All finds recorded in the Parliamentary constituency of Macclesfield

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Record ID: LVPL-07358E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
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A cast copper alloy dolphin brooch dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The wings are tubular and semi-circular in cross-section with a raised stop-ridge at either end. The wings measure 8mm in thickness. The head of the brooch rises up from the wings and tapers downwards forming the bow of the object. The bow is decorated with a central vertical ridge which is corroded. The foot of the brooch is rounded and incomplete due to recent damage. At the rear of the brooch the catchplate is incomplete. The catchplate measures 9mm in width and 23mm in length. The hin…
Created on: Thursday 5th June 2014
Last updated: Thursday 5th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Macclesfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-DCE505
Object type: RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late medieval copper alloy seal ring (c AD 1400-1500). The ring loop is broken. The ring has a flat bezel, oval in plan with an incised design of a Fleur-de-lis with a line running through it. The object has a dark green patina.
Created on: Wednesday 26th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 26th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Handforth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-B9B1B0
Object type: TOBACCO HOLDER
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead alloy handle from a tobacco jar lid. The object is figurative with an oval head and long circular sectioned neck. The face appears to be the same on each side of the head. The face had a long noise pronounced forehead with oval eyes and a linear mouth. The object has a pointed hairstyle or hat. The object has a mid-grey patina and probably dates to the modern period.
Created on: Friday 31st January 2014
Last updated: Friday 31st January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wilmslow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-A563A1
Object type: PIPE TAMPER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy signet seal ring combined with a pipe tamper. The finger ring element has a flat oval bezel with either a crescent moon above a horizontal line or possibly the initials IC as the device decorating it. The hoop is oval in section and the pipe tamper projects from the apex of the hoop. The pipe tamper is integral to the hoop. The pipe tamper is circular in cross section and has a moulded collar at the junction with the hoop. The tamper flares outwards widening towards the terminal. Below the terminal is another moulded collar. The terminal measures 7.62mm in dia…
Created on: Thursday 30th January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 30th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hazel Grove', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-A4DE66
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Stockport
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver groat of Henry VIII, (1509-1547). Obverse: HENRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FRANC; crowned portrait of Henry VIII right. Reverse: POSVI DEV' ADIVTORE' MEV; long cross fourchée over royal shield. IM: Arrow (1532-42). North no. 1797
Created on: Thursday 30th January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 30th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stockport', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-94B632
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy steelyard weight, of probable Roman dating (1st to 2nd Century AD). The weight is biconical in shape. A central circular recess is present in the base of the weight (internal diameter is 14.6 mm). The remains of the copper alloy suspension loop are present at the top of the weight. It measures 38.7 mm tall, with a maximum diameter of 43.9 mm. The copper alloy loop is 2.5 mm wide and 0.9 mm thick. It weighs 203.7 g (7.19 oz). The weight is a light grey to off white colour, with an even surface patina. Similar biconical weights have been foun…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-9462E8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1550). The weight is an thick disc in plan with bevelled edges. It is sub rectangular in profile / cross section. The base is flat. Faint concentric circles are present on the top of the weight. The base is plain and undecorated. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 34.2 mm and is 7.6 mm thick. It weighs 56.8 g (2.00 oz). Weights of this style are frequently encountered, and commonly thought to be of Medieval dating. Lead weights, due to be a functio…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-945717
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1550). The weight is an thick disc in plan with bevelled edges. It is sub rectangular in profile / cross section. The base is flat. No decoration is present on the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 36.7 mm and is 5.6 mm thick. It weighs 57.3 g (2.02 oz). Weights of this style are frequently encountered, and commonly thought to be of Medieval dating. Lead weights, due to be a functional artefact, do change little in style over time, and as …
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-943C47
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy pyramid standing weight, of probable Medieval dating (14th to Mid 16th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in plan, and sub triangular in profile. The width of the weight increases from the base (maximum) to the top (minimum width). The top of the weight is incomplete and may have contained a suspension hole. The base of the weight is sub circular in plan, with a central recess. The surface of the weight is rough and undecorated. The weight measures 24.0 mm tall, 21.5 mm diameter at the base, 7.8 mm diameter at the top. It weighs 59.8 g
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-9422B8
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy flat spindle whorl, of Roman to Post Medieval dating (AD 43 - AD 1650). The spindle whorl is sub circular in plan, and sub rectangular (flat) in cross section. The central hole is sub circular in shape and has been cast centrally. The internal diameter of the hole measures 7.6 mm wide. No traces of decoration are present on either the upper or lower faces. The whorl has a diameter of 25.2 mm and is 5.9 mm thick. It weighs 21.8 grams. The whorl is of a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst withi…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-93BE17
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy chafing dish handle of Post Medieval dating (16th to 17th Centuries AD). The handle can be described in two parts: the loop handle and the attachment. The loop handle is sub trapezoidal in plan with rounded corners (heart shaped with a flattened base), and rectangular in cross section. It has three concave sides and one shorter straight side, which would have originally contained the attachment lug. The loop attachment would have originally been fixed to the chafing dish vessel wall and consists of a rectangular section with an oval end. A circular hole…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-937FE7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete struck / hammered silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1592, struck as part of the third issue of coinage between AD 1583 and AD 1603. POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV reverse type depicting a square shield on a long cross fourchee with the date above. Tower Mint. North type 2015. Diameter: 25.1 mm Thickness: 0.7 mm Weight: 2.6 g
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Friday 17th January 2014
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Record ID: WMID-38CC31
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Edward III (AD 1327 to AD 1377), probably dating to the period AD 1327 to AD 1341. CIVI TAS LON DON reverse type depicting a long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Mint of London. Probably Class 15d. Diameter: 19.3 mm Thickness: 0.7 mm Weight: 1.2 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-383627
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete struck / hammered silver threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1580. POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV reverse type depicting a square shield on a long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Date 1580 above the shield. Mint of London. Reverse mintmark long cross. Initial mark long cross. North type 1998. Diameter: 18.6 mm Thickness: 0.8 mm Weight: 1.1 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-377941
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete milled silver shilling, probably of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), probably dating to the period AD 1694 to AD 1702. Probably MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX reverse type depicting crowned cruciform shields. Mint uncertain, probably London. Obverse and reverse have been worn smooth. Spink 3497-3519. Diameter: 25.6 mm Thickness: 1.0 mm Weight: 4.5 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-375BE8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete milled silver shilling of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702),dating to the period AD 1694 to AD 1702. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX reverse type depicting crowned cruciform shields. Mint uncertain, probably London. Spink 3497-3519. Diameter: 24.9 mm Thickness: 1.2 mm Weight: 5.2 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-371130
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete milled silver shilling of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702),dating to the period AD 1694 to AD 1702. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX reverse type depicting crowned cruciform shields. Mint of York. Spink 3503. Diameter: 24.9 mm Thickness: 1.2 mm Weight: 5.2 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-36EFD3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete milled silver shilling of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702),dating to the period AD 1696. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX reverse type depicting crowned cruciform shields. Mint uncertain. Spink 3497. Diameter: 24.9 mm Thickness: 1.5 mm Weight: 5.7 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-36CF42
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete milled silver sixpence, probably of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), probably dating to the period AD 1694 to AD 1702. Probably MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX reverse type depicting crowned cruciform shields. Mint uncertain. Spink 3520-3536. Obverse and reverse have been worn smooth. Two bends are present, turning the coin into an 'S' shape for reuse as a love token. Diameter: 20.3 mm Thickness: 1.0 mm Weight: 2.5 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-7C2F64
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete milled silver shilling of Anne (AD 1702 to AD 1714), dating to the period AD 1711. MAG BRI FR ET HIB REG reverse type depiciting crowned cruciform shields. Minted in London. Spink 3618. Diameter: 24.8 mm Thickness: 1.3 mm Weight: 5.6 g
Created on: Monday 4th November 2013
Last updated: Friday 22nd November 2013
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