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    • Created after: Monday 1st January 2018
    • Created before: Friday 9th February 2018

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Record ID: LON-4759B1
Object type: DRINKING VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Post Medieval ceramic stoneware Siegburg drinking bowl dating from AD1350-1500. The sherd consists of part of the rim and bowl of the vessel. The rim is decorated with an applied round prunt. The vessel is unglazed and has a light grey fabric with some discoloration from its deposition environment. The complete vessel would have been a shallow drinking bowl with a thumbed pedestal foot, see Gaimster (1997:168 Fig 2) for a complete example. Dimensions: height: 27.39mm; length: 118.65mm; width: 58.54mm; thickness: 5.89mm; weight: 70.69mm. A similar Siegburg drinking bowl …
Created on: Friday 2nd February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: LON-5BA1A9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus, probably a contemporary copy of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). Possibly a [FEL TEMP REPARATIO] reverse type depicting a Soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Uncertain mint. Dimensions: diameter: 14.59mm; weight: 1.05g.
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-5B9DEE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330-331. Reverse shows Victory standing on prow. Reece period 17. Mint of Lyon. RIC VII, No. 246. Dimensions: diameter: 17.22mm; weight: 2.22g. Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left with sceptre Obverse inscription: CONSTAN/[TINOPOLIS] Reverse description: Victory left on ships prow Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-5B9CA6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A very worn and pierced Roman coin, probably an as or dupondius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period c.AD 41-260. Unclear reverse type, S [C] in the field. Uncertain mint. The coin has a single circular piercing at one edge of the flan.
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-5B9BC2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius (AD 350-353), dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18). SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type, depicting Chi-Rho between alpha and omega. Uncertain mint. Obverse description: Draped, bare-headed bust right. . Obverse inscription: [] Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho between alpha and omega. Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES] Dimensions: diameter: 22.62mm, weight: 3.11g, die axis: 12
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-5B9B24
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete copper alloy nummus of The House of Constantine. Obverse: Helmeted bust right. Obverse inscription: [] Reverse: [] Reverse inscription: [] Mintmark: Dimensions: diameter: 14.98mm; weight: 1.11g.
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-5B996D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A very worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of uncertain later 3rd century AD ruler, possibly Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 260-275 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure left. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-1E2069
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A fragment of Roman ceramic Verulamium Region Coarse White-slipped ware (VCWS) jar, Hadrianic to Antonine date AD120-190. The fragment consists of a handle with two ribs and part of the body of the vessel. The remaining fragment is undecorated; the exterior surface has a thin white slip and the interior is an oxidised red. The fabric is oxidised red with numerous sand inclusions throughout. Jars with this type of handle can be seen in Davies, Richardson and Tomber (1994:57 fig.47 No.262-263). Dimensions: length: 43.14mm; width: 47.03mm; weight: 16.25g Davies et al (1994:59) w…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: LON-1E182C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A rim sherd fragment from a Roman Gaulish samian ware hemispherical bowl Form Dragendorff 37 by the Les Martres de Veyre potter known as 'X-2' dating to AD 100 - 120. The sherd has a beaded rim with a plain band beneath followed by a moulded decoration consisting of a band of rosette-tongued ovolo, under which is a wavy border and the top part of a figure consisting of head and arm, possibly Apollo with lyre. The fragment has a pink fabric and is coated in a red slip on both the inside and outside which is abraded with some of the slip worn away from the high points of the moulded dec…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
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Record ID: LON-1E176A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A base sherd fragment from a Roman Gaulish samian ware cup or small bowl dating to AD 70 - 230. The sherd has a shallow base with a beaded foot ring. No maker's stamp is present. The fragment has a pink fabric and is coated in a red slip on both the inside and outside. Dimensions: length: 82.61mm; width: 39.51mm; height: 16.36mm; weight: 28.38g. References: Oswald, F. and Pryce, T. Davies 1920. An introduction to the study of terra sigillata, London. de la Bedoyere, G. 1988. Samian Ware. Shire Publications Ltd, Aylesbury. Webster, P. 1996. Roman Samian Pottery in Britain. …
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: LON-1CD94C
Object type: TILE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A fragment of a Roman ceramic Lowther's Group 5 and Betts Die 13 relief-patterned flue-tile dating from AD 120-160. A similar tile is illustrated in Betts et al (1997:60 Fig.27h No.13). The front is decorated with relief-patterned rolled design in the "Diamond and lattice" group style. Betts writes "Keyed with wooden rollers applied when the clay was still damp, before they were put into the kiln to fire. This was added so the tiles could be more firmly mortared into place." The fabric is fully oxidised and red throughout. Betts et al (1997:82) write "At Winchester Palace example 13 w…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-E10617
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Cheam whiteware measure dating to the 14th-15th century. The measure is baluster shaped, and has a buff fabric which is glazed on the interior with a clear pale green glaze, the interior surface is otherwise undecorated but has regular striations from the wheel turning process. The exterior is poorly finished with numerous stretch-marks, kiln scars and handling marks typical of this type of vessel. There are some splashes of the clear green glaze on the underside of the base. Dimensions: height: 48.49mm; diameter of base: 52.02mm; weight: 54.74g. Another Cheam whit…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
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Record ID: LON-DE647F
Object type: FLAGON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A fragment of Roman ceramic Verulamium Region White ware (VRW) ring-neck flagon dating from the early Antonine period date AD 120-160. The fragment consists of the four rilled rim flagon neck and part of a three ribbed handle. The flagon is undecorated aside from the rim, the exterior surface has a thin white slip. The fabric is off-white with numerous inclusions throughout. Similar flagons can be seen in Davies, Richardson and Tomber (1994:44 fig.35 No.156 -157). Dimensions: height: 69.40mm; width of handle: 25.47mm; thickness of handle: 10.37mm; weight: 148.27g; diameter of ap…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-CB52AA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Post Medieval ceramic Raeren stoneware shoe/boot dating from AD 1500-1550. The remaining shoe consists of part of the lower leg, ankle and heel part of the shoe, the toe is now missing. The shoe is decorated with a series of stamped dots which represent stitching. The shoe has a grey fabric and glossy grey glaze on both the interior and exterior. A very similar shoe can be seen in Hurst et al (1986:207 fig. 100.323) found at Alkmaar, Netherlands which had a moulded face on the toe area, it is probable that this shoe had the same decoration. The Alkmaar example has a wide …
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
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Record ID: LON-A62256
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy token dating from the first half of the 16th century. Other Early Tudor tokens can be found in Mitchiner and Skinner (1984:148-49, nos.18-47) which are dated to early 16th century. Obverse: Cross pattée: border annulets. Reverse: Star of David, the legend in the margin is uncertain. Dimensions: diameter: 18.49mm; weight: 2.03g. Reference: Mitchiner, M. and Skinner, A. 1984. English Tokens C.1425 - 1672.
Created on: Saturday 13th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-A5D90E
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post medieval copper alloy thimble dating AD1520-1620. The thimble has a wide margin between the base and the regularly spaced pits. The pits are drilled in a spiral and they cover the peak. Where the pits terminate, there is a makers stamp in the form of a capital letter 'R'. Holmes (1988:3) writes "Thimbles with hand punched indentations often have a maker's mark which is struck where the spiral of the indentations begins near the base. These would appear to have been imported mostly from Nuremberg where, under the ordinances of the Guild of Thimble-makers, all thimbles a…
Created on: Saturday 13th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-9ABEE5
Object type: COSTREL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete North Italian Marbled (marmorizzata) bichrome lion headed baluster shaped costrel (fiascha da viaggio), dating from AD1600-1650. The remaining costrel consists of base, body and part of the neck. This constitutes approximately nine tenths of the original vessel with only the top part of the neck and thick flanged rim missing. The vessel has a tapering neck which swells into a near spherical 'bulb' shaped body before contracting to a pedestal shaped base. Two sets of diametrically opposed evenly spaced lion head lugs are attached to the body. The first set are attached ju…
Created on: Saturday 13th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-915A31
Object type: COSTREL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete North Italian Marbled (marmorizzata) bichrome lion headed baluster shaped costrel (fiascha da viaggio), dating from AD1600-1650. The remaining costrel consists of neck and top half of the body this constitutes approximately half of the original vessel. The vessel has a thick flanged rim and tapering neck which swells into a near spherical 'bulb' shaped body. Two diametrically opposed lion head lugs are attached just below the neck of the costrel where the body of the vessel swells. The fabric of vessel is a fine pale red earthenware, the exterior has a red and white bich…
Created on: Friday 12th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-8C7752
Object type: NET SINKER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval ceramic weight, possible a seine net sinker dating from AD 1600-1800. The net sinker is axe shaped, it is triangle in plan and it has a tapering cross-section. There is a perforation at the peak and a knife cut V shaped groove running through from back to front along the top edge. The fabric of the weight is oxidised and orange in colour. The weight has a strong resemblance to Roman loom weights and it is possible it may be identified as such, though the knife cut groove on the top edge differentiate the two artefacts. Mike Webber suggests these are post medieval se…
Created on: Friday 12th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-761B29
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token, issued by Stephen Porter in Temple Bar dating to AD 1667. Williamson (1889:529, no.175) Obverse: STEPHEN . PORTER . AT . YE . NAG = A horse's head bridled Reverse: TAVERN . IN . BELL . YARD . NEAR = 1667 . TEMPL . BAR Dimensions: diameter: 20.58mm; weight: 1.96g. 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…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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