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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
    • Created before: Monday 11th June 2012
    • Broad period: MODERN
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Record ID: NCL-628F61
Object type: TOY
Broad period: MODERN
County: Gateshead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy water pistol toy of later 19th or early 20th century date. The object takes the form of a revolver or 'six-shooter' handgun, missing the sqeezable balloon handle. The attachment for the handle is a projecting disc that would have fitted into a socket. The gun is not an exact replica in miniature, however, as there is no trigger or trigger guard, hammer or sight at the end of the barrel. The end of the barrel of worn and slightly rounded and appears solid. Flashmarks are visible along the upper and lower faces around the perimeter of the object.
Created on: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Last updated: Thursday 9th October 2014
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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: KENT-605D48
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: MODERN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Seven silver beads; four of them spherical and three barrel-shaped. After examination, the beads were considered to be of insufficient age to be considered under the terms of the Treasure Act 1996.
Created on: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Last updated: Thursday 23rd February 2012
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Record ID: LVPL-4ED895
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver finger ring in the form of a strap or miniature belt. It has fractured across the band at one point, no gilding is evident. The hoop, which has a fracture across it, has a band width of 6.3mm, an internal diameter of 22.2 x 19mm and weight of 5.844g. The finger ring has a form typical of a nineteenth century date. The popular form was made by a range of manufacturers, including Spiers (Hart 1978, 133). Details of the strap slide vary, and some have buckle loops. This ring is of nineteenth-century date and therefore as it is not at least 300 years old is not treasure under …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hanmer', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-3A2086
Object type: BUTTON COVER
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Modern pressed silver sheet object, possibly a button cover (c. 1800-c. 1950 AD) It is very thin and flimsy with no means of attachment other than the down-turned rim. On the front is the raised word: VECTIS in serifed capital letters. The V is larger than the other letters. Diameter: 16.05mm thickness: 1.36mm. Weight: 0.28g.
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Last updated: Thursday 9th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-382DC8
Object type: POKER
Broad period: MODERN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Fireside implement fragment. Concavo-convex casting representing a perched eagle, probably a handle for part of a fireside companion set; a vertical screw-threaded fixing hole in the base indicates a recent date. The motif became especially popular in the period after the Napoleonic Wars, when the British capture of French standards topped with gilded eagles was much celebrated and commemorated; and subsequently as the merits of the defeated Napoleon were canvassed by liberal opinion. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1930. Height: 41mm, Width: 30mm, Thickness:1.8mm, Weig…
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: NLM-3765A1
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy, painted black Coin Weight, as identified by finder. Probably milled design, probably mimicking coin of George III (1760-1820). The mass is just over one quarter imperial ounce. Obverse description: Bust right, with prominent Roman nose, beetling brow and prominent hair or wig. Partially obscured by green encrustation. Obverse inscription: G[---]18 11 DE[--] Reverse description: Cushion crown over legend: C?VENT within beaded circle. Diameter: 20.1mm, Thickness: 3.6mm, Weight: 7.70gms.
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: NLM-3756F4
Object type: STUD
Broad period: MODERN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Stud. Cast stud comprising a flat circular plate joined to a smaller concavo-convex head by a round section shank. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 11.1mm, Height: 6.7mm, Weight: 1.54gms.
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: NARC-E97244
Object type: PENCIL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Modern cast-lead pencil sharpener of 19th century date (c. 1850-c. 1900). The lower part is hollow and cone-shaped to house the pencil. It has a rim at the base and a vertical slot at one side. On the opposite side of the slot there is a raised cartouche or similar feature with the initials SO. The decorative handle end is sub-triangular in plan and pointed in side view. Two scrolls rise from each side of the cone to form a six-sided opening. The scrolls support a scallop-like feature which has an almost similar design on each face with a circular hole at the base. …
Created on: Friday 17th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 17th February 2012
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Record ID: NARC-E94AF3
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy belt fitting. Square in plan, with concave sides and etched design which suggests lettering. The reverse has four rectangular lugs, one at each corner, which are each broken at approximately 3.5mm high.The design and patina suggest a modern date.
Created on: Friday 17th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd February 2012
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Record ID: NARC-E8C674
Object type: PLAQUE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast lead strip. A similar object has been recorded on this database WMID-EF3192 and has been interpreted as a plaque commemorating Napolean Bonaparte. Cast into the plaque is decorated with an eagle with wings outstretched, standing left. The Eagle was adopted by Napoleon as his standard, and its presence on this plaque suggests that it held a similar function to the one recorded at WMID-EF3192. The reverse is plain and the object is broken and bent.
Created on: Friday 17th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 17th February 2012
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Record ID: LIN-E78777
Object type: CLAY PIPE (SMOKING)
Broad period: MODERN
County: City of Peterborough
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An elaborate 'French figural' clay pipe bowl depicting the artist Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640). The face closely resembles Rubens as seen in portraits. His face is slender and he has a moustache and beard. The tips of the moustache curl upwards. He wears a large rimed hat sloped to one side. The stem is broken at the base. Black paint remains on one eye and both eyebrows. French figural pipes were produced in large quantities between 1840 and 1920 mainly by Gambier of Paris and Fiolet of St.Omer in France (ref: http://www.dawnmist.demon.co.uk/gallery.htm)
Created on: Friday 17th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 20th February 2012
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Record ID: LIN-E723F8
Object type: CLAY PIPE (SMOKING)
Broad period: MODERN
County: City of Peterborough
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An elaborate bowl from a 'Cadger' or 'Novelty' clay tobacco pipe in the form of the head of a bearded male, probably St Nicholas (Santa). The man has a cheerful face with slender eyes, smiling mouth and the top row of teeth on display. He has a large nose and well defined cheeks. His beard is long and wavey and his hair is formed by holly leaves and berries. The bowl is large, oval in plan and broken at the base of the stem. Many clay pipes depicting St Nicholas were made by Charles Crop of London. Charles Crop began pipe making in the 1840's and his Sons continued after 1870 until …
Created on: Friday 17th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2012
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Record ID: SOM-BD4BB1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Modern silver crown of George III (1760-1820), mInted at London, dated 1820 on the coin, Spink 3787. Edge inscription: DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI LX.
Created on: Wednesday 15th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stogursey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-A36E66
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
1723 Irish halfpenny type II of George I. Obverse shows head of king facing right; inscription: GEORGIVS DEI GRATIA REX. Reverse shows Hibernia leaning on a harp; inscription: HIBERNIA 1723.
Created on: Tuesday 14th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 17th February 2012
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Record ID: NLM-941AC4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Weight. Cast discoid weight with rim; illegible stamped notation appears on its upper surface. One of a series of nesting weights, possibly representing one quarter of an imperial ounce, though if so, this is underweight. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Diameter: 17.7mm, Thickness: 4.1mm, Weight: 6.32gms.
Created on: Monday 13th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: WMID-8D5BD1
Object type: GAMING PIECE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy gaming peg, almost certainly from a cribbage set. The peg has a tapering shank above which there is a discoidal collar with another biconical collar above and a globular head above this. It measures 48.45 mm long, 8.47 mm wide at its widest and 8.2 grams. It has a dark green patina. Cribbage was invented in the 17th century and its creation is attributed by John Aubrey to the English poet Sir John Suckling. Gaming pieces such as this are difficult to date as their appearance does not always change significantly. Modern pieces come in many forms, but plastic exam…
Created on: Monday 13th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2012
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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: NLM-258B65
Object type: LOCK
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Lock fragment. End of a barrel lock with keyhole shaped aperture. A pair of screws on opposite sides of the plate, with housings of diameter circa 3.8mm, attached it to the body of the lock case. Burned. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 25.1mm, Thickness (plate): circa 2mm, Weight: 7.39gms.
Created on: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2012
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Record ID: NLM-257AC4
Object type: PENKNIFE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and Iron Penknife. Cast plano-convex oval ended terminal from a penknife side plate, with a fragment of corroded steel blade attached. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Length: 18mm, Width: 18.3mm, Thickness: 5.8mm, Weight: 5.12gms.
Created on: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2012
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