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    • Created: Wednesday 7th February 2018

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Record ID: PUBLIC-B57EEA
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Post Medieval circular trade weight of the reign of George III, or possibly the earlier part of the reign of George IV. This weight is circular in plan, sub-rectangular in cross-section and has a raised rim. The front has a single central incised circle around the centre. Overlying this circle are four stamped motifs: A letter 'A' for avoirdupois, the royal cypher 'G' surmounted by a crown, the sword of St Paul and an ewer denoting that the weight was approved by the Founders Company in London. The back has a central indentation and file adjustment marks. At 55.…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tarring Neville', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-B3DC8D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
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Three sherds of Roman wheel thrown mica speckled greyware ceramic vessel dating c.AD 125-300. Description: The sherds are all irregular body sherds with clear striations indicating they were part of a wheel thrown vessel. The fabric is very hard with some common mica speckling and fine black grit. There is little mica intrusion into the inner fabric. The sherds has very jagged edges and are a dark grey colour indicating a heavily reducing kiln atmosphere. Sherd 2 is slightly darker and has some geometric decoration Measurements: Sherd 1 : 30.37mm long, 25.6mm high, 7.02mm thick and…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B3BB85
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small sherd of probable Roman wheel thrown ceramic vessel dating. Description: The sherd is a medium sized rregular body sherd with clear striations indicating a wheel thrown vessel. The fabric is very hard with substantial mica speckling and with some mica intrusion into the inner fabric. The sherd has very jagged edges and is a dark grey colour indicating a heavily reducing kiln atmosphere, although the outside edge is browner particularly towards the base of the sherd while the upper edge is greyer. Measurements: 26.63mm wide, 41.96mm high, 4.85mm thick and 8.26g in weight. Dis…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B3893A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A rim sherd probably from a Roman ceramic drinking vessel of Patchgrove Grog-tempered ware. Description: The sherd represents part of the rim of a ceramic vessel with the rim surviving in full in one small place and not enough remains to suggest original diameter. The fabric has a light white brown outer colour and a light grey-blue inner with some brown mottling. The inclusions are profuse, poorly sorted, mixed rounded to sub-angular and up to 3.13mm in length grog (crushed pot) temper. Some other sparse heavily mixed small intermediate white clay and possible quartz inclusions also …
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: CAM-B361C5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large iron mount with three spearate iron rivets/nails of Medieval to modern date. This flat-topped sheild shaped mount weighs 1.8kg. The mount has a maximum height of 180.0mm and maximum width of 163.0mm. The front is slightly convex and decorated with a heraldic motif in relief which consists of a single central equal-armed cross. The cross has trefoil terminals at the end of each arm. A scallop shell motif is present at the centre of each trefoil terminal. A single slightly raised circle fills the central crossing point of the cross's arms. This has a diameter of 21.8mm. A hound'…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B34EE8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of wheel thrown ceramic vessel of Roman date c. AD 43 - 410, likely a mica dusted greyware cooking vessel dating to the period c. AD 125 - 300. Description: The vessel survives only as a body sherd with some rim at the top lip. The sherd has mixed variably spaced inclusions of small grit and quartz. and sparse specks of mica dusting. The sherd is unoxidised being ad dark grey throughout. The sherd likely relates to a cooking pot. Measurements: 34.05mm wide. 35.18mm high, 9.03mm thick and 12.20g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: WMID-B34C93
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman Trumpet brooch dating to AD 75-175. The remains consist of the bow. the foot is missing and the remaisn of the catchplate at the reverse are damaged. The bow is decorated at the upper section by three moulded horizontal ribs. The Reverse of the bow is flat apart from the broadly triangular in profile remains of the catchplate. The object has a dark green coloured patina across all surfaces. Mackreth (2011) illustrates similar examples on plate 82. The fragment measures 39.2 mm in length, 6.8 mm in width, 6.4 mm in thickness and weighs 4.7 grams. Mackreth, D.…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: WMID-B33044
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead, or lead alloy, spindle whorl of Roman to Post Medieval date (AD1 - 1650). In plan the spindle whorl is sub-circular. There is a circular perforation which is 8.9 mm diameter which is located in the centre of the whorl. Both faces of the object are very worn so it is difficult to establish if there was originally any decoration. The surfaces of the spindle whorl are a light cream colour. The faces are uneven, possibly due to damage in the plough soil. Spindle whorls are used for a long period of time and decorated examples are thought to date to the medieval to post-medie…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B31024
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-78), GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting emperor left with labarum dragging captive from left. Mint unknown, dating AD 364-378 (Reece period 19).
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B308C9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval short cross penny of John (1199-1216), class 5c - 6a2, struck by Ilger at London and dating to 1207-13. The coin is bent with a central ridge on the obverse between 4 and 10 o'clock.
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th February 2018
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Record ID: DEV-B30182
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy bucke plate, probably dating to c. AD 1200-1400. The buckle plate is sub-rectangular, comprising of copper alloy sheet cut into two oval lobes arranged longitudinally and divided by a transverse bar, with a second bar at the buckle end, with a smaller, plain rectangular back-plate connected by two rectangular arms which would have curved around the bar of the buckle. The buckle plate is perforated four times, twice on each lobe and with each retaining a separate copper alloy rivet. The backplate only reaches the intial rivets. The plate is undecorated. Dimensio…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B2FC05
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a post-medieval (c.1650-1700) four-part lead cloth seal, consisting of a square inner part ('disc' two or three) only. A fragment of connecting strip survives projecting from two opposing edges. It has a depiction to one face only, a letter V or perhaps a harp within a rope-like border. Several annulets are visible in the field surrounding the V/ harp, and within it are raised horizontal ribs (depiction of harps mroe usually have diagonal ribs filling the shape). It measures 15.2x13.2mm, is 0.9mm thick and weighs 1.20g.A similar harp, but with diagonal rib decoration, can…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B2EE97
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-70), dating to the period AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). [LIBERT] AVG reverse type depicting Libertas standing left holding pileus and vertical sceptre. Mint of Rome. As Normanby no. 783.
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B2E301
Object type: SCEPTRE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy socketed terminal or fitting of probable Roman date (AD 43-410) and of possible zoomorphic/ feline form. It has an old break across two projections (perhaps originally a loop or ears) at one end but is otherwise complete. The object is tubular in shape with the socket occupying roughly half of the length (with a depth of 16.2mm) while the rest of the object is solid; perhaps the solid end intended here to 'weight' the complete original object and give it balance. The object The socketed section has two piercings opposite to each other at the edge. These measu…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B2C70C
Object type: FIRE MARK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four fragments of decorative Royal Exchange lead fire mark of 18th century date. Each fragment is rather bent with post-depositional damage to the edges, and the original complete object would have been oval in shape with an openwork crown projecting above and a rectangular panel with the policy number extending below (http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/royal-exchange-assurance-lead-fire-marks18th-century-4375579-details.aspx). All fragments are flat to the reverse with raised and moulded decoration to the front depicting a figural scene that appears to broadly depict a votive or r…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th February 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-B2C065
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possibly incomplete or broken and complete copper alloy object of uncertain date, the metal and patina suggesting a late Iron Age or Roman date (100 BC - AD 410). The object consists of an oval section (20.7x16.7x8.2mm), its shorter ends truncated. In cross-section it is pentagonal/ triangular, with a flat underside and short vertical sides (c.2mm high) and a central ridge to the front, the sides sloping to either edge from this point. Beyond the truncated edges a flat 4.6x1.1mm tab extends, c.23mm to one side and c.30mm to the other, both curving behind the central oval and terminat…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hampstead Marshall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-B2BCD2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A late Iron Age or Roman (100 BC - AD 300) copper alloy and enamelled (or possilby glass-inlay) unidentified object, possibly a harness or cart fitting. The object consists of a flat, decorated and red-enamelled plate with a tubular attachment cast as one to the reverse. The plate is a rounded tear-drop in shape with an oval flanking the edge at either side of the pointed end. The oval consists of a stylised crescent, ends narrowing and touching with an off-centre red enamel setting within. The setting and the tips of the crescent are missing to one side. The body of the tear drop has …
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hampstead Marshall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-B26E39
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Chapter 3, Part 3, Group 4b, c.f. Mackreth Type 4b, Plate 46, AD c. 75-400. The axis bar and spring mechanism are almost complete, only the length of spring that passes above the coil and is held in place by a perforated lug is missing. The pin is also missing. The wings are cylindrical in plan with wing / end caps intact and the axis bar is visible as it has pierced the wing caps. The bow is hump like and is rounded at the upper section as it meets the wings. At the reverse of the head is the spring mechanism whic…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B26C36
Object type: TEGULA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two fragments of Roman ceramic tegula roof tile dating to 43-402 AD. Description: The fragments are from the same part of the tile and fit together. They include the flange. The outer face of the flange is very irregular and poorly finished. The surface is orangey red and the core is also orangey red indicating an oxidised core. Measurements: 90.08mm long, 90.21mm wide, 56.3mm thick (including flange and 475g in weight. Discussion: Tegulae along with imbrices are roof tiles which together produce an overlapping affect used commonly in ancient Greek and Roman architecture as a waterp…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: BM-B251D4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 367-378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. As RIC IX, p. 66, nos. 17b, 19a.
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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