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    • Material: Gold
    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: SF-5B8AD9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold contemporary copy of a Merovingian tremissis struck by the moneyer Dutta at Quentovic, dating c. 600-675 AD. Obverse: stylised bust right, +VICCO. Reverse: cross on steps, VVCTA MON (garbled form of Dutta). See Lafaurie 1996, nos. 62-66bb for prototypes. C.f also official issues on the PAS database, e.g, SF-F3F683. This coin has been recorded on the EMC as 2018.0135.
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-38D124
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early-medieval gold tremissis of the Merovingian 'National Coinage' (c.580-670), mint: Canac, Rodez (France). Die axis = 2
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-38BBE1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval pale gold Merovingian tremisses of uncertain anonymous ruler, dating to the period AD 600-675. Anglus moneyer. Issued at Quentovic. Cf. SF-F3F683, different moneyer, in PAS database. Belfort no. 4965, Prou no. 1130. EMC 2018.0116
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3862E5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) pale gold shilling of the Wheel Type, dating to the period c. AD 660-675. Ruler, mint and moneyer unknown. As Abramson (2017, p. 204, fig. 7.c) Cf. SF-0C182A in PAS database. EMC 2016.0143
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-BDF44E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A hardly worn Early-Meideval gold tremissis of 'national civic' series origininating in Northern Frankia (modern France/Belguim), possibly minted at Silvanectis (Senlis, France) by the moneyer 'BABBA' or 'BVBBA', c. AD600. Obverse: A degraded pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust, facing right. Inscription: "BABBA" (Retrograde) or 'BVBBA' Reverse: Globe and Cross. Incription: 'SILVATACAN' (starting at 6 o'clock) Measurements: Weight: 1.34g, Diameter 13.67mm, Thickness: 0.88mm Discussion: An almost identical coin to this example exists in the collection of the Bibliotheque Natio…
Created on: Friday 16th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Chislet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-E9C0E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Early Medieval thrymsa dating to the period AD 655-c.675. 'Two emperors' type, mint in Kent. Obverse: pearl diademed cuirassed bust right; pseudo-legend around. Reverse: bust of angel or Victory with wings above two facing heads (emperors), circular ornament below representing the globe in the prototype (Metcalf 79-80; N.20; S.767)
Created on: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th March 2018
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Record ID: SF-421DCA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A pale gold thrymsa/shilling of the so-called 'Crispus' type, dating c. 650-670. Sutherland type II.iii: Roman, Crispus (delaionia). Obverse: helmeted and cuirassed bust right, CBIPVS[...]OB CAES. Reverse: crude wreath enclosing a cross on a base, limbs terminating in pellets-in-annulets, two crosses in the lower quarters, partly runic and latin inscription, delaiona CAES (the latter retrograde). A similar coin has been recorded on the PAS database as DEV-E8CCA1 (EMC 2012.0166), see also EMC nos. 1948.0027, 1990.1281, 1990.1282, 1995.0065, 2001.0954 and 2016.0213. This coin has been …
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 6th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Darsham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-2E07D4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Late Saxon sheet gold finger ring. Consisting of a flat pointed oval bezel with a jagged transverse break at either end. Punched decoration over all the surviving surface comprises series of punched annulets. The underside is undecorated. Both faces are heavily scratched. Dimensions: Length: 19mm, maximum width: 12mm, minimum width: 4.2mm, thickness: 1mm, weight: 1.2g. Date: c. AD 851 - 1000. Finger rings of this form are typical of the Middle Viking period (Graham-Campbell 1980, 61, cat. no. 219). Examples from Norfolk include Thetford (Goodall, A. R. in Rogerson and Dal…
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-A84316
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold Early-Medieval Merovingian pseudo-Imperial tremissis of King Gundomar, struck in name of Justinian I, dating to the period AD 524-535. Obverse: DN IVSIVIIIANVS P P A, Diademed and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: ICTORIA AAVGGG(?A), Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: G/*//CONO(?B) Martin Allen has liaised with Dr Arent Pol, who comments (pers. com.): 'This is indeed a tremissis of the Burgundian kingdom, struck in the name of emperor Justinian under king Gundomar, 524-535, as can be seen from the letter G in the field on th…
Created on: Wednesday 20th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-EE0045
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial solidus of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P NC, Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globe cruciger and shield. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGG, Angel standing facing holding chrismon topped staff and globe cruciger, a star to the right. Mintmark: - *//CONOC (C reversed) Diameter: 21mm; Weight: 4.43g. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.113, no. 7. This is probably a Merovingian pseudo-Imperial issue, cf. Belfort no. 5234passim.
Created on: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Louth Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-73964C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale gold tremissis of the moneyer Ebromarus of uncertain Merovingian location, perhaps Amillis in the Seine-et-Marne region or Ampilly in the Cote d'Or, weight 1.39g, probably circa AD650-60
Created on: Monday 30th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: KENT-5E6A92
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Anglo-Saxon Coin pendant utilising a pseudo imperial solidus of Cross-on-steps type (North No. 28/1, Stewart A.93/92), dating c.AD 640-670. Description: Obverse: Bust right wearing diadem of two rows of large petals and ornamental drapery. Legend: 'Ζ†NAT[o o]TAVCo' legend starts at 7 o'clock. Reverse: Cross potent on pyramidal pedestal of four steps. Legend: 'hITnP PnTIh' Blundered, Mirrored first h is reversed?. 'oWo' in exergue. Die axis 12 o'clock . The pendant has an incomplete suspension loop at roughly 12 o'clock of typically ribbed form, it is warped and incomplete. The …
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hoo Penisula', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-D2E88D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial tremissis of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC, Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right. Reverse: VICTORIA ACVSTORVI, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//COM(OB) Diameter: 14mm. Weight: 1.48g. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.115, no. 19. This is probably a Merovingian pseudo-Imperial issue, cf. MEC I, pp. 464-465, pl. 18, nos. 356-357; Belfort cf. no. 5285.
Created on: Monday 4th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-EB4A16
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Saxon gold pendant mounted with a gold solidus of Justinian, struck at Constantinople (4th workshop of the mint) between 527 and 538. The coin is: Obverse D N IVSTINI_ANVS P P [AVG], helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, shield on left shoulder, right hand holding cross on globe, reverse [VICTORI]_A AVGGG [delta], Victory standing facing holding long cross and globe, mintmark CONOB, weight 5.78g. The coin has been mounted within a plain circular frame with an interior border formed of many small teeth. Over this has been soldered (at 12 o'clock relative to the reverse figure but …
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Old Buckenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-459ADD
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: Part of a cast gold buckle-plate or belt mount, carrying a single recessed rectangular panel, which contains a bold design of two transitional Style I/Style II bird heads. The birds face each other across the top of the panel with their prominent curving beaks springing from a small and poorly defined head. Each eye is formed from a single small punch-mark. The necks are delineated by two raised bands that run parallel to the edges of the plate, turning the corner to end at the midpoint where they are separated from each other by a single slash. The surviving edge is …
Created on: Friday 4th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-F287F9
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case: 2017 T680 Description: A strip of gold sheet decorated with applied filigree ornament, now broken into two joining pieces. The strip was originally sub-rectangular in shape and is slightly distorted. The upper surface is decorated with a repousse interlacing design, the raised parts of which are enhanced with applied gold beaded wire, comprising a thicker strand between two finer stands. A border comprising a single strand of gold beaded wire runs around the outer edge of the strip. The reverse side is plain but the repousse indentations of the design are visible…
Created on: Monday 31st July 2017
Last updated: Friday 20th October 2017
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Record ID: LIN-39515F
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold finger ring dating to the Middle Saxon period (circa 720-850). The ring is formed by a simple band, circular in plan and in section. The ring is undecorated, and is now slightly misshapen. External diameter: 21mm. Thickness 1mm. Weight 1.74g.
Created on: Monday 10th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Louth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-938F3D
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Case 2005 T392 Date: Late 9th-11th century Description: A gold ingot of short, sub-rectangular section, the top and bottom faces hammered flat and there are also hammer marks on the sides. It would have been cast in a simple open mould either roughly cut in stone, or perhaps drawn in the earth with a stick. Discussion: Viking period gold ingots are more unusual than silver. A large number of silver ingots of the Viking period have been found mainly in hoards in England, Ireland and the Netherlands, as well as in Scandinavia. Silver ingots from the region of the Danel…
Created on: Thursday 8th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Leverton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-92C3BB
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case 2000 T199 Date: First quarter of the 7th century Description: Boar's head terminal made of gold and inlaid with garnets. The board's head is damaged at the back where it has been torn away from a larger object. Its structure is complex: the shape of the head is built up using deep cells with robust walls which are soldered onto a sturdy base-plate. The cells are largely covered by sheet gold except where they contain small, well cut garnets which are skillfully used to create the boar's characteristic features: the tusks are clearly defined with triangular garnets,…
Created on: Thursday 8th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nornay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-801ECF
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A sheet gold zoomorphic artefact of unidentified function likely dating to the 9th-10th century AD. Description:It is sub-rectangular in form and consists of a slightly domed sheet of gold with a flat back-plate. The artefact is slightly crushed and distorted with a large lateral crack slightly off of the central line. The back-plate has come away from the upper sheet at one end, and there is a gap between the two elements at the other end. The object appears to be largely hollow, although some material - perhaps soil - is visible inside. Two lateral perforations, one on each side,…
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Friday 25th August 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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