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Record ID: WMID-11B2D9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bow and fantail brooch, of early Roman dating (AD 50 to AD 150). Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the fantail and part of the central boss. The catch plate is incomplete, and the head, spring and pin are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The fantail have been decorated with a curvilinear pattern, which starts with an inward curve at the base, then it curves upwards and around a circular depression, and then back downwards with another inward curve. The base of a circular boss is present at the top of the fantail. A circular hole is pre…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Record ID: NLM-A753D2
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy unidentified object fragment. A cast disc with a hole of diameter 2.2mm drilled near its edge. The display face bears moulded decoration in low relief comprising a plain cross with a combination of curls and protruding elements resembling a lis in each of its angles; the eye-like form of the curls making up these motifs suggests an Early Medieval date; this may be comparable with the motifs used to decorate Late Saxon enamelled disc brooches, though no colorant appears here. Just under half the disc is lost. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 700-1000. Diameter: 25mm, Thickn…
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-2CC88A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post Medieval copper-alloy circular button. (AD.1500-1600) It has a globular hollow head. It is has open work decoration in the form of six triangular perforations on the front and back face. In the centre of the front face is a raised circular boss. In the centre of the back face is an integral small perforated lug. This button measures 11.1mm in diameter, 18mm in total length (including lug), and weighs 1.84 grams. There is a similar example from Norwich (Margeson, 1993, p. 21, no. 102) and recorded on the PAS database SF-9A523D and SF9200.
Created on: Sunday 27th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-41F9D3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman Trumpet brooch, c. 75 - 175 AD. Incomplete, only the flared 'trumpet' head and upper portion of the bow remains, including the decorative mid-bow triple flange with acanthus pattern typical of this class of brooches, extending all the way around the bow. While the spring mechanism is missing, there remains a semi-circular lug on the back of the head that would have held the spring in place; this has been bent to the side. More damage is apparent on the head as a small strip has been torn from the bottom of the head and bent upwards. Still faintly visible on the head is a curvilin…
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 1st September 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-415749
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman Colchester type one-piece brooch, c. 25 - 60 AD. Incomplete, the brooch in its current state consists of a narrow bow tapering towards the foot, which has sustained damage and is bent at the end, and a head consisting of two narrow wings protruding at right angles to the bow, in front of a spring mechanism, half of which is missing. The spring is attached to the head of the brooch by a forward facing hook on the top of the brooch, a feature characteristic of this type of brooch. Towards the bottom of the brooch at the back of the bow is the remnant of a very small catchplate. The…
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 1st September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Yorkshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-1A6068
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy Crotal bell of Post-Medieval date (AD 1550-1750). The object is composed of approximately half of the lower hemisphere of the bell. The bell was a single cast form as a small amount in circumferential rib can be seen on the upper portion of the fragment. The portion which is represented is decorated with a radiating 'sunburst' pattern, which is composed of single lines radiating from the sound slot. The metal is a light green in colour with a smooth and uncorroded patina. Height: 20.61mm, Width: 25.67mm, Thickness: 2.66mm, Weight: 7.5g.
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 14th August 2017
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Record ID: NARC-D8C806
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Fragment of an Unidentified object of Uncertain date (AD 43-1500). The object is a possible Plate Brooch of Roman date (AD 43-150). The object is possibly the left side of a flat, pelta or crescent shaped brooch and is decorated with a repeating curvilinear outer section an slightly concave inner section. The metal is a dark greenish brown in colour with a predominantly smooth patina. Length: mm, Width: mm, Thickness: mm, Weight: g. Hattatt, P 343, No 551 or 1561a
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 14th August 2017
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Record ID: DENO-859F72
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast pewter post-medieval (AD c.1500-c.1800) spoon, missing its stem. The bowl is deeply concave, semioval in plan and terminates in an old break running horizontally along the width of the bowl. The bowl has a dark grey patina and is very narrow in thickness. The reverse is marked by around five rounded indentations which appear as semiglobular mounds on the upper face. The upper face is otherwise smooth and encrusted with dirt around the mounds. The reverse is otherwise smooth and decorated with a slightly raised oval ridge, which would have probably continued along the…
Created on: Monday 7th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: DENO-856716
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast pewter post-medieval (AD c.1500-c.1800) spoon, missing its stem. The bowl is concave, narrowing towards the end opposite the stem, and oval in plan. The bowl is uneven and very narrow in thickness. The upper face is rough, encrusted with dirt and undecorated. The reverse is encrusted with dirt and decorated with a raised rectangular ridge, semi-circular in cross-section, which would have probably continued along the stem. The edge of the bowl has a small break towards the stem and curves inwards to a small lip along the opposite end. There is a flat edge, trapezoidal…
Created on: Monday 7th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: DENO-85298F
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast pewter post-medieval (AD c.1500-c.1800) spoon, missing its stem. The bowl is concave, oval in plan and very narrow in thickness. The bowl is smooth and undecorated on both sides, though there is a slight possible circular indentation on the reverse. The edge of the bowl is rough and uneven, probably due to damage, and there are two small knops terminating in old breaks which the stem would have extended from. The object has a dark grey patina. The object measures 76.7mm long, 48.7mm wide and 2.9mm thick. It weighs 28.61g. A similar object on the database is SWYOR-706702.
Created on: Monday 7th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: DENO-84E947
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment (part of stem and part of bowl) of a cast pewter post-medieval (AD c.1700-c.1800) spoon. The stem is hexagonal in cross-section and terminates in an old break at the opposite end to the bowl. The upper face is smooth and flat, while the reverse has a rounded rib extending centrally from the old break to the bowl. The reverse extends outwards into two rounded curves either side of the rib. On the bowl, the opposite end of the stem is surrounded by a raised oval ridge. The bowl terminates in an old break which extends diagonally across the width of the bowl, and no maker's mar…
Created on: Monday 7th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: DENO-835F04
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment (foot/leg) of a cast copper-alloy medieval to post-medieval (AD c.1250-c.1650) cooking vessel. It is roughly semioval in plan with a pointed tip. On the wider end is a flat edge, sub-rectangular in cross-section, at which the leg would have been attached to the vessel. The leg is sub-triangular in profile and tapers inwards to a flat edge at the other end. On the right hand side, the slant towards the tip is worn away. The outer face has a wide, rounded decorative rib running roughly along the centre. The inner face smooth and flat. The object has a green patina. The object …
Created on: Monday 7th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: BERK-41C728
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper alloy Roman military phalera (horse harness) mount dating to the third century AD. The phalera is circular in plan, with some post-depositional damage and has an openwork design, depicting a trio of double Celtic 'trumpet' or lotus blossom-like motifs within an outer border which has a pair of central, lightly grooved circumferential lines within an outer lip. The fixing hole is at the centre of the piece and has been worn to an ovoid, from perhaps an original circular hole. The reverse of the phalera is flat, plain and undecorated. The phalera is slightly bent b…
Created on: Friday 4th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th September 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-73B821
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy millefiori glass and champlev√© enamel basal disc from an Anglo-Saxon hanging bowl of Early-Medieval date, c. AD 500 - 700. The mount is circular with a slightly domed profile and a raised circumferential border to the upper surface. The upper surface is decorated with Iron Age (or 'Celtic) designs featuring elaborate curvilinear tendrils and triskele-style swirls enclosing an area of fine-line trumpet spiral designs. This is set around a central rectangular panel filled with millefiori-style enamel work in the form of an irregular chequer board of blue and …
Created on: Tuesday 25th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
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Record ID: NARC-71E50A
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy fragment of a Chafing Dish of Medieval to Post-Medieval date (AD 1400-1600). The retained portion is the attachment lug from a chafing dish and is composed of a loop and projecting collar. The loop or eye is decorated with a twisting linear pattern. The metal is a dark green in colour with a pitted patina.
Created on: Tuesday 25th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th July 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-1E3EAE
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible late Iron Age/Romano-British terret ring, the hoop broken in two places and distorted. The hoop expands towards the base with each oval sectioned arm flaring outwards. Between is an integrally cast flattened lozenge shaped 'bar' or 'skirt' which is slightly concave below and has a curved upper surface. The object is decorated with three equally spaced ring-and-dot markings, within a raised pointed oval, around the exterior of the loop. Similar lentoid ring and dot decoration can be found on other types of strap fittings such as YORYM-4C1771. Dimensions: Length:-69mm, width:…
Created on: Friday 21st July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 1st August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cilcain', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-7679F2
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy pin dating to the Early Medieval period (c. AD 720-850). The head of the pin is globular in shape with a collar at the base of the head and roughly half of the shaft still apparent. The head of the pin is decorated with a series of spiralled ribs curving from the base and meeting at the top of the head. This style of decoration is sometimes known as 'wrythen decoration'. The pin has a green patina. The overall dimensions are as follows: 44.22mm in length, 9.94mm in diameter and 4.28g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 13th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 13th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Lindsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-63FAC3
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper alloy purse bar dating to the late Medieval to early Post Medieval period (c. AD 1450-1550). The fragment consists of the globular terminal and a small part of the side bar or arm. The terminal is decorated with a series of cast raised ribs spiralling around the terminal and meeting at the top, otherwise known as 'wrythen' decoration. A similar example recorded on the PAS database is record number IOW-F6AC47.
Created on: Wednesday 12th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 17th July 2017
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Record ID: LIN-4ED559
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a pewter spoon dating to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1600-1700). The fragment consists of the trumpet-shaped cast terminal from a spoon handle. The terminal bears moulded scroll decoration on the face. The reverse has a raised middle section which would have extended into the main handle of the spoon. There is no decoration on the reverse. The overall dimensions are as follows: 19mm in length, 70mm in width and 4.48g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 17th July 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-4D9362
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a belt buckle, probably dating from between 1700-1800. The remaining piece is elaborately pierced and decorated with an organic, intertwining pattern. Verdigris on the surface indicates a copper alloy. Length:- 30 mm Width:- 29 mm Weight:- 6 g
Created on: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tarvin', grid reference and parish protected.


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