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04/19/2018 06:56 AM
NMS-8DA3F5 STRAP END MEDIEVAL
Copper alloy Medieval strap end with shield shaped plate and riveted transverse bar mount across the square end. There are two medial copper alloy rivets both with surviving roves on the reverse. Similar Strap Ends are illustrated Egan, G Dress Accessories 1150-1450 (2002) p157. Circa AD 1300-1450.

04/19/2018 02:55 AM
KENT-8ABA8B JETTON POST MEDIEVAL
A worn and abraded Post-Medieval copper-alloy jetton of issued at Nuremberg nu Hanns Schultes III, 1608-1612. Rose and orb type, '+GLICK KVMPT VON GOT IST WAR', (translated as: Happiness comes from God, is true) quatrefoil stops and initial marks. As Mitchiner (1988) no. 1405, but different stops as seen on HAMP-A5CBA8, SUR-3C85A4 and CORN-A4D618.Measurements: 21.45mm in diameter, 0.6mm thick and 0.76g in weight.

04/19/2018 02:28 AM
IOW-8A31CE VESSEL MEDIEVAL
A fragment of a Medieval ceramic vessel (c. 1200-c. 1450).This fragment is part of the base and part of the side. The base is slightly rounded. The fabric is dark buff and contains small pieces of angular white 'sand' or quartz. The outside is unglazed and the inside has splashes of a light green glaze. Decayed off-white and dark purple marine growth adheres to both surfaces. A coarse dark brown deposit at the base contains small rounded stones.The breaks are abraded.Length: 99.5mm; width: 98.0mm; thickness: 5.6mm. Weight: 71.06g.

04/19/2018 02:06 AM
NMS-8A2447 SPINDLE WHORL MEDIEVAL
Lead spindle whorl or weight of probable medieval to post medieval date. Roughly circular and central circular perforation.

04/19/2018 02:01 AM
NMS-8A12F3 WEIGHT MEDIEVAL
Lead discoidal weight of medieval to post medieval date (c. AD 1300 - 1750).Weight: 33.2g = 512.35 grains = 1.17oz avoidupois or 1.06 oz troy.

04/19/2018 01:52 AM
NMS-89C64E BUCKLE POST MEDIEVAL
Incomplete post medieval double loop buckle dating to the period c. AD 1550 - 1650. The central strap bar has apointed knop at either end. The surviving loop exhibits a moulded rosette on the outer edge. Only two stubs remain of the other loop.See: Whitehead, R, 2003, p. 66, no. 407.

04/19/2018 01:52 AM
NMS-89CF36 VESSEL MEDIEVAL
Copper alloy body fragment from a cooking vessel of medieval to post medieval date. The fragment probably derives from a cooking vessel such as a cauldron, posnet or skillet.See: Butler, R., Green, C. and Payne, N. 2009 'Cast copper-alloy cooking vessels' Finds Research Group AD700-1700 Datasheet 41 Egan G. 1998 The Medieval Household Daily Living c. 1150-c.1450 Museum of London, London, The Stationary OfficeWeight: 18.8g.

04/19/2018 01:51 AM
NMS-89EB2A WEIGHT MEDIEVAL
Lead discoidal weight of medieval to post medieval date (c. AD 1300 - 1750).Weight: 58g = 895.077 grains = 2.04oz avoidupois or 1.86 oz troy.

04/19/2018 01:48 AM
NARC-89AA30 COIN MEDIEVAL
A complete silver cut half Penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Uncertain class, class 5 onward. Voided short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted by Roberd/Roberd or Roger of uncertain mint.Length: 17.26mm, Width: 8.10mm, Thickness: 0.70mm, Weight: 0.4g.

04/19/2018 01:39 AM
NARC-897E0B COIN MEDIEVAL
A complete silver cut half Penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Class 5 (a2/b1). Voided short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted by Iohan in Norwich. AD 1251-1272.Length: 18.44mm, Width: 9.94mm, Thickness: 1.05mm, Weight: 0.6g.North Vol I, P 226/7, No's 991/2-992/2.

04/19/2018 01:22 AM
WREX-897408 COIN POST MEDIEVAL
Silver sixpence of William III dated 1696. Obverse has first draped bust right with the legend GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA. The reverse has crowned cruciform shields (early harp and large crown) with the legend MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1696.Diameter: 20.61mm; weight: 2.7gDie axis: 6

04/19/2018 01:19 AM
NARC-896BC5 CLASP MEDIEVAL
An incomplete copper alloy Clasp frame of Medieval date (AD 1350-1450). The object is a single loop composite rectangular frame. The sheet plate and closure plate are missing.The metal is a mid-green in colour with a pitted patina.Length: 13.42mm, Width: 11.01mm, Thickness: 1.57mm, Weight: 0.3g.Whitehead (2003), P 41, No 236.

04/19/2018 01:16 AM
WREX-894F19 COIN POST MEDIEVAL
Silver twopence of James II (1685-1688) - coin is dated 1687. Obverse has a laureate head left with the legend IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA.Reverse has II crowned with the legend MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 1678. Diameter: 14.14mm; weight: 0.8gDie axis: 6

04/19/2018 01:14 AM
NMS-8963DA CASTING WASTE UNKNOWN
Irregular nodule of copper alloy casting waste. The surface is heavily pock-marked. Weight: 15.9.

04/19/2018 01:12 AM
NMS-89530B BUCKLE MEDIEVAL
Medieval copper alloy circular buckle with central bar dating to the period c. AD 1300 - 1500. Heavily worn, there are faint traces of a series of engraved transverse grooves running from each outer edge. See: Egan &Pritchard, 2002, p. 65 - 66, no. 214 - 220.

04/19/2018 01:08 AM
NARC-894848 MOUNT MEDIEVAL
An incomplete copper-alloy Mount of Medieval date (AD 1250-1400). The object is a rectangular single loop with a perforating circular sectioned spur projecting from the lower bar.The metal is dark green in colour with a predominantly smooth patina.Length: 13.31mm, Width: 11.23mm, Thickness: 3.46mm, Weight: 1.0g.These mounts served a number of functions including strap slides and animal lead attachments designed to swivel.Egan and Pritchard (1991, 230-232)

04/19/2018 01:04 AM
NARC-892A1D BUCKLE MEDIEVAL
A complete copper alloy Buckle of Medieval date (AD 1350-1400). The object is a single loop rectangular buckle with expanded outer edges and sheet roller. The strap bar is narrowed and offset with an unrecessed plate with a circular hole through which a tapering wire pin is retained. The plate is composed of a single folded rectangular sheet. The lower end of the plate has a circular perforation and retained rivet.The metal is a dark green in colour with a slightly pitted patina.Length: 34.81mm, Width: 17.19mm, Thickness: 4.02mm, Weight: 4.9g.Whitehead (2003), P 27, no 140.

04/19/2018 01:02 AM
NMS-892DF7 BUCKLE MEDIEVAL
Medieval copper alloy single loop beckle dating to the period c. AD 1200 - 1400. Oval frame with narrowed and recessed strap bar. The front edge is expanded, with a central constriction, probably for a missing sheet metal roller, flanked at either end by a rounded knop. The pin is missing. See: Egan &Pritchard, 2002, p. 74, no. 301.

04/19/2018 12:57 AM
NARC-891D12 BUTTON POST MEDIEVAL
A complete copper-alloy Button of Post-Medieval date (AD 1500-1600). The object is a one piece button composed of a discoidal head with a flattened back and convex front. The front has a central circular pellet boss. The shank is sub-ovate and circular in section and forms a loop.The metal is a dark green in colour.Diameter (head): 10.42mm, Length: 13.22mm, Weight: 2.0g.

04/19/2018 12:51 AM
NMS-890C75 PIN ROMAN
Incomplete copper alloy pin of probable Roman date. Globular head, slightly flattened on the bottom, from which the cylindrical shank projects, terminating in an old break. The surface is heavily pitted and worn.