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Record ID: PUBLIC-1BC908
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but bent copper-alloy early medieval pin dating from c.600-900 AD. The pin has a polyhedral shaped head, four lozenge-shaped sides with cut corners. Each side (only clearly visible on one) has a decoration of five stamped ring and dots. The pin head top also shows three ring and dots but would have probably been symmetrical suggesting more. Shank appears near complete and has a light green patina.
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-E09B6F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy probable brooch fragment. Cast fragment from the head of a cruciform brooch comprising a half-round knob with deep basal collar springing from the centre of a flat plate with a lug on the back. Fiercely abraded. The object appears to be from a one-piece version or copy of the head of a cruciform brooch. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 500-600. Height: 29.0mm, Width: 18mm, Thickness (plate, clear of lug): 1.6mm, Weight: 7.78gms
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-CCEB55
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead spindle whorl. Cast whorl of plano-convex profile with a central moulded aperture of diameter 8mm, Walton Rogers form A1. Patinated. The spindle size may admit a Middle Saxon date while the mass suggests a primary function spinning a yarn. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 750-850. Diameter: 23.8mm, Thickness: 9.2mm, Weight: 30.94gms
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-629A88
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead possible spindle whorl. A small cast conical whorl with off-centre moulded aperture of diameter 7.7mm, cf. Walton Rogers form A2. Patinated, and lightly squashed. The spindle size would admit a Middle Saxon date, while the mass would permit a primary function spinning a fine yarn. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 750-850. Diameter: 18.1mm, Height/Thickness: 13.3mm, Weight: 12.97gms
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-4CEA26
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete early medieval copper alloy strap end, dating to 8th-10th Century AD, Thomas Class A, Type 1 (see Thomas 2003: 3, nos. 1-2). The strap end is tapered in shape, narrowing towards the zoomorphic terminal. It is broken cleanly and the attachment end is missing, with the lack of rivet holes indicating that the object is incomplete. The zoomorphic terminal is formed of two semi circular grooves representing the eyes. The terminal is rounded to form the shape of the snout. Above the face of the creature is a three pronged inscised design probably representing the ears and a hor…
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-E14DF7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver sceat of Secondary Phase 'rampant animal type' (BMC Type 40), dating c.720-40. Ref: Gannon 2013: 127. obverse: figure facing wearing long tunic, a long cross pommée to either side, pellets in field.; reverse: backward-looking animal, left, with 'quilled' body, and forelimb raised above head.
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Penton Grafton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-51DE92
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat issued at Ribe, Denmark (675-750). Series X, Type 31, X120 (Abramson 2006: 15 and 74; North 1994: 65, ref: 117). Obverse: Facing, radiate, Wodan head with chevron beard, cross pommée either side with two pellets above. Line border with beaded border. Reverse: Monster in flight left, looking back, gaping jaws biting raised triple-forked tail, pellet below head. Prominent member and clawed feet below. Line border within beaded border. Diameter: 12.0mm. Weight: 0.94g. DA=12:12. Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heri…
Created on: Thursday 28th December 2017
Last updated: Friday 29th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-400C41
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat (710-740). Series H, Type 39 (Abramson 2006: 16, 58 and 99; North 1994: 64, ref. 96, plate 1, no. 44). Struck at Hamwic (Southampton). Obverse: Pecking bird in beaded foliage, right, wing raised, feet splayed, all enclosed in beaded circle. Reverse: Celtic cross encompassing four rosettes, rosette at centre of cross, no pellet cross, all enclosed in beaded circle. Diameter: 12.0mm. Weight: 0.97g. North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London. Abramson, …
Created on: Friday 15th December 2017
Last updated: Saturday 16th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-AAAD28
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and corroded copper-alloy strap end dating from c. AD 775-925 conforming to Thomas Class A2. Description: The attachment end is split-ended with two rivets in situ, the length of the strap widens in the middle before tapering to a pointed zoomorphic terminal end. The zoomorphic elements constitue two concentric semi circles at either side that may be interpreted as eyes and a smaller concentric circle at the end of the strap that is likely a snout. The design could possibly be a stag as the primary panel design consists of 4 parralel wavey lines from one end to another t…
Created on: Friday 8th December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th December 2017
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Record ID: IOW-DC8802
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete and corroded Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat of 'Wodan' Series H, Type 49 (c. 710-c. 740). Mint of Hamwic (Abramson 2006: 16 and 73; North 1994: 64, ref: 103, plate 1, no. 48). Obverse: Moustached face centrally with a beaded outline, roundels around, all within a pelleted border. Reverse: Crested peacock displaying, roundel or pellet-cross above and below head, all within a pelleted border. Diameter: 12.6mm. Weight: 0.90g. For a clear example see find: IOW-6F4D10. Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing & Publications Ltd. Kin…
Created on: Tuesday 28th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-D7E0AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver penny of Edmund (939-946), 'two-line' type (HT1; North 688), moneyer: Aethelmund. Ref: North 1994: 138. Obverse small cross pattee within a circle surrounded by the inscription EDMUND REX. The obverse is double struck. Reverse: moneyer's name in two lines divided by a line of three crosses in the centre, trefoil of pellets above and below. AÐELM/VNDMO (the ETH are Ligatured)
Created on: Tuesday 28th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 29th November 2017
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Record ID: NLM-D6D1D5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast lower bow and foot from a small cruciform brooch, with a folded catch plate behind the lower bow. The remaining part of the brooch comprises, from the top: a flat panel with framed by neatly inscribed pairs of horizontal lines; a plain short [5.9mm] panel flanked by bevelled edges; a half-round moulding bounded by triple moulded collars; and a horse head foot with small eyes at the apices of conical bulges, a keeled medial line, and prominent scroll-shaped nostrils with mouldings above them and a short wedge-shaped or trapezoid protrusion between them…
Created on: Tuesday 28th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 28th November 2017
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Record ID: SWYOR-C2131E
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early Medieval copper alloy strap end of Thomas Class A, Type 1, dating from AD 750 - 950. The strap end has convex sides and a split attachment end. There is a palmette motif at the attachment end, which is incomplete. The main body of the strap end is decorated with a panel decorated with niello. The design is a Trewhiddle style animal. The zoomorphic panel has a concave side to accommodate the palmette. The closed end has a zoomorphic terminal which is very worn and the snout is incomplete. The reverse is plain. It is 29.4mm long, 11.4mm wide and 2.5mm thick. It weighs…
Created on: Monday 27th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 9th January 2018
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Record ID: IOW-577D81
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete early Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy brooch, probably a cruciform (c. 450-c. 550). The pin and a small part of the foot are missing. The undecorated head plate is rectangular and is slightly curved from side to side when viewed from above. It appears to have a wide central panel and slightly steps down to narrow wings, although the curve may exaggerate this appearance. On the reverse of the headplate is a single pierced D-shaped pin bar lug which is now broken through its central perforation, with a small part of the top missing; the break is fresh. There is iron staining arou…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-55B57C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver Secondary Phase, Wodan type 30b/8 muled sceat (c. 710-c. 760). Abramson 2006: 36 and 73. Obverse: Crude facing, radiate 'Wodan' head with flowing hair. Reverse: Degenerate, beaded standard enclosing right angles and central pellet-in-annulet with pellet cross. Diameter: 10.9mm. Weight: 0.92g. Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing & Publications Ltd. King's Lynn.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-321254
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy gilded button brooch (c. 450-c. 550). Probably Class B (Suzuki 2008: 54-58, plates 67-108). Parts of the rim, pin and catch-plate are missing. The rim is upturned and flaring at an angle of about 35°. Within the grooved border is a central chip-carved anthropomorphic forward facing mask. The helmet or hair is a pointed shape. The straight eyebrows and triangular nose are formed of a single element. Both eye sockets are pentagonal. One eye is complete and lozenge shaped. The other eye is missing due to corrosion. The horizontal …
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-EC1C1D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch dating to the early medieval period (AD 450 - AD 600). The fragment comprises the flat foot of the brooch in the form of an animal head. The head is sub rectangular in form, consiiting of a central shaft which flares out towards a flat triangular base with rounded edges, The shaft is flanked by two circular protrusions, often described as 'nostrils' above which are curved linear bands. The underside of the brooch is plain, with some iron staining present. Similar records: CAM-CC5188, SUR-85F618, YORYM-851138 and SF-8C7643.
Created on: Friday 17th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: IOW-DFF575
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver penny of Coenwulf of Mercia (796-821), minted by Eanmund at London. Group 1, Substantive type. North 1994: 92, ref: 342. BMC 93. Obverse: COENWVLF REX around M. Reverse: Tribrach of two lines; AI (pellet) /NM/VND (pellet below). Diameter: 15.4mm. Weight: 0.96g. DA=12:6. North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D93548
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Medieval copper-alloy circular button brooch dating to circa AD 450-550. The brooch is missing its pin. The brooch is circular in form with a flaring rim. The brooch has a central face, possibly helmeted, with an arch above the eyes and a long nose and circular eyes. The brooch has a hinge and catchplate on the reverse. No traces of gilding are visible. Parallels recorded on the Pas database include (BERK-572326) and (BERK-A2C187) discovered in Oxfordshire. Most button brooches have been discovered in Southern Britain, only a small number have been recorded from elsewhere. …
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-C5F154
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete middle early-medieval (Anglo-Saxon) lozengiform strip brooch of c. 8th-century date (Weetch Type 31.C). The brooch is of one-piece construction and has been broken at the opposing narrow apexes, respectively where the sprung wire pin would have continued, and the catch-plate would have been located. The front of the brooch has a tooled ('chip-carved') Greek key design consisting of four separate lozenge-shaped elements with coiled decoration arranged symmetrically, thus creating a cross in saltire between them. Traces of gilding are visible in the recesses of the design, …
Created on: Wednesday 15th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Coberley', grid reference and parish protected.


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