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Record ID: LVPL-5B5784
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Irish penny of Edward IV of the light cross and pellets issue type 38 with roses by neck and crown and qautrefoil in centre of reverse. Reverse: CI[VI/T]AS/WATER?/FOR; long cross dividing legend, quatrefoil in centre. Minted in Waterford AD1470-1478?
Created on: Thursday 15th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-9E799C
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast and decorated socketed chisel head dating to the Late Bronze Age / Early Iron Age transitional period c.9th-8th century BC, Ewart Park Phase. Description: The chisel has a wide flat crescent shaped blade at the end of a long cylindrical body. The blade heavily abraded. The socket end has an oval aperture 10.57mm by 7.97mm. Each edge has a pair of opposed diagonal lines incised on them, creating a feathered decorative affect. One of the thin edges has the feathering go all the way up to the blade while the other stops before the blade begins to fan out. A fifth line …
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-8898C4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Irregular cast copper alloy radiate of Gallienus, the prototype is a Milan issue with obverse IMP GALL[...]VG, radiate head right, reverse SALVS AVG, Aesculapius standing, cf Normanby 450 or 455, 6th or 7th series, weight 2.01g, c.AD260-75
Created on: Monday 5th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-302794
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy wire ring possibly dating to the Roman period. The object consists of two strips of wire which are bent into a circle to form the band. The ends overlap and curl around the band forming two slip knots. The strips of wire are circular in cross-section. Dimensions: 19mm in diameter, 11mm in width at the bezel, 1.50g. This basic style of slip-knotted wire ring had a long life (there are Roman examples) but was perhaps most popular in the 7th century AD, when it was most commonly used on necklaces. Similar finger rings are known from Viking graves and hoards of the la…
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: GLO-0A50B9
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
~~Copper alloy composite strap end that is made from two undecorated sheet plates that the strap. The top plate is a long rectangular plate that has a pointed forward edge. The bottom plate is slightly smaller and has a deep V-shape notch at the rear. A copper alloy rivet attached the two plates together and a second copper alloy rivet attaches the strap to object. Remarkably the end of the belt is still attached to strap end. This belt is a cloth woven belt, the wool has now lost all of it pigmentation giving it an off white colour but the weave and even individual fibres of the clo…
Created on: Tuesday 30th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th February 2018
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Record ID: ESS-0837E0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early-medieval silver penny of Offa of Mercia (757-96), Light Coinage (c.765-92), mint: Canterbury, moneyer: Udd, obverse: Chick 103 (North 261), reverse: Chick 87-8 (North 200). Refs: Chick 2010: pl. 14 (obverse), pl. 12 (reverse). ​The coin is somewhat worn, particularly on the reverse, of which only the central portion is visible, with the outer esges of the coin face having worn away.
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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Record ID: ESS-E29339
Object type: SPATULA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper-alloy Roman razor or spatula handle dating from c. AD100 - 250. The item is anthropomorphic and takes the form of a bust of Minerva. The head is represented three-dimensionally with stylised features. The head is sub-ovoid with incised eye formed of two rings with dots in the centre. The mouth is represented by a linear groove. The hair and helmet are cast in moulded relief. The hair is shown below the rim of the Corinthian helmet (the top of which is missing), and is represented by short linear incisions. The helmet rises from the head in a lentoid-conical shape, thoug…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th February 2018
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Record ID: BUC-E114D2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Roman to early medieval buckle, plate and pin dating to 350-450 AD, Hawkes and Dunning type Ib. The buckle is D shaped, with two horse heads projecting from the outer loop. The horse heads face in different directions. Each head has decorated with incised lines depicting the horses' features, with a ring for an eye, and C shapes running down the mane and the neck of the animal. The mouth is open in a V shape. The loop of the buckle is raised above the horse heads, and has a triangular moulded groove for the pin rest. The rest of the loop is decorated with a continuing m…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: BERK-8D38B7
Object type: CHAPE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy winged chape dating from the Early Iron Age, c. 800-600 BC. The chape is missing sections from the ends of both wings and is damaged and distorted in the central section. Overall in plan the chape has two long swept-back wings which are sub-triangular section and that taper as they extend away from the hollow central section. The opening for the scabbard is of pointed-oval form with a raised collar above around the opening. This is now damaged and distorted. The lower, outer edge of the chape has a stepped moulding to the rounded basal section. Early…
Created on: Friday 12th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
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Record ID: WMID-77F1F9
Object type: HANGER
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy hanger probably from a Roman/Early-Medieval oil flask, dating to circa AD 43-900. The object is broadly pelta-shaped with two hooked arms extending either side of a rectangular shaft. The hooked arms terminate in expanded zoomorphic terminals while the rectangular shaft has an upper circular suspension loop. The terminals depict an animal with head tilted back and mouth open. Although the surfaces have a well developed patina it is possible to identify some decoration on the arms. A series of small prounounced ribs extend along the back of the animals head a…
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-766D45
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy mount probably dating to the Roman period. The object is ciruclar in plan with a flat undecorated reverse. The front of the obejct is decorated with a raised moulded face, possibly depicting Medusa. The oval face has a rounded chin, full lips and a rounded projecting nose. The eyes a worn but appear to be sunken. The hair is moulded in the form of wavy strands which run down to the chin. Surrounding the face the object is bordered by a double ridged circumferential border. The outer edges of the object are worn and incomplete, probably due to abrasion which occurred …
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-619B89
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver penny of Eadwald of East Anglia (c.796-798/800), three line phase (Naismith E1.2), mint: East Anglia (Ipswich?), moneyer: Botred. Ref: Naismith 2011: 299. The coin is complete but bent and there is a small rip in the outer edge at 11 o'clock on the obverse. Obverse: +LD/+EDVA/REX in three rectangular panels Reverse: tribrach with rounded ends and pellet at centre, BO/TR/ED
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eye Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-BDC21A
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy object of uncertain function, probably dating from the medieval to the post-medieval period. The object is sub-circular in plan with a wide rearward projecting hook at one end. At the opposite straight edged end of the object are two rounded projections which curve inwards and may have joined. The majority of the surface decoration has been obscured with corrosion however where the corrosion hasn't taken hold gilding is visible on each face. At the junction between the hooked tab and the body of the object is a double moulded inverted V-shaped ridge. A…
Created on: Thursday 21st December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 9th January 2018
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Record ID: SF-3AE4A2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of an early medieval (early Anglo-Saxon) silvered, garnet and gold foil inlaid triangular buckle plate. Only the outer end of the plate survives. This has a concave reverse with a rim c.3.3mm wide around its outer edges. The toe of the plate is circular in shape (11.94mm in diameter) with a small circular hole through its centre where a separate boss was most likely attached originally. Behind this the outer face of the plate is decorated with a rectangular recess, c.3mm wide, running along each edge with a raised section - trapezoidal in shape and expanding towards its out…
Created on: Friday 15th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-942D3C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: An incomplete lead alloy salt pan of Roman date. The object consists of two halves of a salt pan of flattened lead alloy each of which are rectangular in plan with a folded rectangular rim along two edges. The remaining two edges on each half appear to have been cut in what appears to be a deliberate way. One half of the object (fragment 1) is marked with three circles in a triangular formation next to the numerals XXX. These are likely to be a measure of capacity. The other half (fragment 2) has been stamped with a possible name reading (OCCOTHOM) written with wha…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th December 2017
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Record ID: WAW-5B39CA
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval (c. AD 900 to 950) sword guard, probably Petersen Type P: The guard is rectangular in plan with a concave lower edge and convex upper edge. In section the guard is slightly trapezoidal with rounded corners. The terminals taper to a rounded vertical edge with one terminal having a hole due to corrosion. The guard is hollow and has a slot running the length of the lower edge and is squashed together in two places forming three holes. The upper edge has a central sub-rectangular slot with a circular cell or rivet hole either side. The surface of the guard is heavily abr…
Created on: Monday 4th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th December 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-ECD4AA
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy socketed side-looped spearhead dating from the middle to late Bronze Age, (1500-800BC). The spearhead is sub triangular in plan and profile with an incomplete and abraded sub-oval / leaf-shaped blade, and conical socket. The socket appears oval in cross-section. The tip of the spearhead is missing and the break is concave in plan and does not appear to be recent. The base of the socket is incomplete, with an irregular break revealing the interior which is compacted with material, including what appears to be remnants of the wooden haft still in situ. T…
Created on: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whitegate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-D7E0AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver penny of Edmund (939-946), 'two-line' type (HT1; North 688), moneyer: Aethelmund. Ref: North 1994: 138. Obverse small cross pattee within a circle surrounded by the inscription EDMUND REX. The obverse is double struck. Reverse: moneyer's name in two lines divided by a line of three crosses in the centre, trefoil of pellets above and below. AÐELM/VNDMO (the ETH are Ligatured)
Created on: Tuesday 28th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tidenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-C1D6F4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver penny of Eadred (946-55), two-line type, HR1 (North 707), moneyer: Rodbert, mint: uncertain (north-western mint?). Ref: North 1994, 141 Obverse has the legend [ ]R[ ]D REX with an unbroken inner circle. Reverse has moneyers name in two lines divided by three crosses and a rosette above and below.Legend reads [ ]BERH[ ]/[ ]ES mOT. Diameter: 21.9mm; weight: 0.5g
Created on: Monday 27th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Oakenholt', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ASHM-BF42C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age silver minim attributed to the Atrebates/Regni, dating to the period 50-20 BC. 'Lambourn dragon' type (ABC 893).
Created on: Monday 27th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Childrey', grid reference and parish protected.


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