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    • Material: Copper alloy
    • Institution: YORYM

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Record ID: YORYM-910815
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to the period AD 321 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed VOT//IS/XX with three stars above. Mint of Lyon. RIC VII, p.132, no.148.
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-90E21B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy sestertius of an uncertain Severan emperor dating to the period AD 193 - 235 (Reece Period 10-11). Uncertain reverse type. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-90B6DF
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Sterling bust jetton issued under Edward II dating to the period AD 1310 - 1314. Long cross with pellets in angles within border of pellets. Mint of London. Class 11. Similar jettons can be seen in Mitchiner, p.100, no's.118-120. The basic design of the jetton is based on the sterling pennies introduced by Edward I in 1279 though bear decorative borders rather than the legends typically seen on coins of the period. A perforation is present at the centre of the reverse cross. Mitchiner (p.95-6) describes the appearance of piercings on sterling bust jettons as a 'peculi…
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-7E05BA
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete pair of copper-alloy tweezers of Early-Medieval date, c.AD 400 - 700. The tweezers are comprised of a single piece of metal folded in half to create two parallel plates with a D-sectioned loop for attachment at the apex. Below the loop the narrow D-sectioned neck extends, expanding to form wide triangular plates with inwardly curved terminals. The neck is decorated with a series of transverse grooves resulting in a ribbed effect. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The tweezers are 56.5mm long, 3.9mm wide at the neck, 14.6mm wide at the tweezing ends, 1.5mm thick …
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-7BC5C2
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper-alloy toggle of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 100 BC - AD 100. The toggle is of the dumbbell type comprising two globular hemispherical terminals joined by a waisted central circular shaft. Integral raised collars are present where the shaft and terminals meet. One terminal is slightly larger than the other and part of one collar is lost to wear. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The toggle is 17.7mm long, 10.4mm in diameter at the terminals, 5.7mm in diameter at the shaft and weighs 6.8g. Numerous similar examples have been recorded on the Portable An…
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-7BBB11
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper-alloy toggle of late Iron Age to Roman date, c. 100 BC - AD 100. The toggle is of the dumbell type comprising two globular hemispherical terminals joined by a waisted central circular shaft. Integral raised collars are present where the shaft and terminals meet. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The toggle is 19.1mm long, 10.4mm in diameter at the terminals, 5.5mm in diameter at the shaft and weighs 8.1g. Numerous similar examples have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database, see: YORYM-CE9F7C, YORYM-CC249E, YORYM-2DC666, YORYM-44D65D, …
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-7BA8DC
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper-alloy finger ring, of probable late Iron Age to Roman date, c.50 BC - 300 AD. The ring is cast in one piece and is relatively uniform in diameter with a broadly D-shaped cross section. The outer surface of the ring is decorated with a single groove which divides the ring, resulting in a coil effect. The interior surface of the ring is smooth and undecorated. The metal has a dark green abraded patina. The ring is 12.5mm tall, 24.1mm in diameter, 3mm thick and weighs 13.1g. Similar examples have been recorded on the PAS database. For examples see HESH-EA57F3, LVPL-038…
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-7B7474
Object type: MINIATURE OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy miniature object in the form of a flat axehead of Iron Age to Roman date, c.800 BC - AD 410. The object is sub-rectangular, flaring widely to the cutting edge and rounded to the butt end. One side expands to forma semi-circular loop. The object is undecorated. The metal has a mid-green patina and is in fair condition. The axehead is 16.2mm long, 17.5mm wide, 4.8mm thick and weighs 3.1g. Miniature axeheads are thought to be votive in nature and may have been worn as pendants. Similar examples have been recorded on the PAS database, for examples see NARC-1D5924…
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-6A9684
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 310 - 313 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting bust of Sol right. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p.227, no.892.
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-6A81A4
Object type: NAIL CLEANER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy nail cleaner of Roman date, c.AD 50 - 200. Crummy Type 2a. The blade is a pointed leaf shape, tapering gently from rounded shoulders to a narrow shaft which terminates in a worn break. The rounded shoulders taper to a sub-ovate collared neck with an attachment loop terminal which is in line with the blade. The loop is broken and worn and the blade is decorated on both sides with a faint incised spine. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The nail cleaner is 40.8mm long, 13.7mm wide, 5.3mm thick and weighs 4.4g. A similar example is illustrated in …
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-6A6B1E
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy harness pendant of medieval date, c.AD 1340 - 1406. The pendant is lozenge shaped with an integral suspension loop projecting centrally from the upper pointed end. The loop is broken and worn. The front surface if the shield bears heraldic decoration quartered party per cross with a fleur de lis in the upper left and lower right angles. The arms of England featuring three lion passant decorate the upper right and lower left angles. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The metal has a dark red/brown patina and is worn. The pendant is 45.9mm long, 34.9mm wide…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-6A0BA4
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy rowel spur of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1650 - 1850. The reaming portion comprises the rowel box (the rowel is missing), neck and part of the sides, both of which terminate in worn brakes. The neck is circular in section, tapering and splitting in to two forming the rowel box. Both sides of the box are broken and worn. The neck is decorated with eight (8) parallel rows of punched crescents. The opposite end of the neck widens and forks to form curved arms with a D-shaped section. Both arms terminate in worn breaks. The outer surface of the spur is decorated …
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-698254
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy pin of Roman date, c.AD 43 - 410. The head of the pin is biconical with a beaded median ridge and a cross formed of parallel grooves to the upper hemisphere. A circular sectioned shaft extends from the centre of the lower hemisphere, tapering in diameter to a worn break. The metal has a dark green/brown patina and is worn. The pin is 45.8mm long, 8mm in diameter at the head, 2.2mm in diameter at the shaft and weighs 3.1g. Similar pins have been recorded as LEIC-7D7996, SF-6D904A, NMS-1A4999 and YORYM-7A89E6.
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-019D9E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy Aucissa brooch of Roman date, c.AD 43 - 75. The head of the brooch is formed from a flat, rectangular panel which splits into two at the back and rolls up and round to form the integral hinge. An axis bar remains through the rolls with a circular sectioned hinge fitted with a closed loop. The pin tapers to a point. From the front of the head plate an integral D-sectioned bow extends with a steeply curved profile which tapers in width to a bulbous rounded foot knop. The front surface of the bow is decorated with a raised central spine. A catchplate projects fro…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-01448D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Headstud variant brooch of Roman date, c.AD 150-200. The head of the brooch comprises tubular wings which act as an integral double lug hinge mechanism through which an axis bar remains. The loop of a pin remains around the axis bar though the pin proper has been lost to a worn break. Longitudinal ridges adorn the front faces of the tubular wings and there is a transverse groove running across the top. The fragmentary remains of an integral attachment loop project slightly from the upper edge of the head but terminate in worn breaks. The bow curves forwar…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-00B6AB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Bow and Fantail brooch of Roman date, c.AD 43-200. The head of the brooch comprises tubular wings which act as an integral double lug hinge mechanism through which an axis bar remains. Only one tubular wing remains intact, the other is fragmentary. The pin no longer remains. An integral attachment loop projects centrally from the upper edge of the head with a small central perforation which is mostly obscured by corrosion product. The front of the head tapers to a narrow bow with two parallel incised lines running down its length. A triangular foot exten…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0059D8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy disc brooch of Roman date, c.AD 100-200. The disc is ovular with uneven, worn breaks on all edges. The outer face is decorated with six pellets arranged around a central pellet. Each of the outer pellets is connected to the pellets flanking it by a raised arcing line, creating a six cusped cell around the centre. Small red flecks remain within the central arced cell, which could be traces of enamel. The reverse is undecorated. Fragmentary traces of a lug and a catchplate remain, but the majority of the hinge mechanism and pin have been lost. The metal …
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-FFB458
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy button and loop fastener of Roman date, c.AD 50-200. The head of the fastener is semi-circular in shape, formed of a C-shaped twin domed trumpet coil which meets and joins at the inner points of the trumpet terminals, forming a loop with an empty centre. There is a lozenge shaped raised knop at the narrowest point of the coil, above the shank attachment. The shank extends straight down from the reverse of the head, and bends at 90 degrees before forming a triangular attachment loop. The orientation of the shank results in the head and loop being on different …
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-FF140B
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy button and loop fastener of Roman date, c.AD 50-200. Wild Class III. The head of the fastener is teardrop shaped, with a central circular boss within a circumferential recess. The surrounding moulding is raised and drawn out into a point. The ridge of the point is flanked by engraved lines. Another engraved line runs around the outer circumference of the head and across the sides of the point, meeting the lines on either side of the ridge. The shank extends straight down from the reverse of the head, and bends at 90 degrees before splitting in to two arms, b…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-FDDC90
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy stirrup strap mount of Early-Medieval to Medieval date, c.AD 1000-1100. The strap mount is probably of Williams' Class A, Type 10C. The mount is sub-triangular in plan and convex, with the remains of a circular pierced attachment loop at the top, broken at either side of the hole. At the other end of the mount are two rectangular areas of dark corrosion product in either corner, over where the rivets would be. The shape of the corrosion is possibly indicative of plate rivets, although no parallels for this could be found. The outer face is decorated with a mo…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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