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Record ID: NCL-D4EBD5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A complete Viking cast lead-alloy trade weight dating from the early medieval period - the 9th or 10th century. The weight comprises a cut fragment of ornamental cast copper alloy metalwork (possibly gilt) set into a lead base. The item appears complete. It is of flat cubic shape with the ornamental copper alloy inset covering all of the upper surface. The decoration of the copper alloy piece is simple: a small square surrounded by four L-shapes with arms of equal length. The interior of the smaller geometrical shapes is scratched/roughened up, possibly to receive and hold enamel. One…
Created on: Thursday 16th May 2019
Last updated: Thursday 16th May 2019
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Record ID: NCL-B49FBD
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A copper-alloy spectacle buckle, with pin. The frame has two oval loops which are convex in cross-section. one end has an incised notch which serves as a pin rest. The ends of each buckle are pointed. The strap bar has a triangular cross section. The frame features a knopps of each side of the projecting strap bar. The buckle frame is a patinated a light brown with some areas of lighter grey and grey green. The open looped pin is extant and complete. 24.60mm long, 15.24mm wide, 1.47mm thick. 2.41g in weight Such a simple buckle is hard to date precisely, Whitehead (2003) illustrates …
Created on: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: NCL-B464CD
Object type: SAW
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible fragment of a Roman (Bronze Age?) copper-alloy saw, similar to BM-AF446A.SF 688.The Piercebridge Divers The fragment is slightly concave and has a square piercing at one end. The object is 38.47mm long; 18.55mm wide; 1.04mm thick and weighs 3.05g
Created on: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Last updated: Sunday 4th August 2019
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Record ID: NCL-B1CEAD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete copper-alloy belt and buckle style finger ring of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The ring is of simple design: a wide and flat band with a moulded bezel in the shape of a D-shaped buckle. The band has three dots, which presumably represent belt holes. the middle hole is not evenly spaced with the first and last dots. The inner face of the band is flat while the outer face is slightly convex, giving the finger ring a D-shaped section. There is no inscription. The finger ring has a rough brown surface with light green patches of copper-corrosion. It is 18.72 mm in diame…
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: NCL-AA48BB
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy Post Medieval cup weight, 28.84mm in diameter and weighing 26.72g. It is not possible to see if there are any markings on the inside bottom of the cup due to corrosion and/or extant residue. There is an incised double-banded linear decoration running around approximately 2/3 of the way up the interior of the surface. the wall thickness is 2.24mm; while the diameter at the botton of the wall is 20.60.mm This cup weight may have formed part of a nested set similar to an example from Salisbury (Saunders 2001; 130, fig. 43, ref: 28b), dated from the 13th century. Also …
Created on: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: NCL-E01F76
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Roman coin
Created on: Wednesday 10th April 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 10th April 2019
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Record ID: NCL-7CD83E
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy finger ring, of probable Early Post Medieval dating (16th to 17th Centuries AD). The finger ring is of the signet ring style, with a raised rectangular bezel. The shoulders are plain and do not expand from the width of the hoop. The hoop is plain and D shaped in cross section and oval in plan. The device on the bezel has an elongated octagonal border which contains a trefoiled flower with two - possibly four - leaves. No direct comparison has been found. The finger ring measures 26.44 in diameter; 18.47mm wide from the bezel to the back edge of the hoop. I…
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Saturday 6th April 2019
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Record ID: NCL-CB39DC
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy medieval buckle that conforms well to a Meols type 10 c.AD 1350 - 1400. The pin is missing, leaving just the frame. The buckle is a single looped, oval with a narrowed and offset bar and ornate outer edges. Two prominent knops flank two grooves on the outer edge of the loop which act as rests for the pin. The buckle weighs 4.15g; is 20.27mm deep and 26.09mm wide.
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2019
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Record ID: NCL-15A8DD
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman or later furniture fitting (c. AD100-400). The object has a rounded top, with a circular cross-section, and has a spherical knop with central dimple on its apex. From the rounded top the object tapers in and out again to form a 'waist', with a step between the top and the 'waist'. There is a further step betwen the 'waist' and the foot of the fitting which is a flat, circular base. There is a circular protrusion for attachment on the underside of the base. The object may be a handle or knob. Simlar examples recorded on the PAS database can be seen in re…
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: NCL-536837
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete barbed and tanged flint arrowhead. The tip and part of one barb are missing. The flint is and mid brown with a mid-gloss patina. Both faces show covering low angle scaled and sub-parallel retouch. Dimensions: Length, 24.39mm; Width, 16.82mm Weight, 1.26g
Created on: Monday 4th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: NCL-8884D3
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A modern lead bullet. weight - 29.09g; Length - 24.34mm; Diameter - 14.95mm (0.588 inches). The bullet has 3 circumferential grooves, with rouletting and a hollowed base of depth c.3.9 mm. The diameter suggets this may be for the Martini Henry rifle, which equipped the British Army in the later 19th century, and at all events are for a rifle of military specification.
Created on: Sunday 13th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: NCL-563B57
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver short-cross penny of Richard I. There are 7 pearls to the crown and the letter N is wide, the beard is made up of small pellets. There are two un-pelleted curls on the L and two or three on the R. Based on this the coin belongs to Richard I; North class 3ab2 or class 4a. The busts on these coins can be either large, small, wide or thin. Date is c.1190-1200. Moneyer and mint are WILLELM of London, though WILLELM can also be spelt as WILLEM on these coins due to the space taken up by the enlarged letter N and A. The coin has a weight of 1.04g and a diameter of 17.74mm
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: NCL-09E1D4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver short-cross penny of Henry II class 1b1: mint, London: moneyer RAVL. date AD 1180-1185. The weight is 1.26g, the diameter is 19.01mm and the thickness is 0.70mm. Obverse: hENRICVS REX, Crowned bust facing with sceptre. Reverse: + (cross pattée) RAVL·ON·LVND, Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant N926; p220
Created on: Monday 7th May 2018
Last updated: Saturday 12th May 2018
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Record ID: NCL-B4F01A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver siege coin struck at Newark dated to 1645 to 1646. It is a lozenge shape and weighs 5.13g; length 34.94mm; width 31.10mm. A post-medieval silver 'siege piece' struck at Newark. The coin is lozenge shaped. The obverse depicts a crown flanked from left to right by C and R. The crown has eight pellets on the left arch and nine on the right. Due to wear it is possible that some pellets cannot be seen. Below the crown are the numerals XII, which denotes the denomination as a shilling. All these are enclosed by an off-centred lozenge perimeter of pellets. The reverse has an inscr…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NCL-2696E2
Object type: SHEET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead sheet with the impression of a Roman coin. The coin impresion is of a Siliqua from the reign of Gratian (367-383) - Reece Period 19. The lead sheet is sub-rectaungular in plan and weighs 70.50g; is 56.23mm long; and has a maximum width of 34.07mm and a minimum width of 26.22mm. It is 4.91mm thick. The impression is situated at the widest part of the sheet and some dammage has occured to the upper right quadrant of the object, which includes part of the impression. The sheet has a transverse cut just below the coin impression. It is conceivable that this was made for casting rep…
Created on: Friday 9th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 5th June 2018
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Record ID: NCL-7DF0DE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Scottish Bawbee
Created on: Saturday 30th December 2017
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
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Record ID: NCL-7DCD09
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval cast lead-alloy spindle whorl. The weight is circular in plan, although chipped and abraded around the perimeter It is bi-conical in profile. The artefact is decorated by a single circle of pellets on each side, many of which have worn flat. Diameter 27.84mm; Diameter of central hole - 8.66mm; Thickness - 10.61mm; weight 32.57g
Created on: Saturday 30th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 18th December 2018
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Record ID: NCL-C9205B
Object type: POWDER FLASK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A pressed copper-alloy sheet which is a component of an incomplete powder flask. The object probably equates to one half of a powder flask. The object is roughly pear shaped with a flat top at its narrowest point, and has a piercing at its narrow end. The date is probably ealry to late post medieval, however the lack of decoration makes this object problematic to date. The object is 71.38mm at its widest, 155.15 long, and 0.93mm thick.
Created on: Sunday 10th December 2017
Last updated: Sunday 10th December 2017
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Record ID: NCL-AD9E11
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Massive terret ring made from cast cu-alloy, with an incomplete projection of a twin spur (lipped projection) within the ring. It would also have had a strap bar concealed at the base. Most known examples come from northern England and Scotland with an emphasis in Aberdeenshire. There are also examples from North Wales. It's very close to an example from Chesters, Northumberland in Jope 2000, 309, 291e and MacGregor 1976, 113. Generally dating from late 1st-mid 3rd century AD. A fine example of this type of object is LANCUM-1F06E0
Created on: Friday 8th December 2017
Last updated: Friday 8th December 2017
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Record ID: NCL-5BD5BD
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The coins were submitted as 9 loose coins and two clumps of coins concreted together with corrosion products. These were separated in the British Museum Conservation laboratory. Associated with the coins were seven artefacts. These were found in one discrete group with the exception of the phallic pendant, found one to two metres to the south, and the lead object, found five metres to the south. They are likely to have been moved by ploughing Contents of find The coins (E. Ghey) The coins submitted for consideration consist of a group of 24 medium-sized copper alloy coins, probably …
Created on: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 13th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodburn', grid reference and parish protected.


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