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    • Created: Friday 22nd June 2018
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    • Primary material: Copper alloy

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Record ID: HESH-D30C32
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two conjoining fragments of a cast copper alloy turned vessel of probable late medieval to post medieval date (1400 - 1650). The fragment consists of part of the rim and small section of the sidewall. The internal and external surfaces have a brushed / turned surface. The vessel fragments are a mid green grey colour with a coroded surface patina. The fragments when joined measures 55.8mm length, 41.2mm width, is 4.1mm thick at rim and 2.2mm thick body; it weighs 21.25 grams. When conjoined the external diameter of the plate can be projected - suggesting it was originally at least 40cm…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoulton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-D19A4D
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy 'Winchester style' strap end of later Early Medieval (10th - 11th century) date. The strap end is incomplete and the upper and lower faces are lost. The damage appears to be old as the breaks are either corroded or patinated. Originally the strap end would have been rectangular (tongue shaped) with a rounded base and riveted attachment plate. The stepped attachment plate is lost and broken across the rivet holes whilst the rounded terminal has lost its projecting point. A thickened transverse rib separates the rivets from the body of the strapend. The body of the st…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D17A1C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left with a wreath and a palm. Mint of Aquileia. LRBC pt.II no. 1036.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: HESH-D1784E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The bow of the brooch has an angular profile and an angular D shaped cross section. The bow tapers from a flared head to a tapered foot knop. The head of the brooch is complete, it is very robust being oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is concave and has a cast D shaped projecting bar which extends from the upper to lower edges of the reverse. This projection has a small circular hole (2.3mm) through it; this would originally have held a wound wire spring / pin - which is now lo…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D12DCE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period c. AD 312-313 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, globe in left hand and raising right hand. Reverse legend reads: [] []N-VIC-TO COMITI. Obverse depicts a laureate bust, draped and cuirassed right. Obverse legend reads: IMP []ANTINVS P AVG. Mint: London. Mark: [*] -//PLN. RIC Vol VI, page 140, no. 282
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-D0F53D
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible copper-alloy post-medieval dagger scabbard chape with pressed decoration. The chape has been squashed and is now 15mm in diameter at one end and 11mm at the other and is cone shaped being circular in cross section. The chape is decorated. At the wide end is a band of sloping lines between two horizontal lines. There is a vertical diamond pattern above the band. The chape is 25mm in length.It weighs 4.25 grams. The cone is split vertically through the diamond pattern. Directly opposite in a vertiacal line are a series of four circular perforations. The last one at the wide en…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: SOM-D0E832
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left with a wreath and a palm. Mint unclear.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-D0C69E
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy post-medieval seal matrix. The seal is oval12.9mm by 13.5mm, with a carved circle near the circumference. Inside this are the letters EB or JB (with the J carved as an I with three horizontal bars), also with two 6-armed stars one each above and below the intials. The matrix base curves inwards towards the flattened handle to 4.6mm wide then curves outwards. At the top end of the handle are three horizontal holes, 3.4mm diameter, in a line above which the handle has two small projections. These are probably the remains of the top loop which has snapped off. Overall heigh…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Freiston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D09126
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period c. AD 316 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing right and looking left, chlamys across left shoulder, globe in left hand and raising right hand. Reverse legend reads: SOLI INVIC-TO CO[]. Obverse depicts a laureate bust, draped and cuirassed right. Obverse legend reads: [IMP] CONSTANTINVS P F AVG. Mint: Arles. Mark: T F/* -//[P]AR[] As RIC Vol VII, page 241, no. 84.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D05C68
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 335 to 341 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers flanking one standard. Mint unclear.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D047F2
Object type: PADLOCK
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Medieval barrel padlock dating from the 12th-16th century. The case is rectangular in section with flat ends and bulges around middle. One end of the case has a rectangular slot for the key and at the other end the rectangular aperture is divided into two by an internal bar. This would have taken the spring mechanism, a detachable portion that would have had an integrally cast, flat projection, terminating in the loop to hold the point of the padlock pin. Above the key slot on thr top face is an integrally cast projection or tab that has the stub of the…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Freiston area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-D0375D
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy crotal or rumbler bell of probable late medieval or post medieval date (1400-1800). The bell is sub-circular in plan and profile with an integral cast sub-rectangular suspension loop attached to the top. The upper hemisphere of the bell is decorated with a star burst pattern around the suspension loop; it has two cast circular holes (diameter 6.5mm) positioned either side of the suspension loop. The lower hemisphere is decorated with radial lines eminating fom the central split - this is formed from two circular perforations joined by a linear slot. The initial B is s…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: SOM-D02FC4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus of Theodora dating to AD 337 to 341 (Reece period 17). PIETAS ROMANA reverse type depicting Pietas facing left holding infant. Mint unclear.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D02459
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A pair of copper-alloy tweezers of probable early medieval or medieval date, and which were probably used to hold pages of a book. The tweezers comprise two slender arms, arced at the top, and with slightly flared and inturned nibs at the terminals. The loop end has a very slight shoulder making it 1mm wider than the arms at that end. Approximately one third from the end is a metal bar which is bent around the arms which would have been used to secure them when not in use. The arms are not decorated. They measure 64.56mm in length, 9.73mm in width, 5.67mm in thickness and weighs 8.63g.…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frieston area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CFF414
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval or Post Medieval copper alloy foot from a cooking vessel probably dating to AD 1200 to 1650. The foot is trapezoidal in section and with three narrow ribs on the outer surface. The piece measures 60.7 mm in length, 35.2 mmin width, 26.7 mm in thickness and weighs 147.03 g. Cast copper alloy vessels were widely used from AD 1200 to 1700. Legs and feet are the most commonly recorded find and Butler et alii (2009, 4) suggest there were four main types of leg used. This is an example of Type A which seems to have been in widespread use in te medieval period with some examples con…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th July 2018
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Record ID: WAW-CFF3B8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (c. 80-200) trumpet brooch: The copper alloy brooch head is oval with traces of two vertical perforated lugs on each side edge of the reverse. The axis bar, spring and pin is missing. On the upper edge of the bow head there is a trace of a head loop. The bow protrudes from the centre of the bow head and tapers on the upper portion. The bow head is decorated with a circular cell filled with blue enamel. The upper bow is decorated with a triple stranded ridges. The mid portion of the bow has a prominent semi-circular panel. This panel, on the outer face is decorated with a central …
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 22nd June 2018
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Record ID: NARC-CFE0DB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy Nummus of Magnentius (350-353 AD). Reece Period 18. Uncertain reverse type. Uncertain mint. Length: 28.27mm, Width: 15.15mm, Thickness: 2.42mm, Weight: 4.8g. The retained portion of the coin represents approximately 45% of the coin.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 22nd June 2018
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Record ID: NARC-CFC0F3
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II (AD 1586-1635). Rose orb reverse type. Minted Nuremburg. Diameter: 26.41mm, Thickness: 0.79mm, Weight: 1.5g. The coin is missing a portion of its outer flan and there is a 45 degree bend between 12-4 O'clock. Mitchiner, Vol I, P 437, No 1509.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 22nd June 2018
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Record ID: HESH-CFBA43
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy harness fitting of Medieval date (1250-1400). The fitting is incomplete and represents only one broken element of a larger composite piece. The extant fragment is broadly rectangular in both plan and cross section. In design it is probably best described as a slotted bar which would originally have held a pivoting central spindle upon which enamelled and gilded harness pendants would have been displayed. Only one arm of this bar survives being broken across a pierced oval tab positioned at one edge. From this broken edge the bar tapers in both thickness and width term…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: HESH-CF9D15
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine - reverese type two standards between two soldiers (AD 330-335) Reece Period: 17
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 30th October 2018
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