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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
    • Institution: SOM
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Record ID: SOM-E821D3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval cast copper-alloy openwork mount with integral attachment spikes. The mount has a flat openwork plate with bevelled edges which is general piriform in shape with the top point elaborated into a trefoil. The side petals of the trefoil have circular indents in their centre and the central petal is elongated, echoing a fleur de lis. There is a projecting solid rectangular knop at the base flanked by slight rounded knops and a solid chervon across the openwork centre. On the back are two integral circular sectioned spikes with sharp points. They are placed on a central line,…
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wellington CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-431482
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD1558 - 1603) dating to AD 1587 - 1590. Initial mark crescent. Minted at London. North (1991: 137) 2017.
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 9th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thorncombe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-431E8B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver shilling of Charles I (AD1625 - 1649) dated to cAD 1645 - 1649. Group G early. The outer circle has been heavily clipped. Initial mark illegible. Minted at London. North (1991:160) 2233.
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 9th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thorncombe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-80837D
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a copper alloy Post Medieval trapezoidal buckle dating to cAD1620 - 1680. Only one loop of the double loop buckle remains. The outer edge is expanded into a triangle in the centre, flanked by points at each corner. On the front of the outside edge there is an incised line running from top to bottom. The front has traces of a silvery sheen but the back is plain. The buckle measures 17.46mm in length, 11.90mm in width and weighs 1.26g. Whitehead (2003: 83, nos. 520, 522) publishes similar examples which he dates to c. 1620-1680, although the author does not elaborate on how…
Created on: Thursday 31st August 2017
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Beauchamp CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-81A21D
Object type: POWDER MEASURE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval lead powder measure cap, probably dating to the 17th century. The cap has slightly flaring sides, with a flat, oval top. The cap has been crushed, with the sides squashed closely together. The remains of two attachment loops survive at the top of the cap, one on either side. Faint vertical casting seams are visible on either side of the cap, on a line perpendicular to the attachment loops. The measure cap is 28.13mm iin length, 21.04mm in width and weighs 10.93g. Such caps would have been attached to bandoliers and are common finds on most Civil War sites, as suc…
Created on: Thursday 31st August 2017
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Beauchamp', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-163447
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval lead cloth seal, probably dating to c. AD 1550-1800. The seal is incomplete, with only the integral rivet and an adjoining section of the disc from which it expands surviving. The surviving section of the disc depicts a design of an eagle or perhaps more likely, a griffin, advancing left, right foot in front with each talon terminating in a pellet. Dimensions: length 15.7mm; width 14.4mm; thickness 2.8mm; weight 3.13g. A similar, but not identical Italian seal can be seen at http://bagseals.org/gallery/main.php/images/main.php?g2_itemId=22861.
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-170440
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post-Medieval lead 4-disc cloth seal, dating to c. AD 1550-1800. Three of four discs survive. One disc is depicts a shield with an indented side, quartered by a triple stranded cross with a truncated probable sword in one field, the lower two quarters empty. Around this is the legend (pellet) CIVITA(T) [...](I) . The other disc is stamped by the initials AW, with a possible third below. Dimensions: length 29.7mm; width 15.5mm; thickness 2.9mm; weight 5.08g. This seal is most likely a seal of London, with similar seals with triple stranded crosses and swords of St.…
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-08D883
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1591 on coin. Initial mark hand. Tower mint. See North (1991:137) No 2015. The coin shows evidence of clipping around the edge.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 30th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stalbridge CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-ECF92A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval copper alloy double loop buckle dating to the period c AD 1500 - 1650. The buckle consists of two oval loops separated by a pin/strap bar with lobed knops at each end of the bar. The pin is missing. The buckle has a green patina. The buckle measures 26.33mm in length, 21.35mm in width and weighs 2.43g. A similar example can be found in Whitehead (2003: 54) no. 305, who dates it to c.AD 1500 - 1650.
Created on: Thursday 25th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 29th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Beauchamp', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EC91CF
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy farthing trade token issued by the City of Bristol dating to the year AD 1662. Williamson, (1889:241) Gloucestershire 18.
Created on: Thursday 25th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Beauchamp CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8208C2
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a copper alloy (latten) post medieval seal top spoon dating to the period c.AD 1550-1650. The fragment comprises the spoon knop. The terminus is a flat circular disk which tapers down to a broad collar, semi-circular in cross section. There is no evidence of initials on the disc. Below the collar it narrows before expanding to a tapering baluster which narrows further to a collar formed of two narrow bands. The knop ends in a worn break at the point where it would have attached to the handle, now missing. The knop is quite worn and has a green patina on the surface. The k…
Created on: Thursday 1st September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 29th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Beauchamp', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-822420
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The handle of a copper alloy (latten) Post Medieval spoon dating to the period c.AD 1550-1650. The handle ends in a seal top knop. The knop starts with a flat circular disk which tapers down to two simple balls with a moulded collar beneath. The surface of the disc is worn and has no evidence of pecked initials remaining. The knop is integral with the oval cross sectioned handle. The handle is bent and terminates in a worn break at the point where it would have attached to the bowl, now missing. The knop is quite worn and has a green patina on the surface. The piece measures 91…
Created on: Thursday 1st September 2016
Last updated: Monday 3rd October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shepton Beauchamp', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-171DDD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy penny token issued by Messrs. Cox of Taunton and dating to AD 1812 (Minnitt unpub:18 nos. 1 & 2). The obverse shows a view of an iron foundry. In the background are the furnaces with a gantry projecting between them. In the foreground is a man carrying a bar for tapping the furnaces and at his feet are four bars of pig iron. The legend reads TAUNTON PENNY TOKEN. The reverse bears the insciption in four lines [A POUND/NOTE/FOR 240/]TOKENS in the centre with PAYABLE [AT MESSrs] COXS IRON FOUNDRY. The edge of the token is thread milled. It measures 34.48mm…
Created on: Thursday 8th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 13th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Chard', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7E37AB
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval copper alloy traders token farthing issued by the City of Bristol datng from AD 1652 to 1670 ; Williamson (1891:241), Gloucestershire 12 to 20.
Created on: Tuesday 13th September 2016
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
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Record ID: SOM-C5EF49
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead post medieval button dating to the period c. AD1600 - 1700. About half of the button and its shank are missing. The button is circular in shape with a flat back and convex front, which is decorated with cross and a large pellet in each quadrant, these abutting an outer border, all moulded in high relief. A row of pellets runs down each arm of the cross, with a final larger pellet on the border at the arm's terminal. Each pellet is seperated from the next by a fine raise line. On the border these pellets are flanked by transverse raised lines (in line with the arms o…
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Castleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-0815D6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver penny of the Commonwealth dating to AD 1649 to 1660. North (1997:206) no.2729. The coin has a worn piercing from the reverse to the obverse near the edge and probably originally circular, at 1 o'clock ont he obverse and 6 o'clock on the reverse. The top and and bottom edges have been bent forward and back to give an S-shaped profile, common on modified coins of this period. Part of the edge is also missing to an old break.
Created on: Thursday 20th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-20E370
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post Medieval Russian flax seal dating to the year 1806. The seal is oval in shape and consists of a lead disc with two diagonal perforations running through the centre to accommodate a cord or wire which would have been used to attach the seal to a bale of flax. The obverse reads *ЛД*MEPE EEB: H30 The reverse reads: NP BK12 *1806* Following http://peacehavens.co.uk [accessed 22/09/2016] his can be interpretted as meaning: The initials ЛД = LD L'nyanoy Dosmotr = Flax Inspector MEPE[...]EEB (personal name),H 30 is the post number. NP which is used for flax until 1…
Created on: Thursday 27th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherborne CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4EAEA0
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post Medieval four-disc lead cloth alnage seal dating to the period c. AD 1500-1600.The seal consists of four circular discs in two conjoined pairs pressed back to back and connected by a central folded tab between the inner discs of each pair and and by a rivet between the outer discs. The outer most discs are considerably smaller than the inner pair closest to the tab. One of the larger discs has a raised design of a crowned tudor style rose surrounded by the legend DORSET. SHIRE within a pelleted border. The outer disc attached to it contains a central inscription of [...]HD with…
Created on: Monday 17th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherborne CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-472105
Object type: STUD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval copper alloy mount or stud or possibly button. The head is roughly circular with a smooth, slightly domed top. Around the edge there is a simple decorative incised line forming eight cresents, the areas between the scescents and the edge slope down. The edge is worn and rough in places. The back is concave and from the center projects the remains of a round rivet or stem with a slight casting line to one side. It is 17.0mm in diameter, 2.4mm thick excluding the spike, 4.2mm including it and weighs 2.80 grams. Read (2005:67) illustrates buttons with similar edge design…
Created on: Thursday 14th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 28th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8F6E99
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy post-medieval double-looped buckle frame, missing most of one of its loops as well as its pin. The strao bar extends beyond the meeting point of the loops ending in rounded lobes. The reverse surface ia flat, and the upper surface is convex. At the centre of the remaining loop is a lobes expansion with the front moulded into crude flower. The broken off loop is a short stub along one edge (6mm), and broken at the moulding along the other. The breaks are old and the frame is bent slightly. The remaining section is 28.4mm long, 28.9mm wide and 2.7mm thick…
Created on: Thursday 23rd April 2015
Last updated: Thursday 30th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stawell', grid reference and parish protected.


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