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Record ID: IOW-DE96D9
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An apparently complete possible post-Medieval iron cannon ball (c. 1580-c. 1700). The ball is corroded and pitted and has a circumferential casting seam. The present dimensions suggest that it could have been used in a falcon or a minion (Blackmore 1976: 392-398). Diameter: 64.0mm. Weight: 993.0g. (3.027044 lbs). Blackmore, H. L. 1976. The Armouries of the Tower of London. Vol. 1, Ordnance. London: HMSO.
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-9FA630
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete but slightly damaged post-Medieval silver cufflink or cuff-button (c. 1725-c. 1800). Each element is circular in plan, domed at the front and concave at the rear. The front of each element has a similar raised design. The design is a six-pointed star with a pellet at the centre. Between each arm of the star there is a foliate-like motif. Each element has a soldered silver wire attachment loop at the rear. An elongated oval silver joining loop has a sub-rectangular indentation which may be a maker's mark. Overall length: 28.1mm; diameter of elements: 13.0mm; thickness of el…
Created on: Friday 20th April 2018
Last updated: Saturday 21st April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-7492FE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and bent post-Medieval silver sol-piece of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), minted at Strasbourg (mintmark: BB ligated) and dated 1703 on coin. Obverse: L•XIIII•D•G• (plain cross) FR•ET•NA•REX•, 1703 and mullet below bust; Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right. Reverse: •DOMINE•SALVVM•FAC•REGEM•BB (BB ligated), Crown above crossed sceptre, hand of Justice and three fleur-de-lis. Diameter: 18.8mm. Weight: 1.10g. DA=12:6. The coin has been bent to form a 'love-token' but has not been smoothed.
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 20th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-720361
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A worn, clipped and pierced post-Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649). Initial mark: one pellet/[one pellet] (no inner circles). Group D (North 1991: 163, ref: 2270). Obverse: CAROLVS.D[ G M B F ET H RE]X; Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head. Reverse: [IVSTITIA] THRONVM [FIRMAT] ('Justice strengthens the throne'); Round garnished shield. Diameter: 14.0mm. Weight: 0.31g. DA=12:3. The hole at 12 o' clock on the obverse has been pierced from the reverse through to the obverse. It has a diameter of 1.0mm. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II…
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-719F01
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and worn post-Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted at London. Initial marks: bell/bell, 1582/3-1583 (North 1991: 137, ref: 2016). Obverse: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA (A rose without thorns); Crowned bust facing left with two pellets (mark of value) behind the head. Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription. Diameter: 17.0mm. Weight: 0.97g. DA=12:4. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-7121C9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete, clipped and worn post-Medieval silver halfcrown of Charles I (1625-1649). Initial marks: missing. Group 3 (North 1991: 158-159, refs: 2209-2213). Obverse: CAROL[VS D G MAG B]R:FR[A ET HIB] REX; King on horseback with raised sword at a slight angle, cloak flies from King's shoulders. Reverse: CHRISTO·AVSPICE·R[EGNO]; Oval garnished shield. Diameter: 33.4mm. Weight: 14.28g. DA=12:3. North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-618BCA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A worn and clipped post-Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649). Initial marks: two pellets/two pellets (inner circle on obverse only). Group G (North 1991: 163, ref: 2273). Obverse: CAROLVS D G M B F ET H REX; Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head. Reverse: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne'); Round garnished shield. Diameter: 14.6mm. Weight: 0.43g. DA=12:11. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 20th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-4ACD5B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete post-Medieval lead alloy circular double-sided token (c. 1500-c. 1850). Powell Type 10. The token has raised bust facing right on one side. The other side may have a dsign but it is worn and unclear. Each side has a raised rim. This token is brownish buff. Diameter: 20.3mm. Weight: 7.58g. 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), t…
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-4A9D41
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by the Corporation of Newport, Isle of Wight. Dated 1664 on token (Champion 1994: 33, ref: 96). Obverse: NEW/PORT IN/THE ISLE/OF WIGHT/1664. Reverse: Sailing ship in full sail left. Diameter: 15.0mm. Weight: 0.47g. DA=12:12. Champion, A. F. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-48BC8A
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval to Modern hollow ceramic object in the form of a stylised bird, possibly an owl (c. 1500-c. 1950). The head is sub-spherical in form and narrows to the neck. Below the neck it expands in width to form the body and then tapers inwards towards a break. The nose is pointed and the eyes as well as the wings are defined by incised grooves. At the side of the head, just behind each eye, there is an incomplete protrusion. At the apex of the head a small circular hole has a diameter of c. 2.0mm. There is a larger sub-circular hole in the bottom which has a maximum …
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-209CB9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and corroded post-Medieval copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649). Type 2. Initial marks: crescent/crescent, 1636-1644 (North 1991: 165, ref: 2291). Obverse: CAROLV D.G MA.BRI.; Single arched crown with sceptres in saltire through it. Reverse: FRA ET HI REX; Single rose surmounted by a single arched crown. Diameter: 13.5mm. Weight: 0.71g. DA=12:12. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Saturday 14th April 2018
Last updated: Saturday 14th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-091E07
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy Nuremberg 'ship-penny' Jetton, probably of anonymous issue (c. 1490-c. 1550). Mitchiner 1988: 372-375, refs: 1169-1186. Obverse: Fictitious legend; Profile of a sailing ship (galley of France) bearing a central mast and standing rigging with expanded arcuate yard-arm. Waves below, formed by a wavy line with a pellet in each curve. All within an inner circle. Reverse: Fictitious legend; Four fleurs-de-lis within a lozenge, three annulets along the outside of each edge of the lozenge, all within an inner circle. Diameter: 25.4mm. Weight: 1.26g. …
Created on: Friday 13th April 2018
Last updated: Sunday 15th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-08191A
Object type: JEWS HARP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A fragment of a post-Medieval copper-alloy Jews harp (c. 1500-c. 1800). About one half, including the iron prong that was plucked to produce a note, is missing. In plan, it would have had a circular head and two tapering arms. The remaining part is characteristically lozenge-shaped in cross-section. At the apex, on the front face, there is a portion of a rabbet to accommodate a prong. The surfaces are drab with file marks. Length: 53.0mm; width: 15.0mm; thickness: 6.6mm. Weight: 6.15g. Geoff Egan, formerly of The Museum of London has commented on Medieval Jews harps: 'The Jews har…
Created on: Friday 13th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-FC8CB1
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy dress hook (c. 1500-c. 1650). Read, Class E, Type 3. The trapezoidal attachment loop is largely missing and the rearward curving part of the hook is also missing. The main body is sub-circular in plan, moulded at the front, flat and plain at the rear. At the front the body has a voided cross with a central quatrefoil. Each angle would have been pierced. However, only one piercing has penetrated completely. The base of the body extends into the hook. The shaft of the hook is 'D'-shaped in cross-section, flat at the rear. This dress hook is dr…
Created on: Thursday 12th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-F465F4
Object type: JEWS HARP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy Jews harp (c. 1500-c. 1800). The iron prong that was plucked to produce a note is missing. In plan, it has a sub-circular head and tapering arms both of which are characteristically lozenge-shaped in cross-section. The width of the head is 29.7mm. At the apex, on the front face, there is a rabbet to accommodate an iron prong. A tiny portion of the prong survives within the rabbet. The surfaces are drab with flecks of a dark green patina. Length: 55.2mm; width: 29.7mm; thickness: 6.0mm. Weight: 11.45g. Geoff Egan, formerly of The Museum of L…
Created on: Thursday 12th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-E8100A
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval lead alloy two-disc cloth seal issued at Haarlem in the Netherlands (c. 1600-c. 1700). The edges are worn and abraded but the connecting strip is intact. The outer face of disc 1 has the arms of Haarlam: an elaborate shield, a vertical sword and four stars arranged two each side of the sword. The legend is illegible. The rivet has raised capital letters within a beaded circle: [ ]A/[ ]O·/REN The complete legend could be: A/·30·/REN Disc 2 is illegible. This cloth seal is buff overall. Length: 18.8mm; width: 15.8mm; thickness: 3.0mm. Weight: 4.15g.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-DE7C34
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete and worn post-Medieval silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702), minted at London and dated 1696 on coin. Obverse: GVLIELMVS.III.DEI.GRA.; Laureate and draped bust facing right. Reverse: 96 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16, Four shields within which are a harp, one lion rampant, three lions passant and three fleurs-de-lis, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape. Diameter: 21.0mm. Weight: 2.73g. DA=12:6.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-DDCB9C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete and worn post-Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted at London. Initial marks: hand/hand, 1589/90-1591/2 (North 1991: 137, ref: 2016). Obverse: E.D.G.ROSA SINE SPINA (A rose without thorns); Crowned bust facing left with two pellets (mark of value) behind the head. Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription. Diameter: 17.3mm. Weight: 0.97g. DA=12:7. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-A55B16
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy closed thimble (1730-1800). Part of the rim is missing due to breaks. This misshapen thimble is domed at the apex and has a plain undecorated rim. The walls have ten horizontal circumferential lines of circular indentations or pits. The crown has square indentations that form a waffle or grid pattern. There are no manufacturing marks. The thimble is drab green on the outside and has traces of a green patina. Height: 17.7mm; width: 21.0mm; thickness: 13.9mm; depth of rim: c. 4.6mm. Weight: 4.55g. A similar thimble has been published (Holmes …
Created on: Sunday 8th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
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Record ID: IOW-A4D92E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded post-Medieval copper-alloy ?double-looped buckle (c. 1550-c. 1650). The frame was possibly formed of two conjoined oval frames. However, it could be a single-loop frame. The narrowed pin bar is circular in cross-section and protrudes beyond the frame at both ends to form pointed knops. The upper face of the outer edge of the frame has transverse grooves forming foliate decoration. The copper-alloy tapering pin is rectangular in cross-section. The copper-alloy plate is folded widthways and has a rectangular slot formed by tabs to accommodate the pin loop. From the pin bar it…
Created on: Sunday 8th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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