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    • Created: Monday 15th October 2018
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    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: SF-458829
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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An incomplete lead-alloy Medieval seal matrix, dating to AD 1300-1400. It is circular in plan and bears a D-shaped lug on its back; the lug has a circular hole. The die has a cast central motif depicting a basic swirl consisting of a central dot, which is surrounded by six short crescent-shaped elements; the legend around the swirl reads [S' R]ICARD MAROIN ("Seal of Richard Maroin"). The seal matrix is damaged on the edge, missing a small portion close to the lug. MAROIN could be for MARION - Reaney, DBS s.n. Marion, gives Mariun (1279) and Marioun (1350), but Withycombe [ODECN 3rd ed…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Reed', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-47635A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Silver cut halfpenny of William the Lion of Scotland, class II, mint and moneyer uncertain, worn, 1205-30
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
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Record ID: IOW-49BAC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete, worn and possibly clipped Medieval silver penny of Henry VI (1422-1461), minted at York. Rosette-Mascle issue, 1430-1431 (North 1991: 76, ref: 1451ii). Initial mark: illegible. Obverse: [hENRICV]S (saltire) REX (mascle) ANG[ ]; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown, saltires by hair. Reverse: CI[VI/TA]S/EBO/R[AC]I; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, quatrefoil at centre of cross. Diameter: 16.3mm. Weight: 0.73g. DA=12:6. North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & So…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-493EBB
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An incomplete, medieval copper-alloy buckle dating to AD1350-1450. The buckle consists of an oval lipped frame with a notch for the pin to rest on. The buckle would have had a copper-alloy pin, now missing. Off set pin bar. Ref. Egan 1991: 74,nos.308,309. See similar examples at, NMS-09F043, IOW-432DD44 and ESS-F050441. Length,15.2mm,width 19.8mm, thickness 1.9mm, weight 1.22g.
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd December 2018
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Record ID: DENO-46C113
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An incomplete lead-alloy pilgrim's ampulla, of medieval date AD 1350 - 1550. The body of the hollow ampulla is semi - circular, with short, straight, sides which would have extended up to a neck, now missing. Here the damaged edge shows the construction of the piece by revealing the hollow interior. The obverse is slightly rounded, with a reversed S centrally placed. Other decorative elements are indiscernible. The reverse is flatter and slightly hollow, with its surface covered in a series of fine lines radiating out from the broken edge, to the rounded edge, in imitation of a scallop…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd December 2018
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Record ID: NMS-4C538E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper-alloy repair patch or folded 'paperclip' type rivet from a Medieval to Post Medieval vessel. It is folded from a lozenge shaped copper alloy sheet and was used to repair small splits in copper alloy vessels. The patch has an even dark green patina. Egan gives a broad date range for this type of pot mend, dating from the Early Medieval to Post Medieval periods ( Material Culture in London in an Age of Transition, page 101) but also suggests a central usage period from about the late 15th to the mid to late 16th Centuries. See NMS-44E086 for a parallel. Length; 28mm, width; 16mm…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-4D74C5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy fragment probably one half of a laterally folded Medieval composite buckle plate. The fragment consists of a thin trapezoidal sheet broken laterally across the narrow end. The corners of the unbroken end are rounded with a large rivet hole in each, One hole has the rivet and rove extant and suggests the original thickness, including strap and second side of the plate, was approximately 6mm. The front face is engraved with six equally spaced wavy transverse lines that go across the full width.There are substantial remains of gilding on the front face also. There is a simila…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-4B506A
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy spur terminal of medieval to Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1200 - 1700. All that remains is a short length of one D-sectioned arm with an integral figure of eight terminal. A pointed transverse collar is present at the junction of the terminal and arm. The metal has a mid-grey/green patina and is worn. The spur is 29.3mm long, 14.5mm wide at the terminal and 5.3mm wide at the arm, 2.5mm thick and weighs 3.2g. A spur with a similar terminal is recorded as BUC-1B8F8B which is dated to the 13th - 14th century based on examples in the London Museum Catalogue. This c…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 30th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-4B015B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy buckle of medieval date, c.AD 1350 - 1450. The buckle has a single looped oval frame with a projecting lip to the outer edge. From the opposite side of the loop an integral forked spacer extends, each arm flanking a narrowed pin bar. One arm tapers to a blunted point while the other terminates in a worn break. The metal has a dark brown/green patina and is worn. The buckle is 64mm long, 14.9mm wide, 3.4mm thick and weighs 4.6g. Similar examples are illustrated in Whitehead, p.36-37 and are dated to circa AD 1350 - 1450. Ref: Whitehead, R. (1996). Buckles 1…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 30th October 2018
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Record ID: NLM-4A8D3C
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy ampulla. Hollow cast pilgrim badge in the form of a bulbous flask with side handles [lost, leaving a scar on one side] flanking a slightly contracted neck. One side bears a moulded compass-drawn flower of four petals with a fine reticulate or net-like field between the petals and around them up to the meeting of the two sides of the object. The other side bears an even finer reticulate field. The object has been neatly and obliquely cut across both its bulbous body and its neck, probably as a single operation. Ampullae would retain liquids with supposedly curative properties…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marshchapel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4A7E48
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy ampulla. Hollow cast pilgrim badge in the form of a bulbous handled flask with side handles flanking a slightly contracted neck. One side bears a moulded motif apparently including a compass drawn crescent within a round field, possibly with a broad letter M or W above it, and framed by closely-spaced diagonal hatching around the adjacent edge. The other side bears a compass drawn flower of seven or more petals within a circular field, with a frame around the adjacent edge in this case comprising juxtaposed triangles, each filled with diagonal hatching, and with the hatching…
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marshchapel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-48555E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete Medieval silver Sterling imitation penny of John the Blind (1309-46), King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourg, 1310-46. Eagle in inscriptions. As Wren, 1995: p. 166; Mayhew 257(?). Obverse: + (cross pattée) :IOhAnnE (eagle) S: DEI: GRA; Crowned bust facing with wedged drapery. : = three pellets. Reverse: REX/BOE/ETP/OL (eagle); Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant. Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight 1.28g. DA=12:11. Vanessa Oakden (LVPL-389251) has commented: 'John acquired the Bohemian title on his marriage in 1310, and abandoned his claims to …
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-506CBD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A worn and possibly clipped 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: 16.6mm. Weight: 0.85g. DA=12:10. North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-487B9B
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A crude square lead alloy pan weight, plano-convex in profile and heavilly abraded. The weight measures 64.3mm in length and weighs 477.92 g or 16.86oz. As Saunders et al (2001), number p131, number 50 and probably medieval.
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-47C916
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete and worn Medieval silver penny of Henry V (1413-1422), minted at York. Class C, 1413-1422 (North 1991: 71, ref: 1400). Obverse: hE[ ]REX A[ ] (saltire and double saltire stops); Crowned bust facing (hollow neck and armpits), mullet to left of crown, broken annulet to right of crown. Reverse: CIVI/TAS/EBO/R[ACI]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, quatrefoil at centre of cross. Diameter: 16.7mm. Weight: 0.78g. DA=12:6. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-47CB55
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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A lead-alloy pilgrim's ampulla of medieval date, c.AD 1350 - 1550. The body of the ampulla is circular with an elongated rectangular neck extending from one edge. The remains of two attachment loops project to either side of the neck where it meets the body. The opening at the top of the neck has been pinched shut. On one side of the rounded body of the ampulla there is moulded decoration in the form of a scallop shell. This design is often asssociated with St James of Compostela or more generally as a symbol of pilgrimage. The reverse of the object is undecorated aside from traces of …
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: GLO-473E63
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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~~Silver cut halfpenny of John Class 5b2 dated to 1205-1207 Obverse: bust facing forwards holding sceptre RICVS R (pellet on S) Reverse: short cross voided with four pellets in each angle RENAV
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
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Record ID: GLO-480661
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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~~A silver scottish cut half penny of William I (AD 1165-1214) dating to c. AD 1205-1230. Short cross and stars phase B, minted at Edinburgh or Perth Obverse: bust facing left LER Reverse: Voided short cross with 5 pointed stars in each angle HV-ER
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
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Record ID: GLO-49754E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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~~A silver scottish penny of William I (AD 1165-1214) dating to c. AD 1205-1230. Short cross and stars phase B, minted at Edinburgh or Perth Obverse: bust facing left LE REI WILA[..] Reverse: Voided short cross with 5 pointed stars in each angle [...]RETLAW (all of these letters are reversed).
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-47B9C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver cut halfpenny of Henry III, voided long cross of uncertain class, extremely worn and further details illegible, 1247-72
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
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