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    • Institution: HESH
    • Primary material: Silver
    • County: Somerset

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Record ID: HESH-3DB5CF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver short cross penny of John (AD 1199-1216 ) probably Type 4c (AD 1203-04) struck at the mint of London by the moneyer Willem. North: 968/3
Created on: Friday 15th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hemington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-3A2B9D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver short cross penny of Henry II (AD 1154 - 1189) Type 1b (AD 1180-1185) struck at the mint of Exeter by the moneyer Raul. The coin has been double struck North 963
Created on: Friday 15th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hemington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-9F4187
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn bent and cracked silver Venitian Soldino of Daubney Type 3 (1486-1538 ) Doge Leonardo Loredan (1501 - 1521). Obverse : Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron-saint standing right. [L]EO LAV [D.V.X.] S.M.[V.] Reverse : Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross right. LAVS.TIBI.SOLI
Created on: Thursday 27th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Spaxton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-B49698
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver Armorican stater of the Coriosolitae (Type II) dated to around 56 BC Reference: ABC 70 Images of the coin were sent to Dr Philip de Jeresey who writes: This is an Armorican type stater and it is in fact precisely the same type as the coin illustrated as ABC 70. It's a stater of the Coriosolitae, the final type in the series (rather confusingly known as class II), generally dated to c.56 BC. It has been suggested that this was a confederal Armorican issue, struck by the Coriosolitae on behalf of the coalition of Armorican tribes fighting Caesar. They are the commonest Armori…
Created on: Friday 27th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Spaxton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-5858D6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily worn and eroded broken coin - probably a silver denarius - of earlier Roman date - approximately 1/2 of the coin survives and is a mid brown colour. All detail has been removed by abrasion. Damage on the coin is very recent
Created on: Sunday 26th January 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 29th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woolavington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-09E538
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Report for HM Coroner Silver strip from Hemington Area, Somerset Treasure Number: 2013 T854 PAS Database number: HESH-09E538 Period: Early Medieval Date of Discovery: May 2011 Circumstances of discovery: Metal detecting Description: A very small and incomplete silver strip of unknown function. The strip is rectangular in section and slightly curved in profile. It is broken off jaggedly at one end, and at the other is a small 'step' that is thinner than the rest of the strip. This also appears to be a broken edge. The artefact has a slight taper, the end with t…
Created on: Thursday 5th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 8th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hemington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-BD1DB6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver half penny of Henry V (possibly Henry VI transition) struck in London. Withers note that this issue with annulets in the reverse are Henry V VI mules being struck prior to the death of Henry V in 1422 Withers Type 12 i North 1412 Seaby 1797
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 2nd July 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: HESH-929622
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval coin: A struck / hammered silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), of the third issue of coinage, minted between 1582 and 1583, with initial and reverse mark of a bell. North 2014. Diameter: 31.75mm Thickness: 1.74mm Weight: 5.7 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd February 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 4th January 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: HESH-7BC252
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver shilling of James I, 4th Bust, Initial Mark: lis on obv and shell (escalLop) on reverse. Dated: 1604-1607 (prob 1605-6) North: 2100
Created on: Tuesday 15th December 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
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Record ID: HESH-AFAF81
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Silver seal die, fluted handle with terminal pierced three times, the face engraved with a three-masted sailing ship. Seal die itself approx 1.4 cm diameter. Probably 17th Century, as indicated both by the ship and the form of the seal.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2008
Last updated: Monday 6th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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