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Record ID: ESS-7D9067
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Late medieval silver Spanish coin, likely a half-real of Ferdinand and Isabella dating to the period AD 1469 - 1504. Yoke obverse and sheaf of seven arrows reverse. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-7BE2C5
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Copper-alloy cast strap fitting, likely a sword belt hanger, dating to 15th century. The item is fragmentary and shows the surviving left portion of the main plate. There is one surviving attachment loop and along the lower edge with a hook still in place through it. Originally there would have been three loops, spaced evenly, connected to the bottom edge, with a hook hanging from each. The remaining left side of the plate ends in a trifoliate terminal, expanding from a narrow waisted portion of the plate. The central lobe is perforated in order to accommodate a rivet, which would …
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-7B2A4D
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy book clasp of Medieval date, c. 1350 - 1450 AD. The item is formed of a flat sub-circular plate with two loops and a bar at one end encompassing the strap fitting portion of the artefact. At the opposite side there is a collared zoomorphic terminal. The central plate has a circular drilled hole in the centre, which would have held a rivet that fixed the clasp in place on the book cover. The zoomorphic terminal also features a drilled hole, perpendicular to the plane of on which the central plate hole is found. The upper surface of the clasp, on the central plate, is dec…
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-69361C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
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A copper-alloy As of Antoninus Pius (AD138-61) Right facing laureate bust. There is no inscription on the obverse and no evidence that there was any. The reverse shows Liberalitas standing. Holding a cornucopiae in her left hand and a scoop for distributing coins in her right. With inscription LIB S and VI. No other inscription exists. A copper-alloy As of Antoninus Pius (AD138-61) Right facing laureate bust. There is no inscription on the obverse and no evidence that there was any. The reverse shows Liberalitas standing. Holding a cornucopiae in her left hand and a scoop for distri…
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-68004C
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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A circular copper-alloy trade weight dating to the late 18th century to the early 19th century. Possibly could be an apothecaries weight. The top of the weight has a raised border which is stepped on the inner circumference. Within this border is a circular roped design that frames an emblem which is now illegible, although there appears to be a head of a raven at the top of the emblem. The underside of the weight is flat and also has a border around the edge. Within this border is a circular roped design that has a knot at the bottom. Within this design is a stylized "M". The weigh…
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2C7051
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Roman aureus of Claudius (AD 41 - 54), dating to the period AD 41-42 (Reece period 2). Obverse: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P, laureate head right. Reverse: CONSTANTIAE AVGVSTI, Constantia seated left on curule chair, feet on stool, right hand raised. Mint of Rome. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p.121, no. 2.
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-1B2F1C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a wheel made Roman New Forest beaker. The beaker dates to the period AD270-340. The fragment shows three decorative (pastry wheel) lines running around the circumference of the beaker. The beaker is Fulford's Type 27. A straight sided indented vessel. The fragment is 88.60mm high and 75.20mm wide. The fragment shows a greyish/brown glaze over an orange ochre base.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-1B0A52
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy pin, probably of Roman date. The pin has a globular head which is decorated with an incised line which spirals from the top of the head to the base of the head. The shaft of the pin tapers to a sharp point and is cylindrical in section The pin is 47.20mm long. The diameter of the head is 3.80mm and the diameter of the shaft is 1.20mm.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-1ACD70
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead-alloy badge, prooch or decorative pin. The badge is incomplete though would likely have taken a sub-circular form. There is a roughly cylindrical circle that forms the outer border, inside which, and attached to the border with thin stems of lead-alloy, is the figure of an animal, likely a snake. The body of the snake curves to form the outer circular border, and though some of the badge is missing, it appears that the border curves back into the centre and becomes the snake's tail, where it terminates in the snake's mouth. Two thin strips of lead hold the snake's head and …
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-1A7A76
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
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A fragment of a Bronze Age spear head dating to 1500BC to 800BC. Only the tip of the spear head remains and is sub-triangular in plan and profile. The edges have sustained damage and the break appears not to be recent. The item is triangular in shape. The mid portion of the spear is cylindrical in section, and there are two triangular sectioned flanges that protrude at each side to prodice the sharp blade edges. The spear tapers to a point, and the breakage is at the opposite end. The surface patina is a light brown with patches of green, and the inside (seen through the breakage) is …
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-1A0947
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy brooch probably dating to the Roman period. The brooch would probably have been circular in shape although only a quarter of the circle remains. There are two tubular turrets remaining on the brooch, possibly out of four, which would have contained a jewel or stone. Between the turrets is a double phallic symbol. The turrets are connected by a semi-circular sectioned curved bar. At the base of one of the turrets is a hole which either held the hinge for the pin or was the locating hole for the pin. At the base of each turret opposite the existing joining ba…
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-19C3DE
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast and engraved copper-alloy possible seal or coin die. The item is circular in shape and rectangular in cross section. One face features engraved decoration which seems to show a border within which there is some lettering and a motif in the centre. No further details can be determined. The opposite face appears to be plain though it is possible that decoration was once present and has since worn off. Suggested date is early Medieval to Medieval, c. 600 - 1400 AD. Dimensions: weight: 6.02g, diameter: 17.4mm, thickness: 3.5mm
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-192EC9
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy and iron knife handle dating to the Roman period, c. 43 - 410 AD. The item is cylindrical with flared terminals. One terminal features a flattened globular lobe whilst the other flares out to create a pointed oval shape (viewed side-on) at the end, on the perpendicular plane to the cylindrical shaft. The cross section is circular in shape. There appears to be a thinner cylindrical iron core within the outer copper-alloy surface. Much of the surface is now iron stained. The patina is green and dark brown/red where the iron staining occurs. Dimensions: weight: 47.98…
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-191C0B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy buckle plate probably dating to the late Roman period. The plate is sub-triangular and has two loops at one end to secure the buckle. Both loops are bent over and one is broken. The opposite end of the plate is broken at the apex of the triangle. Close to the apex is a single rivet. The only decoration on the plate is in the form of a crucifix which may have been added post casting.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-18DEBC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy leg from a cooking vessel, likely Medieval in date, c. 1000 - 1550 AD. The item is 'D' shaped in section, with a flat back a curved terminal end which bends away from the vertical plane and acts as the foot portion of the leg. The item is sub-rectangular in shape, and flares at the foot to form a point. The patina is dark grey, green and red, and heavily abraded across the surface Dimensions: weight: 98.13g, length: 40.5mm, width: 45mm, thickness: 13mm
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-185947
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman nummus of Constantine I (306 - 337AD) dating from 316 -317 AD (reece period 15). SOL INVICTO COMITI reverse type. Obverse is laureate bust right. CONSTANTIVS AVG. Reverse is Sol standing left with whip and globe. SOL INVICTO COMITI
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-17E714
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver struck shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). The coin shows some damage at 7 o'clock. Obverse is left facing bust, which is very worn, as are the pellets that form the inner circle of the obverse. The reverse only shows a small amount of wear. Reverse is cross fourcee over royal shield. ‚ÄčThe obverse inscription is; ELIZA[BETH] D G [AN] FR ET.HI REGINA . ‚ÄčThe reverse inscription is: POSVI [D]EV AD IVTORE M MEV. The mintmark is a badly struck cross-crosslet (1560-1)
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-17C46C
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragmentary copper-alloy palstave axe dating from the Middle Bronze Age c. 1500 - 1000 BC. The axe retains part of the blade and stop-ridge. The blade is lentoid in section and sub-rectangular in shape, flaring outwards nearer the blade edge. The blade edge is now missing. The stop-ridge is rectangular in shape, though the depression in one face is deeper than the other. The butt portion of the axe is also missing. The thickest portion of the item is the junction between blade and stop-ridge where flanges rise to meet at the centre. The surface is very worn and the axe appears to b…
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: ESS-16D3F6
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy hooked tag. The upper plate is trapezoid with a semi circular base from which the hook is attached. The upper plate shows two holes at the top which would have secured the item. The two holes are both broken. There is evidence of decoration on the plate but all that remains are four white dots; one in the middle at the top, one in the centre of the plate and two on the lower edge near to the hook. The hook is complete and has three trnsverse grooves at the point where it joins the plate. The hook measures 22mm from the top to the apex of the curve on the h…
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2018
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Record ID: ESS-978762
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Thurrock
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold quarter stater of Cunobelinus (c. AD 10-40) of the Catuvellauni and Trinovantes (Eastern Region), (Rudd 'Biga' type). BMC (Hobbs) 1836-36A and ABC (Rudd) 2807 Obverse is CAMVL in tablet on vertical wreath, heart shapes in angles. Reverse is biga left, branch above and wheel below. CVNO below Dimensions: weight: 1.31g, diameter: 12.8mm, thickness: 17.0mm
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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