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    • Created: Monday 13th August 2018

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Record ID: CORN-1C863B
Object type: STYLUS
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Two lead styli of probable Medieval or Post-Medieval date. Both are circular in section and cylindrical in form with a tapering point at one end with the other ends worn and blunt which may have originally expanded into a wedge-shape, used to erase what had been written with the point. The first stylus is 4.3 mm in length, 7.5 mm in diameter and 19.85 g in weight; the second is 62.5 mm in length, 10.5 mm in diameter and 22.6 g in weight. The long, tapered end of the longer stylus is deeply pitted and the surfaces of both styli are coated with an off-white layer of lead oxide. Egan (199…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-1C8413
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
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Broken lead toy of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD), probably a cannon or whistle. The object is cylindrical and hollow and has broken into two pieces of approximately equal length, in a diagonal, abraded break. The mouth of the cylinder at one end is ridged and at the other, instepped. The surface of the object is very worn but a decorative, moulded pattern of interlinking diamonds can be made out. A prominent casting seam is visible along the top and bottom of the object, with fragmentary triangular and rectangular decorative mouldings extending from the casting seam on one sid…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: CORN-1C7086
Object type: DIE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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A cast asymmetric lead die dating from the Medieval to the Post-medieval period. The die is slightly irregular in shape but with well-squared corners and smooth, flat faces with drilled dots to indicate their values. It measures 9.5 mm by 8.6 mm by 7.6 mm and weighs 7.25 g. The opposing longer, wider faces are 4 and 3; the longer, narrower faces are 6 and 2; the short ends are 5 and 1. This pattern does not conform to any of the 16 variants of the 'regular' format illustrated by Potter (1992) and reproduced by Egan in Finds Research Group Datasheet 23 (1997) on p.3, fig.2, in which the…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: CORN-1C5444
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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A worn copper-alloy coin weight for the gold angel of James I (1603-1625), Third coinage (1619-1625). Almost square in plan, the sides are 12.8 by 13.5 mm, 3.5 mm in thickness and weighing 3.7 g or 57.1 grains. The weight is bifacially stamped, the obverse depicting St. Michael, with right leg bent and left leg straight, spearing a dragon to the right, within a circle of pellets. The reverse is inscribed X.s (for 10 shillings), surmounted by a crown with a central cross and two fleurs on each side, also within a circle of pellets. Withers & Withers (1995) remark that there are many…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-1AEE9D
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
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Copper-alloy sub-rectangular single-loop buckle, complete with pin, of medieval to post-medieval date (c. 1350 - 1600 AD). The buckle frame is long and thin, with concave long sides and convex short sides. The frame is unevenly square in section. One of the longer sides, which is slightly thicker than the others, has a copper-alloy pin coiled at one end around it. The pin is rectangular in section around the coil and D-shaped in section otherwise, narrowing and tapering to a point. The object has a matt, brown surface. It is 31.50mm in length, 19.47mm in width and 3.27mm in thickness. …
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-1AE6A4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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Post Medieval coin: Charles I (1625-1649), penny, minted in London, between 1625 and 1649. North No. 2267, 2268, or 22670 Group D.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-1A8E8B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) minted in London between 1583 and 1585. North No. 2017.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: IOW-1A58C0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at Canterbury. Possibly class 10cf, 1305-1310 (North 1991: 32, refs: 1040-1043). Obverse: EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown and wedged drapery. Reverse: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant. Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 1.30g. DA=12:8. North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: SF-19FE74
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A worn copper-alloy contemporary copy of an as of Claudius (AD 41-54) dating to c. AD 41-54 (Reece period 2). Reverse: S-C, Minerva advancing right holding javelin and shield.. For prototype see RIC vol. I, pp. 128 & 130, nos. 100 & 116; cf. an example in the British Museum collection (1934, 0905.129); G, Boon, Counterfeit Coins in Roman Britain, plate IV, cf. nos. 49-54. Robert Kenyon, following on from the work by the French scholars P-A Besombes and M Bompaire (in Trésors Monétaires XXI, 2005), is assigning many so-called Claudian contemporary copies to Roman auxiliary m…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thurston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-19EEBB
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy harness pendant (c. 1150-c. 1300). The pendant has a worn through suspension loop which is 90° to the plane of the plate. The wavy edged plate is leaf-like or insect-like in form with ridges on the front that possibly represent veins. The reverse is plain. This pendant is drab green. Length: 39.0mm; width: 26.2mm; thickness: 7.1mm. Weight: 5.35g. Compare with: NLM-E0BF15 and WILT-E84E30.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-196E56
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Medieval, or possibly Post-Medieval cast copper alloy pot leg of simple form, possibly c. AD 1200-1700. The leg is rectangular in plan with a sub-triangular in cross-section. The leg has oxide corrosion and has some remnants of blackened fire soot.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-19465E
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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A fragment polished flint polished flint axehead of Neolithic date, c.4000-2200BC. Description: The fragment represents a middle section of the axehead. possibly forwards the wider blade end, but it is difficult to be certain. All original sides and faces are heavily polished though a number of original (pre-polishing?) or subsequent reworking flake scars are present along both edges. These flake scars may indicate a period of re-edging or similar reworking and further polishing after its initial production. Longitudinal striations caused by the polishing of the surfaces are visible o…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: IOW-192FFF
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete Medieval copper-alloy book mount (c. 1150-c. 1300). This umbonate quatrefoil mount is domed at the front and largely concave on the reverse. It has four evenly spaced lugs situated at the base. Each lug has a circular rivet hole and one rivet, made of copper-alloy, remains in situ. All four lugs are flat at the front and rear. At the front the dome may have been decorated but none can now be seen. However, some similar mounts are decorated with a cross saltire at the front. This mount largely purplish brown at the front and the reverse is the same but the centre is covered…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-192AC3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A worn copper-alloy nummus of Crispus as Caesar, dating to c. AD 321-324 (Reece period 16). Reverse: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, laurel wreath enclosing VOT X. Probably mint of London.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thurston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-1910F8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A Post- Medieval silver hammered sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue (dated 1572 on coin), initial mark; ermine. North 1991, p. 134, no. 1997. Obverse ELIZABETH [D]G ANG FR ET HI REGINA, crowned bust left with rose behind head. Reverse: [P]OSVI DEV.AD IVTORE M.MEV. A shield on a long cross fourchee dividing the inscription, date above shield. Weight, 2.9g. Diameter 24.65mm.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-190051
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cumbria
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Lead conical spindle whorl of uncertain date (c.43 - 1750 AD). The object is circular in plan, with a flat bottom face and a curved upper face. The object is broadly triangular in section and has a central, circular perforation. The original dark grey surface of the object is now largely covered by a rough, light grey patina. The object is 24.61mm in diameter, 8.90mm in thickness and weighs 29.32g. The diameter of the perforation is 8.56mm. Lead spindle whorls are difficult to date without archaeological context as a similar form was used from the Roman period to the modern day. It is…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-18C99F
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete cast Early-Medieval copper-alloy single loop ovoid buckle circa sixth century date. Description: The frame is roughly ovoid with a narrowed offset strap-bar. It is missing its pin. The hoop is D shape in section and the buckle without decoration. The frame is circular in cross-section. The buckle is an off grey colour with some mottled green patination. Parts of the frame have become flakey. Measurements: Width: 33.5 mm, length 19.5mm, Thickness: 5.2mm and Weight: 13.28g. Discussion: These buckles fits Marzinzik's (2003) Type I.5 and Hines and Bayliss (2013) Type BU2…
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Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: BERK-189E69
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A leaf shaped Anglo-Saxon strap end c. 800 - 900 AD. The central decorative panel has a quadruped animal in a kneeling position with what may be a second animal astride the lower. The animal head terminal is well defined, and there is an incised 'C' shape at connecting terminal end, with a two-hole fixing. The reverse has numerous striations, possible from slight casting flaws and the surface has a mid-green patina. Possibly Class B, as described in A Survey of Late Anglo-Saxon and Viking-Age Strap-Ends from Britain - by Gabor Thomas.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: SF-18800D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete, worn and corroded copper-alloy nummus of Crispus as Caesar, dating to c. AD 321 (Reece period 16). Reverse: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX, three stars above. Mint uncertain due to corrosion.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: NMS-1872CC
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
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Three hard hammer struck flakes, of unpatinated flint, one of dark grey flint, one mid-grey and one of banded dark and light grey. The largest (tertiary) is broken transversely below the platform, and has fine use wear to the thin edge from cutting, the back has been blunted by steep retouch. The other two (secondary) are without retouch, likely to be debitage. Smallest: 33 x 19 x 9 mm. 6 g. Mid: 33 x 20 x 9 mm. 6 g. Largest: 43 x 25.5 x 6 mm. 8 g.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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