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Record ID: SOM-4E010B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Five heavily abraded body sherds Roman Black Burnished Ware vessels (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) dating c. AD 75-410. All are too fragmentary to establish the form although the range of thicknesses and firing suggests more than one vessel is represented. All have are a hard fired, dark grey fabric with occasional brown areas on some sherds and one unusually a mid gray on the inner (abraded) face. The fabric contains abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1.5mm, rare sub-angular orange/brown iron stone, <1.5mm, occasional sub-angular white inclusions, <1.5mm, p…
Created on: Saturday 4th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 4th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Trudoxhill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4DDBC3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three heavily abraded body sherds and one base sherd of Roman greyware vessels. The base sherd is a small fragment from a narrow based vessel with sides that are expanding outwards at around 75 degrees to the base, probably a jar. The micaceous fabric varies from pale to mid-grey with a silty texture, abundent fine sand temper and occasional (5-10%) rounded inclusion up to 1mm, probably limestone or other grey stone. 22g in total weight.
Created on: Saturday 4th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 4th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Trudoxhill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6EC1F4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy of nummus of Valentinian I dating to AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the emperor with a standard going right dragging a captive. Mint unclear.
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: SOM-5DF131
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Scottish Medievel silver penny of Alexander III dating to AD 1280 to 1286. Mint of 20 points. Stewart and North Class E1. Spink 5056. The coin is broken around the edge with about 50% of the legend missing.
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: SOM-5CED37
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Heavily clipped Roman silver siliqua of Valens dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). VRBS ROMA reverse type depicting Roma seated left holding a sceptre and Victory. Mint unclear.
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: SOM-5AEF81
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval - modern copper alloy locking belt hanger for keys or a purse. The hanger has a oblong 'lock' at the top from which a rectangular sectioned bar descends before curving forward to create a hook. At the end of the hook is a hinge and the remains of the closing bar. There is an elongated oval loop on the back of the 'lock' and bar through which the belt would have been threaded, the top projects slightly above the lock and is worn and thinned from use. The front, base and back of the 'lock' are integrally cast with the bar and loop. The front has a rectangular slot theough …
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burlescombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-307354
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy radiate of Tetricus I dating to AD 271 to 273 (Reece period 13). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus standing facing left holding cornucopia and feeding a snake rising form an altar.
Created on: Saturday 21st July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: SOM-B5638E
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy figurine of Jupiter, incomplete and unfinished. The figurine is a standing male figure, missing his lower legs and feet and left hand to old, worn beaks. The facial features are worn but he is bearded with short curly hair which is slightly thickened around the edges of the hair and comes to a thicker fringe at the forehead. The torso is inclined slightly to the left (as viewed) and his left leg is slightly bent at the knee while his right leg is straight, bending out slightly just before the break, possibly due to damage. Any evidence of genitals are covered by iron…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brompton Regis CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-A420B9
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Large medieval copper alloy seal matrix which has been damaged, probably deliberately to deface it, The seal is circular with a flat back and an irregular hole through the centre. This hole appears to have removed the deepest part of the central design possibly by slicing or breaking the handle off the back, taking the centre with it. The back is now smooth with areas or rougher brighter green corrosion. The front has a cnetral design of a shield with square top and curved sides meeting at a point at the bottom, the remaining decoration appears to be vair but there is of course no ind…
Created on: Monday 2nd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 2nd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lillington CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-27CBDA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two rim sherds of probably Saxo-Norman vessels dating to c. AD 1000-1250. One shrd is more abraded with none of the original surface remaning on the outside and little on the inside; the breaks are all abraded. The vessels are both hard fired with a dark buff fabric, shading to pale orange in places and with sooting on the outer surface which remains on one sherd. They both have abundent (up to 40%) angular poorly sorted patinated chert temper up to 2mm across, some of which is burnt flint/chert. There are very occasional rounded ironstone inclusions up to 1mm and very occasional organ…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-273CC9
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval gilded copper alloy mount of probably later 16th or 17th century date. The mount has a rectangular plate with integral openwork projections to each long side and integral attachment spikes on the back. The front is decorated with an elaborated design of cast raised ropework lines and pellets. The design has opposing double spirals flanking a central circle with other smaller plain line spirals within the double ones and ropework curved lines flanking the central circle and forming a border around the whole. Multiple pellets adorn the design at the centre and corner of eac…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Montague CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-25F3B3
Object type: BULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Just under half of a lead bulla of the Grand Master of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers). The object has been deliberately cut in half with an additional triangular section cut from the middle. The raised, stamped, image on the obverse when complete would have depicted the Master, kneeling left with a patriachial cross on the left, flanking by Alpha and Omega, only the alpha and part of the cross is now visible. The design is encircled by a plain line border. The obverse legend reads (clockwise from 12 o'clock): [...CVST]OS. PAVPERVM, ie guardi…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Monday 18th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bruton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-22B7DA
Object type: CORKSCREW
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron bow corkscrew acting as a handle for a further unidentified iron tool, possibly a key or pipe related. The piece has a well preserved copper alloy bow with a semi-circular upper part which entends down at the base into a projection. At the end of the projection the arms of the bow flank a hinge for the iron corkscrew which would have folded into the bow. Only a small amount of the screw now remains, part attached to the hinge and part to the top of the bow, possibly concreted into the second tool. The bow widens towards the top and on the outerside at the top is a…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-FC6DEC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy radiate of Claudius II dating to AD 268 to 270 (Reece period 13). PAS AVGVSTI reverse depicting Pax standing facing left with branch and transverse sceptre. Minted at Rome. Normanby 918, Cunetio 2191.
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F9F2C3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A corroded copper-alloy Iron Age unit, Gallo-Belgic import attributed to the Ambiani, dating to the period c.60-25 BC. Obverse: Bust right with large eye. Reverse: Horse left with prominent ear, in front a large cross, above and below traces of ring and dot motifs. As DT (2002, p. 82) no. 358.
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Overton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F9A095
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy radiate possibly a contemporay copy probably of Claudius II or Quintillus dating to AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing female figure, right hand raised. Unclear mint.
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F94E08
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dated to 1578 on the coin. Initial mark: plain cross. (North 1991:135) no 1998.
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-94C3C0
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy Tournai jetton dating to c. AD 1500 to 1525. Rose shield of Tournai varient / cross potent with ficticious legends. Minted at Tournai. Varient on Mitchiner (1988, 237) no. 718 and Mernick and Algar (2001, 238) no.179. Unlike the common type which has two angled fleur de lis and a trefoil this example has three fleur de lis on the lower part of the shield below the three roses in chief. LVPL-039822 on this database is similar.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-94431E
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy spherical bell with an integral loop at the top and openwork lower section. The loop is crudely cast with a circular hole through it and rough projections on the outer side, possibly casting flashes that have not been cleared off. The upper (solid) part of the bell has four regularly spaced moulded squared topped and round based shields each within a circle. One shield is slightly angled suggesting this was a stamp stamped into apossibly ceramic mould. Between the circles and the shields are raised hatching and on each shield is a displayed eagle (on the left…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: SOM-6A7AD0
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman lead ingot, or "pig" probably dating to the period c. AD 150-402. The ingot is rectangular in plan and trapezoidal in cross-section with rounded corners and no inscription visible on the top. The top has a raised rim around a recessed rectangular panel. The rim is also trapezoid in shape with bevelled inner and outer faces. The rim varys between 20.4 and 21mm wide on one long side 23.4 and 23.3 on other. The panel is recessed 1.8mm and 2.5mm at the ends deepening to 6.1mm in the centre. The top of the panel is ridged, the form of the ridges suggesting semi-molton lead was smoot…
Created on: Saturday 12th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selwood', grid reference and parish protected.


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