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    • Created: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5C2F2D
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Medieval ivory knife handle dating from AD 1100-1500. The handle consists of a rectangular section, which tapers to the grip, and a circular terminal at the widest end. The handle has a squared section. The handle is broken towards the blade end. The object is decorated with dots and a double linear engraving lines running around the edges of the rectangular section. The dots form a series of quatrefoils running up the centre of the handle, with larger quatrefoil or cross in the circular terminal formed of smaller dots around a larger central dot. There is also a border o…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5C0293
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval cast copper alloy button dating from the 19th century. The obverse of the button bears the family creast of the Wolf family featuring a demi wolf rampant with lozenge between paws. The reverse is concave and has the maker's name FIRMINS 153 STRAND LONDON // & 13 CONDUIT. The copper alloy wire loop is present. Dimensions: diameter: 23.94mm; weight: 6.11g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5BCA4E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post Medieval to Modern copper alloy three part button from a prison warders uniform dating from AD 1860-1902. This button is domed at the front and flat at the back. The pressed design at the front consists of a central royal crown with CONVICT DEPARTMENT around. The reverse of the button has the uniform outfitters name E MILNS & Co LONDON. The copper alloy wire loop is present. Dimensions: diameter: 23.08mm; weight: 5.39g. During the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century prisons were formed of two departments, the Prison Department and the Convict Depart…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5B0E70
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval cast copper alloy Antwerp coin weight dating AD 1576. The weight is sub-square and features a shield, possible depicting the arms of Portugal, the reverse has the upright hand of Antwerp with K & I either side. The maker K I is unknown. Obverse: A shield, possible depicting the arms of Portugal. Reverse: Upright hand, between K and I, six pointed star below. Dimensions: length: 13.67mm; width: 12.50mm; weight: 1.45g. A similar coin weights on the database by maker K I is LON-278AD4. References: Withers, P. & Withers, B. 2011. Identifying Coin-Weights Found …
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5AF0DC
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete copper alloy 'Venus penny' Jetton dating from AD 1490-1550. Mitchiner (1988:269 no. 835-837) Mitchiner (1988:265) writes "The 'Venus pennies' were a popular series of jettons, or reckoning counters, that were made for the merchants of Antwerp during a period when this city was the flourishing principal commercial centre of the land, and were circulated amongst the merchant classes during the first half of the sixteenth century. Obverse description: Austro-Burgundian shield in five parts: Three Lis (Burgundy modern), 3 horizontal lines, fesse (Austria), 3 oblique lines (Burg…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5AE345
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A Roman copper alloy barbarous radiate of an uncertain Emperor dating to the period AD 275-285 Reece period 15. The reverse type depicts a standing figure. Dimensions: diameter: 11.44mm; weight: 0.98g
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5ADC15
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A base silver Medieval Billon denier of the Crusader States dating from AD 1301-1316. Obverse: Castle Tournois Obverse legend: [] Reverse: Short cross Reverse legend: [] Dimensions: diameter: 18.92mm; weight: 0.77g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5AD612
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token dating from AD1648-1674. Williamson (1889:566 636). Obverse: AT . YE . GENERAL . MVNKES = W . K . M Reverse: HEAD . IN . CHVRCH . LANE = Full faced bust of a monk Demensions: diameter: 16.01mm; weight: 0.65g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol I. Elliot Stock: London. Copper alloy trade tokens were first struck in 1648. In 1656 half penny tokens were introduced. 1674 by Royal decree production of trade tokens ceased. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-5AC7B0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A silver Medieval penny of Henry V, Class C dating AD 1413-1422. Mint of York. The obverse has been double struck. North 1400. Obverse: Crowned bust of the king facing, broken annulet to right of crown. Obverse legend: HENRI[] Reverse: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant. Quatrefoil in centre. Reverse legend: CI[VI/TAS]/EBO/RACI Dimensions: diameter: 16.63mm; weight: 0.64g. References: North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-59C4A4
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy English jetton of Edward I, Mernick Class 1a3 reverse 6, dating to AD1279-1282. (Mitchiner 1988:107, refs: 171) Obverse: Shield bearing 3 lions passant, accosted by lis: border, strokes and rosettes. Reverse: Triple stranded cross fleury, with a star or cresent in each angle: border, ornament in each segment. Dimensions: diameter: 25.93mm; weight: 0.71g. Another Edward I, Class 1a jetton on the database is SF-0CA59C.Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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