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

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Record ID: CORN-B746E7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy Roman hinged T-shaped, South-western derivative brooch. The left wing of the tubular crossbar has broken off at the end, however the right wing is complete with a bulbous rounded end and circumferential mouldings just inside the expanded knop. The crossbar is 35 mm in length and 7 mm in diameter at its thinnest and 8.5 mm in diameter at the bulbous end. The remnant of the curved bow is 25 mm long, 15 m wide where it is attached to the crossbar and tapers to a the broken edge which is 11 mm wide. The back of the bow is hollow and encrusted with iron corrosi…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st March 2018
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Record ID: CORN-5FF670
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy barbarous radiate of Victorinus (AD 269-271), Reece period 13, SALVS AVG (Salus 1) reverse type depicting Salus standing left with vertical sceptre in her left hand and a patera in her right hand feeding a snake rising from an altar to her right. Cf. Cunetio p.162, pl.37, no.2959.
Created on: Saturday 3rd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: CORN-FA4533
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a cast copper alloy horse bell with a rounded head with an integral square suspension loop that is 19 mm wide, 18 mm in height and 5.5 mm thick, with an oval perforation that is 6 mm long and 3.5 mm wide internally. The remains of the bell expand outwards from the head, which is 34 mm in diameter, to an edge of several jagged points, the longest of which is 41 mm in length. The bell is 3 mm thick at this broken edge and 48 mm in diameter. There is no circumferential rib around the top of the bell but there would probably have been a raised border around the base of the …
Created on: Monday 29th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
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Record ID: CORN-DC1D01
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy awl, sub-triangular in plan, rectangular in profile and ovate in section. The awl tapers in plan from the rounded spatulated end which is 14.6 mm wide, and sub-rectangular in section, to the pointed end which is 3 mm wide and circular in section. The awl is heavily patinated and has taken a lot of damage around the nib leaving it distorted and with several deep cuts across its surface. Some awls may have been hafted in to a wooden or bone handle and this flattened butt end may have made for better hafting. Plain copper-alloy awls are hard to date precisely, but ones …
Created on: Sunday 28th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: CORN-DB3022
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy finger ring with an empty circular collet for an intaglio. The hoop is oval in profile and D-shaped in section, tapering from the wide (10 mm wide), slightly bevelled shoulders to the narrower base (4 mm wide) of the hoop. The roughly circular collet on the oval bezel is formed from a raised collar which creates a recess, now empty, which would have contained an intaglio made from glass or a gemstone. The collar of the collet is 9 mm in diameter and 2 mm in height, and the internal diameter of the collet for the stone is 7 mm. The ring likely belongs to Henig's (1974) …
Created on: Sunday 28th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th February 2018
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Record ID: CORN-CCE215
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left holding wreath and palm, OF/[.]//CON* in exergue so mint of Arles, Second Period, c.AD 367-375. Cf. RIC IX, p.66, no.17b
Created on: Saturday 27th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: CORN-CC83D5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337), Reece Period 15, Group II (May 305 - Autumn 307) Period 2 (after 25th July AD 306), GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius stood in contrapposto facing left, head towered, loins draped, holding a patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left arm. Mint mark PLN indicating London mint. Cf. RIC VI, p.129, no.89b
Created on: Saturday 27th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
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Record ID: CORN-919CFA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine, dating from c.AD 330-335, Reece period 17 with unclear bust facing right on obverse, and GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers either side of two standards.
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-917532
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine, dating from c.AD 330-340, Reece period 17 with helmeted bust facing left on obverse, VRBS ROMA obverse type, and reverse depicting the she wolf suckling twins below.
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-915BC7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy barbarous Roman radiate dating from c.AD 275-285, Reece period 14, with radiate bust facing right on obverse and lower part of draped female standing figure on reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-913A77
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy barbarous Roman radiate dating from c.AD 275-285, Reece period 14, with radiate bust facing right on obverse but unclear reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-7133D3
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete polished chert Neolithic axehead, trapezoidal in plan, and lozenge-shaped in profile and section. According to Implement Petrology classifications: the face shape is virtually a symmetrical ovate (Class FS01), a medium symmetrical in profile (P02) and a pointed oval (CS13) in cross section. The blade section is symmetrical (BS10), the cutting edge curved, symmetrical (ES04), and the butt rounded in plan and pointed in profile (BU10). All surfaces have been ground and polished from a flaked roughout. At the butt end on the ventral face are two medium-sized flake scars which …
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-51F213
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Brass finger ring, biconical in profile, with two lines of horizontal raised lettering on the exterior of the hoop, between two borders of raised pellets within a recessed band that is 1 mm in from the edge. The lettering has been created by rolling a strip of sheet brass on to an engraved roller which would also form the pelleted borders. There is evidence of silver solder on the inside of the hoop which would have been used for a brass strip to hold it together. Gothic black letter script in two lines in French in opposition to each other or inverted: si nous tais tes saquerre…
Created on: Sunday 21st January 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th March 2018
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Record ID: CORN-F68043
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver sixpence of James I (1603-1625), First coinage (1603-1604), mintmark thistle (1603-1604), dated to 1603 on the reverse, Spink 2647.
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Saturday 20th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-F67238
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixth Issue (1582-1600), mintmark bell (1582-1583), Spink 2579.
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Saturday 20th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-F3DADA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third and fourth issues (1561-1577), mintmark pheon (1561-1565) dated to 1564 on the reverse, very large bust (3E) with hair swept back and large flan with inner beaded circle 19 mm in diameter, Spink 2561B.
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Saturday 20th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-F2A388
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver long cross penny of Edward I (1272-1307), Class 10ab3 (1302-1303) with serpentine 'S' and 'N' with incurving sides and annulet on neck between wedges.
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-7A58F0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A hammered silver long cross penny of Edward I (1272-1307). Class 10ab (1300-1305), mint of Durham. Cf. Withers (2006) pp.36-37
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-7A43A9
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy cauldron leg, 91 long, 33 mm wide, increasing to 41.5 mm at the foot. It is 14 mm in thickness, flaring outwards to 19 mm at its bulbous foot, and weighs 259 g. The surfaces are pitted and abraded and the everted foot is severely worn so there is little of the base left. The front face is decorated with a single, moulded, central rib and the back face is flat. There are patches of burnt black organic material on the surface as a result of the food that dripped down the leg from the cauldron when it was in the fire. The leg resembles those of a 16th centur…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: CORN-7A1C98
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead standing weight. Trapezoidal in plan, sub-rectangular in profile and rectangular in section. Height 87.5 mm, width 36.5 mm tapering to 33.5 mm at the top, thickness 29 mm tapering to 17.5 mm at the top and weighing 704 g (1lb 8.8 oz). A circular suspension hole, slightly biconical, 9 mm in diameter, has been drilled 20 mm from the narrow top end. The entire surface is covered with a well-developed grey-white patina of lead corrosion product. The base of the weight is marked by parallel lines suggesting that it has been filed flat in order that it might stand. Othe…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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