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Record ID: NLM-3C5909
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy unidentified object fragment. A triangular plate with a drilled hole of diameter 1.5mm at its narrower rounded end, and torn across its wider end. The display face bears a bordered simple reticulated interlace with traces of gilding. Folded roughly in half. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 700-800. Length (as found): 15.8mm, Width: 14.5mm, Thickness: 0.6mm, Weight: 1.50gms
Created on: Thursday 21st September 2017
Last updated: Friday 22nd September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DEV-260FD6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Post-medieval gilded copper alloy iconographic finger ring, probably dating to c. AD 1500-1700. The ring is complete, with a beaded hoop, D-shaped in cross section and cast into eleven bulbous knops divided by narrowed waists and with an elongated, oval bezel, aligned on the same plane as the hoop. The bezel is lightly incised with what is most likely an iconographic design, depicting a robed figure with lines radiating from behind. Significant amounts of gilding survive on the surface of the ring. Dimensions: Across the hoop 22.2mm; length of bezel 13.2mm; width of bezel 6.5mm; thi…
Created on: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
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Record ID: NLM-2215EE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy mount fragment. Cast plate, broken on all sides, and with worn interlace decoration comprising linked oval figures on its display side. A faint trace of gilding is discernible. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 700-800. Length: 17.8mm, Width: 17.1mm, Thickness: 1.7mm, Weight: 1.87gms
Created on: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-220B08
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount fragment. A fragment from cast plate with curved inner and outer edges suggesting it to form one arm of a symmetrical equal-armed cross with curved ends and concave sides to its arms and the stub of a single integrally cast fixing pin of diameter 4.1mm on the back. The display face bear a pattern of rough chevrons formed by the juxtaposition of rectangles each defined by paired triangular-section ridges, within a ridged border, and is gilded. Now in two fragments, probably broken at the time of its discovery. As with accompanying object [no. 133 above], the fixing …
Created on: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-FE28FD
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy plate brooch. Cast oval plate with a central oval setting with tall [3.7mm] walls, now empty, surrounded by three concentric zones divided by ridges and gilded overall, Mackreth type British Plate 3.b6.ii. The innermost zone retains indistinct traces of stamped decoration. The back retains a folded catch plate, a U-shaped lug for the pin [lost], and a patch of silvery plating. These brooches may be associated with the Roman military or officialdom, and their conspicuous decoration also encouraged their retrieval and reuse in Anglo-Saxon times. Suggested date: Late Roman, 2…
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-FC7EFE
Object type: PLAQUE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete gilded copper alloy figurative plaque or mount, probably depicting a religious saint, probably of Late Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1600). The mount is sub rectangular, with a concave reverse. No fixing holes or attachments appear to be present. The front exhibits moulded decoration in the form of a male figurine. The figurine is wearing a long robe type outfit. Although the details are unclear, it appears to be carrying a lamb or a sheep over his shoulders, head to the right. The figure's head is tilted upwards slightly to the left. Traces of a beard are visible. It mea…
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th September 2017
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Record ID: DEV-F8D203
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Medieval gilded copper alloy horse harness pendant suspension mount, probably dating to c. AD 1200-1400. The mount is cast into the form of a quatrefoil, with incised V-shaped grooves further defining the intersice between each lobe. The transverse lobes each have a central, circular perforation holding a copper alloy rivet in situ. One is loose, 8.3mm long with a circular shaft and flatened, sub-circular head, c. 3.7mm in diameter. The perforation was probably drilled from the reverse, resulting in a slight lip on the front. The mount is flat in profile, thickening towards the edge …
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th September 2017
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Record ID: BERK-A9DCEC
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete Post Medieval copper alloy mount in the shape of a lozenge with a knob on each corner. It has an overall decoration which might well be that of a flower. There is also a trace of gilding. On the back is a bent fastener. 16th - 17th century AD.
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
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Record ID: NLM-A78EDE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount. A pendent mount comprising a triangular plate with its narrow end turned sharply to form a hook, and with a rivet of diameter 1.4mm and length 3.1mm passing through the centre of its broader part. Gilding remains on the display face. Suggested date: Medieval, 1300-1400. Height: 13.4mm, Width: 7.4mm, Thickness (plate, clear of fixing): 0.6mm, Weight: 0.43gms
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-A56B94
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: South Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy shield shaped horse harness pendant that has a projecting loop on the top for suspension. The artefacts is heavily corroded which has resulted in the loss of all detail from both the front and back of the shield. However, traces of gilding are present on one side of the shield but not enough to allow identification of any coat-of-arms.
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 22nd September 2017
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Record ID: BERK-983956
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete Post Medieval copper alloy Mount, lozenge shaped with a line border separating, on the outer edge, a border of (possibly) pellets and the inner section appears to be "pellety". It bears traces of Gilding
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
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Record ID: BERK-9116AE
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy medeival horse harness pendant dating from c. AD 1200-1400. The pendant has a broadly circular and convexed main section with a suspension loop set perpendicular to the main object. Below the circular centre of the pendant two 'arms' extend vertically either side of a semi-circular aperture. At the peak of the semi-circle is a second circular void. It is unclear whether the pendant is missing any of the decorative openwork at its base - the termianl arms appear complete however there may have been a cross bar joining the two. Traces of gilding remain on …
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Wallingford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-90FE07
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete Early Early-Medieval (Anglo Saxon, c.6th century) copper alloy gilt probable harness fitting with Salin's Style I decoration. There is an old break at one end. The object is rectangular in shape and cross-section, and curving in profile (being concave to the reverse). It is uncertain whether the curved profile is caused by, or only enhanced by, a transverse bend (apparent in strains to the metal on both the front and the reverse). Along one of the long edges, close to the break, is a rectangular perforated projection. The decoration is divided into two panels, roughly one…
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Waltham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-90BED6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy and gilded button brooch (c. 500 - c. 550). The pin and some of the rim are missing. This brooch is sub-circular in plan and the surviving parts of the rim is upturned and flares outwards at an angle of about 45°-50° from the plane of the plate. The upper surface of the brooch is decorated with a central chip-carved anthropomorphic forward facing mask, within a raised circular rim. The 'helmet' (or possibly hair) is formed of a distinct triangle. The eyebrows and nose are formed of a single element and the nose is a sub-trian…
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 15th September 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7D61A8
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A gilded, copper alloy, post medieval, knife cap, AD.1500-1600. The object comprises a small cube of copper alloy with an oval or leaf shaped shield on each corner. There is a circular hole that pierces the object through, tapering from 4.1mm, to 3.6mm. The surface retains gilding in places, particularly in the recesses.
Created on: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Chichester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-66FA83
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A fragment of a cast copper-alloy mount of uncertain date. The mount has one curved edge intact with the rest of the object damaged with ragged breaks and much of the mount missing. It is flat with an upturned lip along the curved edge. There is moulded foliate decoration, possibly acanthus leaves, across the entire upper face which is fully gilded. The reverse is undecorated and un-gilded. There is a single, circular rivet hole approximately 2mm across in the centre of the fragment. The style of decoration is similar to that on Carolingian metalwork.
Created on: Monday 11th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Skidbrooke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-315649
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A Medieval copper alloy heraldic themed mount in the shape of a shield with fixing stud still in situ. The tincture of the field is uncertain but the field is lozengy, possibly with an ermine spot in each one but it is indistinct, and it shows signs of gilding. AD 1200-1400.
Created on: Saturday 9th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th September 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-2A950B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-medieval anthropomorphic copper alloy and gilded mount. This mount is convex at the front and hollow at the rear. At the front it is in the form of a human forward facing mask/face. The face has ridged brows, lentoid eyes and a bulbous nose. The hair appears to be wavy in the form of a fringe. The cheeks are rounded and the mouth is worn and unclear. The outer edge of the object is undecorated however at the top is a bilobed projection. Beneath the chin the object terminates with a break. From the rear of the object at each end projects a spike or lug. Dimensions:…
Created on: Friday 8th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Navenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-15DDB3
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete medieval (c.1100-1300) possible folding knife, consisting of two incomplete sheet copper alloy plates joined at one end by a dome-headed rivet with a small section of iron surviving between at this end, held in place by the rivet. The plates are sub-rectangular in shape, with one long edge on each (next to each other) having a concave profile. The opposite edges of both plates have a slight ledge extending at 90 degrees, to cover the opening between the two plates. Both plates have an old break at the end opposite to the rivet. They both carry incised decoration and remai…
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Waltham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-11CF7D
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete medieval copper alloy composite strap end dating rto the period c. AD 1400 - 1500. Part of the terminal of the front plate, it would have originally been crescentic in form and now exhibits a transverse break which has removed approximately one third of the crescent. It exhibits two rivet holes, one of which retains part of a cpper alloy rivet, for atatchment to the missing back plate. The front is engraved with a foliate motif, now heavily worn and exhibits traces of gilding. The rear edge expands into a moulded foliate plate and terminates in an old break. See: Fingerlin …
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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