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    • Material: Gold
    • Institution: BM

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Record ID: BM-AEED37
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age uninscribed stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Ambiani, c.60-50 BC, 'Gallic War Uniface' type. Obverse: Plain. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind. As ABC, p. 28, no. 16.
Created on: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wyton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-99C771
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age uninscribed stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Ambiani, c.60-50 BC, 'Gallic War Uniface' type. Obverse: Plain. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind. As ABC 16.
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Basingstoke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-6291E6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gld Iron Age stater of the North Thames region / Catuvellauni and Trinovantes, struck for Cunobelin, dating to the period c.AD 8-41, Cunobelinus Plastic type. Obverse: Corn ear without central stalk, CA to left, MV to right. Reverse: Horse right, pellet and branch above, pellets above head, CVNO below. Cf. ABC p. 136, no. 2786 but without pellet ring below horse; As BMC no. 1816.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 8th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Broughton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-452149
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age stater of the North Eastern region / Corieltavi, dating to the period c.50-20 BC, South Ferriby type. Obverse: Wreath, cloak, and crescents. Reverse: Lunate horse left, star below, 'anchor' face above, pellet rosette beneath the head, and single forelegs. As ABC, p. 92, no. 1743; BMC (Hobbs) nos. 3148-3178 (cf. no. 3162 for the obverse).
Created on: Wednesday 14th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Alconbury', 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: 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: BM-1F56EE
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Coventry
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval gold pendant. A rectangular gold pendant with a suspension loop at the top and projecting pins at three of the corners. The fourth pin has been pushed inside the pendant. One side is crudely engraved with the head of Christ and the other with a half-length image of Christ as the Man of Sorrows. The pins are likely to have been designed to hold pearls, which have perished in the ground. Metal analysis conducted at the British Museum established the gold content to be 83% gold. Dimensions: 10mm x 12mm
Created on: Thursday 27th April 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Coundon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-8A252E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age quarter stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, c.50-20 BC, 'Kentish Horse Brooch' type. Obverse: Plain field, with raised bands. Reverse: Horse leaping right, U-shaped motif above, pellets and ring(?) below. As ABC p. 36, no. 201; cf. BMC nos. 371-374.
Created on: Wednesday 25th January 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 25th January 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-CDE9E6
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age coin hoard comprising two gold staters of similar date and from the same findspot, reported as potential Treasure (2017 T39). The coins are as follows: 1) A gold Iron Age uninscribed stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Ambiani, c.60-50 BC, 'Gallic War Uniface' type. Obverse: Plain. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind. As ABC 16. Weight: 6.03g, diameter: 17.8mm, thickness: 2.1mm 2) A gold Iron Age stater of the North Thames Region / Trinovantes, c.60-20 BC, 'Late Whaddon Chase, Big Pellet' type. Obverse: Traces of crossed …
Created on: Monday 16th January 2017
Last updated: Monday 10th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Layer Breton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-6208EC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age quarter stater of the Southern Region / Belgae, c.60-20 BC, 'Petal Saltire' type. Obverse: Cruciform wreath motif with saltire of petals, cogwheel and rings in the angles. Reverse: Horse right, cogwheel above, below, and in front, pellets in rings in front and below(?). As ABC, p. 59, no. 809. This type is not listed in BMCIA or VA and according to ABC appears to be only the second recorded example, the first on the PAS database.
Created on: Wednesday 11th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Basingstoke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-3B1F7A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A plated gold Iron Age inscribed stater of the North Thames Region / Catuvellauni, probably of Addedomaros, c.45-25 BC, 'Addedomaros Sprial' Type. Obverse: Six armed wreath spiral, three crescents at centre. Reverse: Horse right, cornucopiae below, horse muzzle motif(?) above, pellets in front. As ABC p. 126, no. 2517; BMC nos. 2396-2404.
Created on: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stonea Grange', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-3B0119
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A plated gold Iron Age uninscribed stater of the East Anglian Region / Iceni, c.20 BC-AD 40, 'Freckenham Crescents' Type. Obverse: Solid back to back crescents, row of pellets projecting from each concave side. V-shaped at the point of each crescent, trefoil of pellets above and below. Reverse: Horse right with large head, star below, pellet ring containing a triad of pellets above. As ABC p. 80, no. 1447; BMC nos. 3386-3388.
Created on: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stonea Grange', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-3908FF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A plated gold Iron Age uninscribed stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Ambiani, c.60-50 BC, 'Gallic War Uniface' type. Obverse: Plain. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind. As ABC 16.
Created on: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stonea Grange', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-926638
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of gold wire, probably a jewellery element dating to the Roman period. The wire is circular in section. At one end, it flattens and broadens to form a triangular terminal, which appears to be broken. At the other, the wire is bent to form a hook. The wire measures 7mm in length, a maximum of 2mm in diameter and weighs 0.19 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-923C91
Object type: NECKLACE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold necklace clasp, dating to the Roman period. The clasp comprises a tapering circular-section gold wire. At one end, the wire has been bent to form a hook. The terminal of the hook has been bent back on itself to form a small curl. At the other end, the wire has been bent form a circular loop and secured by wrapping the wire around itself four times. Threaded through the loop is a fragment of a circular-section wire chain link, which has also been secured by wrapping the wire around itself. The clasp measures 22mm in length and a maximum of 5mm in width at the loop end. The clasp …
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-9221AB
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of gold jewellery dating to the Roman period. The fragment comprises a circular-section wire which has been bent and flattened to form a loop, at one end. The fragment measures 7mm in length, 1mm in width at the looped end and weighs less that 0.01 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-91F36C
Object type: EAR RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a gold earring probably dating to the second century AD. The fragment comprises the trapezoidal suspension plate. It is broken at its apex, but a horizontal seam on the reverse appears to indicate that it split to form two separate plates perhaps to accommodate a gem or cameo. The upper surface of the plate appears to be decorated with three longitudinal ribs. On the reverse of the plate are two gold suspension loops. Each loop is formed from a strip of gold wire which is rectangular in section. These would have been used to suspend two wire chains which would terminate i…
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th November 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-91DD93
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of gold jewellery comprising two chain links dating to the Roman period. The links are joined and both are made of circular-section wire. The larger link comprises a stem bent to form a loop at each end and then secured by wrapping the wire around itself once.. The smaller link consists of a loop from which extends a small hook. The links measure 15mm in length and a maximum of 3mm at the looped end. The fragment of jewellery weigh 0.17 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-81D696
Object type: NECKLACE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold necklace clasp, dating to the Roman period. The clasp comprises a tapering piece of circular-section gold wire. At one end, the wire tapers and has been bent to form a hook. At the other, the wire has been bent around itself to form two circular loopss and is secured by wrapping the wire around itself four times. A further fragmentary circular-section gold wire chain is the threaded through the loop. The clasp measures 13mm in length and a maximum of 4mm in width at the loop end. The clasp weighs 0.32 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 13th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BM-81B9D6
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A small gold globule, probably a jewellery element dating to the Roman period. The fragment is globular in shape and measures 5mm in length, 4mm in width and 1mm in thickness. The fragment weighs 0.2 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 13th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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