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Record ID: NLM-3A4600
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy mount. Cast U-profile concavo-convex anthropomorphic mount, perhaps from the edge of an object such as a shield board or scabbard. The display face bears the image of a face or mask with prominently arched brows, hollows to either side of a central nasal ridge as eyes, and with a luxuriant horizontal moustache; the forehead and chin, the latter perhaps bearded, are formed by the upper and lower edges of the object. White material adhering to the hollow back is presumably a fixative. The early medieval use of human portraits was limited, and is thought to have often alluded…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: NLM-3A0C6D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin fragment. Penny of Aethelred II (978-1016), bent with loss of part of legend, Spink no. 1144, citing BMC IIa, issue of 978-991. Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed right, large eye Obverse inscription: (--)EDELRED(--) Reverse description: Hand of God with small chevron on its sleeve pointing downwards flanked by Alpha and Omega, both letters drawn with a bar above them. Reverse inscription: looks like (--)RINNOE(--) Diameter: 19.2mm, Weight: 0.94gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2457C1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An Anglo-Saxon copper alloy applied saucer brooch. The brooch is circular, with a small missing section about 12mm long. The disk is concave, and may have traces of silver/tin coating on the surface. There is no decoration, however there are strong corrosive colours, blue and green, which are splattered on the surface. There is a noticable raised circumference, possibly where a sheet of silver or metal would have been glued onto. Both the pin and catch plate are sitll attached to the bottom of the disk, however the pin is misshapen. Similar Brooch: LIN-A6943E
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-BC0555
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Early Medieval silver penny of Harold II (AD 1066). PAX type (North 836) dating to 6th January to 14th October AD 1066. Minted at Oxford by Aelfwig. Ref: North 1994: 182. Overall dimensions: 18.57mm in diameter and 1.31g in weight.
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: SUR-A68581
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Anglo Saxon strap end, 31.9mm in length and 8.4mm wide, with a zoomorphic terminal and split end with two rivet holes, complete with copper alloy rivets. There is a single moulded transverse ridge and groove half way along the front of the object. The reverse is flat and undecorated. Cf Thomas class B, Type 1. Late 8th - 11th century.
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th September 2018
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Record ID: NLM-7D0A1B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of series B or G/J mule, issue of 680-710, BM type 27b (Abramson 2006 page 6). Obverse description: Head diademed right, pellet eye, two pellets for lips, large ear, hair of six strands, all within pelleted border. Reverse description: Cross with an annulet to either side, bird perched on cross, within pelleted, possibly serpent, border. Diameter: 11.7mm, Weight: 0.74gms, die axis: 11
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muckton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-55EC87
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Elizabeth 1st shilling, silver 1583 to 1602, sixth issue (Spinks 2014). Overall the coin is well worn, the circumferece of the coin is worn so that in sonme places the letters of the inscription are only half height. The Obverse inscription is ELIZAB DG ANG FR ET HIB REG. The reverse inscription is POUSI DEU ADIUTOREM MEU. The Obverse bust has been worn away and is not visible, but the inscription is visible. The reverse is a long cross on a shield, in the bottom right quarter are 3 lis, the bottom right is 3 lions. the other quarters are worn. The coin has been cut into two pieces …
Created on: Sunday 9th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-0D9D6F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early-medieval copper-alloy Northumbrian styca dating to the mid-9th century, probably Æthelred II of Northumbria (841-3/4 and 843/4-8), moneyer: possibly Eanwulf. The inscription on the reverse is blundered and the obverse is partially corrorded.
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-69B593
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Early Medieval silver penny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066). Bust facing/small cross type (BMC xiii, North 830) dating to AD 1062-65. Minted at Tamworth by Brininc. Ref: North 1991: 181. Overall dimensions: 15.62mm in diameter and 1.09g in weight.
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-69931B
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy pin consisting of a spherical head and a small portion of the shaft. The head, known informally as 'wrythen-headed', is decorated with deep spiralling grooves. At the apex of the head there is a small indented cross. The shaft is circular in cross-section and has a diameter of 2.2mm beneath the head and 0.9mm at the break. Overall length: 24.8mm; maximum diameter of head: 7.0mm; height of head: 7.2mm. Weight: 1.90g. Although spherical heads with grooving are a feature of several of Cool's types of Roman pin (e.g. Cool 1990, Grou…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-3174CC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A nearly circular lead token, The material is light brown in colour. made from either cast lead or lead alloy. one face is decorated with six spokes with one of the spokes having two much smaller lines coming off. The reverse side has a raised bar crossing at the largest diameter. It is a Powell Type 3 token. Medieval to Post Mediival, Circa AD1100 to AD1800. A similar object is WMID-F20F79. The general thickness is 2mm, but where the spokes and the back line are oposite the thickness is 4.5 mm. The largest diameter is 25.9mm and the smallest diameter is 24.4
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: SUR-C1A931
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver hammered penny, late Anglo-Saxon of Æthelwulf of Wessex (839-858). The flan is damaged in two places, with some loss. Obverse: cross with clockwise P shaped arms with pellet in centre and pellet in each quarter, within a beaded border. +EÐELVV[ ]REX. Reverse: cross pattee with wedge in each angle and the legend MANN[...]M. This is a previously unknown type for Athelwulf of Wessex by the Rochester moneyer Manning, probably minted in the late 840s. The closest comparison previously published is Naismith (2011) type R30.3.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 11th August 2018
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Record ID: NLM-AC79D3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron brooch fragment. Plain flat cruciform head plate from a small long brooch, perhaps of cross potent form, retaining a blob of ferrous corrosion on the back, probably masking the coils of a wound iron sprung pin. The form of what remains of the brooch head approaches that of a Latin cross. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 410-600. Height: 20.1mm, Width: 20mm, Thickness (overall): 10.9mm, Weight: 4.95gms
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-9901CA
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy oval buckle (c. 450-c. 600). The pin is missing. This oval buckle frame is sub-oval in cross-section. The bar is narrowed and slightly off-set and is also sub-oval in cross-section. There is a gap at the centre of the bar, probably created by the pin loop. The outside edge is slightly enlarged. The buckle frame is drab green and heavily corroded. Length: 23.4mm; width: 33.5mm; thickness at outside edge: 5.9mm. Weight: 9.10g.
Created on: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-98B9EC
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy 'shield-on-pin' buckle pin (c. 450-c. 600). The loop is largely missing. The shield or plate is flat at the front and reverse and the front is decorated with eleven randomly placed 'dots'. The down-turned shaft of the pin is 'D'-shaped in cross-section, flat on the reverse. The front of the pin is decorated with evenly spaced 'dots' along its longitudinal centre-line. On the reverse of the plate there is the stub of an integral open loop. This pin is green and corroded overall. Length: 27.0mm; width at projections on plate: 13…
Created on: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 10th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-75B36B
Object type: SLEEVE CLASP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Anglo-Saxon wrist clasp, probably of Hines form B11. The clasp is probably the hook plate of a paired hook and eye arrangment. The clasp survives as the central bar the begining of the hook and a . The central integral catch element projects from the centre of the outer edge of the bar although it only survives as the projecting tab and the catch itself is missing. Set at the centre of the bar is a projecting arm possibly with third attachment loop or decorative element. All the remaining arms have raised decoration consiting of raised bars, the long ce…
Created on: Sunday 5th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: FAKL-7473AD
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Four sherds of Late Anglo-Saxon pottery made from a Lincoln fine-shelled ware, dating from the late 10th to mid 11th century (Young and Vince, 2005, 81-88). The fabrics are medium hard with a medium/dense crushed sea-shell filler, the sherds have a butt/pink surface with a mid grey core. The sherds include one fragment of a square-cut rim. Sherd A, 30.7 x 29.2 x 9.2mm, 9.28g Sherd B, 20.9 x 17.6 x 6.6mm, Sherd C, 12.8 x 10.0 x 10.0 x 8.8mm, 1.36g, Sherd D, (rim) 14.3 x 11.7 x 10.9mm thick.
Created on: Sunday 5th August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 5th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-2D14F7
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy strap end probably of Early Medieval date, about AD 750 - 900, and of Thomas Class C. It has an incomplete plate at the attachment end (and another one missing) which is sub-triangular, and a solid terminal at the closed end which is very long, forming a circular-sectioned shank decorated with transverse ribs at the attachment end, and a sub-sherical terminal knop at the closed end. The surviving plate is bent, and the rivet holes are missing. The strap end is 32.4mm long, 7.2mm wide and 3.2mm thick. 1.6g. It has a smooth grey/green patina. Compare BUC-681A0B, ESS-352E8…
Created on: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 5th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-183C94
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Anglo Saxon copper alloy strap end, 35.1mm in length; Thomas Class A, Type 2. One surface has feint traces of lightly incised, possibly originally inlaid, decoration which is geometric in form and comprised of triangular elements in a row. The other side is undecorated. There are two rivet holes without rivets.
Created on: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Last updated: Friday 3rd August 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-9ECEB3
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy pin of Early Medieval (Anglian) date, c.AD 475-600. The pin head is oval in plan with two flat faces and slightly rounded edges. The head is decorated on both faces in identical Salin Style I bird motifs. In the centre a headframe encloses an eye, which connects to a long beak with a slotted mouth. The beak curves around to form one side of the oval and an off-centre hole through the object. The base and other side of the oval are formed by a plain curving body which coils back to attach to the headframe. The oval shape deviates where the headframe meets the be…
Created on: Thursday 26th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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