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Record ID: NMGW-3C4796
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The reported object is a cast silver pendant in the form of a hanging trefoil leaf. It has a plain flat back, and an integral circular attachment loop. Traces of gilding are visible in the deeper recesses of the casting. Overall height 13mm; maximum width 8mm; maximum thickness 1.3mm; weight 0.7g. A number of silver or silver-gilt pendants with hanging flowers are known from England, such as one (possibly a fleur-de-lis) from Findon, West Sussex, attributed to the early sixteenth century (length 17mm; TAR 2005/6, no. 698), and a more elaborate example from Kings Somborne, Hampshire, d…
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-3BF02D
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age hoard of five objects. 1. Palstave butt end fragment Dimensions: Surviving length 24.7mm; butt width 23.5mm; max. thickness at break 11.2mm; surviving weight 25.9g. Small butt end fragment of palstave. In side view, the flanges reach the septum approximately 14mm below the butt end and there is some concavity and change of angle in the upper profile. The butt end is wide and angular, with a slightly convex curved top. On both faces of the upper septum, repeated scratch marks are evident and these look relatively recent. The break appears to have occurred in an…
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-2B30C7
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The reported object is a silver signet ring, now incomplete (part of hoop missing). It has a flat, circular bezel for the matrix, which has the form of a round-petalled quatrefoil within pellets in the inter-leaf spaces, within a single circular rope border. The shoulders are demarcated by simple transverse grooves, and the upper part of the hoop is decorated with triple vertical ridges and a random and unevenly punched pattern of open circles, presumably intended to represent pellets/pearls. A transverse groove and two hatched dashes below this indicate a change in the lower hoop dec…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 30th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-2B0CE9
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The reported object is a fragment of silver gilt 'fede' or devotional ring with a bezel in the form of an angel holding a sacred heart, the angel's right wing being represented by ridges for feathers. The hoop at this pint has the form of a flat band. Height 12.5mm; overall width 8.7mm; thickness 3.2mm; hoop width 5.2mm; hoop thickness 2mm; weight 1.35g. The ring, which has broken into two sections, has not undergone any cleaning or conservation. In terms of design and style of the iconography, the ring is probably of fifteenth- or early sixteenth-century date. A similar bezel from N…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd April 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-4AB918
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorative gold posy-ring. The hoop is of flattened-D cross-section, and the outer surface is cast with a repeating floral pattern quatrefoils and other flowers. The inner face of the hoop is inscribed with the text: Such is my love, in italic script. Internal hoop diameter 15.7 mm; maximum band width 4mm; maximum band thickness 1mm; weight 2.79g. The ring has not undergone any cleaning or conservation. Metal Content To judge from its colour and weight and visual comparison with other gold rings and brooches in the collections of the Department of History & Archaeology, the alloy is w…
Created on: Friday 7th August 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 11th August 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-14B441
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age hoard of two ribbed socketed axes. 1. Ribbed socketed axe - Croxton Type / Class B Southern English ribbed axe Dimensions: maximum length 102.9mm; blade width 51.3mm; combined weight (including socketed axe fragment 2) 420.8g. This is a complete and slender socketed axe with a flared trumpet shaped mouth and a wide collar band. The axe is sub-rectangular in cross-section with slightly concave sides expanding to a widened and curved cutting edge. The mouth of the axe is deep, front to back, and of sub-rectangular shape with curved corners. The mouth tops surfac…
Created on: Wednesday 17th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-AAB3FD
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age bronze butt fragment from an axe of uncertain type but of Developed Axe or Palstave form The axe is represented by a butt fragment only, broken at one end (with a surviving length of 30.4mm and a weight of 28.3g). The butt end is damaged and jagged but may have been rounded and thins to the edge (with a width of 20mm and a thickness of 1.8mm). The sides are near-straight and divergent for their short lengths to the break (with a maximum width of 27.7mm and a thickness across the septum of 8.1mm). The sides are rounded and convex across their thicknesses, with the suggestio…
Created on: Friday 12th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-9946A4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver coin Edward I (1272-1307) penny, Bristol Class 3c (c. 1280-1) 1.34g
Created on: Friday 6th March 2015
Last updated: Friday 6th March 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-74016A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval copper alloy finger-ring, probably of 16th or 17th century date The finger-ring is complete but distorted, now oval (24.1mm x 16.2mm and with a weight of 2.3g). The band is flat-sectioned with a consistent width (of 5.1mm and a thickness of 1.1mm). The deeply-stamped geometric decoration is divided into seven repeating panels but of uncertain interpretation. In the interior of the hoop is undecorated. The surface has been stripped with a dark-brown corrosion and traces of gilding surviving the recessed decoration.
Created on: Wednesday 4th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 4th March 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-73EF6C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval tin-alloy (pewter) button of 16th century date The button is of domed, 'pimple' form with integral, looped shank and is complete but slightly distorted (with a length of 17.9mm and a weight of 3.3g). The head is solid and of hemispherical form (with a diameter of 11.2mm and a height of 5.6mm) with cast decoration comprising bold radiating ribs converging towards a cross containing a central knop at the apex. The shaft is oval section with a circular loop at its end (with an external diameter of 8.9mm and and an internal diameter of 4.3mm). The surface has a silver-g
Created on: Wednesday 4th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 4th March 2015
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