs on both sides: a pellet within a circle on one side and an indeterminate design on the other side. This token is worn and has a buff patina. Length: 21.3mm; width: 15.8mm; thickness: 3.4mm. Weight: 4.01g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are ge…
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-61ADBB
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval cast copper-alloy oval buckle (c. 1660-c. 1720). The terminal of the chape is missing. The undecorated frame is oval in plan, convex at the front and largely concave at the rear. The drilled hole at each side of the frame accommodates a separate iron spindle for the separate iron pin and chape. A detailed description of these three iron components is not possible as they are obscured by corrosion overall. There is no pin rest on either outer edge. At the front the frame is light green with patches of a darker green patina. The rear face has light g
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-6141CF
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete flint scraper of possible Neolithic date. This tool, made on a primary blade, is sub-rectangular in plan and 'D'-shaped in cross-section. The convex dorsal face is mainly covered with coarse buff cortex and its distal end has been retouched with short, abrupt and semi-abrupt, parallel removals. There is a notch on the left side (as viewed). The ventral face is largely flat and has a shiny dark grey surface with creamy mottling. It has a bulb of percussion and a percussion scar but has no ripples. There is no gloss or visible wear and no indication of re-use. Hei…
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-5DE2C6
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy drees hook dating to the post-medieval period. The body consists of a central berry-like cross-hatched motif in a V-shaped moulding surrounded by an openwork rosette; there is a fleur-de-lis motif at the edge of the integral rectangular loop. The reverse is flat, and is only punctuated by the eight perforations of the openwork rosette: four each side of the central lobe, the lowermost far larger than the others. The hook is D-shaped in cross-section, with a rounded front. The metal has corroded to a dark-green colour with small patches of off-white corrosion product on…
Created on: Saturday 9th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Hill', grid reference and parish protected.


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