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Record ID: BM-8668C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Bristol
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A worn copper-alloy British Colonial America penny (denarium), issued by Lord Baltimore (Cecil Calvert) for use in Maryland. Minted in London, c.AD 1658-1659. Cf. Crosby, 1983: pp. 131-132, fig. 27.
Created on: Monday 6th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Avonmouth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-DFEAA3
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A very worn copper-alloy Post-Medieval British coin weight for a Laurel (20 shillings) of James I, 3rd coinage, dating to AD 1619-1625 (Withers and Withers, 1995: pp. 12-13). The weight is roughly square in form and on the front face depicts a laureate and draped bust left within a pelleted circle. The reverse carries a crowned mark of value XX/s within an inner circle, countermarkes with a crowned letter I (for James I) at top left. It measures approximately 17mm in width, 2mm in thickness, and c.7g in weight. As Withers and Withers,1995: pp. 12-13, 68.
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th January 2017
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Record ID: BM-B3EC92
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A very worn copper-alloy Rose farthing of Charles I, c.1625-1649 AD. Probably as North, 1975: no. 2291.
Created on: Tuesday 15th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 15th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Godstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-E1929B
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver cuff link dating to the period AD 1700 to 1750. The cufflink comprises two plates, joined centrally by a circular-section stem. The upper plate is hexagonal in shape and slightly convex in section. The plate is decorated with incised decoration comprising a central floral motif, probably intended to represent a rose and a series of 8 marginal curved grooves, one for each side of the hexagon. The lower plate is circular in shape and is decorated with two marginal grooves. There is a central rectangular stamp, which resembles a hallmark. However, it is not distinct enough to id…
Created on: Monday 24th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
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Record ID: BM-3EF278
Object type: FORK (UTENSIL)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An fragment of a copper-alloy fork, probably dating to the post medieval period. The fork possesses a flat, lead-shaped head with four elongated teeth which extends to a circular-section handle, now broken. The head of the fork is decorated with an incised cross. Surviving length: 66.6mm, width: 12.6, thickness: 1.3, weight: 3.5grams.
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
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Record ID: BM-EC25EC
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy sword belt fitting dating to the post medieval period. The fitting is olivate in shape and convex in section. At one end there is a collar comprising two horizontal ribs extending to a fragmentary looped terminal which is worn. At the other end there is a square-shaped perforation. The fitting measures 31mm in length and a maximum of 12mm in width. The square perforation measures 2.5mm in width. The fitting weighs 3.9 grams.
Created on: Thursday 25th August 2016
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: BM-C0D2F9
Object type: TILE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A baked clay object, probably a fragment of a malting floor tile dating to the post medieval period. The object is approximately rectangular in plan. Three of the sides of the object have semi-circular vertical depressions, one of which is pierced. The object possesses a large central perforation which extends the length of the object terminating in a base decorated with six small circular perforations arranged in a floral pattern. There is damage to one of the reverse corners. The object measures 45mm in length, 62.3mm in width and 38.5mm in height. The circular perforation on the top…
Created on: Thursday 23rd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: BM-C0A894
Object type: TILE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A baked clay object, probably a fragment of a malting floor tile dating to the post medieval period. The object is approximately rectangular in plan with one wall extending beyond the rectangular shape at one corner. Another corner is either damaged or worn to a 45 degree angle. The centre of the object has a square-shaped perforation extending to the bottom surface in which there are five small circular perforations, possibly for ventilation. The underside is otherwise flat and undecorated. The object measures 54mm in length, 44.7mm in width and is a maximum of 35.8mm in height. The s…
Created on: Thursday 23rd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: BM-E0D902
Object type: NUT CRACKERS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One arm from a pair of nutcrackers dating to the post medieval period. The surviving arm comprises a lentoidal-section bar which extends to form a hemispherical section curved hook at one end. The hook terminates in a assymetrical, rounded terminal, with a small notch taken out of one edge. The object measures 70mm in length, 8mm in width, 4mm in thickness and weighs 17.5g.
Created on: Friday 14th August 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: BM-E33E12
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead object, possibly a weight dating to the post medieval period. The object is flat and circular in shape with a marginal groove in the section of the circumference. This gives the object the appearance of being two discs of lead sandwiched together. The upper surface of the object is stamped with a monogram of which only the letter 'P' is clearly visible. The object measures 22mm in diameter and 4mm in thickness. Roger Tomlin notes: 'With its exaggerated horizontal serifs, the letter is not obviously Roman, although the possiblity cannot be excluded. The weight would be a little m…
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 9th May 2018
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Record ID: BM-8013D0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), minted in 1575 AD.
Created on: Thursday 16th January 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke Gabriel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-7FF3C3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), minted in 1597.
Created on: Thursday 16th January 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke Gabriel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-7FA051
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A base silver half groat of Charles 1st of England (1625-1649 AD) minted circa 1644 AD.
Created on: Thursday 16th January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 17th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke Gabriel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-ECFD11
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and slightly bent 16th-century silver post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I, second issue, London mint, Eglantine initial mark dating to 1574 AD (North 1997)
Created on: Saturday 29th December 2012
Last updated: Saturday 29th December 2012
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Record ID: BM-EC9E33
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn 16th-century copper-alloy post-medieval Nuremberg jetton of uncertain issuer of the 'Lion of Saint Mark' type (AD 1550-1650).
Created on: Saturday 29th December 2012
Last updated: Saturday 29th December 2012
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Record ID: BM-A5C5A1
Object type: SUNDIAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy sundial dating to AD 1652; the gnomon is missing. The sundial is thin and slightly dished; its edge is curved around the top where the edge follows the circular outline of the dial with a slight indentation in the centre. The copper-alloy sheet then has three almost right-angled corners at the sides and bottom, forming a kite shape. If the dial is held with noon at the top as north, circular perforations are located at the east, west and south cardinal points; the perforation on the east cardinal point is incomplete and damaged. The dial has engraved decorat…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2012
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: BM-FBD290
Object type: MEDAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Barnsley
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete probable copper-alloy medal or medallion commemorating Admiral Vernon and his victories at Porto Bello in 1739 AD. This medal is of Post-Medieval date, c.1739 AD. Obverse: 'THE BRITISH GLORY REVIVD BY ADMIRAL VERNON' Admiral Vernon standing right with two ships behind. left hand holding baton Reverse: WHO TOOK PORTABELLO [WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY] View of the port and six ships.In Exergue: November 23 1739.[...]
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2012
Last updated: Thursday 19th February 2015
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Record ID: BM-F9ECF6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Bristol
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete gold finger ring of post-medieval date. The finger ring is D shaped in cross section with a flattened external face. Located on the external edge are six silver raised rectangular projections, each has a central circular recess. Each projection would have held an uncertain, probably semi-precious stone, one survives, one appears to be incomplete and four are missing. The band is decorated with two diagonal incisions forming a V on the reverse of each of the silver rectangular projections. The external band has a raised inscription 'MON COEUR EST A TOI' (My heart is you…
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 30th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bristol', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-DA9FE5
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy book fitting. The front of the fitting is rectangular in plan. One end flares and does not have a straight or finished edge. The point at which the flare occurs there is a circular hole in the centre. The opposite end has a projecting hook which curves under. On the body of the fitting is a design of a six petalled flower, off centre near the hole, and at the hook end is a double line of zig-zag designs. The underside is plain.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Blackwall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-DA4BF5
Object type: POT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of pottery, brown with seal.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Portsmouth', grid reference and parish protected.


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