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    • Created after: Monday 1st January 2018
    • Created before: Friday 9th February 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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Record ID: LON-761803
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 Henry Hopping in Collumpton, Devonshire dating to AD 1666. Williamson (1889:139, no. 52) Obverse: HENRY . HOPPING . CARRIER . IN = A pack horse. 1666 Reverse: CVLLVMPTON . HIS . HALF . PENY = H . D . H Dimensions: diameter: 20.75mm; weight: 1.81g. 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…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-7613AB
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Late Medieval lead alloy cross and pellets token, London series, AD1425-1490. The obverse has a shield quartered by cross (chequy) with central nipple, in the field surrounded by a border of oblique rays. The reverse has a central short cross pattee with a ring and dot in each angle surrounded by a border of oblique rays. The oblique rays run in a clockwise direction upon both faces suggesting a London rather than Paris origin. Mitchiner and Skinner (1984:94) write "a significant number of 'cross and pellets' tokens have been recovered alongside coins of Henry VII, suggesting that t…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-756438
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Post Medieval, lead alloy cuff link or cuff button dating from AD1700-1800. The fastener is circular and depicts a left facing female bust, possibly Marie Terezie Holy Roman Empress with M.T.R.R.E.R.B below. The fastener has a beaded rim. The rear of the fastener is undecorated and the looped shank is broken and missing. Dimensions: diameter: 13.71mm; weight: 1.51g Other 18th century portrait cuff buttons on the database are LON-9386EB, SUSS-65BB71 and LON-D63C54. Reference: Read, B. 2005. Metal Buttons C.900BC - AD1700. Portcullis Publishing, Langport, Somerset
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-74C1D4
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy mandolin shaped spoon bowl probably dating AD 100-300. This is a Crummy Type 3 spoon. The bowl is concave and mandolin shaped in plan. The spoons surface exhibits traces of tinning on both the front and back of the spoon. The handle is missing but its ridge can be seen extending down the centre of the reverse. Crummy notes that although these spoons were probably made throughout the Roman period, they are likely to have been most popular in the second and third centuries AD. Similar spoons can be seen in (Crummy 1983:70 Fig.73 No. 2018-2019). Dim…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-74ABDE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (AD 324-337) dating to the period AD 330-331 Reverse shows two soldiers and two standards. Reece period 17. Mint of Trier. RIC 521 or 528, the mint mark -/-//TRS (RIC 521). Dimensions: diameter: 17.56mm; weight: 2.19g. Obverse description: Right facing bust, cuirassed and laureate Obverse inscription: FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC Reverse description: two solders two standards Reverse inscription: GLOR IAEXERC ITVS
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-67E4CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete and worn Roman copper-alloy as of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period c. AD 72 (Reece period 4). S C in the field reverse type depicting an Eagle standing front on globe, wings outstretched, head right. Mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 145, no. 1202. Obverse description: Laureate bust right. Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG COS IIII Reverse description: S C in field; an Eagle standing front on globe, wings outstretched, head right. Dimensions: diameter: 29.91mm. weight: 9.17g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-6268F3
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete lead-alloy pewter spoon of trifid form, dating from the reign of Queen Anne (AD 1702-1714). The spoon is decorated with a royal portrait bust of Queen Anne consisting of a crown (now missing) being held either side by amorini (a putto represented as an infant cupid) above a left facing bust. Below the bust, running down the front of the stem, is scroll or vine decoration; this stops just over half way down the stem terminating in cast initials 'T*P.', possibly the makers mark. The reverse of the handle and stem is undecorated, at the point that the stem meets the elong…
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-61D397
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy toy watch dating to the early 19th century. This is a Type 15 watch. This watch case has a plain back with a pelleted circumferential scrolling foliate decoration dividing the front from the back. The watch has a flat angular profile with a recessed dial, Roman hours I-XII. There is a clearly defined edge between the case and the dial to represent the difference between the outer and inner cases on a real watch. The dial is decorated with a central rosette surrounded by twelve pointed star with each point associated with an hour. There is a ring band between…
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-5E3ED8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Post Medieval base sherd from a bichrome tin-glazed earthenware (delftware) vessel dating from AD 1700-1730. The sherd is possibly from a night light or bird feeder, produced at the Lambeth pothouses although no exact parallel has been found. The remaining vessel tapers towards an integral dish at the base. A hole is pierced through the body of the vessel linking the interior to the dish. The vessel has several triangular windows cut into the body. The vessel has a buff fabric and the body is decorated with foliate and bird motifs with a solid blue border to the openwork…
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 30th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-4B5962
Object type: TILE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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A fragment of Roman ceramic tile with Procuratorial stamp dating from AD 80-120. The fragment of tegula or brick has the impression of a stamp that when complete would have read P.PR.BR within an ansate frame, this is a type 2485.10 stamp, similar stamps are depicted in Collingwood (1993:39 xii and xvii). Only the last two letters of the stamp, 'BR' remain. The full stamp would have read P(rocuratores) PR(ovinciae) BR(itanniae). Betts (1995:207) writes "Another stamp (Die 10) must have been in use for a considerable period as certain examples show distinct signs of wear." There were 45…
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2019
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Record ID: LON-F6E06D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn Medieval silver penny of Henry VII (1485-1509) minted at York under Archbishop Thomas Rotherham, 1485-1500 (North 1975:84 , ref: 1722). Obverse: [hEnRIC DEI GRA REX AnG]; Crowned bust facing with T by neck. Reverse: [CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each angle, quatrefoil at centre of cross. Dimensions: diameter: 14.26mm. weight: 0.66g. North, J.J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Friday 5th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-F6DDA2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy nummus of Licinius (308-324) (Reece period 15). Dimensions: diameter: 21.15mm; weight: 3.00g. Obverse description: Laureate bust right Obverse inscription: IMP LICINI[VS PF AVG ] Reverse description: [] Reverse inscription: []
Created on: Friday 5th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-F6DD13
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver denarius of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), mint of Rome issue AD 231-235, reverse depicting Providentia head turned left, holding corn-ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left; on ground modius. RIC IV Part II, p. 89, cf. no. 250c. Obverse description: Laureate head right, slight drapery over left shoulder and behind neck. Obverse inscription: IMP.ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Reverse description: Providentia head turned left, holding corn-ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left; on ground modius. Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIA AVG Dimensions: diameter: 2…
Created on: Friday 5th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-F6DBE8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
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A complete silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), mint of Rome issue AD 118, reverse depicting Pietas standing right with hands raised. RIC II, p. 346, cf. no. 52. Obverse description: Bearded bust laureate, with drapery on left shoulder, facing right Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Reverse description: Pietas standing right with hands raised. Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS DES III, VOT PVB Dimensions: diameter: 18.12mm, weight: 2.37g, die axis: 7
Created on: Friday 5th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-F6DB33
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver denarius of Commodus (AD 172-192), mint of Rome issue AD 192, reverse depicting Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm. RIC III, p. 393, cf. no. 237. Obverse description: Laureate head right . Obverse inscription: L AEL AVREL [CO-MM AVG P FEL] Reverse description: Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm, star in left field Reverse inscription: P M TR P XVII IMP VIII C[OS VII P P] Dimensions: diameter: 16.46mm, weight: 1.66 g, die axis: 6
Created on: Friday 5th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-F6C920
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A base sherd from a Roman Central Gaulish Lezoux samian ware plate/bowl, possibly Form Drag 18 or Drag 31 dating to AD 135-170. The remaining sherd consists of part of the foot ring and base of the vessel. The centre of the base rises into a cone with a maker's stamp CREIRO.OFI impressed across the top of the cone at the centre of the interior of the vessel. This is the stamp of the potter Criciro v, who was working in Lezoux from AD 135-170. The foot ring is chamfered. The fragment has a pink fabric and is coated in a red slip on both the inside and outside. Similar examples are illu…
Created on: Friday 5th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: LON-B759E6
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A group of nine Roman nummi dating from AD367-375 and two radiate coins dating from AD271-274. These coins were found dispersed in the same area. 1. A Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Lyons, AD 367-75 (Reece period 19). RIC volume IX, Dimensions: diameter: 17.60mm; weight: 2.32g. Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) Ruler/issuer: Valens Reece period: Period 19 [364-378] Mint or issue place: Lugdunum Obverse description: Diademed, draped cuirassed bust right Obverse inscript…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th January 2018
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