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Record ID: CORN-7E29FA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Copper alloy rim fragment from a bowl or cooking vessel with an internally bevelled rim that is triangular in profile and flush with the upper edge of the vessel. The interior surface of the bowl is smooth and well -finished while the exterior is slightly rougher with striation marks from turning. The curvature of the rim suggests that the vessel had a diameter of 300 mm. Ottaway and Rogers (2002) illustrate a similar fragment of a cooking vessel with an internally bevelled rim on page 2810, fig.1394, no.14197, which is dated from the mid 15th century to the early 17th century.
Created on: Tuesday 24th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 31st January 2017
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Record ID: CORN-7E225E
Object type: CAULDRON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Cast copper alloy cauldron foot, trapezium-shaped in plan, triangular in profile, broken at the point where it would have attached to a leg of the cauldron. The inward facing surface of the foot, which is divided in to a flat central panel and two flat side panels which are angled forwards, are smooth, while the outer surface of the foot is considerably abraded and blackened, splayed out from top to bottom, with a single central rib running vertically down the middle. The underside of the foot is also blackened with evidence of two lugs on either side of the base, possibly for stabilit…
Created on: Tuesday 24th January 2017
Last updated: Saturday 28th January 2017
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Record ID: NLM-62BDBC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Flat plain discoid button with a drawn wire loop brazed to its back. Encrusted on the back, possibly burnt. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 14.8mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.5mm, Weight: 2.07gms
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Record ID: NLM-62B454
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Flat discoid button with a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. The front bears a central motif of a small petalled flower with a wide incised border adjacent the rim which may have been drawn with aid of a machine. A grey tint may suggest tin in the metal mix. Encrusted. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1775-1875. Diameter: 17.2mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.8mm, Weight: 3.64gms
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Record ID: CORN-14E6A4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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