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    • Created: Friday 29th June 2018

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Record ID: NMS-66039C
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
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Tertiary, hard hammer struck flake, of thick, triangular section, of a similar patination to other flints recovered from the Cromer forest bed formation: - it is of dark grey flint with lighter grey inclusions, now stained almost black from exposure to the peaty deposit, making the flint look as if it's of better quality than it is. The condition is rather fresh, there is small amounts of abrasion to the flake ridges and the edges, making the irregular, bifacial flake removals from parts of the edges difficult to ascertain if they are use wear, retouch or post depositional damage, or i…
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Monday 2nd July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-63C4E7
Object type: CLEAVER
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
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Handaxe, of Cleaver form (Wymer's type H) with the primary cutting-edge profile of type E (straight), the other edge can be regarded as a type F (reverse "S" twist), though this is largely due to a natural hollow and awkward knapping angles towards the butt on this side, rather than production from a large struck flake blank, Hollows and cortex are present to both faces suggesting this Cleaver was produced from an amoebic nodule, or natural fractures thereof. All flake removals are semi-hard hammer struck, invasive, and where platform angles allow, overlap the centre-line. The broad ti…
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-62E0C7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Heavily cast medieval copper alloy buckle frame, oval, sub rectangular-sectioned, broad outside edge with broad pin groove, offset narrowed rectangular-sectioned bar, pin missing. Length 23.5mm. Width 31.5mm. Outside edge 6mm thick. 13th-14th century.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-62C16D
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of medieval or post-medieval copper alloy eye plate, just under half with trapezoidal loop, flanked by two sewing loops, broken across mid-point of lozengiform plate with counter-relief foliate decoration. Extant length 19mm. Extant width 23mm. See Read (2008), 683-5, Early post-medieval Class A, Type 10. Later 16th-17th century.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-627849
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of medieval copper alloy mount from harness, with a rectangular strap loop, a broken perforation for a possible (missing) upright stem, and with a pierced lobed terminal at the surviving end. Cf. an example with bifurcated terminal, N. Griffiths FRG Datasheet 5 (1986) fig.24. Loop 13.5 x 6.5mm internally. Extant length 43mm. Height 10mm. Late 13th -14th century.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-61F437
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy stirrup-shaped buckle frame, collared knop on outside edge, rectangular-sectioned frame, narrowed bar, pin missing. Length 23mm. Width 14mm. See Egan and Pritchard (1991), fig.59, no.421, and a related form of strap loop in Griffiths, Philpott and Egan (2007), 129, pl.22, no.1450. Late 13th-14th century.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: DOR-618CB9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of copper alloy initial T-shaped bow brooch. The head, partial wings and bow, and a stub of the hinged pin only remain. The wings are incomplete and cylindrical. They are covered in iron corrosion, probably from an iron axis bar for the hinged pin. Part of the pin remains attached in the notch at the rear of the wings and is also covered in iron corrosion. The head is wide and constricts sharply into the D-sectioned bow. It is decorated at each side with two vertical moulded ridges. The head and bow are decorated with a double strand of moulded longitudinal ridges running to…
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
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Record ID: DOR-614273
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of copper alloy probable Aucissa variant bow brooch. Most of the bow survives, but the foot, wings and pin are missing. At the head is a v-shaped notch separating the incomplete tabs that would have folded over to form the wings for the missing axis bar and hinged pin.The bow is steeply arched and tapers towards the break and is decorated with central longitudinal ridge. The bow has a D-shaped cross section. The rear is undecorated and there is a remnant of a catchplate above the break. Date: Early Roman - c. AD 43 - 75 Dimensions: 36.46 mm x 4.63 mm x 7.01 mmWeight: 4.02g
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
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Record ID: DOR-610B95
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of copper alloy strip bow brooch. A section of the flat, tapering bow and incomplete head only remaining. At the head is a v-shaped notch separating the incomplete tabs that would have folded over to form the wings for the missing axis bar and hinged pin.The bow tapers towards the break and is decorated with a central longitudinal groove. The rear is undecorated. The brooch has a flat, rectangular cross section. Date: Late Iron Age to Early Roman - c. AD 25 - 75 Dimensions: 41.66 mm x 13.60 mm x 1.59 mmWeight: 2.10 g
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
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Record ID: GLO-610AD7
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete square post-Medieval double-sided cast copper-alloy coin (1580-1600). Obverse: crowned rose in between the letters A and I all within a circular border Reverse: Upright hand in between A I all within a circular border The coin weight was made in Antwerp by a maker ( A I ) whose work is recorded but whose name is not known (Withers and Withers 1995: 32 & 60). Similar coins weights with the double rose and hand can be seen at SF-F336E5, SOM-27A166 and IOW-C7E866 whil examples displaying the maker AI are found at LON-D53B94 and HESH-8A91F4
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-60F181
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy annular buckle frame with narrowed central bar, pin missing. Diameter 22mm. 2mm thick. Cf. Whitehead (2003) no. 255. 15th century.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-60D940
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight, flat disc with central perforation (diam. 4.5mm) and, on one face, two crudely incised concentric lines. Diameter 25mm. 2.3mm thick. Weighs 10.73g, 0.3780oz. c. 13th-16th century
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-6092A4
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval/post-medieval hooked book clasp. The central part, between two opposing pairs of lateral projections, is lozengiform, and there is an iron rivet near the spatulate terminal. Traces of a transverse line of interrupted rocker-arm next to the hook and oblique lines on the terminal. Length 44mm. Width 13.5mm. Cf. LON-670704. 15th-16th century.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: GLO-608F23
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver half groat of Elizabeth I Dated to 1583-1603 Obverse: no detail remains [E D G ROSA SINE S]PIN[A] Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross [CIVIT]AS [LONDON]
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: GLO-601D6D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dated to AD 330-335 (Reece 17) bust facing right [...] / (possibly) two soldiers standing either side of two standards, [...]
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-5F822E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy Roman nummus or radiate, dating to the period of the Tetrachy (294 - 313 AD), probably Diocletian (294 - 305 AD). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type, with Genius standing left with patera and cornocopiae. Obverse of right-facing laureate and possibly radiate bust with thick neck. The coin is 22.57mm in diameter, 3.05mm in thickness and weighs 4.45g.
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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Record ID: GLO-5EFF45
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Halfpenny of James I Date: 1619-1625 Obverse: Rose. Reverse: Thistle. No mint mark Note: this coins has a large off centre oval hole pierced through the coin
Created on: Friday 29th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
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