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Record ID: SOM-6A10CA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic grey ware rim sherd, probably dating to c. AD 44-410. A relatively hard fired, micaeous fabric, grey/brown throughout and with the only inclusions visible in the hand being well sorted, sub-rounded slightly vitreous-looking inclusions, <0.25mm. From a vessel with fine walls and a collared rim, the only decoration being a circumferencial incised band on the external surface of the rim. Weight 11.19g; thickness of rim 11.0mm; thickness of wall 4.5mm.
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5BA9C7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans (AD 337-350), dating to AD 341-346. VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN reverse type, depicting two victories facing each other each holding a wreath. Mint of Trier.
Created on: Thursday 17th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 17th August 2017
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Record ID: SOM-46493C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the house of Constantine, dating to AD 318-324 (Reece Period 16). VICTORIA LAETAE PRINC PERP reverse type, depicting two victories holding an inscribed wreath above an altar. Uncerain mint.
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Overton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-460762
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 323-324 (Reece Period 16). SARMATIA DEVICA reverse type, depicting a victory advancing right, holding a trophy and pushing a captive seated on the ground. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, pg. 202, no. 435.
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Overton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-45A473
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy vessel foot, dating to c. 1500-1700. The foot is trapezoid in plan flaring outwards in both plan and profile from beneath a pronounced collar separating it from the leg, a large section of which survives above. The foot and leg are broadly D-shaped in cross section, with a flat back and the convex front cast into the form of 5 cords or ribs. Overall dimensions: length 58.7mm; width 26.8mm; thickness 14.3mm; weight 109.13g. Copper alloy skillets, posnets and cauldrons were in use throughout the Medieval and Post-Medieval period, this form fits Butler et a…
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
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Record ID: SOM-4562B3
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post-medieval copper-alloy hooked clasp, probably dating to c. AD 1600-1700. The eye section of the two part hooked clasp. The object has a central circular plate, very slightly convex with a hollow back, from one side expands a now incomplete integral rectangular attachment loop with a round integral perforated lug opposite, the lug terminating in a small pointed knop. Two further rounded lugs expand from the edge of the plate at 11 o'clock and 7 o'clock relative to the orientation of the decoration (with the attachment loop and pointed lug being at 9 and 3 o'clock respectively). T…
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
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Record ID: SOM-452824
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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A Medieval silver penny of Henry V (AD 1413-1422). Class G, mint of York, probably a local die. North (1991: 71) no. 1404. The coin has been clipped around the majority of its circumference almost down to the inner circle and has been crudely pierced from the reverse through the RACI quarter (at 3 o'clock on the obverse).
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
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Record ID: SOM-44BB81
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper alloy probable dupondius of a Antonine emperor, probably dating to c. AD 138-180. Uncertain reverse type, possibly depicting Hilaritas, with a central figure with a long branch in the right field. S - C across fields. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Old Cleeve CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-442B32
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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Two worn Roman copper alloy nummi both of an uncertain ruler, c. AD 330-402. Uncertain reverse types and mints. Coin 1: 15.1mm in diameter, 1.34g. Coin 2: 11.3mm in diameter, 0.64g.
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tangley CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2EBA7D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic Nene valley colour-coated ware base sherd, from a beaker of uncertin form, probably dating to c. AD 150-400. A fine grained reduced grey fabric with few inclusions in the hand, although occasional sub-angular quartz grains visible as well as orange/brown ferrous inclusions and white inclusions, presumably chalk, both <2mm. The sherd is coated internally and externally with a brown/black slip. The sherd appears to have been wheel-thrown, with a projecting sub-circular foot, 26.4mm in diameter. Although most likely from a narrow-based beaker similar to Howe et al's for…
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2D973B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic Samian rim sherd, probably from a bowl of East Gaullish fabric, dating to c. AD 100-250. A soft fired, very fine orange fabric, with rare micaeous flecks and sparse, fine chalk? inclusions. Although now highly abraded, the sherd was coated with an orange-red slip. The sherd appears to be from a bowl with a curved profile and beaded rim. Weight: 7.23g.
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2D328B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Ceramic rim sherd of probable Medieval date, c.AD 1100-1400. An extremely hard fired, with some suggestion of vitrification, dark grey/black fabric with a slightly oxidised red/brown internal margin. A sparcely micaeous fabric containing frequent chalk inclusions, 3.5mm, a mix of platelets and sub-angular inclusions. The sherd appears to be hand moulded into a simple-wedge shaped rim, probably from a pan or dish. Weight: 9.00g.
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2C8436
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic rim sherd from a small jar of Black Burnished ware (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset), probably dating to c. AD 44-410. A relatively hard fired coarse fabric, dark grey throughout with slightly darker, burnished surfaces. Contains abundant sub-angular to sub-rounded quartz, < 2mm, as well as rare large chalk inclusions, <2.5mm. The sherd has a beaded rim which appears to have also been constricted, and likely comes from a vessel similar in form to Seager Smith and Davies' type 9, small storage jars in use throughout the Roman period in Southern Britain. Wei…
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2C35E0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic base sherd from a bowl of Oxfordshire red and brown colour-coated ware, probably dating to c. AD 240-410. A relatively hard fired, sandy abundantly micaeous fabric, with a reduced grey core and oxidised red/orange surfaces and margins. Contains occasional sub-rounded quartz, <1.5mm, as well as occasional red/brown ferrous inclusions and and white inclusions, probably chalk, both <1mm. The base is relatively plain, with a moulded foot-ring and no surviving decoration beyond a bright red/orange coat. Weight: 15.98g
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2BE1D0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic coarseware handle, an unidentified fabric, probably a locally produced greyware, probably dating to c. AD 44-410. A gritty micaeous fabric, with a reduced grey core and oxidised pale-orange surface, with an abundant well sorted, fine grained sand temper, as well as occasional ferrous inclusions <2.5mm. Weight: 36.16g.
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1C7991
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman Black Burnished Ware (BB1, from the Wareham/Poole region, Dorset) ceramic rim sherd, probably dating to c. AD 44-410. The vessel is of a dark grey fabric with slightly oxidised red/brown margins in areas; slightly micaeous with an abundant fine grained quartz temper as well as occational ferrous inclusions. The exterior surface of the vessel has been burnished, as has the area around the rim on the internal surface.The vessel appears to have had a constricted and slightly beaded rim, and was likely a small storage jar, Seager-Smith & Davies' type 9, which was in use through…
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 14th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1C3CB2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic coarse ware vessel rim sherd of an unidentified white ware and probably dating to c. AD 44-410. The sherd is of an oxidised white/buff grainy fabric containing an abundant sand temper, containgin abundant ferrous inclusions, as well as sub-rounded quartz or greatly varying sizes, <2.6mm. The form of the vessel is unclear, and the sherd appears to have a dropped flange, potentially from a bowl. In contrast to the rest of the sherd the tip of this flange is reduced to a pale grey. Weight: 17.22g.
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1BFAC7
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy circular seal matrix. On the front there is a central incuse design of a hawk catching a hare, the hawk has its wings folded and head bent to attach the hares head. The design is detailed with lines representing fur and feathers. The design is encircled by a pellet border. Around the border is the inscription starting with a star. The inscription reads: LE OSTVR PREAT LE LEVRE, The hawk takes (catches) on the hare. There is a pellet outer border. The flat back has a slightly raised line running down the centre which expands into a solid semi-circular in profi…
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 17th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bruton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1BF364
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman ceramic coarse ware vessel rim sherd, of an unidentified white ware and probably dating to c. AD 44-410. The sherd is of an oxidised white/buff grainy fabric containing an abundant, well-sorted and fine sand temper of sub-angular quartz and sub-rounded iron stone inclusions. The sherd appears to be part of a large storage jar with an unusual vertical rim with a pinched internal flange potentially serving as a lid rest, the other possibility is that it is itself a lid, although it would have very steeply sloping sides if so. The surface of the sherd appears to have been wiped, a…
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1A9CCC
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Medieval copper Alloy French Jetton, probably dating to c. AD 1300-1500. Uncertain type, with an unclear obverse and reverse depicting a triple-stranded cross fleury with a quatrefoil at its centre and within a four-arched tressure. A/V/E/ M (for Ave Maria) at the interstices of the arches. Cf. Mernick & Algar (2001: 255) nos. 75-102.
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 14th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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