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    • Created: Monday 7th May 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-FF5C84
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An early post-medieval French Shield jetton. Description: The obverse of the jetton shows a shield of France with three fleurs de lis, surmounted by a crown. There is an illegible legend around the margin. The reverse shows an imperial orb surmounted by a cross within an ornamental tressure that has three main arches. Again, there is an illegible legend around the margin. The jetton is very corroded and there is some damage around a ragged hole that may have, at some point, have been a piercing. Measurements: Diameter 27.88mm: Weight 1.51g. Discussion: These jetton types are classed…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-000629
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A silver Hammered Farthing, probably of Edward II c. 1307 - 1327 AD. Crowned bust facing with wedged drapery. Reverse with Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets to each quadrant. The coin is in fair condition with minor clipping.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-002092
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A Medieval lead alloy circular token c. 1300 - 1500 AD. One side has a long cross, raised at the centre with a single pellet to each quadrant. The reverse is blank. The surface has a dull grey/cream lead oxide coating.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-0034BA
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A very worn, pierced Late Medieval Rose/Orb jetton of an anonymous Nuremberg maker c. 1500 - 1585 AD. The obverse appears to have three crowns, alternating with three lis, arranged around a central rose. Reverse with Imperial orb surmounted by a cross within a tressure with three main arches. The legends are illegible with a corroded surface.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-006B59
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A portion of a four-part Alnage cloth seal from the reign of Charles II. One disc has a Crown with: CR: beneath and ENGLAND 1682 curved around the inside of a raised circular border. The other disc 3 also has a raised circular border in which the date 1682 is straight across the top, the initials could be EHMS with the numerals 1 -1/2 beneath, for the levy paid on the cloth. A similar seal is noted on page 203 of Geoffrey Egan's - Provenanced Leaden Cloth Seals, the seal is from Oxfordshire.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-00883B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A copper alloy Medieval Annular buckle with hinged pin on cross bar c. 1300 - 1500 AD. The ring has eight projections from the outer edge, three of the projections are damaged/missing. The buckle is sub-circular in profile. The pin has been incised post production with Roman Numerals of 'XV' with a possible 'I' following the 'V'. The surface has a mid-green patina with some copper oxide eruptions. See Marshalls Buckles Through the Ages p. 12 Type IIIB.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: BERK-00BC31
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete copper alloy Medieval decorated finger ring, probably c. 1400 - 1500 AD. The ring is composed of two elements, with the inner section having an applied outer ring with what appear to be talismanic, devotional, or Christian symbols/verse on six separate panels. Three of the panels are crafted as if an open book, the remainder are simple plaques with a curvilinear 'banner' on which there are black letter style inscriptions. The inscriptions are very indistinct and seemingly just random letters. There is some remnant evidence, that the ring was gilded. A similar ring in gold is…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-00E18D
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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An early Medieval iron angular blade spearhead with a split socket, classified by Swanton (1974) as a Class E2 type spearhead dating from the seventh century to later in the Anglo-Saxon period. Most of a rounded, split socket remains. The blade is broadly lozenged shaped with angular shoulders, with a short solid neck above the socket. The surface is heavily oxidised and fragile.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-00F8E6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A copper alloy fragment, probably from the bow of a great square headed brooch c. 450 - 600 AD. The bow has a central rib with panels either side containing asymmetrical, complex interlacing zoomorphic designs. The fragment has a deeply convex reverse and is roughly broken at the top and bottom of the bow. The surface has a mottled green-grey oxidation. Similar to fig 1.1.4.7-c from British Artefacts by Brett Hammond.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: BERK-011153
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A copper alloy cast Medieval - Post Medieval key c. 1500 - 1700 AD. The pin holds a simplistic bit with no key wards cut. The shank is then circular and collard at the terminal with the bow. The bow appears to be broken but clear signs of the break are now abraded smooth. The key has a brown/green patina with some surface erosion.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: BERK-012476
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A hammered silver sixpence of Charles I, struck under the King c. 1639 - 1640 AD. The obverse has the sixth bust of Charles I, denomination behind bust, legend around, mintmark of a triangle, above. The reverse has a flat-topped shield of arms over moline, legend around, mintmark above. The coin is worn and clipping to the rim. SP - 2817 group F.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: WILT-030285
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A complete medieval to Post medieval cast copper-alloy open thimble or sewing ring, dating to c AD1450 - 1600. The pits are hand drilled, and arranged irregularly in four concentric circles, with some misplaced. There is a narrow plain border at the base and a narrower one at the top. It is 10.72mm in height, 19.15mm in diameter at the base. tapering to 17.07mm at the top. It weighs 5.41g. Holmes (1988) notes the lack of evidence for open topped thimbles in Britain prior to c. 1450, and illustrates a similar example, dating to c. 1500 (fig. 4).
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: WILT-034DDB
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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An copper alloy double looped buckle, probably of late Medieval date, c. AD 1350-1500. The surviving fragment comprises of a single rectangualr loop with the central bar, the second loop is truncated by a break and although sub-rectangular, it has been deformed by the break and it is not clear if the two loops were symmetrical. The bar has a central constriction to hold a lost pin. It is 25mm in length (and would have been c28mm originally), 25.10mm in width and weghs 5.95g. Cf. although not all necessarily of the same form, Egan & Pritchard (1991: 101-103) publish buckles with …
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: WILT-0373D4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A complete medieval cast copper alloy single looped buckle, dating to c. AD1250 - 1400. The frame is D-shaped in plan, the outer edge expanding to a point with a slight notch to form the pin rest. The bar is flanked by knops. A simple copper alloy sheet pin survives in situ, with the sheet rolled to form the point. It is 18.18mm in length, 23.55mm in width and weighs 3.69g. cf. Meols type 3, for which no dated comparanda was known (Griffiths, Philpott and Egan 2007), based on its general form a 13th-14th century date range can be suggested.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: WILT-038F81
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A Medieval copper alloy mount, probably dating to c. AD 1150-1450. The mount comprises of a central circular boss with a convex front and concave reverse. The front of the boss is decorated with a series of transverse ridges, each scored perpendicularly creating a corded appearance. Expanding from either logitudinal end of the boss is a perforated circular lug, each holding a separately made copper alloy rivet in situ. The bar mount is 19.11mm in length, 10.57mm in width and weighs 1.99g. Two mounts of very comparable form can be seen illustrated by Egan & Pritchard (1991: 214, n…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: WILT-03DD5D
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete medieval copper alloy brooch dating to cAD1150 - 1250 . The object consists of a circular frame, now slightly distorted, with a thin rectangular cross section and two notches, on opposing sides of the frame. On a line perpendicular to these, two hooked projections expand outwards from the frame, both with a zoomorphic terminal. Dimensions: 33.84mm in length, 19.63mm in width, and weighs 2.34g. A similar artefact with a circular frame and opposing hooked extensions is illustrated in Saunders, 2012, Salisbury and South Wiltshire Medieval Catalogue, Volume 4, figure 13, nu…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: WILT-0432F3
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete post-medieval lead cloth seal, probably dating to c. AD 1550-1800. Disc-1 of a 2- or 4- part cloth seal. Disc-1 is stamped with an incuse T, whilst an incomplete privy-mark, stamped in low releif survives on the integral rivet. It is c 21.50mm in diameter, 3.0mm thick and weighs 4.9g. This was probably a cloth seal used by a weaver, dyer or searcher. The use of a privy or merchants mark suggests a broad late 16th to 18th century date. A number of comparable seals are published by Egan (1994: 181-183).
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-06A8AC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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A complete medieval silver cut half penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Voided longcross class 5 AD 1251-1272. Moneyer WILLEM, mint unknown. JJ North vol 1 1994, Page 226/227 Ref: 991/999 Weight: 0.5gms Diameter: 17mm
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 9th May 2018
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Record ID: IOW-07520C
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Medieval to post-Medieval copper-alloy purse bar (c. 1450-c. 1550). Williams 2018 Class A1. This fragment comprises of one incomplete arm only. The arm, circular in cross-section, projects from the jaws of an incomplete zoomorphic moulding. Double-stranded niello-inlaid cross-hatched decoration survives on both sides as well as the top. The narrowed end of the bar with its knop for securing the bar to the frame is missing due to a break. An incomplete sub-rectangular attachment plate projecting from the arm is parallel to the length of the arm. The attachment arm has t…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-098669
Object type: NAIL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A post-medieval, cast copper-alloy nail. Description: The nail has a square-section tapered shank and a round head. The lower half of the shank retains the remains of the timber object that it was hammered into. The wood fibres are clearly defined but stained green by the copper in the nail. Measurements: Length 28.02mm: Width/Diameter (head) 9.65mm: Thickness (shank) 4.33mm: Weight 3.15gms Discussion: Copper-alloy nails would be used in locations like flour mills where it was imperative to avoid striking sparks. Suggested date post-medieval, AD 1650-1850.
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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