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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-D4EBD5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-271C9A
Object type: STUD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy cup-headed stud inlaid with green enamel. Sally Worrell has comented that such studs are late Iron Age or Early Roman, usually with either a blue or red enamel (see FAKL-FCD5C7). This example has a green enamel with no traces of blue or red. The head is cup-shaped and is roughly circular in plan. The diameter of the head is 14.44mm and the cup has a thickness of 5.57mm. On the under side of the cup is a truncated shank, 4.65mm diameter x 2.44mm long. Objects like this occur in Iron Age contexts with parallels from Dinorben, Abergele, Denb. (Savory 1976,…
Created on: Friday 9th March 2018
Last updated: Monday 25th February 2019
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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-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-B464CD
Object type: SAW
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible fragment of a /BA/?Roman copper-alloy saw, similar to BM-AF446A
Created on: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
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Record ID: NCL-629FB3
Object type: RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval gold finger ring. . The outside of the ring ring is a plain gold band. On the inside is the inscription 'Joyn'd in one by God alone' with the two initials as the maker's mark. The ring has a diameter of 7.62mm; the band is 3.86mm wide and 1.80mm thick. The weight is 5.98g
Created on: Friday 30th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 26th March 2019
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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-C799E1
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Head of a copper alloy 8th- or 9th-century Anglo-Saxon disc-headed pin, probably part of a triple linked pin set. The head and part of the shaft survive in fairly good condition. The head is circular and flat with decoration on one face, and has two holes, one on each side at 90 degrees between the top of the circle and the drop of the shaft. If the shaft emerges at 6 o'clock, the hole at 9 o'clock is now incomplete. Surviving width 26mm, surviving length 39mm. The object dates to c.AD 700-900. The decoration consists of a cross with narrow arms, defined by an incised line at each ed…
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
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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: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodburn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NCL-5E9B55
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy medieval (1200-1400) harness pendant. The object is square in plan - 20.59mm x 20.89mm - with an integral elongated lug, which is 9.36mm long, protruding from the centre of the upper edge. The lug tip has a circular perforation which is perpendicular to the pendant. The perforation is blocked with iron corrosion. The outer edge of the object is scalloped creating a square field in the centre. Within this square field there is a depiction of a castle. This motif has two turrets, four windows and a door with a Romanesque arch. The windows and doors are decorated w…
Created on: Wednesday 12th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
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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-15A8DD
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-74C5D5
Object type: FLANGED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy flanged axehead of Early Middle Bronze Age date of later short-flanged axe of Type Ulcrome. The axehead dates to c. Acton Park II / Taunton phase of early MBA which corresponds to Needham typology date is c. 1600-1300 BC. The blade of the palstave is a splayed/crescent-shaped, with convex expanding sides, and a convex cutting edge, which is damaged. In profile the blade is sub-triangular with the widest section being at the stop ridge. The blade is 90.31mm in length. The width of the cutting edge measures 38.21mm. The thickness of the blade is 12.63mm The rear pa…
Created on: Thursday 13th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 28th November 2017
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Record ID: NCL-978235
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval gold finger ring with four faceted stones that may - or may not - be emeralds. A fifth socket, which presumably held a further stone, is empty. The four remaing stones are held by a claw style of mount. The ring has no inscription or maker's mark. The scroll-work of the bevel and shoulders, the faceting of the stones, and the claw mounts suggests a late Georgian or early Victorian date of manufature. While this find was reported as possible treasure, the decision of the relevant curator at the British Museum was that this is not treasure, due to the style of the rin…
Created on: Monday 27th March 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 28th March 2017
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Record ID: NCL-BABE07
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The folowing report is from Martin Henig. "An attractive intaglio in a lower quality, base silver ring. The material of the stone is a non crystalline quartz, a chalcedony, with an upper blue layer and brownish ground, so it could be called a blue onyx or nicolo [ jewellery terms rather than scientific ones], the blue caused by staining/chemical treatment. The gem was cut with an outwardly bevelled edge. The subject is a cow, a popular subject from the Augustan period onwards, though I would date this to the late 1st century/first half of the 2nd century AD. Comparanda: see M.Henig, …
Created on: Thursday 21st December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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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-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-0351DC
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A hoard of 50 silver pennies and 23 silver half-pennies. Short cross coinage (1180-1247) 2017 T541 Netherwitton, North Northumberland I have examined a group of 73 coins reported found at Netherwitton, North Northumberland. The majority (63) are English silver pennies of the Short Cross type, with the obverse inscription of HENRICUS REX, i.e. King Henry, and a reverse inscription naming the moneyer and mint-place. This coinage was issued in the years 1180-1247, and thus introduced by Henry II and continued through the reigns of Richard I, and John and several decades into the reign o…
Created on: Tuesday 13th June 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th May 2019
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Record ID: NCL-CBB4CB
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Revesby, Lincolnshire A hoard of c. 70 Roman bronze coins. Initial identification suggests a deposition date after the mid-fourth century. The coins (Eleanor Ghey) A total of 67 coins and 2 unidentified metallic fragments were submitted for examination as potential Treasure. The assemblage is wide-ranging in date and as there was no container and no additional information on the distribution of the finds was provided, the group is assumed to contain a hoard of 55 nummi with a tpq of AD 327-8 alongside other stray coins from the area, including two first century copper alloy coins, f…
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 18th March 2019
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