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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: LIN-878A05
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold fanam from India. This is probably of the 'English Kali' (otherwise known as the 'old Madras fanam') series and could date from AD 1630 up to the 20th century when copies have been made. 'The Kali fanam designs is based on the Vira Rajam fanam but now more resemble a goddess than the lion that was originally depicted. See H. Herrli, Gold Fanams, p. 75, nos. 3.06.01-7. This piece, at 0.34g, falls into the weight range for thses coins (0.33-0.36g).
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bucknall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-F87207
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy core from a plated Iron Age stater of the Southern Region/Regini and Atrebates, probably of Verica, dating to the period c.AD 10-40, copying 'Verica Warrior Star' type. Obverse: [COM.F] in tablet? Reverse: Warrior on horse right, holding spear, star above(?), VIR below. For the prototype cf. ABC, p. 71, no. 1187; BMC nos. 1143-1144; cf. BMC no. 1154 for a similar plated copy.
Created on: Friday 4th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 17th January 2019
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Record ID: DYFED-A36268
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Australian Gold Victoria Sovereign. Obverse features bust of Young Head Victorian with bun. Lettering around the circumference reads 'VICTORIA D:G BRITANNIAR. REG: F D: 1858' . Reverse features the word 'AUSTRALIA' in the centre, above which is a crown, it is all surrounded by a wreath. At 12 o'clock are the words 'SYDNEY MINT', and at 6 o'clock are the words 'ONE SOVEREIGN'. Coin is 21.94mm in diameter and 8.1g in weight.
Created on: Monday 31st December 2018
Last updated: Monday 31st December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-E76C0D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age stater of the Southern Region / Regni and Atrebates, struck by Verica, dating to the period c.AD 10-40. Obverse: COM.F in a rectangular tablet, seemingly no pellet in ring above or below. Reverse: Warrior on horse right holding spear, pellet in ring behind, VIRI below. This coin measures 17.4mm in diameter and 5.23g in weight. This coin is as ABC p. 71, no. 1184; BMC (Hobbs) no. 1145. The pellet in ring on the current example parallels another coin from Hampshire recorded through the CCI: https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/322243 and Sills (2017: p. 377)…
Created on: Wednesday 28th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: SUR-96052B
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Post Medieval posey ring of internal diameter 18.7mm which has been badly crushed and distorted by post-depositional mechanical disturbance. The hoop is 5.3mm wide and 1.9mm thick, with a plano convex profile. The exterior surface is rounded and undecorated. The interior surface is flat and carries an engraved legend reading: * We Joyne our loue in criʃt aboue (we join our love in Christ above). Diameter (external): 22.4mm, width of hoop: 5.3mm, thickness of hoop: 1.9mm, weight 7.91g.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-073740
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age quarter stater of the Western Region / Dobunni, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, 'Sunburst Little Horse' type. Obverse: Wreath, spike with three large pellets and sunburst across, crescents below. Reverse: Triple-tailed annulate horse right, cogwheel sun above, small animal(?) below. As ABC, p. 103, no. 2009; BMC nos. 2942-2946.
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th November 2018
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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: KENT-B85DD6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, struckfor Eppillus, c. AD 1-15, Eppillus King type. Obverse: Legend COM.F in a panel across two opposed neck torcs and curvilinear motifs. Reverse: A horse left, EP above, REX below. As ABC (Rudd), p. 42, no. 396. Measurements: 12.5mm in diameter and 1.37g in weight. Discussion: Coin is die linked to type specimen for ABC 396, coin 08.9227 (CCI?).
Created on: Monday 8th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-79439A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold quarter stater of the Southern Region / Regini and Atrebates, struck by Commios, c.50-25 BC, 'Commios A-Type'. Obverse: Letter A with two pellets below at 7 o'clock. Reverse: Celticised Horse left with ladder mane and ladder tail, rings below, solar motif above. As ABC p. 67, no. 1031; VA 353-5.
Created on: Friday 5th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Popham', 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: NARC-48DB13
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold Finger Ring of Post-Medieval date (AD 1550-1700). The object is composed of a D shaped sectioned gold band. The outer face of the ring is plain and undecorated. The inner face bears an incised italic inscription which reads: . wish . you . well + +. Dimensions: Diameter: 15.78mm, Width: 2.70mm, Thickness: 0.85mm, Weight: 1.1g. Discussion: Posie or Posey rings were a popular form of finger-ring from the 16th to 18th centuries, more often in gold than silver. Lettering and inscriptions can be used to try and narrow the dating of a ring. Those with block capitals being …
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-46A43E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Southern Region / Regini, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, Rudd's 'Phallic Geometric' type. Obverse: Plain die, possibly depicting male genitalia? Reverse: Geometric pattern of blocks and bars. Diameter: 9.6mm. Weight: 1.39g. As ABC p. 50, no. 533; Hobbs nos. 419-427. Compare with: HAMP-6E4B5B; PUBLIC-0814B1and SUSS-966D6E. Hobbs, R. (1996) British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum, British Museum Press, London.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-35CCA5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman gold aureus of Augustus (31 BC-AD 14), dating to the period c. 2 BC-AD 4 (Reece period 1). C L CAESARES (in exergue), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT reverse type depicting Gaius and Lucius Caesar facing resting hands on shield, behind each shield a spear, above on left a simpulum, right, and on right a lituus, left. Mint of Lyon. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 55, no. 206.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lincolnshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-4EA424
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete but distorted gold finger ring set with a carnelian in an oval bezel. The hoop is 1.2mm wide and ovoid in section, widening to flat triangular terminals where it is joined to the bezel. This join is strengthened by a strip of gold wrapped round the ends of the hoops. The back of the bezel is an applied flat plate, with a central circular pierced hole. The raised oval setting is formed from another sheet of gold folded and pinched at the top of the oval. Around it at the base is a border of twisted gold wire, with filigree beaded wire above this. The carnelian is oval with a …
Created on: Friday 21st September 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-364FF3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age Gallo-Belgic gold stater of the Ambiani. Of 'Gallic War Uniface' type, c.60-50 BC. Gallo-Belgic E (Scheers class III),, ABC 16; VA 50-56. Measurements: 17.78mm in diameter, 3.33mm thick and 6.09g in weight. Discussion: From BERK-A92065"Known as the 'Gallic War uniface' stater these coins were struck by the Ambiani in northern France almost certainly during the Gallic War [period] (c. 60-50 BC ) and imported into Britain during the late first century BC. These gold coins are frequently found in southern Britain where they circulated in large numbers, and where some [varie…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-B7ACF2
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval gold finger ring PAS Database number: WAW-B7ACF2 Date: 13th to 14th century Discovery: Found by XXXXXXXX, on 15th August, 2018 while metal detecting. Description: The gold finger ring is complete, although the hoop is slightly misshapen. The bezel is formed by the hoop dividing into two horizontal strands each with a stirrup type bezel with a conical cell. Both cells have their original stone setting missing. The two strands join at the shoulders which have a moulded decoration in the form of a zoomorphic face with a nose, circular indentations for eyes, high-relief pelle…
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Greete', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-67FF26
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: Complete medieval gold finger ring with glass or gem setting. The bezel is hexagonal in shape with a stepped collet which holds the cabochon gem setting in place. The gem is dark blue in colour, possibly a sapphire, and exhibits two oval chips. The underside of the bezel is faceted, the back of the gem exposed. It is possible that a sheet backing plate is missing. The bezel is 8.2mm long, 7.5mm wide and 2.5mm thick. On either side is a rectangular collar at the junction with the hoop. The loop is D-shaped in cross-section and now slightly distorted out of shape. Dimension…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2019
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Record ID: NLM-025A46
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval gold tremissis of Merovingian 'National Series' (584-750) issued by an unknown ruler, c.590-670, possibly mint: Cologne, moneyer: Gaucemare. Obverse description: Degenerate diademed bust right; this reporter sees a large L-shaped stroke for the nose, with thick lips below and a large eye immediately left of the nose. Three pellets lower left may be the lace of the diadem. Legends below are offered on a 'looks like' basis, and this reporter would cheerfully defer to a better qualified authority. Obverse inscription: GAVCVM>R[ ] Reverse description: Central cross…
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stapleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-87D452
Object type: SPACER BEAD
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete gold biconical bead of probable early medieval date. The bead comprises a single length of plain wire coiled into about 10 turns to form the body of the bead. The wire has a raised central rib creating a distinct stepped profile to the bead on the outside and is flattened on the inside. The lower end, which would have formed the centre of the bead, terminates in a rough break. The wire at the complete upper end is neatly tapered and smoothed down. The gold is noticeably pale in colour. Length: 9.02mm. Maximum Diameter: 8.12mm, Minimum Diameter: 4.69mm. Internal Diameter …
Created on: Friday 13th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
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