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    • Created by: Walter (Jo) Ahmet
    • Primary material: Gold

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Record ID: KENT-B85DD6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, struckfor Eppillus, c. AD 1-15, Eppillus King type. Obverse: Legend COM.F in a panel across two opposed neck torcs and curvilinear motifs. Reverse: A horse left, EP above, REX below. As ABC (Rudd), p. 42, no. 396. Measurements: 12.5mm in diameter and 1.37g in weight. Discussion: Coin is die linked to type specimen for ABC 396, coin 08.9227 (CCI?).
Created on: Monday 8th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5E0C7C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A clipped post-Medieval gold 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon (Joan the Mad) and Charles V (Charles I of Spain), 1516-1555. MInted c.1535-1555. Reverse mintmark: castle. Minted at Seville. Measurements: 23.27mm in diameter, 1.12mm thick and 3.18g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-364FF3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age Gallo-Belgic gold stater of the Ambiani. Of 'Gallic War Uniface' type, c.60-50 BC. Gallo-Belgic E (Scheers class III),, ABC 16; VA 50-56. Measurements: 17.78mm in diameter, 3.33mm thick and 6.09g in weight. Discussion: From BERK-A92065"Known as the 'Gallic War uniface' stater these coins were struck by the Ambiani in northern France almost certainly during the Gallic War [period] (c. 60-50 BC ) and imported into Britain during the late first century BC. These gold coins are frequently found in southern Britain where they circulated in large numbers, and where some [varie…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5B83CC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete milled gold Post-Medieval Portugese 4000 reis or 'moidore' João V (1706-1750). Minted at the Brazillian mint of Bahia, in the city of Salvador and dated '1723'. The coin has been damaged after deposition with the flan missing from 6-11 o'clock. Measurements: 28.62mm in diameter, 1.53mm thick and 7.07g in weight.
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B66422
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Psuedo-Imperial tremissis of Anastasius I (AD 491-518). Obverse: D N ANASTA-SIVS P F AVC, Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right, diadem tie disconnected from diadem, star above head. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVII, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//COIIOƆ. This is probably a Pseudo-Imperial issue from unclear mint, for the official issue of Anastasius from Constantinople cf. MIBE, p.84, no. 12. Measurements: 15.2mm in diameter, 1.06mm thick and 1.39g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7C7FB8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A late iron age gold uniface quarter stater coin of a Gallo-Belgic type attributed to the Morini of the modern day Pas-de-Calais, minted between c.80-60BC. Gallo-Belgic D (Scheers class IV), ABC 43, VA 69-3.Obverse: plain, possible mould related marks upon it. Reverse: Tree-like object. Measurements: 12.92mm in diameter, 2.21mm thick and 1.44g in weight.
Created on: Monday 18th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C06033
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A 'fob' seal matrix consisting of a thin (2mm) carved brown and clear oval gemstone in a gold frame, attached to an enamelled gold swivel mount. The gemstone depicts a winged cherub in profile, facing to the viewer's right, with drapery trailing from his shoulders. In his outstretched right hand he holds a thin, twisted item, possibly a rope or the mouthpiece to a musical instrument. A series of waves covers the bottom third of the image and the cherub sits astride a cannon-shaped barrel floating among them. A carved oval border encloses the scene and the gemstone in enclosed on its ed…
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'St Margaret’s at Cliffe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-CBA86E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age Gold uniface quarter Stater of the Cantiaci, possible issue of Dubnovellaunos (c.25BC-AD 5), Dubnovellaunos trefoil type, ABC no. 312 (Rudd 2010, 39). Reverse: Horse? right, trefoil (wings?) above flanked by annulets (face?). VA 170, BMC 2475-77. Measurements: 11.03mm in diameter, 1.91mm thick and 1.24g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: KENT-11B4FB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age Gold quarter Stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, struck in the name of Tasciovanus, dating to the period c.AD 5-15, 'Sego Tascio Tablet' type. Obverse: TASCIO in central panel, wheel and two pellets above and below. Reverse: Horse left, ring holding pellets above, pelletal crescent below, vertical lines in exergue, a torc(?) before. As ABC, p. 44, no. 444, BMC, p. 116, no. 1646. Measurements: 12.3mm in diameter, 1.34gm in weight.
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th March 2018
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Record ID: KENT-6C6948
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A worn cast gold inscribed finger-ring or 'posie' dating to the 17th or 18th centuries. Description: The hoop is circular in plan, D-shaped in cross-section and has a transverse break. The inscription, which runs around the internal circumferences, is in lower case and reads 'Love Virtu'. The band shows some abrasion with small nicks having been taken from the loop. Measurements: 19.03mm in diameter, 2.42mm wide, band is 2.3mm thick and 1.6g in weight. Discussion: Posie or posey rings were a popular form of finger-ring from the 16th to 18th centuries, more often in gold than silver.…
Created on: Thursday 23rd November 2017
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eythorne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-6C2FB6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A slightly worn and abraded Post-Medieval gold 'memento mori' type finger-ring, possibly dating 1650-1710. Description: The finger ring has is a simple loop with a D-shaped cross-section and a decorative engraved skull in 3/4 profile left. There is only a small surviving trace of the black enamel or niello that would have decorated the skull, mostly around the teeth/jaw. The inscription on the internal surface reads: "Remember your friends' then the initials 'N//G S'. There is also a maker's mark on the inner surface - a globular stamp reading "PR". The ring has some minor abrasion. …
Created on: Thursday 23rd November 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Ashford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-2CAC8C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age Gallo-Belgic gold stater of the Ambiani. Of 'Gallic War Uniface' type, c.60-50 BC. As ABC 16; VA 50-56. Measurements: 18.62mm in diameter, 2.86mm thick and 5.91g in weight. Discussion: From BERK-A92065"Known as the 'Gallic War uniface' stater these coins were struck by the Ambiani in northern France almost certainly during the Gallic War [period] (c. 60-50 BC ) and imported into Britain during the late first century BC. These gold coins are frequently found in southern Britain where they circulated in large numbers, and where some [varieties] may also have been produced."
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd November 2017
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Record ID: KENT-B1B4B9
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragmented of gold ingot of uncertain date Description: Hammered gold bar, of rectangular section, tapering slightly towards rounded ends. Accretion of (?)ferrous metal towards one end on one face. There are no obvious test marks. Dimensions: 24 x 6 x 4mm, 5.92g Discussion: Ingots are extremely difficult to date with any certainty unless they are found in association with other objects, or unless they have features which point firmly to association with a particular period. Although there is often an assumption that ingots are likely to be of Viking origin, as they functioned with…
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-5E6A92
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Anglo-Saxon Coin pendant utilising a pseudo imperial solidus of Cross-on-steps type (North No. 28/1, Stewart A.93/92), dating c.AD 640-670. Description: Obverse: Bust right wearing diadem of two rows of large petals and ornamental drapery. Legend: 'ƆNAT[o o]TAVCo' legend starts at 7 o'clock. Reverse: Cross potent on pyramidal pedestal of four steps. Legend: 'hITnP PnTIh' Blundered, Mirrored first h is reversed?. 'oWo' in exergue. Die axis 12 o'clock . The pendant has an incomplete suspension loop at roughly 12 o'clock of typically ribbed form, it is warped and incomplete. The …
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hoo Penisula', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-5DD1D6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast medieval gold and gemstone, 'stirrup' finger ring dating from the mid-12th to 15th century. Description: The ring has a simple undecorated band D-shaped cross-section which rises from the shoulders into a pointed triangular (in plan) bezel. The bezel is set with a dark strongly coloured and semi-transparent green irregularly shaped cabochon, certainly either an emerald or high-quality green beryl. The inside of the ring is flat and level throughout. The shoulders are decorated by a floral vegetative motif, formed from a cone of incised lines and annulets formed in a cone shape …
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-21E814
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold posie/posey Finger Ring of Post-Medieval date, c.17th century. Description: The ring has an evenly well-formed band, D-shaped cross section. The interior circumference has an incised inscription typical of the type, in lower case lettering although not cursive, it reads 'Live in love and fear the lord' Followed by the letter 'S' over 'R G'. The exterior surface of the ring is undecorated with only minor abrasions caused by post-depositional processes. Measurements: 22.94mm in diameter, 6.36mm thick (band 2.42mm thick) and 10.95g in weight. Discussion: Posie or posey …
Created on: Monday 2nd October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-122CB8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A milled gold 1/2 escudo (800 Reis) of João V of Portugal (r.1706-1750), dated 1733, mintmark 'M'. Minted in the colonial Brazillian mints of Rio, Bahia or Minas Gerais. Measurements: 17.01mm in diameter, 0.79mm thick 1.78g in weight
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st September 2017
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Record ID: KENT-1134A1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A facetted gold ring of late Medieval to Post-Medieval date. Description: The loop is formed from 12 pointed moulded oval segments or petals aligned diagonally to the loop and abutting each other on their sides. The pointed ovals alternate hatched lines in raised rim and incised lines in one plain within raised rim. It is possible this isn't direct decoration but the adhering surface for enamel which is now missing. Despite these elements missing any possible enamel the ring remains in good condition Measurements: 18.49mm in diameter, 3.37mm thick and 1.96g in weight. Discussion: Th…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 6th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Iwade', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-C162C6
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold disc pendant with an openwork cross motif, dating to the late 6th to early 7th centuries. Description:The pendant is constructed from four concentric rings of gold wire, alternating between beaded and plain wire. These form an open ring, in the centre of which has been soldered a cross also made of wire, its surface uneven suggesting damage or extremely worn beading. The cross has been made from a single vertical strand of wire, with two horizontal strands of wire soldered to each side to form the arms of the cross. A suspension loop, made from a rectangular gold stri…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-CC971A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold posie/posey Finger Ring of Post-Medieval date, c.17th century. Description: The ring has an evenly well-formed band, D-shaped cross section. The interior circumference has an incised inscription typical of the type, in lower case lettering although not cursive, it reads 'I joy to find a constant mind'. The exterior surface of the ring is undecorated with only minor abrasions caused by post-depositional processes. Measurements: 20.98mm in diameter, 5.83mm thick (band 1.73mm thick) and 4.8g in weight. Discussion: Posie or posey rings were a popular form of finger-ring …
Created on: Monday 17th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Goudhurst', grid reference and parish protected.


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