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Record ID: WMID-D27DCC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Surface metal analysis conducted at the British Museum indicated an approximate gold content for the brooch (?) of 76%; it weighs 7.87 grams. The brooch (?) consists of a base-plate of circular gold sheet with a three-dimensional figure of a crouching, four legged animal (a feline?) mounted along the diameter and buttressed by a pair of supporting zoomorphic heads on either side that rise and curve inwards from the base. The base has a decorative border formed by two filigree wires with a thicker wire soldered between and on top of them with a thicker wire soldered between and on top …
Created on: Tuesday 30th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lichfield District', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-694A6C
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: The round pendant has a border formed by two strands of pleated wires set alongside each other, giving the impression of a gold filigree plait. Four additional plaits form arches from the border inwards and touch a fifth plait, which is framing a central setting. This is now empty but would originally have held a paste, shell or semi-precious gem. A grooved strip is attached to the top and back of the pendant, forming a suspension loop. The back is plain. Diameter (excluding loop): 37mm; weight: 5.2g. Surface analysis indicated a gold content of approximately 70%. Discus…
Created on: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
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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, slas…
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: 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 Danelaw were…
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: WILT-669DA9
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval gold zoomorphic seal matrix, dating to the period AD 1750-1900. It is formed of a handle and a base, which is inset with an engraved glass setting. The handle is a snake biting its own tail, with the looped and overlapping body providing the handle and small loop for this seal matrix. The snake is attached to the base by one side of its head and tail. On the head of the snake there are striations, depicting the eyes and nostrils. These correspond to the fine grooved striations on the body of the snake, which cross and intersect with one another. The snake is thickest to…
Created on: Thursday 6th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st September 2017
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Record ID: KENT-6D2B67
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age Gold quarter stater, Gallo-Belgic Ab2 import probably attributed to the Bellovaci, dating to the period c.175-80 BC, Gallo-Belgic Broad Flan Left Type. Obverse: Left facing bust with 'flamboyant' hair and a wreath. Reverse: Left facing horse with stylised charioteer above and a flower below. As ABC, p. 29, no. 31; Sills, 2003: pp. 146-147, especially cf. nos. 308-309, Class 3b. Dimensions: Diameter 15.83mm, thickness 1.01mm and weight 1.82g.
Created on: Wednesday 30th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 1st September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-3BA0FE
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold ring in the form of a plain broad band of flattened D cross section. The inner face is engraved with legendX I LYKE MY CHOYS in Roman capitals. The hoop has an internal diameter of 19mm; external diameter of 21.6mm; band width 5.7mm; band thickness of 0.9mm; weight 6.41g. The finger ring from Llangunllo has a form which is hard to date, existing in the fifteenth century, and continuing up to the present. Dating is therefore reliant on the legend and the style of lettering, which is typical of a seventeenth-century date. There are a number of variants of this inscription recorded …
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st September 2017
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Record ID: ESS-644C25
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: MODERN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
I have examined a group of 216 coins reported found at Twinstead, Essex and delivered to the British Museum in batches in the period December 2011 to 22 May 2012. The coins are listed as follows. Victoria (1837-1901) Young Head, Shield type Sovereign 1. 1863 London, die 24 7.99 Young Head, St George type Sovereign 2. 1871 London 7.98 3. 1872 London 8.02 4. 1876 London 8.0 5. 1876 London 8.02 6. 1877 Melbourne 7.99 7. 1878 London 7.98 8. 1879 Melbourne 8.02 9. 1880 Melbourne 7.98 10. 1881 Melbourne 8.02 11. 1882 Melbourne 8.0 12. 1883 Melbourne 8.02 13. 1883 Melbour…
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2011
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-01F0F4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Torfaen
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorative gold posy-ring. The hoop is of flattened D cross-section. The outer surface is cast with a repeating pattern of hearts chased for translucent red enamel between smaller circular elements similarly chased for opaque white enamel ('pearls') and translucent green enamel. Most of this enamel is now missing. The inner face of the hoop is inscribed with the text: My (heart symbol) is onely yours, in italic script. The heart symbol is chased and recessed in the manner of the hoop decoration. The ring is slightly misshapen. Internal hoop diameter 14.7 x 15.4 mm; maximum band width 3…
Created on: Monday 21st September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-26A732
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Ceredigion
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorative gold posy-ring. The hoop is of flattened D cross-section. The outer surface is engraved with a repeating vegetal pattern of stylized flowers and scrolls, on a blue enamel background. The inner face of the hoop is inscribed with the text: Forget not the gift, in italic script. There is an oval hall-mark, double struck and now indecipherable. The internal hoop diameter 17 mm; maximum band width 2.5 mm; band thickness 0.8mm; weight 1.94g. The ring has not undergone any cleaning or conservation. The style of the lettering, which closely resembles that on an enamelled posy ring…
Created on: Wednesday 21st September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: KENT-B2A43E
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A hoard of uninscribed, gold uniface 'quarter staters', produced towards the end of the first century BC, c.25 BC -AD 1. Description: 'British P' type uniface gold quarter stater with stylised trophy design on the obverse, blank reverse; ABC192 /BMC437. x16 Measurements: (wts. by find bag number 1 = 1.23g; 2 = 1.25g; 3 = 1.22g; 4 = 1.25g; 5 = 1.23g; 6 = 1.24g; 7 = 1.20g; 8 = 1.24g; 9 = 1.23g; 10 = 1.25g; 11 = 1.26g; 12 = 1.25g; 13 = 1.24g; 14 = 1.23g 15 = 1.26g; 16 = 1.24g) Discussion: As none have inscriptions they cannot be directly associated with an historical attested ruler. Th…
Created on: Friday 29th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-E48854
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A terminal fragment of a Late Bronze Age gold bracelet. It has a surviving length of 38.95mm, probably representing approximately one third of the original length. The 'buffer' terminal is flat and circular with a diameter of 9.66mm to 10.30mm and has a length of 5mm. The bracelet fragment has a minimum width beneath the flaring terminal of 5.79mm. The terminal displays numerous facets, presumably resulting from forging the circular-sectioned terminal. The sides of the bracelet are straight and diverge to the break where the bracelet is comparatively wide for the type at 12.56mm. The b…
Created on: Friday 6th January 2006
Last updated: Wednesday 30th August 2017
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Record ID: IOW-69AAEB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Southern Region / Regini and Atrebates, dating to the period c. 60-20 BC, 'Bognor Cogwheel' type. Obverse: Wreath design with hidden face. Reverse: Triple-tailed horse right, beaded mane, floral sun above, cogwheel below. Length: 14.0mm; width: 11.6mm. Weight: 0.78g. DA=12:9. As ABC, p. 48, no. 509; BMC nos. 519-535.
Created on: Wednesday 30th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 30th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1E8F81
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A milled gold half-escudo (800 reis) struck for John V (Joao V) of Portugal, dating to 1736 (dated on coin). The edges of the coin have been bent outwards slightly so it now appears slightly 'S' shaped in profile, possibly indicating its modification into a love-token.
Created on: Monday 13th February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 29th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-B32B46
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete, but bent gold posy finger ring of Late Post Medieval dating (17th Century AD). The exterior of the ring with a repeating lozenge design, enclosing a fern like leaf. A inscription is present on the interior of the ring and reads: A small rememberanc. The hoop is D shaped in section. No maker's mark is present. The lettering of the inscription is closer to that on 18th century rings. Examples in the British Museum collection with similar engraved decoration are dated 17th - 18th century. The hoop of the ring is 3.70mm wide and 1.12mm thick. The ring measures 20.52mm wide …
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-E5C9B7
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold early-medieval coin pendant utilising an imitation of a gold Byzantine solidus of Justinian I (527-565), 'VICTORI-A AVCCC H' with officina letter reverse type, angel standing facing, holding jewelled cross and cross on globe; star in right field; *//CONOB. Likely Visigothic copy of Dumbarton Oaks vol. I, p. 67, no. 3g (AD 527-538). Description: The pendant is roughly circular and has a suspension loop with four longitudinal ribs soldered to the upper edge roughly 12 o'clock of the coin's obverse, directly above the emperor's head. The pendant remains in good condition although …
Created on: Wednesday 12th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 29th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Ashford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-46B238
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
TAKEN TO THE BM 30/11/2016. An ingot adapted from a gold Roman coin. Treasure case no. 2016 T859. This ingot is roughly pentagonal in plan. Two edges are in the form of breaks and three of the edges have been chopped. The reverse has a linear groove, probably a chop mark. The coin is a fragment of a Roman gold solidus. Pseudo-Imperial issue of Gaul, probably issued by the Visigoths c. AD 439-470 (Reece 23). Obverse: [ ]; Part of pearl-diademed bust right Reverse: Probably [VICTO]R[IA AVGGG]; Emperor standing facing, holding long cross [and Victory on globe; he places right foot on …
Created on: Sunday 24th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th August 2017
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Record ID: IOW-24A544
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete but misshapen and fractured post-Medieval gold 'fede' posy finger-ring (c. 1620-c. 1720). Treasure case no. 2016 T615. The bezel is in the form of hands clasping a heart and two projections at each end of the bezel may represent a cuff. The outer face off the hoop is plain and the inside has an italic inscription in lower case: 'Twas mine now tis yours' The outer face of the finger-ring is very worn. 21.2mm (length); 13.0mm (width); 2.1mm (thickness). Weight: 1.22g.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th August 2017
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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, ha…
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Friday 25th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-C5F371
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold fede or fidelity ring. The hoop is of wounds triangular cross-section. The outer surface is plain. The inner face of the hoop is inscribed with the text: Feare god and love mee, in vertical italic script. Internal hoop diameter 18.6 mm; external hoop diameter 23.2mm; band width 2.3mm; band height 4.8mm; weight 5.31g. The ring has not undergone any cleaning or conservation.
Created on: Thursday 10th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 24th August 2017
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