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Record ID: PUBLIC-83DB12
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An inscribed gold Iron Age stater of the Western Region / Dobunni, struck for Eisu, dating to the period AD 20-43, 'Eisu Tree' type. Obverse: Tree symbol with pellet at base. Reverse: Triple-tailed horse right, wheel below, EISV above. As ABC , p. 106, no. 2078; BMC (Hobbs) nos. 3039-3042, especially no. 3042. Weight: 5.2gms Diameter: 18.2mm
Created on: Sunday 12th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 13th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Herefordshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-E29DF8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold quarter stater, Gallo-Belgic D, attributed to the Morini, dating to the period c.80-60 BC, 'Boat Tree' type. Obverse: Boat with two occupants. Reverse: Stylised tree-like object. This coin measures 11.57mm in diameter, is 1.55mm thick, and weighs 1.39g. As ABC, p. 29, no. 40​ and BH-75BC34 and PUBLIC-6EC836
Created on: Monday 23rd October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 26th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wrestlingworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-9D9B6D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Roman aureus of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period AD 69-70 (Reece period 4). Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, Laureate head right. Reverse: IVDAEA, Judea seated right, head resting on hand, to right of trophy. Mint of Rome. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 58, no. 1. Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight 7.37g, Diameter 19.9mm, thickness 2.3mm.
Created on: Friday 20th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 20th October 2017
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Record ID: DENO-75191A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Roman solidus of Gratian (AD 367 - 383), dating to the period AD 375-378 (Reece Period 19). VICTOR-IA AVGG reverse type depicting Two emperors seated facing, together holding a globe. Behind and between them the upper portion of a Victory with outspread wings; between them below, a palm branch. Mint of Trier. As RIC IX, p. 21, no. 39d; Hoxne, no. 9.
Created on: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 23rd October 2017
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Record ID: SF-5D41E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold stater struck of the East Anglian Region / Iceni, dating to the period c. 50-20 BC, Rudd's 'Norfolk Wolf Left Type'. Obverse: Wreath motif with 'cloaks' and crescents. Reverse: Open-jawed wolf left standing on pelleted exurgal line with crescent and pellet motifs below, large pellet and triad of smaller pellets between legs. As ABC, p. 78, no. 1399; BMC (Hobbs), nos. 218-278. The coin appears to perhaps be struck from a debased gold alloy.
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cretingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-5C95B8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron age gold Armorican half stater, probably struck in the Normandy region of north-western France, dating to the c.late-3rd to early 2nd century BC. Obverse: Laureate bust right with crescentic ear, crosses or sword pommels before and below bust. Reverse: Charioteer riding horse right, holding large sword, a second large sword beneath the horse, an uncertain geometric motif in exergue. This is a half stater of a type termed 'Normandy double sword type' by de Jersey ('Coinage in Iron Age Armorica', 1994: pp. 44-5), for which he recognised two provenanced examples in the Normandy r…
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 25th October 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-A8D377
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An uninscribed Iron Age gold stater of the North Eastern Region / Corieltavi, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, 'North East Coast' type. Obverse: Wreath, cloak, and crescents, groups of small pellets between wreath and crescents. Reverse: Disarticulated sinuous horse left, pellets above, pelletal sun below, star below head, exergual lines decorated with pellets/dashes. As ABC, p.92, no. 1734; BMC nos. 208-210.
Created on: Sunday 8th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 9th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SH001S', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FASAM-A183C8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold aureus of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61), dating to AD 140-3 (Reece Period 7), TRIB POT COS III, Mars and Rhea Silvia. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 37, no. 99(b); BMC IV, p. 39, no. 253. This is a rare coin, the British Museum having one specimen. 17mm; 5.8g. The coin shares obverse dies with BMC IV no. 239 and reverse dies with BMC IV no. 253. It is Calico, The Roman Aurei (2003), vol 1, p. 318, no. 1686 (same dies). The weight of the coin is slightly low - this could be partly to do with wear, but it is also interesting to note that the edge of the coin is closer to the legends than is…
Created on: Tuesday 26th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 28th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carlisle Region', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-6EC836
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold quarter stater, Gallo-Belgic D, attributed to the Morini, dating to the period c.80-60 BC, 'Boat Tree' type. Obverse: Boat with two occupants. Reverse: Stylised tree-like object. This coin measures 11.4mm in diameter, is 1.97mm thick, and weighs 1.43g. As ABC, p. 29, no. 40​ and BH-75BC34
Created on: Sunday 24th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 28th September 2017
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Record ID: NARC-24350B
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold chain and pendant of Roman date. The chain is of a single figure-of-eight looped form (as Johns 1996, 195-6). The gold wire is circular in section and the length of chain is composed of 27 looped wire links. The lower loop of each link is set at 90 degrees to that above and below it. The upper end of the chain terminates in a penannular wire loop with a short section of wire twisted 6 times around its upper end. The lower end of the object terminates in a tear drop or leaf-shaped pendant which is attached via an integral lentoid attachment loop with double collar below. The pend…
Created on: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 25th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-0EDE4A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete plated gold stater of the North Eastern Region / Corieltavi, dating to the period AD 15-40, 'Aunt Cost Left' type. Obverse: Wreath crossed by bar with crescent at each end, ring of pellets in each crescent? Reverse: Lunatehorse left, pellet at centre of body, [AVN] above, T CO[ST] (retrograde) below. As BMC p. 180, nos. 3259-3260; cf. ABC no. 1929. The coin has a copper-alloy core with the remains of plated gold surfaces. It has a diameter of 18.0 mm and is 2.8 mm thick. It weighs 2.9 g.
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Record ID: BERK-142529
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the North Thames region / Catuvellauni attributed to Addedomaros, dating to the period c.45-25 BC, 'Addedomaros X Box' type. Obverse: Back-to-back crescents on plain field, with pellets and lines within. Reverse: [AÐ]ÐEDO[MAROS], Horse advancing right. Box with 'X' within below horse. Branch motif above. As ABC, p. 126, no. 2520. Cottam et al. (2010:126) note that this coin may have been issued at an eastern mint of the Trinovantes.
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th September 2017
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Record ID: IOW-12E969
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete and worn Iron Age gold quarter stater, Gallo-Belgic Cd2, dating to the period c. 80-60 BC. Obverse: Boat with two occupants? Reverse: Abstract left facing head. Diameter: 8.8mm. Weight: 1.60g. As Sills, 2003: p. 253, no. 445. These aren't common types in Britain - Sills only listed four British examples. Two others (there may be more) are also known: DENO-D6B0B4 and CCI-980336 (98.0336). https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/328159 (accessed 10/9/2017). Sills, J.A., 2003, Gaulish and Early British Gold Coinage. London: Spinks.
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', 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
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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: 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: NMS-D5AEA8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Iron Age stater of the East Anglian region / Iceni, dating to the period c.50 BC-AD 10, 'Freckenham Crescents Phallic Type'. Obverse: Solid back to back crescents, row of pellets projecting from each concave side above, star above, pellet triad and star below. Reverse: Horse right, large round head with closed mouth, pellet triad either side of phallic motif above, floral sun below. As ABC, p. 80, no. 1450; BMC 3385. Weight 5.19g
Created on: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-573091
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Probable Bronze Age gold strip fragment. This is a semi-worked thickened strip fragment of gold of broadly rectangular shape. The strip has been worked and there are hammer facets visible on the flat surfaces and side margins. One edge has been hammered up and has a projecting margin on one face edge. The strip was broken at one end with a double-grip tool without sharp edges. As a result, there is widening, lateral distortion with thinning at one end, near the break. On one face, the break has created a near flat angled facet, while on the reverse there is a distinct concave curvatur…
Created on: Thursday 17th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 17th August 2017
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Record ID: HAMP-56B91A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a Roman gold coin, probably a contemporary copy of a solidus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-78) with garbled legends. The obverse appears to be OH VALE[ ] which is probably copying D N VALE[NS or NTINIANVS P F AVG] and the reverse is [ ]ITVOR[ ] which most likely copies RESTIVTOR REI PVBLICAE or similar, with and emperor standing, holding Victory on globe and standard. The reverse depicts a beaded upright, which seems to be part of the pole of the standard. The fragment looks intentionally cut along its three non-original edges and is bent in profile, with a U-shaped…
Created on: Thursday 17th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 1st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warsash', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1B4F1D
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T711: disclaimed, returned to finder Description: A Post-Medieval gold signet ring. At the apex of the hoop is a large, slightly projecting flat oval bezel. A circumferential beaded border surmounting an incised collar decorates the lateral edges of the bezel. This is highly abraded and only the incised line is visible in places. The bezel itself is engraved with a depiction of a double headed eagle with outstretched wings within a simple corded oval border. The hoop and its shoulders are plain, featuring no maker's or hall marks. Damage to the base of the hoop ha…
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Glastonbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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