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10/20/2017 03:41 AM
FASAM-A189C2 COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy radiate of Gallienus, sole reign (AD 260-8) (Reece Period 13), APOLLINI CONS AVG, Griffin walking left. Mint of Rome. Cunetio p. 120, no. 1351.

10/20/2017 03:30 AM
FASAM-A15D69 COIN ROMAN
Silver-washed copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), [ ... ], unclear standing figure. Mint unclear.

10/20/2017 03:23 AM
FASAM-A13EEA COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy barbarous radiate, probably copying a piece of Tetricus II (AD 272-4), dating to c. AD 275-85 (Reece Period 14), crude figure holding vertical spear / sceptre.

10/20/2017 03:12 AM
YORYM-A11D90 STUD MEDIEVAL
A complete iron stud of uncertain date, possibly medieval c.AD 1000 - 1500. The head of the stud is sub-square with rounded corners and a D-shaped section. A square sectioned shank projects centrally from the base of the head, tapering to a curved blunted end. The curve of the terminal results in a roughly J-shaped object.The metal has a mid-brown/orange patina and is heavily corroded. The head of the stud is 56.4mm x 51.7mm and 18.1mm thick. The shank is 17.8mm x 16.2mm tapering to 8.5mm x 5.4mm. The object weighs 201g.Dr Kevin Leahy comments that such studs are commonly described as fittings from medieval ploughs but, unlike the plough pebbles, no surviving in situ examples have been found.

10/20/2017 03:10 AM
FASAM-A11052 COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy coin, probably a contemporary copy of a radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), probably Pax or Salus standing left. Probably copying coin from 'Unattributed' Mint.

10/20/2017 03:02 AM
NMS-A0F88F BALANCE MEDIEVAL
Incomplete medieval copper alloy folding balance arm, comprising two D-sectioned rectangular plates (length 23mm, width 5mm, 5.5mm thick) containing the stump of the pointer soldered into centre and a broken riveted folding arm (extant length 31.5mm) at one end and the stump of the other arm at the other end. Cf. Egan (1998) fig.243, no.1055. 14th century.

10/20/2017 02:57 AM
FASAM-A0E56D COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus, probably a contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II (A 337-61), dating to c. AD 355-61 (Reece Period 18), [FEL TEMP REPARATIO], probably soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman.

10/20/2017 02:53 AM
NMS-A0D205 AMPULLA MEDIEVAL
Incomplete medieval lead ampulla, irregular transverse break, upper part missing, one face with remains of an elaborate fleur-de-lis, the other face mostly illegible but with the possible rounded lower edge of a lily pot or flask. Length 29mm. Width 32.5mm. The fleur-de-lys or lily is an emblem of Our Lady and may refer to the Holy House of Our Lady at Walsingham (Spencer 1980, 16, no.39). mid 14th-early 16th century.

10/20/2017 02:52 AM
FASAM-A0D13F COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy radiate of Victorinus (AD 269-71) (Reece Period 13), INVICTVS, Sol standing left. Gaul Mint I. Cunetio p. 149, cf. no. 2534.

10/20/2017 02:45 AM
FASAM-A0B88B COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 347-8 (Reece Period 17), VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN, Two Victories. Mint unclear.

10/20/2017 02:41 AM
NMS-A09A5D STRAP FITTING MEDIEVAL
Medieval copper alloy strap fitting, a bar-mount with central and terminal lobes, similar in form to Egan and Pritchard 1991, nos. 1154 and 1158. Rivet hole with copper alloy rivet (length 6mm and 5mm) in both of the terminal lobes, which are countersunk on the reverse. There is a circular aperture in the central lobe. Length 32mm. Width 8.5mm. 2.5mm thick. Mid 12th - 14th century.

10/20/2017 02:24 AM
FASAM-A069B1 COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to c. AD 324-5 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, camp gate with two turrets and star above. Probably Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 116, cf. no. 293.

10/20/2017 02:17 AM
FASAM-A04D76 COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine - CONSTANTINOPOLIS / VIctory on prow - dating to c. AD 330-5. Mint unclear.

10/20/2017 02:08 AM
FASAM-A027AB COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy contemporary copy of a radiate, probably of Carausius, dating to c. AD 286-93 (Reece Period 14), [PAX AVG], pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre. This is probably copied from an early issue of Carausius' reign from an 'Unattributed' mint. RIC V, pt 2, p. 536, cf. no. 893ff for general prototypes

10/20/2017 02:00 AM
FASAM-A00ADB COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT X in wreath. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 202, cf. no. 431.

10/20/2017 01:53 AM
LIN-9FC28A COIN ROMAN
A Roman copper alloy radiate of Tetricus I dating to AD 271-4 (Reece period 13). SALVS AVGG reverse type depicting Salus left holding patera in right hand from which a snake, which is rising from a small altar left is feeding. Rudder in left hand. Mint I. Normanby: 1495.Overall dimensions: 18mm in diameter and 3.09g in weight.

10/20/2017 01:52 AM
LIN-9FE9E8 COIN ROMAN
A Roman copper alloy radiate of Victorinus dating to AD 269-271 (Reece period 13). VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting Virtus standing right holding long vertical sceptre in right hand. Mint I. Normanby: 1422.Overall dimensions: 20mm in diameter and 1.9g in weight.

10/20/2017 01:41 AM
FASAM-9FAA74 COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius I (AD 337-61), dating to c. AD 355-61 (Reece Period 18), FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman. Prototype mint unclear.

10/20/2017 01:26 AM
FASAM-9F91EF COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to c. AD 321-3 (Reece Period 16), BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Probably Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 190, cf. no. 303 passim.

10/20/2017 01:21 AM
FASAM-9F7E96 COIN ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine - VRBS ROMA / Wolf and twins - dating to c. AD 330-1 (Reece Period 17) Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 214, cf. no. 524