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    • Created: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: SUR-5A0966
Object type: HAIR PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An elaborate silver head from a Roman hair pin, 21.1mm in length. The form from the base to the tip comprises a conical lower collar, a flattened biconical reel, a large flattened sphere, a large double disc at the midpoint (diameter 9.2mm), a waisted reel, a smaller waisted reel and a conical or pointed acorn-shaped tip. The shaft is broken off at the base of the head. There is damage to the upper section in the form of a pronounced cut which has bent and nearly severed the tip of the pin head. Length 21.1mm, diameter (at widest part) 9.2mm, weight 3.59g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: SUR-5DEB35
Object type: BRIDLE BIT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Early Medieval bridle bit link, 46.8mm in length. The object has a complete loop attached to a bar with a sub rounded profile, which is attached to a thickened collar at the base of a second, possibly larger loop on the opposite end, which has broken off. The object is extremely corroded.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
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Record ID: SOM-5DB584
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete late early-medieval (to medieval, possibly) copper-alloy mount probably dating from the 11th century. The mount is sub-oval with rounded ends, each with a hole for a rivet; the long edges are angled outwards at their centres. The object is decorated in an abstract Ringerike style with a centrally engraved lozenge outlined by a border which broadly echoes the angles of the lozenge and angled sides. Each terminal is rendered as a trefoil of fleur-de-lis, with small, outcurving side fleurs delineated by engraved lines an a double transverse fillet connecting the side fleurs aro…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alvediston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-5C41C8
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a large copper alloy crotal bell, consisting of one half of the lower hemispherical portion from one edge of the sound holes up to and including the midrib. The exterior surface is engraved with lines radiating from a cross pattee within a double line circular border at the bottom of the bell. Probably Post Medieval.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
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Record ID: LVPL-5A4C1F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill type. The stem swells from an egg shaped knop at the distal end to a classic dolphin-back, marked at its zenith with a small convex oval stud. Four converging tracks of sunken beading, two of which circle the inside of the bar, proceed from the zenith down to curl around and under. the right side of the bars now broken. iron oxide staining inside the hinge point may indicate the remains of the bar are still present within the hinge. width across head excluding bar:- 12mm thinnest width of stem:- 4 mm
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Legh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-5836E6
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post Medieval copper-alloy cuff link, dating to the 18th century. The object consists of two bevelled discs connected by a copper alloy soldered wire, which runs through the attachment loops located at the back of the cufflink buttons. The front of each button is decorated with a raised portrait of a male bust facing left, with long and curly hair (probably a wig), representing Louis XV (AD1710 - AD1774) who was also known as Louis the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aime). The bust is positioned above an inscription reading L . X . V, all within a raised circular border. The rim i…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th December 2018
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Record ID: DENO-5F8BE9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman quadrans of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period AD 98-117 (Reece Period 5). S C reverse type depicting club. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 293, no. 699.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-607909
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy buckle of Post-Medieval date, circa AD 1550 - 1650. The buckle is a double looped oval with moulded decoration. Just over half of the buckle has been lost to worn breaks. Trilobed, trefoil mouldings are present to the surviving loop and bar terminal. The reverse is flat and undecorated and the pin no longer remains. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The buckle is 30.9mm long, 24.5mm wide, 3.3mm thick and weighs 5.3g. A similar example is illustrated in Whitehead, p.65, no.397 and is dated to circa AD 1550 - 1650. Ref: Whitehead, R. (1996). Buc…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-605B2F
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy sword belt hanger buckle of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1500 -1630. The buckle is a double loop rectangle, though one end has been lost to worn breaks. An integral semi-circular suspension loop projects from one side, above the bar. The sides of the frame are angled and no decoration is present. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The buckle is 38.3mm long, 34.7mm wide, 3.7mm thick and weighs 7.2g. A similar example is illustrated in Whitehead p.76, no.472 and is dated to circa AD 1500 - 1630. The suspension loop on the published example is at right …
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-5A08CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman silver denarius, now worn but probably of the first or second century. A portrait outline and the remains of a legend are clearly visible on the obverse, and a standing figure is present on the reverse. Obverse:- Head of emperor or empress facing right, legend [...] around. Reverse:- Standing figure facing left. Legend '[...]' around.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Legh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5B1A82
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy medieval strap-end possibly AD 750-1100 with zoomorphic decoration. The object is probably one half of a two-part piece, the other plate that was once attached by the pins, one of which is still present in part, having been lost in the soil. The strap-end is lanceolate and divided into three sections, each of which has a distinct enclosed decoration. the tip appears to be a compressed zoomorphic head, and is pierced through slightly to the left of centre. the middle section resembles a top-down view of a crawling insect or beetle, though this is possibly due to corrosio…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bradwall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-64689C
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy double looped buckle c.1350-1650. With just over half of the buckle remaining (29.2mm length and 27.5mm wide) the frame is shallow D-shaped in cross section being rounded on the top and flat on the reverse and waisted adjacent to the narrowed strap bar that has rust traces, indicating an iron pin. The remaining loop is also D-shaped and has a pin notch on the front edge probably more due to wear than design. Thickness 2.3mm and weight 4.2g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 18th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5DFC94
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A circular copper-alloy pin badge, the pin, attachment point and hinge now missing. the front appears to carry a design resembling a bivalve shell, a stylised butterfly wing, a sterotypical native american head in headdress, or the tail of a pheasant-like bird/turkey.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kellington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5D8CF9
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small cast copper-alloy head with two articulation points, filled with iron oxide, on the sides of the temples. The head is laterally compressed, and the neck terminates in a circular collar-like base, the bottom of which is corroded. It is difficult to determine the age of the object
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kellington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5D1687
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible clapper from a small bell. Cast in copper-alloy, the object features a candy twist shaft connecting a thin suspension loop to an egg shaped weighted end, the bottom of which appears to have a crudely radial star-shaped design.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kellington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-62C104
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper Post Medieval Royal farthing token of James I of England. Lennox type 3. Annulet initial mark. The coin is very thin on one half of the flan and only part of the pressed image survives. It may be an irregular copy. Circa AD1616-1623 Length; 15mm, width; 13.0mm. thickness; 0.4mm. Weight: 0.36g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-635581
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Medieval sub-rectangular single loop buckle frame. Lateral grooves on expanded outside loop, Extended and narrowed strap bar. Missing pin. Similar to Whitehead, R. Buckles 1250-1800. No.135. Circa AD1350-1400 Length; 17mm, width; 16mm. thickness; 3.9mm. Weight: 2.34g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-5CA1BD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 138-161) issued under Commodus (AD 177-192), dating to AD 180 (Reece period 9). [CONSECRATIO] reverse type depicting Marcus Aurelius on an eagle flying right. RIC III, p441, number 659.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: NARC-5FF54F
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Mount (furniture) of Post-Medieval date (AD 1700-1900). The object is composed of a four lobed flat plate with a central perforation, through which a tapering shaft component passes. The shaft expands to either side of the plate with the back portion being formed of an expanded lobed with a small circular central spur. The opposing end expands to a circular lobe beyond which is an integral loop through which is a ring. The plate retains traces of rivets on each of the four lobes. The metal had a pitted brown patina. Plate: Length: 44.14mm, Width: 20.79mm, Thic…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th November 2018
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Record ID: NARC-5FDAFF
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A piece of Slag, Clinker or other similar industrial by-product of uncertain date (800 BC - AD 1800). The object is rough and irregular, with bubbles and cavities, and it has low density. The object is a grey green colour with obvious metallic particles. Length: 24.73mm, Width: 17.58mm, Thickness: 6.79mm, Weight: 9.1g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th November 2018
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