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    • Created: Friday 6th July 2018
    • Institution: WMID

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Record ID: WMID-F990D3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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A possible copper alloy Roman brooch fragment dating to circa AD 43-200. The fragment consists of part of the bow and head. The wings, spring mechanism, pin, foot and catchplate are all missing. The object is broadly an inverted triangle in form. It is broad at the top and narrows to broken lower edge. There is iron staining on the head which could indicate the object once had an iron pin. The object has a mid-green coloured abraded patina. The fragment measures 22.5 mm in length, 11.8 mm in width, 8.7 mm in thickness and it weighs 4 grams.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F9256A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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A possible copper alloy Roman brooch fragment dating to circa AD 43-200. The fragment consists of part of the bow. The wings, spring mechanism, pin, foot and catchplate are all missing. The bow is convex on the front and flat on the reverse. The object has some moulding detail at the upper edge.Just below are two horizontal ribs in light relief. These are visible at the front only and do not extend to the reverse. The object has a mid-green coloured abraded patina. The fragment measures 20.4 mm in length, 9.1 mm in width, 3.7 mm in thickness and it weighs 2.8 grams.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F829B9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete copper alloy Trumpet style brooch, of the Roman period, dating from c. AD 75 - c. AD 175. The head and upper part of the bow are intact. The pin, spring, foot and catchplate are missing. The fragment is an inverted 'L' shape in profile. The head of the brooch is oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is bulbous. The bow of the brooch is D shaped in cross section with a convex front and flat reverse. Halfway down the length of the bow there is decoration in the form of a horizontal rib in light relief. The central rib is flanked by a horizontal…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F738AD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill type, of Roman date (AD 80-120). The brooch consists of the head and wings and the upper part of the bow. The axis bar, spring, pin, foot and catch plate are missing. The wings are semi- cylindrical in plan with intact end caps which are pierced to hold the axis bar which is now missing. At the reverse of the head is a rectangular slot that would have housed the spring. At the head of the brooch in the centre is a pierced crest which has the partial remains of the spring. The bow is broad where it meets the wings…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F71F3C
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy toggle clasp (eye-section) dating to the early Post Medieval period (c. AD 1500-1600). The object is one part of a two-section sword belt fitting of Type 1 classification (Read 2008: 208-9; see nos 753-755). The eye is a rectangular open slot with a circular attachment loop on one side. The short ends of the slot are stepped forward, the terminal end of which is curved to accommodate the bar from the toggle of the second section now missing. The opposite end expands into what would have been an openwork plate, though now terminates in worn breaks. There are …
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F6F5B5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A Medieval cast copper alloy buckle complete with plate, dating to circa AD 1250 - 1500. The buckle has a 'D' shaped cross section. The buckle is single looped D-shape with expanded outer corners. The buckle has a slightly narrowed strap bar. the frame is convex on the upper face and flat on the reverse. Attached to the narrowed strap bar is a rectangular plate. The plate tapers slightly to a broken edge. The plate is formed from a flat piece of copper alloy that is curved around the frame. The plate has a cut out space in the centre where the remains of the pin are present. The fold o…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Saturday 1st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F6CC97
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete copper alloy seal matrix dated to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1500- 1700). The seal has a square handle terminating in a round suspension loop, now broken. The matrix end is circular in plan and attached to the handle via a waisted join. The face of the seal carries a design of cross-hatching in the form of projecting lozenges. The object is well worn with a dark green patina. Similar examples recorded on the databse include: WILT-788EB3; LVPL-B3AAA6; and PUBLIC-A8E795, all of which offer a Post Medieval date. The overall dimensions are as follows: 22.37mm in leng…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F60046
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete contemporary copy of a Roman silver denarius copying Vespasian (AD 69 to AD 79) with a copper alloy core, (Reece Period 4). Reverse: seated figure, possibly Concordia or Salus reverse.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F5F723
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete copper alloy spur dating to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1650-1750). The short arms of the spur, which are roughly D-shaped in section, terminate in forked and rounded attachment ends with the remains of rivets in situ. The neck and rowel box are formed from a separate piece of copper alloy and attached onto the spur arms. The neck is oval in section and quite short, drooping slightly downward as it extends towards the rowel box. In plan the neck is waisted and widens to a straight rowel box with rounded expanded terminals. The rowel is missing but there are traces of …
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F5AB94
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged and worn silver Post Medieval groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) First Issue (AD 1558-1561. Uncertain initial mark, either Lis, cross, crosslet or martlet. London mint. North (1991) VOL 2. No 1986.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F58873
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Polden Hill type brooch dating to the Roman period (c. AD 75-175). The brooch consists of the head and wings and the upper part of the bow. The axis bar, spring, pin, foot and catch plate are all missing. The wings are semi- cylindrical in plan with the right hand wing/end caps showing some damage. At the reverse of the head is a concave rectangular slot that would have housed the spring. The bow is broad at the head but quickly tapers to a damaged terminal. On the head of the brooch are the remains of two ribs in light relief that extend just above the joins…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F566CC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver Post Medieval Venetian soldino issued by Doge Leonardo Loredan (AD 1436-1521), Daubney Type 3 (1486-1538 ) dating to AD 1501-1521. Obverse description: Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron saint. Obverse inscription: LE·LAV·[DVX]·SMV Reverse description: Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross right. Reverse inscription: LAVS·[TIBI·SOLI] Daubney A. (2010) The Circulation and Prohibition of Venetian Soldini in Late Medieval England. The British Numismatic Journal 79, p. 186-198.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F4EF49
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn silver Medieval long cross penny dating from AD 1279-1377. Uncertain ruler and mint. The coin is very worn and the legenda are illegible making it difficult to date any further.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F4D727
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). [CONSTAN]TIN[OPOLIS] reverse type depicting Victory left on a prow holding shield and sceptre. Mint illegile. Coin has been clipped. Overall dimensions: 14.41mm in diameter and 1.31g in weight.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F4CA8B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn silver Medieval long cross penny dating from AD 1279-1489. Uncertain ruler. The penny is an archiepiscopal issue minted in York. The coin is worn, incomplete and possibly clipped.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F47EF4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver denarius, of Vespasian (AD 69 to AD 79), dating to AD 76 (Reece Period 4). Reverse type: COS VII depicting an Imperial Eagle standing on a cippus, head left. Minted in Rome. RIC II, pt I, p. 25, no. 99.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F467E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver penny of Edward I (AD 1272-1307). Long cross Class 10cf (North 1042/2) dating to AD 1301-10. Minted at Canterbury. North (1991: 32). The coin has been clipped at 6 to 7 o'clock on the obverse. Dimensions: 19.09mm in diameter and 1.16g in weight.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F3F71D
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy pilgrims ampulla dating from the medieval period; circa late 13th - late 15th century (AD 1250-1500). The fragment consists of the lower rounded body of the ampulla. The neck of the ampulla is missing. On one face the object has been decorated with a series of emanating ribs that represent the scallop shell which is associated with the pilgrim site of St James of Compostela in Spain. In the centre of the opposing face is a stamped capital letter 'S' with crown above. This is surrounded by a circle which contains a series of crossed lines to form a ch…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F3BA8B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete early Post Medieval silver penny of Henry VII (AD1485-1509). Standard Type G (North 1731) dating to AD 1494-1501. Minted at Durham for Bishop Richard Fox. The edge from 3 to 7 o'clock has been clipped and part of the edge at 9 o'clock is degraded. North (1991: 103). Dimensions: 15.93mm in diameter and 0.57g in weight.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F3AD4E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy probable Sestertius of Hadrian (AD 117-138) Reece Period 6. Uncertain reverse, possibly depicting a standing central figure.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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