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Record ID: PUBLIC-C8B88B
Object type: WATCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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A cast copper-alloy watch winder. Description: An oval cast loop decorated with a ribbed pattern around its circumference and with two opposed lugs. The upper, smaller lug would formerly have attached to a fob, the other, longer lug is a hollow key stem to engage with a watch mechanism. Internally the stem is square in section The winder is gilded over most of its surface. Measurements: Length: 29.61mm: Width of loop: 11.17mm: Thickness of loop: 1.61mm: Weight: 0.97gms. Discussion: Watches requiring such winding keys date from circa AD1850-1900.
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th May 2018
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Record ID: NLM-9914B1
Object type: GRENADE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North East Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy grenade fragment. Cast discoid filler cap from a hand grenade, with a border standing proud on its outer side, and with a rounded and possibly sheared convex surface on the other. Although its iron casing was designed to fragment, the filler cap usually remained in one piece when the grenade exploded. This was presumably deposited in the course of military training, an activity from which this is almost a 20th-century type fossil. Suggested date: Modern, 1939-1945. Diameter: 20.2mm, Thickness: 8.7mm, Weight: 17.99gms
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: NCL-8884D3
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A modern lead bullet. weight - 29.09g; Length - 24.34mm; Diameter - 14.95mm (0.588 inches). The bullet has 3 circumferential grooves, with rouletting and a hollowed base of depth c.3.9 mm. The diameter suggets this may be for the Martini Henry rifle, which equipped the British Army in the later 19th century, and at all events are for a rifle of military specification.
Created on: Sunday 13th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-58B35A
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Furniture fitting of Modern date (1700-1900). The object is a curvilinear coat hook or other furniture fitting, with a heron-like bird's head terminal. The attachment end is flared with a moulded decorative folate design. The object is in two fragments, the metal is a dark brown in colour with a heavily pitted patina. Length: 87.89mm, Width: 10.56mm, Thickness: 6.68mm, Weight: 28.5g. This example has been included on the database for illustrative purposes for other similar such object. Similar examples can be seen on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database:…
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
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Record ID: IOW-D8A85C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete Modern copper-alloy composite hollow button with an iron wire loop (c. 1940-c. 1945). The front and back are convex and the front has a pressed design of the seal of the United States of America. The American bald eagle has outstretched wings. It has a shield bearing thirteen stripes on its breast. The eagle grasps an olive branch in its right talon and a bundle of thirteen arrows (bolts) in its left talon. The olive branch and arrows are symbols for the power of peace and war. Above the eagle's head is a cloud containing thirteen stars which form a constellation representi…
Created on: Saturday 5th May 2018
Last updated: Sunday 6th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-C6B5EE
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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A complete modern copper alloy signet style ring. It has an oval bezel and its shoulders are decorated with an elongated 'U'. It has been crushed, thus breaking the hoop.
Created on: Friday 4th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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Record ID: CAM-5D7341
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cambridgeshire
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An iron axehead of uncertain date. The remains of this socketed tool-head weigh c.1.1kg (1100.00g). It has a length of c.160.0mm, maximum width of c.55.0mm and maximum height of c.61.0mm. The butt-end of the tool-head has an irregular oval shape through which is a sub-rectangular socket. This socket has a length of 39.0mm and width of 20.9mm. The width of the artefact then starts to taper forming what now appears to be a triangular cross-sectioned bladed end. Iron decay in the form of rust is present over all surfaces of this artefact and in places it is obvious that varying sized chu…
Created on: Sunday 29th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-0452BD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
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A complete copper alloy Token of Post-Medieval date (AD 1816). The object is heavily abraded however one face depicts a female head left, the other has four lines of Lombardic script. Diameter: 10.59mm, Thickness: 1.06mm, Weight: 0.4g. Obverse: Female head left Illegible Reverse: [] O[..]RP AN[..] 1816
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: NARC-F4216A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete silver Finger Ring of Modern date (AD 1800-1950). The object is composed of a circular sectioned band with no makers mark or stamps on the inner face of the band. The bezel is composed of an applied circular pellet which has been soldered to the band. Diameter: 16.60mm, Thickness: 0.91mm, Height (including bezel): 18.31mm, Weight: 0.5g.
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: NLM-F2A4FB
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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Lead bag seal. Cast disc with a slot in one edge and a bifurcated slot opposite, to serve as a drawstring bag closure. This was attached to a bag of guano fertiliser supplied by the firm Ohlendorf's. One side bears the motif of a cornucopiae and the legend TRADE / MARK. The other side bears the company name centrally: LATE / OHLENDORF and the circumferential inscription: ANGLO CONTI[---]GUANO[--]. Chipped. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1920. Diameter: 25.0mm, Thickness: 4.8mm, Weight: 11.62gms
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Corringham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-DD36CE
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy badge. Pressed metal badge representing a slightly oblique and detailed perspective view of an early turreted armoured car set forward of a lined frame with indented angular corners A scroll below the car reads SR DE FRANCE in capital letters. Rust adheres to a pin seat at the back, with a loop at the opposite side. Gilded on the front, also with a spot of red paint on the turret side. The car has four wheels with wire spokes; armour plated sides and sloping hood, the former especially box-like; and a rectangular turret with a short projecting gun set on top of and at the…
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
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Record ID: NLM-DD0C27
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy medallion. Milled medallion celebrating the 1902 Coronation of Edward VII (1901-1910), with a suspension loop projecting at 12 O'clock. Obverse description: Conjoined crowned busts left. Obverse inscription: OUR BELOVED KING AND QUEEN Reverse description: The Royal Arms Reverse inscription: CORONATION 1902 - LONG MAY THEY REIGN Diameter: 24mm, Thickness: 1.2mm, Weight: 3.65gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-A0147C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Wiltshire
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A modern silver plated copper alloy button with the coat of arms of the Berkeley family (Earl and Baron Berkeley and Viscount Dursley) dating to c AD 1800-1900. The button is missing the attachment loop on its back. The front of the button has the coat of arms of the Berkeley family with shield with gules (red) background, a chevron and 10 crosses pattee (6 in chief and 4 in base) with lions rampant supporting the shield and a mitre above. Beneath the shield is the motton DIEU AVEC NOUS. The back of the button has the makers name Doughty & Smith, 103 St Martins Lane, London aro…
Created on: Friday 20th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grittleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-8BBB8D
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy medallion fragment. Milled commemorative medallion celebrating the 1902 coronation of Edward VII (1901-1910). Pierced for suspension at 12 O'clock. Torn and lightly crumpled Obverse description: Conjoined busts left. Obverse inscription: [--]KING EDWARD VII[---]CORONA[--] 1902 Reverse description: Arms of England, Ireland and Scotland in wreath, scroll above with legend. Reverse inscription: [LON]G LIVE THE KING Diameter (as found): 38.7mm, Weight: 18.32gms, die axis; 12
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 20th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Amcotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5BC0CB
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Somerset
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Modern gold finger ring formed of a sexfoil bezel and hoop of multiple twised wires. The bezel is flat with a raised rim and raised collet in the centre. The collet has multiple small triangular projections around the top rim which are bent over a faceted pink stone to hold it in place. The inner point of each indent between each petal is decorated with a pellet and the front of the flower bezel, around the collet is decorated with multple raised dots formed from the background metal. The back of the bezel is plain. The hoop abuts the bezel and is formed of two larger lines of twisted…
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
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Record ID: HESH-4A9931
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Shropshire
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Three nineteenth-century cast and machine pressed copper alloy livery buttons with identical designs, two incomplete and one complete. The buttons are circular in plan. The obverse on all three is convex and depicts the Walcot family crest - a Bull's / Bison's head with a coronet / crown around the middle / lower neck. The Bull is arising from a cushion. All three have stamped maker's details on the reverse which is concave, "P&S FIRMIN/153 STRAND LONDON/& 13 CONDUIT ST". The buttons are silvered on the front. There is a small cast stud on the reverse, on two of the buttons the…
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 26th April 2018
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Record ID: BUC-CBA6AA
Object type: TOY
Broad period: MODERN
County: Central Bedfordshire
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An incomplete lead alloy modern toy figure, dating to the late 19th to early 20th century AD. The toy is a seated figure, with legs spread apart and arms outstretched. The lower parts of the arms and the left leg are missing with worn breaks. The back is slightly hunched. The face looks like it's frowning, and is possibly wearing a hat or helmet. It's possible that the figure is a driver or a jockey by the position of the arms and legs. The figure is a dark grey colour, the inside of the figure is orange and brown and there are patches of white. The figure measures 28.8mm in length, 16…
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2018
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Record ID: BUC-B34F63
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Milton Keynes
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A cast lead post modern pendant dating to AD 1800- 2000. The pendant is pointed oval in shape, and a dark grey colour. Side 1: MARY CONCEIVED WITHOUT SIN PRAY FOR US WHO HAVE RECOURSE TO THEE Mary with arms outstretched, with halo, stars behind. Side 2: S IOSEPH EXAMPLE OF HUMILITY AND OF OBENDIENCE PRAY FOR US Joseph seated with the baby Jesus on one knee. The pendant measures 47.3mm in length, 32.4mm in width, 3.9mm in thickness, and weighs 17.58g. The pendant is probably a religious token or souvenir. Similar pendants on the database include WMID-2E3B70, NLM-9BC610, and SUR-F079AF.
Created on: Monday 9th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
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Record ID: WAW-4C459E
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: County of Herefordshire
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Modern medallion: A copper alloy medallion in the form of a Maltese Cross with a small pierced suspension lobe projecting from the upper face. The lower corners are broken, but not recently. Obverse: Crowned bust of king facing right. On cross arms, BORN NOVR 9TH 1841 / ACCESSION JANY 22ND 1901 / CORONATION JUNE 26TH 1902 / KING EDWARD VII. Reverse: Timber-framed market hall / town hall Ledbury . TO COMMEMORATE / THE CORONATION / KING EDWARD VII / LEDBURY JUNE 26TH 1902. The medallion measures: 37.25mm length, 34.02mm width is 1.54mm thick and weighs 6.37 grams The medallion is com…
Created on: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 4th April 2018
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Record ID: NARC-CAF0CF
Object type: POWDER FLASK
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete, fragmented copper-alloy Powder Flask of Modern date (AD 1800-1900). The object is composed of two pressed sheets and a circular funnel component. The object is roughly pear shaped with a flat top at its narrowest point, and has a piercing at its narrow end on each plate. The plates have identical pressed decorative pattern on the lower end of each. The decoration depicts a highly stylised scallop or scroll, below which is an upper and lower longitudinal, ovate, scroll boarder. Within the boarder is a hunting scene with a hound left, tree centrally and a large rabbit right w…
Created on: Thursday 29th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th March 2018
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