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    • Institution: LVPL
    • County: Lincolnshire

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Record ID: LVPL-92BCA1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A complete but worn struck / hammered copper alloy trade token, issued by Samuel Lvdinton (of the Mercer's Arms), during the mid 17th Century (1660-1683). Both Townsend (1983, p.40) and Williamson (1889, p461, #155) has identified this token as belong to that of Samuel Ludinton, who was mayor of the City of Lincoln in 1647 and 1660. There was another Samuel Ludinton, probably the son of the former, who held the office of Sheriff in 1681 and Mayor in 1683 (Williamson, 1889, p461). This trade token could therefore date from between 1647 to 1683. Obverse: The Mercer's Arms Obverse l…
Created on: Tuesday 10th May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-7B93B3
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy (possibly brass) "bee-hive" or "heavy-duty" thimble, of Late Medieval dating (1400 to 1550 AD). The thimble is circular in plan, and broadly D shaped in cross section / profile, with gentle sloping sides and a pointed domed top. The thimble has been formed from relatively thick cast metal. The base is circular or slightly oval in plan. The rim of the thimble is decorated with a single circumferential groove. There are no notches or folds present at the base or around the rim. The sides slope and taper towards the shallow domed top. The sides have a seri…
Created on: Monday 9th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3A3A30
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy strap end of probable Late Anglo-Saxon dating (750 - 1100 AD). The strap end is sub oval (rectangle with flattened ends and bowed sides) in plan. The majority of the strap end is cast as a solid piece, with the exception of the widest part of the terminal which divides, in profile, forming a 'V' shape. The leather strap would have been attached to the strap end by rivets. The back part of the V shaped union is present, the front plate is missing. Both of the attachment holes on the back plate are partial. Both the front and rear of the strap end have…
Created on: Wednesday 18th May 2011
Last updated: Sunday 23rd March 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-203CA6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A complete cast lead or lead alloy convex spindle whorl, of Roman to Post Medieval dating (43 - 1650 AD). The spindle whorl is sub circular in plan, and D shaped in cross section. The central hole is sub circular in shape and has been cast off centre. The internal diameter of the hole measures 9.06 mm wide. No traces of decoration are present on either the upper or lower faces. The whorl has a diameter of 26.17mm and is 11.82mm thick. It weighs 34.8 grams. The whorl is of a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. The whorl has suffered from a minor de…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 6th July 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-CC28A1
Object type: ROWEL SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy rowel spur, of Post Medieval dating (c.1650 to c. 1750 AD). Approximately 50% of the spur is present, with the arms incomplete and the rowel missing. The arms have a D shaped cross section, with the convex side outer most and the flat side inwards. The neck is complete, with an oval cross section. The 'box' for holding the rowel is complete, consisting of two D-shaped arms, with rounded knops as terminals. The arms have been pushed together, so there is no longer a space for the rowel. The spur is a mid to dark green colour, with an uneven abraded…
Created on: Tuesday 30th August 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 12th March 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-9541D7
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy pipe tamper, of Late Post Medieval to Early Modern dating (1650 to 1850 AD). Approximately 50% of the pipe tamper is present, consisting of the decorative terminal and part of the stem. The tamper end is missing. The stem is similar in style to a 'Fluted baluster' style spoon knop of 17th Century dating (Homer, 1999). The decorative terminal consists of a forked feather or petal like end. The pipe tamper is a mid to dark green colour, with an even surface patina. The tamper measures 42.02mm in height, 21.57mm wide and 11.15mm thick. It weighs 11…
Created on: Tuesday 10th May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-30AFC4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a long, thin cast copper alloy medieval mount, with a slightly concave reverse. It has one complete rivet hole in the centre of a panel which is D-shaped in cross-section. This is flanked at either end by a transverse ridge or collar and then a square, slightly raised panel which is rectangular in cross-section. One end is broken across this panel, perhaps at a rivet hole. The other end has another transverse ridge and then another raised panel which then steps down to a flatter area which is broken across a definite rivet hole. The object is covered with an even dark g
Created on: Thursday 23rd June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 24th November 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-30C487
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy mount of medieval date. It consists of a rectangular plate with concave surface, with a trefoil or fleur-de-lis projection at one end. The outer foils, or leaves of the fleur, each have a circular hole which may originally have been used for attachment. In the centre of the fleur is a diagonal grooved cross or saltire. The fleur-de-lis or trefoil terminal is connected to the rest of the long, thin mount by a narrowed concave neck. The mount then tapers very slightly to expand again at the broken end. The underside is flat and undecorated. The mount is …
Created on: Thursday 23rd June 2011
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-214033
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A struck/hammered copper alloy jetton of Charles VI (1380-1422) or Charles VII (1422-1461), struck as one of the stock issues in Tournai between c.1415 and 1497 AD. The jetton consists of a Shield of France jetton, issued throughout the 15th Century. The obverse consists of a Shield of France bearing 3 complete Lys or Lis, with annulets to the top and side. The obverse inscription reads [ ]MARIA GRACIA P [ ]. The reverse depicts a triple stranded cross fleuretty in a four arched tressure. The reverse inscription reads [ ]AMV. The jetton is a dark green colour and is in good co…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 6th July 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-94D1A6
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy heraldic harness mount, of Medieval dating (14th Century AD). The harness mount is circular in plan and rectangular in cross section. It consists of a front circular disc, with the front enameled and would originally have had an integrally cast attachment shank, now missing. The enamel decoration on the front consists of a wavy or scalloped border and a red enamelled background. Located centrally on the background is a lion rearing, standing on its rear legs, with a blue diagonal stripe placed across it. This design can be described, using heraldic te…
Created on: Tuesday 10th May 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 25th September 2013
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Record ID: LVPL-1733B1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete silver finger ring, of Roman dating (43 AD to 410 AD). The ring is incomplete, missing an inset intaglio (oval setting), but is otherwise in good condition. The ring is D shaped in section. The ring is no longer circular in plan, being squashed out of shape, and is now oval in shape. It measures 21.29mm tall, 26.98mm wide, 13.18 thick at the bezel, 3.88mm thick at the base of the hoop and the hoop is 3.42mm thick. It weighs 10.7 grams. The ring has been reported as Treasure, being older than 300 years with a precious metal (silver) content of greater than 10%.
Created on: Sunday 10th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 21st March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Messingham area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-734D14
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete, but bent gold posy finger ring of Late Post Medieval dating to the17th Century No trace of enamel is surviving on the exterior, which has been decorated on the exterior with double hearts flanked by love birds with foliage and flowers, including a pansy for 'thoughts'. The object would have been enamelled, tiny traces remain. Inscription on the inner surface: Loue euer or neuer There is a possible maker's mark in the form of a square shield containing what may be the letter m. See British Museum rings AF.1536, 1280 & 1246 for comparison of the maker's mark: AF.1536 i…
Created on: Monday 19th September 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gainsborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-3C8743
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of Gratian (367 - 383 AD), minted in Arles between 367 and 375 AD. Diameter: 17.52mm Thickness: 1.63mm Weight: 2.2 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3CC541
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of Valens (364 - 378 AD), minted in in the third workshop in Arles between 364 and 378 AD. Diameter: 17.30mm Thickness: 1.64mm Weight: 2.3 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3CF733
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of House of Theodosius (378 AD - 402 AD), of uncertain mint but possibly from one of the Gallic mints, minted between 388 and 395 AD Diameter: 13.94mm Thickness: 1.30mm Weight: 1.1 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3D0EF0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of uncertain emperor and mint, but probably minted during the 4th Century AD. Diameter: 13.55mm Thickness: 1.15mm Weight: 0.9 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3D64B6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (307 - 364 AD), of uncertain mint but minted between 335 and 341 AD. Diameter: 13.99mm Thickness: 1.89mm Weight: 1.3 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 6th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3D8FE0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of uncertain Emperor and mint, but probably minted some point during the 4th Century AD. Diameter: 16.23mm Thickness: 1.83mm Weight: 1.3 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 6th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3E0797
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus, probably of House of Constantine, and probably minted between 343 and 348 AD. Diameter: 12.56mm Thickness: 1.22mm Weight: 0.8 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 6th May 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-3EA4D8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus, possibly of House of Constantine (307 AD to 364 AD), of uncertain mint but probably minted between 343 and 348 AD. Diameter: 18.05mm Thickness: 1.76mm Weight: 2.1 grams
Created on: Friday 6th May 2011
Last updated: Friday 6th May 2011
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