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    • Created: Wednesday 10th January 2018

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Record ID: LANCUM-6932FD
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Probably a Post Medieval copper alloy weight. The object is circular in plan and one face is concave. Possibly an imitation of an official trade weight. The marks usually found on such weights are missing from this example and this also makes it difficult to assign a period of manufacture. Probably dates to between c1500 and c1800 AD, but could well be earlier. The diameter is 36mm and the weight 23.92g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-692131
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Post Medieval copper alloy key probably for a barrel tap. There is a projecting tag near the wards which would be unusual for a barrel tap key so the possibility exists that it may have had some other function, for example, winding a clockwork mechanism. It has an oval bow. The terminal at the end of the shank has a small lengthways rectangular flange on either side and short projecting tab at the end that is curved back at an angle to the shank. Probably dates to between c1750 to c1900 AD. The length is 47mm, width is 25mm and the weight 6.31g Similar objects on the data base includ…
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-691425
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Post Medieval copper alloy buckle. It is an asymmetric double loop in plan with lobed nops at either end of the strap bar. The tongue is absent. It shares similarities with Whitehead's No.304 but is squarer in form. Dates to between c1500 to c1650 AD. The length is 36mm, width 32mm, and the weight 8.62g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-690BC7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Post-medieval copper alloy shoe buckle. It is undecorated & rectangular in plan and is similar to Whitehead's No.665. The spindle and tongue are absent. Dates to between c1720 to c1790 AD. The length is 49mm and the width is 43mm.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-68ECD4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Post Medieval copper alloy one piece button, sometimes known as tombac or dandy buttons. It is flat and circular in plan with a soldered shank on the back. The outer face is decorated with a finely incised feathered border. The back has the remnants of a central loop for thread. There is some damage to the edge of the button. The button has a remnant coating, probably some form of white metal. It probably dates from between c1675 and c1800 AD. The diameter is 27mm and the weight is 4.52g. Similar records on the database include NLM-F80432.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-68E1E2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Post Medieval copper alloy one piece button, sometimes known as tombac or dandy buttons. It is flat and circular in plan with a soldered shank on the back. The outer face is decorated with a machined pattern consisting of an outer stylised flower around a central stylised star, sunburst or flower. The back has a central loop for thread. The button has a remnant white metal coating, possibly a silver wash. It probably dates from between c1675 and c1800 AD. The diameter is 28mm and the weight is 4.11g. Similar records on the database include YORYM-76C531 and LANCUM-83C68A.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-68D784
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Post-medieval lead or lead alloy toy whirligig or buzz disc. The toy consists of a flat disc of sheet lead alloy, or lead, with a serrated edge though this is now almost completely lost. The whirligig has two adjacent sub oval string holes near the centre. A similar whirligig is been recorded in Forsythe and Egan (2005), page 390, No 13.8. Dates to between c1600 and c1900 AD. The length is 47mm, width is 41mm and the weight 33.07g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-68BC9C
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman to Post Medieval bell shaped lead-alloy or lead suspended weight. At the apex of the 'bell' are the remnants of the trapped iron suspension loop. Hard to date with any precision but it probably dates to between c43 and c1750 AD. The height is 39mm, diameter is 26mm and the weight is 104.52g. Similar records on the database include SUSS-A5CAE4 and LEIC-074C28.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-68A493
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval to Modern lead alloy palm guard or needle pad. It is more or less circular in plan. Objects like this would have been wrapped in cloth then strapped to the hand to protect the palm when tightening cord or using awls and punches in an industry such as leather working or sail making. Palm guards of this design are thought to have been cast on occasion in oyster shells. Dates to between c1600 and c1970 AD. The diameter is 40mm and the weight is 94.85g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-6870B9
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lancashire
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Probably a Roman copper alloy key. It has a round bow which is now cracked through in one place. The shank is circular in section and terminates in a simple 'L' shaped ward. Some of the ward & shank has been lost. Its overall appearance is typical of medieval key but the wards are at right angles to the loop which is more a typically Roman characteristic. Probably dates to between c43 and c410 AD. The length is 39mm, width 16mm, thickness 15mm, and the weight 5.67g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-686660
Object type: CLASP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval to Modern copper alloy clog clasp. Sub rectangular in plan and a shallow curve in section with the outer face being convex. It is plain and undecorated, making precise dating problematic. Dates from c1750 to c1970 AD, probably from the 1840s to the 1920s. The length is 28mm, the width 17mm, and the weight is 1.77g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-68419D
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Medieval copper alloy harness ring. It is a cast ring, originally faceted in section but now with localised areas of and wear. Probably dates to between c1200 to c1500 AD. The diameter is 27mm and the weight 4.82g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LON-67E4CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete and worn Roman copper-alloy as of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period c. AD 72 (Reece period 4). S C in the field reverse type depicting an Eagle standing front on globe, wings outstretched, head right. Mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 145, no. 1202. Obverse description: Laureate bust right. Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG COS IIII Reverse description: S C in field; an Eagle standing front on globe, wings outstretched, head right. Dimensions: diameter: 29.91mm. weight: 9.17g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-67AC24
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I. Dated 1574. London (Tower) mint. Eglantine initial mark both sides. Second Issue; North 1997. Obverse description: Crowned bust left; rose behind head. Obverse inscription: ELIZA[BETH D G] ANG FR ET HI REGINA. Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend; date 1574 above shield. Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/[IVTORE/]M MEV (I have made God my Helper). The coin is very worn on the obverse and there is break through three-quarters of the diameter of the coin.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 30th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Hoathly', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-65505F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Worn and corroded long cross penny of Edward II. Class 10cf5a2, London mint. Obverse; EDWA [R A]NGL DN[S hYB]. Reverse; CIVI/[TAS]/LON/DON. North 1043/1. Circa 1309-1310 AD.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
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Record ID: SF-64C272
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 324-30 (Reece period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse type, depicting a camp-gate with two turrets; star above. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-649511
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, dating to the period AD 323-4 (Reece period 16). SARMATIA DEVICTA reverse type, depicting victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, pushing captive to right. Minted in Trier. RIC vol.VII, 201, no.429
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-649141
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman nummus, dating to the period AD 324-5 (Reece period 16). ALAMANNIA DEVICTA reverse type, depicting Victory advancing right, holding trophy, palm-branch, spurning captive seated on ground to right. Minted in Sirmium. RIC vol.VII, 475, no.49
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-648D13
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 320-1 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type, depicting two captives seated under trophy, or standard inscribed VOT / XX. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-645998
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 348-51 (Reece period 18). FEL TEM REPARATIO reverse type, depicting a phoenix on globe. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet', grid reference and parish protected.


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