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    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: NMGW-4B2431
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy zoomorphic figurine, probably a weight in the form of a horse, now damaged and incomplete, represented by the front of the animal (with a surviving length of 32.5mm, a maximum surviving height of 22.1mm and a weight of 20.4g). The legs of the horse survive as short stubs and are projecting forward, suggesting the horse may have been depicted running. The figurine has a maximum width across the shoulders of 10.0mm. The mane is evident along the neck of the horse and the recessed eyes are discernible but all other surface detail has been lost. The find can be closely para…
Created on: Tuesday 15th April 2008
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-2B27A1
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Medieval lead alloy purse bar, c. 15th or 16th century The purse bar is complete with a length of 53.6mm and a weight of 7.1g. The terminals were pointed with a flange before a recess to secure the missing frame. The bars are of sub-rectangular section with attachment plates beneath. The bar widens (to 10.1mm) and thins (to 3.6mm) at the centre to accommodate a perforation (3.0mm diameter), through which the loop would have passed. No decoration is evident on the purse bar. The surface is poorly preserved and has a mid-grey colour.
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 29th December 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-8B24C4
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Merthyr Tydfil
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy thimble, probably of 15th or early 16th century date The thimble is near-complete with a length of 20.1mm and a weight of 8.0g. The rim is slightly damaged and has a diameter of 20.5mm. The walls have a thickness of 1.8mm. The rim is plain and has no incised border. The thimble has ten rows of hand-punched indentations, which end before the rounded top of the thimble, giving a plain apex of 6.8mm diameter. The thimable has good surface preservation with a pale to mid-green patina.
Created on: Thursday 24th January 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-F44933
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval copper-alloy French jetton. Standing king under canopy type inscribed DE LATONIS, dating to c. 1326-1380. Mint uncertain. See Mitchiner (1988, 161) no. 398, though this is a variant based on the legends It has small circumferential losses all around.
Created on: Thursday 17th January 2008
Last updated: Friday 9th August 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5E1F24
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Short Cross Penny 1c, Carlisle, Alain, 1.213g, chipped.
Created on: Thursday 10th January 2008
Last updated: Wednesday 15th January 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-B7CE52
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval annular brooch frame, probably of 13th or 14th century date The frame is complete although the surface has been lost. The frame is circular with a diameter of 16.6mm (internal diameter of 11.6mm), a thickness of 1.5mm and weighs 0.7g. The rear of the frame is bevelled and plain. The pin restriction has a width of 2.1mm and the bar has a diameter of 1.7mm. The opposite side of the frame has no notch for the pin. The front of the brooch was decorated with raised delicate ribbing, possibly forming letters to define a legend but now difficult to discern. The brooch frame has poor…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd January 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-C1DD42
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead alloy strap-end, probably of late 14th or 15th century date The strap-end is of hollow-ended type, with a cast front plate and sheet back plate. The sheet back plate has been lost. The strap-end has an overall length of 51.5mm, a maximum width at the attachment edge of 26.3mm and a weight of 13.6g. The strap was secured within a trapezoidal box with converging sides (19.7mm x 18.1mm, internal dimensions) by four copper alloy rivet, two of which remain in-situ. The front of the box was decorated with an inscription in Black Lettering. The inscription is now difficult to r…
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2007
Last updated: Friday 17th January 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-5BF8D6
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead pilgrim’s ampulla of 14th to early 16th century date The ampulla is near-complete, missing only a small section of the mouth rim. The ampulla has a length of 53.4mm and a weight of 75.5g. The mouth is open and has a width of 27.4mm. The ampulla has a maximum thickness at the open mouth of 14.3mm. The neck has straight sides converging towards the body. Both sub-triangular loops are present and one loop has been compressed against the neck and the loop is not perforated. It is not whether the distorted loop is perforated. The neck is plain. Both faces carry similar moti…
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2007
Last updated: Wednesday 15th January 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-F16A12
Object type: STEELYARD WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy steelyard weight fragment, probably of late 13th or early 14th century date The weight is represented by a fragment of the copper alloy outer casing only and has a surviving height of 54.8mm, a surviving width of 57.3mm and has a weight of 47.3g.The casing has a thickness of 2.7mm. The casing has an embossed heraldic shield device (35.3mm long by 27.8mm wide) comprising three chevrons, the upper chevron abuts the top of the shield. Each chevron is enhanced with a central incised line. The cells surrounding the chevrons are unlikely to have held enamel. The copper…
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2007
Last updated: Friday 28th February 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-2552A2
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy belt or strap mount, probably of 15th or 16th century date The mount is rectangular with a slightly distorted length of 33.44mm, a width of 14.09mm and has a weight of 2.8g. The mount has incised decoration comprising a border containing a central lozenge; outside the lozenge is a rocker-arm or zigzag motif within the triangular panels. At the centre of the lozenge is a circular perforation of 5.4mm diameter. The mount was attached by two separate copper alloy rivets (2.2mm diameter) at each end. The mount has moderately good surface preservation with a mid-green …
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-252132
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy buckle plate, probably of 13th or 14th century date The buckle plate is near complete, although the buckle frame and pin are missing. The plate has a length of 21.88mm, a width of 18.04mm and has a weight of 3.8g. The buckle plate is folded with a slot for the pin and a recess for the frame. The rear of the folded plate is narrower than the face, with a width of 14.59mm. The face is decorated with a rocker-arm or zigzag border, outside a square panel defined by incised lines. On the interior of the panel is an incised spiral. The incised square and spiral contain…
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Last updated: Sunday 20th October 2013
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Record ID: NMGW-10FBC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Edward II 1307-27, Penny, London. Class 10cf 36 c.1307-9, 1.31g.
Created on: Tuesday 26th June 2007
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-FB2846
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cardiff
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy harness pendant, probably of late 13th or 14th century date The harness pendant is near-complete, missing only the top of the loop, but has very poor surface preservation. The pendant has a surviving length of 39.06mm and has a weight of 4.8g. The loop has a surviving depth of 5.53mm. The pendant is shield-shaped with small traces of enamel surviving. There is the suggestion of a diagonal strip across the shield (bend), within the strip a small amount of red enamel (Gules) survives. Outside the strip (sinister chief and dexter base) are traces of blue enamel (Azu…
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2007
Last updated: Monday 9th September 2013
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Record ID: NMGW-D8FB76
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy annular brooch of 13th or 14th century date The brooch is near-complete, missing the pin and settings. The frame is circular with an external diameter of 47.3mm (30.3mm internal). The brooch frame comprises a plain outer bevelled edge, leading to the central ring with eight raised collets. The collets are irregular and oval (up to 8.7mm by 6.2mm) and give the brooch a maximum thickness of 7.34mm. All but one of the collets contains a white calcium deposit. Between each collet, the frame is decorated with five rows of punched ring-and-dot decoration. There is some…
Created on: Wednesday 29th November 2006
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-A7C035
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead pilgrim’s ampulla of 14th to early 16th century date, c. 1350 – 1530 The ampulla is near-complete, missing the side loops and slight damage to the reverse face. The ampulla has a slightly distorted surviving length of 49.52mm and weighs 33.9g. The rim of the ampulla has a width of 26.78mm and remains closed. The sides of the neck are straight and converge towards the body. The remnants of the side loops are evident at the base of the neck. The base of the neck is defined by a horizontal band containing diagonal lines. The obverse of the ampulla is decorated with the…
Created on: Wednesday 27th September 2006
Last updated: Monday 25th March 2013
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Record ID: NMGW-A747E6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval silver sterling imitation of Edwardian type in the name of John the Blind, King of Bohemia, count of Luxemburg (1309-1346). Crowned obverse (Mayhew 263, legend as 263a-d), dating to 1309-1346. Mint unknown. Mayhew (1983, 106) It weighs 1.23g
Created on: Wednesday 27th September 2006
Last updated: Wednesday 28th August 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-A63695
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver penny of Edward IV (AD 1461-83). Minted at Dublin. Suns and roses/ roses on cross.
Created on: Wednesday 27th September 2006
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2012
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Record ID: NMGW-D61CA0
Object type: POMMEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bridgend
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Medieval copper alloy dagger or knife pommel, probably of 15th or 16th century date The pommel is circular and is enhanced with four decorative lobes at the edges. The base of the pommel has an internal diameter of 17.76mm (20.35mm external). The pommel has a maximum width across the lobes of 29.86mm, a height of 19.77mm and weighs 30.6g. The interior of the pommel has straight sides with a rounded top and internal depth of 12.83mm. An internal yellow-white deposit may be evidence of an adhesive used to secure the pommel to the organic (wood or bone) handle. A rectangular opening…
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-2EA573
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval lead seal matrix, dating to the 13th century The seal matrix is pointed oval in shape and is near-complete with some recent damage to the base with a surviving length of 38.20mm and a maximum width of 23.45mm. The matrix is flat and is slightly distorted along its length and has a single pierced lug on the reverse (15.2mm long, 4.9mm wide and 7.6mm deep), which is a little damaged and crooked. The seal die is comparatively clear and has a central device depicting a pair of dividers within a grooved border. The hinge, points and bridge of the dividers are evident on the ima…
Created on: Wednesday 16th August 2006
Last updated: Friday 20th November 2015
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