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Record ID: WILT-EE6097
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy halfpenny of William III (AD 1694-1702), of unclear date due to its poor condition.  
Created on: Friday 1st July 2022
Last updated: Friday 1st July 2022
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Record ID: ESS-ABAFB4
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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A near complete but worn horse harness pendant of medieval date, dating to c. AD 1200-1400. The pendant is shield-shaped with a circular suspension loop, which is slightly damaged. The pendant is decorated with a cross whose ends split into three, surrounded red enamel, traces of which survive at the bottom of the cross. The cross is set against a field of white enamel, much of which remains. Length: 44.9 mm Width: 34.1 mm Thickness: 6.4 mm Weight: 18.01 g
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Halstead', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-B82952
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small and incomplete Roman copper-alloy Colchester derivative rearhook brooch, perhaps of Mackreth's (2011) type 1.h. The spring, pin, foot and catchplate are missing. The wings are C-shaped in cross-section and taper marginally in width from the bow to the tips, perhaps due to wear. On the front they are each decorated with two transverse grooves located between the mid-point and the bow. The wing on the viewer’s left also has a third, narrower, transverse groove at its very tip. The space between the second and third groove is longitudinally concave, so perhaps it constit…
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2022
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2022
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Record ID: HAMP-75439D
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of the blade edge of a Bronze Age cast copper alloy axehead or tool of uncertain type. The blade is curved, with a triangular side profile, but only a fragment of the edge remains, with old breaks on all sides. It is unclear whether the blade broke during use or from post depositional processes.
Created on: Friday 20th May 2022
Last updated: Friday 20th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chichester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-7530CB
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of the blade edge of a Bronze Age cast copper alloy axehead of uncertain type. The blade is curved and slightly flared at the remaining intact corner; the original width of the cutting edge was likely to have been 40mm or more. The side profile is triangular and there is a mould line along the remaining intact side surface. It is unclear whether the blade broke during use or from post depositional processes.
Created on: Friday 20th May 2022
Last updated: Friday 20th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chichester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-4F4095
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Iron Age to Roman copper-alloy Colchester brooch of Mackreth’s (2011) type 6.a.d or 6.c.d, and similar to ibid, No. 7480. The bow, wings and most of the catchplate are extant. The sprung pin and forward facing hook are missing, leaving only short stubs projecting from the rear of the head, curving up slightly and terminating in worn breaks. These are both rectangular in cross-section to begin with, although the lower one (the stub of the spring) becomes oval before the break. The wings are short, narrow, rectangular and undecorated. They taper in thickness from the t…
Created on: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2022
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Record ID: NMS-4D1707
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper-alloy Headstud brooch of Mackreth’s (2011) type R1, and similar to ibid No. 7283. Only the wings and the top of the bow are extant. The pin, axis bar, foot and the remainder of the bow are missing. The wings are straight with parallel sides and rounded ends (perhaps rounded by wear). They are marginally C-shaped in cross-section, with a shallow longitudinal concave recess running along the reverse. In the centre of the wings, directly behind the head there is a deeper oval concavity. The front of the wings bear elaborate moulded decoration. There is…
Created on: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Last updated: Thursday 19th May 2022
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Record ID: WMID-3AE25E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token halfpenny issued by Henry Fideo at Wednesbury in Staffordshire, Williamson Staffordshire 089, dating to 1666 on the token. Ref.: Williamson (1891, 1059). The initial mark is a five petaled flower. The die axis is 7 o'clock. Obverse description: The Ironmongers’ arms Obverse: HEN[RY . FIDOE] Reverse description: HIS / HALF /PENY in three lines Reverse: IN . WEDNESB[VRY . 1666] Diameter: 17.0 mm Thickness: 0.7 mm Weight: 0.7 g
Created on: Thursday 5th May 2022
Last updated: Monday 16th May 2022
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Record ID: LEIC-EB8B6F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to AD 351 - 353. Reece period 18. SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, reverse type shows a Chi-Rho flanked by alpha and omega. Mint of Arles. RIC VIII Arelate 188 Die axis 6 o'clock. Diameter: 24.31 mm Weight: 7.49 g
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Radcliffe on Soar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-69A805
Object type: COIN
Broad period: BYZANTINE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Byzantine copper alloy follis, probably of Heraclius (AD 610-41), probably Mint of Constantinople Obverse: [ ], Standing figure of emperor (Heraclius I) holding staff to left; two right, traces of second emperor (Heraclius II), standing, holding cross on globe Reverse: Large M; above, unclear; to left, unclear letters, possibly part of ANNO; to right, apparent date letters, possibly including an upsilon. Below, officina mark Γ Mintmark: [CO](N?) Hahn, Moneta Imperii Byzantini III, cf. no. 164
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2022
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-43C98B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A folded copper alloy strap mount dating from AD 1400 - 1450. It is a 32.3mm x 11.7mm rectangular plate with a central 3.8mm diameter hole. There is a rivet hole at each end .The front surface is decorated with engraved side borders, inset from the edge, running parallel along each side. Within the border there an elongated diamond bracketing the central hole. The mout is now folded double. Measurements; Length 18.2mm, Width 11.7mm, Thickness 5.8mm, Weight 1.86g A very close parallel is illustrated in Egan and Pritchard (1991) Dress Accesories, on page 196, number 1054. This and…
Created on: Monday 11th April 2022
Last updated: Monday 9th May 2022
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Record ID: SWYOR-400359
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman brooch, a Hod Hill type dating to AD 43-70. The pin is missing and the catchplate is incomplete. The incomplete upper bow has two cross mouldings on it. The upper bow is broadly square, with four vertical ribs leaving a wide concave column in the centre, where traces of the white metal coating survive. The outer of the vertical ribs are on the side knobs, one on each side. The lower bow has four cross moulded ridges, and tapers to a globular foot. . The brooch has a weight of 3.04g, a length of 33.1mm, a width of 16.6mm and a thickness of 4.0mm. Similar exampl…
Created on: Monday 11th April 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd May 2022
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Record ID: NMGW-D5EC69
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper halfpenny probably of William III (1694-1702), minted at the Tower of London, 1695-1701 (Spink 3554-6).
Created on: Wednesday 6th April 2022
Last updated: Thursday 7th April 2022
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Record ID: DOR-C42316
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy pot leg from a cooking vessel. The leg is rectangular in cross-section with a flat back and and a central raised rib running down the front. It has an old irregular break at the upper end. The leg flares forwards slightly at the base to create a shallow three lobed foot. The surfaces are sooted from use in a hearth. Date: Medieval to Post Medieval - c.1200-1700 AD. Dimensions: 26.20 mm x 39.97 mm x 16.52 mm Weight: 72.54 g Crudely made cast copper-alloy vessels such as cauldrons and skillets were widely used from c.1200-1700 for serving and …
Created on: Tuesday 5th April 2022
Last updated: Sunday 1st May 2022
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Record ID: DOR-C40E95
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy pot leg from a cooking vessel. The leg is D-shaped in cross-section with a flat rear and convex front with a central raised rib running down it. It has an old irregular break at the upper end. The leg flares forwards at the base to create the three lobes. The surfaces are sooted from use in a hearth. Date: Medieval to Post Medieval - c.1200-1700 AD. Dimensions: 33.39 mm x 42.41 mm x 38.81 mm Weight: 121.31 g Crudely made cast copper-alloy vessels such as cauldrons and skillets were widely used from c.1200-1700 for serving and cooking. Butler …
Created on: Tuesday 5th April 2022
Last updated: Saturday 23rd April 2022
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Record ID: DOR-C3C8F8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch. A headstud type. At the top is the stub of a chain loop. The wings are short and the right is incomplete. They are D-shaped in cross section, flat at the front and convex at the rear. The wings house the iron axis bar for the missing hinged pin which was attached in a notch between the wings. The head of the bow curves down from the wings and is decorated with a large moulded headstud. The headstud comprises a domed projection with a central circular stud surrounded by four small triangular recesses. The areas inside these may have contained en…
Created on: Tuesday 5th April 2022
Last updated: Thursday 21st April 2022
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Record ID: DOR-C26A4B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch. A developed T-shaped brooch (Colchester derivative). The lower bow and part of the pin are missing. The wings are short and cylindrical. They house the axis bar for the hinged pin mechanism. At the head in an incomplete chain loop. The bow projects downwards from the wings and is D-shaped in cross section. It tapers slightly before expanding into a flatter section which is decorated with a triangular incised frame and recess, pointing upwards. Below this is the break, but there are traces of a second frame and recess. This was probably a second, …
Created on: Tuesday 5th April 2022
Last updated: Thursday 21st April 2022
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Record ID: GAT-1BAA2B
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Isle of Anglesey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper alloy ingot or 'cake' possibly dating from the Bronze Age period. The object is irregular in plan and curved in profile with two smooth faces and a rough uneven inner face were truncated. The outer faces are rough and pitted. This find may date to the Bronze Age, however without further metallurgical analysis of the find, it is difficult to say for certain, and the find could be of more recent date.
Created on: Monday 28th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 28th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Llanfaethlu', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-16F95B
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval copper-alloy English style Nuremberg jetton of Hans Heinrich Metzger (recorded as master AD 16), dating from AD 1689-1694. Obverse: WILHELM.DG.REX ANGLIA// 1689; right facing bust Reverse: IOH: HEINR' METZGER.RECH.PFENING.COVNTERS.; Crowned four shields of England, Scotland and Ireland arranged as a cross. Garter star at centre. Opposing interlocked letter C's in each angle. Dimensions: diameter: 18.11mm; weight: 1.00g. References: Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.
Created on: Monday 28th March 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2022
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Record ID: KENT-316520
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy mount of medieval date. Description: The mount is in the form of a three-arched crown, the two side arches having circular perforations. Two vertical grooves run underneath the arches, below which the crown flares outward into a moulded tri-lobed base. The reverse of the mount has two circular vertically-aligned, inward-curving attachment spikes. The mount has a mid brown-green patina with some red-brown patching on the front. Measurements: length: 17.3mm; width: 16.8mm; thickness (including spikes): 7mm weight: 3g
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Thursday 17th March 2022
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