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Record ID: PUBLIC-FAC392
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy royal farthing of Charles I (1625-1649). Richmond Rounds Type 1c (North 2277). Initial mark: unclear, dating to 1625 - c. 1631. Mint of London. North (1975, 139) Dimensions: diameter: 16.22 mm; weight: 0.31 g. The flan has not been trimmed to the inner circles.
Created on: Saturday 29th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 27th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-48621A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Robert Michell of Rochester, Kent. Williamson (1967, 380) Kent no. 472, dating to 1648-1672. Obverse: Two compasses crossed. Legend reads: ROBERT . MICHELL Reverse: R . M . N in a triad. Legend reads: IN . ROCHESTER Dimensions: diameter: 15.87mm; weight: 1.08g
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-9B5761
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete post-medieval copper-alloy book clasp, dating AD1500-1700. The clasp is formed of a single rectangualar plate, with the a hook protruding at one end (now missing). There are three rivet holes at the opposite end, with the iron rivets still present in two of them and the remains of some leather held in place on the reverse. There is a single rivet hole in the centre of the opposite end of the clasp. The clasp has punched decoration on the front, consisting of a foliage design at the hooked end, followed by a vertical band of small, horizontal lines. The main body of the cl…
Created on: Friday 20th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2E1F38
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-medieval copper-alloy thimble dating AD1520-1620. The thimble has incised decoration around the lower part, consisting of a band of arrow-like symbols facing right and a band of semi-circular loops above, followed by two plain bands. The walls have a continuous spiral of hand drilled circular pits that spiral in an anti-clockwise direction towards the crown, only seperated by two narrow incised bands. The thimble has a conical crown, with hand drilled circular pits sprialling clockwise from the centre to the edge of the crown. The object is a brassy golden colour. It …
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th December 2018
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Record ID: LON-92DAFD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post-Medieval bronze Moroccan 1 falus dated 1271, AD 1855 issued by Moulay 'Abd al-Rahman Sultan of Morocco from AD 1822 to 1859. Obverse: Seal of Solomon Reverse: 1271 Dimensions: diameter: 16.58mm; weight: 2.04g.
Created on: Wednesday 14th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-23B9DE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token halfpenny issued at the Will Sommers, Old Fish Street in London, Williamson London 2147, dated 1666 on the token. Ref.: Williamson (1889, 692) Diameter: 21.03 mm; Weight: 2.12 g
Created on: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-660BA2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy liard of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), dating to 1655-1658. Mint of Paris (Corbeil). Dimensions: diameter: 23.52 mm; weight: 1.7 g Similar examples are recorded on the database include: PUBLIC-11F00E, IOW-C510A7
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-B4D8CC
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete late medieval or early post-medieval copper alloy book mount dating 15th - 17th century. The mount is lozenge-shaped with a triangular notch cut taken out of the centre of each side of the lozenge. There is a domed boss in the centre, within a stamped counter-relief octofoil, containing a concentric line of pellets and a star in each foil. The mount has a counter-relief border comprised of pellets. The reverse side is undecorated. Each corner of the mount has a circular attachment hole. One corner of the mount is folded backwards through damage. A parallel can be found in M…
Created on: Sunday 26th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 31st January 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-04C9B4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy royal farthing of Charles I (1625-1649). Richmond Rounds Type 1c (North 2277). Initial mark: key, vertical, dating to 1625 - c. 1631. Mint of London. North (1975, 139); Everson (2007, 31) cat. no. 88b. Dimensions: diameter: 16.69 mm; weight: 0.38 g
Created on: Saturday 18th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 27th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-4D197F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A late medieval to early post-medieval lead-alloy token (15th - early 16th century). Cross and Pellets series, London manufacture. The obverse depicts three lines spanning the diameter of the central field, crossing over in the centre so as to depict a wheel or a star with six rays. The edge of the token has a border of anti-clockwise, oblique rays. The reverse of the token depicts a cross with extended ends and a pellet-in-annulet in each quarter, surrounded by a border of anti-clockwise, oblique rays. The rays have the same orientation on the obverse and reverse. Dimensions: diame…
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-4A1C36
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token halfpenny issued by William Nunn or Nynn of Ratcliff Cross, London, Williamson London 2330a (provisional numbering), dating to 1648-1672. Ref.: Williamson (1889, 708). Dimensions: diameter: 19.72 mm; weight: 1.50 g. This variant has the individual's name as NYNN (rather than NVNN in Williamson and Dickinson), and the variant spelling of 'penny' as 'peny', with a single 'n' on the reverse; furthermore the place is given as RATLIF on the reverse rather than RATCLIFF. Neither type is present in the Norweb collection. As such, this ha…
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-A5EC02
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper alloy terminal, or 'end-cap' from a knife (c. 16th century). This terminal is likely to have come from an iron scale tang knife. The terminal is in the form of a human head wearing a pointed hat or helmet. There are multiple vertically engraved lines below the hat/helmet, suggesting hair. Moulded grooves separate the head from pointed shoulders. The face is comprised of two circular indents for eyes, a protruding, pointed nose and a straight groove for the mouth. There is a slot for a tang at the base, extending up the length of the neck, which contains the remai…
Created on: Sunday 8th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-321D6C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issed by John Condley of Yarmouth, Norfolk. Williamson (1967, 879) Norfolk no. 305, dating to 1648-1672. Dimensions: diameter: 16.06 mm; weight: 0.62 g
Created on: Sunday 27th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-EF24E5
Object type: PILGRIM BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a medieval lead-alloy pilgrim badge of St Adrian of Grammont (Geraardsbergen), dating to c. 1450-1500. The fragment consists of the upper part of the badge which when complete would have depicted a figure standing upon a lion, holding a sword and an inscribed scroll. The fragment depicts a forward-facing, bearded face with a helmet with central cut out and hair flowing either side. There is a halo consisting of two concentric rings surrounding the head. The collar of the figure consists of two semi-circular, curved lines. A scroll inscribed with St Adrian would have been …
Created on: Monday 12th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th February 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D7A8E5
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy sailmaker's or leather worker's palm-iron, dating to the post-medieval period (c. 17th-19th century). It is round with a flat back and concave front, with the inner face filled with rows of circular indentations that would have caught the needle and stopped it from slipping. The pits sit within a grid pattern of squares/lozenges, all within a prominent rim. There are two holes punched all the way through the grid, probably where it was perforated by a steel needle. Around the edge of the object there are three evenly-spaced knops, which would have been used …
Created on: Sunday 11th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-DD4DDD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649). Rose Type 2 (North 2291). Initial mark: crescent, dating to 1636-1644. Mint of London. North (1975, 140) Dimensions: diameter: 12.83 mm; weight: 1.11 g The coin contains a copper-alloy (brass) wedge which was added to negate counterfeiting. This is located at approximately 12 o'clock. The circumference is slightly irregular in form.
Created on: Tuesday 30th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-B64403
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete post-medieval cast lead-alloy uniface token probably dating to the 17th to 18th century. Powell Type 2 depicting initials, T R, separated with a pellet within a slightly raised border. The reverse is flat and undecorated. Some similar examples can be seen in Mitchiner and Skinner (1984, 162; pl. 21) which are dated to the 17th century. The token has suffered some small losses at its circumference. It is 20.17 mm in diameter and weighs 4.22 g
Created on: Tuesday 16th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-8CE38C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead-alloy bi-face token, probably dating to the 17th century. The obverse depicts 3 initials in triangle formation ( likely a T above M S), with a pellet between M S and either side of T. The border is slightly raised. The reverse side depicts a mitre and also has a raised border. An identical token is recorded on the database,from the same area of foreshore as this token, see LON-36B861, Museum accession number: 4698/22 Dimensions: diameter: 13.61mm; thickness: 1.57mm; weight: 2.29g
Created on: Sunday 14th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 15th May 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-F8D2C6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper-alloy Liard of Ferdinand of Bavaria (AD1612-1650), from Liege, Spanish Netherlands, dating AD1641-1643. The obverse side depicts a crowned five-fold arms on crossed sword and cozier dividing the date (which is illegible). The legend reads [FERDINAND.D.G.EP.LEO]. The reverse depicts the letters F B with a flower below and a cross rising from the top of the flower, dividing the letters. All within inner circle. The legend reads [DVX.BVL.MAR.FRANCH.CO.LO.HO.] Similar examples can be seen in Krause and Mishler (2011:p.1343) KM#36 - KM#43, however none of these ma…
Created on: Sunday 7th May 2017
Last updated: Saturday 24th February 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-60378E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token issused by an unnamed trader from Wapping, London. Williamson (1889) no. 3339 (London). Dated 1651 (on token) .The obverse depicts a plough with legend AT THE PLOW ON. The reverse side depicts the initials M.A.S in triangle formation in the central field (S over M A) with legend WAPING WALL 1651. The token is dark brown in colour, with a small spot of corrosion on the obverse side. Dimensions: diameter: 15.87mm; weight: 1.29g Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century. Elliot Stock: London
Created on: Sunday 30th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
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