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Record ID: IOW-013BE5
Object type: LINEN SMOOTHER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A post-Medieval glass linen smoother (c. 1500-c. 1900). It is unclear whether this smoother is incomplete or was made as such. This dark green translucent smoother is semi-circular in plan, domed at the front and hollow at the rear. The domed surface is very smooth and the straight edge (not a break) is flat and as smooth as the domed surface. At the front a flake chipped from the edge has conchoidal fracturing. The rear face has two flakes chipped which also have conchoidal fracturing and could be related to a pontil scar. There is no indication that a handle existed. The object is…
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-A8C50E
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete but broken post-Medieval copper-alloy dress-hook (c. 1500-c. 1650). Read Class E, Type 7 (heart shaped). A break has occurred at the junction between the plate and hook. The object is moulded at the front, flat and plain at the rear. It has a sub-rectangular/trapezoidal attachment loop, 'D'-shaped in cross-section, flat at the rear. The width of the attachment loop is 11.8mm. The plate/body is heart-shaped and at the front an open heart in low relief has a central trefoil pointing inwards at its top. A small pellet above the centre of the heart projects slightly into the l…
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-A82668
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1600-c. 1700). The mount is drop-shaped, convex at the front and partially concave at the rear. One end is rounded and the sides taper in to a narrow point and then flare to form an elongated pointed knop. At the rear are two integral tapering spikes, both of which are circular in cross-section. One spike is complete and only the stub of the other survives. This mount is reddish brown with bright green corrosion products. Length: 33.0mm; width: 11.9mm; thickness: 2.5mm; thickness including spike: 5.6mm. Weight: 3.23g. A similar mou…
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-A78D09
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by James Smith of Castlehold, Newport, Isle of Wight, c. 1664 (Champion 1994: 22, ref. 50). Obverse inscription: (star) IEAMES S[MITH IN]; A three turreted castle Reverse: CASTLE HOLD NEWPORT; I E//S in field (S above I E) Diameter: 15.1mm. Weight: 0.70g. DA=12:6. Champion, A. F. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-8E6794
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy anthropomorphic dress-hook (c. 1500-c. 1650). Read Class E, Type 3. The hook element is missing due to a break. The trapezoidal attachment loop is bevelled internally and externally at the front. The oval plate has a beaded rim and contains a raised classical-style human bust facing left. At the junction between the plate and hook there is a double pellet. On the reverse the attachment loop is flat and the plate is hollow. Length: 24.6mm; width of loop: 13.0mm; width of plate: 12.6mm; thickness: 2.4mm. Weight: 1.80g. Dress-hooks with human m…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-6DA9F4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1500-c. 1700). A knop at one end is missing. This mount is flat and vaguely resembles a double-headed bird with outstretched wings. The reverse has three integral tapering spikes, one at the centre and one at each end. These are circular in cross-section. The mount is reddish brown with flecks of a green patina. Length: 43.4mm; width: 23.7mm; thickness: 1.6mm; thickness including spikes: 6.9mm. Weight: 7.37g.
Created on: Monday 10th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-6D6A64
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete and misshapen post-Medieval lead alloy circular double-sided token (c. 1500-c. 1850). Powell Type 2/2. The token has raised initial letters: T C on one side and T S on the other side. This token is bluish grey with patches of a buff patina. Diameter: 19.8mm. Weight: 4.75g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be post-Medieval in date (1500-1850), those which seem …
Created on: Monday 10th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-29F9B4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy trade weight (c. 1600-c. 1800). This weight is circular and flat and the sides are missing. The inner face has concentric grooves and a lathe centre mark at the centre. At 6 0' clock a stamped verification mark is in the form of a crown over a letter or symbol. The base has shallow grooved concentric rings and a lathe centre mark at the centre. This face also has filed adjustment marks. Diameter: 50.0mm; thickness: 4.1mm. Weight: 49.45g. This object is very worn with a green patina and may have been adapted for another use.
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 8th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-29C18B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but very worn post-Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted at London. Initial marks: cross-crosslet/cross crosslet, 1560-1561 (North 1991: 133, ref: 1986). Obverse: ELIZABE[TH] D.G.AN.FRA;ET.HIB [R]EGINA; Crowned bust left. Reverse: POSVI/DE[V AD]/IVTOR[E]/M:MEV; (I have made God my Helper); Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription. Diameter: 23.6mm. Weight: 1.55g. DA=12:3. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 8th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-26A537
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (1600-1700). The attachment spikes are largely missing. The mount has curvilinear sides with a pointed knop at each end. On the rear face two stubs of integral spikes are present. This mount is corroded and the edges are abraded. The front has a dark green patina in places. Height: 26.4mm; width: 6.2mm; thickness: 2.0mm; thickness including spikes: 4.5mm. Weight: 1.81g. A similar mount from South Somerset has been dated to the 17th century (Read 2001: 28, fig. 20, ref: 292). Read, B. 2001. Metal Artefacts of Antiquity. Portcullis Pub…
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-2584FA
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1650-c. 1800). This mount is circular, convex at the front and concave at the rear. The front has incuse initials: G R//C. There are two spikes situated at the edges of the rear, these are opposite each other. Both are circular in cross-section. The front has a dark green patina. Diameter: 20.3mm; thickness: 5.0mm; thickness including spikes: 13.9mm. Weight: 7.28g.
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-17DFC5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1500-c. 1700). This mount is flat on the front and reverse and the surviving part is in the form of a fleur-de-lis with an integral rectangular panel. At the front, the edges are bevelled. The stub of an integral spike survives on the reverse. The mount is red with patches of a green patina. Length: 20.7mm; width: 29.9mm; overall thickness: 4.0mm. Weight: 4.58g. Compare with ESS-5B4397; IOW-0B3DF5 and SWYOR-324813.
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-C43D79
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a post-Medieval silver stuiver piece of the United Provinces of the Netherlands and dated 1618 on coin, possibly of Overijssel. Obverse: [TRAN/ISVL]A/[N]IA/[1]618. Reverse: Lion rampant left holding a bundle of seven arrows and holding a sword above. Length: 14.5mm; width: 8.0mm. Weight: 0.37g. DA=12:9-10.
Created on: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-952E28
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry VIII (1509-1547), minted at Canterbury by Archbishop William Warham, 1503-1532. Mintmark: cross fitchée (probably). North 1991: 110; ref: 1780; Withers and Withers 2004: 22). Obverse: [hEnRI]C DI GRA REX [ ]; Crowned bust facing, W A at sides. Reverse: [CI]VI/TAS/CAn/[TOR]; Long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant. Diameter: 11.6mm. Weight: 0.30g. DA=12:10. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London. Withers, P. and …
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-949B08
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and squashed Medieval to post-Medieval copper-alloy domed ('beehive') closed thimble (c. 1400-c. 1550). This thimble would have been circular in plan and the thick walls taper inwards from the base towards the crown. There is a plain rim and no manufacturing marks. The outer face has a line of evenly spaced sub-circular indentations/drilled pits which spiral from the base to the top. The crown has concentric rings of similar pits. The outer face of this thimble is dull greenish brown and the inside is smooth. Height: 22.0mm; width: 21.7mm; thickness: 13.6mm; thickness …
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-81A09B
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy zoomorphic knife end-cap (terminal stop) from a scale-tang knife (c. 1500-c.1600). The cap has an elongated oval base from which projects two symmetrical, opposing animal heads, probably those of dogs. They are separated by a deep central groove. On the underside there is a slot running from side to side filled with the corroded remains of an iron tang. Height: 16.7mm; width: 15.6mm; thickness: 8.3mm. Weight: 6.04g. Similar knife end-caps are recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database. For example, see finds: DOR-6D6F65; GLO-020963; G…
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 30th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-7B9036
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (1600-1700). One spike is incomplete. The mount has curvilinear sides with a pointed knop at each end, although one knop is mostly missing. On the rear face two integral tapering spikes are 'D'-shaped in cross-section. This mount is corroded and the edges are abraded. The front has a dull matt green patina. Height: 20.0mm; width: 8.1mm; thickness: 1.3mm; thickness including spikes: 4.2mm. Weight: 1.34g. A similar mount from South Somerset has been dated to the 17th century (Read 2001: 28, fig. 20, ref: 292). Read, B. 2001. Metal Arte…
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 30th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-70D416
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy button (1700-1800). The shank is missing. This button has a circle of indentations resembling a sunburst. There are similar indentations forming a border. The stub of a shank survives at the back. This button is drab brown. Diameter: 29.0mm; thickness including stub: 2.9mm. Weight: 3.96g. A similar button has been published and dated 1700-1800 (Bailey 2004: 62, fig. 9, ref: 170). Bailey, G. 2004. Buttons & Fasteners 500 BC-AD 1840. Greenlight Publishing, Witham. Essex.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-6B2126
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval Venetian silver soldino of Doge Leonardo Loredan (1501-1521). Obverse: LE•LAV•DVX •S•M•V•; Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron saint. Reverse: LAVS•TIBI•SOLI (Thee alone be praised); Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross, unclear letters in exergue. Diameter: 11.6mm. Weight: 0.28g. DA=12:12.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-F2A588
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649). Initial marks: 2 pellets/2 pellets. No inner circles. Group D (North 1991: 162-163, refs: 2268 or 2270). Obverse: CAROLVS D G M B F ET H REX; Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head. Reverse: IVSTIT[IA THRON]VM FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne'); Oval garnished shield. Diameter: 13.1mm. Weight: 0.41g. DA=12:8. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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