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Record ID: NMGW-4833FE
Object type: DIRK
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Middle to Late Bronze Age Group IV dirk, possibly of Burgess & Gerloff's (1981)[1] Group IV, possibly of Type Stuntney and of Penard or Wallington metalworking Industry, dated to c. 1300 - 1000BC The cast dirk is near-complete, with some peripheral damage (with a length of 258mm and a weight of 77.5g). The top of the butt is flat and thin, with curved corners (with a butt width of 27.5mm and a thickness of 0.7mm). Beneath the butt the rivet-notches are a little irregular and of V-shaped profile (with a depth of 4.0mm - 4.4mm, a width of 7mm and are 18.8mm apart). Beneath the rivet…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-4811C9
Object type: DIRK
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze Age dirk of Penard or Wallington metalworking Industry, dated to c. 1300 - 1000BC The cast dirk is complete but now distorted across the mid blade (with a distorted length of 282mm, a straightened length of approximately 288mm and a weight of 94.4g). The butt is flat-topped, slightly angled (23.0mm wide and 1.8mm thick). There are two rivet notches beneath the butt and on the sides (of 8.5mm diameter, with their midpoints 9.6mm beneath the butt and giving a minimum butt width of 17.5mm). There is no clear hilt mark but there is the suggestion of a curving mark from the top…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47FE96
Object type: BELL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy quadrangular bell probably of mid-1st to early-2nd century AD date The cast bell is near-complete but in three fragments, missing the clapper and areas around the detached face and is comparatively massive (with an overall length of 111.5mm and a weight of 262.9g). The breaks have detached one face and one small mouth corner fragment and all breaks appears to have occurred in antiquity and does not have a close-fitting join. The bell is of quadrangular form, sometimes referred to as pyramid type with a sub-rectangular mouth, now distorted (with dimensions of 53mm x …
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47E80B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval silver coin William I (1066-87) penny, Uncertain mint and moneyer BMC 6, sword type (1079-82) but with a crude bust and the sword to the right 18.5mm - 18.7mm diam.; 0.5mm thick; 1.26g
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47D5B4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age enamelled copper alloy stud or decorative mount, probably of mid to late 1st century AD date The cast mount is of sub-circular, D-shaped form and is incomplete, possibly cut-down in antiquity (with a depth of 9.1mm, a diameter of 35.1mm and a weight of 21.2g). The rear of the object had a central rounded projection, gradually widening towards the base. The edge of the rear is raised with a rim (1mm wide, 1.8mm - 2.0mm high and 4.4mm deep). The front of the mount is near-flat with recessed cells to hold enamel. Along the edge are two 'trumpet' cells flanking the rounded a…
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-47B802
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Bronze Age flanged axehead The cast axehead is complete (with a length of 87.2mm and a weight of 129.3g) but has lost much of the original surface. The butt is straight and thin (with a width of 17mm and a thickness of 0.8mm). The sides are near-straight and parallel as far as the position of the bevel on the faces (where the axe has a width of 21.6mm, a thickness of 11.5mm and a maximum depth, including flanges of 14.9mm). The sides are decorated with diagonal ridges and are slightly convex and gently rounded across their depths. Below the stop the sides widen gradually before …
Created on: Thursday 27th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-85013A
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval enamelled coper alloy harness pendant of 13th or 14th century date The cast pendant is complete but the suspension mount and any possible frame or backing have been lost (with a length of 43.7mm and a weight of 10.1g). At the apex of the pendant is a perforated lug (7.1mm deep, 1.8mm - 2.7mm thick, 8.1mm long and with an internal diameter of 3.4mm) from the hinge. The pendant is of hexagonal form and has six peripheral lug (with an overall width of 31.1mm and a depth of 3mm), with the top lug extending into the hinge lug and one of the side lugs now somewhat distorted. The fa…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-B18276
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age knife or razor probably of Late Bronze Age date The knife or razor is of crescent form and appears to be near-complete but is perhaps missing a tang (with a length of 51.3mm, a height of 40.1mm and a weight of 43.9g). The blade edge is concave with a deep-arched back. The blade tips at both ends may have been elongated, as suggested shallowing to the curve at the back. One tip has a small semi-circular notch (3.3mm diameter), possibly the remnants of a rivet attachment hole and if correct, may suggest a slight tang on that side. There is an irregular long notch (12.5m long a…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-AF1FCC
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy mount or fitting of uncertain function and date, probably of Late Bronze Age or Iron Age date and possibly a scabbard chape. The possible cast mount is complete (with a length of 23.5mm, a height of 22.9mm and a weight of 18.0g). The mount is of bulbous bi-lobed form (21.5mm wide and 13.1mm thick) with a curving point projecting from each lobe. At the centre is a shallow rounded groove, widest at the base. Both lobes are decorated with prominent ribbing defined by grooves. The lobes terminate in gently curving points of rounded D-shaped section, slightly flattened on thei…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-9883F6
Object type: MOULD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Middle Bronze Age bronze mould for casting palstaves of Group III, Low Flanged Type of Taunton Metalworking Industry and probably dated to c. 1400 - 1200BC The mould is represented by one valve of the pair, with a fragment missing from its base (blade end) (with a length of 197mm and a weight of 510.8g). The mouth (with a thickness of 14mm) is flat on its top surface and is damaged on one side. The exterior of the mould was circular-sectioned at its apex (with a diameter of 43.0mm) becoming hexagonal-sectioned at the neck, which has near straight and parallel sides as far as the positi…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-03EEE8
Object type: TANKARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cardiff
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Iron Age copper alloy tankard handle of 1st century AD date The tankard handle is fragmentary, represented by one disc terminal and the fragment of the handle stem (with a surviving depth of 23.0mm and a weight of 37.7g). The terminal is oval (45.7mm wide and 40.5mm long) with moulded decoration. The decoration comprises a crescent at the apex with a raised border. The border at the top of the crescent edge of the handle terminal is now heavily-corroded and damaged. As the crescent arcs away from the edge of the terminal the lipped moulding becomes more pronounced (with a maximum dep…
Created on: Friday 25th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 29th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-DADB4F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late medieval lead alloy or pewter brooch, probably of 13th to 15th century date The cast brooch is near-complete, missing the pin and part of the outside of the frame (with a length of 33.8mm, a width of 30.0mm and a weight of 4.1g). The openwork brooch frame has a sub-circular central opening (16.4mm wide and 14.8mm long) around an zoomorphic openwork frame of D-shaped section (2.4mm thick). The frame depicts an unusual scene that is difficult to interpret. Both sides comprise a standing beast, probably lions or dogs with the tails looped upwards and returning at the shoulders. The t…
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-DA8631
Object type: AXE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Merthyr Tydfil
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Earliest to Early Iron Age iron socketed axehead, probably of 8th to 5th century BC date The axehead is symmetrical in form and is incomplete, missing part of one face and side and is a small example (with a length of 88.6mm and a weight of 116.5g). The mouth appears to have been sub-rectangular (with a surviving external width and depth of 32mm and 27mm respectively and 3mm - 11mm thick). The socket (56mm deep) is also of rectangular or sub-rectangular form. There is a suggestion of a gentle out-turning at the mouth but no clear evidence for a collar. The sides are moderately straig…
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-DA579E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The cast brooch frame is near-complete but the pin is missing and the frame is comparatively insubstantial (with an overall length of 57.6mm, an overall width of 62.2mm and a weight of 10.6g). The oval hoop (58.8mm external width) is of flattened-oval section (3.4mm wide and 1.9mm - 2.4mm thick), widening slightly as it approaches the terminals. There is no decoration evident on the hoop but there is an impact groove near the left terminal, possibly from a hammer blow. There is a slight step from the hoop to the integral terminals extending as far as an incised border, giving the impr…
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 11th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-3C195F
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cardiff
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age hoard of six objects. 1. Ribbed socketed axe - South Wales Type socketed axe Dimensions: surviving length 87.1mm; surviving blade width 44.6mm; surviving weight 156.8g. This is a socketed axe with a damaged and largely absent mouth and damage to the blade end and lower side caused by erosion, lamination and detachment of the original surfaces from the core. The axe has a narrow and out-splayed mouth moulding, the top too damaged to observe its original shape or evidence for runner stubs. The axe is sub-rectangular in section with rounded face edges. The loop i…
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-26A732
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Ceredigion
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorative gold posy-ring. The hoop is of flattened D cross-section. The outer surface is engraved with a repeating vegetal pattern of stylized flowers and scrolls, on a blue enamel background. The inner face of the hoop is inscribed with the text: Forget not the gift, in italic script. There is an oval hall-mark, double struck and now indecipherable. The internal hoop diameter 17 mm; maximum band width 2.5 mm; band thickness 0.8mm; weight 1.94g. The ring has not undergone any cleaning or conservation. The style of the lettering, which closely resembles that on an enamelled posy…
Created on: Wednesday 21st September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-2663CB
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Ceredigion
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The circular bezel is engraved with a capital letter W surrounded by three sprigs, within a single row pellet border. The bezel has a diameter of 12.3 x 13mm; the internal diameter of the hoop is 23.4mm; external hoop diameter 27,8mm; thickness of hoop 1.5mm; weight 16.29g. In terms of form and style, the signet ring is a well known early post-medieval type. It is very similar to a brass signet ring with 'W' ensigned by a coronet, probably found in Monmouthshire and of late medieval/early modern date (Williams 1993, no. D37). On the basis of letter form and hoop style, with charact…
Created on: Wednesday 21st September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-F4A584
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age leaf-shaped, short tanged flint dagger of c. 2250 - 2000BC date The dagger is of 'Beaker Type' and is complete and comparatively small (with a length of 113.2mm, a maximum width of 40.2mm and a weight of 41.0g). The butt (with a length of 38mm) is of pointed V-shaped form. The form of the butt was likely to have been determined by a patch of rough cortex running along one edge of the butt and subsequently mirrored on the opposite side. The sides diverge (for a length of 28mm) before rounded notches on both sides (where the dagger has a width of 30.3mm) formed by pres…
Created on: Monday 1st August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th August 2016
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Record ID: NMGW-DBE3D3
Object type: RAPIER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Gwynedd
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Middle to Late Bronze Age bronze rapier of Group IV and possibly of Type Appleby, variant Lakenheath (as defined by Burgess & Gerloff 1981, p. 74-6) but possibly with a reworked butt and of Penard metalworking Industry The rapier is near-complete, with some damage to the shoulders and butt (with an overall length of 328mm and a weight of 94.3g). The butt end is arched and rounded (with a width of 20.3mm and a thickness of 1.6mm) with two side notches to accommodate rivets beneath (with a depth of 3.5mm and 2.8mm, giving a minimum width of 14.3mm at 10mm beneath the top of the butt). …
Created on: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-DB8D66
Object type: PILGRIM BADGE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval copper alloy pilgrim's badge of 15th or 16th century date The badge depicts the bust of Thomas Becket from the Canterbury pilgrimage and probably associated with the head reliquary. The badge is complete (with a length of 40.5mm, a basal width of 25.3mm, a thickness of 0.4mm - 3.9mm and a weight of 6.9g). Thomas is depicted full-face wearing a mitre surmounted with a cross, comprising four peripheral pellets and larger central pellet. The sides of the mitre are enhanced with three protruding knops and the interior has linear along the sides, through the centre and above the …
Created on: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 21st September 2016
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