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    • Created: Thursday 5th April 2018
    • Primary material: Copper alloy

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Record ID: WREX-6511C4
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy, shield-shaped, heraldic harness pendant of probable 14th-century date (c.1250 - 1450). The pendant is mostly complete apart from the suspension loop which is partially missing. An integral cast suspension loop located at the centre of the upper edge of the pendant is partially intact with traces of gilding. The loop is set at an angle of 90 degrees to the plane of the pendant. The pierced loop is incomplete. The front face of the pendant has a red field of enamel with a cross patoncĂ© at the centre.There are traces of gilding which suggests the cross was originally …
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-650616
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
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Unidentified copper alloy object with inlaid enamel and miliflori panels, initially thought to be a Roman seal box dating from 1st to mid 3rd century AD. The object is square in plan with two small rounded projections, one on each of the long sides. The upper surface has been divided into three rows of four square shaped cells.Each of the four corner cells contains a black and which chequer-board pattern of miliflori.The other cells are empty but may originally have contained coloured enamel. The underside of the object has a green/brown patina. Length: 14.04mm; width: 16.86mm; thic…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Oswestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-64EB7E
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post Medieval (15th to 16th century) scabbard chape: The front plate remains of a cast copper alloy composite chape. The plate is an elongated sub-triangle in plan and 'n' shaped in section. At the lower tip of the chape is a small knop. The upper edge has a sub-'W' shape. There is a single transverse ridge across the outer face, close to the upper edge. The reverse is undecorated and the lower portion of the chape has traces of a back plate. The chape has traces of a mottled dark green patina. The chape measures 50.52mm in length, 27.92mm width, and is 5.69mm thick. It we…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Studley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-64CBEB
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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Medieval to Post Medieval (c. 1100 until c. 1850) cooking vessel fragment: The fragment is sub semi-circular in plan which is thickened and an integral sub-rectangular, narrowed block at the lower edge. The lower portion has fine horizontal striations on the exterior and a smooth concave interior. The breaks are not recent. In the centre of the upper portion there is an elongated drop-shaped hole in the centre. This hole is where the handle or chain would be suspended from and the upper edge is worn. Just below the perforation, on one face there is a horizontal ridge which is triangula…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Studley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-64AC4A
Object type: RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age to Medieval (150 BC to 15th century) ring: A copper alloy sub-oval copper alloy ring with a bi-convex section with rounded corners. A small portion of the exterior edge is slightly straight which may be part of the casting process. The surface of the ring has an incomplete light brown patina. It measures 29.54mm long, 28.74mm wide and 3.39mm thick. It weighs 5.97g. Similar rings are illustrated in Jackson (1990) Nos. 152-155 which are described as harness fittings. There are possibly other uses of such a type of suspension loop, but these are also seen in the Medieval period…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
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Record ID: WREX-644E69
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy suspension mount for a harness pendant dating 13th -14th century. The mount has a slightly domed circular face with two suspension loops projecting from the lower surface and a stud, slightly off centre, on the reverse. The suspension loops appear to have been cast as an integral part of the object, and would have had an axis pin from which the harness pendant suspends.There are possible traces of the axis pin in one of the loops. Length: 21.7mm; width: 16.0mm; thickness including the stud: 10.5mm; weight: 5.1g. See LON-792357 on the database for a similar example.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Atcham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-644B77
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (AD c. 350-450) an incomplete cast copper-alloy buckle with a zoomorphic frame. The frame is almost complete. It is a sub D-shape with a slightly narrowed strap bar. The loop opposite has a moulded notch with fine ring-and-dot motif either side. The exterior edge of the corners has a flat projection with abraded edges which would have been a horse. The other corner is broken, but not recently. The reverse is undecorated. The pin is moulded and curled around the frame. The terminal of the pin is slightly swollen and tapers to a blunt point. The surface of the frame has a light-gre…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Studley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-643C29
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy suspension mount for a harness pendant dating 13th -14th century. This mount has a slightly concaved rectangular face with two suspension loops projecting from the lower surface and two studs on the reverse. The suspension loops appear to have been cast as an integral part of the object, and would have had an axis pin from which the harness pendant suspends. There appears to be some traces of gilding on the right-hand loop.On the reverse are two sub-rectangular studs projected out for the head of the mount. Length: 18.3mm; width: 16.6mm; thickness including th…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Atcham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-642814
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early post-medieval cast copper alloy dress fastener (the loop or eye section of a two-part clasp), similar to Class A as defined by Read (2008, 164). The object is oval with two rectangular projections on either side.There are three rounded attachment knops - one at the end of the oval, and two either side of the rectangular 'eye' which is broken.The central oval has relief moulded decoration, which appears to be a cherub face with scrolls either side.The reverse of the object is undecorated. Length: 35.3mm; width: 21.3mm; thickness: 1.4mm; weight: 4.4g
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Atcham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-63C941
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy trade token dating c.1663.Obverse appears to have the cordwainers arms at the centre with the legend CONSTAN[TINE OVERTON].The reverse has the lettering HIS HALF PENY at the centre with IN SALOP [1663] around the edge. (Williamson 1891, 963 No. 84). Diameter: 17.4mm; weight: 1.6g
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Atcham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-63A70E
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A virtually complete copper-alloy sheet-metal bell dating to the later Medieval or early Post-Medieval periods, c. 1400-1550. The bell itself is made of three constituent pieces and is spherical in form- the two halves of the body are hemispherical in plan and have been soldered together at a ridged seam running around its circumference. At the apex of the bell is a suspension loop made from a flat rectangular piece of copper alloy sheet, which has been inserted into a hole in the top of the bell and subsequently soldered on. The sound holes and connecting slit have been cut into the l…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nayland-with-Wissington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-63928D
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy openwork hooked tag, rectangular loop, as Read 2008 early post-medieval single sharp-hooked clasp Class E, Type 2, nos. 317-8. Hook missing. Width 11mm. Extant length 19.5mm. 16th century.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WAW-638C71
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A copper-alloy sesterius or as dating to the first to mid third centuries. Unknown Reece period. The reverse type is illegible. Probably mint of Rome.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Studley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-637A84
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy collar originating from a knife and dating to the later Medieval or early Post-Medieval periods, c 1400-1550. It is sub-rectangular in plan and 'D' shaped in section, with a large central rectangular aperture where the collar would have slipped onto the blade and a deep slot on one side. Preserved in good condition with an even green patina, it measures 9.86mm long, 15.12mm wide, and 7.87mm thick. It weighs 3.23g. A number of similar knife collars have been recorded on the PAS database, these include LEIC-5F5A53, LEIC-933794 and LEIC-932A96.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke-by-Nayland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-636F5E
Object type: DIVIDERS
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy zoomorphic spindle from a pair of dividers in the form of a bird perched on the top of a shaft. The pointed oval head has a blind hole drilled on either side of the head The wings are splayed out from the body and slightly recessed. The body tapers into the tail. The feathers on wings and tail are both indicated by a series of fine engraved lines. The integrally cast cylindrical shank exhibits a vertical perforation 5mm long. The tip exhibits a circumferential grooved collar. A similar example with a bovine-headed terminal was found in Suffolk in 2004 (SF-A3C1A5).
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
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Record ID: DENO-636300
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman sestertius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 132-134 (Reece period 6). FELICITATI AVG COS III P P S C reverse type depicting galley travelling right with oarsmen and steersman, standard on prow. Minted in Rome. RIC II, p. 431, no. 703e. Diameter: 31.1mm; Thickness: 3.8mm; Weight: 23.6mm.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 4th June 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WAW-633F6B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: nummus of Maximian I (AD 286-310), dating to the period AD c. 302-303 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Minted in Trier. RIC VI, p. 196, No. 508b.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WREX-631249
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy sestertius of Trajan (AD 98-117), probably dating to the period AD 104-111 (Reece period 5) Obverse has Laureate bust right with drapery on left shoulder with the legend IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS (V P P). Reverse has Roma helmeted and in military dress seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and vertical spear, helmet under right foot, head in helmet under left, by cuirass one round and two oblong shields.Legend reads S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, S C.Mint of Rome. As BMC, p. 165, no. 780; RIC II, p 279, no. 489. Diameter: 33.35mm; weight: 26.8g
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Atcham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-62EE73
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy object, possibly part of a tankard handle dating to the Roman period. The object comprises a plate which is tongue-shaped in plan and slightly convex in section. Two openwork extensions originally extended from each of the long sides of the plate, of which only a small portion of one remains. The upper surface of the plate is decorated with two marginal ribs, each flanked by two grooves. There are corrosion products and possible lead solder adhering to the underside of the plate. The object measures 45mm in length, 34mm in width and 2mm in thickness.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-628373
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper alloy finger ring dating to the period c. AD 43 - 409. Less than half remains. The loop expands from a worn break into the shoulder which exhibits a lenticular moulding below a narrow transverse collar followed by a domed oval boss. On the other side is a second transverse collar followed by a break.
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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