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Record ID: IOW-CDEC38
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-Medieval copper-alloy real ('cob'/maravedis) of Philip IV of Spain (1621-1665), dated 1652 on coin. Obverse: [ ], Arms of Castile. Reverse: [ ] 1652, Crowned shield containing a lion facing left. Length: 18.8mm; width: 18.2mm. Weight: 4.96g. DA=12:11.
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-38089D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The foot and lower part of the bow of a copper-alloy Roman bow brooch (c. AD 100-200). The bow, 7.0mm in width at the top and 5.8mm in width at the bottom, has a flat back and front with the sides shaped into two steps creating a broad central raised strip on the front flanked on each side by two narrower steps running down the length of the bow. The central strip is decorated with incised lines; groups of multiple parallel lines starting from one side of the strip indicate roughly triangular shapes which alternate with triangles formed of lines starting from the opposite side. The…
Created on: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 11th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-9E9023
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy double dolphin brooch (c. AD 150-c. 250). The pin is largely missing. These stylised dolphins are parallel and are joined together at the tails and about mid-way along the bodies. The dolphin's heads abut a horizontal bar which has a pair of pin lugs at the rear. The lugs contain a copper-alloy axis bar and the loop of an iron pin. Behind the tails an elongated stub is the remains of a catch-plate. In side profile the brooch is 'S'-shaped. This brooch has a green patina. Height: 29.8mm; width: 17.4mm; thickness: 7.3mm. Weight: 10.15g. Co…
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 17th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-F4CB69
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval copper-alloy stock jetton of the Moor's head type, issued in France for the Queen and her almonry and dating to c.1250-1521 (Mitchiner, 1988: 157-158). Obverse: [ ]; Moor's head right within a beaded circle. Reverse: [ ]MOLTOV┬ĚDV[ ]; Triple stranded straight cross fleuretty within a beaded circle Diameter: 20.5mm. Weight: 2.02g. Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd June 2015
Last updated: Monday 8th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-1A28AC
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy Jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II (master 1586-1635). Barnard pl. 32 no. 61 (referenced in Mitchiner 1988, p. 460). Obverse: MORS VLTIMA; Death (in the form of a skeleton) standing behind a rich lady, to her left a flower in bloom, to his right a wilting flower Reverse: EST ARBORI SPES: SI PRAECISA FVERIT RVRSVM VIRESCIT; HK in exergue; Tree Diameter: 27.5mm. Weight: 3.01g. DA=12:12. Mitchiner suggests it may be related to a biblical series issued in the 1590's. Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & To…
Created on: Tuesday 24th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 25th March 2015
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Record ID: IOW-1CC812
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval cast copper-alloy single loop buckle frame with a folded cast copper-alloy plate (c. 1150-1300). Two trailing extensions and the majority of the pin are missing. The frame is an elongated oval shape in plan. It is convex at the front and flat at the rear. On the upper face of the outer edge there is a central protruding lipped pin rest. The thick plate is folded widthways and is recessed to accommodate the loop. It has a rectangular slot for the pin. A small portion of the iron pin loop survives within. At each corner of the attachment end of the plate the…
Created on: Friday 5th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 10th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-C374FC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval silver long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), minted at Ilchester. Class 3, 1248-1250 (North 1994: 226, refs: 986-990). Obverse: hEN[ ]III; Crowned bust facing Reverse: /ON I/VE[L] (ON ligated); Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant Diameter: 18.5mm. Weight: 0.66g. North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Friday 19th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 22nd September 2014
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Record ID: IOW-AEBBDE
Object type: HINGE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-Medieval cast copper-decorative hinge element from either a box or possibly a book fitting (c. 1500-c. 1700). The object is flat and sub-rectangular in cross-section with bevelled edges at the front. One end terminates with a fleur-de-lis which has a countersunk hole for attachment. The rivet for this hole is missing. Beyond this is heart-shaped openwork, within which is a rounded moulding with a countersunk hole for a second rivet. This moulding and hole are incomplete due to a break. Beyond the second rivet hole there is a narrowed protrusion which would have fitted into t…
Created on: Wednesday 25th June 2014
Last updated: Thursday 26th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-992582
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Medieval cast copper-alloy pointed oval (vesica-shaped) personal seal matrix dating to the 13th century (1200-1300). The matrix is flat and the front is engraved with a central motif with a surrounding inscription. At the rear it has a central raised rib along the longitudinal axis. The suspension loop is now missing, with a scar at the top of the reverse, and the matrix is very worn. The motif is a single engraved fleur-de-lis and no borders survive. It is difficult to read the inscription, but using a combination of the matrix itself and an impression, it is possibl…
Created on: Monday 31st March 2014
Last updated: Monday 26th October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-49E466
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, corroded and misshapen Medieval cast copper-alloy signet finger-ring (c. 1400-c. 1500). The majority of the hoop is missing. The bezel is circular in plan and has an inscribed motif resembling a letter 'R' with four circular pits within the 'R'. Possibly, there are 'twigs' at either side of the 'R'. The surviving part of the plain hoop is 'D'-shaped in cross-section and its shoulders taper to breaks. This finger-ring has a matt green patina. Height: 15.41mm; width: 13.22mm; thickness: 4.41mm. Weight: 4.13g. In plan, the bezel measures 13.89 x 13.22mm. Finger-rin…
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2012
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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