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Record ID: IOW-0D0399
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete and corroded Medieval circular unifaced coin-weight for a ryal (rose noble), c. 1464-c. 1471. Withers and Withers 1995: 36, 68. The weight has a raised border at the front. The front is stamped with a crown at the 12 o'clock position and a rose at the 6 o'clock position. The rear is heavily grooved or filed with a bevelled border. This coin weight has a dark green patina. Diameter: 15.7mm; thickness: 2.7mm. Weight: 2.03g. (31.6 grains). This is a British coin weight for a ryal (rose noble), falling below the standard 120 grains for this type. The condition of the weig…
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 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-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-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-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-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: 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-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-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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