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Record ID: NMGW-49787D
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Torfaen
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragmentary copper-alloy mount from a book of medieval date. It is 43.6 mm long, and of a surviving width of 25.0mm and a weight of 16.5g; it probably represents a little under half of the original. The mount was attached using two peripheral lugs (7.5mm long, 8.5mm wide and 3.2mm thick) on the two surviving corners and would have had a further two loops. One of the attachment loops is complete (with a diameter of 3.3mm) and the other is damaged with iron staining, suggesting iron rivets were employed. The edge between the loops is not straight but gently convex, suggesting that the …
Created on: Tuesday 25th November 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW3259
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a circular loop with a projecting rectangular-shaped tab decorated on one side with an incised cross of St Andrew motif set within a rectangular frame. A fragment of a slide key which is closely paralleled by three pre-Flavian examples of the type from the Roman fortress at Usk (Manning, Price and Webster 1995, 267, nos.8-10). The rectangular-shaped tab would have functioned as a handle. Surviving length 32.5mm
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2001
Last updated: Thursday 18th July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-6D3F16
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy cauldron or skillet leg of Medieval date, probably dating from 13th - 16th century. The front of the leg has a prominent central rib and the rear of the leg has two chamfered edges. The fragment widens to an expanded foot. The leg has broken before the body of the vessel. The leg exhibits heavy carbon deposits as a result of repeated burning, as would be expected on the surface of a cooking vessel.
Created on: Monday 23rd June 2003
Last updated: Wednesday 10th July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-71A711
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy cauldron or skillet leg of Medieval date, probably dating from 13th - 16th century. The front of the leg has a prominent central rib and two side ribs near the top of the leg, where the leg joins the vessel. The rear of the leg has two chamfered edges. The interior of the vessel is present at the apex of the leg, which shows ancient breaks around its edge. One half of the front of the leg has been recently cleaned by the finder, the remainder of the leg exhibits heavy carbon deposits as a result of repeated burning, as would be expected on the surface of a cooking vessel.
Created on: Monday 23rd June 2003
Last updated: Wednesday 10th July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-AC8824
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy leg, probably from a skillet or small cauldron of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The leg has a 'D' shaped cross-section. There is a prominent horizontal moulding on the front of the leg. The sides taper gently towards the foot. The leg has an ancient break at the top with no surviving evidence for the body of the vessel. The base of the foot has evidence of wear.
Created on: Tuesday 8th July 2003
Last updated: Wednesday 10th July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-996D16
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Newport
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Foot from a small cooking vessel, possibly a small cauldron or skillet. The foot has a flat back and rounded front with a rounded expanded base. The piece is covered in a black carbon deposit, as would be expected in a cooking vessel.
Created on: Monday 7th July 2003
Last updated: Wednesday 10th July 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-972BC1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Two rim fragments - one fragment has a rim form that is slightly expanded and rounded internally, the fragment is heavily sooted on the exterior, as is consistent with use as a cooking vessel. The other fragment has a more angular internal rim with less sooting evident on the exterior. Short and stumpy straight ridged leg, with central rib and two less pronounced side ribs. The top of the leg has an area of the vessel body attached. The leg has evidence of sooting, with an addition thick carbon deposit on the interior of the body.
Created on: Wednesday 25th June 2003
Last updated: Wednesday 10th July 2019
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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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-C6985A
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval or post medieval copper alloy rotary key probably from 13th to 17th century date The key is complete (with a length of 35.6mm and a weight of 6.2g). The bow is of near-circular form (14mm external diameter, 9mm internal diameter and 1.8mm - 3.2mm thick) with some wear. There are projecting mouldings at the base of the bow. The shank is of oval section at the bow (4.0mm x 5.0mm) and circular at the bit (with a diameter of 5mm). The end of the shank is hollow, to accept a pin from the lock (3.0mm diameter). The bit has a cleft on each side, each adjacent to a channel. The surfa…
Created on: Monday 1st December 2014
Last updated: Monday 10th June 2019
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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-733040
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late medieval to early post medieval copper alloy thimble of open type or 'sewing-ring' of mid-15th to late-16th century date The thimble is complete but has impact damage on its tope edge (with a length of 10.0mm and a weight of 2.7g). The sides are bevelled towards the base (with internal diameters at the apex and base of 15.0mm and 17.4mm respectively) and has four rows of punched, circular indentations, now worn and corroded. There are no rim mouldings or discernible incised borders at either end. The thimble is of a comparatively heavy construction (with a thickness of 0.6mm). T…
Created on: Wednesday 4th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 16th May 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-556CFA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver coin Henry III 'Long Cross' cut halfpenny Class IIIb (c. 1248-50) NIC[-OLE-ONL]VND Nicole, London 0.59g
Created on: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-55ADEA
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, London Class 4b (1280-9); Pellet by crown on the obverse 1.34g
Created on: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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