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Record ID: LVPL-F53E67
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
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A copper alloy nummus of Constans (337-350) or Constantius II (337-361). Reverse: [VICTO]RIAE DD AVGGQ NN; two Victories holding wreaths standing facing each other. In exergue D//(TRS). Minted in Trier. Reece period 17. AD 347-348.
Created on: Thursday 12th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th October 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-F4A716
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian. Reverse: [GLO]RIA [ROMANORVM]; Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Reece period 19. AD 364-378.
Created on: Thursday 12th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th October 2017
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Record ID: CORN-F3DF02
Object type: SADDLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Incomplete cast copper alloy one-piece decorative saddle pommel, ovate in plan and plano-convex in profile. One side of the pommel is almost complete with a rivet hole towards one end and half of another rivet hole where the metal has broken off. The other side of the pommel has a section which has sheared off where the other rivet holes would have been. There are six engraved grooves which follow the curvature of the pommel as they run along its length and an engraved border line around the base of the pommel. There is no trace of a knop on the end of the pommel as in some examples. …
Created on: Thursday 12th October 2017
Last updated: Sunday 15th October 2017
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Record ID: CORN-F3B498
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy hooked mount with a bifid terminal at one end and an incurving hook at the opposite end and a moulded rosette in the middle with a central extant iron rivet. Read (2001) illustrates a similar hooked mount with a moulded rosette on the central plate, that was used for suspending a sword scabbard, on page 42, fig.25, no.360, which is dated from the 17th century. Read (2008) illustrates a similar hooked suspension mount with a central riveted roundel which expands into an openwork terminal on page 232, no.828, which is dated from the 17th century and recorded in IOW-0A0576.
Created on: Thursday 12th October 2017
Last updated: Sunday 15th October 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-CA37EC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably a contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 335-341 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting Two soldiers standing either side of one standard. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th October 2017
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Record ID: CORN-D042CC
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Half of a copper alloy spectacle buckle with one loop missing, with moulded decoration on the end of the loop in the form of three feathers and a moulded rosette on either end of the strap bar, which still retains the remnants of an iron pin. The loop is D-shaped in plan with the rosettes at the ends of the strap bar protruding beyond the frame of the loop. The frame is C-shaped in section with a hollow back. The surface of the frame is quite corroded. Whirehead (1996) illustrates a similar buckle with rosette mouldings on page 66, no.410, which is dated from c.1550-1650.
Created on: Thursday 28th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-920E44
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy box mount, sub-rectangular in plan with a plano-convex section apart from behind the zoomorphic terminal which is hollowed out. At this terminal there is a snake head face consisting of two eye sockets set into a brow ridge with a perpendicular ridge running from there along the snout with ends in two indentations for nostrels. The opposite terminal is rounded and still retains a corroded iron rivet and there is also a corroded iron rivet at the centre point of the mount. Length, 40 mm, width 6.8 mm, thickness 3.6 mm, weight 3.25 g. The zoomorphic animal head with ro…
Created on: Monday 25th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th October 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-913011
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman Polden Hill type two-piece brooch with a spring mechanism. The cross bar of the brooch is composed of hollow, rectangular wings which are semi-circular in profile to accommodate the iron spring, now missing. Between the two wings at the back projects a semi-circular lug pierced with two holes. The upper hole was for the chord of the spring and the lower hole has the corroded remains of the end of the iron axis bar in place. The pin is also missing, which was probably also made of iron. There is a small fragment of copper alloy wire, found with the …
Created on: Monday 25th September 2017
Last updated: Sunday 8th October 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-520B76
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans (AD 333-350), dating to the period AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths. Mint of Trier. As RIC VIII, p. 152, no. 195.
Created on: Friday 22nd September 2017
Last updated: Friday 22nd September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Codicote', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-12A5DE
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of the rim and part of the body of a large cast copper alloy cauldron. The upper edge of the rim is flat and at an oblique angle to the interior of the piece and the rim itself everts outwards at about 45 degrees from the body of the vessel. The body of the exterior angles inwards at the broken edge creating a wide vertical band leading to the rim which might have been a flattened rib or the area to fit the handle brace, which has broken away from the body of the vessel. The exterior is coated in black organic material which was burnt on to the surface of the cauldron when i…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st September 2017
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Record ID: NLM-FE7222
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin. Radiate or nummus indeterminate. A round flan encrusted on both sides, and black, possibly either from treatment with oil by the finder or from a localised micro-environment. The former appears more likely. Suggested date: Late Roman, 260-410. Diameter: 18.9mm, Weight (with encrustation): 2.55gms
Created on: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-FE4EA1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin. Radiate indeterminate; a thickly encrusted coin, now black, whether from treatment with oil by the finder or from a localised micro-environment is uncertain. The obverse is entirely masked, and the identification offered from the characteristics of that part of the reverse which is now clear of concretion - principally its emptiness. Suggested date: Late Roman, 260-296. Diameter: 17.4mm, Weight (with thick encrustation): 3.23gms
Created on: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-FE3A99
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin. Nummus of the House of Constantine (306-361), probably a Lyon mint Gloria Exercitus issue of 336-341, Reece period 17. The coin is black, possibly treated with oil by the finder, and encrusted and pitted on its obverse side only. Obverse description: [bust]. Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard between them; a O appears on the vexillum. Reverse inscription: [GLOR] IA EXER CITVS In exergue: PLG Diameter: 15.3mm, Weight: 1.39gms
Created on: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-800457
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and white metal plate brooch, as kindly identified by the finder. Cast disc brooch comprising a circular plate with two concentric bordered zones around a raised central cell retaining a 'gem' of white metal with a leaden tint, Mackreth type British Plate 3.b4. A pair of U-shaped lugs at the edge of the back retains a hinged pin which remains locked in a folded catch plate at the opposite edge of the brooch. The entire surface is thickly encrusted with copper alloy corrosion products which mask any further surface detail. This obscuration is significant in that brooches of…
Created on: Thursday 31st August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Laceby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-7FF813
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron brooch. Cast copper alloy small long brooch with a wrought iron pin. The brooch has a cruciform head of cross potent form with a curved and keeled projecting mid bow with central longitudinal, and a lightly tapered oval-ended foot with a midpoint cross-ridge, and with a folded catch plate behind it. Iron corrosion suggests the pin was wrapped around paired lugs behind the head; the longer [54.7mm] part of the pin is detached. The entire surface is encrusted with green corrosion products. These mask any fine surface detail. One arm of the head is also lost to a rec…
Created on: Thursday 31st August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Laceby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9B4163
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy nummus of unknown ruler. Reverse: [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; Globe on altar, inscribed VOTIS XX; three stars above, but under legend. Reece period 16, AD 321-323
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 15th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Washingborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-B2E8E9
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy belt or strap mount of post medieval dating, A.D circa1600 - 1700. The object is broadly sub-triangular in plan, with a trifoliate knob at the terminal. Two rounded lobes to either side complete the terminal, and appear to have been openwork which are now closed. The base terminates in a pointed lobes, with two pointed lobes splayed out laterally above, one to either side. The body of the mount is openwork which is bevelled on the inner and outer edges of the upper face. The underside is flat expect for two incomplete mounting spikes which are placed along th…
Created on: Friday 28th July 2017
Last updated: Friday 22nd September 2017
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Record ID: CORN-0C8C26
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete sheet copper alloy rectangular buckle plate, broken at the end which attached to the buckle frame, now missing. The plate has a pin slot at this broken end, a rectangular aperture which accommodated the loop of the pin so it could revolve around the pin bar. There are no frame recesses. The opposite, complete end of the plate (the attachment end) has two smaller rivet holes, one in each corner, and a larger rivet still held in its hole in the centre of this end of the plate. The rivet was made of iron but has mostly corroded into a larger area of iron oxide on the upper fac…
Created on: Thursday 20th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 27th September 2017
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Record ID: CORN-0889EA
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy sub-annular buckle complete with folded sheet metal buckle plate over the integral central strap bar surrounded by the corroded remains of an iron pin. The buckle frame is oval in plan and convex in section with a bevelled underside. The end of the buckle plate is rounded and has a single rivet hole which Whitehead (1996) on page 48 suggests once held a single upstanding stud and that these small sub-annular buckles were used as shoe buckles after they came back into fashion around 1660. He suggests this type of buckle dates from c.1660 - 1720 and are contemporary wit…
Created on: Thursday 20th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-618B89
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 335-41 (Reece Period 17), GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers and one standard. Mint unclear. Diameter 13.57mm Thickness 1.35mm Weight 1.2g
Created on: Friday 30th June 2017
Last updated: Friday 28th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yew Tree Fram', grid reference and parish protected.


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