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    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: KENT-769528
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval silver sceat of Primary Series C, of imitative tyoe, c.700-710.Abramson (2012. 51) No. 4.70. Obverse: Crude, oversized, bust right, angular ear. Legend: Runic ' ' translating as EPA. Reverse: Beaded votive standard enclosing, central annulet, crudely engraved letters, cross pattee each side. Dimensions: Diameter: 12.1mm, 1.58mm thick and Weight: 1.07g This coin shows the full inscription of Abramson (2012. 51) No. 4.70, is actually rather than , as on the obverse of Abramson (2012. 68) 12.10
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-750AA8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A slightly worn cast copper-alloy Finger-Ring of late Romen to Early-Medieval date c.AD 300-600. Descripion: A ring with a circular band, D-shaped in cross-section. It has a circular bezel with four clawed collett. The bezel is decorated with an incised hatched decoration forming a sunburst or floral motif around the collett. The claw is mostly empty with some evidence of a now missing dark blue setting. The band is unevenly ribbed and narrows towards its base, it has an ovoid sweeling at the base which is without decoration. The ring is patinated a light green colour. Measurements: …
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-73C6D0
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Middle Saxon to Late Saxon sheet copper alloy hooked tag with the end of the hook missing. Read 2008 early medieval single sharp-hooked clasp Class A, Type 2. Two perforated ring-and-dots for attachment holes, and traces of rocker-arm engraving. Extant length 14mm. Width 11.5mm. 8th - 11th century.
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: PAS-721549
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper-alloy artefact of c. 11th-century date, probably a strap-fitting. The object is a ring with a thick, slightly angular hoop and convex crude quatrefoil bezel. The quatrefoil head is perpendicular to the hoop. It is decorated with four triangular grooves arranged in saltire, but not meeting at the centre. The quatrefoil thus created has elements of slightly different sizes, one perpendicular to the hoop being quite small compared to the others. The artefact is now a red-brown colour, covered in patches of light-green corrosion product The artefact can be paralleled to a st…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sixpenny Handley CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-71FD0B
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper-alloy artefact of 11th-century date, probably a strap fitting. The object is a ring with a thick hoop and convex crude quatrefoil bezel, flat compared to the rest of the curved hoop. The quatrefoil head is perpendicular to the hoop. It is decorated with four triangular grooves arranged in saltire, but not meeting at the centre. The quatrefoil thus created has slightly longer elements in line with the hoop than those perpendicular to it. The terminals of each part of the quatrefoil are somewhat angled. The artefact is now a red-brown colour, covered in patches of light-gr…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wimborne St. Giles CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-7187C8
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper-alloy artefact of 11th-century date, probably a strap fitting. The object is a ring with a thick hoop and convex crude quatrefoil bezel. The quatrefoil head is perpendicular to the hoop. It is decorated with four triangular grooves arranged in saltire, but not meeting at the centre. The quatrefoil thus created has longer elements in line with the hoop than those perpendicular to it; its rendering is quite crude. The artefact is now a red-brown colour, covered in patches of light-green corrosion product The artefact can be paralleled to a strap slide/loop found looped ar…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage All Saints CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-608E5B
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete late early-medieval cast copper-alloy harness link (c. 11th century AD). The object would have consisted of a central circular plate with boss from which four arms would have emerged, one at each cardinal point; one arm has been lost completely, while another arm now only has a vestigial loop. Integral with the central circle is a high domed boss which is hollow backed. The arms are semicircular in cross-section, with a flat reverse. The surviving loops are oval and bevelled externally. They feature three rounded knops, one at each cardinal point. The object is a red-b…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage All Saints CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-602147
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete late early-medieval cast copper-alloy harness link (c. 11th century AD). The object consists of a central plate with boss; part of one of the terminal loops have been lost. The arms are semicircular in cross-section, with a flat reverse. At what would have been the centre of the complete link there is a low moulded boss with a small knop extending either side of the plate. The boss is solid. The plate terminated at each end in a loop; as noted, one is now vestigial. The other is circular and features three rounded knops, one at each cardinal point. The object is a red-bro…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wimborne St. Giles CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-5C5AB0
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A corroded and incomplete late early-medieval cast copper-alloy harness link (11th century AD). The object consists of a central plate with boss, though one half of the plate beyond the boss, along with its loop, have been lost. The arm is semicircular in cross-section, with a flat reverse. At one end of this is a moulded boss extending either side of the plate. It represents a face, probably zoomorphic rather than anthropomorphic. Just protruding above the plate are a pair of pointed ears. Below the plate is the nose and the lopsided V-shaped mouth. The nose is moulded, triangular, as…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St. Michael CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-5B678F
Object type: BRIDLE BIT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete late early-medieval/Anglo-Scandinavian cast copper-alloy cheekpiece of Williams Type 1 (c. 11th century AD). The only element to have been lost is one of the outcurving zoomorphic side plates, broken where the neck of the creature joined the body of the cheekpiece. The other side plate is intact and is formed of a curved Ringerike style animal head and neck in profile. The plate has a D-shaped cross-section, being curved on the front and flat on the reverse, The beast's neck is long and the head is set at roughly right angles to it. On the outer edge of the curve is a cus…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wimborne St. Giles CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-5A8269
Object type: BRIDLE BIT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A slightly corroded fragment from a late early-medieval/Anglo-Scandinavian cast copper-alloy cheekpiece (c. 11th century AD). The fragment is formed of a curved Ringerike style animal head and neck in profile, broken through the neck. The cheekpiece is flat and the neck is long and the head is set at roughly right angles to it. On the outer edge of the curve is a recessed protrusion, broadly semicircular with a small off-central knop and a second raised knop towards its back (at the neck end). At the tip of the head is a recurving hook to the upper jaw. Below are three slight, lobed pr…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage St. Michael CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-482C30
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Medieval (Anglo-Scandinavian) copper alloy stirrup strap mount, 53.6mm in length, of Williams' Class A, Type 12 (closed form). The mount is diamond or lozenge shaped and has moulded decoration comprising a saltire cross with four recesses, a central moulded boss and peripheral knops to the ends of the arms. Two further knops are present on the lateral points of the diamond shaped frame. An integral loop is located at the top containing the remains of an iron rivet. A flange extends rearwards from the base of the mount, containing the remains of two more iron rivets. The mount …
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-07304D
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Early Medieval stirrup mount, dating to AD 1000-1100. It is pentagonal in plan and there is a right angle flange at the bottom of the mount. There are two holes on the lower part of the mount, which still house the iron rivets; on the back of the mount survives a fragment of the iron strap or fitting. The apex of the mount is missing but it bears traces of a further central circular hole. The front face is decorated with incised lines depicting a pair of addorsed beasts beneath a pendent lobe (the latter does not survive in this object). The outline of the be…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-F6F5D2
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Medieval to Medieval copper alloy stirrup strap mount of Williams' (1997) Class A, type 11A, probably dating to c. AD 1000-1100. The mount consists of a sub-triangular plate, with a trilobed apex consisting of two scrolled volutes flanking the apex loop, now lost. The plate is decorated with a finely detailed lion, in relatively high relief, standing left with right forepaw raised, looking upwards with mouth open, and tail curving between its legs and over its back. The base of the plate features two circular perforations, with a small, right angled flange projecting from the …
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
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Record ID: NLM-F41525
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Aldfrith of Northumbria (685-705), as kindly identified by the finder/presenter. Abramson presents this as Series Y. Obverse description: Central ring and dot with legend around it. Plain initial cross. Obverse inscription: +ALDFRIDUS Reverse description: Quadruped left, tail with three forks over back, pelleted border below. Diameter: 11.4mm, Weight: 1.22gms, die axis: probably 12
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F40401
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin, in the style of a sceat; cf. Series R imitations, possibly issue of 710-765. Obverse description: Radiate head right in Roman barbarous radiate style. As for the reverse, Abramson scarcely presents such a simplified or degenerate standard as this. Reverse description: Square standard with an angular channel leading from one side, large central ring and dot with one smaller pellet adjacent, loose ring of blobs outside standard. Diameter: 13.0mm, Weight: 0.82gms, die axis: possibly 3
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3F34D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Series R1z/R1b (Abramson page 117, ref. R165), issue of 710-765. Obverse description: Small bird in right angled line, four or five runes below (appearing like, L to R: inverted F/reversed C/W/B, three small pellets below bird tail, bar with three triangles to right. Described as radiate by Abramson, and runic letters read as MCF; all within pelleted border. Reverse description: Rectangular standard, four Ts around central dot, cross pommee outside above, three conjoined triangles to outside left, face up C below, further group of three conjoined triangles right…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3D313
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Series E, issue of 700-765, a Frisian issue. Of a group of 7 coins presented together, this is exceptionally bright and the obverse detail blurred. Obverse description: Twelve quills springing left from a rounded crescent ridge, possibly with two central pellets, either letters [look like OCN] legs or degenerate features of bust right below crescent. Reverse description: Beaded square standard with central ring and pellet and three pellet-ended bars and a bird-like curvilinear blob within it, a pellet and mark on one side and the edge of a cross pommee on an ad…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3C579
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat, probably of Series L, a London derived issue of 730-765, cf. Abramson (page 78) L700 or K/N, issue of 720-740 - a broad range of 720-765 is suggested in advance of better qualified comment.. Obverse description: Beast with long pellet-ended jaws and large eye, curved neck, claw left and spiral right, quills behind beast neck, bar across curve of beast neck, straight line limits quills. This seems to combine a well-drawn beast motif with characteristics of a diademed bust. Reverse description: Figure with head of three rounded blobs and vertically striped tabard fa…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
No spatial data available.


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Record ID: NLM-F3B662
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Series H, issue of 710-745, issued in Hamwic, Wodan type; no exact parallel presented by Abramson. Obverse description: Small oval facing moustachioed bust within penannular halo of small pellets, eight large bordered pellets set equidistantly around the face with a single small pellet between each adjacent pair. Outer pelleted border. Reverse description: Linear or left hand five armed spiral peacock right, larger pellet surrounded by nine smaller pellets below its head, oval string of pellets for tail, row of pellets around one arm of spiral above the tail. Ou…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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