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Record ID: DOR-C981C9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) dating to AD 171-172 (Reece period 8) IMP VI COS III SC reverse type depicting Victory standing right, attaching shied inscribed VIC/GER to a palm tree. Mint of Rome. Date: Roman. Diameter: 29.42mm. Thickness: 4.10mm Weight: 18.69g. Die axis: 12.
Created on: Sunday 21st October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 21st October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-C92DE8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy barbarous radiate probably copying a coin of the Gallic Empire dating to AD 275-285 (Reece period 14) Very little detail surviving. Date: Roman Diameter: 19.06 Thickness: 1.57mm Weight: 1.84g.
Created on: Sunday 21st October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 21st October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-C8D658
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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An incomplete of copper alloy double looped buckle dating to c.1550-1650. One loop is missing. The remaining loop is oval and has a D-shaped section, the ouside edges expand slightly, it has a moulded floral decoration with a central fleur-de-lis. The central bar is narrowed and has a T-shaped section. At each end of the bar is a knop. The pin is made of one piece of copper alloy and is looped around the bar, with a rectangular terminal, it tapers to a blunt point. The reverse is undecorated Reference: Whitehead.R, 1996, pg., nos.421, 22, 423. Date: Post Medieval. Dimensions: 24.16mm x…
Created on: Sunday 21st October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 21st October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-C8571A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy double looped buckle dating to c.1620-1680. The pin is missing. The frame is formed of two trapezoidal loops and has a rectangular section with a central bar. Each loop terminates in a projecting lobed knop on each outer corner. Between the two knops, the outside edge of the frame widens into a triangular projection with a horizontal groove for the pin rest. The central pin bar is narrowed and has triangular section, at each end of the bar is a knop. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The buckle has a light green patina with some evidence of tinning. Reference: Whitehe…
Created on: Sunday 21st October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 21st October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-9FB5F9
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy double looped buckle dating to c.1550-1650. The pin is missing. The frame has irregular inside and ouside edges but the loops are broadly oval and are D-shaped in section. The strap bar is narrowed and has small lobed knops at either end. There is some evidence of a pointed expansion and moulded decoration to the frame due to its irregular edges, but this is now worn and flattened. The reverse is flat and undecorated. There are traces of black coating on the upper surface. Reference: Whitehead.R, 1996, no.405, 415. A similar buckle was found in the same find spot at the …
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-9F5405
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A fragment of copper alloy double looped buckle dating to c.1550-1650. The pin and one loop is missing. The surviving loop has irregular inside and ouside edges but is broadly oval has a flattened D-shaped section. The strap bar is narrowed and has small lobed knops at either end. There is some evidence of a pointed expansion and moulded decoration to the frame due to its irregular edges, but this is now worn and flattened. The reverse is flat and undecorated. There are traces of black coating on the upper surface.Reference: Whitehead.R, 1996, no.405, 415. A similar complete buckle was…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-9F441E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An Post-medieval copper alloy buckle, in two parts and with surviving plate, probably dating to c. AD 1500-1650. Originally comprising of a symmetrical frame of two oval loops, only the central bar and, in a separate fragment, the outer edge of one loop survives. The central bar is flanked by two knops, and with corrosion from a presumed iron pin now holding a separate copper alloy buckle plate in place. This is sub-piriform in shape, with a probable trilobed terminal lost to abrasion. The buckle plate has a central circular perforation, and is cast with foliate or 'vine-scroll' decora…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-9ECD24
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy double looped buckle dating to c.1500-1650. The pin and almost the whole of one loop is missing. The loop is sub-oval with bevelled inner edges. The outside edges of the loop are slightly expanded. The integral centre bar is narrrowed from the frame and D-shaped in section. The reverse is flat and undecorated. Reference: Whitehead (1996) illustrates similar oval buckles with bevelled inside edges and narrowed strap bars on page 54, nos.305 & 310, which are dated from c.1500-1650. Date: Post Medieval. Dimensions: 26.33mm x 24.78mm x 3.9mm. Weight: 2.6g.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-9EC205
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy buckle plate, probably dating to c. AD 1250-1450. The plate consists of an undecorated sub-rectangular sheet of copper alloy with an escalloped attachment end; the latter perforated with a central circular rivet hole. Traces of corrosion on the internal face suggest the plate was orignally soldered to a forker spacer. Dimensions: length 24.9mm; width 15.6mm; thickness 0.8mm; weight 1.47g. cf. Egan & Pritchard (1991: 143) nos. 659-662.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-9E911D
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Medieval copper alloy strap end, probably dating to c. AD 1250-1450. The strap end consists of a folded rectangualr sheet of copper alloy, with a deliberately expanded gap within the fold. The plate is perforated five times, with the attachment end truncated in line with two of these perforations. The strap end has been decorated on both sides with a double-stranded border of adorsed triangles. Dimensions: length 26.7mm; width 25.3mm; thickness 3.7mm; weight 3.74g. cf. Egan & Pritchard (1991: 158-160) nos. 745-756.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-9E6731
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing traders token issued by Frances Smith of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, dating to 1666. As Williamson no. 76. Obverse: date 1666 within inner pelleted border, *FRANCES.SMITH Reverse: IN/SVF/FOLK within an inner circle. IN ST EDMONDS BVRY Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were finally suppressed under Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bury St Edmunds', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9D7749
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy double looped buckle dating to c.1550-1650. The pin and almost the whole of one loop is missing. The frame is oval with a D-shaped section, the central bar is narrowed and has a trapezoidal section with a small knop at each end. Both outside edges have a moulded rosette expansion at the centre. The reverse is flat and undecorated. There are traces of a black coating or lacquer on the frame. Reference: Similar buckles have been published Whitehead 2003, pg.63,66, nos: 377-378, 407-408. Similar buckles have been recorded on the PAS database: DOR-746643 IOW-3622…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-9CF838
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very worn copper-alloy nummus of Gratian (AD 367-383) dating to c. AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). Reverse: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI, Emperor standing right, head left, holding labarum and shield. Mint of Arles.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great and Little Chishill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-9C56B8
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy spear tip or blade fragment dated to the Middle to LAte Bronze Age (c. 1000-800 BC). The fragment is sub-oval in section and sub-triangular in plan. The blade tapers from a worn break to the tip where the very tip of the blade has broken away. The cutting edges are chipped and worn. There is a central mid-rib apparent on one face of the balde but not the reverse face. The object has a mid-green patina. The overall dimensions are as follows: 47.05mm in length, 23.05mm in width, 4.12mm in thickness and 16.43g in weight.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-9C4D31
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Roman brooch of Polden Hill type, first century AD, bow decorated with four longitudinal ribs, each marked with finely incised, oblique lines.These are flanked by narrow webs which run down each side of the brooch. The underside of the wings on the brooch's head is hollow to accomodate the coiled spring, now missing. At each end of the wings is a circular plate with a central hole to accomodate the axial pin that secured the sping. The edges of these plates extend beyond the ends of the wings and are decorated with transverse incised lines. On the end of the head of the br…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: FAKL-9C0501
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Roman coin, a sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD161-180), worn and corroded with little surviving detail. Obverse: bust, facing right. Reverse: Victory standing right inscribing [vic par] on a shield suspended from a palm tree. The inscription would have read [tr pot xx imp III cos III s c. Reece period 8, RIC 934, issue of AD 165. Diameter 29.0mm, Mass 16.15g.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Perton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-9B666E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy halfpenny of William and Mary (1668-1694) dated 169?. Heavily worn with little detain surviving. Obverse: super-imposed busts of William and Mary, right, [gvliemvs et maria dei gratia]. Reverse: Figure of Britannia, seated, left [britannia]. Diameter 22.3mm, Mass 4.44g
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Perton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-9AEAAE
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy single looped buckle with integral plate dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250-1400. The rear portion of the plate and the pin are missing in old breaks, but otherwise the buckle is preserved intact. The frame is broadly 'D' shaped in plan and section, transitioning into the integral plate at its rear edge-the front portion of which is broadly oval in plan, a transverse ridge demarcating the point at which the rear portion of the plate tapers abruptly before truncating. In the front section of the plate are two circular apertures, the rear example proba…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roydon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-98C80D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: A copper-alloy sesterius dating to the first to mid third centuries. Unknown Reece period. The reverse type is illegible. Probably mint of Rome.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: WAW-987CF9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman coin: copper alloy sesterius of possibly Faustina I dating to AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Uncertain reverse depicting a figure standing left. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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