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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
    • Created before: Monday 11th June 2012
    • Broad period: MODERN
    • Institution: YORYM

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Record ID: YORYM-0884A4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy troy weight of modern date. The main body of the weight is cylindrical with sharply turned edges and a narrow handle projecting centrally from the top face. The handle is tapers towards the middle and flares outwards again to form the wider circular terminal. The metal has a mid greenish-brown colour and is worn. The weight is 31.8mm tall, 19.5mm in diameter at the body, 10.2mm in diameter at the handle and weighs 47.5g. The English troy bullion system was used from 1526 with greater standardisation from 1588 onwards. Cylindrical troy weights such as thi…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 18th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wawne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-07EF31
Object type: WATCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy clock or watch winder of modern date. The winder is formed from a single cast piece of metal with a large, square sectioned circular handle and square sectioned stem which terminates in a worn break. The metal has a light reddish-brown patina and survives in good condition. The winder is 36.4mm long, 23.1mm in diameter, 2.8mm wide, 2.5mm thick and weighs 4.2g.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 18th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wawne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-A481F5
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead whistle of modern date. The whistle is a hollow cone with open apex and a sub-triangular section removed to act as the sound hole. A casting seem is present along the two sides of the whistle and it is moulded with a design consisting of two ovate elements, giving the appearance of eyes. To either side of the "eyes" are two semi-circular designs which is repeated in retrograde on the bottom just in front of the sound hole. The metal has a mid greyish white colour and is worn. The whistle is 15.8mm long, 13.9mm wide, 7.8mm thick and weighs 2.9g. Similar exampl…
Created on: Monday 21st May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bilbrough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-BA7461
Object type: TAP
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy barrel tap of late post-medieval to modern date. The barrel tap has a circular sectioned spigot which tapers towards the end for fitting into the barrel. The end is capped by a circular element with four perforations. Four rows of five holes are present at the open end followed by an area of fine longitudinal striations at the wider end. From the striations the tap expands into two opposing threaded trunnions preceding the spout. The spout is also circular in section and curves downwards to allow the flow of liquid. A rectangular sectioned projection exten…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beadlam', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-00FAC3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete pressed copper alloy late post-medieval to modern cruciform mount. The mount is in the form of a cross crosslet with a copper alloy rivet through the centre and long circular sectioned shank projecting from the reverse. The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The mount is 30.8mm long, 30.5mm wide, 1.5mm thick and weighs 1.4g.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beverley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-E90622
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead customs seal of modern date. The seal is roughly circular in plan with a rectangular cross section and is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The hole would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. The front is decorated with a stamped design of the crowned Dutch shield bearing the rampant lion of Holland with a sword in its right paw. The reverse appears undecorated though is very worn. It is likely that this object was used as an official seal for goods exported from Holl…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Ferriby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-E8A4B7
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead Russian bale seal of early modern date. The seal is circular in plan with worn edges and a roughly rectangular cross section. It is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The holes would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. Stamped text can be seen on both sides of the seal though much on one side is now illegible The obverse is stamped with four lines of text reading: AR//[--]POK[---]//[--]KO[--]//[----] (the letter K is in retrograde). This text represents the initi…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Ferriby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-D93308
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead Russian bale seal of early modern date. The seal is circular with worn edges and a roughly rectangular cross section. It is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The holes would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. Stamped text can be seen on both sides of the seal. The obverse is stamped with four lines of text reading: NA//BUN[-]//NKOR[-]//H82 (the letter N's are in retrograde). This text represents the initials and surname of the Quality Control Officer and possibl…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Market Weighton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-778E15
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy token. Obverse: YORK//FARTHING//1814 Reverse: PEACE AND ALLIANCE around and holding branch
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'York', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-0B03C8
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead alloy bag seal of Modern date (AD 1800-1950). The seal is comprised of a single disk which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The holes would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. The seal is stamped with text on both sides which gives a probable Russian origin to the seal. One side of the seal reads BOLLW[.....] around the outer parameter of the seal with a five pointed star or flower. The other side reads [.....]...SAL also around the outer parameter and a five pointed star or flower in the centre of the seal. Th…
Created on: Friday 2nd March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shipton Thorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-79BF12
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead bag seal of modern date. The seal is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The holes would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. Stamped text can be seen on both sides of the seal though it is extremely worn with breaks rendering much of the text illegible. One side reads [----]//[-]HR//VI and the other reads [---]B//[--]//C.T.//1832. The text is likely to represent the name of the Quality Control Officer and possibly a code for the location at which the Officer worked or the…
Created on: Friday 24th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Strensall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-79B681
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead bag seal of modern date. The seal is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The holes would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. Stamped text can be seen on both sides of the seal; one bears three lines of text which appears to read A.ERO[-]//XNHb//H7 (the N is in retrograde). This text is likely to represent the name of the Quality Control Officer and possibly a code for the location at which the Officer worked or the registered number of the sealing tongs he used. The other …
Created on: Friday 24th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Strensall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-628701
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy pipe tamper of post-medieval to modern date. The tamper is in the form of a naked female figure standing with legs slightly apart, left hand on hip and right arm raised resting on head, possible clutching a cup or similar. The tamper is very worn rendering facial features indistinguishable though a faint outline of hair can be seen. On the back of the figure wavering lines running vertically may represent flowing hair or water being poured from the cup in the hand. The figure is stood on a circular base which is now broken and very worn though may hav…
Created on: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherburn In Elmet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-3CA931
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete lead bag seal of modern date. The seal is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by three parallel holes running across its diameter. The holes would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. Both sides are stamped with a central motif in a bordered roundel. On one side the image depicts a bird, most probably a pelican and the other side shows a pelican feeding its chicks with blood from its breast. The text around both these images reads "G & T EARLE LIMITED HULL" who were ship-owners and cement manufacturers in the …
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Langtoft', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-435131
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy probable trader's token of early modern date. The token is very worn but appears to have the image of a seated dog within a now illegible circumferential legend on one face. The reverse bears an indiscernible design with ribbon detail. Trade tokens were popular during the mid 17th century but continued in use into the 20th century. Trade tokens and were used as local currency and as advertising tools. The condition and style of this example suggests a more recent date.
Created on: Monday 16th January 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 24th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Askham Bryan', grid reference and parish protected.


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