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    • IdentifierID: 00144900DEE01B9C
    • Primary material: Lead Alloy

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Record ID: WILT-5868E0
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete lead alloy post-medieval button depicting the arms of the city of Salisbury. the button is 26.45mm in diameter and depicts the arms of the city of Salisbury and is inscribed around the circumference CITY OF NEW SARVM. To the reverse there is a raised central section with an incomplete lead alloy loop.
Created on: Thursday 15th February 2018
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
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Record ID: WILT-585D30
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete lead alloy post-medieval button depicting the arms of the city of Salisbury. the button is 28.7mm in diameter and depicts the arms of the city of Salisbury and is inscribed around the circumference CITY OF NEW SARVM. To the reverse there is a raised central section with an incomplete lead alloy loop.
Created on: Thursday 15th February 2018
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
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Record ID: WILT-D414A2
Object type: PLATE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy post-medieval to modern printers plate. The outer edge of the plate is decorated with a laureate border. The text is set in twelve lines. This [...] comp- osition, with half the usual labour, produces most briliant jet black fully equal to the highest Japan varnish [...] [...] to the leather, will not soil the finest linen, is perfectly free from any unpleasant smell, and will [...] [...] in any climate The printers plate is 46.05mm in length, 33.35mm wide, 4.85mm thick and weighs 70.26 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st February 2016
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Record ID: WILT-D3F594
Object type: STEELYARD WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead steelyard weight of probable Roman date (c. AD 43 - 410). The weight is lozengiform in profile and circular in plan. It has an iron suspension loop through its middle. It has a maximum diameter of 25.3mm around the girth and tapers to a diameter of 11.1mm at the top It measures 33.25mm in height and weighs 69.88 grams
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st February 2016
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Record ID: WILT-95CCEC
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval lead shield-shaped weight, probably a pound weight (sixteen) dating to the period c. AD 1390 - 1650. The weight is decorated with a raised sexfoil. The reverse is undecorated Its mass is slightly light for a sixteen ounce weight, following the 'binary' system of sixteen ounces to the pound effective from c. AD 1390 (Biggs 1992, 44). The weight is 60.3mm in length, 48.3mm wide, 22.2 mm thick and weighs 437 grams.
Created on: Thursday 10th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 10th December 2015
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Record ID: WILT-319F5D
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An imcomplete Post-Medieval (AD 1650-1800) Toy Gun. The gun consists of the butt and barrel, with the stubs of an iron trigger mechanism which project both above and below the position of the lock. Some of the long cylindrical barrel is missing. It is cast in one piece with a groove along the top edge to accommodate the iron mechanism, mentioned above. The external surface is decorated with scrolls and curlicues of vegetal character. A further circular rivet runs through the butt of the gun, perhaps aiding in the fixing of the iron component along with the two rivets at the centre. …
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd November 2015
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Record ID: WILT-C4F385
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval to Post-Medieval (1300-1700) lead alloy possible thimble of cast construction. The thimble is bent inwards and is 24.35mm wide tapering to 14.5mm at the tip. the possible thimble is worn but circular recesses are visible at the tip of the thimble. The thimble weighs 22.12 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 18th November 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 18th November 2015
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Record ID: WILT-A04317
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead alloy bi-faced token, dating to c. 1500-1850 AD. One face depicts a laureate bust facing right, the other a lis.
Created on: Monday 16th November 2015
Last updated: Monday 16th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grittleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-234C11
Object type: STEELYARD WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead steelyard weight of probable Roman date (c. AD 43 - 410). The weight measures 58.4mm in height, has a maximum diameter of 41.35mm and weighs 451g. The top of the weight exhibits the remains of a corroded iron suspension loop. The weight is conical in form and tapers from 41.35mm ton 22.5mm. The bottom of the weight has a slight depression in the centre. The lead has a thick off-white patina.
Created on: Thursday 29th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 24th February 2016
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Record ID: WILT-0DDF7A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A bent uniface lead token probably of Post-Medieval date (c. 1550 - 1700AD). The token features a design of branch or leaf. The reverse is undecorated.
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 28th October 2015
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Record ID: WILT-8D71AB
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Swindon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead trade weight of post-medieval date. It is broadly D shaped in form,widens to the base and has stamped marks on one face. These comprise an A, a E? and an indiscernible impression. It measures 53.55mm in length, 57.85mm wide, 22.3mm thick and weighs 456 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: WILT-8D4C17
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Swindon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead trade weight of post-medieval date. It is circular in form and has stamped marks on one face. These comprise a crowned I for James I, a sword for the City of London, and a winged angel holding scales for the Plumbers Company. It measures 64.8mm in diameter, 15.6mm in thickness and weighs 445 grams (c. 15.7 ounces) Similar trade weights with the Plumbers Company mark are published by Biggs (1992: pp. 44-45).
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: WILT-CD40DC
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy modern medallion of the school of Salisbury cathedral scool (The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary) given to a pupil for unbroken attendance during a school year. Obverse description: The Virgin Mary with child and sceptre standing in front of a elaborate altar consisting of two pillars topped with crosses which support the cathedral church. Obverse inscription: SIGILLVM DIO SARIS SCH[...] Reverse description: Wreath Reverse inscription: DIOCESE // OF // SALISBURY // FOR // UNBROKEN ATTENDANCE // DURING // A // SCHOOL YEAR
Created on: Monday 20th July 2015
Last updated: Friday 27th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marlborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-D1B389
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post medieval lead cloth seal. Part of a four-disc seal featuring the monarch's head and is uninscribed. The surviving disc has two incomplete broadly rectangular tabs.
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cricklade', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-38AFE0
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Post Medieval to Modern lead alloy kosher seal. The seal is roughly circular and has a slot running through it from top to bottom, cord would be run around the object then through the slot and it which would have been squeezed closed to attach it to the cord. One face has a raised Star of David (open interlocked equilateral triangles forming a six pointed star), the other the number 660 or 099. It is 16.6mm in diameter and 3.9mm thick. It weighs 2.79gm. The seal may be from meat or some other goods where similar restrictions apply, and denotes that the merchandise is Kosher.…
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th November 2014
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Record ID: WILT-0F24A6
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast lead-alloy medieval pilgrim's ampulla. The artefact is flask-shaped, with a rounded, damaged semi-circular lower chamber. The top is creased together. No loop/handle lugs survive. One face bears numerous incised grooves to create a scallop shell, best classified as Spencer type 2. The other face has been badly damaged and no decoration can be discerned. The ampulla is 32.78mm in length, 26.62mm wide, 7.42mm thick and weighs 23.73 grams A parallel can be found in Saunders et al, 1990 page 60 no. 137. Notes: Ampulla were designed to contain a dose of th…
Created on: Wednesday 30th October 2013
Last updated: Friday 10th January 2014
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Record ID: WILT-734D52
Object type: POWDER MEASURE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead powder flask cap of post-medieval date. The flask has an oval pan with two oval side loops. The pan has been bent inwards on both sides. The cap is 31.3mm wide, 17.45mm high and weighs 17.94 grams. The cap probably dates to the 17th century (Courtney, P. 1988 'Small Arms Accessories of the mid Seventeenth Century' Finds Research Group Datasheet 11).
Created on: Tuesday 11th June 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 26th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beckington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-F07928
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead-alloy medieval pilgrim's ampulla. The artefact is flask-shaped, with a rounded, semi-circular lower chamber. The upper half is sub-trapezoidal, expanding at the top (Width 26.45mm). The top is creased together and contains some iron corrosion. Both suspension loop/handle lugs survive although they are bent slightly. The ampulla is decorated bifacially on the lower chamber. On one surface are numerous incised grooves to create a scallop shell, best classified as Spencer type II. They are broadly radial and create a slightly crimped lower edge. On the other…
Created on: Wednesday 5th June 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 5th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malmesbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-26D582
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead unidentified object, probably a weight of uncertain date. The artefact is broadly shield shaped in plan and expands towards the base. The front face has a vertical ridge running along its length. The reverse is decorated with two sets of V shaped grooves. The artefact is 25.75mm in length, 25.85mm wide, 13.35mm thick and weighs 40.74 grams.
Created on: Thursday 2nd May 2013
Last updated: Thursday 2nd May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cricklade', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-267D53
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete lead unidentified object of uncertain date, The artefact is broadly rectangular in plan with two circular perforations. The outer edge is saw-toothed. The artefact is 64.1mm in length, 53.7mm wide, 2.45mm thick and weighs 38.24 grams.
Created on: Thursday 2nd May 2013
Last updated: Thursday 2nd May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lechlade', grid reference and parish protected.


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