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    • Primary material: Gold

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Record ID: WMID-C16231
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Solihull
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold inscribed finger ring, of probable 16th to 17th Century AD dating. The finger ring was originally found flattened but has been restored by the finder to a circular shape. The exterior of the finger ring has a ridge top and bottom with an inscription between the two ridges. The inscription reads: +DAME IOHNE MYLBORNE, presumily originally belonging to the wife of John Mylborne. The finger ring has a width of 7.0 mm and the hoop is 1.5 mm thick. The restored diameter is 22.8 mm (externally), 19.8 mm (internally). It weighs 6.7 g. The style of the finger ring is consist…
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th June 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elmdon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-2A18B1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold and rock crystal finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1600 to AD1700). The finger ring has a distorted hoop of 'D-shaped' section, widening from the back to the bezel. Each shoulder is decorated by three longitudinal V shaped grooves, the outer ones bend inwards just above a short horizontal groove. A short longitudinal groove is present just below this line. The box bezel contains a square cut pale green transparent gem. All four sides of the setting have been decorated with tongue shape indents, possibly originally infilled with white enamel. Three indents are pr…
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lichfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-851D29
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold milled quarter guinea of George III (AD 1760 to AD 1820), dating to the period AD 1762. Reverse depicts a crowned shield. Coin has been folded into an S shape for use as a love token. Spink, 2007, p 394, no 3741. Diameter: 15.8 mm Thickness: 1.1 mm Weight: 2.1 g
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 31st October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-0EDE4A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete plated gold stater of the North Eastern Region / Corieltavi, dating to the period AD 15-40, 'Aunt Cost Left' type. Obverse: Wreath crossed by bar with crescent at each end, ring of pellets in each crescent? Reverse: Lunatehorse left, pellet at centre of body, [AVN] above, T CO[ST] (retrograde) below. As BMC p. 180, nos. 3259-3260; cf. ABC no. 1929. The coin has a copper-alloy core with the remains of plated gold surfaces. It has a diameter of 18.0 mm and is 2.8 mm thick. It weighs 2.9 g.
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Record ID: WMID-0DD367
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete gold and gem finger ring of Medieval dating (13th Century AD). Around 50 percent of the finger ring is present, with one shoulder and part of the hoop missing. The bezel consists of a raised hexagonal collet, with a partial green gem inside. Four circular satellite collets are located to either side and top and bottom. The gems are missing from two of the collets. The remaining collets, one has a light green gem and the other a light pink gem. The shoulders are a wide triangular shape, with no decoration. The back is plain and formed of a separate back plate, fused to th…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-FCE7A5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold stater of the Uninscribed North-Eastern Gold, 'Domino' type, of Iron Age dating (20 BC to 10 AD). The obverse depicts a wreath and crescents, with a line. The reverse depicts a lunate horse, with a box above containing four pellets. It has a diameter of 18.2 mm and is 3.0 mm thick. It weighs 4.6 g.
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th September 2017
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Record ID: WMID-19AA29
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold half guinea of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), dating to AD 1695. Minted at the Tower (London). Early harp. Spink, 2001, p 324, no 3466. Diameter: 21.0 mm Thickness: 1.0 mm Weight: 4.0 g
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
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Record ID: WMID-D27DCC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold possible brooch, of early-medieval (probable 5th-century) date. Description: The object consists of a circular base-plate of gold sheet with a three-dimensional figure of a crouching, four-legged animal (a feline?) mounted along the diameter and buttressed by a pair of supporting zoomorphic heads on either side that rise and curve inwards from the base. The base has a decorative filigree border formed by two beaded wires with a thicker beaded wire soldered between and on top of them, just inside the edge of the disc. The head of the central animal is bent down to touch the base-…
Created on: Tuesday 30th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lichfield District', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-C507C4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold signet finger ring of modern dating (AD 1800 onwards) The finger ring has an oval bezel, with triangular shoulders. The hoop has a rectangular cross section. No maker's marks are present. The oval bezel has decorated with a stylised sun and moon design. The sun is positioned on the upper right part of the bezel and is formed from six elongated diamond v shaped cuts. The moon is positioned on the lower left part of the bezel and is of the crescent shape. It has been made from seven smaller diamond shaped cuts, all of slightly different sizes and set at an angle. The …
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-C2969E
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold cylindrical artefact with filigree decoration. The artefact is hollow (now filled with soil) and comprises a rectangular gold sheet rolled into a circular shape. Two 'bars' of twisted gold wire run across one open edge of the artefact, forming three 'slots' between them. Each bar is made from four fine gold wires, twisted in an SZSZ format. The outer face has been decorated extensively with gold beaded wire, forming three horizontal bands of decoration. The upper band comprises nine rows of twisted gold wire, in an SSSZSSZSS format. The central band comprises a r…
Created on: Tuesday 21st February 2017
Last updated: Friday 23rd February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-FE3C28
Object type: RIBBON
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete strip of decorated gold, of probable Bronze Age dating (c. 2150 BC to c. 1150 BC). The strip of gold is sub rectangular in plan, and is folded horizontally (width ways) in half twice, forming a squashed 'S' shape. The strip has been decorated with a series of embossed ridges along its length. The strip has been severed at one end, with a ragged edge. The other edge can not be easily seen as it is hidden between the folds. It measures 25.3 mm in length, 16.1 mm wide and 9.1 mm thick. The strip is 0.8 mm thick. It weighs 5.2. g. Similar strips of gold with ribbed decorat…
Created on: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whitmore', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-FD08D9
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
From the Treasure Report, Dr Julia Farley, British Museum: The hoard consists of three complete neck torcs and one bracelet. Torc 4 was initially found incomplete but the second half was found at a latter date and has been included below. 1. Complete gold torc with thistle-shaped terminals A gold torc with solid circular-section neck ring, expanding towards the terminals. The terminals are made in one piece with the neck ring, and are thistle-shaped. Each consists of a small 'bead', narrowing to a thinner waist, then flaring out to a wider trumpet-shaped terminal. There are t…
Created on: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 8th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leekfrith', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-82BDCD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold finger ring, of Late Roman dating (Later 2nd to 3rd Centuries AD). The bezel is sub oval, with no trace of an intaglio setting. The shoulders of the ring are triangular or shield shaped, with a horizontal groove underneath, separating the shoulder from the hoop. The hoop has a rectangular cross section. The internal surface is plain. It measures 14.2 mm in length, 20.4 mm wide and 7.6 mm thick. The hoop is 1.9 mm thick. The bezel measures 13.1 mm in length and 7.6 mm wide. The internal diameter measures 15.1 mm. It weighs 2.7 g. The finger ring is a mid yellow…
Created on: Tuesday 15th September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grendon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-1C3EA6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold stater of the Dobunni / Western Region, issued by BODVOC, dating to the period AD 30 to AD 60. BMC Hobbs, 3135-3139. Diameter: 18.5 mm Thickness: 2.3 mm Weight: 5.4 g
Created on: Monday 17th August 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 19th August 2015
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Record ID: WMID-0F2605
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold and gem finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1600 to AD 1700). The finger ring has a distorted hoop of 'D-shaped' section, widening from the back to the bezel. Each shoulder is decorated by a central longitudinal ridge, which terminates by splitting and diverging to either side. A short longituditional groove is present between the forked ridge. The box bezel contains a French or cushion cut clear transparent gem. The sides of the box bezel flare slightly towards the open top. All four sides of the setting have a line of sub-oval perforations. The finger ring…
Created on: Wednesday 29th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shefford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-7998C4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (16th to 17th Centuries AD). The finger ring was originally circular in shape, but is now sub circular, due to post depositional soil pressure. It has a D shaped cross section. It has been decorated with a geometric repeating lozenge pattern on the exterior, with a circular pellet in the centre of each lozenge. The recesses of the lozenges may have originally contained enamel, however none remains. Each lozenge in the design is approx 4.7 mm long by 3.0 mm. An inscription runs around the interior of the ring, reading: "* MY + HAR…
Created on: Friday 10th April 2015
Last updated: Friday 2nd February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bridgnorth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-5327BA
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete but misshapen gold and enamel finger ring, of Post Medieval dating (16th to 17th Centuries AD). The finger ring was originally circular in shape, but is now sub square, due to post depositional soil pressure deforming the band. It has a D shaped cross section. It has been decorated with a geometric grid pattern on the exterior containing significant remains of white enamel. Each square in the grid is approximately 1.0 mm wide. An inscription runs around the interior of the ring, reading: A FRENDS GYFT. No maker's mark is present. Dimensions: Length: 19…
Created on: Wednesday 8th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swadlincote', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-2DB714
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete enamelled gold finger ring, of Post medieval (17th Century) dating. The finger ring was originally circular is shape, however due to soil pressure, is now more of a flattened oval shape. The hoop is sub rectangular with moulded decoration on the exterior, and a flat surface on the interior. The interior surface bears an engraved inscription, in upper-case letters, reading: * NO FRIND TO FAITH. Small six pointed stars are used as stops between the words. No maker's marks are present. The decoration on the exterior has been made up of four pattern repeats. The…
Created on: Friday 13th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodford Halse', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-4817DA
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, misshapen gold finger ring, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1600). The finger ring would have originally been circular, but is now a flattened oval. The hoop has a D shaped cross section, with the internal surface flat. Two inscriptions are present, one exterior and one interior, both written in capital letters. The exterior inscription is embossed, with arecessed horizontal border above and below. The exterior inscription reads"+ THO:FORTVNE:FAILL:"Double pellet stops are present between the words and the inscription starts with an cross f…
Created on: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 9th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alkmonton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-479062
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold half angel of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1567 to AD 1570. A DNO FACTVM EST ISTVD ET MIRA reverse type depicting a ship displaying the royal coat of arms, with E and a rose beside the Mast. Mint: Tower (London). Northvol 2, p134, no 1992/1. Diameter: 20.3 mm Thickness: 0.8 mm Weight: 2.7 g
Created on: Tuesday 25th November 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 25th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cransford', grid reference and parish protected.


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