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Record ID: NMGW-B5E854
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Plain Pegged Spearhead with flame-shaped blade of Type 11 A - largely complete, two fragments (metal-detector find, number 9) Dimensions: Surviving length approx. 195.0mm; max. blade width 46.6mm; max. blade length approx. 154.0mm; surviving socket length approx. 41.0mm; surviving external diameter of socket at break 25.9mm; depth of socket - unknown, as obscured by concretion; diameter of surviving peg hole approx. 5.7mm; surviving weight (prior to conservation) 190.2g. Dimensions of small socket fragment: max. surviving length 10.3mm; surviving width 7.5mm; thickness 1.5mm; sur…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-48748E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Carmarthenshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval gold coin James I (1603-25) Britain crown, London (5 shillings and 6 pence) Second coinage, fifth bust, Privy mark: Tun (1615-16) North 2092 2.27g, worn
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-4833FE
Object type: DIRK
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Middle to Late Bronze Age Group IV dirk, possibly of Burgess & Gerloff's (1981)[1] Group IV, possibly of Type Stuntney and of Penard or Wallington metalworking Industry, dated to c. 1300 - 1000BC The cast dirk is near-complete, with some peripheral damage (with a length of 258mm and a weight of 77.5g). The top of the butt is flat and thin, with curved corners (with a butt width of 27.5mm and a thickness of 0.7mm). Beneath the butt the rivet-notches are a little irregular and of V-shaped profile (with a depth of 4.0mm - 4.4mm, a width of 7mm and are 18.8mm apart). Beneath the rivet…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-4811C9
Object type: DIRK
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze Age dirk of Penard or Wallington metalworking Industry, dated to c. 1300 - 1000BC The cast dirk is complete but now distorted across the mid blade (with a distorted length of 282mm, a straightened length of approximately 288mm and a weight of 94.4g). The butt is flat-topped, slightly angled (23.0mm wide and 1.8mm thick). There are two rivet notches beneath the butt and on the sides (of 8.5mm diameter, with their midpoints 9.6mm beneath the butt and giving a minimum butt width of 17.5mm). There is no clear hilt mark but there is the suggestion of a curving mark from the top…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47FE96
Object type: BELL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy quadrangular bell probably of mid-1st to early-2nd century AD date The cast bell is near-complete but in three fragments, missing the clapper and areas around the detached face and is comparatively massive (with an overall length of 111.5mm and a weight of 262.9g). The breaks have detached one face and one small mouth corner fragment and all breaks appears to have occurred in antiquity and does not have a close-fitting join. The bell is of quadrangular form, sometimes referred to as pyramid type with a sub-rectangular mouth, now distorted (with dimensions of 53mm x …
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47E80B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver coin William I (1066-87) penny, Uncertain mint and moneyer BMC 6, sword type (1079-82) but with a crude bust and the sword to the right 18.5mm - 18.7mm diam.; 0.5mm thick; 1.26g
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47D5B4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age enamelled copper alloy stud or decorative mount, probably of mid to late 1st century AD date The cast mount is of sub-circular, D-shaped form and is incomplete, possibly cut-down in antiquity (with a depth of 9.1mm, a diameter of 35.1mm and a weight of 21.2g). The rear of the object had a central rounded projection, gradually widening towards the base. The edge of the rear is raised with a rim (1mm wide, 1.8mm - 2.0mm high and 4.4mm deep). The front of the mount is near-flat with recessed cells to hold enamel. Along the edge are two 'trumpet' cells flanking the rounded a…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47B802
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Bronze Age flanged axehead The cast axehead is complete (with a length of 87.2mm and a weight of 129.3g) but has lost much of the original surface. The butt is straight and thin (with a width of 17mm and a thickness of 0.8mm). The sides are near-straight and parallel as far as the position of the bevel on the faces (where the axe has a width of 21.6mm, a thickness of 11.5mm and a maximum depth, including flanges of 14.9mm). The sides are decorated with diagonal ridges and are slightly convex and gently rounded across their depths. Below the stop the sides widen gradually before …
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-85013A
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval enamelled coper alloy harness pendant of 13th or 14th century date The cast pendant is complete but the suspension mount and any possible frame or backing have been lost (with a length of 43.7mm and a weight of 10.1g). At the apex of the pendant is a perforated lug (7.1mm deep, 1.8mm - 2.7mm thick, 8.1mm long and with an internal diameter of 3.4mm) from the hinge. The pendant is of hexagonal form and has six peripheral lug (with an overall width of 31.1mm and a depth of 3mm), with the top lug extending into the hinge lug and one of the side lugs now somewhat distorted. The fa…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-FE3E56
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Ceredigion
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver coin Trajan (AD 98-117) denarius, Rome COS V; SpesRIC 127 (AD 103-11) 1.92g, corroded
Created on: Thursday 31st May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 31st May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-FE230D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Ceredigion
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver coin Domitian (AD 81-96) denarius, Rome TR P VI / IMP XIIII COS III CENS P.P.P; Minerva facing rightRIC 91 (AD 87) 2.54g, slightly chipped
Created on: Thursday 31st May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 31st May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-B1A80D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval silver coin Aethelraed II penny CRVX typeBMC iii a, North 770 (c. 991-7) [ M].OGI[ ] Uncertain moneyer; uncertain mint (possible mints: Gloucester [GL--], Ilchester [GIFELSCT] or Ipswich [GIPESWIC]) 0.70g, incomplete and in two fragments
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-B18276
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age knife or razor probably of Late Bronze Age date The knife or razor is of crescent form and appears to be near-complete but is perhaps missing a tang (with a length of 51.3mm, a height of 40.1mm and a weight of 43.9g). The blade edge is concave with a deep-arched back. The blade tips at both ends may have been elongated, as suggested shallowing to the curve at the back. One tip has a small semi-circular notch (3.3mm diameter), possibly the remnants of a rivet attachment hole and if correct, may suggest a slight tang on that side. There is an irregular long notch (12.5m long a…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-AF1FCC
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy mount or fitting of uncertain function and date, probably of Late Bronze Age or Iron Age date and possibly a scabbard chape. The possible cast mount is complete (with a length of 23.5mm, a height of 22.9mm and a weight of 18.0g). The mount is of bulbous bi-lobed form (21.5mm wide and 13.1mm thick) with a curving point projecting from each lobe. At the centre is a shallow rounded groove, widest at the base. Both lobes are decorated with prominent ribbing defined by grooves. The lobes terminate in gently curving points of rounded D-shaped section, slightly flattened on thei…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-9883F6
Object type: MOULD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Middle Bronze Age bronze mould for casting palstaves of Group III, Low Flanged Type of Taunton Metalworking Industry and probably dated to c. 1400 - 1200BC The mould is represented by one valve of the pair, with a fragment missing from its base (blade end) (with a length of 197mm and a weight of 510.8g). The mouth (with a thickness of 14mm) is flat on its top surface and is damaged on one side. The exterior of the mould was circular-sectioned at its apex (with a diameter of 43.0mm) becoming hexagonal-sectioned at the neck, which has near straight and parallel sides as far as the positi…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-981BC4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Roman aureus of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14), dating to the period c.2 BC-AD 4 (Reece period 1). C L CAESARES (in exergue), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT reverse type depicting Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing resting hand on shield, spear behind each shield, above a simpulum to left and lituus to right. Mint of Lyon. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 55, no. 206.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-AE3574
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Possible Late Iron Age to early Roman copper alloy looped toggle of 1st century BC to 1st century AD date The cast toggle is of biconical form and is incomplete, missing the loop (with a length of 25.4mm and a weight of 18.7g). The terminal are sub-circular (17.8mm x 16.3mm and 16.2mm x 15.0mm). The smaller terminal has a very crudely incised cross and the other terminal has a prominent raised rib, probably a casting seam and corresponds to the seam along the midsection of the toggle. There is a single crude incised line perpendicular to the casting seam, possibly to define a cross. O…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 25th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-1A8385
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early medieval copper alloy buckle probably of Anglo-Scandinavian type and 11th century date The cast openwork buckle is incomplete, missing the frame (with a length of 38.5mm and a weight of 8.1g). The front plate is sub-rectangular (22.2mm wide, 25.2mm long and 2.2mm thick) with sides converging slightly towards the integral pin and recessed at the corners. The attachment edge has a grooved border and central slot perforation. The plate has intricate decoration in Urnes-Style comprising cast ornament now worn and corroded and encompassing closely-spaced circular perforations. The dec…
Created on: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th January 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-6030C2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy buckle of oval frame and integral rigid plate type, of mid-13th or 14th century date The buckle is probably near-complete, perhaps missing the attachment end (with a length of 41.4mm and a weight of 4.0g). The outside edge is embellished with an integral bilobed openwork device, probably a crown. The frame is oval (giving the buckle a maximum width of 13.2mm) and is of sub-rectangular section (with a width of 1.7mm - 2.7mm and a thickness of 2.2mm). There is a circular perforation behind the frame to accommodate the copper alloy pin (with a length of 13.5mm). Th…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-600111
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead pilgrim's ampulla of 14th to 16th century date The ampulla is near-complete, missing the loops and with some damage to the mouth and neck (with a length of 60.5mm and a weight of 78.1g). The mouth is moderately expanded (with a width of 29.5mm) and is partially open. The sides of the neck are straight and convergent to the body of the ampulla. The stubs of the missing loops are evident on both sides, beginning at the base of the neck (with a length of 11mm - 13mm). The neck is oval sectioned (with a maximum depth of 14.4mm) and is without any discernible decoration. The…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-5FC137
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Merthyr Tydfil
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman silver coin Vespasian (AD 69-79) denarius, Rome IMP XIX; Modius with grain ears RIC 110 (obverse head facing right) AD77
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-5F9A5B
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy seal matrix of 13th or 14th century date The seal matrix is complete with the loop at the apex of a hexagonally-faceted handle (with a length of 18.5mm and a weight of 6.1g). The loop (2.7mm diameter) is pointed at the terminal and of sub-rectangular section (2.8mm thick). The seal die is circular (16.2mm - 17.2mm diameter) and has a motto rather than a personal legend, reading: *AVE MARIA The central device depicts two crossing forearms with cuffs at the apex at one end and the hands near the base. There is a crescent device between the cuffs. The surface is …
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-5F7343
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Polden Hill type and of 1st or early 2nd century AD date The brooch is incomplete, missing the pin, foot, catch-plate and one of the wings (with a surviving length of 52.0mm, a surviving depth of 20.7mm and a weight of 17.1g). The pin has broken from a copper alloy spring mechanism around an iron axis bar. The cylindrical wing is undecorated except for an expanded terminal (8.2mm maximum diameter). One of the wings in now missing, probably from a recent break (with a surviving width across the head of 22.1mm, originally c. 32mm). There are curving mould…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5F4F95
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of T-shaped type and of 1st or 2nd century AD date The brooch is fragmentary, represented by the head and top of the bow only (with a surviving length of 17.9mm, a surviving depth of 11.5mm and a weight of 10.0mm). The missing pin was hinged within oval-sectioned tubular wings, now truncated on one side (with a surviving width of 37.9mm and a diameter of 6.1mm x 7.2mm). The fronts of the wings were decorated with vertical ribs and grooves, now largely lost through corrosion. Iron corrosion at the terminal of the intact wing suggest an iron axis bar was use…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5F27FB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Trumpet type and of 1st or 2nd century AD date The brooch fragmentary, missing the leg and pin (with a surviving length of 41.1mm, a surviving depth of 15.8mm and a weight of 16.8g). The missing spring was secured around a single, perforated lug on the rear of the head. Iron corrosion around the lug suggests that an iron spring was used. The trumpet head is sub-oval (20.0mm long and 16.7mm wide), probably with the remains of a truncated and rounded plate at the head, which was possibly surmounted with an integral chain-loop. The head-plate was decorated…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5EE5EE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman leaded copper alloy penannular brooch of Fowler's (1960) Type B (or 'omega' / Iberian type) and of sub-type B3, probably of c. mid-1st to early-2nd century AD date The brooch is complete with frame and pin, although it is possible that the pin is secondary (with a width of 42.0mm, a frame height of 39.9mm and a weight of 17.1g). The hoop is of faceted quadrilateral section, with a central ridge on face (with a width of 5.0mm to 5.7mm and a thickness of 4.7mm). There is evidence of differential wear and corrosion on the apex of the hoop, caused by the pin-loop. The rear of the h…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-5DED1E
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead weight, probably of medieval or post medieval date The weight is complete or near-complete, of circular form and of rectangular section (29.5mm diameter and 10.2mm maximum thickness). The upper face is decorated with a cross in cast relief; the cross is enhanced with pellets at the end of each arm and with a central pellet. One quadrant of the edge of the face has a raised border, which may be miscast or truncated in the other quadrants. The base of the weight is has a few irregular depressions but is otherwise flat. The weight currently weighs 47.42g, equivalent to 1.67 ounces (0…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-5DBFFC
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Medieval to early Post-Medieval copper alloy chafing dish handle of 15th to 17th century date. The handle is complete and of bifurcating form, with a stud for attachment to the dish (with an overall length of 55.0mm and weighing 33.7g). The looped handle (48.4mm long, 59.9mm wide at the bifurcated end and 27.9mm wide at the attachment end) is of sub-rectangular section, possibly faceted but corroded at the edges (between 3.6mm and 4.5mm thick and between 4.4mm and 7.4mm wide). The attachment lug (17.1mm long) is of rectangular section (with a maximum width of 14.4mm and thickness …
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th March 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5D8633
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Trumpet type and of Chester sub-type (hull's Type 154) and of 1st or 2nd century AD date The brooch is incomplete, missing the foot, catch-plate and spring and is heavily-corroded (with a surviving length of 39.7mm, a surviving depth of 20.0mm and a weight of 6.1g). The missing spring was secured around a perforated lug, at the rear of the head. Iron corrosion around the lug suggests that an iron axis bar and possibly also an iron spring was employed. The trumpet-head is oval (10.2mm long and 9.5mm wide) with no surviving evidence for a chain-loop at th…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5D4879
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Prehistoric flint knife or awl, probably of Neolithic date The knife is incomplete with the tip fragment represented (with a surviving length of 32.2mm, a maximum thickness of 4.0mm and a weight of 2.3g). Although the knife appears to have broken across its width (where it has a width of 15.5mm), there appears to be retouch over the break, perhaps suggesting the tip was deliberately backed and implying a possibly secondary use as an awl. Both sides are retouched along their entire surviving lengths, as they converge to the tip. The retouch is confined to the dorsal surface, although …
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-5CEEAD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy coin Irregular maiorina, copying Constantius II / Fel Temp Reparatio; soldier and fallen horseman (c. AD 352-7) 1.28g, corroded
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-623A54
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age bronze Wessex dagger of Camerton-Snowshill Series (following Gerloff 1975) or Series 5D (following Needham 2015), and of Needham's (1996) Period 4-5, probably dating from c. 1600 to 1400BC The dagger is incomplete, missing the hilt and is slightly distorted (with a surviving length of 112.1mm and a weight of 31.5g). The damaged butt is now of indeterminate form (with a maximum surviving width of 30.7mm and a thickness of 0.8mm) but there is the remains of a rivet hole or notch at the apex of the centre (of approximately 5.3mm diameter). The dagger thickens at its …
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-6216A4
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age bronze ogival dagger of Camerton-Snowshill Type (following Gerloff 1975), or Series 5D (following Needham 2015) and of Needham's (1996) Period 4-5, probably dating from c.1600 to 1400BC. The dagger is incomplete, missing the tip and with peripheral damage (with a surviving length of 67.8mm and a weight of 32.2g). The butt end is eroded and of uncertain form but now with a straight top edge (with a surviving width of 25.6mm and a minimum thickness of 1.8mm), possibly suggesting it was originally of trapezoidal form. There appears to have been three rivet holes, for…
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-61E56A
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age bronze Developed flat axe, of Class 4 (following Needham 1983) or probably of Type Scrabo Hill (Schmidt & Burgess, 1981, p 63-5) and of Metalwork Assemblage IV to V, corresponding to Needham's (1996) Period 3; dated to 2,050BC - 1,700BC. The axe is near-complete but is heavily corroded with some peripheral loss (with a surviving length of 132.4mm and a weight of 295.4g). The butt is rounded (with a width of 31.1mm) and it is now uncertain how much rounding has resulted from corrosion. The sides of the axe are comparatively straight and gradually divergent to the bl…
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-03EEE8
Object type: TANKARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cardiff
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Iron Age copper alloy tankard handle of 1st century AD date The tankard handle is fragmentary, represented by one disc terminal and the fragment of the handle stem (with a surviving depth of 23.0mm and a weight of 37.7g). The terminal is oval (45.7mm wide and 40.5mm long) with moulded decoration. The decoration comprises a crescent at the apex with a raised border. The border at the top of the crescent edge of the handle terminal is now heavily-corroded and damaged. As the crescent arcs away from the edge of the terminal the lipped moulding becomes more pronounced (with a maximum dep…
Created on: Friday 25th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 29th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-EDBBA3
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gwynedd
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Two silver coins of Edward III of England (1327-77): 1. Groat, London, Series D, c.1352-3, North 1152; weight: 4.36g (67.2 grains); 2. Groat, London, Series E, c.1354-5, North 1163; weight: 4.25g (65.6 gr), a small chip of metal missing. The first of the coins shows some signs of wear; the second is fairly fresh. Both are of fairly full weight.
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 24th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-ED838D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gwynedd
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Half of the frame from an annular silver brooch with cut from sheet metal. The external face bears engraved lettering in crudely cut Lombardic style, which appears to read: I S H [reversed h of N] A - (horizontal 'I' unless a dash) The 'S' being on its side, and the motto may be garbled. There is evidence for a restriction in the frame for a pin (now missing). The back is plain. External diameter 28mm; inner diameter 19mm; maximum thickness 1mm; weight 1.47g. The ring, which has a highly worn outer surface, has not undergone any cleaning or conservation.
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 24th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-ED536B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small silver annular brooch. The silver frame is of quatrilobe form, with rounded mouldings in the angles between the lobes. The external frame width is 19.2mm; frame height 19.3mm; frame thickness 3mm. The pin is plain, with an off-centre suggestion of a division at junction of head and shaft. The front of the pin has slight bevelling; the back is flat. The head is simply wrapped around a cast restriction in the hoop. Overall pin length 21.1mm. The object has not undergone any cleaning or conservation
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 1st December 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-5769D6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Blaenau Gwent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Annular silver stirrup brooch. The external face is decorated for half its circumference with engraved transverse grooves inlaid with niello. There is no restriction in the frame for the pin which has a short stirrup at the junction of shaft and wrap around head. The stirrup is decorated with transverse grooves, and the facets of the shaft, which has a diamond cross-section, are engraved with diagonal grooves to create a herring-bone pattern from the front. The backs of the frame and pin are plain. External diameter 24.2mm; inner diameter 20.01mm; maximum frame thickness 1.9mm; …
Created on: Thursday 17th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 17th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-573091
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Probable Bronze Age gold strip fragment. This is a semi-worked thickened strip fragment of gold of broadly rectangular shape. The strip has been worked and there are hammer facets visible on the flat surfaces and side margins. One edge has been hammered up and has a projecting margin on one face edge. The strip was broken at one end with a double-grip tool without sharp edges. As a result, there is widening, lateral distortion with thinning at one end, near the break. On one face, the break has created a near flat angled facet, while on the reverse there is a distinct concave curva…
Created on: Thursday 17th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 17th August 2017
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