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    • Created: Tuesday 9th December 2014
    • Primary material: Copper alloy

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Record ID: CORN-77AFD7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy rim fragment from a bowl or cooking vessel with an internally bevelled rim that is triangular in profile and flush with the upper edge of the vessel. The body of the vessel curves downwards slightly to suggest a reasonably deep straight-sided bowl or a deep straight-sided everted rim, as seen on cauldrons, and the curvature of the rim suggests a diameter of about 280 mm. The bevelled rim itself is 5 mm thick which then tapers to the body which is 3.6 mm thick. There are patches of burnt organic material on the exterior of the fragment, which suggests that the vessel …
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th December 2014
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Record ID: BM-75628C
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy Roman multifunctional eating utensil, dating to the second or third century AD. The handle is in the form of an elongated, crouching feline, probably a lion or panther, with front legs outstretched. The legs are set forward of and below the animal's head which has moulded ears, slight recesses for eyes and a groove showing the mouth. The elongated body behind is U-shaped in cross-section, the underside being recessed. Just over halfway along the animal is a slight bulge representing the creature's hind quarters and legs. The handles continues, terminating in a cresc…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: BM-749729
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy modified vessel mount, depicting a naked figure reclining under a tree, dating to the Roman period. The object is asymmetrical and teardrop shaped in plan. In section, it is approximately hemispherical in section. The underside of the mount is slightly convex and has a rough, scored surface, with traces of a white substance, possibly lead solder, attached to it. The mount is decorated with a cast figure, reclining right. The figure's right arm is resting behind his head, whilst the left arm is truncated, but is resting at the figure's side. The figure's left leg is tuc…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 4th June 2018
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Record ID: SF-735BB2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy buckle, probably a spur buckle, of Medieval date. It is in two joining fragments and is missing its pin due to old breaks. The buckle has an oval frame that is oval in section, with slight triangular projections where frame and integral plate meet. At the inner edge of the frame the plate has a large circular pin hole. The plate itself is rectangular in form, D-shaped in section and at the attachment end has a rectangular terminal with projecting triangular knop. At the centre of the terminal and at the centre of the plate close to the pin hole are sing…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-73471C
Object type: STUD
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy stud or rivet of uncertain Roman or later date. It has a dome-shaped head that has flat back and rounded front face, which is slightly faceted around its edges. At the centre of the back face is an integral shaft that is square in section and tapers to a sharp point. The entire object has a dark brown patina with some pitting in places. It measures 11.98mm in diameter, 12.67mm in height, and 1.70g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-733A7E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy double looped buckle frame of Post-Medieval date. One loop is mostly incomplete and the pin is missing due to old breaks. The surviving loop is oval in form and section, with an oval sectioned bar that has slight notches at each end separating the two frames. It measures 16.20mm in width, 14.45mm in length, 2.93mm in thickness, and 1.78g in weight. This buckle is of Post-Medieval date, c.16th-17th centuries AD.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-732B7E
Object type: STRAINER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete sheet copper-alloy handle attachment from a strainer or skimmer of probable late-Medieval to early Post-Medieval date. The base of the handle attachment and a small fragment of the skimmer itself survive, the remainder now missing due to old breaks. It has a flat, rectangular back plate that tapers to a rounded base. On the back face of this plate is a second rectangular plate of equal dimensions and form, but which projects at its centre to form a rectangular socket that runs the length of the plates and would have enabled attachment of a handle. The two plates are held…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-73082E
Object type: BRIDLE BIT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of late early-medieval (1000-1100) copper alloy bridle cheek-piece of Williams Type 2. It consists of long tapering projection ending in a rounded knob, and at the other end extending into an openwork design of three narrower projections around two semi-circular holes. The breaks at each arm are worn and old. The object is trapezoidal in cross-section, being flat to the underside with several grooves and rough to the touch. The object otherwise has a dark brown/ green, smooth and shiny patina. the edges are cut on a slight angle. The fragment measures 36.59mm in incomplete…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 13th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Midhurst', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7307E7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver plated denarius of Vitellius, reverse XV VI[...], tripod with dolphin and raven, weight 1.58g, c.AD69-100
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th December 2014
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Record ID: SUR-72C09D
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy early medieval strap end dating to the 9th century. The strap end has a debased head with the ears behind; the neck is slightly waisted. On the curving body is a six-sided panel which contains a sinuous interlacing beast whose tale ends in a scroll and whose head looks forward to the left, the mouth agape. A leg and foot can be seen adjacent to the lower part of the frame. The decoration has been inalid with what appears to have been niello, though now rather degraded. The bifurcated attachment end is a little broken.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th August 2015
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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: HAMP-72B994
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete unidentified object, very similar to BH-CA39C0. It comprises an incomplete copper-alloy ring, circular in cross-section (c.3mm diameter) and with a double moulded collar to one side from which extends a circular-section spigot, apparently tapering to a point. It measures 15.77mm in length, 15.27mm in max.width and 6.57mm in max.thickness (at the collar). It weighs 2.42g. Of BH-CA39C0 the authors write 'The form of this piece suggests it was probably a swivelling handle attachment, probably from a Roman metal vessel'.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Midhurst', grid reference and parish protected.


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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: SUR-72A237
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy early medieval strap end. The strap end is pointed and the bifurcating attachment end is largely missing. The zoomorphic head is debased; the ears are behind the head and are formed from four C shapes. The body is decorated with a single panel which is infilled with a grid arranged diagonally.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
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Record ID: BM-729DBC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-78), dating to AD 364-78 (Reece Period 19), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint of Arles or Lyon.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Godmanchester area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7297AA
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Broken fragment of a copper alloy jetton, Nuremberg Ship penny type with fleurs in lozenge on reverse type, further details illegible, c.1500-84
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
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Record ID: BM-728D24
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-78), dating to AD 364-78 (Reece Period 19), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Godmanchester area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-72893A
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy jetton of Hans Schultes III, Turbaned bust type, Mitchiner 1416 (same dies), 1608-12
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
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Record ID: NMS-727A03
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy jetton of Hans Schultes, Lion of St. Mark type, Mitchiner 1330 (same dies), 1553-84
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
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Record ID: BM-727855
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-78), dating to AD 364-7 (Reece Period 19), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint of Lyon. Probably LRBC, p. 51, no. 277.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 17th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Godmanchester area', grid reference and parish protected.


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