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    • Institution: DUR
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    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: DUR-B75ED3
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Anglo-Saxon polyhedral pin head. It has 13 faces, 12 of which have ring and dot motifs as decoration. The upper face has a cross on. It has a moulded collar at the junction with the pin. The pin has broken so only a short length remains. The shaft is circular in cross-section.
Created on: Wednesday 1st July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-B77862
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Early Medieval styca, late type c.837-860, possibly irregular
Created on: Wednesday 1st July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-8564F2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch dating to the mid to late 6th century. The brooch is nearly complete except for the pin and catchplate which are missing. The brooch can be separated into three primary elements which will be described in turn: the headplate, the bow and the foot. For purposes of description the headplate is at the top. The headplate is roughly rectangular with integrally cast side and top knobs, all of equal size. In section the knobs are D-shaped and in plan are D-shaped attached to the headplate by a collar containing a broad base and a slightly conca…
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-147AD6
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of Anglo-Saxon/ Viking hacksilver which is cut at both ends. It is roughly rectangular in plan and is a shallow D-shape in section. A clear testing nick can be seen on one edge, which is contemporary with the object. Date: 9th- 11th century.
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2009
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
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Record ID: DUR-181FC7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead weight with a copper alloy plate on the upper face, Early Medieval in date. It is circular in plan and stands 17.23mm high. The base is lead and is plain. The decorative plate on the upper face is copper alloy. It has a raised central circle which has an incised six petalled flower in the centre. The outer edge is sextfoil in shape with a small lobe in between each lobe. Each lobe has a sub-circular perforation in its centre through which the lead of the base protrudes. Susan Youngs has seen an image of this item and states 'This is a piece of Insular metalwork reused…
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-D2B5F0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver penny of William I (1066-78) minted in York, 1068-70. William BMC type ii North 842.
Created on: Tuesday 1st September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barmby Moor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-64E733
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy polyhedral Anglo-Saxon pin head. It has six sqaure faces, each of which has its corners facetted to give eight small triangular faces. The shaft is sub-circular in cross-section and has broken almost immediately below the head.
Created on: Tuesday 8th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Durham Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-FEED62
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver penny of Edward the Martyr (975-978) minted in York. North no. 763 EMC no. 2009.0240
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-FF0ED2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch from the 6th century AD. The side and top knobs are semi-circular and hollow and have been cast integrally to the brooch. The headplate is square with a slightly raised sub-rectangular central panel which runs from the top knob to where the head meets the bow. This panel widens towards the bow. The bow is concave and has a central vertical grooved line as decoration. The lappets on each side of the flat panel below the bow extend vertically outwards before curving downwards and narrowing to a rounded terminal. The upper part of the catchpl…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: DUR-05C5B6
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy strap end dating to the 9-11th centuries. It is a Thomas Class B Type 4, multi-headed type. Thomas describes Class B strap ends as having a split end and a zoomorphic terminal. The strap end appears complete, with decoration in relief on the front and a flat plain reverse. It has been silvered on the surface. The decoration consists of an animal head terminal above which is another animal head with the back of the heads meeting. This second head then touches noses with another identical animal head. Above this third head is the split terminal which is free from decoration.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Saturday 22nd February 2014
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Record ID: DUR-05D6F8
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early medieval stirrup strap mount. Williams Class B, Type 3, Group 9, dating to the 11th century. The mount is sub-triangular in plan, with a circular extension at the apex. This would originally have had a circular hole in the centre through which a rivet would have gone to secure the mount. The remains of the rivet appear to have corroded onto this and so the loop appears solid. It has raised decoration on the front and is plain on the reverse. It has one central motif which consists of a forwards facing animal head, possibly a deer. This is set on a raised boss a…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
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Record ID: DUR-F89A54
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval copper styca. Dating to (850-860) irregular types which have blundered legends etc. Retrograde on both sides. obv (L): +EDI[ ]ED (probably EDILRED or similar] rev. VVVV[ ]EX (possibly) Pirie phase D (undefined). Finders ref- 10
Created on: Wednesday 9th December 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-35F474
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy Viking strap junction. The strap union is circular with three circular perforations evenly spaced leaving three arms radiating from the centre to the outer edge. It is slightly domed and the arms are hollow backed. Part of the outer edge has broken away at the edge of one of the perforations. The arms are raised above the edge of the piece and have rounded, slilghtly bulbous terminals. They have incised decoration which is the same on each arm. In the centre of the three arms is a triangle. At the terminals the decoration appears to be in the form of a hu…
Created on: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Last updated: Friday 22nd July 2011
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Record ID: DUR-EEBF95
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval copper alloy styca of uncertain ruler. Stycas are given the general date of c.790-c.867.
Created on: Tuesday 26th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-EECC25
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval copper alloy styca. L image (rev): +EANRED, central motif Pirie 5b (probably) R image (obv): EDELRED REX, central motif Pirie 1 (a cross) The coin is Aethelred II (840-848), and probably belongs to the 1st reign (840-44). It belongs to Pirie's group Ai from the spelling of EDELRED and the central motif patterns.
Created on: Tuesday 26th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-A74411
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval pin, dating to the 10-11th centuries. It is complete with the pin shaft being circular in cross-section and ends in a point. The other end hasa flat, almost lozenge shaped terminal with a flattened end and small extensions on each side. There is a central circular hole. Kevin Leahy has seen an image of this find and comments 'The best known example of this sort of pin is the one found inthe grave of Archbishop Wulfstan of York (obit. 1023) (Campbell, 1982, 201) but others are known from York. These pins are likely to be of Irish o…
Created on: Tuesday 16th February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-340F03
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy and cloisonn√© enamelled Early Medieval brooch, dating to the 10-11th centuries. It is circular in plan with 12 small circular kops around the edge, some of these are broken or missing complete. Four of these knops would have been slightly larger (two still remain) and have small circular blue glass insets. In between each of these larger knops, are two smaller knops which appearto be decorated with a central raised boss. The brooch is decorated on the front with inset enamel. It has a thin border of red with the main field being a dark blue. In the centre is a…
Created on: Monday 12th April 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-3427E5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Styca of the Northumbrian Kingdom. Wulfhere Archbishop, 854-900. Pirie Group C. North no. 197
Created on: Monday 12th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 15th April 2010
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Record ID: DUR-7002B0
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval zoomorphic buckle. It is D-shaped with a narrowed strap bar and where the loop meets the strap bar there are animal heads. Their mouths are open and the strap bar comes from here. They have ears picked out but it is difficult to pin down preciseley what animal they are. The buckle appears to have some casting flaws with irregular hollows on one side of the loop and on one head.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 25th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherburn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-A46376
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval buckle. It is D-shaped in plan with a narrowed strap bar. The pin is missing. The patina is uneven with most of the original surface now missing.
Created on: Monday 24th May 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 25th May 2010
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