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Record ID: NMS-71772B
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval copper alloy strap fitting dating to the period c. AD 1200 - 1400. The fitting is in the form of a bar mount. The bar is rectangular, the long edges recessed and decorated with a series of punched triangles. In the centre are two rivet holes containing copper alloy rivets. On the front, both sit flush with the surface of the bar. Projecting from the bottom of the bar is a rectangular tab which curves backwards, forming a loop from which a circular pendant is suspended. The pendant exhibits signs of wear from suspension. The lower rivet pierces the terminal of the loop, holding…
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: NMS-7097DE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman copper alloy radiate of Allectus dating to the period AD 293 - 296 (Reece period 14). PAX AVG reverse type. Uncertain mint.
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Record ID: DEV-7097B2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Medieval to Post-Medieval cast copper alloy pot foot, probably dating to AD 1200-1700. The fragment is highly abraded, triagular in plan and sub-triangular in cross section, tapering from the break into a pointed foot. The front of the foot expands outwards into a pronounced central crest or rib, with the reverse being convex. It terminates at the top in a worn break. Dimensions: length 40.6mm; width 28.4mm; thickness 17.5mm; weight 38.66g. Crudely made cast copper alloy vessels were widely used throughout the Medieval and Post-Medieval periods for serving and cooking, and increas…
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Record ID: DEV-703DBC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Post-Medieval cast copper alloy pot foot, probably dating to AD 1500-1700. The fragment is highly abraded, sub rectangular in plan and broadly triangular in cross section, with a short, trapezoidal foot below the collar. The foot has a flat back and convex front, and is broken above a transverse collar at an old break. Dimensions: length 38.1mm; width 23.6mm; thickness 15.4mm; weight 44.55g. Crudely made cast copper alloy vessels were widely used from c.1200-1700 for serving and cooking. Butler et al (2009:4) suggest there were four main types of leg used. This is a Type C which t…
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: ESS-6FDFE3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman dolphin type brooch dating from c. AD 75 - 175. The item consists of an intact bow and catchplate, partial wings and much of the head. Along the bow there is a central raised ridge which extends along the top of the head. The inside of the wings are hollow and there is a hole in the central plate in the centre of the wings which would have held the spring pin. ​Dimensions: weight: 4.23g, width: 16.7mm, length: 36.6mm
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: NMS-6FD353
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy Nuremberg jetton of Hans Schultes III dating to the period c. AD 1608 - 1612. Rose/Orb type. Obverse legend: GLICK KVMPT VON GOT ISTWAR. Similar to: Mitchener, M, 1988, p. 412, no. 1408 - 1411.
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: ESS-6FD079
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman dolphin type brooch dating from c. AD 75 - 175. The item is missing large portions and all that remains is the head, wings and a small part of the bow. Along the bow there is a central raised ridge which extends along the top of the head. The inside of the wings are hollow and there is a partial hole in the plate in the centre of the wings which would have held the spring pin. ​Dimensions: weight: 2.46g, width: 18.8mm, length: 19.2mm
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: DEV-6FCA71
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy farthing token of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to AD 1634-1636. Type 3b (Maltravers "rounds"), bell/bell initial mark. Minted in London. North (1991: 164) no. 2281.
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Record ID: GLO-6F75AC
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Circular copper alloy pedestal type seal matrix. This has a hexagonal handle projecting from the rear of the matrix which is surmounted with a pentagonal loop with a circular hole in the centre. The matrix has a hexagon shaped face that has Mary enthroned holding the baby Jesus seated on her lap. Around the outside is the inscription AVE MARI-A GRACIA
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: DEV-6F5FF1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Post-Medieval cast copper alloy mount, probably dating to c. AD 1500-1700. The mount is sub-circular in plan, with a slightly convex front and concave back, with an incomplete square-sectioned integral rivet expanding from the centre of the reverse, tapering to a worn break. The front of the mount is decorated, moulded in relief, with a central pellet flanked by the arms of a pelleted cross with a sub-rectangular/oval foil in each quarter. Dimensions: diameter 22.0mm; thickness 2.7mm, including rivet 8.3mm; weight 4.32g. The mount can be compared to near identical examples recorded…
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Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: ESS-6F597A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Post-medieval cast copper-alloy double loop buckle with attachment plate and stud still intact. The buckle is complete though the pin is missing, and features two identical loops on either side of a strap bar, to which a flat plate is attached with stud upstanding at the end. The loops are sub-oval in shape and the sides of the buckle curve inwards towards one another, becoming narrowest at the attachment point with the strap bar. The surface features moulded decoration in the form of many transverse ridges across the surface of both loops. There are also two moulded knops on each sid…
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Record ID: ESS-6F1FCC
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Fragmentary cast copper-alloy buckle of the spectacle typle. Only one loop of the original double loop design remains. The buckle is 'D'- shaped in cross section with moulded knops on either end of the strap bar. There are also two moulded transverse bands on the mid portion of the outermost part of the loop, where the pin would rest if the item was intact. Similar buckles to this have been dated to c. 1550-1650. See Whitehead, pg 61 for comparative examples. ​Dimensions: weight: 4.43g, width: 26.0mm, length: 27.4mm, thickness: 2.6mm ​​References: Whitehead, R. 2003. ​Buckles…
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: ESS-6ED8CC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Cast copper-alloy button of probable 16th century age. The button head is plano-convex and features a moulded design in relief on the face. This takes the form of a sun-burst motif of eight swirled arms emanating from a central point. On the back there is an integral shank with a drilled hole in the centre for attachement to garments.For a similar artefact, see Read no. 116, which derived from a c. 16th century context. See also PAS record LIN-F77A68 for a near identical artefact. ​Dimensions: weight: 2.75g, diameter of button head: 11.4mm, thickness of head: 4.1mm, length including…
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Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: ESS-6E3CF7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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Copper-alloy rose farting of Charles I (1625-1649). North 2291, Rose type 2, c. 1634-36. Obverse: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltaire through it. Legend illegible. Reverse: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown.
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Record ID: ESS-6CF228
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Copper-alloy rose farting of Charles I (1625-1649). Type unknown, c. 1634-1636. Obverse: Very worn, crown visible. Reverse: Single rose surmounted by crown. Both obverse and reverse legends are too worn to read.
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Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: NMS-6CF1AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II, Trier, reverse GLORIA EXERCITVS type one, mint mark TRS, AD367-75.
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Record ID: NMS-6CDE15
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy nummus of Gratian, Arles, reverse GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI, mint mark illegible, AD367-75.
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Record ID: NMS-6CB668
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy nummus of Gratian, uncertain mint, reverse type SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, mint mark illegible, c.AD367-78.
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Record ID: NMS-6C9CBC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy nummus of Crispus, London, reverse CAESARVM NOSTRORUM, reverse type VOT/X in wreath, mint mark PLONU, Cloke, Toone and Marsden, 10.01.005, weight 1.84g, c.AD333-48.
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Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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Record ID: IOW-6C747B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy double-looped buckle (c. 1500-c. 1650). The pin is missing. The frame is convex at the front and flat at the rear. Each loop is oval in plan and similar in size. The narrowed central bar is triangular in cross-section, flat at the rear, and has a small projection at each end. The frame has a matt mid-green patina with off-white corrosion deposits. Traces of black lacquer are present on both faces. Length: 36.7mm; width: 23.0mm; thickness: 2.8mm. Weight: 4.18g. Similar buckles have been published and dated c. 1500-1650 AD (Whitehead 2003: 54…
Created on: Friday 18th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 18th August 2017
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