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Record ID: NMS-DA4C44
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete medieval to post medieval foot from a cooking vessel such as a cauldron dating to the period c. AD 1200 - 1700. The foot is trapezoidal in cross-section with a central mid-rib and terminates in an old break above and below. It exhibits heavy traces of sooting. The vessels to which these were attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa AD 1200-1700 for serving and cooking. Butler and Green (2003) 15, state 'there is evidence that (cast copper alloy) metal cooking vessels became increasingly common during the 13th and 14th centuries'. While certain …
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-DA18A6
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Worn copper alloy Nuremberg jetton issued by Hans Krauwinckel II dating to the period c. AD 1586 - 1635. Rose/orb type. GOTES REICH BLEIBT EWICK reverse type. See: Mitchener, M, 1988, p. 441 - 442, nos. 1540 - 1552.
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-D93DD4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval copper alloy oval buckle frame with a rectangular-sectioned offset, narrowed bar with copper alloy wire pin and a straight ornate outside edge, recessed with pin-groove and flaked by two prominant angled knops. Cf. broadly similar types in Egan and Pritchard 1991, nos. 292 and 302. Length 24mm. Width 24mm. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-D9280B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy double-looped buckle frame, just under half extant, face with worn traces of foliar ornament. Length 38.5mm. Width 34mm. Cf. Whitehead nos.422. mid 16th - mid 17th century.
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Record ID: NMS-D897E7
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman furniture stud or mount, slightly flattened globular (diameter 17mm) with collar at base containing a corroded fragment of an inserted sub-rectangular sectioned iron shank. Length (excluding iron shank) 15mm. c.AD 43-409.
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Record ID: LON-D88C36
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token dating from AD 1665. Issued by Edward Pinnill in Reading. Williamson (1889:34 108). Obverse: EDWARD . PINNILL = 1665 Reverse: IN . READING = E . A . P Demensions: diameter: 15.31mm; weight: 0.95g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol I. Elliot Stock: London. Copper alloy trade tokens were first struck in 1648. In 1656 half penny tokens were introduced. 1674 by Royal decree production of trade tokens ceased. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-D7E9E9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD RH . Worn and corroded, broken rear-hook, stumps of C-sectioned wings. The face of the rectangular-sectioned bow has traces of longitudinal grooves, much of surface corroded and missing. Catchplate missing. Length 39mm. Extant wingspan 12mm. c.43 - c.65 AD.
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Record ID: GLO-D7E498
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A copper alloy Roman Large T-shaped brooch. Tubular wings hold the pin axis bar, there is a slot in the centre of the wings at the rear for the pin, only the top of the remains. The head of the bow has a central ridge with bevelled sides which runs down to a mounded knee, below the leg narrows with two rectangular cells on the front, a closed catch plate on the reverse and small knop foot on the bottom.
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Record ID: NMS-D78D26
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Probable Roman cast copper alloy annular bead, central perforation, sides slightly thickening at one end. External diameter 9-10mm, length/thickness 6mm. Weighs 1.59g. In Norfolk metal beads (usually copper alloy) have been found in loose association with concentrations of Romano-British material, though none comes from a sealed, datable, context. c.43-409 AD.
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Record ID: NMS-D6C5D4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy rim fragment from a cooking vessel of medieval to post medieval date (c. AD 1300 - 1700). The fragment probably derives from a cooking vessel such as a cauldron, posnet or skillet. It exhibits a slightly out-turned rim and a logitudinal ridge on the exterior face. Thick traces of sooting on the exterior face. All breaks are worn. See: Butler, R., Green, C. and Payne, N. 2009 'Cast copper-alloy cooking vessels' Finds Research Group AD700-1700 Datasheet 41 Egan G. 1998 The Medieval Household Daily Living c. 1150-c.1450 Museum of London, London, The Stationary Office Weight: 35g.
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Record ID: NLM-D68A18
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy probable furniture fitting. A round section loop which passes through a rounded lug with a modest constriction above an expanded flat-bottomed base. Interpreted as a small drawer handle. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter (loop): 23.6mm, Height (lug): 11.3mm, Weight: 6.97gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D6750D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible coin. Possibly a radiate or nummus indeterminate, a small module later Roman issue of 260-410 retaining no discernible detail on either side; chipped. Diameter: 14.1mm, Weight: 0.77gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D665D9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Sub-spherical hollow composite button with a ball-shaped front bearing finely machined lines, and with a small flat back plate inserted which retains a drawn wire loop. Slight traces of gilding may be trapped in the decorative surface of the front. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 11.6mm, Height (as found): 10mm, Weight: 1.80gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D64FAC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token. Milled Low Countries token, dated 1775. ?Obverse description: Text over 5 lines: *A* / ZEE / LAN / DIA / 1775 ?Reverse description: Flat-topped shield of Arms charged with three wavy lines in the upper part, and an indistinct feature below. Undecipherable traces of a legend appear in an outer circle Diameter: 21.7mm, Weight: 2.14gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D64832
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible spoon fragment. A small straight cast stem of oval section, broken at either end and slightly wider at one end. Were this to be part of a spoon, the use of a copper alloy would point to a date after c.1650 and the decline of guild regulation of the manufacture of spoons and cutlery, but before the development of the familiar form of teaspoon with a more or less flattened stem. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1650-1750. Length: 39.4mm, Width: 4.9mm, Thickness: 2.9mm, Weight: 3.14gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D63EFE
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy unidentified object. A cast Y-shaped object with branched arms narrower than the trapezoid shank or stem whence they protrude, whose other end is probably broken. An identification as the rowel box of a spur was considered, and the gap between the arms may have been enlarged by wear, but there is no visible provision for attachment of the putative rowel. Abraded. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Medieval, 43-1500. Length: 29.8mm, Width: 15.9mm, Thickness: 7.6mm, Weight: 9.60gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-D5DE48
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval copper alloy buckle frame, double-oval with narrowed central bar and D-sectioned copper alloy pin. Length 34mm. Width 22.5mm. 14th-15th century.
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Record ID: NMS-D5C8D2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval tinned copper alloy double-looped asymmetrical buckle frame, as Whitehead 2003, no. 573. Length 23.5mm. Width 18mm. Pin missing. c.1575 - c.1700.
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Record ID: YORYM-D5B769
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 328 (Reece Period 16). VIRTV-S AVGG reverse type depicting gateway with open doors, four turrets and star above. Mint of Arles. RIC VII, p.269, no.321.
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-D59A66
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy nummus probably of Constantius II dating to the period AD 355 - 361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting soldier spearing fallen horseman. Mint unclear.
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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