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Record ID: WMID-F45723
Object type: NECKLACE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure case 2010 T527: Brewood area, Staffs. A Roman gold necklace link. The plain wire oval frame, looped at both ends, encloses a central bar and double-pelta motif made from filigree beaded wire. Clear signs of wear are visible on the internal distal end of the fastening loops. This is probably a small link from a composite gold necklace interspersing simple links like this one with gems or gem-set components (c.f. Marshall 1911, 2730 and C.M. Johns 1976, 'A Roman gold and emerald necklace from Canon Street, London', Antiquaries Journal 56, 247). For individual links see e.g…
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2012
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Record ID: DUR-F3F8C4
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy part of a collar or knobbed bracelet of Late Hallstatt or early La Tene date (800-350BC). It consists of three raised solid domes, linked together in a line, slightly curved and flat on the reverse. The left-hand side dome/knob (as on the photograph) has the remains of a circular cross-section stud or shaft which would have attached this section of the collar or bracelet to other sections. The right-hand side dome/knob has a central groove at the end which widens and goes from top to bottom and then runs along to the middle of the base of this section. It also has …
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-F3F721
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unknown gold object, 17mm long, 8mm wide and 6mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 6.65 grams. The object is sub-rectangular in form and section with tapering sides and has a flat sub-rectangular piece of gold plate soldered to it.
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-F3D404
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy Roman brooch of the T-shaped type, probably a sawfish type dating from 70 - 150 AD. It Compare to Hattat's Visual catalogue of Ancient Brooches (Figure 163, number 31). The short bow is triangular in section and tapers from a wide shoulder to a narrow foot which is slightly raised and is divided from the rest of the bow by a shallow groove. There is a narrow ridge of metal running for a short distance down the centre of the bow, beginning near the head. There is no other decoration visible on either the bow or the two short tubular wings. The edges of the bow may …
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-F39096
Object type: STUD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Post Medieval belt stud, 16-17th century. In plan it is a six-petalled flower, it has been gilded on the front. The central circular part of the flower is domed and solid. The edges of the flowers are decorated with a line of punched dots all the way around. On the reverse are the remains of two studs which are bent over and broken.
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-F36CE7
Object type: FIREARM
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy fragment of a ramrod terminal pipe from a Post Medieval musket, pistol or other gun. It is linear in plan, almost a thin pointed oval. Both ends are broken. The right-hand terminal (in the photograph) narrows almost to a point and where it begins to narrow it also curves slightly. The left hand terminal (in the photograph) is broken before it narrows so much. It has a rectangular cross-section and each face is flat and plain with no decoration. It has a mainly green patina with some patches of lighter green from corrosion. There is also one orangey patch due to…
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 28th November 2013
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Record ID: DUR-F35A44
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead cloth seal, 17th century in date. It is a four-piece seal, mostly complete. Only two faces retain the stamps, those on the large circles (the inner discs). The connecting strip is still attached at the end, as it was folded in half. The stamps consist of the arms of Britain on one face, slightly off-struck. On the other side is 'CAR/SAY/166...'. This refers to the fact it was a seal on kersey cloth, this was made in various places in England, Yorkshire being one of those. Unfotunately the last year of this seals date is missing. These types of seal usually date from the 16…
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 5th October 2010
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Record ID: DUR-F33A27
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Medieval key fragment, 15th century in date. Only the bit remains having broken and missing most of the stem. The stem is sub-circular in cross section and hollow. The bit is broken, it would have had two pieces, one remains just as a small stub. The other bit has a straight ourer edge with an irregular cleft on the inner side. The base is wider and thicker than the rest of the bit.
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 16th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-F31E57
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy rectangular bar with triangular enamel panels, probably Roman in date. It is rectangular in plan and in cross-section. The upper face is split into triangular panels by a central zig-zag line. These panels are infilled with enamel, the upper line being red, the lower being blue. There are four blue triangles and the red, the last upper triangle having lost its enamel. The mount is then broken. The reverse of the item is plain and flat. It has a generally green patina with some darker patches on the reverse due to corrosion. It is uncertain what the funct…
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 26th October 2010
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Record ID: DUR-F300A6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast Medieval lead spindle whorl, c.1100- 1500. It is sub-circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical with both faces decorated with cast, raised decoration. This takes the form of lines radiating from the central hole splitting the face into sections. In these sections are raised dots, between 3 and 5 depending on the section.
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-F2E8C5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circular lead weight from the Post Medieval period. It is circular in plan and flat. It has a central circular hole and then four circular holes around it, forming an X-shape if they were joined up. On the front the central hole had a groved circle around it which cuts through the four outer circles. In between each of the outer circles are two short grooved lines, radiating from the centre, forming a cross. On the reverse there are some traces of these lines but not to the same degree as on the front.
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 16th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-E49A78
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy single looped oval buckle with two projecting knops and offset bar, typically of mid 13th to 15th Century dating. It consists of a oval frame, with an narrow offset bar, with a recess for the leather strap. The pin is missing. The outer edge of the buckle is decorated. There are two diagonally extending prominent knops, both plain in decorative details. A collar is present at the base of each knop. The knops are flanking a recessed central section on the outer edge. This section has three grooves, the central one would have formed the rest for the pin. The back…
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2012
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Record ID: DUR-E42795
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Post Medieval key, 16-17th centuries in date. The key has broken at the end of the shaft before the loop. The shaft is circular and appears hollow. Where it meets the loop is a small collar. The bit appears to be solid and is made up of two sub-rectangular sections, similar but with the end one being bigger. They both have an extended collar near the base, with a sub-square section taken out of the top and one taken out of each side.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-E3FD15
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy annular buckle (or possible annular 'ring' brooch) of medieval date (1200-1400). The buckle is circular in plan with a circular cross section. There is no evidence for a constriction within the frame of the buckle to which a pin would fit. Instead the pin is attached by a large loop which moves freely around the frame. There is also no evidence of a recessed pin rest on the frame. The pin is incomplete and relatively large; the tip of the pin is slightly damaged. A small groove is present on the underside of the pin just below the tip. It is attached to th…
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-E3F532
Object type: STUD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman stud. It is circular in plan, domed and hollow on the reverse. The front has concentric grooved circles with a central raised nipple. There is the remains of a circular stud on the reverse. This sort of stud could be used on furniture, harness or belts.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-E3A3F1
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl, c.1100-1500 in date. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical and would have had moulded decoration on both faces but this has now mainly worn away. The edges are also uneven due to wear and damage.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2011
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Record ID: DUR-E39785
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval strap end, 10-11th century in date. Tongue shaped, with an incomplete attachment end. The attachment has broken on one of the two loops, this end is thinner than the rest of the plate. The plate is decorated on one side with a degenerate Winchester style motif formed of a series of reserved cells creating a symmetrical plant scroll motif. The strap-end has a dark brown surface, with reddish-brown adhesions (particularly in the recesses), probably gained from its time in the ground. Thomas class E, Type 1 (2004, p. 1-2).
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: DUR-E382D6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl, c. 1100- 1500. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical with moulded decoration on both faces. The decoration consists of lines radiating from the central hole dividing the face into six sections. In each section are raised dots, between four and five in each.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-E326B4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy finger ring of post-medieval date. The ring is sub-circular, having been bent slightly out of shape. It measures approximately 20.2 mm in diameter, 5.5 mm wide and 1.22 mm thick. It weighs 2.3 grams. The exterior of the ring is decorated with a repetitive swirling foliage design. There is no decoration or writing on the interior of the ring. Based upon the style of decoration the ring is likely to date to the 17th to 18th centuries, from circa 1600 to 1800 AD.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: PUBLIC-E2D6F2
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper-alloy open type thimble or 'sewing ring' of late medieval to early post-medieval date. Approximately one third of the circumference remains. The ring is undecorated other than the functional circular punched depressions, arranged in four irregular rows. The metal has corroded to a dark green/mid-brown colour. Ring thimbles are found in British contexts from about 1450 AD; the sides tended to become more upright after c.1550 (Holmes 1988: 1,3) so this example is probably late medieval or early post-medieval in date .
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 12th December 2011
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Record ID: DUR-E1D6C7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman vessel mount in the form of a human head, possibly representing Cupid, 1st- 3rd century in date. It is domed and hollow on the reverse. The mount has a small broken loop on the top of the head, the front part of which has been decorated to form part of the hair-style. The loop would have been linked to the mounts use, possibly allowing a handle to be suspended from it. The hair is picked out with grooved lines, ending in curls along the forehead and longer strands ending in curls covering the ears. The face is worn but the eyes are circular and sligh…
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 16th September 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-E1C732
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval lead shot of various sizes, 9 @11 mm diameter, 1 @ 7mm diameter, 2 @13mm diameter and 1 @13.5mm diameter.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: PUBLIC-E151D1
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Plain hollow object, probably a pommel from a dagger. From the side it is oblate in shape and sub oval in plan due to both sides being flattened. At one end there is a 7mm diameter round hole and on the opposite a 9mm square hole on the same axis. There is no decoration and it's plainness makes it hard to accurately identify as it could potentially be part of an number of objects. However the hole configuration is similar to those on late Medieval - Post Medieval pommels from daggers. See, for example, SF-C87850, NCL-1C8472 and WMID-F5E1C3 on this database and the "London Museum Medie…
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 12th December 2011
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Record ID: LON-DF0933
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Medieval - Post Medieval copper alloy spur fitting dating probably dating 15th - 17th century. The fitting has an open end to attach onto a leather strap and a hook at the other end to attach to the spur. The fitting has been decoratively cast with a curved outline - the body is oval with trilobed projection from each side. There is a rivet hole and rivet still in situ in one of the trilobed projections and the hook spur attachment projects from the other. There is some damage to the lower surface of the split end and some leather has survived within the split end and aroun…
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-D3AE27
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable cast copper alloy horse harness pendant. The pendant is has a curved upper edge and an asymetrical 'V' shaped lower edge. This doesn't appear to be the pendants original shape and may have been altered or damaged to form this shape. The centre of the upper edge has an integral protrusion which is trapezoid in section and tapers to a blunt point. There is not peroforation in the protrusion, but this may be due to damage, or is actually a mounting point for a mount which seems unlikely. lThe outer surface of the pendant is decorated with a cross-hatch lozenge design and has t…
Created on: Sunday 12th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-D37C83
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy buckle frame. In plan it is a sub 'D' shape and loop is slightly expanded towards its apex. In section the loop is sub 'D' shape. The strap bar is a similar width to the frame which is sub-oval in section. The surface of the frame is abraded and has lost its original surface. The length from the strap bar to the apex of the loop is 15.4mm, and it is 17.28mm wide. It weighs 2.4g. Whitehead (Whitehead, R. 1996 Buckles 1250-1800 Greenlight Publishing) illustrates a similar buckle, No. 40 and dates it to the mid 13th to 15th century.The surface condition ma…
Created on: Sunday 12th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-D366E6
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead alloy spoon of probable post-medieval date. The bowl of the spoon is a sub-oval shape which has been flattened and broken across the lower portion of the bowl. This break is quite recent. The stem is integral to the upper edge of the bowl, and it is trapezoidal in section. Only a fragment of the stem remains, and the break of the stem is a recent break. On the reverse the stem and bowl junction forms a triangle. The spoon is a mid grey colour with a well developed but corroded patina which covers all surfaces. There are areas of light grey active laminating c…
Created on: Sunday 12th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-A3EC83
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval cast copper-alloy buckle, consisting of oval frame, pin and abraded sheet plate. The frame (31.1 by 20.9 by 2.9mm) is oval in form with a thick, triangular outer edge which is bevelled externally; the lower surface is bevelled in parallel internally. The outer edge features a notch to take the pin centrally. Flanking the triangular element on either side is a pair of slightly protruding transverse ridges. The pin bar opposite is offset and narrowed; the pin is missing. The frame has an even mid to shiny grey patina with a few patches of off-white corrosion product. A frame …
Created on: Friday 10th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A307C6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper double looped oval shaped buckle. Almost one loop is missing. The remaining loop is decorated on the upper surface with a moulded design consisting of lis and scrolls. The loop expands slightly in width towards the apex. The reverse of the frame is undecorated and angled. The strap bar is narrowed, and is oval in section. The pin is missing. In profile the buckle has a 'V' shaped profile. The buckle frame has traces of a mid to dark green patina. The buckle measures 24.86mm long and 28.65mm wide. It weighs 3.7g. Whitehead (Whitehead, R. 1996 Buck…
Created on: Friday 10th September 2010
Last updated: Sunday 12th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-A2FD60
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged and incomplete cast copper-alloy medieval single-looped buckle with integral plate. The frame is now vestigial in form, having broken off as a result of old damage. At the junction of frame and plate is a collar after a waist, through both is a central perforation (Dia.: 4.2mm). Abutting the collar there is a rivet hole on the plate in which is retained a rivet. The main plate is trapezoidal, tapering from a width of 11.2mm at the collar to 5.2mm just before the terminal. The plate ends in a fleur-de-lis terminal with curving side fleurs. Aligned with the base of the sides i…
Created on: Friday 10th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8F6DD2
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy ragment of an unidentified object. It is a rod which is sub oval in section and sub-rectangular in plan, which tapers slightly to a terminal which is broken and has a conical shaped hollow. The opposite terminal is also broken but is not hollow. The breaks are not too recent. The object is decoration with an obliquely angled groove. The surface of the object has a well developed mid green patina. It measures 24.93mm long, 6.92mm wide, 6.31mm thick and weighs 5g. The surface of the object perhaps suggests a Roman or more likely a Medieval date. It was thought…
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8F3085
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy annular buckle. The buckle frame is circular in plan. The frame has a sub semi-circular section. Bisecting the frame is a sub-trapezoid sectioned strap bar which is slightly off-set from the upper edge. The reverse is flat. The pin is missing. In profile the frame is a flat. The frame has traces of a dark green patina. The frame measures 29.99mm diameter and weighs 6g. Egan and Pritchard (2002 Dress Accessories Boydell Press) illustrate other annular buckles with strap bars, Nos. 214, 216, 220 and 227, but all of these, but one, are lead-tin alloy, …
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-8EF102
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman gilded disc brooch. The brooch is circular and divided into three zones by bold concentric ribs The central rib is raised higher than the others. This form of brooch usually contains a conical glass setting within the raised rib, however instead there is the remains of what appears to be a reddish-brown coloured substance, possibly fired clay. This may have been added after the central stone was lost, or alternatively was an original design feature. A lug and catchplate are present on the reverse. The pin is missing. Gilding survives in places. The brooch can…
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: KENT-8EC241
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Anglo Saxon brooch. This is a cruciform brooch, of which only the head and part of the bow remain. The head is sub cruciform in shape, with notched corners. There is the remains of a lug on the back, and some corroded iron. The head is decorated with simple engraved lines around the edges. the bow is curved, and has a D-shaped cross section. There is a linear groove vertical down the center of the bow. Apart from being incomplete, it is in good condition. Brooches of this type usually date to the 6th century in Kent. A similar brooch can be seen KENT-B…
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8EC090
Object type: CURTAIN FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five sub-oval cast copper alloy curtain rings or loops, with a thick bi-trapezoid section with rounded edges. In profile the loops are flat. The surfaces have a mottled grey and or green patina. Together they weigh 18.8g. Similar rings are illustrated in Margeson's, (1993) Norwich Households; Medieval and Post Medieval Finds from Norwich Survey Excavations 1971-78. East Anglian Archaeology Report No. 58. Margeson describes them as being suspension rings which were probably multi-functional, including curtain rings. The three excavated from Norwich (No. …
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: KENT-8EA7E6
Object type: STAFF
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete cast copper alloy late Medieval or Post Medieval staff or scepter terminal. It is a hollow cylinder, with a slightly domed top. There is still the remains of the wooden staff inside. There is decoration that is repeated around the entire object. There is curvilinear decoration around the top and bottom, with v-shapes in between. This item is likely to be late Medieval or Post Medieval in date, although no comparisons can be found. 23.42mm H x 13.07mm D 4.02g There is a possibility that the decoration could be a very stylized face.
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-8E9864
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead seal matrix. It is pointed oval, but has received a lot of post depositional damage, as such no details can be identified. It could be Medieval or Post Medieval in date. 32.07mm x 22.47mm 12.04g
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-8E9554
Object type: FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Post Medieval floral fitting. This a heavy object, and probably would have been a fitting on a large piece of furniture, or architectural feature. There is a large 5 petal flower, with a curving stem. It is in a typical 17th / 18th century floral style. It appears to have a red coloured paint on both sides. 46.37mm x 39.37mm 29.17g
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-8E8963
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Post Medieval mount. The mount has a flat base with a rivet hole in the center. On top of the base is a 3 dimensional shape made of two curving strands. One is shorter than the other, and they curve out in opposit directions. It is likely to be some kind of floral design. This could have been mounted on furniture. No comparisons could be found. 8.09mm W x 3.07mm T x 30.65mm H 5.27g
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-8E79C2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Early Medieval mount or strap end. It is rectangular in shape, with an irregular openwork design. It is in a fairly good condition, although there may have been some enamel decoration originally. the object has a brown/green patina. It is possibly missing part of the openwork design. It is likely to be a Scandinavian - Anglo object, dating to 410 AD - 1066 AD. A similar mount can be seen on the database BERK-D569A2 34.41mm x 24.3mm 24.30g
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: LIN-8E6236
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy mount, possibly from a box or piece of furniture. The mount has a solid bun-shaped head with a double collar below. An incomplete shank extends from the centre of the base. The shank is circular in cross-section and broken shortly after it leaves the head.
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-8E58E1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy headstud brooch dating to the early Roman period. The brooch has rectangular wings decorated with vertical ribs. A circular case is located behind the wings containing an axis bar for a hinged pin. The pin is missing. The bow is comma shaped in profile and D-shaped in cross-section, decorated with a concave channel down the centre. At the top of the bow is a circular stud that probably once contained enamel. An incomplete chain loop is located at the top of the head. The foot terminates with a concave circular plate that once contained enamel.
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-8E4617
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn lead seal matrix dating to the medieval period. The seal is circular, flat and has a hole in the centre. A small tab of lead projects from one side. The surface is inscribed, but very worn. The legend reads: +SIG[ ]I, translated as 'Seal of [ ]'.
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-8E35E6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A bun shaped lead weight. The weight is circular in plan, thick and decorated with V-shaped notches around the edge. There is a hole through the centre. A rectangular notch has been cut out of the base in antiquity, presumably to get the weight to the correct mass.
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-8E2168
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead seal matrix dating to the medieval period. The seal is pointed oval (vesica) shaped and has a moulded fleur-de-lis on the reverse and a small suspension loop at one end. The face of the seal is decorated with crude incised fleur-de-lis. The legend surrounding it reads +S'ROB' F ?ORMAN, translated as 'Seal of Robert son of ?Orman (perhaps Daman?).
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-8DAAD1
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A slightly corroded and damaged cast copper-alloy hook-piece from a post-medieval dress fastener (17th century AD). The plate is oval/ovoid originally with five angular attachment knops. These are located in pairs along the sides; that at the terminal has been lost. They are perforated and recessed probably for sewing the object to an item of dress (Geake 2001, 42). Two are just above an angular collar that separates the plate from the recurving hook; this latter has been broken. The upper surface of the plate is decorated with engraved and punched lines and curves, mainly forming a s…
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 29th November 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-8D0723
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver ring brooch, 18mm wide and high, 2mm thick and weighing 1.91grams. The brroch is in the form of an open rectangle with a semi ciruclar section. Its corners are 'cut away', replaced with inward facing crescents, with slightly pointed upper edges. Its surface is undecorated and it has a flat base. The pin is present, sitting in a circular section bar. It has a bevelled edge up to a rectangular collar and it widens out above this before tapering to a point.
Created on: Thursday 9th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: LIN-7A2E32
Object type: BUCKLE PLATE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gilt copper alloy buckle plate dating to the medieval period. The plateis rectangular in plan and has two copper alloy rivets at the attachment end, one in each corner. The surface of the plate is decorated with a tree motif with central stem and four pairs of branches or leaves. Each branch or leaf contains three or four grooves. The spaces between the branches are open cells. The tree is set within a rectangular border. The surface has been gilded.
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-7A1F18
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead seal matrix dating to the medieval period. The seal is circular, flat and damaged across the centre of the face. Approximately one third of the seal is missing. There is a small hole in the centre, and the damage was probably done intentionally in antiquity in order to void the seal. The central motif is unclear. The surrounding inscription reads [S'L]AVRENCII:FIL:WI[ ], presumably reading 'Seal of Laurence, son of William.
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-7A09D0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of an early Anglo-Saxon brooch, probably a Great Square Headed brooch. The fragment is from the snout of an animal head located on the foot or lappet of the brooch. The snout is scroll-shaped and has been gilded.
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-79FDC8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Foot from an early Roman brooch, probably a Hod Hill type. The foot is triangular in cross-section, narrow and decorated with transverse ribs. There is a catchplate on the reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-787B56
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold posy ring, now scuffed and squashed almost flat. What little of the inscription which can be seen reads +I.GYV[...]A.TRVLO[...]RT. This can be read along the lines of I give to a truelove my heart. Following the ring's return it was opened up and the inscription can be read as : +I.GYVE.TO HE.A.TRVLOVES.HART
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2012
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Record ID: LEIC-7786F0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy vessel foot, 38mm long, 35mm wide and 14mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 65grams.
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2011
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Record ID: LIN-764018
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A biconical lead spindle whorl. The whorl is worn and decoration is no longer visible.
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-757E81
Object type: SKILLET
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy sub-cylindrical object, possibly a leg from a post-medieval tripod skillet. The object is clearly broken at its widest end and tapers to a point at the other end. Although sub-cylindrical, it is slightly lozengiform in section and one side is rounded whilst the other has a slight ridge. The object measures 72.2 mm long, 21.4 mm wide (tapering to 10 mm), 17.5 mm thick and weighs 78.5 grams. Although it is suggested here that the object may be a skillet leg, it is important to note that no parallel has been found, and the legs from tripod skillets are usually more de…
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-74F7E4
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy object of uncertain function, but possibly a looped strap end or possibly a dress fastener. An alternative function might be a cosmetic aticle, although this seems more unlikely. The object is waisted in the centre, tapering from 10.5 mm wide to 4.2 mm at one end. This end terminates in a knop. Just above the waist there is an incised horizontal line and after this line the object is also decorated with three barely visible vertical lines running down towards the knop. The other end of the object is folded over to form a loop, although whether it was originally d…
Created on: Wednesday 8th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-6622E3
Object type: PIPE (SMOKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Coventry
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two fragments from post-medieval clay pipes. It is uncertain whether they are from the same pipe. One is a stem fragment, 11.8 mm in diameter with a bore hole of 1.6 mm. The second fragment includes the stem, which has a diameter of 12.2 mm and a bore hole of approximately 2 mm in diameter. This fragment has a small portion of the bowl remaining which rises abruptly from a long pointed spur which is slightly forward projecting. The presence of this spur and the relationship it has with the bowl suggests that the pipe is probably of mid-18th century in date.
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: NARC-651E24
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Roman brooch. Colchester one-piece type. 1st cetury AD. The brooch has a spring of eight turns with an external chord which is 1.5mm in diameter. Viewed from the rear, the spring emerges from the underside of the head, spirals four turns to the right, returns 180º over the top through an overhead chord hook, spirals four turns to the right and when complete would have extended to form a pin. However, the pin is missing due to an abraded break. The small wings at the head of the brooch, situated below the chord, partially obscure the front of the spring.…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-645AC4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Colchester type two-piece brooch. Complete. Cast copper alloy. Roman. 1st century AD. The brooch has a 'figure of 8-shaped' plate at the back of the head which is pierced twice to enable the axis bar to pass through the lower hole and the chord through the upper. The spring and pin are complete, with the pin bent backwards almost in half. The spring has 8 turns. Cylindrical wings cover and protect the spring. The plate with the two holes extends over the head and continues as a small decorative ridge continuing down the bow. The ridge is decorated with a continuos V pattern…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd February 2011
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Record ID: SWYOR-63CAE7
Object type: BRIDLE FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of decorated cheekpiece from a bridle, decorated in Ringerike style and dating to the 11th century. It consists of a flat strip of metal, one side of which is slightly curved, the other side having three short, flat facets separated by small, pointed projections. It is decorated with a broad, raised line which first follows the design of the faceted edge and then curls under itself. Below is a further raised line, shorter and narrower, which follows the inner, curved edge. David Williams describes the decoration as an animal head facing right with scroll-ended tendril flowi…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th December 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-639086
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment probably from a Roman bow-and-fantail type brooch, dating from 50-150AD. It consists of the fan and a short section of the catch plate. The fan is plain, with no decoration. A brooch with plain fan can be seen illustrated in Hattat's Visual Catalogue, figure 174, number 75. The fragment is 16.4mm long, 22.6mm wide and 6.6mm thick. It weighs 2.79gm.
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-635850
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy Saxon stirrup strap mount dating from 1000-1100AD, of William's Group A Type 6. It is in the shape of an inverted shield with a projection at the apex and a rearward facing flange at the bottom. The design is zoomorphic; the apex is the head of an animal with triangular ears and two raised dots for eyes. The body of the mount then has a decoration consisting a central spine with three crossbars, and dividing into three at the top. There is a prominant diagonal line on each side, and tendrils round the edge. Above the head of the animal are the remains of a fasteni…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th May 2013
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Record ID: SWYOR-62D276
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval lead alloy seal matrix. The matrix is circular and has a central design of an eight-petalled flower surrounded by a narrow groove and the legend. With the exception of the letters FIL, meaning 'son of', the legend is indecipherable, mainly because the matrix has been bent in hlaf and then straightened again, causing damage to the middle. There is a short, rectangular projection from the outer edge, which is now broken and was probably for a suspension loop. The matrix is 33.2mm long, 26.9mm wide and 3.4mm thick. It weighs 11.15gm.
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-629E10
Object type: FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy ring or loop made from a strip of metal, of rectangular section, bent into a circle with the ends overlapping and then soldered or brazed together. This is quite a crude joint, suggesting that the artefact may have been reduced in size at some time. The outer side of the ring is decorated with four lines of small punched dots. It is 11.8mm in diameter and 4.22mm thick. It weighs 1.1gm. It is probably a suspension loop or joining loop from a larger object. It probably dates from the Medieval period.
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-61F6B1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical with perforated wing caps at each terminal. Through the perforations there is an incomplete copper alloy axis bar. Around the axis bar, a fragment of the spring is coiled 4 times. The exterior coil then goes on to form the now incomplete horizontal chord. The pin is missing. The wings are undecorated. In the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is an integral hook which supports the chord. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is semi-circular in section. The bow head and bow are de…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-61C212
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy medieval scabbard chape, probably from a dagger. The object is of thick sheet metal construction bent round into a broadly triangular form. The folds overlap considerably; there is a seam on one narrow edge. The terminal is truncated, this looks to be original, while a slight variation in the colour up to c. 5.8mm up the object suggests a separate tip which has now been lost. The attachment end is cusped, the cusping formed of basic triangular removals. Each broadly trapezoidal protrusion is decorated with diagonal incisions that travel from the sides towards the centre…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th December 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6142E7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast, copper alloy Roman brooch probably of the T-shaped type, dating from 50-200AD. It consists of the upper end of the bow and both wings.The bow is wide at the shoulder and tapers rapidly to a narrow lower section. The top of the bow has four shallow vertical grooves which reach half way down the length of the broader section. The wings are short and are decorated with a single transverse groove. There are the remains of a chain loop, most of which has broken away and is missing. A section of copper alloy pin bar remains within the tubular wings; the pin and catch p…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-610D36
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast, copper alloy Roman brooch probably of the T-shaped type, dating from 50-200AD. It consists of the upper end of the bow and both wings.There is a vertical groove running down the centre of the bow; the wings appear to be undecorated. There is a section of copper alloy pin bar and the loop of the pin remaining within the tubular wings. It is 24.8mm long, 26.7mm wide and 9mm thick. It weighs 4.95gm. Similar examples include SUSS-177477, SWYOR-F4EE52 and SWYOR-F06F37.
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-60C737
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast, copper alloy Roman bow brooch probably dating from 50-200AD. It consists of a short section of the lower end of the bow, a circular foot and the remains of a broad catch plate. It is 21.6mm long, 12.3mm wide and 5.9mm thick. It weighs 2.36gm.
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6098F7
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy horse harness pendant, probably dating from 1700 to 1900 AD. It consists of a circle of metal, of rectangular section, within which is a horizonal bar, also of square section, representing the ground, on which stands the cast figure of a walking horse. There is a short, pyramidal section of metal projecting from the front of the horse just above the forelegs: this may represent the head of another animal standing behind. There are shallow, diagonal transverse grooves cut into the sides of the ground baar on which the horse walks. Above the horse is a suspension mo…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-600DA3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy mount of the late Iron Age, dating from 200BC to 43AD. The mount is rectangular in plan and is pierced with two crescent-shaped holes. Between the two crescents, and formed by them, are two ring and dot structures, joined together in the centre of the mount and attached at their opposite sides to the long edges of the rectangle. There are two parallel grooves running laterally along each of the long sides of the rectangle. On the underside of the mount is a short section of metal connected to the back of the central ring and dot motifs by copper alloy studs or riv…
Created on: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: CORN-55C363
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy fragment of a dagger, shield-shaped in plan, plano-convex in profile and triangular in section, with a worn central mid-rib, tapering towards the tip of the dagger. The point end of the blade is rounded and the opposite edge broken off so that the rest of the blade and hilt, which would have all been cast as one piece, are missing. The sides of the blade come to a point and are slightly bevelled. The pronounced central ridge running up and down the length of the blade, rounded but not flattened in section, resembles the daggers and swords from the Penard (c.1250-1125…
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2011
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Record ID: WAW-543F03
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval cast copper alloy weight. The weight is circular in plan with 'D / X / lion' stamped on each face. The surface of the weight has a well developed dark green patina. It weighs 14.6g and measures 23.41mm diameter and 4.56mm thick. The weight is a bullion weight, the lion, which is an unofficial stamp used by Goldsmiths, was in use from 1700 onwards (Biggs, N. 1193 English Weights: An Illustrated Survey White House Publications), however the accompanying image suggest hey are 17th century.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: KENT-535615
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Button and loop fastener. The button being circular with a recessed centre and the loop is sub-circular or teardrop shaped. Very similar to an example on the database IOW-9B2410
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 18th March 2011
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Record ID: KENT-5307A5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy, circular strap slide or belt mount. Enamelled bright red sunburst pattern in centre on a darker red base, surrounded by truncated wedge shaped segments also enameeled alternately in bright red and possibly yellow(?). Integral loop on reverse for attachment to belt.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 18th March 2011
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Record ID: CORN-4F9885
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy cauldron foot, trapezium-shaped in plan, triangular in profile and rectangular in section, broken at the point where it would have attached to a leg to support one side of a cauldron. The upper surface of the foot is smooth and has never had ribs or claws, but does have casting flaws as it tapers towards the missing leg. The base of the foot is slightly hollowed and damaged at one edge where the foot might have melted in the fire to create a molten bubble, now hollow. The end of the foot has been filed and polished to create a chamfered edge. The angle of the foot to…
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2011
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Record ID: SUSS-4EF862
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One side of the copper alloy spring and part of the pin from a late Iron Age or Roman bow brooch. The sping has three coils on one side which appears complete, there is the broken remains of an external chord and a short length (9mm)of the pin, both ending in old breaks. The pin/sping is 2.1mm in diameter and is 11.2mm by 18.2mm by 7.4mm; 2.09 grams. The form, with a large, integral, spring suggests an Iron Age or 1st to 2nd century AD date.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th September 2010
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Record ID: CORN-4E94A2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy horse-harness mount with a trefoil top with two sets of oblique incised lines, bifid sides defined by four transverse grooves above a triangular terminal tapering to a point. There are four incomplete integral lugs on the upper half of the back of the mount, three in a row and one above, which have broken off in antiquity and since been worn. Read (1988) illustrates similar examples of horse-harness mounts with integral lugs on pages 183-4, Nos.1252 & 1257, which are dated to the 18th century. Bailey (1992) illustrates a similar example of a horse-harness…
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-4CA072
Object type: AMULET
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper alloy fragment which is sub-square in plan. The two horizontal edges are the original edges and are slightly bevelled in profile. The two vertical edges have been cut in antiquity, as the patina continues oover the edges. One corner of the object is slightly bent, but this is probably due to damage rather than intention. There are runic inscriptions on both faces. Those on the outward face are well defined and well formed with serif feet. Barry Ager (British Museum) comments 'The inscription is incomplete, unfortunately, since at the left-hand end the strip has been c…
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2011
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Record ID: ESS-4BD571
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy finger ring. The hoop is incomplete. There is an elongated octaganal bezel with an unclear cast design. It is 23.96mm in diameter, the bezel is 16.47mm long, 12.43mm wide. It weighs 3.0 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd November 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AEC01
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze Age damaged and incomplete cast copper alloy socketed axehead. Only the lower half of the body and blade end survive. There is a worn break around the socket. It is sub-rectangular in plan increasing in width sharply at the blade end. The cutting edge is slightly curved and worn. It is 55.52mm long, 25.77mm by 17.29mm wide across the body and 35.03mm wide across the blade end. The socket wall is 2.56mm thick. It weighs 49.5 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 18th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AE358
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post Medieval cast copper alloy vessel leg. It is rectangular in plan with a trapezoid cross section. It is slightly curved in profile. There is a pronounced rib with triangular cross section running down the centre of the leg. There is a worn break at one end and the other end is heavily abraided. It is 71.58mm long, 60.88mm wide, 13.74mm thick increasing to 21.56mm thick to include the rib. It weighs 110.4 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 18th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AE0C1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post Medieval cast copper alloy damaged and incomplete handle from a skillet. It is sub-rectangular in plan, is curved in profile and has a trapezoid cross section. The upper surface has the remains of a cast ring-and-dot design. It is 47.12mm long, measuring 16.65mm wide, 7.16mm thick tapering to 13.79mm wiide, 5.26mm thick. It weighs 32.1 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 18th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4ADE74
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy handle, probably for a key or knife. The handle is rectangular in plan and cross section. There is a damaged and incomplete suspension loop at one end, whilst the opposing terminal is a damaged socket with corroded iron remains. There are is a triple moulded collar before the suspension loop. It is 60.13mm long, 14.51mm wide, 11.35mm thick and weighs 35.4 grams. It has a patchy mid-green patina.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 18th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AD603
Object type: LOCK
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy damaged and incomplete lock bolt. Formed of a rectangular bar there is an integrally cast openwork rectangular panel at one end, which is now almost completely missing with only one openwork square section and worn breaks on the surface. It is 48.67mm long, 8.65mm wide, 3.65mm thick across the handle and 10.91mm thick across the openwork section. It weighs 8.1 grams. Lock bolts would have been opened with a latch lift key, the teeth of the key would have slotted into the openwork rectangular panel.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 18th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AB395
Object type: EAR RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy curved bar with an oval cross section. It tapers in thickness towards the two ends, both of which are slightly bent over. These bend terminals could have been hooked together. The object is possibly a Roman earring, similar to several examples recorded on to the database such as WILT-A04EB5 and SUSS-0BA444. It is 24.80mm long, 16.43mm wide, has a maximum thickness of 3.31mm and weighs 1.6 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 14th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AB0E8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy annular brooch. It is octagonal in plan and the frame is flat. There is a raised projection at each angle of the octagon, alternating between an integrally cast oval collets (three of which retain white paste) and long, cylindrical copper alloy rivets, one of which is missing. There are damaged and incomplete copper alloy plates held in position by two of the rivets. The frame expands slightly by one of the collets and has a circular hole where the copper alloy pin is attached. The brooch frame is mid to dark green, the rivets are a darker green-black and th…
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 14th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AAAB8
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy damaged and incomplete single looped 'D' shaped buckle frame. Only the expanded edge of the buckle survives with four cylindrical knops. The strap bar and pin are missing. It is 31.10mm long, 19.44mm wide, 6.94mm thick and weighs 7.0 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 14th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AA438
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to early Post Medieval cast copper alloy annular brooch. The frame is a wide banded ring which is slightly domed. There is a circular hole in the frame where the pin would have been attached. The upper surface has cast decoration in the form of two overlapping wavy lines, with each waved line being comprised of many short transverse lines. It is 17.09mm in diameter, 1.78mm thick and weighs 0.5 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 14th October 2010
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Record ID: ESS-4AA047
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy damaged and incomplete dress fastener. Only the central circular body survives. There are two worn breaks where a square attachment loop would have been located and one worn break on the opposing edge where the hook would have projected. The central body is openwork with four arms projecting from a central point. The quartered areas each contain four openwork circles, some have broken through the edges leaving a larger open area. The edges are scallopped. It has a mid green patina. It is 17.28mm long, 16.60mm wide, 2.04mm thick and weighs 1.1 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 14th October 2010
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Record ID: WAW-3FAFA0
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy strap fitting; decorative mount. In plan the mount is sub-circular. The centre of the mount is domed and has a moulded collar at the apex and a concentric ridge along the border. The reverse of the mount is undecorated and is hollow. There are two integral, oval sectioned studs which are vertical and one bent outwards slightly. The surface of the mount has an incomplete grey shiny patina. The mount is 20.82mm long from stud terminal to stud terminal, 15.56mm wide across the head and 12.02mm thick from the apex to the stud terminal. It weighs 2.6g. …
Created on: Sunday 5th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-3F9598
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical but are incomplete and abraded. It is not certain whether they had wing caps or not. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The wings are undecorated. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is semi-circular in section. The bow head and bow are decorated with a central pair of vertical grooves which gradually tapers. The bow tapers to a blunt point which is a broken terminal just below the probable mid point. This break is not recent. The catchplate is therefore missing. The surface of the …
Created on: Sunday 5th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-3E76C6
Object type: STUD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy fitting, probably a type of stud. The fitting is an inverted conical which is hollow on the interior. The rim has a flattened edge and slightly rounded edges. The interior of the conical has a fine iron spike which is only c. 1mm tall. In the exterior, towards the tip of the conical, there is moulded decoration forming a a collar. From the collar the fitting flares outwards slightly in width. This portion has a flattened base with traces of an iron stud protruding. The patina of the copper alloy is well developed and heavy annd is a mid brown/green colour. The fitt…
Created on: Sunday 5th September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-1171C4
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy hooked tag dating to the post-medieval period. The artefact has survived well and all of its attributes are intact: curved hook, body, rectangular attachment loop. A parallel, albeit a less elongated piece, can be found illustrated in Read (2008, 114; ref. 460) where the body is likened to a possible human face-mask. This suggestion is adopted here for ease of description. The loop is 10.7mm wide and bevelled externally. Below is the 'hair' formed of two 'S' shaped mouldings on their sides with a pellet between. Below is further scrolling to the…
Created on: Friday 3rd September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th December 2010
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Record ID: LIN-114771
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy crucform brooch dating to the Anglo-Saxon period, circa AD 500-600. The brooch has a narrow rectangular head with a narrower rectangular wing to either side. At the top is an integral fully-rounded knop. The bow is arched and faceted in each corner. Transverse grooves define the top and bottom of a rectangular panel located beneath the bow. The terminal is in the form of an animal head. A lug for the pin is located behind the headplate. A catchplate is located behind the rectangular panel below the bow. The pin is missing.
Created on: Friday 3rd September 2010
Last updated: Friday 3rd September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-0B0F63
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The head and upper bow from a broken cast copper-alloy Roman Colchester derivative brooch with a double pierced lug spring attachment, dating to the 1st century AD. The double pierced lug is situated behind the head as is characteristic of this type. The axis bar, chord and sprung pin are all missing. The wings are curved, up to 6.2mm wide and extend for c. 6.6mm on each side of the head, with abrasions at the tips. The broken bow has a flat semicircular cross-section, with a flat lower surface. At its end is a central ridge that extends into the lug after a step down. The bow is 10.4…
Created on: Friday 3rd September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-FD1F30
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A broken cast copper-alloy medieval strap-fitting. The object would have consisted of a single piece narrowed at, and folded round at, the centre to form a loop lowermost. The piece has broken at the fold, the weakest part (W.: 5.9mm). The plate is flat and broadly rectangular with rounded terminals. It is perforated at the centre of the terminal for a rivet (Dia.: 3.3mm); no remains survive. There is a further perforation further down the plates, above the hooked loop. At the loop the plate bowes out in profile, and, eventually, tapers in width. A transverse ridge divides the loop fr…
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
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Record ID: LIN-FC7C16
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete early Roman rosette brooch. The cylindrical spring cover is missing, as is the upper half of the bow. The body is flat, lozenge shaped and has a circular boss in the centre. The boss is decorated with a circular groove and rectangular notches along the base of the bow. There is a worn catchplate on the reverse.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-FC5F45
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead uniface token, probably dating to the 17th or 18th century. The token is flat, circular and decorated on one side with three hatched semi-circles. Two of the semi-circles join at one corner.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-FC4CF6
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete horse harness pendant dating to the medieval period. The frame would have been octagonal, formed by eight arches. The frame is D-shaped in cross-section and has a moulded rib in each angle. There is a loop at the top with a rivet running though it to suspend a smaller pendant. This smaller pendant is in the form of a plano-convex oval knop, perhaps representing a leaf. Most of the frame is missing.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-FC2235
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early Roman copper-alloy headstud brooch. The brooch has rectangular wing faces with a cylindrical cover behind. The wing faces are vertically ribbed. The pin is incomplete. There is an incomplete chain loop in the centre above. The bow is rectangular in cross-section and comma shaped in profile. At the top is a ring and dot in reserve metal. The band between is recessed and filled with degraded dark-coloured enamel. The surface of the bow is decorated with a vertical row of lozenge shaped cells within a rectangular panel. Each cell contains degraded blue enamel. The foot is flat, …
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB9692
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy mount or pendant of probable Roman date. The mount is fan-shaped, or possibly pelta-shaped, as a break is found along the end where a stem may have been. The outer convex edge has small incised lines approximately 3mm in length running radially to the edge, with 3-5mm spacing between each line. The metal has a high tin content. In appearance and size and shape, it is also similar to the spatulate terminal of an Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch, but the decoration seems less likely for such an identification.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB7D93
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy sword-belt fitting of the Post-Medieval period. The fitting is roughly drop-shaped in plan with traces of two iron rivets, one placed near each end. There is a break near the tapered end, which originally would have been hooked or looped. Corrosion obscures any decoration.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB6B48
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy vessel foot from the Medieval period. The foot is probably from a small cauldron, triangular in section, and flaring from its broken top where it attached to the base of the cauldron body to the out-turned foot.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB5D15
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy vessel foot from the Medieval period. The foot is an extended type from a tripod ewer, triangular in section, and tapering from its concave top where it attached to the base of the ewer body to the out-turned foot.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB4747
Object type: STUD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead stud of probable Medieval or Post-Medieval date. The stud has a thick discoidal head with a sub-circular tapering shank, bent halfway down its length.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB3317
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead spindle whorl of Medieval or Post-Medieval date. The object is sub-circular in plan with a circular perforation in the centre, with a thickening of the disc around the perforation on one face.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB2122
Object type: WASHER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead washer of probable Post-Medieval date. The washer is a crudely cast disc with a circular perforation. One face has a sub-square impression of a nut.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FB05E4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy fragment from the handle of a vessel of Medieval date. The handle is D-shaped in section and rectangular in plan with a break at both ends. It was probably from a skillet or posnet type of vessel.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-F90E81
Object type: TOBACCO HOLDER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast and decorated lead alloy tobacco box lid knop of Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). It measures 14.74mm in length, 14.41mm wide and is 16.76mm thick. It weighs 8.5g. The knop is broadly sub circular in plan and irregular in profile. The central knop / lid is broadly decorated as a flower. It has a central raised boss, located within a circle. A series of radiating lentoid shaped petals extend away from the circle. It is likely that these were originally coated with a surface which has since decayed. The neck below the knop of the lid become…
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-F89803
Object type: BRASS
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a probable funerary / monumental memorial brass, most likely of Medieval dating (13th to 15th Centuries AD). The fragment appears to be either the elbow or shoulder sections of a suit of armour. The underside of the fragment exhibits grooves, presuming to aid the anchoring into stone for display. The fragment measures 63.16mm in length, 32.53mm wide and 3.24mm thick. It weighs 28.1 grams. Images have been sent to specialists at the Monumental Brass Society to aid identification of the fragment.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-F7C565
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead vessel repair of Roman or Medieval date. The repair consists of two rough discs with an off-centre cylindrical shank connecting them.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-F78C11
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy strap fitting or clasp of Medieval date, c. 1200-1500. The frame is rectangular in plan, with a thickened outer frame. The frame is thicker vertically than horizontally.
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: ESS-F71AD3
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy unidentified object. Formed of a central trapezoid body which has four horizontal mouldings across its width. Extending from the top (narrower edge of the trapezoid) are two curved arms, which extend around the sides of the central body. Both arms have a triangular knop half way along their length and have an expanded, rectangular terminal with double moulded collar. The central body and arms have a trapezoid cross section. The reverse of the object is flat, except for three integrally cast loops positioned parallel to eachother, one at towards the base of t…
Created on: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 11th November 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E71943
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An openwork strap clasp with a three-sided slot to take the hook on the opposing clasp. The clasp has three perforated attachment projections on the edges. The central design is of a heraldic rose which is surrounded by scrollwork.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-E70D15
Object type: EWER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy zoomorphic (dogs head) tubular ewer spout of later medieval date (1400-1500 AD). The spout is sub-rectangular in plan with a sub-triangular profile. It measures 62.62mm in length, 18.86mm width, is 56.09mm high and weighs 66.9grams. The spout can be divided into two distinct areas. The first area is at the rear of the spout; this is undecorated and consists of a swan neck with a large sub-rectangular / irregular oval opening, which measures 50.93mm in length and 16.45mm in width, the metal here is 3.36mm thick. This part of the spou…
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Thursday 9th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-E70BB0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded and incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman plate brooch of composite construction. Its upper face features two raised concentric rings which act as a border. Within this border are punched semicircles. The main field features a separate attachment consisting of a raised annulet from which protrude five protruding lugs equally spaced; the lugs abut the raised border. Through a central boss is a perforation through which a pin survives holding the attachment in place. Ferrous corrosion product around the pin, and extending all over the main field, suggests that the in was made of…
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Record ID: ESS-E6F9E3
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman cast copper alloy figurine of Priapus (god of fertility and protection), formed of a standing human figure. The bearded head is looking slightly to its right. The figure is robed, with cast curves over the chest and back to represent the fabric draping. The robe is raised at the front to reveal an errect phallus. The figures arms are bent, holding bunches of grapes above and to either side of the phallus. The legs are cast together, tapering in thickness towards the ankles, with no definition cast for the knees. There is a raised moulding around the ankles, presumably representi…
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2013
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Record ID: ESS-E6F5A3
Object type: CANDLE HOLDER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy tinned candle holder (possibly). The base is circular and concave, with a damaged central projection. A cylindrical stem extends upwards from the base expanding outwards to form a damaged and incomplete socket with three upward projections (originally six, however three are missing). One projection is rectangular with a rounded terminal with a small knop to either side. This is bordered on each side by a sub-rectangular projection with concave sides terminating in two broken knops. These decorative projections would have presumably helped to hold a cand…
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Friday 5th November 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E6F1D4
Object type: TAP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cylindrical key housing from a barrel tap. The copper alloy spring survives intact inside. the holusing has a diamond-shaped aperture to take the key and this is surrounded by a decorative circle of diagonal grooves and three circumferential grooves.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: ESS-E6F1B4
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated copper alloy casting waste. 82.4 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Friday 5th November 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E6C027
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A plano-convex gilded annular object, probably of later post-medieval date.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E69994
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large gilded domed button with a hollow back and a separate wire loop. The button is decorated with a central spiralling septfoil which sits in the centre of four semi-circular shapes each of which is bordered by four strips and which contain leaf shapes.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-E62CC6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A corroded cast copper-alloy lozengiform mount of medieval date (c. 13th century AD). The flat mount has slightly incurving sides. It is perforated for attachment towards each of the longer ends; neither of the rivets survive. It is flat on both surfaces, albeit recessed on the upper surface to take enamel. Cells are formed within and outwith a raised quatrefoil which largely fills the field, abutting the border at one of the short apexes, and adjoined to the areas around the rivet holes. Outside the quatrefoil the surviving enamel is a mid-blue colour. Within it is light blue wi…
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 20th July 2011
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Record ID: SUR-E5C4A2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A bent double oval buckle frame and intact pin, probably from a sword belt set. The frame has cast foliate decoration. The colour of the pin suggests it has been made from a different alloy to the buckle.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-E587B4
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded and abraded shield-shaped cast copper-alloy medieval harness pendant bearing the arms of England. The object is of the 'heater' shield shape, that is, with a flat top, and sides which curve steeply to a point. From the top edge a broken suspension loop protrudes centrally at ninety degrees to the pendant; it is angled forwards but broken as it begin to bifurcate. The pendant's upper surface features moulded heraldic decoration in the form of three lions passant guardant arranged one above the other. The field is inlaid with red enamel and, although no trace survives of gild…
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Friday 19th November 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E58392
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large cast copper alloy terminal for a drop handle for a chafing dish or bowl. The terminal is in the form of an animal head displaying ears, eyes, mouth and prominent snout. The terminal retains a fragment of a circular section handle which fills a hole which runs along the length of the terminal, emerging in the mouth.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E56A36
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A decorative gilded strap mount with two integral attachment spikes on the concave back. The mount has a central crescentic element which bears both radiating and concentric inscribed lines, a trefoil terminal and a rounded terminal.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-E35176
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The upper part of a Roman bow brooch of Polden Hill type. The spring, pin and lower part of the bow and catchplate are missing. The spine of the brooch is decorated with a ladder-like engraving. On the surviving side wing is a pair of transverse grooves.
Created on: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-D63D32
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy stirrup-strap mount. The mount is sub-triangular in plan, the sides are slightly convex. The tip is an incomplete circular perforated lug. The mount is decorated by a lion, who faces left, and is looking upwards. Both the front paws are raised, one higher than the other. The tail is curled between the legs and in front of the body, curling towards the back of the head. The lower edge of the mount has two rivet holes, both have the remains of iron rivets in place. The reverse of the mount is undecorated and has, along the lower edge a shallow stepped flange. …
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th May 2013
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Record ID: WAW-D22A04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill) brooch of Roman date (43-120AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, bow and wings. The foot, hinge, pin and catch plate are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile. A central ridge is present, along with flanking ridges at the joint between head and wings. A transverse groove is present at the top of the head, presumably for part of the spring. The bow is D shaped in cross section. Approximately half …
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 1st February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-D1A166
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill) of Roman date (43-150AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head, bow and wings. The foot, hinge, pin and catch plate are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile. A central ridge is present, along with a ridge at the joint between head and wings. The bow is sub circular in cross section. It extends to a broken point near the foot. The catch-plate is lost. The wings project from the sides of the head and co…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-D18074
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy vessel leg and foot from a vessel such as a small cauldron. The leg is D shaped in section and has fluting on the front, with a central ridge. It widens at the base into a rectangular foot. The top of the leg is an old break and the patina is brown with some areas of green corrosion. The leg is slightly bent forwards at he top. This is probably unintentional. Cooking vessels of this style tend to date from the left medieval period or early post medieval period, about 1300 - 1600 AD. Some similar examples on the database include HESH-1A8597, YORYM-296456, YORYM-E785…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-D132E7
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy spherical "crotal" bell of post-Medieval date (1600-1800). The sub-rectangular suspension loop at the top is 9.7mm in length. It is 11.6mm wide, 3.7mm thick and has a sub-circular perforation for suspension. The upper and lower hemispheres are divided by a prominent horizontal circumferential rib. At either side of the suspension loop, about half way down the side of the upper hemisphere, is a circular sound hole, 4.8mm in diameter. Two sound holes in the lower hemisphere are integral with a sound "slit". Both hemispheres are decorated with a 'sun-burst…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: WAW-D12815
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Dolphin style) two-piece brooch of Roman date (43-120AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the head and bow. The wings, foot, hinge, pin and catch plate are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow is D shaped in cross section. It extends to a broken blunted point near the foot. The catch-plate is lost. The back of the bow demonstrates a sub rectangular depression which would have originally held the spring.The wings are ba…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-D10708
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two lead alloy weights. Both are circular in section and oval in plan. They each have a circular central hole running through the length of the weight. These are probably line or net weights from fishing. They cannot be closely dated and are usually said to be Medieval to Modern, about 1200 - 1900 AD. These have a well developed creamy patina. Compare WAW-045791, SWYOR-6E7EF0 and HESH-723644. Each is 25mm long, by 17mm diameter. On weighs 36.64g (the one with an unpatinated gash of damage), and the other 35.77g.
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: WAW-D0E3A2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete fragment of a cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (43-150AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present and consists of the head, bow and wings. The pin and foot are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular in profile, narrowing to a point at the start of the foot. The bow is D shaped in cross section. The wings are incomplete and are rectangular in plan, D shaped in cross section. The reverse of the head of the brooch (between the two wings) has a su…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-D01356
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete fragment of a cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (43-150AD). Approximately 50% of the brooch is present and consists of the head, bow and wings. The pin and foot are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular in profile, narrowing to a point at the start of the foot. A The remnants of central decoration down the bow are present and consist of recessed lines. The bow is D shaped in cross section. The wings are incomplete and are rectangular in plan, D sh…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: KENT-CF9AA1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Iron Age Potin, Class I type. Obverse has a head right, plain border. The reverse has a bull butting left. 80 - 50 BC. Hobbs 1996 p83, ref 690.
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: WAW-CEA2D1
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Incomplete cast copper alloy harness fitting / mount of probable later post medieval date (1600-1700). The mount is broadly sub circular in plan with an incomplete sub rectangular attachment loop at one edge. In profile the mount is domed; convex or C shaped in cross section. The mount would have originally been symmetrical with another sub rectangular attachment on the opposing side. The mount is decorated with a series of openwork cast patterns. At the edge of the mount an incomplete sub-rectangular projection extends. This is fixed to the rim in two places …
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: KENT-CDDCB3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Roman brooch, Langton Down type of 1st century AD. The brooch has a spring mechanism, which was housed in a cylindrical casing, this is now nort complete. The bow is at a right angle to the spring, rectangular in shape becoming slightly flared at the head, and has a straight profile. The bow is thin, has a D-Shaped section and has simple reeded decoration. The terminal is incomplete, and has a small piece of the catchplate remaining.part of the spring and pin are present, in two separate pieces. They were once inside their cylindrical casing. The brooch is very wor…
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-CDB0F6
Object type: PIN
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy possible pin head, of unknown date. The object is a small irregular globular solid piece with an small pointed protrusion at one side. The object is very worn and incomplete. the break is not recent. The object looks like a crude pin head, however a date cannot be ascribed confidently. It could be Roman through to Post Medieval. 8.72mm d x 11.62mm h. 2.9g weight
Created on: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: CORN-83E152
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy coin weight, square in plan and flat in profile with chamfered edges. The weight has four annulets on each face, one in each corner, and a rectangular stamp with a lion passant on both sides, between two of the annulets. The weight is 5.2 g which is equivalent to 80 grains or perhaps a 16th-century Angel (gold coin). But it is more likely that the four annulets represent four penny-weights or deniers if it is a continental coin weight. There are many varieties of the lion countermark. Biggs (1995) dates these weights to c.1600 - 1850 on pages 19-20. Simila…
Created on: Friday 27th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 31st August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-7E47F1
Object type: PURSE BAR
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy purse bar with an oval suspension loop and a central square-shaped block. The bar is circular in section. The surface is corroded and has evidence of bronze disease. The central block is drilled and fitted with a swivelling oval loop which is lozenge-shaped in cross-section. These ends are quite worn and are probably both broken as there is no evidence of a wider terminal which would have functioned to keep the purse in place. This style typically dates from the late 15th to the early 16th century.
Created on: Friday 27th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 27th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-7DBCD4
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy strap-end probably of 10th or 11th century date. The plate is of openwork form, with two circular apertures and a rounded cross shaped hole. The complete end of the item is formed by a horizontal bar with three equally-spaced three dimensional lobes along its length, the central one being slightly larger than the two at the corners. Between the circular holes and the cross shaped opening are two small circular rivet holes. A copper alloy rivet survives in one. At the broken end are the remnants of a further pair of larger circular apertures. The reverse of t…
Created on: Friday 27th August 2010
Last updated: Saturday 21st June 2014
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Record ID: WAW-691544
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable late Medieval or Post Medieval date (1350 - 1700). The weight is sub-circular in plan and sub-triangular shaped (conical) in cross section. The exterior surface is uneven and abraded; there is no evidence of cast or applied decoration. An irregular cast hole is present at the top of the weight. The ends of an iron rod are present half way down the sides, this would have presumably aided suspension. The base of the weight is irregular, with the remains of a stamped impression, with a crown above and two suns below. The weight is …
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-682D27
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete and broken cast copper alloy purse bar of probable late Medieval or early Post-Medieval date (1450 - 1550). The purse bar is in two pieces, broken at the suspension loop. The two arms of the purse bar are sub-rectangular in plan and oval in cross section, one arm is complete, the other is broken, just before the terminal. The stem of the bar narrows at each end, around this an oval shaped rove (washer) is fitted which acts as a terminal. A space is left between the bar and the rove. Evidence is present of tinning, to give a silvered look, on the surfaces of the bar an…
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-679F60
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a post medieval double oval buckle with a sheet metal pin. The buckle has an extended wide outer edge with possible cast foliate decoration. The original length was about 40mm.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-678D07
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early Roman copper-alloy Bow and Fantail brooch. The brooch has rectangular wings with a cylindrical case behind containing an axis bar. The pin is missing. There is a chain loop on the centre above. The bow is short and arched and has a large circular boss in the centre. The boss has a recessed ring around the perimeter. The ring contains degraded enamel. The intertior of the boss is concave with a small pellet in the centre. A small boss is located to the left and right of the boss. The foot is triangular and has a groove around the perimeter. The foot is decorated with two ename…
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-677C66
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This object takes the form of a domed, hollow-backed, iron, elongated oval with three fin-like projections on its edges. From one end extends a flat, hooked, copper alloy extension which bifurcates and which has been decorated with a regular pattern of circular punched holes or pits. The extent of the copper alloy is unclear as it disappears into the iron corrosion. Neither is it clear if the iron corrosion conceals further copper alloy.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-675CD5
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy object of uncertain original extent. The object appears poorly cast and is less than 5mm thick and has a hollow back. At the object's narrower end is a pair of opposed projections. There is a shallow transverse ridge at the wider end.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-6708D4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy leg from a copper alloy cooking vessel, probably a skillet of 18th to 19th century dating. It measures 91.61mm in length, 69.70mm in width and 22.20mm thick. It weighs 266.43 grams. It is sub rectangular in plan and D shaped in section. The base of the leg is rounded with no obvious foot being present. The external surface is broadly flat with a central rib, running down the length of the leg. An old break is present at the top of the leg, where it would have joined the body of the cooking vessel. The leg widens gradually from the base of the …
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-66DB37
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of an object of unidentifed function and uncertain date (but probably late medieval or later). The object is broken at both ends and takes the form of an arc with an uneven section. At one end is a pointed projection 12.08mm long from its tip to the inside of the arc.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 12th October 2010
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Record ID: LIN-669510
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a copper-alloy brooch. The brooch is circular, domed but broken around its perimeter. The domed surface is decorated with tight bands of concentric circles. On the reverse of the dome are two very worn ribs, possibly representing a pin lug. Probably Roman.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2011
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Record ID: SUR-668367
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete very worn Roman lozengiform plate brooch. The brooch has a hollow back and the pin appears from corrosion to have been of iron. The brooch had corner projections originally but these are now missing. There is a central lozenge-shaped frame which contains enamel inlay of white and possibly blue. The edges of the brooch are notched.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-666E34
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible pin and spring from a one-piece wire brooch, unwound into a length c100mm long. However, both ends are pointed. Grooves from the manufacture of the object appear along the length and there is some lamination present.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-666663
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete handle from a candlestick ejector-key. Such keys were used to eject the stem of a candlestick. The key has an openwork trefoil handle with a transverse collar below on one side only. The shaft is oval in cross-section and decorated with concentric ribs below the collar. The shaft is broken shortly thereafter.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2011
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Record ID: SUR-665EF5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The lower part of a curving strip-form bow from a one piece brooch of late Iron Age or early Roman date. The bow flares slightly at its lower end. Running the length of the bow are two rounded grooves with a central band of wrigglework.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: NCL-662395
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast pewter spoon of Post-Medieval date, 17th-18th century. Only the bowl remains, with a break at the join of the stem. The bowl is 'egg-shaped' with a decorated reverse consisting of square panels with an X in the centre arranged in a cruciform pattern.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: NCL-6608C7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy casket (bar) mount of the Medieval period, c. 1200-1500. The mount is very worn and partially corroded, but consists of a body rectangular in plan with a decorated terminal at one end, and a looped or hinged end opposite. The terminal has a collar and is subcircular in shape with an oblong pointed knop projecting from the centre of its outside edge. A circular perforation in the middle of the terminal is missing its rivet. The body has bevelled faces, such that it is sub-triangular in section. The hinged end is separated from the body by a collared square sha…
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: NCL-65DEC7
Object type: COSMETIC ARTICLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy cosmetic article of probable Medieval date, c. 1200-1500. The implement has a small spoon/scoop terminal on a circular-sectioned shaft, with a flaring socketed terminal at the opposite end. In its present condition, the socket is triangular in plan, but it may have been flattened and originally conical in shape. In function, it may have attached to a further wooden shaft, or perhaps held a cosmetic brush. A similar find has been found from Sherburn parish, North Yorkshire (YORYM-1AC294).
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: NCL-65B681
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead-alloy pointed oval seal matrix of Medieval date, 13-14 century. The seal matrix is missing approximately 25% of its face, though the majority of the design and inscription remains. The reverse has an incomplete suspension loop at the point, but is otherwise undecorated. The field has a fleur-de-lis, with an extended central fleur, and uncertain decoration below it. The inscription reads: S' ?F...DE?R...
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 15th June 2012
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Record ID: NCL-645096
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy zoomorphic mount, probably 17-18 century. The mount is discoidal with a lion's head in low relief set within a thin circular border. The reverse has the remains of soldering in the same metal. The object is solid.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-644B47
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy strap mount. The mount has a circular domed body and a smaller domed terminal to either side, joined by a narrow shank. A rivet is housed behind both smaller terminals. The central dome is hatched.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-6442B1
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy strap end or lace tag. The object is rectangular in plan with a stepped perimeter, D-shaped in cross-section and bifurcates at one end.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-643561
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval lead weight. The weight is shield shaped and has a stepped perimeter. The surface would have been decorated with a motif however it is now very worn. The motif may have been a rampant lion.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-640284
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval lead pilgrim ampulla. The ampulla has a circular chamber and a rectangular neck. The neck is complete and has a small angled loop at either side. One side of the chamber is decorated with a scallop shell motif. The other side has a shield with a cross dividing it into four segements. The central line of the cross extends up to the top of the neck.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-640074
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy broadly circular mount of post-medieval date. The flat mount has six circular perforations which are fairly equally spaced around the circumference; these were drilled through the upper surface. The surface decoration is crudely formed with linear radiating lines around a central 'circle', and punched crescents between their terminals which are misaligned. The reverse features a pair of bent, pointed lugs which are slightly raised. The mount is also raised at the other cardinal points, where two parallel holes have since been drilled, which suggests that the mount …
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 27th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-636B66
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a cast copper-alloy post-medieval 'crotal' (animal bell); the fragment is from the lower hemisphere of the bell. The outer surface of the bell has incised decoration, to the side of the slot the lower half is decorated with a 'sunburst' pattern formed of four 'rays' of similar width. The rays are formed of double borders with a central short line. Within the 'sunburst' is a cartouche formed of a double border of semicircular lines which bears a T-shaped 'founder's hammer' motif. Such a mark suggests a late 16th- or early 17th-century date for this artefact (cf. Bailey …
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: NCL-635E92
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper-alloy fragment of a Roman multifunctional eating utensil, best described as a folding spoon for convenience, c. 100-300. The handle is in the form of an elongated, crouching feline, probably a lion, with front legs outstretched to form the lugs for the folding attachment, with only 1 lug remaining. The legs are set forward of and below the animal's head which has moulded ears behind a brow, slight recesses for eyes and a groove distinguishing between the nose and cheeks/mouth. The elongated body behind is U-shaped in cross-section, the underside being recessed. Ju…
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd January 2012
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Record ID: HAMP-633734
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy early post-medieval toggle-clasp. The artefact consists of sub-triangular plate which terminates in a toggle; the two are joined by a curved shank. The attachment end is cusped and has a central rivet hole; this is now filled with orange-brown corrosion product. On each side, in the corners, is a punched recess which appears to be purely decorative. The upper surface of the body is decorated with four longitudinal grooves. The plate tapers to a projecting, ridged and ribbed collar at its base; this is decorated with transverse incisions. On the lower surf…
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 27th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-62E9F8
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy composite strap end. The strap end has a circular terminal with a rectangular shaft, formed by a central divider and two plates riveted together. There is a worn knop projecting from the base. The attachment end is concave and has two rivets.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-62D436
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and damaged copper-alloy horse harness pendant dating to the medieval period. The pendant was originally rectangular but is now folded in half. In each corner is a triangular panel containing pellets or 'fish-scale' decoration. In the centre there is a feint motif, perhaps a star. The surface has been gilded. There is a small suspension loop at the top.
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: CORN-5A2AE5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy mount in the shape of a rounded five-pointed star with a central domed roundel surrounded by a six-pointed star. There is a circular perforation within the upper central loop, which would have contained a large rivet as it is 9 mm in diameter, so it was perhaps attached to a thick strap. There would also have been an opposite knop and perforation, now missing, which seems to have been torn off the mount. There are also two integral loops on the backs of the points on either side of the extant perforation which have smaller circular holes, 3 mm in diameter, which woul…
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 27th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-53F607
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A curving strip-form bow from a one piece brooch of late Iron Age or early Roman date. The slightly tapering bow has a bifurcating head, presumably the remains of a pin and spring. A small part of the catchplate also survives. The bow is decorated with a wide and rounded central groove with bordering bands of opposed interlocking triangular punches.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-53DCF8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a trumpet form brooch, but with a inside fields lowered to take missing enamel. There is a loop on the apex.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-53C3D5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The lower part of a Roman bow brooch of uncertain type, possibly trumpet form. The bow terminates in a rounded foot knob and the catchplate has a single aperture.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-53BEA2
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy square coin weight for a Unite of James I, issued in 1612. It is square in plan, and rectangular in section. It measures 19.15mm in length, 19.72mm in width, 3.95 mm thick and weighs 8.2 grams (126.5 grains or 0.29 oz). The surfaces are badly worn and abraded. It is possible to see a half figure of James I, standing right with an orb and sceptre on the reverse, with the legend I R BRI starting at 9 o'clock. The obverse has a Crown above roman numerals XXII and a small S. The weight is a dark green colour, with an even patina. The edges a…
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-53AC61
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman bow brooch of Colchester type. The chord and spring and part of the pin survive. The spine is raised and the catchplate has two apertures. The side wings are plain. The brooch is now in two parts.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-5390C4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The upper part of a Roman bow brooch of Colchester type. The chord and spring also survive. The bow has a central groove along its length and there are double mouldings on the outer part of each side wing.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-531C21
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy rowel spur of probable medieval to early post medieval date, 1300 - 1600 AD. Only part of the side (arm) and two spur attachments are present. It measures 44.47mm in length, 15.84mm in width, 8.88mm thick and weighs 8.5 grams. The spur arm fragment measures 24.60mm in length, 12.06mm wide at the terminal, 6.00mm wide at the arm, and 3.07mm thick. The arm is sub rectangular in plan and D shaped in section. It has broken across the width of the arm. The terminal is a figure of eight shape in plan, with two cast holes aligned vertically. …
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-52E767
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Iron Age cast potin coin, Class 1, ABC171, c50-1BC.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 5th August 2013
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Record ID: WAW-5295D4
Object type: EWER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy zoomorphic (dogs head) tubular ewer spout of later medieval date (1400-1500 AD). The spout is sub-rectangular in plan with a sub-triangular profile. It measures 68.47mm length, 20.48mm width, is 63.95mm thick and weighs 92.6grams. The spout can be divided into two distinct areas. The first area is at the rear of the spout; this is undecorated and consists of a swan neck with a large sub-rectangular / irregular oval opening, which measures 58.56mm in length and 18.46mm in width, the metal here is 4.17mm thick. This part of the spout would have bee…
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-524831
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A four ounce trade weight made in the reign of George IV between c1826 and 1830. The weight displays on its upper surface: A crown over the word SUSSEX (the local verification mark for West Sussex), over the letters GR IMPERIAL Three towers or castles (of uncertain significance (perhaps Arundel); each is upside down in relation to the lettering).
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-51C915
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A claw-shaped terminal projecting from a circular section rod. The rod is broken at the other end in a manner such as to perhaps suggest that the object was symmetrical with a second claw-like terminal.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-51B294
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval D-shaped copper alloy buckle with iron corrosion, from the missing pin, on the bar.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: SUR-51A300
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a post medieval double oval buckle. On the expanded outer edge is a cast heraldic rose.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-519442
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sword belt fitting with three broken loops on one side and one missing terminal. The fitting has cast foliate decoration which is typical of sword belt fittings. The object originally had three rivet holes; two survive, one of which contains an iron rivet.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-518023
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sword belt fitting with a hooked terminal. A separately-attached sheet on the back is held in place by one copper alloy and one iron rivet.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-514B97
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very worn strap terminal probably from a sword belt set. The hook is missing and there remain two iron rivets. The worn curvilinear decoration is infilled with a black surface deposit.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-50F175
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A strap terminal probably from a sword belt set, ending in a folded over hook which retains a separate ring 12.95mm diameter. The plate is plain and lanceolate in shape. The remains of two iron rivets survive.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-50D9E6
Object type: METAL WORKING DEBRIS
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A three-sided pellet of bright green copper alloy.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-4FFEE2
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The central part of one lobe from a cloth seal, perhaps of four lobes originally. The seal shows a shield with a cross, the cross of St George, which suggests it belongs to the Commonwealth period.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-4FE5F2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A two piece button with a solid onion-shaped head and a long drawn wire shank.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-4F31E1
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy late Saxon strap end of tapering baluster form with four pairs of encircling bands. The lower side is flat and the split end is broken but may have had two rivet holes.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 23rd March 2014
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Record ID: WAW-422373
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible cast lead or lead alloy spindle whorl. In plan it is sub-circular and in profile is sub semi-circular. There is a central circular perforation which is 9.01mm diameter. The upper surface of the spindle whorl is undecorated. The base is flat and also undecorated. The surface of the spindle whorl is oxidised and therefore is a cream colour. It measures 23.26mm diameter and stands 13.7mm tall. It weighs 31.6g. It is difficult to date lead spindle whorls, but anywhere between the Roman and Medieval period.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 3rd September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-41E2A1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An annular cast copper alloy Medieval brooch. The brooch is in the form of two interwined snakes which form a circular loop in plan. One portion of the edge, the 12 o'clock position, is narrowed and formed the pin bar. Around this bar a delicate incomplete pin is curled. At the 3 and 9 o'clock positions there are intergral moulded snake heads which are decorated with fine low relief indentations. Otherwise the loop is circular in section and undecorated. The brooch measures 20.03mm long from head to head, and 17mm wide from the pin to the opposite edge. It is 4.53mm thick and weighs 1…
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 3rd September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-41D4F4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The brooch is circular in plan and has a central conical surrounded by a flange which has a 'U' shaped section. In this flange there is traces of an uncertain substance, which may be corroded enamel. The substance is a flaky light green colour and texture. On the reverse of the brooch the conical is hollow and there are two perofated semi-cricular lugs on one edge which originally would have formed the hinge but hte axis bar and pin are now missing. On the opposite edge there is an integral small catch plate. The surface of the brooch has a well devel…
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 3rd September 2010
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Record ID: HESH-3E44E3
Object type: BOOK CLASP
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy book clasp or book fitting of later medieval date (1350-1500). The book clasp is incomplete being broken at one edge; this break has removed the element of the mount that fixed it to the leather strap of the binding. The claps is broadly sub-triangular in shape with a rectangular hinge / strap plate, perforated oval boss at the midpoint, and tapering triangular zoomorphic terminal. In profile the clasp varies in thickness. The broken edge of the clasp indicates an openwork section with two copper alloy projections (now lost) at either edge. A transverse bar separate…
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2012
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Record ID: LIN-3DFD27
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead weight containing a copper-alloy Styca, struck circa 850-855. The coin is a 'derivative issue', probably derived from Ethelred II, mid-9th century. The obverse has a blundered legend reading +ERDERL(?V)DEX. The weight measures 17mm in diameter, 6mm thick and weighs 10.11g.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-3DE177
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy annular brooch. The frame is flat, curved and has two integral turrets containing degraded enamel/paste. Between the two turrets is a large, presumably incomplete circular plate with a rivet in the centre.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: HESH-3D9F08
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative double-lug brooch of Roman date (43-100AD). The wings are complete being semi-cylindrical in plan with open ends. A central bar divides the wings vertically; extending above the wing case is a rounded head projection. The bar is pierced in two places; this would allow the axis bar and also the external chord of the spring to be secured though the lugs. A small remnant of copper alloy wire is present in the upper hole; the rest of the spring / pin axis bar is lost. The bow head is flat having a slight angular (comma shaped) in …
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2012
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Record ID: KENT-3D8C90
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Medieval buckle. It is a single loop buckle, rectangular in shape with expanded outer edges. There is a grove for the pin rest, and the strap bar is thined and slightly offset. This dates to circa 1350 - 1400 AD, and examples can be seen in whitehead 1996 p27. 22.08mm l x 14.75mm w. 2.71g weight
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: LIN-3D88E5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy ansate brooch of Thörle (2001) Gruppe IIA 1c type, dating to the middle Saxon period. The brooch has a central arched bow, triangular in cross-section and undecorated, with a flat circular plate at either end. Both plates are decorated with an incised cross. One the reverse of one plate are two lugs for the pin, and on the reverse of the other is a catchplate. The pin is missing.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: KENT-3D81E6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Post medieval buckle. It has an asymetrical double loop, one rectangular and onve oval end. The outer edge is undecorated, and it has a narrowed strap bar. The buckle has been silvered. It dates to circa 1575 - 1700 AD, and examples can be seen in Whitehead 1996 p91. 25.62mml x 18.62mm w. 2.99g weight
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-3D7674
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Post medieval buckle. This is a two piece shoe buckle, dating to 1690 - 1720 AD. Whitehead p103. 22.01mm l x 17.95mm w. 5.44g weight
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 29th March 2011
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Record ID: KENT-3D4847
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Post medieval mount. It is a pattee cross shape, with 4 triangular arms that almost meet to form a square. There is a central spherical protrusion. A similar item could not be founds, although it is likely to be Medieval in date. 15.68mm x 16.02mm 1.01g.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-3D2E11
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Post Medieval toy cannon. The cannon is circular in profile, slightly wider at the terminal end. there is a small globular knop protruding from the terminal. There is a small circular hole at one end, possibly where a cannon would have been lit. there are 4 concentric circles around the main barrel of the cannon. the diameter of the cannon widens towards the muzzle. there are two trunnions which protrude from the center of the barrel, and would have been where the cannon would have rested on a carriage. The toy is in good condition. This cannon …
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-3D13B7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Medieval buckle. It is a single loop oval buckle, with a decorated outer edge. There are two ridges dividing the outter edged, the two central lobes forming the pin rest. the bar is slightly offset. There is no pin. Bucles such as this date to circa 1250 AD - 1400 AD, and examples can be seen in Whitehead 1996 p22. 14.76mm l x x13.59mm w. 1.38g weight
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: KENT-3CA8C3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Medieval buckle. It is a single loop oval buckle, with a decorated outer edge. There are four ridges dividing the outter edged, the two central ridges forming the pin rest. the bar is slightly offset. There is no pin. Bucles such as this date to circa 1250 AD - 1400 AD, and examples can be seen in Whitehead 1996 p22. 24.79mm L x 18.68mm t. 4.47g weight
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-3C5067
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, 30mm long, 15mm wide and 14mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 4.66grams. The seal is circular in form and is sub triangular in section, having a tapering stem emerging from its surface which terminates in a trefoil lobed handle. The matrix itself shows an image of the Agnus Dei (the lamb of God carrying a banner) but there is no sign of any inscription.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 12th February 2013
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Record ID: LIN-3B3612
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy strap fitting dating to the 16th or 17th century. The strap fitting has a rectangular frame with a large two-dimensional plate on one side in the form of an acorn.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: KENT-3A4337
Object type: BIRD FEEDER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy Post Medieval vessel. Items such as this are identified as bird feeders, or bird baths. The object has had a lot of post depositional damage, and is incomplete and squashed. It appears it would have been circular, with a slightly lipped rim. There is a circular perforation on one side just below the rim. There would have been a flat base. There is evidence of silvering. Similar items can be seen on the database. 50.81mm W x 3.18mm T x 23.59mm H x 40.76mm D 31.70g
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: LON-37E577
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Medieval copper alloy seal matrix blank dating 13th - 14th century. This seal matrix has a faceted, conical handle which ends in a trefoil pierced terminal. There is a collar at the junction between the trefoil terminal and the handle. The die is circular and completely blank. Dimensions: length: 23.60mm; diameter: 17.72mm; weight: 8.71g.
Created on: Tuesday 24th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2011
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Record ID: LIN-2950D8
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn copper-alloy coin angel weight dating between 1464 and 1604). The weight is uniface, decorated with St Michael standing front with legs bowing outwards at the knees, spearing a dragon right. The mass of the object is 4.17g. The angel was minted at 5.18g.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-289792
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An annular brooch dating to the medieval period. The frame is circular in plan and oval in cross-section. The pin is intact and has no restriction.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2888E5
Object type: BUCKLE PIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large incomplete copper-alloy buckle pin from an annular brooch or buckle. The pin is rectangular in cross-section and the loop is broken.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-286514
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy double-oval buckle. The frame has a narrowed central bar and a knop in each corner.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2853E2
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead alloy bell, probably 16th or 17th century in date. The bell is small, incomplete and has a small loop at the apex. The lower hemisphere is damaged.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-283DD6
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete late medieval lead ampulla. The neck is missing. The chamber is circular. Feint decoration is visible on one side only, which comprises one curving side of an ?oval motif.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-280AF1
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy buckle frame. The frame is D-shaped in plan and has a narrowed and offset bar. The pin is intact.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-27FEF3
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy buckle frame. The frame would have been D-shaped in plan. the lip is moulded and decorated with four reels and a knop to either side.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-27F6A3
Object type: BUCKLE PLATE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy medieval forked spacer from a buckle plate. The spacer is incomplete.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-27EEA4
Object type: BUCKLE PLATE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy medieval buckle plate. The plate is formed by a forked spacer with a flat rectangular plate rivited to either side. Part of the frame survives.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-27CFE5
Object type: BUCKLE PLATE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy medieval buckle plate. The plate would have been flat and rectangular in plan but is now damaged. Approximately 1/3 of the plate remains, which is decorated with two rows of incised squares. Some of the squares are divided into two triangles by a diagonal line, with one triangle being hatched in. There is a hole at one end with a rivet beside it.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-277C43
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy shank from an unidentified object. The shank is D-shaped in cross-section, broken at one end and terminating at the other with an offset flat disc. The disc has a bevelled edge and two holes in the centre. The shank is bent over in two.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2011
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Record ID: LIN-276694
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A biconical lead spindle whorl dating to the medieval period. The 'edge' of the whorl is decorated with a running motif of lozenges with a moulded line extending from either side. Between each line is a wide-leaf containing narrow moulded lines representing the veins of the leaf. There are four leaves on either side.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 23rd August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-251F27
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy disc, probably a token of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The token is circular and unusually thick. It is also smaller than many tokens. It is uniface, the obverse design being a long cross possibly in a circle. The reverse is rounded and blank.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-24F866
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy harness pendant of probable medieval (c.1250 - c.1450) date. The pendant is circular in plan and is slightly convex. On the top edge of the pendent is an integral cast suspension loop which is set at 90 degrees to the plane of the pendant. The front face of the pendant has a regular cast design which is unusual for the type of artefact. It consists of a central raised zoomorphic element which could be a representation of a large cat (such as leopard or lion) head. Some of the detail of the design has been lost through abrasion but it seems as if the hair is depicte…
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-24CB23
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Harness pendant from the medieval period. It is cross shaped in plan, with concave internal corners and two notches in the end of each arm, making the trilobate or pseudo fleuretty. The front is corroded making any design illegible, but it may have had punched circles. There is a hole punched in nearly the centre of the pendant, from the front to the back. This may have been a rivet hole added at a later date. There is a normal suspension loop at the top but this has broken. The pendant has a dark green patina. It is an unusual shape with few parallels. One on the datab…
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-248D64
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy sexfoil mount or stud. The mount is flat and in the form of a flower head with six petals or leaves. These are defined by incised straight lines. There is a square-sectioned shank on the reverse. The mount has a dark green patina and the front is corroded. Compare to LIN-BF6346.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-246A03
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy single looped buckle frame of medieval date. The buckle is D-shaped with a single collared knop projecting from the outer curved edge. The strap bar is narrowed and offset. Just above the strap bar is a projecting spur on each side of the frame. The reverse of the frame is flat. The metal is a deep brown colour. The pin survives complete. It is thick sheet with a narrower loop which is wrapped round the bar. A parallel can be seen in Whitehead, p21, no.85 which is dated to circa 1250 - 1400. There are also many examples on the database such as YORYM-2E33D…
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-244D94
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy cast spindle whorl probably dating from the medieval period. It is plano convex with a large central aperture. There is an indentation in the side wall of the aperture. Both faces are decorated with a pattern of raised radial lines alternately with groups of three raised pellets. The whorl has a grey patina. It probably dates from 1066 - 1650, but whorls are difficult to date with any precision as few have been found in dated contexts. There are many similar examples on the PAS database.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-243155
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy object possibly used as a palm guard. The guard is 'D' shaped and the shorter side is ribbed slightly to allow the object to fit into the palm of a hand. One face is rounded for a similar purpose and the other is flattened presumably to aid use. The object may have been used to protect the palm from the force of using awls and punches in an industry such as leather working. There are two circular indentations on the rounded surface presumably the result of casting or to aid use. One of these is perforated. The metal is mid greyish-brown and fairly corroded. There are…
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012
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Record ID: LIN-23A954
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy hinged T-shaped brooch. The brooch has cylindrical wings in cross-section containing an iron axis pin. The pin is missing. The bow is comma shaped in profile and D-shaped in cross-section. At the top of the bow there are three rectangular cells in a row that would probably have contained enamel however none now remains. The bow has a stepped perimeter and tapers to the foot. On the lower half of the bow there is a moulded ridge down the centre. The catchplate is worn.
Created on: Monday 23rd August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-EA8EA5
Object type: TOBACCO PIPE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A plain pipe bowl of Dutch origin, almost certainly made in Gouda c1740-70. The heel stamp is largely worn away.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-E92CF1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast, copper alloy Roman brooch of the headstud type, dating from 75-200AD. It consists of a short length of the bow and two short wings which were tubular to accommodate a pin bar and hinged pin. These are now missing. There is a circular depression in the top of the bow to accommodate a separate stud, which is now missing. The brooch has a light green patina. It is 22.1mm long, 19mm wide and 10.5mm thick. It weighs 4.15gm. A similar brooch can be found in Hattat's Visual Catalogue of Ancient Brooches, figure 192, number 1526.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-E8D7C3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast, copper alloy T-shaped Roman brooch dating from 50-200AD. It consists of a short length of the bow, which is triangular in section with a central ridge, one of the wings, which is folded into a tube to accommodate a copper alloy pin bar, and a hinged pin with the remains of a chain loop. A section of the pin bar remains in place. The brooch has a dark brown patina. It is 23.2mm long, 17.2mm wide and 8.6mm thick. It weighs 5.23gm. A similar brooch can be found in Hattat's Visual Catalogue of Ancient Brooches, figure 161, number 929.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 1st October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-E889B4
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kirklees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy catch plate from a hook and eye dress fastener, dating from 1500-1700AD. The body is oval in shape. At one end are two small semi-circular knops flanking a larger knop which is pierced for attaching to the clothing. There are two further pierced knops for attachment at the opposite end of the body, flanking a rectangular fastening loop. Halfway along each side of the body are two small projections divided by a shallow notch. There is no other decoration visible. The fastener is 39.2mm long, 23.1mm wide and 1.9mm thick. It weighs 5.59gm. There are many similar exam…
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 11th March 2014
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Record ID: NARC-E5BE73
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy single loop buckle. Oval lipped and notched frame with a cast copper alloy pin still in place. Copper alloy sheet fixed between the forked spacers. Rivet hole visible on the lower centre of back plate. The front plates corroded at the base. 1350-1450. Similar in Whitehead's "Buckles 1250-1800" page 36, No. 212.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-E587E3
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of cast copper alloy buckle frame. Annular shoe buckle with drilled frame. Traces of tinning on the surface. 1720 onwards. A lug at the edge of the central flower motif is used to hold the spindle through a drilled hole. The design is similar to No. 701 in Whitehead's "Buckles 1250-1800", which depicts "two interlaced ribbons decorated with mulded rosettes, punched circles and oblique incised lines" (page 109).
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-E57226
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of the frame of a rectangular buckle with adrilled frame. Silvered. 1720 - 1790. 6mm wide and 3mm thick, thickening to 6mm in the centre to accomodate the hole to hold the spindle. The surface is decorated with three vertical lines, crossed half way (at the point just over the drilled spindle hole) by 5 diagonal lines, which are etched into the design rather than cast.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-E53572
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy thimble. Large collar around the base. Heringbone pattern around the base, followed by 8 rows of large hand drilled pits. Top is flat with dots. Late Medieval to Early Post-Medieval date (1350-1600AD).
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-E51E35
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy thimble. Machine pressed. 1650 onwards. Small, depressed regular dots circle the upper half of the thimble. The top is steeply domed and has no decoration or holes. the lower half is plain apart from two rows of large dots and with a row of smaller dots under neath, spaced equally. Slightly squashed with a small portion missing from the base.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-E4ADA8
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a cast, copper alloy artefact probably dating from the Roman period (43-410AD). It consists of a short, narrow rectangular transverse bar of metal above which is an integral suspension loop, pierced from side to side. At one end of the bar is a step where the metal becomes thinner and tapers to a rounded point. This is probably damage where a piece has broken off. The other end of the bar is also broken. The thicker portion of the bar is decorated with three circular dots of red enamel on the front only. The overall patina is light green. The artefact is 12.9mm long, 16.9mm wi…
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-E45458
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The foot from a cast, copper alloy vessel leg dating from 1450-1650AD. It is D-shaped ion plan and the leading edge is divided into five toes by four vertical grooves. A similar leg and foot may be found on the database at reference SUSS-CAE356. The foot is 38.8mm long, 37.7mm wide and 19.3mm thick. It weighs 107.13gm.
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-E41ED6
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sheet copper alloy, teardrop shaped bell dating from about 11300 - 1400. The suspension loop is flat and offset to one side. There is a seam along the back of the bell. The sheet has been rolled into a cone, and four pointed tabs at the base have been bent inwards to contain the striked, the slits betwwen them forming sound holes. A striker, triangular in section, remains in place, but has rusted and is inoperative. The bell is somewhat corroded. It is 35.7mm long and 9.1mm in diameter. It weighs 4.32gm. Many similar bells are recorded on the database, for example SUSS-A99234 and SU…
Created on: Friday 20th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th September 2010
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Record ID: NARC-D61D64
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy oval buckle with transverse line decoration. The drilled frame to hold a seperate spindle has iron staining, suggesting that the central spindle was iron rather than copper alloy. 18th Century.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-D549D6
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circular lead cloth seal. Very worn. Late post-medieval. Geoff Egan says of the legend: "The visible part of the legend appears to read (?) S:PRO NORTH... (This) could perhaps be Northampton, or possibly something along the lines of half a Northern cloth?" Central motif is very worn. Appears to be a portcullis, possibly with two characters either side. Geoff Egan has suggested that two stamps may be superimposed onto each other. He adds" This looks like the stamp of an official two-disc seal of the later C16th".
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-D396F1
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl 25mm in diameter and 14mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 29.13grams. The whorl has a central hole, 11mm in diameter. Each surface is decorated with four raised lines, joined into a loose rectangle and interspersed with raised dots.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-D37A64
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Post medieval copper alloy seal matrix, 27mm long, 15mm wide and 2mm thick. The matrix is in fair condition and weighs 4.45 grams. The matrix is oval in form and is attcahed to a tapering circular sectioned shaft. This terminates with a trefoil shaped handle which has a circular cut out in each lobe and a central 'keyhole' shaped hole. the seal consists of teh initials PG flanking a flower or plant stem.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D2BA77
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small two-lobe lead cloth seal. Side 1: An apparent A with an overstamped cross. Side 2: Unclear
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D2AB23
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small fragment, probably from the rim of a medieval cast cauldron. However, unlike similar cauldrons the inner surfaces are rough and what appears to be the exterior is smooth.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D28FC5
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A harness pendant in the form of a quatrefoil with a central rounded hollow-backed pyramidal boss which has been pierced, presumably for a separate attachment. Each leaf has been decorated with closely-spaced punched ring-and-dot. The two lower leaves are largely missing.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D28178
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A rectangular double frame buckle with intact pin. The outer edges of the frame are decorated with deep diagonal grooves. The frame has been crudely finished and filing marks are clearly visible on the back.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
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Record ID: NARC-D280A4
Object type: BUCKLE PIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Large cast copper alloy pin of Medieval buckle. 1350-1550. Circular in section, the pin is 50mm long and 5mm wide at its widest point, where it is flattened to create a collar between the pin and the hook.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-D27216
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small cast copper alloy Roman dolphin style brooch, dating to the first century AD. The spring and the pin are missing but otherwise the brooch is complete. The brooch is generally plain except for a pair of integrally cast circumferential lines one either end of the spring bar.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D261A4
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Saxon strap end with a zoomorphic terminal and a split end with a single rivet hole. The animal head has an open mouth and large eyes. The upper surface of the split end is rebated behind the head for an uncertain purpose. The lower face of the strap end is hollow.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
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Record ID: BERK-D24132
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Roman T-shaped brooch (variation of). The end of the bow andthe catchplate is missing but the brooch retains the complete spring and the pin. This brooch does not have any decoration. 1st-2nd Century AD.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D23767
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An small plain two-part copper alloy swivel of uncertain date.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-D21670
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy annular buckle, complete with pin. The pin (also copper alloy) has a raised lateral ridge. These buckles date to the High Medieval period, AD 1250-1400.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-D1BE73
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large lead alloy shot, probably from a rampart gun or small cannon of the Civil War era (1642-51).
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D16136
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An oval copper alloy swivel with a pair of animal heads turned round to face the pierced plate. A separate loop survives in the plate and is held in place by a domed rivet (making three pieces altogether). The animal heads both have prominent brow ridges and ears.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D14E77
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A triangular copper alloy decorative strap mount with two attachment spikes on the back. The mount may be intended to imitate a flower bud.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D13C85
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large part of a socketed axe of late Bronze Age date consisting of the blade and part of the socket - about half the length of the axe survives below a jagged break. The cross section is octagonal with precise corners between the facets. The fragment is in good condition although the blade is pitted and there appears to be active bronze disease within the socket. Filing striations are present around the casting seam.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-D11B27
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wokingham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A seal or stamp. The seal has a long square-section tapering handle which ends in a round collar. The rectangular matrix (15.4 x 18.3mm) has rounded corners and shows a bird of prey, possibly with its young.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 1st August 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-D0EB04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy disc brooch, 22mm long 20mm wide and 2mm thick. The brooch is in fair condition and weighs 2.79grams. It is complete except for the spring and catchplate. It is decorated with a central broad circle which is surrounded by a ring of raised dots contained within a zig zag border. This section is filled with red enamel which has spilled over into the outer blue area in places. The brooch is bordered by a thin raised edge. The brooch matches egs, 515, 119 and 1035 in fig. 203 in Hattatt's ancient brooch catalgue.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-D03012
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval copper alloy jetton, 19mm in diameter, 0.5mm thick and weighing 0.72grams. Krauwinckel type.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-CFF5F8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy hinged Bow Brooch, 20mm long, 19mm wide and 8mm thick, with a weight of 5.48grams. The object is poor condition and heavily worn. It consists of circular sectyioned solid wings and a sub circular sectioned bow.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-CFDFD2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval or post medieval belt mount, 30mm long and 18mm wide. The object weighs 5.20 grams and is 3mm thick. The object consists of a central circular plate which has a rectangular protrusion, housing a fixing prong, on one edge. Opposite this is a similar protrusion which is extended to form a point.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-CFB027
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible Medieval lead alloy pilgrims badge, 39mm long and 37mm wide. The object weighs 36.27 grams and is 5mm thick. The object is roughly circular in form and is either damaged or mis-cast. One surface has a series of radiating linear depressions, which suggest a scallop shell.
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-CF5B36
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, 18mm long and 16mm in diameter. The object is in fair condition and weighs 6.03grams. The matrix is circular and its handle tapers from its edges into a hexagonal shaft with an integral suspension loop. The matrix dipicts two? birds in what looks like a hunting scene. The inscription appears to read * IESV HA (or RE) V CVN
Created on: Thursday 19th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-BF2A83
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age to Early Roman cast copper alloy harness fitting, comprised of a large circular loop with a smaller rectangular loop. The circular loop is worn and there is a small amount of iron corrosion adhering to it.
Created on: Wednesday 18th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
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Record ID: ESS-BF2242
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy annular brooch. The upper surface is decorated with punched annulets. The frame is recessed to accomodate the copper alloy pin.
Created on: Wednesday 18th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th January 2011
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Record ID: NARC-BE4192
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Plain cast copper alloy object. Triangular in plan. 10mm long at the break, tapering down to 4mm at the terminal, which is solid and D-shaped in section. The reverse is concave. Recorded as a "POSSIBLE" post-medieval strap end. However, no parallels can be found. The patina of the copper alloy is similar to some Bronze Age artefacts , and the shape can be said to be similar to the tip of a Bronze Age chisel or gouge. However, the object may well be too fragile to have this use. Alternatively, it could be a post-medieval utensil/implement.
Created on: Wednesday 18th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 18th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A9EFE5
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Medieval strap end dating from the 14-15th centuries. It appears to have been cast in one piece. The arms are rectangular in plan and at the top there is a circular rivet running through both which would have attached the strap end to the strap. At the base of the arms is a raised square. At the base of the strap end is a decorative terminal in the form of a floriated cross. This is decorated with grooved lines marking out the cross. The reverse of the strap end is flat and undecorated. The strap end has a dark brown patina and there is some pocking from …
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: LIN-A9E823
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy enamelled finger ring dating to the Roman period. The hoop is incomplete. The bezel is tall, oval in cross-section and contains degraded blue enamel.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-A9D804
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silvered copper-alloy Hod Hill brooch dating to the early Roman period. The brooch is missing its head and pin. The body is rectangular in plan, arched and decorated with six channels. Each rib is decorated with hatches. A lug extends to either side with ribbed shaft and domed terminal. The foot is transversely ribbed and tapers to the terminal. The surface has been silvered.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A9D261
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman plate brooch in the form of a horse, from the late 2nd-3rd centuries AD. It is a horse walking and facing right. The decoration appears to have been cast with the making of the brooch. The reverse is flat and has no decoration. The head has a groove for the mouth and a circular hollow to indicate the eye. The ear extends from the top of the head and has a pointed oval hollow. Immediately behind teh ear the mane begins and hair is picked out with grooved lines. The front leg appears to be picked up from the ground as though the horse is moving. …
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A9B151
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Iron Age/ Roman mount or fitting. On the left are two circular concave discs, one above the other, touching. From the space in between the two discs, on the right-hand side, is an openwork teardrop shape, lying vertically. At the rounded end is another circular concave disc, this one is slightly larger than the other two. These discs could have been filled with enamel or other decorative material but none now remains. The reverse of the mount is flat with the remains of a fitting on the back of the largest disc. It is broken and it is not clear …
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A925A0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy part of an Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch, dating to the 5-6th centuries. It is the lower part of the brooch with just the bow and top of the foot remaining, the head and bottom of the foot missing. The bow is humped and facetted, being hollow on the reverse. The upper part of the foot has a flat rectangular panel with a lappet on each side. The panel is decorated with a vertical row of five ring-and-dot motifs on each side. The left-hand lappet is slight larger than the right-hand one. They are sub-rectangular with a rounded upper corner. Their decoration h…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A8C9F7
Object type: STUD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy and enamelled Iron Age/Roman stud. It is circular in plan and is decorated with a grid which is filled with red and yellow enamel in alternating squares. The grid is marked by raised lines of copper alloy. There are four rows of four squares. The stud is slightly domed. On the reverse can be seen the remains of a circular stud in the centre. This has now broken and on either side is a circular hole. It would seem that this item started out life as a stud, but when the stud broke, holes were made and it was then attached to something else as a mo…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A8A9A0
Object type: BELT SLIDE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a cast copper alloy Roman belt slide. This would originally have been rectangular in plan with a rectangular attachment loop on each end. Around half now remains, one end, with one loop. The front is decorated with intergally cast decoration leaving hollows for enamel. At the end are two circular dots each with a concentric circle inside, with different coloured enamel. Next, in the middle is a triangular hole. The slide is then broken, unevenly and the other half is missing. It is likely that the design would have been symmetrical with possibly a central motif which is …
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A88E72
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman fantail brooch, dating t o c.150-250 AD. It is bent slightly out of shape with the head bent further over than it should be. The head is triangular with the wings having rounded ends. The headloop is broken with only the base of each side remaining. Immediately below the head is a lozenge shaped disc decorated with two concentric circles both of which would have been filled with enamel. The bow then extends into the triangular 'fantail'. This is decorated with a rectangular panel with 3 lozenges in a vertical line. These are infilled with blue enamel, the…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A86EB5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman headstud brooch, dating to c.75-175 AD. The integrally cast headloop has broken and around half is missing. The wings are square and are decorated with vertical grooved lines, three on each side. The headstud has been cast integrally to the bow and consists of a circular stud with a central circular hollow, possibly once filled with enamel. There are seven square hollows down the length of the bow, also once filled with enamel, some traces remain in the very bases. The foot has a moulded collar above, which is just present on the front of the bow, of two …
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A83630
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy late Iron Age- early Roman terret ring. It is a plain type with a rectangular ring at the top for straps to run through. The hoop narrows towards the bottom and is broken although it appears complete with the two ends touching. The hoop is circular in cross section. It has an uneven patina, mianly brown with green patches where the surface has corroded.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 20th December 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-A6BB51
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Two halves of a Late Bronze Age Copper alloy axe mould (Type Welby). Although both moulds fit together well and their interiors match, the exteriors have different protrusion patterns. 1a. The back-face of a copper alloy axe mould (Type Welby) extensively coated in dried earth (Schmidt & Burgess 1981, 221-3). The visible areas of metal are a matte red/brown on the outside and dark grey/green on the inside. The mould exterior has two rectangular protrusions 7.6mm in length positioned centrally close to the socket end between two 84mm long lines of circular protrusions. These are 2.…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 11th May 2015
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Record ID: LEIC-A72AE5
Object type: FINIAL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
?Medieval copper alloy object. It seems to be an ornamental finial of some kind, but shaped in order to fit together with another object of circular cross-section.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 22nd August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-A67B11
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age Copper alloy looped palstave (Type Late Palstave) with a triangular flange and a straight sided body running down to a flared , chipped blade (Smith 1959,177, Fig 7,4). The surface is mud coated with the shiny red/brown skin chipped in places to reveal porous matte green areas on the flange top and cutting edge.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 11th January 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-A665D7
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age Copper alloy socketed axe (Type Southern English Ribbed, Class B) with a single mouth and three ribs (Needham 1990, 33, fig. 4,23). Most of the axe is matte red/brown except from three areas where the skin is damaged revealing porous matte metal.The probable blade corner curves are missing and the existing edges are chipped and worn.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 11th January 2013
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Record ID: LON-A5EC45
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead alloy handle from a porringer dating to the 16th century. The handle is cast in the shape of a fleur-de-lis and there is a fragment of the rim attached to the base of the handle. The rim is decorated with ridge and grooves. There is no trace of a maker's mark. A complete porringer with very similar handles is illustrated in Hornsby, Weinstein & Homer (1989:58 no. 32) which is dated to the 16th century. It is described as a deep porringer with two fleur-de-lis shaped ears. Dimensions: length: 44.27mm; width: 44.75mm; thickness: 3.19mm; weight: 18.69…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-A5C5B8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Polden Hill brooch of the 1st century. The object is in good condition, with a dark green patina. It has a scratch along one side where a bright copper colour is visible. There is a small decorative knop about 2mm across on the front of the brooch, and part of the catchplate and spring casing remain. The object is 46mm long, 14mm wide at the head and 3mm wide at the lower end, 15mm thick and weighs 6.96g.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2013
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Record ID: LON-A5BAE4
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval lead alloy incomplete badge probably dating to the 15th century. The badge is tear-drop shaped. The front surface is decorated with a central rose within a linear and then a twisted rope border. The badge is broken across a projection at the blunt end. There are no traces of the pin or catch on the reverse. There is a rectangular hole punched through the badge. Dimensions: length: 18.31mm; width: 13.06mm; thickness: 1.07mm; weight: 0.71g.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-A5B6F3
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy scabbard chape probably dating 16th - 17th century. This chape is constructed from a sheet of copper alloy with a seam extending along the length. There is a lump of iron corrosion around the base which may indicated the bottom of the chape had an iron end or something iron has simply become concreted onto the chape. The chape is decorated with a double band of transverse incised lines near the open end. There are no rivet holes. The shape is slightly distorted and there are some cracks along the open edge. The copper alloy has no patina due to the a…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-A53104
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A circular cast lead-alloy artefact, probably a spindle whorl of Roman date. The whorl has a flat biconical section, with each cone truncated by the central perforation for attachment. There is a median ridge. The whorl is up to 21.45mm in diameter at its centre, 12.2mm thick, and the circular perforation for attaching to the spindle is up to 7.9mm in diameter, slightly squashed on one face. Part of one of the faces of the whorl is seemingly decorated with incised diagonal incisions which extend to the median ridge, radiating out from the hole. The rest of the artefact appears to be p…
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 19th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A52EE4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver denarius, cast copy of Geta as Caesar (198-209), minted Rome c.200- 202 AD. Obv; P SEPT GETA CAES PO[N]T; Bare-headed, draped bust right Rev; NOBILITAS; Nobilitas standing holding sceptre and palladium Copying RIC IV no.13(a).
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A516B7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver denarius, cast copy of Plautilla 202-212 AD, minted in Rome. Obv; PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA; bust draped right Rev; PIETAS AVG G; Pietas standing holding sceptre and child Copying RIC IV, no. 367.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-A4E201
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast silver denarius, a contemporary copy of one of Caracalla as Caesar, 196-8, minted in Rome. Obv; M AVR ANTON CAES PONTIF; bare-headed, draped (and cuirassed?), right. Rev; PRINCIPI [IVVENTVTIS]; Caracalla standing left, holding baton and spear, to right trophy. Casting sprues are still visible. RIC IV, pl. 213, c.f.13b
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: LIN-935CE8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Anglo-Saxon annular brooch dating to the 7th century AD. The frame is oval in cross-section and decorated with eight sets of four reels evenly spaced around the frame. There is no restriction for the pin. The pin is intact.
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: LON-930A96
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a Medieval lead alloy cross, probably a badge or a pendant dating to the 15th century. This cross has four equal length, flaring arms. There is a small broken projection from one of the arms which may have been a suspension loop. The cross is decorated with pelleted and linear borders around the edge and two concentric rings in the centre. Dimensions: length: 28.91mm; width: 26.33mm; thickness: 1.68mm; weight: 3.52g.
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-930112
Object type: PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a late Medieval - early Post Medieval copper alloy pin dating 1480-1550. The head consists of two dished sheet discs soldered together. The top one is decorated with a field of multiple pellets equidistant in a grid pattern. The head is then soldered onto the shaft. The head is bent at an angle towards the shaft. Egan (2005:51) illustrates an almost identical pin that has come from a context dated 1480-1550. Egan notes this seems to have been the standard design for large, decorative pins at this period. Dimensions: diameter of head: 8.47mm; length: 57.32mm; w…
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-8FA666
Object type: DICE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval - Post Medieval lead alloy dice possibly 13th - 17th century. The holes have been punched into each surface. The sides do not all total 7, 1 opposes 4; 2 opposes 5; 3 opposes 6. Dice are most frequently made in bone or ivory, more rarely examples in lead or lead/tin are encountered (Egan 1997:1). The enduring convention of placing the numbers 1-6 so that those on opposite faces total seven are preponderant among medieval and especially later dice. Non-regular arrangements are said to be most common from the 13th century to the end of the middle ages. For later m…
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-8F9236
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy thimble with maker's mark probably dating 1600 - 1650. This thimble has a slightly domed profile and circular pits, hand-drilled, in a spiral down from the peak. There is a maker's mark at the end of the pits, just above the rim; it is a stamped "K". An incised line forms a border between the pits and the rim. The copper alloy has a dark green patina. Dimensions: length: 20.24mm; thickness of wall: 1.51mm; diameter at peak: 11.29mm; diameter at base: 17.76mm; weight: 8.33g.
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-8F8854
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age copper tin alloy coin: potin, Thurrock type dating 150-100BC. Hobbs no. 661. Obverse: Head left Obverse inscription: None Reverse: Bull butting right Reverse inscription: MA Die axis measurement: 6.00 Dimensions: diameter: 18.46mm; weight: 3.53g. Reference: Hobbs, R. 1996. British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press: London.
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 16th November 2010
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Record ID: LON-8F7574
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy dice possibly 16th - 17th century. The holes have been drilled into each surface. The sides do not all total 7, 1 opposes 6; 2 opposes 3; 4 opposes 5. Dice are most frequently made in bone or ivory, more rarely examples in lead or lead/tin are encountered (Egan 1997:1). The enduring convention of placing the numbers 1-6 so that those on opposite faces total seven are preponderant among medieval and especially later dice. Non-regular arrangements are said to be most common from the 13th century to the end of the middle ages. For later …
Created on: Monday 16th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 16th November 2010
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Record ID: LON-803807
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy unifaced token dating 1650-1700. Obverse: Six petalled flower Obverse inscription: None Reverse: Blank Reverse inscription: None Similar tokens are illustrated in Mitchiner & Skinner (1984: 163) dated 1650-1675. Dimensions: diameter: 17.21mm; weight: 2.18g. Reference: Mitchiner, M. and Skinner, A. 1984. English Tokens C.1425 - 1672. In Challis, C. and Blackburn, M. The British Numismatic Journal Volume 54 1985.
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 15th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-802922
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy token with cross and pellets dating to the 17th century. Obverse: Cross with a pellet in each quarter Obverse inscription: None Reverse: CC Reverse inscription: None A similar token is illustrated in Egan (2005:170) dated 1675-1700. Dimensions: diameter: 22.52mm; weight: 5.65g. Reference: Egan, G. 2005. Material Culture in London in an Age of Transition. MoLAS Monograph 19. English Heritage: London.
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 15th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-7FEC70
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy toy dish dated 17th century. This dish has a wide flange, straight sloping wall and a flat base. The rim has a beaded edge and the flange is decorated with rope-twist. In the centre, enclosed by a plain circle, is a sexfoil double rose with calyx points, and there are pellets either side of a ring and dot motif between each point. The majority of the rim and part of the wall and base are broken and missing. The overall shape is a distorted by this damage. It is very similar to no. 8.23 a dish illustrated by Egan & Forsyth (2005:253) desc…
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 15th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-7F9268
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy toy plate dating to the 17th century. The shape of the plate has been distorted but it appears to have originally had an everted rim, curving flange and wall and a flat base. The centre of the plate is decorated with an octofoil double rose with calyx points in between. A similar plate is illustrated in Forsyth & Egan (2005:258 no 8.39), although the decoration slightly differs. Dimensions: diameter: 35.90mm; weight: 15.71g. Reference: Forsyth, H. and Egan, G. 2005. Toys, Trifles and Trinkets. Base Metal Miniatures from London 1200…
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 15th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-7F7007
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead alloy (pewter) incomplete heraldic badge of a lion, probably dating 14th - 15th century but could stretch into the Post Medieval period. Only the crowned head and shoulders of the lion remains, the body, tail and legs are all missing. On the reverse is a bent over pin for attachment. Geoff Egan notes it is probably a heraldic, representing England. Dimensions: length: 11.60mm; width: 14.82mm; thickness: 6.55mm; weight: 1.01g. Identification by Geoff Egan, PAS Finds Advisor Medieval and Post Medieval Artefacts
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 15th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-7F4652
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy button dating 1708 - 1850s. The button is a flat disc with a separate looped shank (no longer present) which attached via a convex section on the reverse. The front of the button bears the device of the United East India Company - an E to the right, I to the left, V above, C below, all enclosed within a heart-shaped double pelleted border with a double pelleted cross in saltire separating the letters and a 4 above the entire thing. Dimensions: thickness: 3.60mm; diameter: 16.29mm; weight: 1.72g.
Created on: Sunday 15th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2012
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Record ID: WAW-5A8570
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy cooking vessel leg/foot. The leg is a sub-trapezoid in plan and in profile it is a triangular. The upper edge is broken but it is not recent as the patina covers the break. The base of the foot is sub-trapezoidal with the narrowest edge forming the reverse edge. The leg and foot is decorated on the outer face with a prominent, integral vertical ridge which is sub semi-circular in section. The surface of the leg has a mottled green coloured patina. It also has patches of a heavy black deposit which is probably a sooty/carbon deposit. Th…
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-5A72D4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical, one wing is missing. The other wing terminates with a incomplete perforated wing cap. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The wings are undecorated. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is oval in section. The bow head and bow is undecorated. The lower portion of the bow tapers and terminates with a bulbous knop. On the reverse of the bow there are traces of a catchplate. The surface of the brooch has a mid green patina. It measures 54.49mm long, 15.86mm wide across the wings…
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-566962
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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The head and upper bow from a broken cast copper-alloy Roman Colchester derivative brooch with a double pierced lug spring attachment, dating to the 1st century AD. The double pierced lug is situated behind the head as is characteristic of this type. The axis bar, chord and sprung pin are all missing. The wings are curved, up to 6.3mm wide and extend for c. 11mm on each side of the head. They both have an incised transverse line towards the tip; the tips themselves are both abraded, one more than the other. The broken bow is plain with flattened sides and thus a sub-oval cross-section…
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-543290
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy T-shape Roman brooch. The leg, catch-plate and pin have been lost. The wings are circular in cross-section. The length across them is 24.35mm. At one tip there is a transverse incision on the upper surface; the other tip has been abraded away uppermost. The wings are below the head which turns through a right angle to begin the bow which then continues to slope downward, attaining the level of the wings by the point of the (old) break. At the junction of the wings and the head is a diagonal moulding flanked by grooves. Within the pin slot are the vestig…
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-538522
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical, which terminate with perforated incomplete wing caps. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The wings are decorated with a single vertical groove. The bowhead is hump-like in profile. It is sub semi-circular in section and 'V' shaped groove as decoration. The bow is undecorated and gradually tapers to blunt point. On the reverse of the bow there are traces of a catchplate remains. The surface of the brooch has traces of a mid green/grey patina. It measures 39.48mm long, 24.16mm …
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-534335
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A thimble made from cast copper alloy. The thimble is made with a single shell. The exterior of the shell has a plain rim. There are are two cracks in the rim. Above the rim there are rows of conical cells which cover the thimble, but not the apex of the thimble. The sides of the thimble are straight and tapers slightly towards the domed top. The thimble is quite tall in profile. The exterior surface of the thimble has a well developed shiny mid green patina. The thimble is 21.9mm long and 21.27mm diameter. It weighs 7.3g. The thimble is dated to the late Medieval period.…
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-530CD2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded, partial, small copper-alloy gilded buckle plate of medieval date (12th to 13th century AD). The surviving plate is sub-rectangular in form and would have been of folded sheet construction. The upper surface is decorated with a raised lion passant guardant with head turned backwards within a frame; the tail curves round on itself. The field in which this sits has been stippled using small punching and then gilded, the punching presumably to help reflect light. There are two perforations towards the corners of the attachment end; one rivet survives in situ. The artefact has …
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-508927
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A vessel rim fragment in cast copper alloy of probable medieval to post medieval origin. From rim chart assessment, the fragment is probably from a vessel of around 360mm in diameter and thus a cauldron. The rim has a simple expanded flat top, with the pot body reducing in thickness down its depth. The surface is now a coarse mottled dark green/brown.
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-5061A4
Object type: ROWEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Powys
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A copper alloy cast spur rowel of 17th century origin (1600-1660). The rowel is in the form of a five pointed star with small intermediate points between each leg. The central hole has been worn to an oval shape and has an initial diameter of 3.8mm now elongated to 5.3mm. The surface is now corroded to a mid brown with some green copper oxides in evidence.
Created on: Friday 13th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-4319F1
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged and incomplete cast copper-alloy probable harness pendant suspension mount of medieval date (c. 14th century). It is effectively a bar mount with an expanded centre in the form of a moulded six-pointed star. Each end is rounded with the usual perforation and a long, pointed knop; the rivets have been lost. These terminals are divided from the horizontal element by a double cusp. On the upper surface of the central element the star is slightly recessed and has a six-petalled flower in its centre; this latter is also recessed with a central pellet. These recessed 'cells' may o…
Created on: Thursday 12th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-3E9405
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small, corroded cast copper-alloy mount of post-medieval date (c. 17th century). The mount is in the form of a scallop-like shell. It is broadly flat with a moulded upper surface formed by diagonal ridges that radiate out from a narrowed point. Above the waisted point the mount is crescentic; the element below is trefoilate with a vestigial central fleur. On the lower surface are two lugs; one in the centre of the lower element, the other to one side on the edge of the crescent. The latter has been truncated, while the former has been bent down onto the lower surface. The artefa…
Created on: Thursday 12th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-3E53B6
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small cast copper-alloy mount of post-medieval date. The mount is oval in form and convex with a central integral stud of square cross-section on the lower surface. The mount has a general variable mid-green patina over metal that appears to be red-brown in hue. The mount plausibly functioned as a strap-fitting.
Created on: Thursday 12th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-3DBB72
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A cast copper-alloy openwork mount of post-medieval date (c. 17th century). The object is broadly hexagonal in form with incurved sides and knopped protrusions at the apexes. There is a central perforation flanked at the cardinal points by shallowly moulded semicircles. Around this are twelve equally spaced holes that follow the sides. Some of these have not been finished in their filing. Basic diverging mouldings flank these holes, widening and they approach the sides. There is a further small transverse moulding before each knop. On the flat reverse surface are two pointed lugs at t…
Created on: Thursday 12th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2C82B4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The bow and part of the spring from a late Iron Age or early Roman one-piece bow brooch. The circular-section bow is plain and the catchplate survives partially. Two out of four twists of the spring survive. The pin is also missing.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2BFA74
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Nuremberg jetton issued by Hanns Krauwinckel II. Both sides have incomplete legends. Obv: HANNS KRAVWINCK (flower) NVR (flower) Crowns and lys Rev: (quatrefoils or cinquefoils and possible letters) MORGEN TODTT. Orb and trilobe
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2BE0F7
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval strap loop. Only the upper part of the loop survives. The upper bar has a central projecting boss on a slightly raised arch. The boss is decorated with an incised grid.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2BCE77
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval rectangular strap loop with an integral rivet.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2BB8D4
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval rectangular strap loop with a separate rivet.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2B3E13
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An oval buckle frame with a thick offset bar. The outer edge has a projection with a groove for the pin seating.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2AFFC2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A one ounce trade weight from the reign of either Charles I or Charles II. The three stamps comprise: A crowned C; a sword (City of London) and a ewer (the founder's company).
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2ACF43
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A double oval buckle frame with a rounded projection at each corner.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2ABDA7
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval silver seal matrix. The design on the die shows a heart pierced by arrows. The stamps on the matrix comprise: a pair of addorsed Bs; an uncertain stamp (perhaps a bust), and a lion passant gardant.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2012
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Record ID: SUR-2A96E2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A terminal fragment from an Anglo-Scandinavian horse harness cheek piece belonging to Williams' Type 2. The fragment is very worn and no decoration is visible. The edge of the central hole which took the horse's bit is present.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2A3EB8
Object type: APPLE CORER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A tongue-shaped fragment of a utensil, possibly part of an apple corer or similar food preparation implement. Only the very worn serrated and grooved bladed end survives.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-2A1EA2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A thick uniface lead token bearing the letter H.
Created on: Wednesday 11th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-1659E1
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a cast, copper alloy, trapezoidal double looped buckle dating from 1570-1700AD. It is undecorated and has a narrowed strap bar which is slightly recessed from the rear edge of the frame. It is 22.6mm long, 21.2mm wide and 2.7mm thick. It weighs 2.04gm. Reference: Whitehead, Buckles 1250-1800, page 81, number 501.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-1635D4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy, single loop, D-shaped buckle dating from 1300-1450AD. it has a narrowed and offset strap bar and a notched lip on the outer edge. The pin is missing. It is 14.3mm long, 13mm wide and 2.9mm thick. It weighs 1gm. It is an example of the Meols type 4 buckle dating from the late 14th century.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-152EE4
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy ball, probably a small cannonball dating from 1750-1850. It is 34.37mm in diameter (1.35 inches) and weighs 187gm (5.875 ounces). This does not match any of the standard sizes known for late eighteenth or early 19th century cannonballs, the closest match being for a Serpentine, which fired balls of 1.5 inches in diameter. It is also unusual in being of copper alloy, but this has very little metal-on-metal friction, which made it invaluable for use in cannon where iron cannonballs would otherwise stick in the barrel.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: SWYOR-14DDB6
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead ball for a pistol or small bore musket. It carries a mould mark and the remains of a moulding sprue. It is 12.2mm in diameter and weighs 9.86gm. The surface is faceted. It is not clear whether this damage is pre or post deposition. It probably dates from 1650 - 1850.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: SWYOR-14CD90
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead ball for a pistol or small bore musket. It carries a mould mark and the remains of a moulding sprue. It is 11.8mm in diameter and weighs 8.94gm. It probably dates from 1650 - 1850.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: DUR-147118
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead weight, Medieval- Post Medieval in date. It is circular in plan with a rounded, raised edge. The upper face has traces of stamped decoration but it is not clear, the reverse is plain.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-146CC6
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A group of three musket balls, two of which are 12.5mm in diameter, the third being 10.5mm. they weigh 10.61, 10.56 and 6.27gm respectively. The smaller and one of the larger carry mould marks; the other does not and was therefore probably made in a shot tower, effectively dating it to sometime after 1780. All three were found within 20 feet of each other.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2011
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Record ID: DUR-146742
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval lead token. It is circular in plan with decoration in relief on the front. This consists of a central face, representing either the sun or a lion with wavy lines radiating from the face. One edge of the token has broken off. This sort of token could have been used for various purposes; gaming, weighing, counting.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-145A01
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy dress hook dating from the 16-17th centuries. It consists of a central circular body which is domed and hollow on the reverse. The front is decorated in relief with a rose. At the top of the main body would have been a rectangular loop. This is mostly missing with just the base of the two arms visible. From the bottom of the main body a thin hook protrudes, this would have curved back on itself but has broken before it curves.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-144816
Object type: WASTE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead fragment, possibly a waste piece, Medieval- Post Medieval in date. It is irregular in plan with one rounded end and one thin, off-centre pointed end. It varies in thickness and width. On one face is has an incised design in the form of three horizontal lines joined by a central vertical line.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-1397D7
Object type: FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Decorative lead mount from the Post Medieva period. It is in the shape of a scallop, and is domed, being hollow on the reverse. The top and bottom edges are broken and it is missing the method of attachment. This type of ornament could have been found on furniture or garden ornaments.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-137525
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Post Medieval weight. It is oval in plan with rounded ends. It has a design in relief on the front in the form of a lozenge with a loop at the top and some detail inside (now unclear due to wear). It is plain on the reverse although has some marks, possibly from the plough. It is slightly bent, again possibly from the plough.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-1359B5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead weight, Medieval- Post Medieval in date. It is circular in plan and domed. There are no markings on it.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-1352B7
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead piece, probably Medieval- Post Medieval in date. It is sub-oval in plan and slightly domed. There are no markings on it.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-134594
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval-Post Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan and biconical with a central circular hole. It has some decoration in relief but due to wear this is now not clear.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-1339A6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan and biconical. It has a central sub-circular hole which is now filled with mud. There is some decoration in relief on both faces with dots and lines visible but no clear pattern.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-12F121
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
5 lead Post Medieval musket balls. They are various sizes and date from c.1650- 1850.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-12E1A7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-Medieval cast lead token, 17th or 18th century in date. One face has a cross, the other face is plain. Diameter 16.9mm, thickness 2.67mm, weight 3.8g. The object has a cream-coloured patina and worn edges.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-12CDD2
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Medieval seal matrix. It is complete having a circular base with the seal. The handle is short and squat. It has a pointed lozenge shaped terminal with a central circular hole. Below this is a moulded collar with a wide band in between two thin bads. The seal reads 'S'RADVLPH DE DVNFELD' (Seal of Radulp of Dunfield) around an image of a lamb walking right, looking back over its shoulder with a flag.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-12BE53
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy foot of an Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch dating from the 5-6th centuries. Only the foot remains, having broken just aboe the horse-head terminal. The broken end is uneven and has the half-round panel at the top. The eyes are raised circles inside hollows on each side below this panel. Next there are two grooved lines running the length of the terminal which widen at the bottom to mark the spatulate extension. On either side are the nostrils which are circular, with spiral decoration.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-1276F2
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy enamelled Medieval harness pendant. It is shield shaped with a circular attachment loop set perpendicular to the pendant at the top. The pendant's upper surface features moulded heraldic decoration in the form of three lions passant guardant arranged one above the other. The field is inlaid with red enamel and, although no trace survives of gilding, it is supposed that this is the typical English arms, 'Gules three lions passant guardant [Or]'. Many such examples can be found illustrated in Ashley (2002, 10; e.g. ref. 50). The red-brown metal is ind…
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-1243E4
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy strap loop dating from 1200-1400AD. It is trapezoidal in form, the upper part of the sides being slightly convex, the shorter, lower part being straight. There are inward pointing projections at the end of the convex sections. The outer edge has a circular, central knop flanked by a ridge at each corner. The loop has a dark brown patina. It is 18.4mm long, 21.6mm wide and 8.2mm thick. It weighs 3.54gm.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 10th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-120CB6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy disc-on-tongue brooch dating to the 13/14th century. The frame is circular and has a circular cross-section. The pin is complete in the form of a disc. It has a hook at one end which is wrapped around the brooch frame, the central part is sub-circular then it has a small pointed extension which touches the other side of the frame. The central part of the pin has 4 circular perforations in a lozenge shape. The left and right one are empty. The upper and lower ones are filled with small studs with rounded tops. There are traces of gilding left on the disc, the en…
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-11FEB4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy silvered mount from a Limoges cross or casket. A hollow-backed half-round standing figure. The head extends out of the body; the features are crudely defined with circular hollows for the eyes (which may have had insets in) and a raised sub-triangle for a nose. The mouth may have been a grooved line but this is not clear. The body has raised lines leaving cells which would have been filled with enamel. On this example they are quite abstract but from other more realistic parallels it is clear that they are meant to represent a robe. The upper half of the body is separat…
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 20th July 2011
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Record ID: DUR-11F015
Object type: SEAL BOX
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy and enamel complete Roman seal box. It is complete with both the lid and the base. The pin holding the two together has been lost so they can separate. It is a circular example with the upper face of the lid decorated with enamel. This consists of a central circle of red and the outer section in blue. The circular tab also has red enamel. Underneath this tab has a small knop which which fits into the bottom section as a catch. The base has a tab with a small hollow into which the knop from the upper tab sits. The base narrows slightly towards the bottom. …
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-11DED5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy, Roman brooch of the trumpet type, dating from 75-175AD. It is undecorated except for an acanthus moulding above a narrow transverse groove at the shoulder of the bow, which tapers to a circular foot. A portion of the catch plate remains but the chain loop, pin and spring are missing. There is some damage around the edge of the trumpet. The brooch has a light green patina. It is 46.8mm long, 10.9mm wide and 18.3mm thick. It weighs 5.81gm.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 10th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-11AAE3
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast bronze side-looped, socketed spearhead from the early Middle Bronze Age, c.1500-1150 BC. Mostly complete with the tip missing and worn blade edges. The blade would have been leaf-shaped and has a raised midrib on both sides running from top to bottom. The socket widens towards the end. It has two small side-loops about half way down. These are rectangular and have been cast integrally with the spear. The socket is slightly out of shape with the edge being uneven, however it is mostly circular in section and hollow. Nothing of the wooden shaft remains. …
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-118C97
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Half of a cast, copper alloy, double loop trapezoidal buckle dating from 1570-1700AD. The edges of the remaining portion of the frame are bevelled, the outerend being incised with four shallow grooves. The strap bar is slightly recessed and has a small knop at each end. The buckle is 18.7mm long, 14.1mm wide and 2.3mm thick. It weighs 1.83gm. See Whitehead number 506.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 10th September 2010
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Record ID: BERK-106897
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Post-medieval religious pendant. The pendant has four projecting knops at each cardinal point, with the top knop being a loop for suspension. The pendant's obverse has a female and male facing each other - the male, on the right appears to have long hair and a pointed beard, popular during the 17th - 18th Century. Beneath the figures is the word ROMA. The reverse of the pendant has a worn pattern or possible inscription around its circumference (now illegible), while inside are the letters IHS, usually understood to represent the initials of the name of Christ (Jes…
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-0FD147
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy hooked tag, early Post-medeival period. The tag has a worn sexfoil design, with an iron rivet, or the remains of one, through the top, rounded part of the tag. The opposite end, where the hook would have been is broken just below the main body of the tag. The reverse is flat and plain.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 8th May 2014
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Record ID: BERK-0559F4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Roman Colchester type brooch dating from the 1st Century AD. The brooch has a simple open-work catchplate and a central rib down the spine of the brooch. The spring is broken and incomplete and the pin is missing.
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 9th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-0231C5
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval iron arrowhead or tool dating late 15th - 17th century. This object is tanged with an hour-glass shaped collar and triangular head. At the tip of the head the shape changes so it has a lozenge-shaped cross-section. Geoff Egan notes it is more likely to be a tool rather than an arrowhead but that he doesn't know of any parallels. Dimensions: length: 57.07mm; width: 8.36mm; thickness at lozenge-sectioned tip: 4.81mm; weight: 3.71g. Identification by Geoff Egan, PAS Finds Advisor Medieval and Post Medieval Artefacts.
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 28th January 2011
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Record ID: LON-01C2C3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post Medieval copper alloy finger ring, 1500-1700 AD. The hoop of the finger ring is narrow at the base but widens and thickens at the shoulders; the shoulders are not the same width. The shoulders of the hoop abut a crudely formed bezel that sits in the centre point of the top of the finger ring. The bezel is approximately 5.36mm in diameter. It contains a sphere of translucent glass that appears to have come out of the bezel slightly at one side. Where this has occurred, a small ring of white concretion is visible that may be the remains of the paste to keep the glass in …
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 15th August 2010
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Record ID: LON-019862
Object type: DIVIDERS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy and iron precision instrument - pair of dividers dating 16th - 17th century. These dividers comprise two hinged arms; the upper section is copper alloy while the lower arms are iron. One of the iron arms is broken and missing. The copper alloy hinge section has a globular terminal with a ridged collar and an octagonal cross-section. At the top of the arms, just below where they divide, there is a band which has a four-sided cross-section. Two of the sides are decorated with a pair of ring and dot motifs with ridge and grooves above and below. Below t…
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2013
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Record ID: BERK-FDC372
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy button dating to the post-medieval period. The button is discoidal with an integrally cast long-armed shank with loop. The head of the button is convexed and decorated with a six armed star with central pellet. Similar can be seen in Read (2005) p58 no. 218. 16th century AD.
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-FDA2E1
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small copper alloy Medieval thimble which has been squashed.
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-FD8FF6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy token with a star on the obverse and a non-symmetrical line and dot pattern on the reverse. Probably 17th or 18th century AD.
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-C8A056
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A bent lead token, dating to the 17th or 18th Century with a border on the obverse. On the reverse, which is indistinct, are the letters B (possible) and H above a horizontal line over a semi-circle.
Created on: Friday 6th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C3C526
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead alloy decorated dress hook or hooked tag. No other details available.
Created on: Friday 6th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-C3A5E6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A twisted cast copper alloy Late Iron Age / early Roman brooch. A Nauheim derivitive foot catchplate with punched decoration on bow.
Created on: Friday 6th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C354B1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy button, circa AD 16/17th Century. It is domed with an integral loop, which is bent to one side; It bears a flower design with a seam on lower surface.
Created on: Friday 6th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-BFDBC3
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy unidentified object comprising a rectangular sectioned bar with one spherical terminal. There is a groove around the circumference where the sperical terminal meets the bar. The other end of the bar is not spherical but curves downwards (or upwards) and has two rounded notches. Length 25.9mm, diameter of spherical end 10.76mm, thickness of bar 4.6mm, width of bar 8.1mm, weight 7.4g. The surface is abraded and pitted. There are traces of a brown patina but most of the object is covered in light green corrosion product.
Created on: Friday 6th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-BC98A7
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A bent, incomplete Roman spoon handle cast in copper alloy (4th century AD). The handle has a pointed terminal that has been bent round on itself through c. 90 ninety degrees in the past; it has also suffered a lateral bend. Beyond the circular-sectioned handle is twisted, going through six/seven turns. Closer to the junction of bowl and handle the handle flattens and adopts a rectangular cross-section. The junction element is narrower (2.7mm) and thicker (up to 4.0mm). It expands again slightly, to a thickness of 5.85mm, this short section featuring a shallow semicircular removal upp…
Created on: Friday 6th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: WMID-AE6D12
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper-alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch. Only the upper part of the head remains, consisting of three worn shovel-shaped wings, one at the top of the head, the other two to either side of the head. The central square plate of the plate is decorated with a series of double inverted V's giving the appearance of arrows. The regularity of these motifs makes it likely that they were punched rather than inscised. This decoration runs around the central square plate and there is also a line of the same type of decoration which runs across the widest part of each wing, …
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 5th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-AD5B04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings were originally tubular, but the outer face is abraded. Both terminals of the wings are abraded, but one may have a trace of an original edge suggesting it did not have wing caps. The pin, axis bar and spring is missing. The bow head is slightly hump-like in profile with a rounded triangular section before tapering towards the bow which is has a slender elongated oval section. Only a small portion of the bow remains before it is broken. The break is not recent. The bow head and bow is undecorated. The brooch has an abraded s…
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 9th August 2010
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Record ID: BH-AB2184
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy mount of probable Medieval date. The head of the mount is rectangular in plan and of thin section. The upper surface bears a symmetrical pattern of moulded spirals, the recessed areas containing possible traces of a dark blue enamel infill, the raised areas having been gilded. At the centre of the reverse is an integral rivet of sub-rectangular section. This rivet has been bent downwards and its point hammered flat. The mount measures 18.6mm long, 6.4mm wide and 1.3mm thick (6.3mm including the rivet). The weight is 1.44g. The form of th…
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 13th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A9F056
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical but are incomplete and abraded. The wings terminate with a perforated wing cap, however one cap is incomplete. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The wings are decorated with vertical linear grooves. The bowhead is slightly hump-like in profile and is sub-triangular in section. The bow head is decorated with a high-relief vertical ridges which descends down the bow. The bow tapers slightly and is broken, but this break is not recent. The surface of the brooch has an incomplete blue/green p…
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 9th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A9C6B2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a possible copper alloy vessel rim. The rim in profile is generally flat, as is the portion of the flange remaining. The exterior edge is slightly thickened and has a rectangular platform on the upper surface. otherwise the edges of the fragment are all broken but not recently. The surfaces have a well developed dark green patina. It measures 35.19mm long across the rim, 17.2mm wide from the rim to the broken edge opposite and the rim is 1.84mm thick. It weighs 4.2g. The vessel in profile suggests it was a plate, rather than a dish or bowl. The condition of t…
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 5th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A97452
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a possible copper alloy vessel rim. The rim in profile is flat, alomst flush with the body of the vessel. The exterior edge is abraded, therefore a possible fillet does not remain. The flange of the vessel is decorated with three moulded ridges forming concentric rings, which are also concave on the underside. The edges, fragment are all broken or abraded, but not recently. The surfaces have a well developed dark green patina. It measures 90.8mm long across the rim, 33.88mm wide from the rim to the broken edge opposite and the rim is 1.81mm thick. It weighs 18.8g. …
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 5th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A887D3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The leg is from a cast copper alloy cooking vessel. In plan it is an elongated rectangle, with a broken upper edge. The upper two thirds of the leg has a rectangular hollow which appears to have been originally a hollow leg, therefore forming a 'u' shaped section. The lower third of the leg is solid and has a vertical rib on the exterior face. In profile the leg is straight. The surface has traces of a mottled mid blue/green coloured patina otherwise it is corroded and abraded. The leg measures 89.38mm tall, 35.4mm wide across the foot and 12.78mm thick. It weighs 103.5g. …
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 5th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A86A72
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A body and base fragment of a cast copper alloy cooking vessel. The fragment is a sub-rectangle in plan, with all the edges being broken. The breaks are not recent. The lower portion of the fragment is slightly curved in profile which begins to form the base. In profile the fragment is thicker at this curve of the body and base rather than the vessel wall and base. The surfaces are worn and smooth. The surface of the fragment has a dark grey, almost black coloured patina. The fragment measures 50.84mm wide, 29.79mm tall and 3.17mm thick. It weighs 15.1g. It is uncertain …
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 5th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A84C46
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper alloy cooking vessel rim. The rim is a sub 'n' in section which flares outwards slightly. The only original edge is the rim, the other edges of the fragment are all broken, but not recently. The external surface has horizontal striations and traces of a black sooty deposit. The interior is a more smooth surface. The fragment measures 30.28mm wide, and 38.57mm long from the rim to the lower edge. It weighs 22g. The shape of the rim suggests this was probably a type of cooking vessel. It is uncertain what type of …
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 9th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A7AE28
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy strap mount. In plan the mount has an oval shaped body with an integral sub-oval knop at either end. Each knop has a rivet hole which has the remains of a copper alloy rivet in each. The mount is decorated with a block of transverse grooves on the body. The body and knops are domed in profile. The reverse of the body is hollow. The surface of the mount has a dark green/grey patina. The mount measures 19.71mm long, 9.09mm wide and 5.83mm thick. It weighs 1.3g. Egan and Pritchard (Egan G. and Pritchard F. 2002 Dress Accessories Boydell Press) illustr…
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 9th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A76F71
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy strap fitting: hooked mount. The body of the mount is sub-oval in plan with a double collar at the base and an integral semi-circular sectioned hook which leads from the collar. Suspended from the collar is a flat trefoil with three sub-circular openwork holes, one in each leaf of the trefoil. Protruding from the upper edge ofthe mount body is an inegral knop which has a rivet hole which is filled by the remains of an iron rivet. The mount is domed in profile, and the body on the reverse is hollow. Across the body there is a thin copper alloy plate riveted on it be…
Created on: Thursday 5th August 2010
Last updated: Monday 9th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-9D1853
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Medieval strap end, rectangular with a slightly rounded lower end and central pointed knop. It has two circular perforations at each corner with a concave upper edge.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: WAW-9B4883
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An impersonal or personal cast lead or lead alloy seal matrix. The matrix is a fragment of a flat-baked type which is possibly originally oval in plan. The upper face of the matrix is flat and undecorated. The underside of the matrix has a legend which reads 'WIh'. The matrix measures 19.15mm long, 11.84mm wide, 2.66mm thick. It weighs 2.2g. The surface of the matrix has a mid grey cracked patina. Harvey and McGuinness (1996 A Guide to British Medieval Seals British Library and Public Record Office) suggest that small circular based seal matrices were in use in the 13th ce…
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 12th April 2013
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Record ID: BERK-995D76
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy early-medieval terminal, possibly the end of a knife handle, with a fragment of silver wire decoration. It bears traces of silvering which suggests it dates to the 11th or 12th Century AD; at first viewing it appeared to be 16th or 17th Century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 24th June 2015
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Record ID: HAMP-98A9F2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A bent copper-alloy sheet mount plausibly of medieval date. The sheet is sub-rectangular with cusping at one end formed by two small triangular nicks. There is a small perforation in from this terminal . The other end is squared off. The sides are not entirely straight. The sheet has been bent twice, from one side and then more exaggeratedly from the other. It has a variable mid-green patina with some patched of off-white corrosion product in places. This may be a plate from a strap-fitting from something like a strap-end although it is difficult to be certain.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 5th August 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-97E488
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded and incomplete double-looped cast copper-alloy buckle of post-medieval date. One loop survives and has an angled edge. Central on the upper surface is a groove for the (missing) pin. The upper surface is bevelled externally, bevelling echoed internally on the lower. The object has been broken and seemingly twisted at the pin bar. For buckles of similar form see Whitehead (1996, 55). This example is corroded with a variable dark-green surface.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-97C9D3
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy Post-medieval token circa 17th-18th Century. On the obverse four pellets posibly within an oblong; reverse indistinct but appears to be pellets and lines.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-977777
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy post Medieval finger sealing ring ( signet ring) oval in shape with shoulders on either side the internal width being 17.90mm. The ring consists of a reverse engraved bezel bearing a lion rampant -facing right - which when used on wax produces the image facing left. The lion is within a border of either beads or, more probably, small roundals or bezants i.e. "bezantee". It is possible that there is a collar around the lion's neck.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-96A6E8
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy thimble with hand-punched holes, of the 'beehive' style and dating to between AD 1350-1450. The thimble is now mishapped. It is double skinned and tonsured.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-94FFC5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead alloy token with probable date of 1745 and initials D E on the obverse. On the reverse there is a five petalled flower.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-94C035
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy Post-medieval token, decorated with cross hatching on one side and a long cross on the other. Pierced centrally.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-94B6F7
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A novelty tobacco pipe tamper, probably of 19th century date. The tamper takes the form of a veiled female standing with her arms at her sides. Her legs are clasped by a winged phallus. On the back of the figure the buttocks are clearly visible.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: SUR-949242
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An annular object, flat on one side and rounded on the other. The object is asymmetrically cast and has encircling grooves, one thick and one thin.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-9489D5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy double oval medieval brooch which is irregular in shape and is flat on the reverse. This buckle dates from c. AD 1400 - 1600.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-9469A4
Object type: BUCKLE LOOP
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Medieval buckle, single looped with a narrowed and recessed bar but missing its pin. 13th to 15th century.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-943FB4
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A pair of Medieval copper alloy tweezers decorated with punches or roulettes decorating one of the blades. Now bent and in poor condition at the pincher ends.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Saturday 22nd June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-93F665
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-medieval lead alloy token. The obverse is somewhat indistinct but appears to have the letters "M" and "P", whilst on the Reverse there is a cross within a circle. These tokens generally date to the 18th century.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-93F4F1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of copper alloy mount with zoomorphic design. Iron corroded onto the reverse, obscuring much of the form.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2010
Last updated: Sunday 2nd June 2013
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Record ID: NARC-84F787
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy button. Cast in one piece. Domed head and long integral shaft with loop. Early 16th to early 17th century. 14mm long. cf Bailey, 1995 'Detector Finds', page 19, no.12
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-8435B0
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment (approximately 20%) of a crotal bell. Sunburst patterning visible on either side of the central ridge. The bell is typical of 16th and 17th century AD bells.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 11th October 2010
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Record ID: NARC-834EB4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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A copper alloy die-stamped two-piece livery button with separate brazed/soldered suspension device. Silver plated face. Circular in plan, slightly convex. The front has a heralidic image of a stags head facing left rising from a twisted rope 'wreath'. Backmark reads 'DOUGHTY & Co/103 St MARTINS LANE LONDON'. Doughty and Co were producing livery buttons in the 19th century. 28mm in diameter. The suspension loop is 3mm in diameter.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-82FB98
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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Fragment of cast copper alloy vessel. D-shaped in section with part of the thin vessel body remaining. It is uncertain what type of vessel this rim comes from, but Egan (Egan G. 1998 The Medieval Household Daily Living c. 1150-c.1450 Museum of London, London, The Stationary Office) comments that commonly used cooking vessels in the Medieval period include skillets, ewers, and cauldrons. These cooking vessels, according to Geake, date from the mid 13th to 16th centuries. Butler, Green and Payne (Butler, R., Green, C. and Payne, N. 2009 'Cast copper-alloy cooking vessels' Finds Re…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-7F12E8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a cast copper alloy Roman brooch. A Hod Hill brooch dating to the first century AD. All that survives are: the wings, (one of which is incomplete), the top of the bow and what appears to be part of the pin wrapped around the head of the brooch. There are two transverse grooves across the top of the bow. Length 25.4mm, width 19.07mm, thickness including pin 6.01mm, minimum thickness 2.54mm, weight 3.8g. The object is very abraded and there is what looks like rust on the front, at the top of the bow. The patina is dark green. cf 'A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hatt…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 1st November 2010
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Record ID: ESS-7F0F93
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman (4rd century) cast copper alloy cross bow brooch. There are damaged and incomplete wings at the head with a central slot for a missing hinged pin. The bow is a pronounced curve with a 'D' shaped cross section. The base of the bow has a raised collar before extending into the flat foot plate.Only a small amount of the foot survives. It is the shape of the bow combined with the flat foot gives the brooch an overall 'P' shaped profile. It is 41.71mm long, 20.67mm wide across the wings, 8.23mm wide across the bow, 25.17mm deep, 9.80mm thick and weighs 24.27 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th January 2011
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Record ID: SUR-7E30F2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An ansate, or equal-ended, brooch of middle Saxon date and complete save for the missing iron pin. The brooch has an arched bow and rounded terminals, both of which bear a cross within a circle. The designs are both crudely chip-carved.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
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Record ID: CORN-740B97
Object type: SPEARHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy leaf-shaped spearhead with broken blade and broken tapering socket, triangular in plan and oval in section. There is a hole in the side of the socket below the blade but this is not a peg hole or the remains of a side-loop, but the result of corrosion. There does appear to be a curved edge on one side of the socket at the edge of the break, which may be part of a peg hole, in which case it may date from the Penard phase (c.1250-1125 BC) which is at the end of the Middle Bronze Age and has some transitional artefacts, such as early pegged spearheads, or the…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 12th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6D5135
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy artefact, possibly a pendant of unknown date. It consists of a flat plate, almost a third of a circle in shape. From the centre of the circle, the metal extends into a rounded projection with an oval piercing in through it. The hole is very worn, suggesting the object has been suspended. The outer edge of the semi-circle tapers so that the metal is thinner; this edge may have been sharpened at some time. There is no decoration. The artefact has a patchy dark brown patina. It is 46.8mm long, 46.3mm wide and 2.2mm thick. It weighs 15.82gm. Given similarities to ESS-…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-6D3040
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy hooked tag of retangular shape and semi-circular section. The semi-circle is hollow and is closed off at both ends. It is decorated on the outside with an incised pattern consisting of four sets of lateral, double lines spaced at regular intervals with a double zig-zag line between each pair. At each end of the artfact is a short, flat extension; one is longer than the other and is pierced with two small holes for some kind of fastening, possibly rivets, but, if so, both of them are missing. There is a ferrous rivet remaining in place between the two holes and ano…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-6CBDF3
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A slightly corroded, complete post-medieval cast copper-alloy mount (c. 17th century). On the lower surface is a pair of spikes bent in the same direction, one of which extends beyond the body of the fitting. The mount is sub-oval in form with a broadly oval body with a pointed oval protrusion at each narrow end. The lugs are situated at the junctions of these protrusions with the main body. The visible surface, when fitted to a strap, has punched semi-circular patterns in three rows. The object has corroded to a coppery red-brown colour with overlying green deposits; traces of gilt s…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6CB5E6
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy pipe tamper in the shape of a sleeve with a cuff, from which projects a human wrist and hand grasping a stick or scroll. One end of the scroll has broken away and is missing; the remaining end tapers slightly away from the hand. The artefact has a light green patina. It is 50.9mm long, 35.7mm wide and 7.8mm thick. It weighs 17.59gm. Compare YORYM-C13371, SUR-48E9F2, NCL-798160 and SOMDOR-B383F7. Similar examples are illustrated on page 63 of Detector Finds by Bailey (1992). A Late Post Medieval to Modern date is suggested.
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6C7726
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy mount, probably dating from the 17th century, probably and furniture, box or casket fitting. It consists of a flat, ovoid plate, tapering slightly towards the top, with a semi-circular knop protruding from the centre of the broader end. The upper half of each side of the plate has two semi-circular cut outs. The body of the plate has a decoration of incised lines and punched crescents and annulets. The underside of the plate is plain. There are the remains of a single, small, copper alloy fastening rivet in the centre of the narrower, upper end of the plate. It ha…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6C2C05
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy cruciform mount probably dating from the medieval period. It is a circular frame with two of probably four arms projecting at the cardinal points. Two of the arms and a short section of the ring have broken away in antiquity and are missing. The ends of both remaining arms have also broken, but they have the remains of a small circular hole to take a fastening rivet at the end of each. One arm is longer than the other. There is no observable decoration, but there are traces of gilding on both upper and lower surfaces. The mount is 32.9mm long, 27.6mm wide and 8.3m…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6BEF21
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Romano-British copper alloy terret ring of the strap-mounted type. There is a heavy, ovoid ring of rectangular section from one side of which projects a rectangular loop. There is a shallow wide groove along the centre of the oval loop. The artefact is either crudely made or has been damaged at a later date, as the loop is somewhat off-centre from the ring. The terret has a light green colour where it is corroded, but a glossy deep green patina surviving in places. It is 40mm long, 33.5mm wide and 13.7mm thick. It weighs 13.39gm. A number of terret rings of similar design may be fou…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st October 2014
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Record ID: ESS-6ABBD3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. A hinged head enamelled brooch dating to the 2nd century AD. The centrepiece is a flat lozenge with panels of enamelling (now missing). It would have two terminals but one has broken off. The remaining terminal is long and is separated from the centrepiece by a sub-rounded collar. The terminal ends with a zoomorphic head with indented dot and circle eyes. The pin is missing, and the probable hinge is missing also. The object is abraded. It has a dark green patina but is almost completely covered by a light green corrosion product. Length 3…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 27th April 2015
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Record ID: BERK-6B4864
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy medieval shield-shaped harness mount. The shield is 'heater' shaped and traces of a diamond shaped heraldic border survive on the inner face of the shield but the decoration is too worn for any further information or identification. Originally these designs would have been enamelled but this has now worn away. An integrally cast pointed copper alloy stud projects from the reverse of the mount for attaching the mount to a leather strap. 13th - 14th Century.
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-6B34A3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper alloy sub-rectangular buckle, with a drilled frame for a separate spindle. Only a small fragment of one of the outer arms survives. Dating to the late 17th to early 18th century.
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-6B2924
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy / pewter spoon bowl. The bowl is oval in plan with a pointed tip. It is broken where the stem would have joined the bowl. This type of spoon dates from the 17th - 18th centuries.
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6B21B2
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One plate from a cast, copper alloy strap end, probably of the later medieval period, dating from 1250 -1400AD. The remaining plate is rectangular, one of the narrow ends having two V-shaped cut-outs. At this end there is also a copper alloy fastening rivet which remains in place. The plate has a dark green patina. It is 29.8mm long, 15.5mm wide and 8.7mm thick. It weighs 1.72gm. Strap ends of similar construction in Dress Accssories have been found in 14th century contexts.
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6AEB91
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy bar mount of the medieval period, dating from 1350-1450AD. It consists of a plain metal strip, slightly wider at the ends and in the middle, one end of which is bent double and fastened to the centre of the strip with a copper alloy rivet to form the pendant loop. The opposite end also carries the remains of a copper alloy rivet which would have been used for fastening to the strap. The mount has a dark green patina. It is 39.4mm long, 5.6mm wide and 12.6mm thick. It weighs 2.1gm. Compare to the very similar but smaller example in Dress Accessories (1191).
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6AA6E1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy, annular brooch of the medieval period, dating from 1250 - 1400 AD. The frame is triangular in section, tapering inwards from the outer edge to the inner edge of the circle (the inner edge is bevelled). The degree of taper is greater on the underside. The frame narrows to accommodate the collared, copper alloy pin, which remains in place. There is no decoration visible. A brooch of similar design, though of silver, not copper alloy, may be found illustrated in Griffiths, D., Philpott. and Egan, G., Meols. The Archaeology of the North West Wirral Coast , page150, n…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6A4C70
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy, Late Anglo-Saxon single loop buckle dating from 900 - 1100 AD. The buckle frame is D shaped. The outer edge of the loop has a protruding, zoomorphic pin rest in the shape of a flattened animal's head. There are two citcular depressions representing the ears, two short, angled grooves representing the eyes and a transverse groove delineating the nose. There is a small depression in the back of the head to take the pin. The pin is missing. The buckle has a dark green patina. It is 22.7mm long, 22.5mm wide and 3.2mm thick. It weighs 3.29gm. Similar examples on the d…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 12th June 2014
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Record ID: WAW-6A1E22
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy strap fitting; decorative mount. In plan the mount is sub-circular. The centre of the mount is domed and has a moulded collar at the apex and a concentric ridge along the border. The reverse of the mount is undecorated and is hollow. There are two fragments of integral, oval sectioned studs. The surface of the mount is has an incomplete grey patina with patches of red copper corrosion. The mount is 15.83mm long, 14.78mm wide and 5.82mm thick. It weighs 1.6g. The mount probably dates to the Post Medieval period as a comparison of the style and surfac…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6A0884
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of the handle from a cast, copper alloy vessel of probably medieval date. It is oval in section and bends sharply through more than 90 degrees to a broader and slightly flattened end point where it would have been attached to the body of the vessel. It is plain, without any decoration and has a dark, almost black, patina. It is 40.4mm long, 35.8mm wide and 15.9mm thick. It weighs 46.46gm. It could have ben mounted horizontally on a vessel such as a dripping tray, or vertically on a cauldron or similar. It could be similar to vessel 2104, plate 31 in Meols (2007).
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-69BD25
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a leg from a cast, copper alloy cooking pot or similar vessel of the medieval or post-medieval period, dating from 1250-1600AD. It is D-shaped in section, the back being flat and plain. The lower part of the leg flares out into a semi-circle in which there are three broad grooves, giving the impression of a toed or clawed foot. The central groove continues up the remaining length of the leg. The leg has a light green patina. It is 57.9mm long, 37.3mm wide and 26.9mm thick. It weighs 141.8gm.
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-6950F5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy mount, of Post Medieval to modern date. It is rectangular in shape, with rounded corners, and is in two separate parts, a decorated upper portion and a plain base plate. The upper portion is stepped: there is a narrow, flat edge within which is a border of raised ropework pattern. This is made up of alternating broad and narrow transverse strands. Above this is a plain rectangle, in the centre of which is a raised circular rim, through which protrudes the end of a copper alloy rivet of oval section, connecting the two sections together. This does not penetrate the…
Created on: Monday 2nd August 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: ESS-2F6C63
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Post-Medieval mount, 17th century. The mount consists of a central convex element, oval in plan. At each end is a fan-shaped terminal with grooves. On the rear are two integral lugs, both broken. Length 42.51mm, width 17.65mm, thickness 4.69mm, weight 8.6mm. The object has a smooth surface. There is some damage to the surface and some wear around the egdes. It has a very dark brownish green patina with light green corrosion product on the reverse and in the damaged areas. Ref: Read, 2001 'Metal Artefacts of Antiquity' Fig 21, no.308
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-2E8968
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
unidentified object, 14mm in diameter and 18mm long, and weighs 5.23 grams. The object is spherical with a short shaft protruding from each end, one of which is possibly the remains of a loop.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 18th August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-2E4460
Object type: EWER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy ewer spout, 63mm long, 17mm wide and 17mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs44.10grams. The object is in the form of a dogs head which has a ridge running between raised ears. The spout itself is a cylinder protruding from the dogs mouth and behind its head the object is curved with half of its surface cut away and tapering to a point.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-2E2121
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early post medieval lead alloy token 26mm in diameter and 2mm thick . The object is in fair condition and weighs 2.85grams. The object has a surface decorated with capital letters I B separated by a vertical line.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd May 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-2E0637
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early post medieval lead alloy token 23mm in diameter and 3mm thick . The object is in fair condition and weighs 9.45grams. The object has a surface decorated with a capital M possibly with a dot or star above.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-2DEAA2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead alloy token 30mm in diameter and 3mm thick . The object is in fair condition and weighs 19.22grams. The object has a surface decorated with a pattern of 13 radiating ridges.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2DE597
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy fitting dating to the medieval period. The object is in the shape of a modern-day wing-nut, having a circular frame in the middle and a projectin arm to either side with upward curving terminal. Each terminal is faceted to depict an abstract beasts-head looking upwards. The beast resembles a dog. The frame is rectangular in cross-section.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 24th November 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-2DD797
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead alloy token 24mm in diameter and 3mm thick . The object is in fair condition and weighs 9.24grams. The object has a surface decorated with a raised voided cross and possibly a matching chevron in each quarter.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2DD746
Object type: CLASP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper alloy book clasp. The clasp has a rectangular body of sheet metal with a small hooked tab at one end. There is a rivet hole in the centre near the tab end. The body is decorated with a circle of punched triangles in the centre. To the tab end are three large triangles and a series of transversely punched ribs. There are two concentric circles to the right of the central one. Book-clasps bearing similar decorative motifs (punched ring and dot, the incised 'pheons') can be found illustrated in Crummy (1998, 68; e.g. ref. 2993). These examples are given a 17t…
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 24th November 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2DB901
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy seal matrix. The matrix has a circular face and a faceted tapering shaft with a collared loop at the apex. The face is worn, but in the centre is a fleur-de-lis with a legend surrounding it. The legend is very worn, but may read: +LOVEM[ ]?AM?D?LN.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 24th November 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-2DA517
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead alloy token or button? 27mm in diameter and 4mm thick . The object is in fair condition and weighs 20grams. The object has a surface decorated with a wheel like design of 8 lines radiating from a central knop. The reverse is plain but has a patch of iron staining just off centre and the upper side has a frgament of iron showing through its central knop, suggesting it may have held an iron loop?
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2011
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Record ID: LIN-2D9D81
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead pilgrims ampulla. The ampulla has a circular chamber and a rectangular neck. There are no side loops, and no evidence of any breaks. One face is decorated with a shield with hatching. Below this on the chamber is another feint hatched area. The degree of wear makes description of the shield difficult. On the other face are two convex lines set vertically, with the curve facing inwards. The field between is hatched. There is a large circular hole punched through one face to release the contents.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 24th November 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2BBBB6
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead seal matrix. Only half of the seal remains. The seal is vesica shaped and undecorated on the reverse. The face of the seal is decorated with a fleur-de-lis with a pellet in each angle. The surrounding inscription reads: [ ]IE FIL' GI[ ], meaning '(seal of [name]ie son/daughter of ?Gilbert.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-2BA3B7
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Saxon strap end. The strap end is tongue shaped but missing its attachment end. The body is openwork and the reserved metal depicts what are probably two elongated beasts shown in profile with tail swirling back on itself. This motif is visible on both sides. The strap end has a green-reddish patina.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 28th March 2014
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Record ID: LEIC-2A8C92
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval? lead weight, 53mm long, 27mm wide and 12mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 68.14grams. The object is oval in form and section and has a raised edge. It is probably a net weight which is missing a loop as the upper edge has been turned to enclose something.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-280DB4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval? copper alloy object, 21mm long, 9mm wide and 3mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 2.86grams. The object is crescentic in form and rectangular in section and is damaged at both ends. It has one narrow end which appears to be angled upwards, either by damage or design. Its surface is decorated with an incised border which contains a series of diagonal incised lines creating a striped effect. Its other end is partially complete and curves inwards forming a corner against the inner curve. This then disappears into a broken edge cutting across the object. At firs…
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 1st December 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-27BD55
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval? copper alloy mount, 53mm long 13mm wide and 3mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 8.02grams. The object is rectangular in form and section and consists of a long strip which slightly widens at one end, which is broken. Next to this is an area which is slightly raised and is decorated with at least three raised bands. The object terminates with a flat slightly raised ridge. It has three fixing rivets, two in the widest part which contain iron. The object may be strapping for a box, a book binding or a stiffening plate.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-1F8613
Object type: BELT LOOP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval rectangular iron belt loop/slide decorated with four ribs.
Created on: Thursday 29th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-1F0843
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy annular buckle with a broken axis bar and missing pin, with an internal diameter of 29.27mm.
Created on: Thursday 29th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-1E61E6
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy ingot or piece of waste, the period is uncertain however it could be Bronze Age, Roman, Medieval or Post Medieval in origin.
Created on: Thursday 29th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-1950C2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy hooked mount, probably Post-Medieval in date. The attachment end element is 23.1mm wide and has four rivet holes (rivets are missing), a central knop and a crescentic end edge. It joins to the central element which is sub-circular, 19.76mm wide tapering to 7.57mm wide. The central element is decorated with a raised floral design. The central element is separated from the hooked element by a 12.95mm wide band with two transverse grooves. The hook is formed of a plain stem 6.38mm wide which has been bent backwards. The length of the entire object is 66.9mm. It varies i…
Created on: Thursday 29th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: NARC-056C95
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of cast copper alloy trilobed buckle frame. 1550-1650. Closest parallel can be seen in Whitehead 'Buckles 1250-1800', fig.398, page 65.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-052F75
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy line weight of Roman to Post Medieval date (1st to 17th Centuries AD). The weight is spherical in shape. The central hole is broadly circular and is positioned centrally. The internal diameter measures 6.36mm. There is the remnants of the casting spike as a small raised knop on one side. The weight measures 14.09mm in length and has a diameter of 16.23mm. It weighs 16.7 grams. It is mid to light grey colour, with an even patina. It has signs of being abraded and rolled in the plough soil. This type of weight has been in use fo…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: NARC-04FE68
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy double-loop buckle. 1550-1650. Subtle trilobed knop with two lobed knops at symmetrical points on the outer edge of each loop, positioned centrally. Lobed knop at either end of the strap bar. Very corroded, although there is evidence that there may have been decorative rosettes positioned symmetrically around the frame. Similar example in Whitehead 'Buckles 1250-1800', fig. 415, page 67.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: ESS-04DF78
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-Medieval cast lead token. 17th or 18th century. One face shows a stylised fleur-de-lis. The other face has the issuer's initials 'I O'. Diameter 16.45mm, thickness 3.52mm, weight 5.6mm. The object has cream-coloured patina.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-04D9E3
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a Medieval cast lead pilgrim's ampulla. This is a fragment from the front of an ampulla which has a hatched design. The object is very bent and uneven. Part of one of the handles is present, bent backwards. The object has a cream-coloured patina. Dated circa AD1175-1530. Length 34.46mm, thickness 1.23mm, width 22.56mm, weight 10.2g. cf Spencer, B, 1990 'Salsisbury and South Wiltshire Museum Catalogue, Part 2', pages 59-62.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-04D590
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy harness pendant. A quatrefoil pendant bearing a heraldic design: a gilt lion passant guardant left within a gilt square. The field enclosed by the square is blue enamel. From each side of the square protrudes a gilt fleur-de-lis on a red enamel field. The suspension loop is at 90 degrees to the face and part of the top of it is missing. Width 32.66mm, length 42.58mm, thickness 3.36mm (excluding suspension loop), weight 13.2g. The reverse face is abraded and covered by light green corrosion product. There is an identical one illustrated …
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-042D46
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gilded cast copper alloy harness pendant. 13th or 14th century in date. A rectangular pendant with a suspension loop turned at 90 degrees. The entire face is gilded. There is a central rivet hole with a copper alloy rivet in place. The face is decorated with a central lozenge superimposed onto a saltire cross. The field is punched annulets. The reverse is plain apart from the rivet and it has a dark green patina. Light green corrosion product covers much of the reverse and there are traces on the face. The edges have been damaged. Length 39.1mm, width 33mm, thickness 1.51mm,…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-0426E4
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy figurine of the Virgin Mary. This is a tall slender figurine of a standing woman. She is draped in a mantle which covers her head. The woman appears to be holding a book in her right hand. Her left hand is raised (possibly in a blessing) but is broken off. A small scar on the top of the head indicates a broken-off nimbus. Traces of gilding survive on the front and the back. The figurine is rectangular is section. The base is an integral triangular shank with a blunt point. The upper circumference of the shank is decorated with two horizontal grooves. The fa…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-03C3E2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy sub oval ring, with strap fitting, probably dating to the Early Iron Age, contemporary with Hallstatt C (800 BC to 400 BC). Approximately 50% of the harness fitting remains and consists of a semi circular strap loop attached to an incomplete sub oval ring, of which only the upper half remains. The strap loop is semi circular in plan, d-shaped in cross section and is 5.69mm thick. The ring is sub oval in plan, sub circular in cross section and 9.73mm thick. This artefact is unusually thick compared to more frequently recorded examples. …
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: NARC-03BB60
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Georgian fob seal. A copper alloy oval domed frame with gilded 'sunburst' ridged decoration. Small hole in the top due to corrosion. The dome is 20mm in length and 10mm deep, with a plain band around the outer edge. The glass matrix is seperate from the dome housing. It is a light amber colour. It has been cut oval, flat on one side and with 20 faces on the reverse side. A capital letter H is engraved on the flat side. Similar example can be seen at LVPL-ECD886.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-02EBD4
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy purse bar (Ward-Perkins Class A2) of late Medieval or early Post-Medieval date (1475 - 1550). The purse bar is approximately 20% complete and consists of a fragment of the arm and the terminal. The arm is sub-rectangular in both plan and cross section with an domed cylinder on the end. The attached terminal knop is missing. One remaining semi-circular integrally cast loop, with a central perforation (2.04mm diameter) is present on the lower edge of the surviving arm fragment. The loop measures 9.45mm length, 4.42mm width, and is 1.75mm thick. This would …
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 23rd February 2012
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Record ID: SUR-02C6E6
Object type: LOCK HOUSING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy padlock case. The case has prominent ridges running lengthwise along the cylinder. A line of punched zigzags fills the strip along the underside.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-02A637
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a double frame post medieval buckle. The frame has corner projections and an expansion on the surviving outer edge which contains the pin seating. The pin also survives. A groove runs along the outer edge. The original length was about 33mm.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-0283A3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An oval medieval buckle with an integral forked spacer. The frame has a projection on the outer edge which contains the pin seating hollow.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-021378
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A composite, hollow, biconical button made from two attached hemispheres. On the front is an engraved cinquefoil design. In the back are two blow-holes.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-01B844
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A biconical lead spindle whorl or weight, of uncertain, but probably post medieval date. There appear to be radiating grooves on the surfaces.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: NARC-0162E7
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-medieval crotal bell cast in copper alloy. The upper half is undecorated. The upper half has two sound holes 6mm in diameter. One is corroded. The two sound holes on the lower hemisphere that abut the central casting seam are slightly larger (6-7mm in diameter). They are joined together by a slot and are perpendicular to those on the upper half. Either side of the slot the lower half is decorated with a 'sunburst'-type pattern formed of four 'rays' of similar width. The rays are flanked by a sequence of diagonal lines - giving them a 'fern'-type appearance. On one side…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-015EB6
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A rectangular double frame buckle with expansions on the outer ends. Corrosion suggests the pin was of iron.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: NARC-0143C5
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late medieval to Early post-medieval small cast copper alloy foot from a cooking vessel such as a cauldron, posnet or skillet. The leg measures 26mm long by 20mm wide by 5mm thick and weighs 17g. It has a D-shaped ribbed cross-section, with rib running horizontally around the widest area. Vessels of the type associated with this style of foot have been broadly dated from the 14th century to the 18th.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-010D33
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A plain spherical copper alloy animal bell which has been filled with lead to create a weight. One of the upper holes has been enlarged from 8.84mm to 16.7mm to create a pouring hole.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-00F341
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A symmetrical double-ended harness link of mid to late 11th century or later date, with a central rounded swelling. The link is now slightly arched in side view.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th June 2011
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Record ID: NARC-00EB72
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy leg of cauldron with mid-rib running vertically from the indent of the foot to the top of the broken leg. There are also three parallel vertical ribs on each side of the leg. The leg has an unsymetrical flat and flanged foot that is triangular in section. The foot seems to have been roughly cast and damanged through use. The foot is 36mm wide at the break, and tapers outwards to 50mm at the base. The base is 31mm deep. The foot is 46mm high. Similar legs have been found in East Devon, Cornwall and Lancashire, but not attached to dateable cauldrons, though…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-008F27
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small barrel-shaped bar mount from a belt or strap. The central element is incised with a grid of lines. The mount has a pair of projecting lobes, both rivetted.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-002274
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy D-shaped buckle of 14th century date. The buckle has an elongated outer frame with a central knop and a recessed bar. Technically, it belongs in a D-shaped family of buckles, but the elongated outer frame gives it a more circular appearance in plan.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-FFEBF5
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Post-Medieval badge or mount. The badge depicts an anthropomorphised crescent moon clasping a six-pointed sun or star. The reverse has two pointed lugs for attachment. The outside of the moon has a perforated tab for some for of attachment. A similar artefact is recorded as NARC-7D1DB1, which further notes: The sun and moon were emblems of Christ and the Virgin Mary respectively (Spencer 1990, 104) and it is thus possible that there is a religious significance to this artefact. However, the sun and moon were also used heraldically (for example, the…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: PUBLIC-F1F906
Object type: TAP KEY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A fragment of a post medieval solid cast copper-alloy barrel tap handle. The object consists of the full top bar of the T section and approximately 10mm of the vertical section before terminating in an old break. The underside of the top bar is slightly curved on either side of the vertical section causing the top bar to have flared ends. It is 18th-19th century in date.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Sunday 2nd December 2012
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Record ID: WMID-F01246
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy bow brooch of Developed T-Shaped type. The lower part of the bow is missing. The semi-cylindrical wings would once have held a hinged pin. These have piereced plates at either end to hold the pin bar, although both of these have broken. The wings are situated immediately below the bow, almost at a right angle to the bow. The brooch is simply decorated, with two linear depressions running down the length of the bow and a linear depression on the wings, either side of the bow. The bow is oval in section. What remains of the brooch measures 25.45 mm long and 27.35 mm
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-EEEF25
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast, lead alloy spindle whorl of medieval date.It is worn, but there are faint traces of raised ribs and pellets on both faces. The median band is broad and pronounced. There is a small rectangular indentation within the wall of the central hole. It is 27.2mm in diameter and 12mm thick. It weighs 39.7gm.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-EE4386
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A copper-alloy bow brooch. The brooch is an early hinged Aucissa type, with a broadly arching bow and tube for the hinged pin which is formed from the top of the bow folded back over the head. The brooch tapers towards the bottom of the bow where the foot curves out away from the bow. There is no separate foot knob, but there is a peg for attachment of one. The slight remains of the catchplate can be seen on the reverse of the foot. The front of the bow is decorated with a simple raised rib.There is also a lateral line of decoration running across the head. The brooch measures 57 mm l…
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-EE3E23
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy trumpet brooch fragment of the second century. The object is 21mm long, 10mm wide, 5mm thick and weighs 2.10g.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2013
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Record ID: SWYOR-EE2AE3
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A lead alloy, shield shaped trade weight probably dating from 1350-1500AD. It is an 8oz weight. It is of the standard crowned-lis design, which is more common in the North. The design is an open crown above a fleur-de-lis all within a raised border. It is 64.4mm long, 51.7mm wide and 10.4 mm thick. It weighs 225gm. Shield shaped weights are discussed in Biggs and Withers (2000) and similar examples can be seen on page 40. Some of these weights may have continued to be used into the 17th century.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-EDB7C3
Object type: NAIL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy nail of uncertain date. It is sub-rectangular in section and has a round, flat head. It is slightly bent and measures 52.3 mm long.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2011
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Record ID: SWYOR-ED1784
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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Part of a cast, copper alloy, Roman strap fitting. It consists of a rectangular bar with a rounded upper surface, which bends at ninety degrees at each and to form a rectangular loop. The ends of the short sides are each connected to the inturned ends of a kidney shaped loop similar to those on Roman buckles, except that on buckles, there has to be a gap or a bar between the inward pointing terminals for the pin. The inturned terminals on this example are joined as they curve into the middle, and then they continue away from each other again and come to points. They are bevelled makin…
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: DEV-EC6D06
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Postmedieval lead weight. Roughly circular in plan, with parts of the edge being slightly flattened through damage. Flat surface with a number of uneven scrapes.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2011
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Record ID: DEV-EC6326
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Postmedieval lead weight. The weight is rectangular in plan with rounded edges. The centre of the weight is slightly indented and contains two circular stamps with lines radiating around the circumference-possibly representing the sun. One of the stamps is partially obscured due to damage.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: DEV-EC5204
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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Postmedieval copper alloy mount. The mount is rectangular with an ornate terminal knop at each end. On the reverse are three lugs; one at each end and one in the centre.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2011
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Record ID: SWYOR-EB86E7
Object type: SUNDIAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast, copper alloy base plate and gnomon from a post medieval sundial, probably dating from 1600 - 1700 AD. The sundial is a horizontal dial, designed to be placed on a plinth rather than mounted on a wall. The plate is probably square (though two edges are missing) with a fine pattern of engraved concentric circles defining the dial. There are three central circles, each of a single line, and two outer circles, each of a double line. Between the inner and outer circles are radial divisions of different sizes to delineate the hours. Between the two outer circles are Roman numerals f…
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 7th September 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-EB55E0
Object type: BELT MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval copper alloy belt mount of the early 12th century. The mount has openwork decoration depicting a lion passant guardant. The object is in the style of a buckle plate, but there is no visible means of attachment for a buckle loop, so it seems its purpose was purely decorative. There are four attachment holes in the corners, in one of which is a rivet. The object has a dark brown patina, with some green corrosion, is 31mm long, 22mm wide, 4mm thick and weighs 6.96g.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-E9D928
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Roman copper alloy Hod Hill brooch fragment, 37mm long, 15mm wide and 5mm thick. The brooch is in fair condition and weighs 3.47grams. The fragment represents the lower half of the brooch and its reverse is mostly the remains of the catchplate. The foot is very worn and sub triangular, this sits below a decorative bow which has a central rounded protrusion broken up by horizontal depressions. Above this, part of the head of the brooch is present and is decorated with three vertical linear depressions. The whole brooch has a dark grey patina which is worn in places to reveal a reddish body.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-E948E8
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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A cast copper alloy medieval to post medieval figure of eight buckle (1485-1600). The buckle is similar in style to the type IIIC-61 from part 7 of Marshall's Buckles Through The Ages but with the addition of incised decorative cuts around the whole upper surface. The decoration has file marks that were probably executed post casting. The surface has now deteriorated to a rough dark green and brown patina.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-E816F5
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wrexham
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A cast copper alloy Bronze Age axe fragment. With slightly flared blade tips, the body expands such that this fragment is probably be from a socketed axe, rather than the gentler expanding/narrower blade section on that of a flat axe or palstave. Therefore we may place this axe fragment as probable late Bronze Age (1200-750BC) The surface is heavily corroded with a now rough dark brown patina. There are no signs of wear/use.
Created on: Tuesday 27th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-DE1F41
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy early post medieval knife end cap. The cap is sub-rectangular in plan and oval in section. The sides are decorated with a saltire within a low-relief rectangular border. One terminal has a vertical slot in the centre which has traces of the iron blade. The surface of the cap is heavily abraded. It measures 14.36mm in length, 12.02mm in width, is 10.09mm thick and weighs 8.6g. End-caps such as this example are dated to the 16th century (Geake, H. 2001 Finds Recording Guide 1.1 unpublished).
Created on: Monday 26th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: NCL-D87D48
Object type: TAP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead-alloy tap of the Post-Medieval period, c. 1600-1750. The tap is small with a tubular body and a zoomorphic spout. An upright cylinder in the centre of the tap would have taken a tap key, now missing. See also BERK-E26C94, where it is speculated as the tap for a decorated ewer or some other tabletop vessel rather than a larger storage vessel.
Created on: Monday 26th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 26th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-D67DA3
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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A cast copper alloy cup weight possible bullion weight, probably Medieval to Late Medieval. Possibly part of a set, this is quite crude in manufacture and was possibly home made. There are several punched dots around the rim that act as decoration. There is no idication of suggested weight. There is a slight indentation in one part of the cup wall, this may have been a casting flaw. This cup weight measures 28.96mm diameter and is 10.83mm high. It weighs 24.8gms.
Created on: Monday 26th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 26th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-D60F73
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Terminal from the handle of a pewter spoon dating to the post-medieval period, circa 1650-1750. The terminal is lozenge shaped and the handle tapers to the break. The handle is flat and decorated on one side with a perimeter of springs of foliage. The lozenge shaped terminal is decorated with a laureate and draped adult male bust facing right. The spoon handle is similar to one found at Buscot, Oxfordshire, recorded on the PAS database as SUR-CDD295.
Created on: Monday 26th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 26th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-98F412
Object type: SCABBARD FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A copper alloy scabbard chape dating to the late medieval or early post medieval period. The chape is triangular in plan with two arms extending up the side to grasp the scabbard. Both arms have a rivet hole at the top. There is another hole in the centre of the main body near the top. There is a moulded knop at the point at the base.
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Friday 23rd July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-96EDE3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
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A copper-alloy tankard handle dating to the late Iron Age or Roman period, circa 50 BC to 200 AD. The handle is openwork, arched and comprises three large loops. The central loop is circular in plan and oval in cross-section with the wider side aligned to the front of the handle. To either side of the central loop separating from the adjacent loops is a moulded sub-oval rib. The adjacent loops are tear-drop shaped in plan (oval with one pointed end), and circular in cross-section. These two loops are slightly smaller in diameter than the central one. Just beyond the point o…
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 29th March 2011
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Record ID: LIN-969E73
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete cast copper-alloysimple one-piece brooch. The brooch has a coiled head with internal chord, leading into a comma shaped bow. The bow is slender, oval in cross-section and terminates with a triangular catchplate. There is iron corrosion in the centre of the coil suggesting that an iron pin was once contained within it.
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Friday 23rd July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8A6006
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy stud. The stud head is a very slightly domed circle in plan. The head is decorated with a high-relief rim. The reverse of the head is slightly hollow and has an integral square sectioned shank protruding from the centre. The shank is tapers to a sharp point. The surface of the stud has a mottled brown and green patina. It measures 17.51mm long, 20.53mm diameter and weighs 2.6g. The stud probably dates to the Post Medieval period. It may be a furniture or household stud due to the square sectioned shank. Margeson (Margeson, S.…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8A4D85
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy stud. The stud head is a slightly domed circle in plan. The reverse of the head is hollow and has an integral square sectioned shank protruding from the centre. The shank is tapers to a sharp point. The surface of the stud has patches of a mottled brown and blue/green patina. It measures 13.37mm long, 16.47mm diameter and weighs 2.6g. The stud probably dates to the Post Medieval period. It may be a furniture or household stud due to the square sectioned shank. Margeson (Margeson, S. 1993 Norwich Households; Medieval and Post Medieval F…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8A2268
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A cast copper double looped oval shaped buckle. The loops are undecorated, but the outer edge is obliquely angled. The loops expand slightly in width towards the apex. The reverse is undecorated, but is also obliquely angled on the interior edge. The strap bar is narrowed, and is semi-circular in section. In profile the buckle forms a very wide 'V' shape with the strap bar forming the apex. The pin is missing. The buckle frame has mid green patina. The buckle measures 22.48mm long and 17.88mm wide. It weighs 2.4g. Egan and Pritchard (2002 Dress Accessories Boyd…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-8A0B81
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A cast copper alloy strap end spacer fragment. Only the terminal and two short lengths of the spacer 'arms' remain. The terminal is moulded a knop with a collar. The collar is narrowed and forms a 'Y' shape in plan with the fragmentary arms. The arms are both broken but not recently. The surface is a matte mottled grey/green colour. The spacer is 18.5mm long and 16.81mm wide. It weighs 1.4g. Similar decorated spacers are illustrated in Egan and Pritchard (2002 Dress Accessories Boydell Press), for example Nos. 672 to 675 which date to the late 13th to mid 15th century.
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-89DFF1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper alloy cooking vessel rim. The rim is sub-semi circular in section with the straight edge forming the exterior of the wall. The only original edge is the rim, the other edges of the fragment are all broken, but not recently. The external surface has horizontal striations and the interior has a smooth shiny surface which is slightly pitted and scratched. The fragment measures 36.95mm wide across the rim and 43.81mm long from the rim to the lower edge. It weighs 39g. The shape of the rim suggests this was probably a type of co…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-89C823
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy cooking vessel foot/leg. In plan it is a trapezoid with rounded edges. The upper edge is a broken edge, which is not recent. In section the leg is semi-circular. The surface is abraded and has a mottled matte mid green/grey coloured patina. The leg measures 27.3mm tall, 27.93mm wide across the foot and 11.15mm thick. It weighs 31.6g. It is uncertain what type of vessel this leg comes from, but Egan (Egan G. 1998 The Medieval Household Daily Living c. 1150-c.1450 Museum of London, London, The Stationary Office) comments that com…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-89AF03
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy cooking vessel foot/leg. In plan it is an bulbous trapezoid with an asymmetrical trefoil shaped foot, probably a debased paw type. The upper edge is a broken edge, which is not recent. In section the leg is oval. The surface is abraded and has traces of a green patina and red copper corrosion. It also has patches of a black deposit which is probably a sooty/carbon deposit. The leg measures 35.93mm tall, 35.63mm wide across the foot and 19.25mm thick. It weighs 85.1g. It is uncertain what type of vessel this leg comes from, but Egan …
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-89A162
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy cooking vessel foot/leg. In plan it is an asymmetrical elongated trapezoid with a rounded foot and slightly narrowed 'ankle'. The upper edge is a broken edge, which is not recent. In section the leg is sub-triangular. In profile the leg is slightly angled backwards to the foot. The surface is abraded and has a mottled matte mid green/grey coloured patina. It also has patches of a black deposit which is probably a sooty/carbon deposit. The leg measures 45.8mm tall, 23.36mm wide across the foot and 7.97mm thick. It weighs 28.4g. It is uncert…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-7FCC37
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Iron bloomery slag. The fragment measures 34.03mm long by 29.37m wide and 12.87mm thick. It weighs 16.5 grams. The process of smelting iron ore to produce iron has not changed much from the Iron Age to the Medieval period, so this piece of bloomery slag could date from any time between the Iron Age (800 BC) to the Medieval Period (1500 AD).
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Saturday 26th February 2011
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Record ID: CORN-772885
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a cast copper alloy spur bar, bent in plan and hemispherical in section, and a figure-of-eight terminal at right angles to the bar, with three circular rivet holes in a row, to attach to the boot. The central rivet hole is penannular and looks as if it was never originally closed, but would still have functioned as an attachment element. Read (2001) illustrates a similar spur on page 65, Fig.41, No.501, which is dated to the 17th century. Bailey (2002) illustrates a similar spur terminal with an angled bar and three rivet holes on page 36, Fig.17, which is dated to the 17…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Monday 15th June 2015
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Record ID: CORN-76ECE6
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy sword belt fitting in the form of a ten-petalled fleuret, each with a central groove, divided down the middle by a bar with a rounded edge. Riveted on to the back of the bar is a suspension knop with a bifid projection, which may have held a hook from an opposing mount. The fleuret holds a central iron rivet still intact, which would have riveted on to the sword belt. Read (2001) illustrates a mount with a pendant fitting that was used to suspend a sword scabbard from a baldrick on page 42, Fig.25, No.364, and a mount with a fleuret in the same style on pa…
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-761BB1
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy sword belt fitting with tapering foliate decoration from a bifid projection and a trefoil terminal with a central iron rivet still intact. This fitting is part of a hooked mount which, along with two other hooked mounts, would have hooked through another mount with three integral suspension loops, thereby attaching the sword belt to the sword scabbard. This piece was riveted on to a leather strap or sling that suspended the scabbard. Read (2001) illustrates a similar hooked mount along with the associated parts of the belt hanger on page 43, Fig…
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-752096
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical, which terminate with perforated wing caps. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The wings are undecorated. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is slightly angular. It is sub semi-circular in section and has a rectangular cell which continues down the bow. and gradually tapers no nothing near the foot. The bow tapers and terminates at a blunt point. On the reverse of the bow there are traces of a catchplate remains. The surface of the brooch has traces of a dark green grey patina o…
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-74B532
Object type: MINIATURE OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete copper alloy minature object: razor or miniature knife. The handle of the knife is rectangular in section and an elongated trapezoid in plan. The terminal of the handle has a wider perforated lug. The opposite terminal has a fragment of th blde remaining. The upper edge of the blade is flush with the handle and is slightly thicker than the lower edge. The lower edge is abraded and forms a sub-triangular blade with a convex edge. This is proably not the original edge. The surface of the blade ha s a well developed mid to dark green patina. It measures 50.86mm long, 11.34m…
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-749547
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A cast copper alloy Medieval horse harness pendant. In plan the body of the pendant is rectangular with a moulded beaded edge. Protruding from the upper edge, and integral to it is a single armterminating with a perforated lug. This component is slightly bent to one side. The pendant is decorated with a four-leaf flower which has a high-relief central conical. This component of the pendant is riveted to the rectangular body by an integral rivet which passes through a perforation in the rectagnular body. On the reverse of the body there is a washer over the rivet and then the rivet is …
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 27th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-745D31
Object type: BALANCE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy unidentified object, but probably a balance arm. The object is a circular sectioned bar which is angled at c. 45°, but this is probably due to damage rather than intention. At the mind point and at each terminal there is a rectangular boss decorated with low-relief ring and dot designs. One terminal then has a short, circular sectioned, narrowed projection protruding from the boss. The terminal of this projection is possibly broken. The opposite boss has a broken surface suggesting there was a projection on this boss as well. The surface of the object has a well e…
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd March 2011
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Record ID: LIN-7143C6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete elaborate mount, possibly from a book or a box such as a reliquary. The mount appears to have symmetrical decoration which would imply that the surviving fragment represents just under one quarter of the original object. The mount would have been square, flat and decorated with a deep channel around the perimeter. The channel is filled with plae blue/green enamel interspersed with crescents of yellow enamel. The body of the mount is decorated with criss-crossed lines of green enamel. Where each line of the cross-cross meets there is a circle of yellow enamel. The criss-c…
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-70FBD7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early Roman copper-alloy disc brooch. The brooch is circular, flat with eight worn lugs around the perimeter. The surface of the brooch has two concentric circles of reserved metal. The outer field contains red enamel; the inner and central fields would have contained enamel however non now survives. There is a worn pin lug and catchplate on the reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-70C871
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy hooked tag. The body is openwork and in the form of a knot. The hook is missing.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-7088E3
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A biconical lead spindle whorl. Both faces are decorated with a zig-zagged line with a pellet in each angle.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-706EB2
Object type: HINGE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large copper-alloy hinge from a book or a box. The main body is rectangular in plan and has a flat trefoil terminal. The central fleur has a circular hole in it. There is another rivet hole in the centre of the body. The body forms part of the hinge at the functional end. The surface of the hinge has been gilded.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-704C42
Object type: HANGER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy horse harness pendant hanger dating to the medieval period. The hanger has a circular body, slightly convex, with circular shank on the reverse. Two arms project below and then fold back on themselves to secure the pendant. Traces of gilding survive on the surface.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6FF032
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval uniface lead token. The cast image shows a letter I with a central bar.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6FDCE4
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable pin, perhaps of Roman date. The pin is very worn and has a domed head and a shaft with a rounded square section.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6FC206
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval rectangular plain double frame buckle.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6F6223
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval D-shaped buckle frame. The frame has a high tin content.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6F03D6
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a purse bar. The bar has a circular section and a panel of engraved diaper-work inlaid with nieelo. Such decoration is very typical for purses of this period. The bar has two suspension holes in a projecting flange. The terminal retains the separate rove which was fitted over the terminal to secure the two pivotting frames.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Friday 18th February 2011
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Record ID: SUR-6EE484
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy leg from a tripod cauldron. Part of the internal face of the cauldron also survives as well as carbon deposits on the exterior. The leg has a central rib and a transverse ridge as well. A rib also extends the length of the lower surface.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6ED194
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval conical lead weight with eight flat facets. There is a tapering rectangular-section hole in the base. There is no hole in the apex.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6D8C71
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a tobacco pipe tamper. Only the shaft survives. The head or handle may have been in the form of an oval plate showing an image of Charles I.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-6D4103
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval uniface lead token. The cast decoration appears to be a central trapezoidal shape divided into six areas. The surrounding notches may be intended to be lettering.
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-600AB0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy cooking vessel foot/leg. In plan it is an elongated trapezoid with rounded edges. The upper edge is a broken edge, which is not recent. In section the leg is semi-circular. The surface is abraded and has a mottled matte mid green/grey coloured patina. The leg measures 42.62mm tall, 27.88mm wide across the foot and 14.59mm thick. It weighs 53.8g. It is uncertain what type of vessel this leg comes from, but Egan (Egan G. 1998 The Medieval Household Daily Living c. 1150-c.1450 Museum of London, London, The Stationary Office) comments that…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-5F8F71
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy button; solid hemi-spherical head. The head has a slight knop atthe apex. The reverse has a broken surface where the integral loop has since broken off. The surface hs a well developed mid green shiny patina. The button is in fair condition. It measures 5.12mm long, 11.11mm in diameter and weighs 1.7g. A similar button is illustrated in Margeson (Margeson, S. 1993 Norwich Households; Medieval and Post Medieval Finds from Norwich Survey Excavations 1971-78. East Anglian Archaeology Report No. 58), No. 103, and is dated to the mid 16th to 17th centuries.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: WAW-5F6581
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy stud. The stud head is a pointed oval in plan and is domed in profile, almost forming a semi-circle. The reverse of the head is hollow and has an integral square sectioned shank protruding from the centre. The surface of the stud has patches of a white metal alloy otherwise it is slightly abraded. It measures 20.07mm long, 11.02mm wide and 10.27mm thick. It weighs 2g. The stud probably dates to the Post Medieval period. It may be a furniture or household stud due to the square sectioned shank. Margeson (Margeson, S. 1993 Norwich Househo…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-5F15C2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical with perforated wing caps at each terminal. One cap is incomplete. The axis bar, spring and pin is missing. The iron straining on the reverse of the wings and wing caps suggest the axis bar was made of iron. The wings are decorated with three vertical grooves towards the wing terminals. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is oval in section. There is a horizontal groove towards the eings on the bow, this is an incomplete lug which would have held the spring chord in place. The bow head is decorated w…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-5D6BF2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An iron Medieval or Post-medieval annular brooch or buckle with the pin corroded in place.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-5B59B3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy mount, possibly a book or harness mount. The mount is domed and circular in shape with a flat rectangular projection from the edge. There is evidence of another projection around the circumference at ninety degrees to the remaining one; as the edge of the artefact is somewhat ragged, there may have been more, but these cannot be definitely identified. In the centre of the dome is a raised central dot surrounded by a wide circular groove and a narrower circular groove. This central dot has the appearance of a small rivet and penetrates through to the underside of t…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 7th September 2010
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Record ID: BERK-5B3BC8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman Colchester style brooch in two pieces. Half of spring still survives and there is a round hole in the catchplate. The pin is missing on this example. The brooch dates to the first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-5ADF97
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy book clasp dating from 1350-1500. There is a square panel which is decorated with a four-petalled flower, the petals reaching into the corners of the square. There is also a pellet in the left and right-hand side angles created by the petals. In the centre opf the square is a circular piercing which would have fitted over a peg attached to the book. At one end are two small projecting loops carrying a copper alloy hinge bar which remains in place. At the end opposite the hinge bar is a small projecting loop at right angles to the plane of the clasp which would hav…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 7th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5ACBE0
Object type: MACE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy late Medieval macehead. It consists of a cast, hollow cylinder of copper alloy, with three rows, each of four pyramid-shaped spikes at the top of the mace. Each of the rows is offset 90 degrees from the adjacent row. As is usual for these maceheads, the upper and lower rows are of half-pyramid-shaped spikes, while those on the central row are of full pyramid shape. Few examples have been found in excavated contexts, but this example probably dates to around the 14th century. Their military function is less than assured; Daubney (forthc…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A8E43
Object type: PIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Medieval annular brooch pin. The loop has been cast in one with the pin. Just below the loop is a moulded raised section with grooves in. The pin narrows slightly towards the end.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A6DE3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy finger ring from the Post Medieval period. The hoop is incomplete with the ends not quite meeting. The hoop is rectangular in cross-section and the same width/thickness all the way round. On the outer face are vertical lines splitting the hoop into sections all around. In every other section there is a raised symbol or decoration.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A5EE3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy dragonesque brooch dating from c.75-200 AD.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-5A5026
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Post Medieval sword belt fitting, part of the suspension plate decorated with circular patterns and symetrical volutes. Dates circa AD 16th or 17th Century.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A4DA0
Object type: TERRET RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy miniature terret ring from the Roman period. It is D-shaped in section with the reverse being flat and the front slightly domed. It is sub-circular in plan, measuring 19.02mm by 20.89mm in diameter, with the ring widening at the top then narrowing again towards the bottom. At the base is a small sub-triangular moulding which is raised on both front and reverse with a central groove.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-5A4D62
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy medieval key dating from 1350-1500AD. It has a hollow shaft with a thick collar at the upper end, above which are the remains of the bow. This would have been openwork, in the shape of a quatrefoil pierced with four circular holes, but most of it has broken off in antiquity and is missing. The bit is quite small and relatively simple, having only two wards, one of which is broken, on the side and one deep cleft in the leading edge. The key has a light green patina. It is 66.4mm long, 17.5mm wide and 8.4mm thick. It weighs 13.51gm. A similar key can be found on the…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 7th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A3C37
Object type: CANDLE HOLDER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a copper-alloy Medieval folding portable candle holder. This is only one piece of the whole. It is the pin with a semi-circular flange. The other strip would have been slotted to fit into this flange. The flange has three slots in it, into which the mechanism can be engaged to fix the candle at different angles. SWYOR-46F560 is a complete example on the database. Only six other examples of folding candleholders have been found on the database including LVPL-ABFE73, LIN-A11301 and NMS-1D35E4 which is the most complete. Examples can also be seen …
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A30D1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and enamelled Roman disc brooch dating from the 2nd century AD. It is mostly complete with just the pin missing and some wear around the edges. It is circular in plan and slightly domed. The front is decorated with inlaid enamel in a triskele motif. The outline of the triskele is in raised copper alloy and there is a central circular dot in copper alloy. The inside of the triskele is infilled with red enamel. The outside field is two-thirds black and one-third blue.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A1E07
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy enamelled disc or plate brooch from the 2nd- 3rd centuries AD. It is hexagonal in plan with a circular plate on each edge, and is raised with a hollow reverse. It is mostly complete with just the pin and one of the six circular plates has broken off. The plate which has broken off would have had the catchplate on the reverse. The top plate has two semi-circular plates set perpendicular to it through which the axis bar would have sat. There is the remains of some iron corrosion on these plates Each of the plates is decorated with three grooved concentric circles…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-5A0514
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy, silvered and enamelled Roman horse and rider plate brooch. Dating to the late 3rd- 4th centuries AD. It is mostly complete with the pin missing and some wear on the edges. It has been silvered on the front surface, most of which still remains. The back leg and tail of the horse are missing. The mane of the horse has been picked out with grooved lines, it has a raised annulet for the eye. The rider has either his hair, or the plume on a helmet picked out in the same style as the mane. His facial features are quite crudely shaped. There are three panels fo…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-59F587
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy headstud Roman brooch dating from c.75-175 AD. It is complete and in good condition. It is a hinged type. The headloop is made from copper alloy wire which loops into the wings and acts as the axis bar on which the pin is attached. At the base of the loop is a rectangular attachment through which the loop runs. At the front it is decorated with a line of vertical grooves along the middle. The wings are square ended and are decorated on the front with inlaid enamel. This takes the form of two triangles on each side, facing out from the centre of…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-59ECE4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy medieval finger ring dating from the 14th Century. The ring, which is broken, has a raised sub-circular coned bevel and retains traces of gilding. The stone or glass setting is also missing.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: DUR-599BC1
Object type: FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy handle fragment from the Post Medieval period. It is a curved handle which is broken at both ends. The main section has a circular cross section. The top section narrows towards the end and seems to be representing a birds head with the narrowest section being the beak. This would have attached to the piece of furniture which the handle was on, probably a small drawer.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-596046
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy strap end of the Medieval period, probably dating from 1350 -1400AD. It is in three parts: a flat, cast central section which tapers to a stylized animal head, with two longer, thinner plates of sheet alloy attached top and bottom to sandwich the leather of the strap. One copper alloy rivet remains in place connecting the upper and lower plates. The strap end has a dark green patina. It is 36.2mm long, 12.5mm wide and 4.4mm thick. It weighs 4.16gm. A similar strap end can be found illustrated in Griffiths, Philpott & Egan, Meols: The Archaeology of the North Wirra…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 7th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-590253
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper-alloy strap end in the shape of a bird with a raised head, of medieval date. It has a fan-shaped tail, the feathers delineated by a radiating pattern of shallow grooves. This is attached to the body by a narrower piece with a bevelled upper surface. The body itself is sub-rectangular in shape, has a shallow triangular section and is decorated with a large number of intersecting incised lines representing the feathers. The head of the bird protrudes upwards at a 90 degree angle from the forward end of the body and is decorated on the top with four incised transverse line…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th June 2011
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Record ID: WMID-589A72
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A broken copper-alloy Roman Polden Hill brooch. The brooch is missing its lower bow and foot. The pin is missing but the sprung mechanism remains in the wings. The wings are semi-cylindrical and have the pierced circular end plates that are characteristic of brooches of this type. There is a rear facing hook above the wings at the top of the bow which held the spring in place. Above each wing, either side of the top of the bow, there are moulded plates, also characteristic of this brooch type. The remains of the brooch measure 29.25 mm long, 19 mm wide across the wings, 16.1 mm thick …
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 26th July 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-583154
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy artefact, purpose currently unknown, probably dating from the medieval period. It consists of a rectangular openwork frame within which is a three dimensional zoomorphic figure of an unidentified animal. It is very worn, so it is not clear if it is a whole animal with four legs splayed outwards, or if it is a crouched animal with four struts connecting it to the frame, or even if it is just the head of a beast. The zoomorphic moulding is significantly projecting and is hollow on the underside. One of the long sides of the rectangle extends outwards into a flat pla…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-575803
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible cast, copper alloy, bracelet, probably either Iron Age or Roman, dating from 800AD - 410BC. It is triangular in section, tapering to broken points at the ends, so it is uncertain if it was a complete circle or penannular. The inside is smooth. The bracelet has a smooth, light green patina. It is 74.5mm long, 60.1mm wide and 6.7mm thick. It weighs 36.56gm. No parallel has been found, so the possibility of other functions must be considered. It seems rather robust, so possibly it was some form of tethering loop.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-5486C1
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy socketed axehead that in style, is consistent with the Sompting type with a prominent bulbous biconical collar with a horizontal moulding beneath. Sompting axes are typical of the Llyn Fawr phase, technically seen as the Bronze-Iron Age transition and sometimes now called the Earliest Iron Age (800-600BC). The axehead has a sub square section mouth. The fixing loop is then drawn from the lower moulding to extend 24mm down the side moulding with an inner diameter of 8mm. The axe is undecorated with flat plain sides, no edge chamfer and broadly splayed t…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: CORN-4CEBB3
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bent cast copper alloy double-loop oval buckle frame, with bevelled inside and outer edge and a strap bar that is flush with the frame. The pin is now missing. The frame is very corroded but a faint trace of the decoration still survives in the form of moulded chevrons and recessed squares. Whitehead (1996) illustrates a similar example with moulded vine scroll ornament on the frame on page 68, No.425, which is dated from c.1550-1650.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-4CA2D8
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bent cast copper alloy double-loop oval buckle frame, with pointed, notched loops, each with six moulded depressions, and a recessed and narrowed strap bar with a pair of parallel transverse grooves at either end. The pin is now missing. Whitehead (1996) illustrates a similar example of a spectacle buckle on page 63, No.385, which is dated from c.1550-1650.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-4C4063
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy tinned double-loop asymmetrical buckle frame, with one recangular loop and one semi-circular loop, bevelled inside and outer edges, and iron staining on its narrowed central bar, but the pin now missing. Whitehead (1996) illustrates similar examples on page 90, Nos.561-2, which are dated from c.1575-1700.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-4C0603
Object type: CHAPE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy 'cooking pot'-shaped loop buckle chape with a single internal spike and two cylinders at its attachment end, where it would have slotted around the spindle within the buckle frame. This tube is divided in half with a central gap for the tongue loop, but the tongue is now missing, as is the spindle that would have held it there. The spike on the inside of the loop was pressed through a hole in the latchet of the shoe, to secure the buckle. These loop chapes were only made with a single spike and fitted with a single tongue from the 1690s to about 1720, when two spikes…
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 21st January 2011
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Record ID: CORN-4BB515
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy buckle frame of a subrectangular shoe buckle with a drilled frame for a separate spindle. The frame is decorated with moulded leaves above the spindle hole and at the extant end of the frame. Beyond this end of the frame, the edge is extended into a side knop with three annulets in a row between two scrolls. There are also moulded scrolls of pellets between the leaves and annulets at each corner of the frame, and two moulded bands of pellets around the inside edge of frame. Half of the frame and the spindle are missing, as well as the chape that would have…
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-477786
Object type: BOOK MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy book mount, dating to the c.16th Century, with an inscribed oblong within which are placed three annulets. Traces of gilding survive.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-472CE6
Object type: FOB
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy late Iron Age or Early Roman fob with an openwork triskele head with a circular suspension loop.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: ESS-45D9F7
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy knife or dagger guard (quillion). The guard is symetrical formed of a central section with two projecting arms. The central section is hexagonal with a rectangular opening. The two longer outer edges are slightly scalloped. On each of the shorter edges is a raised collar before a projecting arm, which is rectangular in plan with faceted edges, giving it a hexagonal cross section. These edges are degorated with two pairs of transverse grooves. Each arm ends in a sub-oval terminal, one of which has a slight concave depression. The metal is reddish-brown …
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 31st August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-459115
Object type: PILGRIM BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A 14th Century Medieval lead Pilgrim's Badge or other object, rectangular in shape but now folded in half. The badge depicts a raised face on one side of the fold, while on the other side the figure appears to continue and may be wearing a triangular skirt with legs protruding from beneath. The figure is encircled by an erratic border of pellets. Comparisons for this object are being sought.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: ESS-456E26
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unidentified cast copper alloy artefact, which looks superficially like part of a roman spoon handle, Formed of a curved, cylindircal bar, there is a worn break at one terminal, and at the opposing terminal the bar extends out to a short pointed arm, with a curved arm below, giving the appearance of a squashed 'C' shape. The object has a circular cross section, except on the lower curved arm where the cross section is oval. It is 37.31mm long, 12.76mm wide across the 'C' shaped terminal, 2.44mm thick and weighs 2.05 grams.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 31st August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-454F01
Object type: SWORD FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-medieval cast copper alloy sword belt fitting missing the hook. It has a casting groove down the middle and two iron rivets, now eroded but still with the iron discolouring clearly visible.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-43C4F7
Object type: CANDLE HOLDER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy candle holder. The upper central spike for attaching the candle is missing; there are two rectangular arms, each terminating in two triangular points. These arms would have flanked the spike. Below this is a rectangular shaft with rectangular cross section; this tapers slightly in width and thickness towards a bi-conical collar, with each side having four triangular faces with worn decoration. Below the collar the shaft is an elongated lozenge in plan and has a rectangular cross section. Immediately below the collar is an incised zigzag design that extends h…
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-433212
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two joining fragments of an incomplete plate forming part of a post medieval sword belt attachment set. The plate formerly had a rounded lobe at each end with two iron rivets. On the lower edge are the edges of two circular loops. The cast decoration appears to comprise two facing busts, the left at least apparently female, with scrolling forms between.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-432F92
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy annular brooch circa AD 14th century.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-431E23
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A plain double oval buckle frame which forms a V in profile. The wire pin survives.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-421382
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A buckle frame of double trapezoidal form with rounded lobes at each corner. The outer edges are expanded and have pin seating grooves.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-420757
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A handle terminal from a knife. The terminal is hexagonal in section and has a slot for the end of the iron tang. On the flat end is a star of eight points; each of the six facets is outined by grooves.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: SUR-416F06
Object type: NUT CRACKERS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One arm and a fragment of the crushing box of a pair of post-medieval nut crackers. The handle is arched and the arm is ribbed.
Created on: Monday 19th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 19th July 2010
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2BCEC8
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy (latten) spoon fragment. The part of the handle that remains is rectangular in shape and parallel sided throughout its length, the terminal is lost to an old break. The section is 6.4mm x 2.6mm. Only a small proporition of the bowl remains and it appears to have been rughly soldered to the handle on the back. The fragment is too small to be indicative of date, however, the back of the handle has an impressed mark od I:ST with a pellet above the S, probably a makers mark. The style of the lettering used and the colon letter seperator may suggest a later dat…
Created on: Sunday 18th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2010
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Record ID: CORN-1AF0C6
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast lead bag seal, circular in plan and flat in profile, for guano fertiliser with the words in relief on the obverse: ANGLO CONTINENTAL WORKS LONDON around LATE OHLENDORFF, and on the reverse: TRADE MARK with the image of a cornucopia between the two words. Anglo-Continental, originally Ohlendorff & Co., had been founded in 1873, and remained a German company until the First World War, when it was reconstituted under British control. It was taken over in 1937 by Fisons Ltd. and closed in 1946. The guano, which was bird or bat excrement, was brought over from Peru. This se…
Created on: Saturday 17th July 2010
Last updated: Saturday 17th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-1A42D4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper mount in the form of a roundel with four openwork hearts, surrounding a central star and bordered with openwork scrolls. There are two integral lugs at the back of the mount. The mount has since been bent and broken at one edge. Read (1988) illustrates an openwork mount with integral lugs on page 148, No.1002, which is dated from the 17th to the 18th century, and a bridle boss with a similar openwork pattern on page 150, No.1019, which is dated to the 17th century.
Created on: Saturday 17th July 2010
Last updated: Saturday 17th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-08B3A7
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver pendant or necklace component, possibly 18th Century.
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-076175
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Late Bronze Age / Early Iron Age copper alloy dagger blade, circa 900-700BC
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th September 2011
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Record ID: BERK-06D9A2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead token. On the obverse the initials M C can be seen above a line with zig-zags beneath, while at the top a possible letter "T" upside down appears to sit within a circle. The reverse has a central cross design with a pellet in each quarter, bound by a border of small pelleted shields and circles and crosses.
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-054824
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sheet copper alloy plate from a strap end of medieval date. It is rectangular in shape and broken at one end. It is decorated with a pattern of small punched or rouletted squares. There is a double row of squares running around the edge and two double rows of squares crossing each other in the centre to form a diamond pattern. This pattern is not complete as the one end of the artefact has broken away. There is a circular hole towards the unbroken end, probably for a missing rivet. The underside is plain. The artefact has a light green patina. It is 21.8mm long, 17.5mm wide and 0.7m…
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-04E3D8
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy artefact, probably a strap end, dating from 1500-1700AD. It is sub-rectangular in shape, tapering slightly towards one end where it is decorated on each side with a shallow, v-shaped notch followed by a semi-circular cut-out. The centre of this narrower end would have been trifoliate but the middle projection is missing. The broader end is decorated with two shallow, semi-circular cut-outs. A broad, central groove runs down the full length of the artefact. There are two rivet holes in this central groove; one just below the broader edge, which contains the remains…
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-0490B1
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy post-medieval sword belt hanger dating from 1500-1650AD. It consists of a pair of lanceolate attachment plates, each having a hole for a missing rivet, above a triangular springer from which depends an upturned hook. The upper part of the central springer is decorated with two incised transverse grooves; the lower part tapers towards the hook and has a semi-circular cut-out on each side, terminating in a small, pointed protrusion. There is a central hole for a rivet, which is missing. The hanger has a rough, light green patina. It is 43.6mm long, 27.1mm wide and 9…
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-0423C1
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy post-medieval sword belt hanger dating from 1500-1700AD. It consists of a rectangular upper section with a side-mounted suspension loop, above a decorative openwork plate. At the top of the fitting is a moulded transverse ridge, decorated with two shallow diagonal grooves, beneath which is a flat section pierced with a broad rectangular hole and terminating in another, undecorated transverse ridge. On the upper left-hand side of this section is an integral, circular suspension loop. Below the second ridge is a symmetrical openwork plate, each side of which is deco…
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-037054
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy zoomorphic from a late medieval ewer dating from 1400-1500AD. The spout is tubular and terminates in a dog's head with open mouth; the tube spout protrudes from the open mouth. At the other end it curves downwards through ninety degrees and expands into a long, pointed neck where it would have joined the vessel. The head has a moulded nose, prominent, squared brow, and rectangular grooved ears that protrude slightly above the head; the eyes are not distinguished. There is a raised ridge running from front to back on the top of the head. The spout has a dark green …
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-033053
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, lead alloy, openwork artefact, possibly a brooch, of uncertain date. It is oval in shape and is pierced with an openwork lattice design. There is a central, raised dot and a series of fourteen raised dots spaced equidistantly around the rim. On the reverse, at one end of the oval is a small, integral loop. At the other end are the remains of what might possibly have been a catchplate. There is no pin remaining. It is 35.2mm long, 31.6mm wide and 6mm thick. It weighs 11.48gm. It has become slightly distorted over time. There are some annular brooches which seem similar on page …
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-02C6D7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy T-shaped Roman brooch dating from 50-200AD. The only decoration is a narrow, raised rib running down the centre of the bow. The back of the wings are grooved (originally they would have been tubular) to take a ferrous pin bar, traces of which remain. The catchplate remains in place, but the hinged pin is missing. The brooch has a dark green patina. It is 36.9mm long, 16.7mm wide and 15.5mm thick. It weighs 3.24gm.
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-0272F4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy Roman plate brooch dating from 100 - 300 AD. It is oval in shape and has a large central depression delineated by a raised oval ridge. An outer oval cell is bounded by a raised rim. Hattat suggests that the outer section was enamelled and the inner section carried a paste intaglio. No evidence of either remains. Sections of the catch plate and pin mount remain, both broken, and the pin is missing. There is a small chip out of the rim at the pin mount end. The brooch has a dark brown patina. It is 26.3mm long, 21.5mm wide and 5.9mm thick. It weighs 4.46gm.
Created on: Friday 16th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st September 2010
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Record ID: CORN-F85A87
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy crotal bell with no decoration. There is a central raised rib which divides the upper and lower halves of the bell. On the upper half of the bell, there are two circular sound holes, each about 5 mm in diameter, on either side of the attachment platform for the suspension loop, which is mostly missing. On the lower half of the bell, there is a cruciform opening with 'dumbbell' ends, which each terminate in another circular hole, also 5 mm in diameter, just below the central rib. The metal ball clapper within the bell is missing. Bailey (1992) has a similar…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Saturday 17th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-F834A3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy mount in the form of a six-petalled rosette or sexfoil, defined by moulded grooves, within a wreath of six leaves, with openwork circles between the petals and leaves. There are two integral lugs on opposite edges of the back of the mount, and one has broken off in the past, so that only the stump remains. Read (2001) illustrates a similar example on page 34, Fig.19, No.275, which is dated to the 17th century. Read (1988) illustrates an openwork mount with sexfoil openwork on page 148, No.1002, which is dated to the 17th century.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Saturday 17th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-F81EC6
Object type: PIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy pin head from a cravat or hat pin with a square setting for a stone, probably made of glass or paste, now missing. Read (1988) illustrates a cravat pin on page 189, No.1337, which is dated to the 19th century. Bailey (1993) illustrate a similar hat pin with a paste stone on page 79, No.13, which is dated to c.1920.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Saturday 17th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-F60336
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified cast copper alloy object, but probably a type of finial. The object is a '+' shape in section which tapers in profile to a blunt point. The lower corners ofthe final have integral bulbous knops. Prtruding from the flat base is a central iron stem which is corrdoed and has a broken terminal. The surface of the object has patches of a well developed mid green patina. It measures 22.85mm long, 18.74mm wide, 19.69mm thick and weighs 7.9g. The patina suggests the object could be of some age, so may date from the Roman to early Post Medieval period. The site it wa…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-F5BA21
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy and iron furniture fitting: decorative stud. The head of the stud is copper alloy, and is circular in plan and domed in profile. The head is decorated with a groove around the lower edge. The head has an abraded mid green/brown matte patina. The reverse of the head appears to be flat, but has an iron stud protruding from the centre. The iron has now corroded and has become swollen, therefore the original shape is uncertain. The length of the stud including the head is 28.22mm long and the diameter of the head is 16.02mm. It weighs 10.3g. We…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-F5A091
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy and iron furniture fitting: decorative stud. The head of the stud is copper alloy, and is circular in plan and domed in profile. The head is decorated with a groove around the lower edge. The head has an abraded mid green/brown matte patina. The reverse of the head appears to be flat, but has an iron stud protruding from the centre. The iron has now corroded and has become swollen, therefore the original shape is uncertain. The length of the stud including the head is 33.43mm long and the diameter of the head is 18.69mm. It weighs 20.3g. Webster (W…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-F21DD7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy mount in the form of a human head, dating to the Roman period. The mount has an incomplete flat rectangular shank broken at a rivet hole. The complete end turns upwards and forms the neck and head of the figure. The head has large pointed oval eyes and a small moulded nose. The mouth is shown by a large pointed oval perimeter. The face is long and thin, and the figure's hair is straight, depicted by incised or moulded lines. The hair is straight across the fringe and extends down the head to just below the mouth. The base of the hair flicks out. It is diffic…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: LIN-F1A832
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy hoop with a three-dimensional bird sitting on the top. The object dates to the Roman period and is possibly a bucket mount. The hoop is circular in profile and rectangular in cross-section. The bird has a solid, elongated body with wings folded and depicted by two sub-oval mouldings. The wings are worn but may have been decorated with incised crescents that detail the feathers of the wings. The neck is oval in cross-section and tapers to the head. The head is slender and the beak is long and slightly downturned. The shape of the bird suggests that it is a bird or prey r…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-F06784
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy Medieval ring buckle. Plain sub-circular frame with pin missing. One portion of the buckle is more worn, suggesting a location for the pin hinge.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-F06436
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy Medieval ring buckle. Plain circular frame with pin missing.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-F05F44
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy Medieval ring buckle. Plain circular frame with pin missing. Half the hoop has incised notched on the inside of the frame.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: LANCUM-F041D2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval cast copper alloy mount, dating from circa 1200-1500 AD. This object would have been the mount for a harness pendant. The mount consists of a horizontal bar with rivet holes on either side, flanked by a vertical linear pattern, with a protruberance from the bottom middle from which the pendant would have hung.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 23rd July 2010
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Record ID: LANCUM-F00A48
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy button and loop fastener dating from the early Roman period, that is ca. 1st-2nd centuries AD. Only the front part is still intact; the loop is missing. There are no traces of enamel decoration on the hook; the decoration consists of horizontal moulded grooves.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 23rd July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-EFE1D6
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy Post-Medieval spur. The neck terminal was bifurcated but has broken and only a stub remains. The arms of the spur are slightly misshapen and missing their terminals.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-EFB3D1
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy Post-Medieval spur. The spur is incomplete, missing half of one arm and the rowel. The complete arm is broken, such that the outer half is a separate piece. The terminal of the arm has a double-looped terminal, one of which retains a shanked sub-triangular strap fitting attached to the spur by its hooked end. The arms are D-shaped in section, and taper from the body towards their terminals. The centre has two projecting lugs that would have held the rowel. The copper alloy has a high tin content.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: LANCUM-EF7205
Object type: SEAL BOX
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
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A cast cu-alloy seal box lid dating from the early Roman period, i.e. circa AD43-200. The outer edges of the seal box led are very corroded, but it was originally a diamond shape, with a lattice pattern across the top. The small diamond shaped depressions in the lattice pattern would have been filled with enamel, a small amount of cream coloured enamel is still apparent in three of these depressions. Originally the enamel may have been of a different colour, however, and the cream colour showing its advanced state of erosion. These are small two piece boxes with hinged lids…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 23rd July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-EE4AB7
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Northumberland
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A possible cast copper-alloy furniture fitting of Roman to Post-Medieval date. The shaft is slightly bent, lozenge-shaped in section. It has a globular collared terminal with a circular perforation containing the corroded remnants of a thin handle ring.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-EE1C37
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A post Medieval broken cast lead-alloy toy figurine. A possible rider figure with possible jester clothing. The figures legs are spread and relatively straight, with an upright torso and arms bent from the elbow to join at the hips. The figure is wearing a large tunic and a large hat. It is broken through the torso and arms, with some materal missing. The reverse of the torse is hollow, with a slight projection above the waistline, perhaps to stabilize the figure on a horse. The breaks are very abraded. Unable to indentify further.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-EDED84
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
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Cast copper-alloy umbonate brooch of 1st-3rd century date. The body of the brooch is a convex, circular hub or boss shape with two lugs for a hinge pin projecting from one edge. The opposite edge has a projecting appendage for a catchplate, lending the appearance of a slight drop-shape to the brooch when viewed in plan. The face of the brooch is decorated with a flower with four copper-alloy petals, a red enamel ring in the centre and set in a blue enamel field. The hinge-pin is missing.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-ED73E6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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Half a cast copper alloy post Medieval double loop sub-oval buckle with missing pin. The buckle has a semi-circular projection in the centre of the outer frame, evidence of some decoration but too corroded to identify.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: NCL-ED5C83
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A cast copper alloy post Medieval double loop sub-oval buckle frame. The buckle is missing the crossbar and pin. The frame is decorated with two incised lines flanking the crossbar and raised sub-triangular shape with a grove in the centre either ends of the frame.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: LANCUM-ED54D1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
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Lead alloy button dating from the later post-medieval period, probably circa AD1700-1800. The button is made from cast lead alloy with a cross and leaf design inset. There are five regular spaced cross shapes, and a four leaf shaped cross overlying these.
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 23rd July 2010
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Record ID: HAMP-EC6B64
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A slightly corroded and bent, but complete cast copper-alloy post-medieval mount. The mount is sub-triangular in plan, terminating at the apex in a broadly trefoilate knop. At the wider end there is a bifid knop at each corner with the edge between them rounded. The upper surface appears to be decorated with symmetrical foliate patterning in low relief around the longitudinal axis; the detail has been obscured by corrosion. On the reverse there a pair of pointed lugs bent round towards each other such that they overlap: they are situated towards the wide end. The upper prong has bee…
Created on: Thursday 15th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: CORN-DEB566
Object type: SWORD POMMEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Cast copper alloy sword pommel, circular in plan and lozenge-shaped in profile, with six raised triangles surmounted by a hound's head on the top of the pommel. There is no top nut or button and the inside of the pommel is hollow so that it could be fitted on to the top of the grip, which might have been made out of wood or horn. Moulded pommels like this, depicting hunting animals, are often associated with hunting swords or hangers, which were short slashing swords used by woodsmen or soldiers during the 17th and 18th centuries. Wilkinson (1967) illustrates a similar pomm…
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 20th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-DE9E27
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
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Cast copper alloy naval button with the base of the soldered wire loop on the back, and depicting a anchor with a top ring and an oblique cross bar, within a recessed grooved background with a rope border, on the face. There does not appear to be a rope attached to the ring, or a crown above the anchor or initials either side, which suggests that it is a naval surgeon's button. Bailey (1992) illustrates a similar surgeon's button on page 27, No.9, which is dated to c.1805. Meredith & Cuddeford (1997) illustrate a similar naval captain's button on page 15, No.5, w…
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-DE6C97
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
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Cast copper alloy livery button with a soldered wire circular loop on the back, and depicting a prancing horse, with its head down on a patch of ground, within a tressure of four arches, all in relief on the face. Meredith & Cuddeford (1997) illustrate similar household livery buttons on page 26, Nos.4 & 5, which are dated to the Victorian period. Bailey (1992) illustrates a livery button with a running greyhound that is similar in profile on page 20, No.84, which is dated to post 1810. The recorder also found a livery button on the internet which was …
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-DDD897
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy hooked tag which has a floriate head with a bent shank. It has a centrally placed circular perforation and at the junction of the head and shank another perforation but smaller. 16th-17th century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: LIN-DDA7C2
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
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A cast-copper alloy bar. The bar is circular in cross-section, elongated with both ends slightly flared. Each end is flat. The bar has a mid-green patina, complete and does not look worn. The bar is undiagnostic regarding its date and function. This object was found in association with Bronze Age, Iron Age and early Roman material, including four other terret rings, as listed below. The terret rings and the bar were recorded under the Treasure Act (2006 T187) but were declared 'not treasure' due to a lack of evidence to relate them together. The assemblage as a whole howeve…
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 29th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-DD7FF7
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
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Cast copper alloy pendant from a fly terret which was mounted on to horse harness. The pendant would have been suspended from a circular ring which had a screw fitting at the base which screwed into a securing nut that was fitted into the leather bridle behind the ears of the horse. It would have then stood proud above the strap and between the horse's ears. The pendant is circular in plan and flat in profile, with openwork decoration in the form of a central 8-pointed star, within a tressure of four arches. Four of the star's points have bifid connections to the bases of the arches. …
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 14th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-DD7902
Object type: APOTHECARY WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy Apothecarys weight, possibly 20 grains equals 1 scruple. Short cross with three pellets in each quarter within a beaded border. This weight probably dates to the 18th or 19th century.
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-DCAE41
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy dress hook, bent, in the shape of a lozenge with a saltire decoration. The surface had been silvered and there are two holes possibly for a separate loop. The reverse has a soldered and pointed hook and a bent metal hoop.
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
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Record ID: BERK-DC1E57
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch, broken and bent, a bow and fantail variant. It has a triangular foot with lozengic and triangular recesses bearing traces of turquoise enamel. The catchplate on the reverse measures 19.3mm. This style of brooch dates from the 1st to 2nd centirues AD.
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: ESS-D8FE03
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Late Medieval to Post Medieval cast copper alloy finger ring. The hoop is slightly distorted, measuring 25.38mm across. It has a 'D' shaped cross section measuring 4.48mm wide and 2.21mm thick. The circular bezel is 10.74mm in diameter, 3.55mm thick and has the initial 'M' or possibly 'B' enclosed within a circle. The ring weighs 6.04 grams. The surface is pitted.
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 2nd August 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-D65615
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Denbighshire
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A superb example of a cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch dating to the 1st/2nd century AD. This artefact has deep relief moulded designs covering the whole frontal surface and has the remnants of a silvered finish. The head has a now missing head loop with an intact spring mechanism to the rear. That mechanism consists of the axial rod and counter wound spring still in situ. Each end of the axial rod has been hammered over to keep it in situ. The topmost section has an elaborately moulded symmetrical curvilinear design extending down to the central boss, or pseudo acanthus mou…
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th May 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-D61623
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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A cast copper alloy medieval sewing ring probably dating to the 15th century. The ring has ovoid indentations that spiral up the whole surface of the ring. Similar sewing rings can be found in Brian Read, History Beneath Our Feet- p76, No. 436. The surface has a mottled green/brown patina.
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 14th July 2010
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Record ID: CPAT-D58704
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
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A cast lead ampulla probably dating from the 15th century. This example is in the typical two handled flask shape, both 'handles' or suspension lugs, are now missing. Each face has a moulded relief pattern; one side has a central geometric design that may depict a standing man with cross. The designs being within a flat roundel with the sloping edge having a diagonal line moulding. The other side has a similar flat roundel with a sexfoil design surrounded on the edge with a triangular relief pattern with alternate spaces filled by diagonal lines. Much of the top edge is now damaged …
Created on: Wednesday 14th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 11th May 2011
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Record ID: WAW-CCFEF5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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A cast copper alloy Wirral brooch dating to the Roman period, c 100- 200 AD. The head is rectangular in plan and on the reverse has a narrowed, integral and horizontal tube with a slot in the centre. Within the tube a copper alloy axis bar is visible. A fragment of the pin remains around the axis bar. It is a hinged example. The upper edge of the head has an incomplete integral head plate which has a curved edge implying it terminated with a loop. The head and lower portion of the head plate is decorated with horizontal grooves with vertical ribbing on them. The bow is divided i…
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 24th February 2012
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Record ID: WAW-CCBCE4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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A fragment of a cast copper alloy brooch. The fragment is sub rectangular in plan with abraded edges. The upper edge is curvaeous in profile and orginaly would have formed the tubular wings. The bow is moulded with horitntal ribbing and a waisted neck.The surface has a mid green patina, and is also abraded. The fragment measures 16.58mm long, 11.88, and weighs 1.9g. The brooch is probably a Hod Hill type dating to the Roman period. In "Ancient and Romano-British Brooches", (Hattatt, R. 1982, p88) notes that Hod Hill brooches are closely related to Aucissa brooches from which they …
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-CC93F6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical, one wing is missing. The other wing terminates with a incomplete perforated wing cap. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The wings are undecorated. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is sub semi-circular in section. The bow head and bow is undecorated. The lower portion of the bow tapers and terminates to a blunt, possibly broken point. On the reverse of the bow the solid catchplate remains. The surface of the brooch has traces of a dark brown patina. It measures 38.16mm long, …
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-CC4127
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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A cast lead steelyard weight. In profile the weight is a sub-drop shape, which is circular in section. The upper apex of the weight has iron protruding; originally this would have formed a loop. The surface of the weight has a dark cream coloured patina. The weight weighs 854g which is almost 2 lbs. It measures 55.04mm long, and 55.41mm in diameter. The weight is likely to be Romano-British, dating to mid 1st to mid third century. Barford, Blockley and Day (1984 'A Romano-British Steelyard From Marshfield, Avon'.) illustrate a similar weight dating to the Roman perio…
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-CC27B3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
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A cast copper Roman Colchester Two-Piece Brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical with wing caps. The caps each have a small central hole which holds the copper alloy axis bar in place. The wings are decorated with a vertical ridge with fine ribbing. Around the axis bar the copper alloy spring is wound. There appears to be 7 coils plus the pin. Only a fragment of the pin remains. The spring chord crosses above the spring and is held in place by a central up turned hook on the centre of the upper edge of the wings. The bow head is slightly hump-like in profile. The bow head is decora…
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 16th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C98696
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast copper alloy Anglo-Saxon strap end, dating to the 9th-10th Century AD, possibly a Thomas Type B. The strap end is now bent and is slightly convex with the top edge missing. Zoomorphic terminal. Probable decorated and Incised midsection in central panel is missing.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C91574
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Post-medieval lead token, bifacial. On the obverse a cross; on the reverse the legend TR within a plane border.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C81871
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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An iron Medieval arrowhead with circular socket, incomplete.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2012
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Record ID: BERK-C74122
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A 16th Century cast copper alloy dress hook, incomplete. The dress hook is sub-circular in plan and has scrolled, moulded-relief openwork, possibly intending to be floral or figuritive in design. It is now bent and the tip of the hook is missing. This dress hook is similar to Read (2008) Class E Type 3.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C6ECF2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast copper alloy 'spectacle' buckle dating to the late Medieval / Post-medieval periods, circa 1500 -1650. The buckle has three moulded indentations on each long side. The pin is missing and the buckle frame is distorted.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C4EFA4
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy incomplete stirrup top, crenellated, bent over transverse ridges below. Possible trapezoidal, zigzag decoration; broken arms and transverse bars.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 14th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C48582
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast copper alloy 17th Century spur rowel of five engrailed points, one now missing. In good condition.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 21st July 2010
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Record ID: GLO-C3A5F1
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: South Gloucestershire
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Cast copper alloy buckle plate length 30mm, width 13mm, thickness 2mm, weight 2.89g. The main body of the plate is triangular with a narrowed waist, there are two rivet holes, one in front of the other, both with traces of Fe corrosion. The forward edge has two rectangular arms that would have been bent back on themselves, these would wrap around the strap bar of the buckle, the arms are truncated. The style of this piece suggests a date of 15th to 16th century
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 13th July 2010
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Record ID: BERK-C35067
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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A copper alloy Roman Brooch, from AD 60 to AD 100. Colchester derivative, with double pierced lug, which had a spring pin, now mostly missing. The spring has 4 coils and semi-cylindrical rings. Moulded medial rib on bow and arrow moulding on either side. The foot and catchplate are missing.
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 14th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-B9CF82
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
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Cast lead bullet, circular in plan and section and cylcindrical and almost semi-circular in profile. One end of the bullet has broken off, which suggests that this piece was originally longer, but the exact length is unknown. The rounded nose at the other end has a central linear groove which may have been caused by impacting with a sharp metal surface, as the lead has been forced into a ridge on one side. From the diameter and weight of this bullet, it appears to be a 0.625 (16 mm) bullet from an English Baker rifle type, originally the Pattern 1800 Infantry Rifle, but referred…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 13th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-B980C2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Cast lead button, circular in plan and plano-convex in profile and section, with an integral square lug on the back, perforated with a square hole. The button's face is decorated with two raised crosses, expanded to the edge from a central boss, which divide the face into eight sections, surmounted by an internal circle which then divides the face into sixteen sections. Each of the outer eight sections holds one raised pellet. This pattern can be seen commonly on lead tokens dating from the Medieval period, but is also found on buttons from this time. Read (2005) illustrates sim…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 12th July 2010
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Record ID: CORN-B91DE5
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Cast copper alloy leg of cauldron with five defined moulded ribs running vertically from the broken end above the foot, now missing, to the angled and everted attachment end. This end would have been atached to the body of the vessel and is triangular in plan and section. The foot would have not had a collar and claw but instead a straight stumpy terminal, like the examples below (Roderick Butler pers comm). Read (1988) illustrates a similar leg on page 95, Nos.587, which dates from the 17th century. Butler & Green (2003) illustrate similar legs attached to cauld…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 20th July 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-B6E643
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
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Copper alloy Roman pin. The head consists of a slightly compressed globe decorated by a single groove around the perimeter. The shaft tapers to a blunt point, and is slightly bent before the point of breakage. The object is in poor condition, is 23mm long, 8mm in diameter, and weighs 2.7g.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 30th September 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-B6CDC6
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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One of a pair of fittings to attach a drop handle to a late/post medieval vessel such as a chafing dish or bowl.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 30th September 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-B6B618
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Small Roman gilded disc brooch of oval form. Outer rim has substantial gilding remaining, central area empty and holed. The rear face has remains of tinning and rusted iron pin. The object is in poor condition, is 24mm long, 16mm wide, 6mm thick, and weighs 2.5g.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2013
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Record ID: WAW-B6A863
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A Russian cast lead or lead alloy seal with imprints on both faces. In plan it is sub-oval. In section it is a sub-rectangular with rounded corners, and there are two parallel holes running the width of the seal. The obverse reads 'A? / A [ ] GT / A[ ]KV / [ ]. The reverse reads '•NP• / HIIIIRI / [ ]818.The surface of the seal has a light brown patina. The seal measures 22.71mm long, 18.06mm wide and 4.38mm thick. It weighs 10.7g. These types of seal were used as a means to monitor and ensure the quality of products such as flax hemp. The origin of this se…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-B69843
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Triangular copper alloy object, upper surface decorated with three ring and dot patterns, and zoomorphic(?) terminals at two corners. Two of the 'dots' penetrate the object as holes, with iron residue suggesting attachment points. Third corner broken off. The object is in fair condition, is 16mm long, 25mm wide, 2mm thick, and weighs 4.4g.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 30th September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-B687E4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A cast copper alloy double-looped oval buckle frame. The frame is an oval in plan and is slightly narrowed at the strap bars. There are two strap bars which are trapezoidal in section. The frame is a quarter-circle in section. One loop has a pin notch. The only decoration on the frame is at either end of the strap bars, and this is composed of linear ridges. The loops both have breaks in them. The surface of the frame has a well developed light green patina. The pin is missing. The frame measures 30.57mm long, 16.82mm wide, 3.04mm thick and weighs 2.6g. A comparison for thi…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-B67E76
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Copper alloy Bronze Age awl. Central cross-section square, tapering to a point at both ends. The object is in fair condition, is 50mm long, 4mm wide, 4mm thick, and weighs 3.3g.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd October 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-B669B7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Object in the form of an animal's head (bear or lion?), made of copper alloy filled with rusted iron. The object is in fair condition, is 28mm long, 17mm wide, 15mm thick, and weighs 10.1g.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 30th September 2010
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Record ID: ESS-B47EE5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
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A cast lead weight or spindle whorl of uncertain date. The object is conical in shape and has a large central aperture. Its surface is covered with raised pellets. Diameter 20.9mm, thickness 7.8mm, weight 16.9g.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-B45462
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy unidentified object of probable Late Iron Age or Roman date, possibly a terret or a buckle.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-B447E6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
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A Roman cast copper alloy brooch. The top part of a Colchester B type, cast in two pieces. Dated circa 50-80AD. The pin, most of the spring, the middle part of the bow and the catchplate are missing. The bow has a central rib. Length 15.3mm, thickness of bow 2.3mm, width 17.7mm, weight 1.9g. The object is covered in a light green corrosion product.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: WMID-B3A893
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A cast copper-alloy casket key of medieval date. These were a long lasting form, dating from at least the late 12th to the late 14th century (Egan 1998, 111). The key has a simple bit and a hollow shank end. The bow is oval in shape. It measures 38 mm long and 4.1 mm thick. It weighs 4.5 grams.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-B397F7
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A possible spoon knop of probable late medieval or post-medieval date. The figurative knop is in the form of a woman with a child in her arms and so seems likely to represent Mary and Jesus. Similar figurative knops are illustrated in Read's 'Metal Artefacts of Antiquity' (2001, 97; no's 721-723). It measures 25.7 mm long, 8.4 mm wide, 5.8 mm thick and weighs 4.3 grams.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 8th September 2010
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Record ID: WMID-B35222
Object type: STRAP UNION
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
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A copper-alloy strap junction of Late Iron Age date, probably for personal use but possibly from a piece of horse equipment. The date for the object may very possibly extend into the early Roman period. The object consists of two central circles, joined as a figure-of-eight. Both circles are perforated with central holes, each approximately 8 mm in diameter. On either side of each circle there is a knop and the two knops on each side are joined by a strap bar. The knops appear not to have been cast in one with the central design but to have been soldered on, but this is somewhat uncer…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2012
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Record ID: HAMP-B22185
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy foot from a later medieval to early post-medieval cooking vessel. The object is 'clawed', with five moulded claws of similar widths, and a transverse rib above. The object is broken just above this 'ankle', revealing a leg of sub-triangular cross-section with a probable central moulded rib. The back is flat. One of the sides of the base is worn perhaps indicative of how the object stood when in use. The object has become slightly corroded and pitted post-deposition, and is largely a variable blackened colour with some patches of off-white corrosion product. This f…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 12th July 2010
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Record ID: WMID-B1BBA5
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A worn and damaged lead pilgrim's ampulla of scallop shell design. The ampulla is sub-circular and appears to be missing its top. Much of the back also seems to be missing, and it is predominantly only the front face which survies. No handles remain on either side of the ampulla, and it does not appear ever to have had any. Given that the scallop shell design was a ubiquitous symbol associated with pilgrimage generally, the presence of the design on this example does not assist in the identification of the shrine from which the ampulla came. It measures 45.4 mm long, 44.9 mm wide, 4.7…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 12th July 2010
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Record ID: ESS-B0ABC2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A Post-Medieval cast lead token. A circular token 17.6mm in diameter, 3.08mm thick and weighing 5g. The obverse appears to depict a stick man. The reverse is plain. The token has a mid grey patina and a covering of light grey corrosion product. 17th or 18th century in date.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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Record ID: ESS-B079D4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A Post-Medieval cast lead token. A circular token 18.02mm in diameter, 2.46mm thick and weighing 4.3g. One side has a motif of a four petalled flower with a chevron in each of the four quadrants. The other side has a criss-cross design. The token has a grey patina and there is very little corrosion product covering it. 17th or 18th century in date.
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th August 2010
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