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Record ID: SOM-09817D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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An Early Medieval silver penny of Cnut (AD 1016-1035), dating to AD 1030-1036. Short cross type, uncertain mint and moneyer. North (1980: 129), no. 790.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-093892
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy trader's token farthing, dating to AD 1662. Issued by the City of Bristol. Williamson (1967) Gloucestershire 18.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-08FF85
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval silver half-groat of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to AD 1625. Group A, lis initial mark. London mint. North (1991: 161), no.2248.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-08C5CB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Medieval silver farthing of Edward II (AD 1307-1327), dating to AD 1310-1314. Withers type 30, North class 10-11. London Mint. North (1991: 38) no. 1070/1
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-0854A3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius, dating to AD 350-353. VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S) reverse type, depicting two victories holding up an inscribed wreath. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-081ADD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy nummus of Helena (AD 325-330), dating to AD 337-341 (Reece period 17). PAX PUBLICA reverse type, depicting PAx standing left with a transverse sceptre and branch. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-07871A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 320 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXCERCIT reverse type, depicting a standard with captives sat either side. Trier mint. RIC VII, 187, no. 258.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-070E65
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), dating to AD 1335-1343. Second (star-marked) coinage, London mint. Withers Type 5(ii). North (1991: 46) no. 1102/1.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F8AFB5
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval copper alloy strap fitting, probably dating to c. 1500-1650. The mount consists of of an abraded sub-rectangular plate with a narrowed waist towards its base; the plate would probably originally been trilobed on its top edge. The front of the plate is decorated with a deeply engraved foliate motif, or 'vine-scroll' decoration, the reverse is plain. From the reverse project a pair of integral rectangular-sectioned prongs which have been bent at around 90 degrees to meet in the middle, forming a sub-rectangular loop. Dimensions: Length 26.2mm; width 12.0mm; thickness 13.…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F81E2B
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A small medieval copper alloy rotary key, probably dating to c. AD 1100-1500. The key has a sub-circular shank with a hollow end, from which projects a relatively simple rectangular bit, with a rectangualr indentation of its outside edge. The shoulders are expanded into a collar, behind which the key is cast into a lozengiform bow, with a knop at each angle. Dimensions: length 29.4mm; width 12.4mm; thickness 5.2mm; weight 2.74g. Egan (1998: 111, nos. 294-298) publishes a number of small simple rotary keys with hollow shanks and circular bows excavated from contexts ranging from the 1…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F798EF
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Medieval copper alloy bar mount or strap fitting, probably dating to c. AD 1100-1500. The mount consists of a central perforated lobe from either side of which which projects an expanding arm; both are perforated at the temrinal, but only one retains a separate copper alloy rivet. The arms are angled downwards and the mount has a sub-rectangular cross section, with bevelled upper edges. Dimentions: length 15.7mm; width 6.3mm; thickness (excluding rivet) 1.8mm; weight 0.59g. Compare similar mounts published by Egan & Pritchard (2002: 212, fig. 133), excavated in medieval cont…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F70326
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy bar mount or strap fitting, probably dating to c. AD 1100-1500. The mount consists of a central hemispherical boss with an incised lattice pattern on its front and a saltire on the reverse,. A pair of arms, with plano-convex cross sections, project from opposing sides of the boss, each terminating in a perforated circular lobe; one retains a separate copper alloy rivet. Dimentions: length 33.1mm; width 9.9mm; thickness (excluding rivet) 3.9mm; weight 2.83g. Compare similar mounts published by Egan & Pritchard (2002: 212, fig. 133), excavated in medieval…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F6C45E
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy strap fitting, probably dating to c. AD 1200-1400. The mount comprises of a rectangular strip of copper alloy, folded by approximately 45 degrees along one of its long edges, with this respected by the incised decoration. The mount features a roughtly central crudely cut rectangualr perforation, flanked on either end by a circular drilled rivet hole; neither rivet survives. A pair of incised lines along either edge of the broader facet of the fitting define a central rectangular field containing four sets of obliquely angled lines, in groups of 3 and 4. Simil…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F60957
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Late medieval to Post-Medieval copper alloy mount, probably dating to c. AD 1400-1600. A sub-triangular sheet of copper alloy with rounded shoulders and an indentation ad the centre creating a heart-shaped plan. Incised zig-zaging 'wriggle-work' decoration is visible running down the centre of the plate. Either lobe is perforated, drilled from the reverse. Dimensions: length 21.7mm; width 17.7mm; thickness 1.2mm; weight 1.74g. By comparison to more complete examples (cf. WILT-D2A252, WILT-B79991, SOM-6CE889) the two perforations would probably have held a seperately made, rectan…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-F1C437
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver halfgroat of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), dating to AD 1351-1352. Fourth coinage, pre-treaty series C, cross 1 initial mark. London mint. North (1991: 50) no. 1148
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-E37FD6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy Aesica brooch, probably a Hook Norton or related type, dating to c. AD 44-100. The brooch is almost complete, missing only its spring mechanism and the corners of its foot-plate. A the head of the brooch the wings surive to a width of 23.9mm; these are C-shaped in cross section, although they are abraded, and it is unclear whether or not they originally terminated in wing caps. Below the head, the bow is cast in high relief into an elaborately decorated boss. A central longitudinal corded ridge divides the boss along the median line, and continues to f…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-E049F5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to AD 1248 to 1250. Voided long cross Class 3b. Minted at Canterbury by Nicole. North (1994:226) no.987.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E02B69
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver penny of Edward I to Edward III dating to AD 1300-1335. Type unclear. Minted at London. The design appears unusual, in particualar the eyes are more similar to those seen at Berwick and it maybe a contemporary copy. The coin is broken across with c.45% missing.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DFF917
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327-1377) dating to AD 1335-1343. Second 'star-marked' coinage, Withers type 5. Minted at London. North (1997:46) no.1102/1.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DFAAB1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver farthing of Edward II (AD 1307-1327), dating to AD 1310-1314. Class 11, Withers type 30. London Mint. North (1991: 38) no. 1070/1, Withers & Withers (2005:33).
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DF8C42
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver half penny of Edward I probably dating to AD 1294 to 1299. Withers type 20, Minted at London. North (1991: 33) no.1049. There is a small chip from one side.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DEA1D2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1568 on coin. Coronet initial mark. Minted in London. North (1991, 135) no. 1998. The coin is bent, a hole along the crease is probably damage rather than deliberate.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DE558A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I dating to AD 1591-1594. Initial mark tun. Minted at London. North (1991:137) no.2018.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DE3D1F
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reign of James II (1685-1688). The weight is circular and flat with no rim. The front has a centring dimple surrounded by an incised circle and the back has file marks across it. The weight is 14.1mm in diameter by 2.9mm thick and weighs 2.69 grams, 0.95 oz. It was probably originally an eighth (0.125) of an ounce (two drams) with some weight lost to corrosion. It is stamped with: Crowned I (for James II) at 11 o'clock and an ewer (for the founders company) at 6 o'clock. There may have been sword stamped at 1 o'clock, this area …
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DDE847
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman Republican silver denarius of the moneyer Mn. Cordius Rufus, minted at Rome and dating to 46 BC (Reece period 1). RVFVS S C, Head of Venus right; MV CORDIVS, Cupid on dolphin right. RRC, p. 473, no. 463/3.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Withycombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DD4914
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Post-Medieval copper alloy spoon, probably dating to c. AD 1550-1700. The fragment comprises of the upper half of the bowl, probably originally piriform, but now truncated by a worn break, and with a trapzoidal indentation at the top from the lost handle. Positioned near centrally below the handle is a maker's mark, depicting a five-petalled double-rose within an inner circle. Dimensions: 35.8mm; 44.4 1.7mm; weight 11.05g. A brass spoon with a similar maker's mark is published by Egan (2005: 119, no. 580), excavated from a context dating to c. 1650-1700. A similar mak…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-DD1FB3
Object type: CANDLESTICK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Late-Medieval to Post Medieval candlestick, dating to c.AD 1475-1600. The surviving section comprises of the stick only, with the socket and separate base both missing. The stick is circular in cross section, solid, and with three raised collars along its length. It is truncated by a break at the socket end and at the base flares outwards, with a short, broad circular shaft projecting from the bottom. Overall dimensions: length 87.4mm; diameter of stick 10.3mm; diameter of collars 17.2mm; weight 79.70g. Egan (2005: 81, nos. 337-338) publishes a pair of v…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-DCC54E
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-medieval copper alloy book clasp, probably dating to c. AD 1500-1650. The clasp comprises of a flat rectangular plate with a widely flaring attachment end, probably originally indented but now irregular due to damage. The plate terminates in a flanged rectangular transverse collar from which projects a blunt, rearward facing hook. At the attachment end are five perforations arranged in two rows, with the upper two being smaller than the lower. The plate is perforated twice further, both on the longitudinal median line, the upper contained within a pair of stamped concentric circ…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-CE5269
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete early medieval copper alloy stirrup strap mount, probably dating to c. AD 1000-1100. The surviving fragment comprises of the lozengiform plate, with the base and flange lost. The apex loop projects from the top corner of the plate, taking the form of a circular tab with an off-centre circular perforation. The plate is cast into four recessed lozengiform-cells, with a slightly reaise knop at the centre of the plate. The lower cell is truncated by the break, which is patinated, and contains the remains of a corroded iron rivet, suggesting it was damaged and reused in antiqu…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-CDAEC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy sestertius of unclear emperor dating to AD 1-200. Unclear reverse type, unclear mint. About 40% of the coin is missing to a worn break.
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CD9B8A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus, probably of the House of Constantine, probably dating to AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). Probably Constantinopolis type, depicting victory going left on a prow on the reverse. The coin is badly chipped with at least 20% missing from various breaks around the edge.
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CD83E3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and highly abraded Roman copper alloy hinged T-shaped brooch of uncertain sub-type, probably dating to c. AD 50-150. The surviving brooch comprises of the upper bow and partial head, with the lower bow, pin and the rear of the head missing. There are two very worn stubs at the top of the head which may be the vestigial remains of an integral headloop. At the head of the brooch the wings survive to a width of 13.4mm, terminating in worn breaks at both ends. They are orientated to one another at an angle of slightly less than 180 degrees and are separated by a channel runn…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CD7C48
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy nummus of unclear emperor dating to AD 340-402. Unclear reverse type and mint. The coin is broken with about a third missing.
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CD6AB4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy radiate or nummus of unclear emperor dating to AD 260-402. Unclear reverse type and mint.
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C93074
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman copper alloy bracelet. The fragment is D-shaped in cross-section, being flat on the inside (next to the wearer's skin) and concave on the outside. Viewed from the side it is curved and viewed from the top it is wider at one end than the other. This suggests that the bracelet was originally penannular. The wide end is the abraded terminus and at the narrow end there is an old break where the rest of the bracelet has been lost. The fragment is decorated with four narrow and three wide transverse collars. These are arranged from the centre of the fragment to the ter…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Withycombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8CC7C4
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A collection of 17 Post-Medieval cloth seal fragments, including rove discs, rivet discs and isolated rivets. They are all broken and worn to such a degree that no designs or motifs can be identified. Length (longest piece): 22.0mm. Length (shortest peice): 9.7mm. Width (widest piece): 17.4mm. Width (narrowest peice): 8.5. Thickness: (thickest peice): 5.9m. Thickness (thinnest peice): 1.3mm. Total weight: 38.79g.
Created on: Friday 12th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8C6B19
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A fragment of a probably Post Medieval lead cloth seal. The object consists of a fragment (maybe only 20-30 per cent) of disc 1 of a two- or four-disc seal, with an integral rivet projecting from the reverse. The fragment is irregular in shape, with worn breaks on all sides, which obscures its original dimensions. Disc 1 is stamped with the letters [...](E )N B above and a possible O, a clear C and a possible A beneath. Traces of disc 2's design survive on the rivet, but it is unclear. Length 20.1mm. Width: 13.7mm Thickness 1.6mm. Thickness (including rivet): 6.7.mm; Weight 3.32g. T…
Created on: Friday 12th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: SOM-8C1932
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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An incomplete Post-Medieval lead alnage cloth seal. The object is a single incomplete disc of an originally two or four-disc seal. It is stamped with a design representing a thistle, composed of raised pellets and surmounted by a crown. The disc is sub-circular in shape retaining much of it's original edge to the left of the design. To the right however, the edge of the disc is missing (about 10-15%) and the breaks are worn and irregular. Above the design is possibly the remnant of a broken connecting strip, by which it was joined to another disc. Alternatively this could be part of th…
Created on: Friday 12th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-79688E
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval or Post-Medieval two- or four-disc lead cloth seal with a privy or merchants mark. The object consists of two disc fragments joined back to back. The fragment at the front is the larger one and is irregular in shape. It retains part of a stamped design but none of it's original edge, having breaks and wear on all sides. The design has a long vertical with a horizontal cross bar at the top, the rest of the top is lost to the breaks. At the base the vertical splits into two conjoined Xs . Half way down the vertical appears to be two short horizontals meeting shorter verticals,…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-78E8F9
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post Medieval lead alnage cloth seal. Originally forming part of a four-lobed seal, the surviving fragment consists of just two discs joined together: approximately 70 per cent of disc 3 and 90 per cent of disc 4. The breaks are old and probably caused by the plough. Disc 4 appears to have a tab extending a few millimetres from the edge opposite disc 3. At the other extremity, on disc 3, a remnant of the connecting strip that joined it to disc 2 survives and is slightly crumpled. Disc 3 is stamped with a design which, by comparison with similar seals, might be a thistle …
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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