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Record ID: CORN-14E6A4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast metal alloy discoidal button with convex front and concave back with an integral drilled rectangular-section trapezoidal shank with a rounded end. The upper face of the button is decorated with a five petalled flower in the centre surrounded by pendant floral swags and a border of multiple half-moon stamps. The upper face has been silvered, with substantial traces of silvering remaining in the concave areas of the design. The button appears to conform to the type illustrated by Read (2005) on pages 44-45, nos.154-156, which is dated from the mid 17th to the 18th century. He state…
Created on: Thursday 19th January 2017
Last updated: Sunday 22nd January 2017
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Record ID: CORN-CCD216
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy nummus, probably of Constantine I (AD 306-337), but the reverse is heavily corroded and much of original surface is encrusted, making further identification difficult, uncertain mint.
Created on: Wednesday 4th January 2017
Last updated: Saturday 7th January 2017
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Record ID: CORN-6C654A
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy hooked mount, probably from a sword belt, ovoid in plan and slightly domed in profile, with a trefoil terminal at one end and a circular hook at the opposite end. The upper face of the mount is engraved with a design of curved feathers and punched with ring and dot motifs. The attachment knop is ovoid with a circular terminal. There is an iron rivet still extant in the knopped terminal and also what might be the remains of an iron plate on the back of the mount has at the hooked end, retaining traces of leather underneath, but the iron oxide makes it difficult to iden…
Created on: Sunday 18th December 2016
Last updated: Monday 19th December 2016
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Record ID: CORN-28F4DA
Object type: EWER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy ewer foot, semi-circular in section at the broken end, with a slightly everted but worn toe. The broken end would have originally widened to a curved flat terminal that would have attached to the body of the vessel. The foot is triangular in profile and worn but meant to look like the hoof of an animal. There are patches of black organic material still adhering to the surface of the leg, which was burnt on when the skillet was standing near the fire. Margeson (1993) illustrates similar ewer legs and feet on page 92, fig.59, nos.568-569, which are dated fro…
Created on: Thursday 15th December 2016
Last updated: Friday 16th December 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-ADAF14
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval, lead token AD.1550-1800. The reverse is decorated with a curvilinear design, there are two opposed overlapping arcs bisected by a line passing through the apex of both arcs. This in turn has two curved slight S shapes, one upon either side connected to the top of this line and to the lower arc. The bottom of the bisecting line has a small curved c shape. The token has suffered some damage along one edge obscuring any further decoration below the lower c shape. The obverse has a faint ExP cast on to it. Thickness: 1.74mmWeight: 4.7gDiameter: 23.16mm
Created on: Friday 9th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 14th December 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Guldeford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-5C67C9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy nummus struck for Constantine I, dating c. 314-315 AD. Reece period 15, mint of Lugdunum. Reverse; SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol, radiate, standing left holding globe and with right arm outstretched, chlamys over left shoulder. 'T F' across frields, PLG in ex. RIC vol. VII, p. 123, no. 20. The coin is preserved in fair condition, though encrustations cover most of the obverse and reverse faces.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brandon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-C44ED6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy sub-rectangular knee buckle with a drilled frame for a separate spindle. The buckle retains its spindle and part of the pin and chape. The frame is sub-rectangular in plan with oblique bifid knops at each end of the frame and concave mouldings either side of the central spindle. The buckle is plain on the reverse with a chamfered internal edge. The pin has almost completely corroded, leaving only orangey brown corrosion material across the buckle and chape, suggesting it was made of iron. The copper alloy chape has also extensively corroded. The buckle frame is dark g
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd November 2016
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Record ID: LON-B1EE71
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy dupondius, issued for the emperor Hadrian (117-138 AD), minted at Rome, 125-128 AD, Reece Period 6 (117-138 AD). Reverse: uncertain. Female personficiation seated left, holding sceptre and extending hand. Weight: 30.91g. Diameter: 10.83mm. Awaiting spatial data.
Created on: Tuesday 15th November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 5th January 2017
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Record ID: SF-591EAC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy nummus of uncertain emperor, Reece period and mint, dating c. 300-400 AD. The coin is completely illegible, both faces being encrusted in corrosion products.
Created on: Friday 11th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Icklingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-49FCCF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate, dating c. 260-296 AD. The coin is completely encrusted and mostly illegible on both faces.
Created on: Thursday 10th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hockwold cum Wilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-49DC6C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate struck for Claudius II, dating c. 268-270 AD. Reece period 13, probably mint of Rome. Reverse; illegible. The coin is moslty covered with a layer of orange concretion, and thus most identifying details remain hidden.
Created on: Thursday 10th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hockwold cum Wilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-34096A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate of uncertain emperor, Reece period and mint, dating c.260-296 AD. Both faces of the coin are completely encrusted with corrosion products, and no further identifying details can be discerned.
Created on: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hockwold cum Wilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-8FF434
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver three pence of James II (1685-1688), dated to 1687 on the reverse and perforated with a neat hole, that is 1.7 mm in diameter and 2 mm in from the edge, for suspension as a pendant, Spink 3415.
Created on: Tuesday 1st November 2016
Last updated: Friday 18th November 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-8A6E8A
Object type: NAIL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three iron and one copper alloy nails found in close proximity. The nails have a rectangular sectioned shank and a wedge shaped point. The head is sub-rectangular and flat. Nails are difficult to date and in this case the condition of the nails indicates a probable post-medieval to modern in date. The iron nails are covered with iron corrosion and are reddish brown in colour. The copper alloy nail has a mid-green patina.
Created on: Tuesday 1st November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 1st November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nannerch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-160683
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy farthing token of Andrew Rider of Penryn, dated to 1664 on the reverse. Williamson says that Rider was sent to prison as a Quaker. Cf. Williamson Vol.1, p.104, no.58.
Created on: Friday 14th October 2016
Last updated: Saturday 15th October 2016
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Record ID: CORN-15F78C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper farthing token of Richard Scaddan (spelled SCADDAM on token) of Ludgvan. Williamson, 1967, p.102, no.43 refers to this token being issued by Richard Scaddan of Ludgvan who married Joan Cossen, both described as of Penzance, at Stowford in Devon in October 1647. The name is spelled in different ways in the parish registers but apparently always with a final "n". The token is dated to 1666 on the obverse. See CORN-8BB990 for a similar token.
Created on: Friday 14th October 2016
Last updated: Saturday 15th October 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D0FEE1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to the period AD 312-313 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe. Mint of London. As RIC VI p. 140, no. 282.
Created on: Tuesday 11th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 12th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Brompton-on-Swale', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-BF1B04
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy hooked mount, probably from a sword belt or baldrick, with an integral hook and two separate iron rivets. Below the hook is a transverse collar which then expands slightly into a pear-shaped form with a rounded bifid terminal. There are two iron rivets that run vertically in the centre of the mount which have mostly corroded into iron oxide, now present all over the back of the mount. leaving one of the rivet holes exposed, which is 1 mm in diameter. Dark green patina survives well on the upper surface, where it is free from iron oxide. The hook is missing its pointe…
Created on: Monday 10th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 12th October 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CORN-466872
Object type: SKILLET
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy leg from a skillet or small cauldron with five moulded ribs running vertically from the broken end of the leg, to the bulbous transverse collar above the foot. Below the collar there are another five ribs which are expanding into what would have been the foot with five everted claws, now missing. The broken upper end of the leg, which is semi-circular in section, would have widened to a curved flat terminal that would have attached to the body of the vessel. There are thin patches of black organic material adhering to the surface of the leg, which is proba…
Created on: Friday 23rd September 2016
Last updated: Monday 26th September 2016
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Record ID: CORN-4653FE
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy leg and part of a foot from a cauldron, rectangular in plan, L-shaped in profile and lozenge-shaped in section. There is one central rib running vertically down the centre of the leg, from the broken upper edge to the top of the foot, where it starts to angle downwards towards the base. Most of the foot is missing and worn away with one projection which still has a layer of burnt material covering it, showing that it has not been broken since it was used. This 'toe' of the foot is not in the usual curved claw form but instead has a straight rectangular chamfer from t…
Created on: Friday 23rd September 2016
Last updated: Monday 26th September 2016
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