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Record ID: WMID-61C6E8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
British Iron Age gold quarter stater inscribed COR (Corio), Western series, ascribed to the Dobunni. Minted circa 10 BC-AD 20. ABC (Cottam et al 2010) no. 2051 = BMC (Hobbs 1996) no. 3134 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) no. 1039. Another example has ben discovered in Warwickshire (WAW-6ADF25) this example has pellets around the head of the horse and another rib on the tail.
Created on: Thursday 6th October 2016
Last updated: Monday 10th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cutnall Green', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-A8134C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead alloy pattern for the manufacture of a two part Colchester derivative bow brooch. The wing have been formed into a rough and uneven cylindrical shape by rolling and hammering the sides together, this process has been completed on the left side but only half finished on the right. In the rear centre of the wings is a very shallow vertical indentation were a shot would be cut for the pin. A recessed transverse line separates the wings from the bow. The bow has a very rough concave hollow that runs down the length of the face of the bow; this hollow appears to have …
Created on: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 28th September 2016
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Record ID: LON-3D2599
Object type: BRASS
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy fragment of a palimpsest monumental brass probably funerary plaque dating to the 15th century. Stephen Freeth has identified this and provided the interpretation into the inscriptions. He notes this is presumably from a City church at the Reformation. It is probably a "waster", ie wasted work which was then recycled almost immediately. I say this because the two sides appear very similar in date, some time in the 15th century. However I think that the two sides represent attempts at different inscriptions, not two goes at the same text. In both cases we have …
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Last updated: Friday 23rd September 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-F35BF5
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy openwork strap junction probably dating to either the Late Iron Age or early Roman periods, c. 100 BC- 100 AD. The object is broadly sub-rectangular in plan view and plano-convex in section, with a completely flat back and rounded upper face.The main body of the strap junction consists of two large opposing crescents, which meet at their tips to form a broadly circular outer frame. These have themselves been ornamented ornately, with each crescent demonstrating two adjacent large circular cells or collets at their mid-points which project above the ma…
Created on: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-E82E4D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver coin: a penny of Richard II (AD 1377 - 99), York mint, struck from local dies but not corresponding to any of the groups in North, nor any of the coins in Purvey (1962). It is 17.7mm in diameter and 0.5mm thick. It weighs 0.9gm. There is a chip in the edge of the coin. Compare North (1991) Volume 2, number 1330 on page 63. Obverse: RICARD x RE[X] x ANG[-](Z) FRAN Forward facing crowned bust with cross on breast, nothing by shoulders. Double saltire stops Reverse: x CIVI TAS EBO RACI Long cross with three pellets in each angle (and quatrefoil at centre).
Created on: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
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Record ID: WMID-D5511E
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy (bronze) flat axe of the Early Bronze Age, dating from c. BC 2500 - BC 2050 The flat axe is broadly sub rectangular in plan with a splayed crescent shaped blade. In profile it is broadly lentoid, with slight tapering edges. In cross section the axe is lentoid in shape. The butt is relatively thin having a flat edge, the butt has been broken. The patina at the break matches with the rest of the axe suggesting the break occurred in antiquity. The sides of the axe gently expand in width from the butt to the blade; in shape they are relatively straight. There…
Created on: Monday 5th September 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-58C3B7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver unit of uninscribed type, probably struck for the Southern Atrebates and Regni from c. 50-20 BC. The coin broadly corresponds to Bean's type QsT1-6 (Bean 2000, p. 70, fig. 3.8, p. 232), and has been struck on a slightly dished flan. Obverse; devolved bust right with crescent-shaped hair curls. Reverse; horse running right, two ring-in-pellet motifs to right and left, devolved comb or lyre below. This type is not published in ABC, and is itself probably a variant of Bean's main series.
Created on: Tuesday 30th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-DC2416
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy looped socketed axe dating from the Late Bronze Age or Early Iron Age, c. 800-700BC. The axe is either a transitional axe or an axe of Type Sompting, Variant Cardiff II dating from the Early Iron Age. The axe is complete except for the missing loop. All surfaces are very worn and abraded. The patina is dark green with many patches of surface damage. The blade appears shaped, worn and re-sharpened. The axe has a circular or square mouth (unknown as only two images were submitted) and is decorated with three long moulded ribs that terminate in small flat pellets. This …
Created on: Wednesday 24th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 24th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Holt', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-C15BC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver penny of Eadberth Praen of Kent (769-798), Naismith C9A, moneyer: Æthelnoth, mint: Canterbury. Ref: Naismith 2011 v2: 41. Obverse: AMD//BEARHE//REX divided by beaded lines. Reverse: E[ ]/[ ]l/NOD; voided tribrach surrounded by a beaded border., mint Moneyer: Æthelnoth
Created on: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tiverton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-6E1FBE
Object type: FLAKED AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic (-3500 to -2100) flaked axehead: The axehead has been knapped from a fine-grained dark grey volcanic tuff which weather to a mid grey colour on one face and a mid grey-green on the other face. Broadly the axehead can be classed as a cordate in shape. The axehead has been bifacially flaked to produce an asymmetrical pointed oval section. The upper tip is rounded and this is due to some wear but also more recent abrasion. The surface of the axehead has a patination as described previously, and along the edges there is some recent damage and scaring. The axehead measures 95.…
Created on: Friday 19th August 2016
Last updated: Friday 19th August 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-5A9738
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy spiral-headed stick pin, Flixborough Type 4, of medieval date, 13th/14thC. The pin has a straight shaft measuring 46mm in length which tapers to a sharp point. The shank is circular in cross-section and un-hipped. The top of the pin expands into two halves each of which curve up and round forming a spiral of one and a half turns. The spirals are flattened on each face and touch in the centre. This example does not have a collar and the tapering of the shank is unusual. The pin has a mid-green patina and is in good condition. Dimensions: 55mm in length, 11mm in wid…
Created on: Thursday 18th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 13th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-213626
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn cast gilt copper-alloy Early Medieval zoomorphic plate brooch in the shape of a horse (also known as a Pferdefibeln), of likely Merovingian Frankish origin or influence, c. mid 5th - mid 6th century in date (AD c.475-c.530 ). The brooch is flat and shaped like a horse with a its legs attached to a linear base. The detail of the horse is picked out in the chip-carve style, consisting of flowing incised lines particularly highlighting the horse's main and tail. The large eye of the head which is the only real detail of the face save for a very small triangular …
Created on: Monday 15th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th August 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-88B913
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A flint barb and tanged arrowhead of Early Bronze Age date. The arrowhead is triangular in plan and lozenge shaped in cross-section. Two notches chipped into the base of the flint separates the barbs and the tang. The arrowhead is bificially worked with covering, scaled, low angle retouch. The arrowhead has been made on a mid-grey piece of flint and there is no cortex remaining. The object dates to the Early Bronze Age or Beaker period, 2400-1600BC. Dimensions: 31mm in length, 25mm in width, 3.5mm thick, 1.8g
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middlewich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-772531
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early medeival silver penny of Eadgar, reform coinage 972-75, York mint, moneyer Fastolf, North 752.
Created on: Tuesday 26th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th July 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-763F79
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early medeival silver penny of Aethelstan of East Anglia, 825-845, Moneyer Mon. See EMC 2005.0031 and Naismith, R. The Coinage of Southern England 796-865 (E45.3).
Created on: Tuesday 26th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 28th July 2016
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Record ID: WMID-F5D5CD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy one-piece brooch of 'Nauheim derivative' La Tene III type of the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, dating from c. AD 25 - c. AD 100. The brooch has a head with an internal chord which passes underneath the incomplete bilateral four-coil spring one of which forms the pin, which is now missing. One side of the coil is missing presumed lost in antiquity. The brooch body is rectangular in plan and square in section, and has a slightly arched profile similar to many brooches of this type. The body tapers into a narrow undecorated foot. It retains its unperf…
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 29th July 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-E309D9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Trafford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A comtemporary copy, gold-plated on copper core, stater of the North-Eastern Region / Corieltavi, 'Volisios Dumnovellanus' type, dating to c. AD 43-50. Type as ABC p. 102, no. 1995; Van Arsdell 988; BMC 3342-3.
Created on: Tuesday 19th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 17th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warburton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-8EEAAD
Object type: PILGRIM BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Trafford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy pilgrims badge of medieval or early post medieval date. The object is lozenge shaped in plan with a beaded border. In the centre of the object are the letters IHS in Gothic script inside an incised framing border. The letters are the Christogram representing the Latin for "Jesus the Saviour of Man". The rear of the object is slightly concave with an integral pin attached. The pin projects out from the top edge of the rear of the brooch before turning at a 45 degree angle. It is sub-rectangular in cross-section and tapers to a point. The catchplate which appears to be c…
Created on: Friday 15th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 17th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warburton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F7E419
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Bolton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flaked flint dagger of early Bronze Age date, 2,500-1,500BC. The object is a pointed oval in plan and lozenge shaped in cross-section. The flint is flaked on each face with covering retouch. Along each long edge and around the point is short, parallel low-angle retouch. The implement has been made on a grey-brown to dark grey flint. Dimensions: 141mm in lenght, 47mm in width (at centre), 6mm thick (at centre), 10mm in width (at the point), 14mm in width (at the butt end). A similar dagger which has been recorded on the PAS database is SF-AFF8C5, https://finds.org.uk/database/a…
Created on: Friday 8th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 14th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-E372DB
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a cast copper alloy socketed axe dating from the Early Iron Age, c. 800-600BC. The axe is of Type Sompting, Cardiff II Variant. The fragment features two raised ribs as well as some additional decoration between the ribs, ie. herringbone/diagonal lines/ornamental triangle. A similar and complete example can be found via PAS: LEIC-1ED197 Diameter: 30mm. Other examples were found in the Midlands, as far as Cheshire, e.g. Winwick, near Warrington, Cheshire (LE: 11,2cm; WI (blade): 5,6cm; WI (socket, inner): 3cm; LE (socket, back-front, inner): 3cm; Description: Cas…
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 7th July 2016
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