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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-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-058500
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper alloy mount of post-Medieval date. (c.1600-c.1750). The mount is convex at the front and flat at the rear. In plan it is in the form of a heart with a fleur-de-lis terminal. The side fleurs of the fleur-de-lis curve round to join the ridge and thus have circular holes within. At the rear are two integral tapering spikes, circular in cross-section. Both of these are bent towards the fleur-de-lis end. The mount is generally corroded but patches if a shiny khaki patina survive at the front. The rear face is covered with loose light green copper alloy corrosio…
Created on: Sunday 17th May 2009
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-1076B8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a post-Medieval skillet handle (1679-1717 AD). The fragment is sub-rectangular in plan, flat on the upper face and convex on the underside ('D'-shaped in cross-section). On the upper face there are incised letters: S E with an incised linear groove above and below the letters. This handle has a dark green patina with patches of corrosion. It has an old break at each end and two old dents on the underside. 30.6 x 24.4 x 9.6mm. Weight: 44.25g. The letters: S E are probably part of the name CLEMENT TOSEAR (I and II) of Salisbury who were bell founders and also sand cas…
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 6th March 2013
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Record ID: IOW-7CEE30
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy coin, probable a Spanish re-validated maravedis. Often called "cob" coins, these were crudely made in Spain initially, and later in the Americas for use in the Spanish colonies. The coinage was re-valued and consequently these are often countermarked.
Created on: Monday 10th May 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-72F446
Object type: APOTHECARY WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy double-sided apothecary weight of 17th century date (1600-1700). The weight has bevelled edges and has a shiny dark brown patina, although it is corroded in places. 16.4 x 16.4 x 3.5mm. Weight: 7.27g. (112.0 grains). Traditional symbol and rose type (Biggs 1992: 9).
Created on: Monday 1st February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 20th April 2017
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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-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
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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
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Record ID: IOW-81A694
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy harness bell of probable Modern date (c. 1800-c. 1900). The bell part is formed of four cast triangular leaves which have been bent inwards towards the base. It has a complete spherical clear glass 'sound-pea' which has a diameter of 18.3mm. The sub-rectangular suspension loop is sub-circular in cross-section. Length 56.0mm; diameter: 39.5mm. Weight: 62.52g. Similar bells are illustrated in Detector Finds 2, p. 75.
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2011
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Record ID: IOW-C394B6
Object type: CUTLERY
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Modern cast silver marrow spoon or scoop, probably dating 1807. This find consists of a scoop and handle. There is a break at the opposite end to the scoop where there may have been a spoon bowl. The scoop element is 80.2mm in length and the parallel sides are 9.2mm in width. This part is 'U'-shaped in cross-section. Beyond the scoop, it is 'D'-shaped in cross section, flat on its upper surface, and tapers slightly in plan before expanding just before the break. The upper surface of the handle has a stamped hallmark: Starting at the scoop end: S above M/lion passant/Le…
Created on: Tuesday 12th July 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 30th June 2015
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Record ID: IOW-403C20
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver cut halfpenny of Henry III. Probably a class 7b, AD 1217/8-42 (North 1980, 180, ref. 979).
Created on: Tuesday 26th August 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-F9F3D1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy signet finger-ring of Late Medieval date (AD 1400 - AD 1500). Length: 18.2mm; width: 22.7 and 2.3mm thick. Weight: 4.24g. The hoop is 'D'- shaped in cross-section, flat on the inside and the shoulders widen towards the oval bezel which measures 14.0mm x 11.7mm. The die design has a grooved border within which there are crowned ligated initial letters: MR (Maria Regina). Each break is old and the surfaces are mainly covered in loose copper alloy corrosion products. However, there are traces of a mid-green patina. Three similar signet rings with crowne…
Created on: Friday 10th October 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 20th November 2012
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Record ID: IOW-57AF45
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver penny of Edward I. Class 8c, c. AD 1294 - c. AD 1300.
Created on: Saturday 10th May 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-8432C6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver penny of Henry III. Class 3b, AD 1248-50 (North 1980, 182, ref. 987).
Created on: Monday 12th May 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-B03362
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver cut halfpenny of Henry III. Class 3ab, AD 1248-50 (North 1994, 226, ref. 986/1). Mint of Bristol or Norwich.
Created on: Wednesday 14th May 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-429AE3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An almost complete silver penny of Edward I. Probably a Class 4b, AD 1282-9 (North 1975, 23, ref. 1024).
Created on: Wednesday 21st May 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-544DC2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver cut farthing of John. Class 5b2 (North 1980, 179, ref. 970).
Created on: Tuesday 3rd June 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-8453C5
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An almost complete copper alloy strap end of Medieval date, c. AD 1330 – c. AD 1380 (Egan and Pritchard 1991, 135, ref. 620). Length: 31.5mm; width: 21.3mm and 5.5mm thick. Weight: 8.81g. This tongue-shaped strap end is made of sheet copper alloy. The front plate has sides which are bent at angle of 90° to which a separate back plate is soldered. In each corner, at the top, a copper alloy rivet penetrates both plates. The rivets are dome-headed at the front with flattened heads at the rear. The surfaces generally have a mid-green patina but there are small areas of where the pat…
Created on: Thursday 5th June 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: IOW-FFCBB6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete silver penny of John. Class 4b. AD 1199-1216 (North 1980, 178, ref. 968/2).
Created on: Wednesday 11th June 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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