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    • Created: Tuesday 9th December 2014
    • Institution: WILT

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Record ID: WILT-72BF24
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy medieval seal matrix dating to the period c. AD 1250 - 1300. The seal matrix is a pointed oval shape and features a D-shaped integral pierced lug on the reverse. There is a longitudinal ridge extending from the bottom of the pierced loop to the tip of the seal matrix on the reverse. The matrix depicts a pelican in her piety, the pelican piercing its own breast to feed its chicks in a nest below, the nest resting in the upper branches of a larger branch. Surrounding the central motif is the legend [...] DEVM TIM ET The pelican in her piety is a motif known to be a sym…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 14th October 2015
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Record ID: WILT-72A674
Object type: PRICK SPUR
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy fragment of a possible prick spur of uncertain date (possibly medieval to post-medieval - AD c.1100-c.1700), missing all but the goad and a length of the shaft connecting it to the back of the spur. Overall, the fragment measures 29.7mm long and 11.0mm in diameter. It weighs 6.11g. The goad is conical with a slightly flattened point. It measures 12.8mm long and 11.0mm in diameter. The shaft is circular in cross-section and measures 17.1mm long and 3.8mm in diameter.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Deverills', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-728166
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver medieval cut short-cross halfpenny of Henry III. Henri moneyer, Canterbury mint (AD 1217-1242; Class 7a-7c; North 978-80).
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chirton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7263EE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry V (1413-1422), minted at London. Initial mark: pierced cross pattée (North 1991: 72, ref: 1409)
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chirton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-725319
Object type: BRACTEATE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bracteate of probable post-medieval date (c. AD 1550 - 1700). The bracteate is ovular in shape with an impressed design of a stylised castle with a crown in the centre flanked by the initials S and M surrounded by a pellet border. The bracteate measures 14.69mm in diameter, is 0.71mm thick and weighs 0.23g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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Record ID: WILT-722A7C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A clipped and bent silver post medieval probable sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to AD 1580. Second coinage. Rose behind the head and date above the shield. London (Tower) mint. Long cross initial mark. North 1997.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chirton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7225AA
Object type: AWL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman to medieval (AD c.43-c.1500) awl. Overall, the awl measures 48.3mm long, 5.5mm wide and 5.2mm thick. It weighs 4.69g. The awl is rectangular in cross-section for half its length and circular in cross-section for the other half. Each half narrows to a point. The rectangular cross-sectioned part would have formed the tang and would have been inserted into a handle and the other point would have been the functional end.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 15th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Deverills', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-721268
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A tinned copper alloy medieval buckle with integral plate dating to the period c. AD 1250 - 1450. The buckle frame is D-shaped and thickens on the outermost edge into a triagular projection which functions as the pin rest. This features a horizontal groove. The buckle frame features a knop on either side at the point where the pin bar is situated. One is complete and one is incomplete due to an old break. The pin is wrapped around the pin bar and terminated in an old break. On either side of the pin the integral split end strap bar is wrapped around the pin bar. The strap bar tapers s…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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Record ID: WILT-71EC65
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Roman siliqua of the House of Theodosius, dating to the period AD 379-402 (Reece Period 20-21). Uncertain reverse type depicting Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear. Uncertain mint. The coin has been heavily clipped.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Deverills', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-71DFAB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A contemporary copy of a copper alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). AEQVITAS AVG reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chirton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-71DE7D
Object type: ANNULAR BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy medieval annular brooch dating to the period c. AD 1250 - 1450. The brooch comprises an ovular frame with bevelled edges and incised with a series of grooves around the entirety of the obverse of the frame. The reverse is undecorated. The pin features an integrally cast perforation, the ends of which have been overlapped to close around the frame. It features a small knop on either side of the loop and then tapers to a point. The brooch measures 28.21mm in diameter (internal diameter 24.14mm), is 1.74mm thick and weighs 2.31g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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Record ID: WILT-71B862
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver penny of Charles I dating to the period AD 1625 - 1649. Mint of London.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Easterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-71A33D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver plated copper alloy contemporary copy of a silver Roman siliqua of Valens, prototype dating to the period AD 364-367 (Reece Period 19). RESTITVTOR REP (for REIP) reverse type depicting the emperor standing, head left, holding labarum and Victory on globe. Prototype Mint, probably Lyon or Arles. The mintmark ends with * , but this apparently not recorded on any siliqua of this type.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Sunday 17th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Deverills', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-71971C
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy medieval strap slide dating to the period c. AD 1300 - 1400. The strap slide consists of a rectangular frame with one side expanded out into a six-sided lenticular shape. This slide is slightly convex and has an incised groove running around the edge of create a border. There are incised parallel lines visible on several of the surfaces of the strap slide which may be tool marks. The object has a dark green shiny patina. The strap slide measures 24.84mm in length, 9.81mm maximum width, 3.32mm minimum width and weighs 5.73g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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Record ID: WILT-71944E
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy uniface coin weight, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1350 to c. AD 1550). The weight is sub circular in plan and the obverse face has a moulded design consisting of a fleur de lis / lys, with a pellet border. The reverse face is plain and undecorated. The coin weight has a diameter of 14.25 mm and is 2.70 mm thick. It weighs 2.96 grams. Withers & Withers (1995, 33) suggest that the fleur de lis / lys was used in both England and France for a florin between c. AD 1350 and c. AD 1550. Two similar coin weights have been recorded on the PAS
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Easterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-713199
Object type: GAMING PIECE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A glass Roman gaming counter dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The counter is ovular in shape and convex. The reverse is slightly dished. The counter is a very dark opaque blue/black and features a central inset spot of red glass surrounded by three irregularly sized spots of white glass on the upper face. The underside of the gaming counter features a number of air holes from the manufacture process. Cf. HESH-5792F7 for a similar example on the database. Cf. Crummy, N, 1983, Colchester Archaeological Report 2, p. 92 - 93, fig. 95.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
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Record ID: WILT-712E1E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver contemporary copy of a Roman siliqua of Julian II ('the Apostate'), dating to the period AD 355-363 (Reece Period 18). Reverse type depicting VOT / V / MVLTIS / X enclosed within a wreath. Copying uncertain mint.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Deverills', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7090B6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver plated copper alloy contemporary copy of a silver Roman denarius of Geta (as Caesar), dating to the period AD 198-209 (Reece Period 10). Uncertain reverse type depicting a female figure standing left, holding a cornucopiae. Uncertain mint. The obverse and reverse types might be based on different coins.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'The Deverills', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-708EB9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age La Tene I brooch dating to the period c. 400 - 200 BC. Only two loops of the pin remain wrapped around the remains of the copper alloy axis bar. It terminates in an old break. The pin is missing. The bow arches upwards from the head and is cylindrical in cross-section. The bow is undecorated. It then arches downwards into the foot which terminates in a curled catchplate. The brooch measures 31.48mm in length, 6.05mm maximum width, 2.87mm minimum width and is 6.46mm thick. It weighs 3.36g. Cf. Hattatt, R, 2007, p. 288, nos. 221 & 724.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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Record ID: WILT-703FBC
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Neolithic polished greenstone axehead dating to the period c. 4000 - 2500 BC. The axehead is trapezoidal in shape and widens from the butt end to the blade. It tapers in thickness from the butt end to the blade. The axehead has an ovular cross-section at the butt end and a lenticular cross-section at the blade end. The butt end of the axehead was broken off in antiquity and the remaining fragment reused. The butt end appears to have been used as a hammer stone. There is evidence of pecking on this surface and it is slightly rounded. The cutting edge of the blade has been…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
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