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Record ID: NMGW-07268F
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early medieval, Viking weight of 9th or 10th century date The weight comprises a cut fragment of ornamental enamelled copper alloy metalwork set into a lead base and is near-complete, missing much of the enamel (with a weight of 116.3g). The lead base is flat and sub-oval (36.5mm x 27.5mm) and the sides are slightly concave and convergent to the top face with a sub-rectangular section (19.0mm thick). A decorated enamelled copper alloy mount, now of sub-triangular form is surmounted into the lead (27mm long and 19mm wide). The mount is decorated with geometric motifs. The lower mo…
Created on: Friday 27th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
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Record ID: BERK-EF785B
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy stirrup terminal dating to the Late Early Medieval period. The terminal has a hollow U-shaped linear shaft whihch would have fitted on to and fully enclosed the stirrup arm. There are two raised ribs across the length of the shaft. At the end terminal of the shaft on the upper edge behind the ribbed mouldings is a looped and crested animal's head, highly stylised and designed so that the beast's head is curled back and round to face the stirrup, creating a circular aperture. Two flattened crests, or a double comb,extend from the top of the beast's head tow…
Created on: Thursday 26th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
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Record ID: SUR-B1B84B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete early-medieval silver penny of Coenwulf of Mercia (796-821), 'cross and crescents' type (North 357; Naismith R2.3a-c); 'Portraits Phase' c.810-821). Moneyer: Ealhstan; Mint: Rochester.
Created on: Monday 23rd February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-4AB3F9
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age to Roman copper alloy enamelled looped mount or stud, probably of 1st century BC to 2nd century AD date The cast mount is heavily corroded but near-complete and is of sub circular, domed form (with a diameter of 16.9mm - 18.8mm and a weight of 5.9g). The rear has an integral loop (giving an overall depth of 10.4mm), comprising a pierced rectangular lug (9.4mm long, 6.1mm high and 3.6mm thick) with an oval aperture (3.9mm long and 2.9mm wide). Otherwise the rear of the mount is hollowed. The front of the mount is domed (with a depth of 6.2mm) and has a recessed cell conta…
Created on: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-3768A7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval copper alloy token *BALA IN IN ME.R-IONETHSHIR HER/PENY/1D *IANE THOM-A-S.MERCER IT /* 1.29g, corroded
Created on: Tuesday 17th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 17th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-35AEB8
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age or Roman copper alloy zoomorphic mount, probably from a vessel The mount appears to be complete or near-complete (with an overall length of 58.7mm and a weight of 47.4g) and depicts a beast, probably a dog but possibly a pig cast in the round. The beast's snout is concave and would appear to be too elongated for a pig. The end of the snout appears to have two circular depressions depicting the nostrils. The mouth of the beast is biting on a piece of ferrous plate on one side, possibly the rim of a vessel. The plate does not extend to the opposite side. The eyes are …
Created on: Tuesday 17th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 17th February 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-135BFD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Henry VIII 'sovereign type' penny of Durham, struck at the Ecclesiastical mint of Bishop Thomas Ruthall. Initial mark lis Spink 2332; North 1777
Created on: Monday 16th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 16th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hardwicke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-E0C743
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age copper alloy coin 'Thurrock' type cast potin Head to left / butting bull Cf BMCIA 660 ff Probably of Late 2nd century to Early 1st century BC date 2.39g
Created on: Friday 13th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 13th February 2015
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Record ID: GLO-B7E28C
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy horse harness pendant that is quatrefoil shaped with an angle between each of the lobs and a loop at the top. The design on the face is of a hooded and slightly hunched figure walking left carrying a scythe over its left shoulder, the shaft of the scythe is gripped halfway down its left hand. The blade of the implement is seen curving over the top of the figures head and back down towards its face. The figure has short legs with very large feet, the left foot is raised and suspended in front of the figure. Behind the figure is a bushy tail suggesting that this could be an…
Created on: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-B54A83
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age bronze Sword fitting, hilt-end of Piggott's 'Crown' type and of 1st BC to 1st century AD date The near-complete cast hilt guard is of Stead's (2006, p 13-4) Type viii and is of oval form (with a maximum length of 59.6mm, a maximum width of 27.2mm and a weight of 33.2g). Both faces and sides have an upper edge of convex arcs, producing the characteristic 'crown' form (with a height of 18mm and a thickness at the edge of 0.5mm - 1.5mm). The lobe on each face of the hilt-end splay outwards, while the sides diverge only slightly to their top edge. One face has two perfo…
Created on: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-B31642
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze Age socketed tool, probably a hammer of Middle to Late Bronze Age date c. 1200 - 700BC The tool is incomplete missing the mouth (with a length of 65.5mm and a weight of 101.1g) and has broken in antiquity. At the break, the socket mouth is of oval form (with an internal dimensions of 12.4mm x 11.1mm and with a surviving depth of 28.9mm). The tool is thicker on the more complete side (with a thickness of 3.6mm compared to 1.7mm). Each side had at least two linear stepped mouldings along its length (with a depth of up to 2.5mm). The sides are convergent, with the steppe…
Created on: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-A39B58
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age gold stater Western Series, inscribed: CO[RIO], probably of early 1st century AD date Cf. BMCIA 3104-33 (Farmborough Hoard 1982), possibly the same obverse and reverse dies as 3117 and same off-centre obverse 5.46g; diam: 17.5mm - 19.8mm, thickness - 1.0mm - 2.3mm, depth - 3.6mm
Created on: Tuesday 10th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-8CD44C
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze Age socketed spearhead of Pegged Type, probably of Wilburton or Ewart Park metalworking industry, corresponding to Needham's (1996) Periods 5 - 6, dated from 1500 - 950 - 750BC The spearhead is complete and retains the sediment in the socket (with a length of 159mm and with a weight of 144.7g, including sediment and 126.2g without). The socket is near-circular (with a diameter of 27.9mm - 28.6mm, 25.4mm internal and 110.1mm deep). There is no evidence for a lip at the mouth or decoration around the socket. The sides of the circular socket are conical, gradually conver…
Created on: Monday 9th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-221453
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy harness pendant of 14th century date The pendant is of shield-shaped form and is complete (with an overall length of 34.8mm, a width of 18.8mm and a weight of 3.9g) but is missing the suspension mount. The hinged lug is distorted and is wider at the base but deeper at the apex to accommodate the perforation (with a length of 10.4mm, a maximum width of 3.8mm and a maximum depth of 5.0mm). The shield (24.6mm long and 18.8mm wide) is heavily-corroded but has the remnants of an heraldic device, seemingly a chevron across the mid part of the shield with two cresc…
Created on: Wednesday 4th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 4th February 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-135D87
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Henry III Class 3cut long cross halfpenny of London. Moneyer Nicole. 1248 - 1250
Created on: Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Last updated: Thursday 12th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Newent', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-0BF252
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze Age bronze spearhead of Davis' (2012) Group I form and of Arreton Down metalworking dating to the latest part of the Early Bronze Age, corresponding to Needham's (1996) Period 4 dated c. 1700 - 1500BC The spearhead is near-complete with a distorted tang (with a length of 229mm and a weight of 193.4g). The end of the tang has a separate, circular-sectioned rivet with slightly expanded ends (28.0mm long and 6.6 - 8.1mm diameter and up to 8.8mm diameter for the ends) remaining in-place. The end of the tang is rounded (with a width of 14.1mm, a thickness of 2.3mm and positio…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-0BA169
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Bridgend
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Middle Bronze Age bronze Transitional palstave of Type Roundhay, Midribbed Variant (as defined by Schmidt & Burgess, 1981, p 149) and of Pennard / Wallington metalworking, corresponding with Needham's (1996) Periods 5 -6 and probably dating to 1300 - 1100BC. The palstave is near-complete with some peripheral damage (with a length of 167mm and a weight of 459.5g). The butt (with a width of 21mm and a thickness of 3.7mm) is moderately straight but bevelled and is possibly truncated on one side. The sides are near-straight and slightly divergent as far as the stop (with a maximum wi…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd February 2015
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Record ID: LVPL-B69D36
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy one piece La Tène III type brooch of late Iron Age to early Roman date. The object consists of a single strip of copper alloy forming the bow, spring, pin and catchplate. The brooch tapers in width towards the spring which consists of one and a half coils of the object before tapering to form the pin. The pin is complete and is decorated on the outer face wish a series of shallow transverse scratches. The bow is lentoid in plan and is flat. The outer face of the bow is decorated where it expands with two diagonal bands formed of a series of ridges and grooves. Th…
Created on: Friday 30th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 30th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Glentham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-6368D1
Object type: FOB
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age copper alloy fob or dangler, probably of 1st to early 2nd century AD date The hanger is complete (with a length of 20.3mm and weighs 17.9g. The integral shank has a sub-circular loop at the apex (8.6mm x 4.64mm) with a circular perforation (4.1mm diameter). The loop is narrowest at its rear (3.5mm thick) and gradually widens towards the disc head. The shank is of sub-rectangular section (7.4mm x 4.3mm below the head). The sides of the loop show some signs of rubbing-wear. The disc head has open-work decoration and is near-circular (with a diameter of 44.2mm - 44.5mm). At t…
Created on: Monday 26th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 26th January 2015
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Record ID: LVPL-118611
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver denarius of Titvs, (AD 79-13). Obverse: IMP TATVS CAES V[ESPASIAN AVG PM]; laureate head right. Reverse: [TR P IX IMP XV] COS VII PP; Wreath on curule chair. Rome AD 80. c.f RIC 25b.
Created on: Thursday 22nd January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 22nd January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foulk Stapleford', grid reference and parish protected.


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