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Record ID: YORYM-81E894
Object type: BALANCE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
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An incomplete copper-alloy object, possibly a balance arm, of medieval date, c.AD 1300 - 1450. Only a small portion of the object remains comprising a sub-rectangular bar with an integral projecting loop. The loop extends out at 90 degrees from the bar, closer to one edge than the other. One surface is decorated with incised lies forming the following pattern: XIIIXIIII II I. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The object is 30.5mm long, 6.1mm wide, 8.7mm thick and weighs 2.4g. No parallel for this object could be found at the time of recording though it does share fea…
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-81BACF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A silver cut and broken halfpenny of John or Henry III dating to the period AD 1204 - 1217. Short cross reverse. Moneyer Henri. Mint uncertain. Class 5a - 6a.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-819805
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A silver penny of an uncertain medieval ruler, probably Edward I - III, dating to the period AD 1279 - 1377. Long cross reverse. Mint uncertain. The coin is extremely worn rendering most diagnostic detail illegible.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-8179EB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: York
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A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 - 341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with two standards. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-816ABB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A silver cut halfpenny of John or Henry III dating to the period AD 1204 - 1222. Short cross reverse. Moneyer Tomas. Mint uncertain. Class 5c - 7.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-814C9A
Object type: CANDLE HOLDER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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An incomplete copper-alloy candle holder of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1530 - 1650. Only a small portion of the holder remains which is circular and hollow with parallel sides which end in worn breaks. The base tapers to a narrow circular stem which also terminates in a worn break. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The holder is 22.4mm long, 17.1mm to 6.5mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 9.2g. A similar example can be seen in Egan p.81, fig.69, no.337 and is dated to c.1530 - 1650. Similar examples can also be seen on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database as NCL-B9…
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-812C82
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and extremely worn copper-alloy medieval French jetton dating to the period AD 1415 - 1497. Triple stranded cross fleuretty in a tressure of four arches reverse. Mint of Tournai.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-8106EB
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A complete, though heavily worn, copper-alloy coin weight of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1500 - 1700. The coin weight appears bifaced though the designs are too worn to be determined. The edges and corners are worn to a smooth rounded shape. The metal had a mid-green patina and is worn. The coin weight is 11.1mm long, 11.2mm wide, 2.4mm thick and weighs 1.6g.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-80D8DC
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A complete lead-alloy cloth seal of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1660 - 1727. The seal is of the four disc alnage type joined by an integral central strip. The two discs closest to the strip bear stamped decoration. The first bears a right facing bust; the second a crowned harp with the numeral 4 to the left. The remaining two discs appear undecorated though one has a perforation through which a central rivet from the other disc is pressed to seal it. The metal is a light brown/white patina and is worn. The seal is 37.2mm long, 13.7mm in diameter, 5.5mm thick and weighs 6.9g. Alnage sea…
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-80A26D
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A complete lead-alloy bag or bale seal of late Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1600 - 1800. The seal is circular with worn edges and a roughly rectangular cross section. It is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter which would have been for wire or textile ligatures used to secure a bag. The obverse is decorated with a raised cross within a shield and is likely to represent the town or province from which the seal originated. The reverse is bears text in two lines which reads WL//9K. The initials are likely to stand for the quality contr…
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-6EA51A
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A complete copper-alloy coin weight of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1694 - 1702. The coin weight is circular and biface. The obverse depicts the laureate bust right of William III. The reverse depicts a crown with crossed sceptre above the value of ½ // GVINEA // W (½ guinea). The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The coin weight is 16.5mm in diameter and weighs 2.7g. A similar example is illustrated in Withers, 1995, p.16.
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-6E65C6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy vessel of medieval to post-medieval date, c.AD 1100 - 1850. The fragment is part of the rim of a probable cooking vessel and is sub-rectangular in plan and section, swelling slightly to the out turned rim. All the breaks are old and worn and the fragment appears undecorated. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn, especially on the exterior surface which displays signs of burning presumably through use. The fragment is 52.6mm long, 34.2mm wide, 5.1mm thick and weighs 35g. While it is not possible to allocate this fragment to a specific type it is li…
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-6E2DC2
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy purse bar of late medieval to post-medieval date, c.AD 1450 -1650. The object comprises a square block with rounded edges from which a circular sectioned arm extends. The arm has a bell shaped terminal with a prominent circumferential band running around its diameter and transverse groove to the outer edge. The stubbed remains of a second arm remain on the opposite side of the block. A circular perforation runs vertically through the block with a circular section shank fitted through it. The upper end of the shank bends at 90 degrees and the lower swells to …
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-6DD481
Object type: TOY
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete copper-alloy toy of medieval to post-medieval date, c.AD 1400 - 1800. The toy is in the form of three miniature cups or cauldrons joined together in a single piece by the body at the centre. Each vessel has a flared rim, waisted neck, and curved, bulbous body with a flat base. Two of the vessels retain single circular sectioned legs to their outer edges with feet which turn outward. The stump of a third leg is all that remains on the thirds vessel. One vessel has a pointed looped handle, another has a rounded looped handle and the third has an incomplete worn loop. …
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-68EAC1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three copper-alloy Roman wine jugs with detached handles. One handle has a silver globular inlay and a figurative motif of cupid placing an unidentified object in a basket. Each vessel was packed with earth when excavated. The vessels are in generally fair condition with a green patina and surviving bronze colouration on the heaviest/most elaborate vessel. The base of one of the vessels is detached and the body has slight damage. The elaborate inlaid handle has at least two cells where silver inlay no longer remains. The vessels were taken to York Archaeological Trust (YAT) for x-ray…
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nunnington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-594E5B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy coin, possibly of North African origins, of Post-Meidveal date, c.AD 1600 - 1800. The coin is extremely worn with probable iconographic depictions on both sides.
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-5937C8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead-alloy weight of uncertain date. The weight is sub-circular at its centre with six projecting conical arms. Four of the arms are evenly spaced around the circumference of the object with one also at the top and base. The metal has a mid-grey/white patina and is worn. The object is 55.7mm long, 52.9mm wide, 48.7mm thick and weighs 246g. Lead weights were commonly used from the Iron Age through to the post-medieval period and are difficult to date with any certainty without supporting archaeological context.
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-591B42
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn iron arrowhead of "broadhead" type of medieval date, c.AD 1200 - 1400. The object is triangular in plan with a central socketed tang and barbs to either side. The metal has a mid-orange/brown patina and is heavily corroded. The arrowhead is 64.1mm long, 29.6mm wide, 7.5mm thick and weighs 11.7g. Such arrowheads were probably used for hunting and Jessop (1997; 4) suggests they were popular in the 13th and 14th centuries.
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-58D946
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver penny of Elizabeth I dating to the period AD 1594 - 1596. Third Issue. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Woolpack initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.137, no.2017.
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-5876E5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy bow and fantail brooch of Roman date, c.AD 50 - 150. The head of the brooch is comprised of rectangular wings the reverse of which acts as an integral double lug hinge mechanism through which an axis bar remains. A circular sectioned pin remains looped around the axis bar and an integral attachment loop projects centrally from the upper edge of the head. The front surface of the wings is decorated with two incised vertical lines creating a stepped effect at each tip. From the centre of the head a D-sectioned upper bow extends into a circular ring and dot style …
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Folkton', grid reference and parish protected.


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