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Record ID: WAW-B190C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
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An early Modern gold half-soveregin of Victoria (AD 1837-1901). Type A5 (Spink 3861) dating to AD 1881. London mint. Spink (2000: 383).  Obverse: fifth young head left. VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1881 Reverse: crowned shield, no die number below sheild. BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF: Coin measures 19mm in diameter.
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
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Record ID: SUR-AF1126
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Surrey
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A badly corroded Victorian tin or pewter medallion, 50mm in diameter, struck to commemorate the The Great Exhibition in London, 1851. The obverse depicts Prince Albert, facing right with surrounding legend [PRINCE ALBERT, CONSORT OF QUEEN VICTORIA]. The reverse has a view of the Crystal Palace with legend [THE INTONAT]ION[AL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION / LONDON 1851] above and text relating to architectural details below which would read (if legible): [PROPOSED H.R.H PRINCE ALBERT / DESIGNED BY JOSEPH PAXTON ESQ F.L.S. / ERECTED BY FOX, HENDERSON & CO/ LENGHT 1848 FEET, WIDTH, 456 FEET /…
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
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Record ID: WREX-9C5DA8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Conwy
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Fragment of a modern ceramic vessel, possibly a cup or sugar bowl dating post 1894AD. The fragment is a lead glazed redware.  The exterior is decorated with enamelled dots and gilt banding which has been over painted.  The enamel is now lost but may have been either off-white or pale blue originally.  This design is known as Greek Border and was registered in 1894 by Gibson and Sons Limited of Burslem, Staffordshire. Length: 30.1mm; width: 22.8mm; thickness: 3.5mm; weight: 3.99g
Created on: Monday 27th June 2022
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Caerhun', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-9C3AEA
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Conwy
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Unidentified copper alloy decorative strip with rococo style scroll work, dating to c. 1730-1760 AD.   Possibly from an item of furniture, a box, or tankard. The strip is rectangular in plan and section and is decorated on one side only in slightly raised relief, with traces of possible black coating. The reverse is rough but undecorated. Length: 75.1mm; width: 18.0mm; thickness: 2.4mm; weight: 17.74g
Created on: Monday 27th June 2022
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Caerhun', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-5813C5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Hampshire
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A copper alloy military button of the 82nd (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, a unit in existence from 1793-1881. The face has a plume of three feathers over the number 82. The reverse has the maker's name of GILPIN & CO.
Created on: Friday 24th June 2022
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2022
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Record ID: HAMP-567512
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A complete copper alloy miniature toy cannon dating to the later 18th or 19th centuries. The object is cylindrical and tapers from the breech to the muzzle with two stepped bands at the mid section.There are flanking pivots on a central band, a touch hole on the breech and a cascabel on the rear end. The carriage is no longer present and would have likely been made of wood, so would not easily be preserved. The cannon would originally have been functional.
Created on: Friday 24th June 2022
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2022
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Record ID: HAMP-2FDAC5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A square of gold or gilded white metal. One edge has three parallel lines, the opposite edge with five parallel lines. There are two impressions in the 'front' face: an isosceles triangle across the five parallel lines (right) which indents to the reverse face, and a vertical rectangle from top to bottom (left) which does not indent to the reverse. The reverse is plain apart from the indented triangular shape pressed from the front face. Date and function uncertain. Reminiscent of early medieval mounts or brooch element, but no match found. All surfaces appear a …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
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Record ID: IOW-2DC394
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
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Modern cast copper alloy figurine. A cast figurine of a stylised bull or buffalo with a small suspension hoop attached to its back. This object is made without much detail, and is probably meant to be viewed from the side.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-2DBC74
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
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Post Medieval-Modern cast copper alloy strap fitting, c.AD 1700-1900. This object consists of a single hoop, D-shaped in section, with two recessed sections opposite each other where straps would sit. The main parts of the hoop were cast with ribbed decoration, as if wrapped by rope. There are no makers marks, no any signs of a crossbar (which would be typical in a buckle).
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-1C4262
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
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A convex, silvered copper alloy early 19th century button. It is inscribed "Warwick" along the top, "Local" along the bottom, and has a stylised "2" in the centre. This is a button from the uniform of someone belonging to the 2nd Warwickshire Local Militia, founded in September 1808 by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Gray Skipwith and disbanded in 1816. The obverse of the button has a silvered face and is convex. The reverse is copper alloy with a degree of Verdigri patina and is concave. The button is missing the loop shank that would have been soldered to the ce…
Created on: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 21st June 2022
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Record ID: WAW-1C16C6
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
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A convex, silvered copper alloy early 19th century button. It is inscribed "Warwick" along the top, "Local" along the bottom, and has a stylised "2" in the centre. This is a button from the uniform of someone belonging to the 2nd Warwickshire Local Militia, founded in September 1808 by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Gray Skipwith and disbanded in 1816. The obverse of the button has a silvered face and is convex. The reverse is copper alloy with a degree of Verdigri patina and is concave. In the centre of the reverse, there is a soldered loop shank that has been b…
Created on: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 21st June 2022
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Record ID: WMID-077BC4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Worcestershire
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A silver modern finger ring dating to circa AD 1800-1900.  The ring is circular in plan and formed from a machine pressed band with a repeating pattern of a six petalled flower in light relief. A flat heart is attached to the band. This has now been bent and distorted. On the inside of the band at the reverse of the flowers are seen as concave circular indentations. The band is silver in colour and the heart is a bronze colour.  The finger ring measures 21.5 mm in diameter, the band measures 0.94 mm in thickness and weighs 0.84 grams. 
Created on: Monday 20th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 21st June 2022
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Record ID: BERK-B3E583
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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A modern (post 1840) lead-alloy figurine of a rider on horseback. The rider appears to be a soldier and this is likely to be part of a cavalry set of the type popular during the 20th century and made by companies such as Britains. Each leg is broken as well as the tail and head.
Created on: Thursday 16th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
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Record ID: WAW-B3CCDA
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
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A complete copper alloy harness mount dating to the late Post Medieval Modern period (c. AD 1794-1921). The mount is roughly circular in plan with the centre of the face slightly domed. The badge depicts a belt or garter band inscribed with ROYAL BERKS . YEORY CAVALRY in relief. The garter encircles the domed main body of the badge with the end of the strap hanging down at 6 o'clock. the centre of the mount depicts a set of initials: possibly YR, also in relief. The reverse of the badge is convex in the centre and flat around the edge. An int…
Created on: Thursday 16th June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2022
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Record ID: NMS-A0F06E
Object type: WATER PIPE (ARCHITECTURAL)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval or modern flanged and flat end of a lead tubular object, probably a water pipe, with a very badly distorted and jagged broken end. The surviving length is 67mm. Internal diameter 50mm. It is not known whether this decreases from the intact end (cf. NLM-342DF6). External diameter 87mm. Weight 896g. Perhaps 18th - 19th century. Finder's number V14/10
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2022
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Record ID: NARC-9DCFB8
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Buckinghamshire
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A complete copper alloy Thimble of Modern date (AD 1800-1900). The object is composed of a pressed metal domed form with an outer lower decorated band and foot ring, with evenly machine stamped square pits on the upper surface, forming a lattice pattern. The lower portion of the object has a pair of circumferential raised borders, between which is a repeating decorative motif, composed of a raised ovate cell which is a single flower.  The inner surface is undecorated. The metal is green in colour with a slightly pitted patina. Height: 23.63mm, Width: 18.42mm, Thickness: 1.…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2022
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Record ID: NARC-9D317A
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A fragment of an uncertain object of uncertain date (AD 1000-1900). The object appears to be of iron Damascus or Damascus steel. The object is sub-rectangular in plan and predominantly flat in section with breaks to all edges. The patina is of alternating grey and ark grey irregular lines with minimal corrosion. Length: 59.14mm, Width: 66.88mm, Thickness: 1.99mm, Weight (total): 41.2g
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2022
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Record ID: WMID-9D211C
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy figurine of a naked male of Post Medieval to Modern Dating (AD 1800 to AD 1900). The figurine is bare headed, with short slightly curly hair. He is stood on his left leg, with right leg raised. Genitals are visible at the groin area. The figurine is naked apart from a fabric cloth or drapery wrapped around right arm, and goes up and behind his back, emerging below his left arm. A thin diagonal sash is present, running from his right shoulder to the left hand side above his waist. His right arm is incomplete. The left arm is held out at waist level, and …
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2022
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Record ID: LEIC-9AF550
Object type: WATCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Rutland
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A Post-Medieval to Modern copper-alloy watch winder, dating to AD 1881 - 1941. The object is sub rectangular with three concave sides and one convex, in the centre of the convex side is a protruding, flaring cylindrical knop. At the opposing edge is a thinner cylindrical shaft. The main body is inscribed on both faces with raised lettering. One side reads KENDAL/&/DENT/WATCH/MAKER. The other: 106/CHEAPSIDE/LONDON.  Length: 22.1 mm  Width: 12.1 mm Thickness: 2.5 mm Weight: 1.52 g The company consisted of the partnership between…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 16th June 2022
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Record ID: SUR-9ABC4E
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Surrey
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A base from a 12-bore shotgun cartridge of a mid 19th century pin-fire type first produced in the UK during the 1850s and which were briefly popular until the later part of the century. The open end reveals the pin and the small chamber for the primer at its base. The base is flat and has the maker's mark of ELEY BROs / LONDON  / 12. Eley limited were a London cartridge manufacturer who took out a patent for and first produced this type of cartridge in 1861.
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2022
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