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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • Primary material: Silver

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Record ID: NARC-ECD4EE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete pressed silver Brooch of Modern date (AD 1800-1900). The brooch is composed of a convex central domed plate within a circular knoped outer border. The central boss is machine pressed silver disc depicting a floral/foliate incised design. The outer boarder is composed of a separate circular plate which is composed of an inner beaded border and thicker outer notched border. The outermost edge has regular circular knops totalling 10 knops. The back of the object is smooth and undecorated and is concave. One edge retains a copper alloy hinge and axis bar for a now missing pin…
Created on: Monday 28th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 31st January 2019
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Record ID: NARC-31C8C2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver Brooch of probable Modern date (AD 1800-1900). The object is broadly circular in plan with open work edges, some of which is missing. There is moulded decoration on the front surface of the brooch in the form of scroll work around the outer open work border, there are two raised circular lines within which is a central motif. The central motif is of a quadruped running left with foliage around it. The back of the object is concave and undecorated. There is no remnant of a pin or hinge/catchplate etc. Diameter: 24.40mm, Thickness: 0.94mm, Weight: 1.6g.
Created on: Monday 7th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 7th January 2019
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Record ID: LIN-5F705D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure reference number 2018 T1067. Description: An incomplete cast silver annular brooch dating to the Medieval period, c. 1200-1400. Approximately one quarter of the frame survives. The frame is curved in plan though now somewhat distorted from its original annular form. The brooch frame is decorated with two globular 'brambled' knops demonstrating stamped annulet decoration. The frame is broken at both knops. Dimensions: current length 36mm. Diameter of knops 5mm. Diameter of frame 2mm. Weight 3.10g. Discussion: A number of similar brooches have been declared under the Treasure…
Created on: Friday 28th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fishtoft area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-B824B9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description Treasure reference 2018 T1054: a medieval, zoomorphic silver-gilt annular brooch dating to the thirteenth century. The hoop is circular and is decorated with four animal heads seen from above, arranged so that each bites onto either the pin restriction or the pin rest. Each head resembles a dragon, having a slender and elongated head with domed pointed oval ears, deep set crescentic brows, and domed oval eyes. The restriction is formed by a narrowed frame, while the rest is decorated by a single incised line. Between each pair of heads is a circular cell containing a domed…
Created on: Thursday 20th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd January 2019
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Record ID: GLO-6D2FF9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman T-shaped brooch. Tubular wings hold the pin axis bar; there is a slot in the centre of the wings at the rear for the pin, only the loop of the pin remains. Flanking the head of the brooch on each side is an oval dome that is bisected by a transverse ridge. There is a moulded knee at the bows apex, and a narrow leg below, the catch plate on the reverse is truncated.
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-8EB50A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
TREASURE CASE : 2018 T686. Description: An incomplete silver annular brooch pin of Medieval date, c.AD 1200-1400. The shaft of the pin is triangular in plan and rectangular in cross-section. An expanded rectangular collar is present at the junction between the head loop and the shaft. Only part of the head loop remains, with both sides ending in a blunt break approximately half-way along the length of the loop. The outer edges of the loop are flattened, suggesting a rectangular shape. The inner edge is curved where the loop would have wrapped around the brooch frame. No trace of…
Created on: Monday 24th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-A411FC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast and pressed silver 'coin' brooch date 1836 based on a half-crown design. The brooch comprises a solid silver frame with eight rectangular raised panels on the front face and small circular knops on the edge. Within the frame is a machine pressed silver disc depicting the draped royal arms surmounted by a crown with ANNO 1836 beneath. The ground around the shield is keyed and the remains of black enamel / niello is present in areas of the shield. It is likely that the entire disc was originally inlaid with multi coloured enamels in the style of the period. The exterior of the fr…
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Bryan', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-FE426C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval (1200-1400) silver gilt annular brooch, incomplete in so far as it is missing its pin and part of a thin projecting rim which flanks the outside of the object. The frame is flat to the underside while the opposite face comprises eleven moulded conjoined crescentic arches and a short horizontal bar of similar length to one of the arches (for the (missing) pin to rotate) in a circular formation. At each arch-join is a vertically moulded stack of three sub-squares; either side of the horizontal bar is a flat triangular area with stamped annulets (one on one, two on the other), …
Created on: Friday 24th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: WAW-862C39
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The brooch has an annular frame with a constriction for the pin. The frame is rectangular in section and only decorated on one face. This face has a low-relief French inscription written in Lombardic capitals 'AMIE TV ES MA VIE' meaning 'Friend, you are my life'. The inscription starts at the pin constriction. The reverse of the frame is undecorated. The pin is curled around the constriction and has a collar traversing the pin just after the loop. The pin is an elongated triangle in plan and sub-square in section which tapers in width and depth. The pin has a recent scuff mark on the…
Created on: Monday 6th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
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Record ID: IOW-DFBEDA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Medieval silver annular brooch (c. 1300-c. 1400). Treasure case no. 2018 T368. The frame is circular in plan, convex at the front and flat at the rear. The frame is decorated on the upper face with eight raised 'brambled' hemispherical bosses. Between two of the bosses there is a constriction for the pin and opposite, between two of the bosses, there is a pin-rest. The tapering silver pin shaft is 'D'-shaped in cross-section, flat at the rear. On the upper face, between the shaft and loop, there is a small transverse ridge This brooch is brown and two of the bosses are par…
Created on: Friday 18th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 1st January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-D69B27
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver medieval groat of Edward I (1272-1307), issued in 1280-1 (North variant c, N1005, Fox type 3) which has been converted into a brooch or clothes fastening through the attachment of a fastener (no longer survives) and gilding. Ref: North 1989: 4-8; North 1991: 24. Description: The coin is a silver groat (fourpence) of Edward I, issued in 1280-1. The coin has then been modified with the addition of gilding, which covers the full face of the reverse. A catchplate or fastening remains as a scar and stubs of the soldolimited solder on the obverse. Obverse: Crowned facing bust with…
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 18th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Ashford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-AD251B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector. Description: Incomplete medieval silver annular brooch. Oval in form, the frame is bevelled. On one narrow side is a constriction for the missing pin flanked by a projecting collar on either side. This is followed on both sides by a lozenge-shaped boss engraved with a series of opposed crescentic grooves and a second set of collars. On the opposite side of the frame is a grooved pin rest again, flanked by a collar on either side followed by a lozenge-shaped boss engraved with opposed crescentic grooves and a second set of co…
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-5AC0CB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a medieval (1250-1350) silver-gilt annular brooch consisting of an octofoil boss formed of four larger ovoid petals and four smaller in between. These are arranged around a central cluster of three ring-and-pellets, all slightly overlapping each other. Each petal is concave, retaining a thick layer of gilding; the reverse is a flat surface with traces of gilding. To the reverse is a curving scar from the missing annular frame; this comprises two parallel ridges between two opposing larger petals. The object measures 11.1mm in length, 9.6mm in width, 1.2mm in thickness and…
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 1st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ropley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-58FEE7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver possible pin from a brooch, consisting of the head and part of the shank only, of possible 13th-14th century date. In shape, the head of the object resembles an axehead with two triangular sections extending either side of a central oval. In cross-section, this part of the object is triangular being narrowest at the further end of the larger triangle (with one corner missing; old break) and thickest at the further end of the smaller triangle (either ends of the head itself). Extending at 90 degrees from the orientation of the head, the circular-sectioned shank proj…
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Overton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-2C1927
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver teardrop-shaped brooch complete with pin, of medieval date (c. AD 1200 - 1400). The back of the brooch is flat, while the front surface is highly decorated; a beaded border runs around both the inner and outer edges, and in the centre evenly-spaced circular pellets are arranged around beaded circles. The point of the teardrop is unadorned and it is possible that a component is missing from this section. Two cylinders for gem or glass settings are positioned at the widest point of the teardrop, one on either side of the frame. The settings are missing and the cylinders are now fi…
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eden Valley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-4CCA9F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A distorted silver pennanular brooch of Iron Age to Early Medieval date, about 200 BC - AD 700, but most likely to be Early Roman (AD 70 - 200). It is Fowler / Booth class A9. The frame is flat and sub-rectangular in section and flares towards the terminals. Each terminal is globular with a flattened (slightly concave) outer face and a narrowed reel moulding behind it of three collars in relief. The pin is missing. The frame has a dark purple grey patina. The brooch has become straightened and is currently 57.8mm long, 21.4mm wide and 6mm thick at the terminals. 5.8g. Booth, A L (2014…
Created on: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: CAM-547060
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver-gilt annular fede type Medieval brooch. The brooch weighs 1.32g and consists of a single loop terminating in two joined hands. The brooch frame has a 'D' shaped cross-section with flattened reverse surface. This cross-section has a thickness of 1.1mm and width of 2.2mm. The frame forms a circular loop of external diameter 18.1mm on the axis in alignment with the brooch pin. The artefact's measurement, at approximately 90 degrees from the 18.1mm axis, across the hands is 23.8mm. On the upper surface of the frame, opposite the hands, the frame expands slightly forming …
Created on: Tuesday 27th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: SF-84929D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete gilded silver medieval annular brooch. The hoop is narrow, rectangular in cross-section with two twisted sections, each c.13mm long. To one side of each twisted section a separate sheet-metal five petalled flower has been attached to the outer face of the hoop. Each flower is c. 7.54mm in diameter. Gilding is visible on the surface of the twisted sections and flowers only. A complete silver pin remains in situ. This has a flattened loop head with a narrow, beaded collar behind it. Date: 13th - 14th century Dimensions: Length: 28.81mm, width: : 27.23mm, width o…
Created on: Monday 5th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-FA0C1A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Swindon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver annular brooch with pin intact that dates from the Post-medieval period. The frame has been bent inwards since deposition and would have originally been more circular in plan. The brooch was formed from a circular disc with the centre cut out and then the 'washer' was placed in a doming block and then formed with a punch to create the convex shape of the frame so that it is C-shaped in section (Martin Page pers comm). The upper inner edge of the frame is bevelled inwards creating a border which is 1 mm thick. The frame is recessed from both edges to create the pin hinge and the …
Created on: Monday 29th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: IOW-217104
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) coin brooch. Treasure case no. 2018 T40. The coin is an 'Arm and Sceptre' silver penny of Harthacnut as sole king (1040-1042) and minted by Sideman at Wareham (North 1994: 171, ref: 811). There are four silver rivets for attachment fittings. On the obverse these are situated at about 2 o' clock, 5 o' clock, 7 o' clock and 10 o' clock. The rivet at 10 o' clock is coloured brown. There are no remains of attachment fittings other than the rivets. It is possible that the coin has been gilded. Obverse: HAR√źCNVT RE; Diademed bust with sceptre in…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 9th January 2019
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