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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • Primary material: Gold
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Record ID: CAM-218502
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete gold dog brooch of uncertain date, possibly early Post-Medieval. This three dimensional brooch seems to have been hollow or at least the body was hollow. The dog is positioned left with the head turned forwards. One ear is missing however the ear nearest the tail survives in good condition. All four legs are missing and there is a break across the chest area that is now filled with mud. The curled tail survives. The nose, mouth and eyes are very detailed and the dog wears a loose fitting collar that swivels around it's neck. On the reverse a hinged pin, now bent, and cat…
Created on: Wednesday 21st December 2011
Last updated: Thursday 13th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cambridgeshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-F446B7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman gold and silver oval brooch, 21mm long, 19mm wide and weighing 6.37grams. The brooch consists of an oval plate which is coated in silver on the reverse. The upper surface is decorated with three concentric ovals of gold ropework. The outer one is wider and higher than the inner two. These have incised lines running at oblique angles in differing directions, which gives the effect of a herringbone pattern. In the centre is a raised border 1mm thick and 2mm high, this may have contained a precious stone, but is now filled with green corrosion or concrection of some sort. Teh back o…
Created on: Monday 10th May 2004
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: WAW-0840B5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends type),Mackreth 2011, 4.h. Plate 47, no. 6248. The wings are missing, and this is not recent damage. The axis bar, spring and pin are also all missing. In the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is a fragment of an integral hook which would have supported the spring chord. The reverse of the bow head is hollow which is filled with a hard black ?ceramic substance. The bowhead is hump-like in profile, semi-circular in section as it tapers to form the bow and on eac…
Created on: Sunday 15th November 2009
Last updated: Monday 23rd January 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IARCH-11754A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold knotenfiblen brooch. Square cross-sectioned bow, decorated with circular swelling at hightest point; perforated catch-plate. Head swells to slight trumpet shape, covering four-coiled spring. 2001,0901.3 Found with chain 2002,0901.5 attached. The pair to 2001,0901.4 but found 100metres apart. L 73.4mm including headloop; H 19.3mm; W of spring 11.3mm
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IARCH-8E36BB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold knotenfiblen brooch. Square cross-sectioned bow, decorated with circular swelling at hightest point; perforated catch-plate. Head swells to slight trumpet shape, covering four-coiled spring. 2001,0901.4. L 71.9mm including headloop; H 20.2mm; W of spring 9mm
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IARCH-DB78A1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold brooch. Broad bow with rounded sides and central ridge along spine. Top of bow decorated with two incised lines across top, and curved beaded line along each side down to spring. Four-coiled spring and perforated catch-plate. 2001,0901.6. L 78.4mm; H 17.8mm; W of spring 10.5mm
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IARCH-C0D046
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold brooch. Broad bow with rounded sides and cetral ridge along spine. Top of bow decorated with two incised lines across top, and curved beaded line along each side down to spring. Four-coiled spring and perforated catch-plate. 2001,0901.7. L 78mm; H 16.5 mm; W of spring 10.9mm
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-42FE51
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval brooch; cast gold brooch of possible 16th century date. The brooch is a miniature ring of twisted gold wire sandwiched between two further rings of plain gold wire. There is further twisted wire forming a cross through the centre of the brooch, adorned with a gold pellet at the end of each arm and with a tiny ring of twisted wire in the centre. The back of the brooch has a fitting formed of a flat strip of gold which extends across the centre of the ring and is then curled up on itself at both ends to form loops. The finder confirms that there was originally a gold pin at…
Created on: Thursday 12th February 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NLM-288E96
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold; finder’s analysis suggests 22 carat. Brooch. Frame of a brooch of oval or rhomboid form. A thin cast moulded front of curvilinear floral design inhalf relief is attached to a flat back-plate, so the body of the brooch is actually hollow. Front and back are crimped together to provide a setting for an oval stone (now lost). The field of the display face has a slightly rough or stippled surface, so as to emphasise the decorative detail which it surrounds. A long strand of gold wires was wound about the central setting, and at least seven wires each terminating in a small pelle…
Created on: Thursday 6th May 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st June 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winteringham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-67FE04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold brooch. An elongated lentoid plate with reinforcing strips formed by the sharp double folding of its edges behind it, and with a pin seat formed by a vertically set cylinder textured to resemble a spring [pin lost]; at the other end a larger but similarly textured cylinder with an open side is set horizontally to serve as catch plate. The display face of the brooch bears remarkably fine floral decoration of twisted wires of two or three distinct gauges, and clustered pellets of at least two sizes, the largest along the outer edges being of 1.7mm diameter. These ornate elements are…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fotherby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D2BDA7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The brooch is broadly circular at the back plate with a triangular setting at the front face. The brooch has been divided in to six segments on the back plate which is formed from gold. Each segment contains a rivet at its centre which is circular. The rivets are to hold the alternating elements which comprise the design at the front face of the brooch. These are alternating flowers with a central stone setting and a bow shape made of gold. In total there are three flower settings and three bows. The centre of the reverse also has a visible rivet which holds the central gem setting in …
Created on: Friday 23rd June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brigstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-A1014C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold pennanular brooch. The panannular frame is 26mm in diameter and 3mm wide. It is decorated with floriate design which appears to have been etched into a wider sheet and then shaped into its current form. The terminals are domed and adorned with filigree (alternate triangles and circles) and topped with a square cut green glass stone which sits atop the dome. the base and green glass have filigree borders. The frame terminals are 7.5mm in diameter and sit 5mm high. The pin is 44mm long and is attached to teh frmae by a rectangular notch allowing the frame to move freely around…
Created on: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 20th May 2015
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Record ID: NARC1175
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A very finely worked gold brooch of hollow construction, the brooch takes the form of a six-petalled flower. The obverse is engraved with a black letter inscription which reads 'EN BONE TEMPS' ('in good time'). The inscription is punctuated with foliate scrolls and would originally have contained enamel which is now lost. The reverse has a smaller six-petalled flower which is defined by areas of cross-hatching. The pin of the brooch survives in part but is broken at just over half its length. The pin is integrated into the design of the brooch, being cross-hatched or left plain wher…
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: PAS-3BBB37
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The brooch is miniature in type and is decorated with a series of engraved chevrons which may once have been nielloed. Niello is a black inlay composed of sulphides of silver and copper which was used in the Middle Ages to distinguish incised decoration on silver and gold.
Created on: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PAS-66CB63
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval brooch formed in a ring with two collets measuring about 9mm high; one is set with a garnet and the other with a sapphire. From these collets springs a foliate tendril which creates an openwork appearance, being attached to the main body of the brooch at the loop and point of the pin. Where the point of the pin meets the hoop of the brooch there is a small lozenge engraved with a cross.
Created on: Thursday 17th July 2003
Last updated: Tuesday 11th August 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PAS-6753D1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold brooch formed into the shape of an asymmetric heart. Such brooches were used as love tokens during this period and some surviving examples carry inscriptions of amatory intent. This brooch lacks any inscription. A 14th century, asymmetric heart brooch, richly enamelled with flowers, can be found in the British Museum (Af 2701). For a simpler and closer comparison in silver, recently acquired by the British Museum, see Treasure Annual Report 2000, no.140 (Weeting-with-Broomhill, Norfolk).
Created on: Thursday 17th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Skipsea', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-86D485
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Date: 13th - early 14th century Description: A medieval gold annular brooch, set with six coloured stones in raised collets on a frame of D-shaped section. The stones are arranged symmetrically: on either side of the pin are set three stones, one blue stone between two red stones. The blue stones are probably sapphires, the red stones probably garnets or rubies. Between each stone, the frame of the brooch is decorated with granulation. The pin survives, with a raised collar of granulation, and is looped around a constriction which lies between two raised ridges. The end of the pin sit…
Created on: Friday 17th April 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 18th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stratford on Avon District', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-078248
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
TREASURE CASE 2005 T126 A medieval gold annular brooch, of lozenge-shaped section. The brooch has engraved zigzag decoration on the two outer surfaces, and a constriction and a notch for the pin, which is now missing. Diameter: 13.5 mm. The ring dates to the 13th century. The find therefore qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996 in terms of both age and precious metal content.
Created on: Thursday 10th March 2005
Last updated: Monday 19th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Firle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9E1D13
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Very fine medieval gold annular brooch dating from the 15th century. The brooch is hollow cast and is hemispherical in section. Part of the frame is made up of a pair of very finely cast three-dimensional clasped hands, the right hand faces the front and is positioned over the left. There is a raised band immediately below the knuckles suggesting the end of a sleeve. The left hand, facing the back of the brooch, has the same band but is less pronounced probably due to wear. There is a small hole about 1mm diameter where the thumbs of the hands meet on the inner edge of the frame. Cuff…
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2006
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warrington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-B93E93
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold miniature annular brooch, with a slightly convex section, its flat side having an inscription. The frame of the brooch has a notch to stop the pin slipping. The pin has a decorative, rope pattern collar, just before it meets the frame. It is believed that the inscription is a love token and may translate '[to a] loyal friend'.
Created on: Monday 15th January 2007
Last updated: Monday 4th March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Crawley area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-B09925
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A small medieval gold annular brooch of Medieval, thirteenth century date (AD 1200 - AD 1300). Treasure case no. 2006 T259. Diameter of frame 20mm, length of pin, 19mm. Weight 1.87g. The frame, now distorted, is flat at the front and slightly convex at the rear and has a constriction for the pin. The pin is oval in cross-section and has a small collar near the loop. On the front of the pin, close to the tip, is a small transverse groove and on the underside, the pin-tip is undercut. An inscription with a cross potent between each letter on the front of the frame reads: + A + G + L + A…
Created on: Monday 29th May 2006
Last updated: Monday 19th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-928643
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
TREASURE ITEM: 2011 T284. Complete cast gold annular brooch of Medieval date. The frame is circular in plan and semi-circular in cross section with a constriction for the pin. The front of the frame is decorated with a series of six opposed pairs of incised chevrons with incised stippled decoration between. There is no pin rest. The reverse of the brooch frame is plain. The pin, which is complete, is sub-square in section and tapers to a point. It is looped around the frame constriction with a single raised ridge, at the point where the loop meets the main body of the pin, serving as …
Created on: Tuesday 10th May 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Treswell Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-A3B9F2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gold annular brooch, 21.5mm in diameter and 1 mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 2.64grams. The brooch is circular in form and rectangular in section with a slight concavity. It has been bent out of shape at some point and has small creases on part of its surface. The object has a small recess which holds a semi-circular pin bar. The upper surface of the brooch is inscribed AVE: MARIA GRATIA in Lombardic scrpit and has a narrow incised border on its inner edge.
Created on: Friday 13th March 2009
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUSS-4A2243
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure item: 2011 T606; item subsequently disclaimed and returned to finder. Specialist report: A medieval gold brooch of quatrefoil shape ornamented with four settings for stones. Three of the stones survive and appear green in colour (probably glass). Each collett is supported by a collar of stamped decoration. The frame of the brooch has been bent slightly out of shape. The brooch is gold, and dates from the fourteenth century. Dimensions: length 17 mm, width 11.95 mm; length of pin 14mm; weight: 0.8 grams.
Created on: Thursday 29th September 2011
Last updated: Monday 15th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heathfield and Waldron', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-B28186
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold hexagonal brooch dating to the thirteenth century (Treasure reference number 2011 T623). The frame is hexagonal in plan and triangular in cross-section. The base is undecorated but the interior face is decorated with beading. The exterior face is bears an inscription reading +IO SVI CI EN LIV DAMI, meaning 'I am here in the place of a friend (I love)'. A similar inscription is seen on a gold annular brooch now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Accession number M.49-1975). The information given on the brooch by the V&A states that these types of 'brooches were given a…
Created on: Tuesday 4th October 2011
Last updated: Friday 10th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Barnetby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-F26B45
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Report: 2005/T8 Parish/County: Rowington, Warwickshire A medieval brooch of trefoil shape. Each part of the trefoil was originally enamelled. The enamel survives in two of the foils and is coloured blue and white. The third area has lost its enamel, which may have been of a different colour less well preserved in the ground. The bottom foil is decorated with five gold crescents and an asymmetrically placed star to the left of centre. The reverse is decorated with flowers and engraved with an inscription, all of which would originally have been enamelled. The inscription reads…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2007
Last updated: Monday 19th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rowington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-984E65
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A miniature medieval brooch, roughly oval in shape, and terminating in two joined hands. The brooch has two facets which carry an enigmatic inscription, punctuated by flowers and colons. Reading clockwise from the pin, the letters are On the inner band N V I V N: I I M I N I On the outer band: V I I I T I: I: I - I I V L V I (?)I The meaning of this is unclear, but may have magical or amuletic significance. The two hands may once have held a pearl, which is customary for brooches of this type. The brooch is gold, and dates from the thirteenth century.
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 14th July 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Boxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-2A23B2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold annular brooch dating to the Medieval period. A medieval brooch with a circular hoop, flat on the reverse. The front is ornamented with four punched bosses and four flowers placed at equal distances. Three of the flowers are soldered to the frame and the fourth is soldered to the attachment loop of the pin. The brooch is gold and dates from the late thirteenth or the fourteenth century.
Created on: Monday 24th August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hurleston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-BB15D7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wokingham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Medieval brooch, circular, and decorated on the front with grooves alternately occupied by spheres and words from an inscription. The inscription reads: + avez tout mon coer a vre plaisir (have all my heart at your pleasure) The reverse of the brooch is decorated with four-petalled flowers and sprigs of foliage. The brooch would originally have been enamelled. Dimensions: diameter 32 mm The brooch is gold, and dates from the fifteenth century.
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2007
Last updated: Tuesday 19th July 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: DENO-8192F7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small gilded silver annular brooch, pentagonal with a raised circular boss at the centre of four of the sides, and the D-sectioned loop of the pin at the centre of the fifth side. The remainder of the pin is broken off. The circular bosses are decorated with raised pellets - one with 4, one with 3, and two with an uncertain number. The frame is D-sectioned. The reverse is plain and flat.
Created on: Monday 10th November 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tupholme', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-FCC801
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Medieval gold annular brooch (1200-1400). Treasure case no. 2010 T330. The frame is circular in plan, oval (almost circular) in cross-section and has a constriction for the pin. The loop of the pin fully encloses the constriction. Between the loop and the shaft there is a collar decorated on its upper and lower surfaces with several randomly situated 'C'-shaped stamp marks. The shaft tapers from the collar towards the expanded tip which is undercut to rest neatly on the frame. This brooch is particularly small and is slightly worn. Diameter: 13.9mm; thickness: 2.0mm; weight…
Created on: Friday 28th May 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Godshill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-144632
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A miniature medieval brooch, circular in form, with a flat back and raised decoration on the front. This consists of four collets, made to accommodate stones, now lost, placed at equal distances at the top and bottom of the frame of the brooch. In the middle of the frame at each side is a semi-spherical moulding with punched decoration imitating granulation. The pin is intact and is secured by a rod within the frame of the brooch and a groove, which serves as a pin-rest. The brooch is gold and dates from the thirteenth or early fourteenth century.
Created on: Saturday 28th November 2009
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barton-le-Clay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-140512
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A miniature medieval brooch, circular in form, with a flat back and rounded front. The front is decorated with punches simulating granulation separated by incised criss-crosses. The pin is intact, its loop bent around a bar which holds it in place. The pin tapers to a point and has a collar of punched decoration resembling that on the surface of the frame. The whole effect is very decorative. The brooch is gold and dates from the thirteenth century.
Created on: Saturday 28th November 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 11th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Hertfordshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-83D8B4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval gold annular (ring) brooch, circular in shape, terminating in two clasped hands. It has two inscribed facets punctuated by colons with a quatrefoil flower at the base and centre right. Reading clockwise from the pin, the letters (on the inner band) are V O : V O and (on the outer band) V O ? : V O L. The pin is plain with a beaded collar. The clasped hands may once have held a pearl or a gem, now lost. The reverse of the brooch is flat and plain. Comparable brooches are 2006 T119 and 2007 T389. Similar pieces in public collections are one in the British Museum, P&E 18…
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Cave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-F78ED4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A piece of twisted gold wire forms the circular frame of a Medieval miniature annular brooch (1200-1500). A transverse join is barely visible. The pin is missing. Treasure case no. 2013 T349. The size of this brooch might indicate that it was made for a child. 11.46mm (outer diameter); 9.67mm (inner diameter); 1.08mm (width); 1.16mm (thickness). Weight: 0.39g.
Created on: Friday 24th May 2013
Last updated: Friday 14th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Arreton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-2AF116
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A miniature Medieval gold openwork lozenge shaped brooch dating from the 13th to 14th century. The brooch consists of a thin lozenge-shaped frame with four integrally cast and evenly spaced collets wit a moulded ridge each side. Three of the four collets contain a small green stone, possibly emerald. There is a constriction at one angle which contains the intact pin. The reverse is undecorated. Similar examples can be seen on the database - NLM-D6FC71 and DOR-F31C46. The brooch is 15.5mm long, 15.5mm wide, 2.4mm thick and weighs 0.94 grams.
Created on: Friday 25th January 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LOWER HARDRES', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7E5746
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval gold annular framed brooch with pin set within a constriction and set at right angles to a projection in the form of clasped hands, On the front of the round-sectioned frame on either side of the springing of the hands there is a set of four transverse grooves. The D-sectioned pin is triangular. It tapers, from a brambled collar on the convex front face next to the loop, with straight sides to a point. One hand is badly cracked across the wrist. Length 16.7mm. Diameter 9.4mm. Diameter of cross-section 1.2mm. Weight 1.04g. 13th century - early 14th century. Slightly larger …
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2013
Last updated: Monday 21st July 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-506491
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Medieval gold annular brooch (1400-1500). Treasure case no. 2013 T72. This brooch is complete. The frame is circular in plan with a width of 5.34mm and is constricted for the pin. The upper face has been engraved to bear a legend and motifs. There are six evenly spaced chevrons and each is cross-hatched within. This design may represent a star. The fields between the chevrons contain letters forming an amatory legend and motifs: b (nothing either side of letter) i (trefoil either side of letter) e (trefoil either side of letter) n (trefoil either side of letter) v (trefo…
Created on: Friday 8th February 2013
Last updated: Friday 20th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Arreton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-07F3C7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
TREASURE CASE 2013 T156: Medieval Jewellery Fragment (Gold sheet & Cabochon stone) Date: 13th to 15th century (c.1200-1500) Description: A Medieval gold sheet and cabochon gemstone fragment of a larger decorative item, probably a piece of jewellery such as an annular brooch or pendant. The cabochon stone is deep red in colour and may be a garnet, the stone is oval in plan with faint facets, created during polishing, visible on the upper surface; the gold sheet casing prevents full observations on the stone. The gold sheet casing is closely fitted around the stone in the form…
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Coddington Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-9A4B26
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Reference no. 2013 T174: A medieval gold annular-framed brooch with gold pin set within a constriction. On the frame, at a right angle to pin, is a projection in the form of clasped hands. The frame is trangular in cross-section and decorated on the interior face with beading, and on the exterior face with an inscription reading VILVIVILIVLI. This brooch dates to the 13th or 14th century. Length 17mm, width 11mm, thickness 2mm. Weight 1.03g. For similar examples recorded on the PAS database see NMS-7E5746, SUR-A704D2, KENT-984E65 and DENO-1AF752. Two other examples in t…
Created on: Wednesday 20th March 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kirton area', grid reference and parish protected.


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