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Record ID: SWYOR-F744EC
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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Two Post Medieval strap fittings; the hook pieces from sword belt fittings dating from AD 1500 - 1700. The two scabbard hooks have the same shape and decoration, but the terminal of one hook is missing. The plates are sub-triangular in basic outline, with a wide three lobed terminal at one end, and a narrower lobe at each shoulder at the other end. Projecting from between the narrower lobes is the forward curving hook. The complete example has a knobbed terminal on the end of the hook. Each plate is pierced by two iron rivets, of which only traces now survive. One is positioned in the…
Created on: Tuesday 26th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-F716CE
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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An incomplete copper alloy strap fitting; a strap slide or strap loop of post-medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1700. The front face of the slide is curvilinear having two narrowed waists between three swellings (the long edges being bi-concave). The upper surface does not appear to be decorated. The remains of an integral attachment loop projects from the reverse; the back of the loop is missing leaving two prongs. The metal has a green patina and the fitting is broken into two pieces (post-recovery) where it had been bent previoudly. The strap slide is 29.7mm long, 12.4mm wide and 1…
Created on: Tuesday 26th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-F4899C
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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An incomplete copper alloy Post Medieval dress hook dating from AD 1500-1700. The form of the object places it as a Read Class E, Type 3. The object consists of a rectangular loop and sub-circular plate with openwork decoration in the form of seven oval apertures around a central five petalled rose. Projecting from the plate is an integral collared spur which is has broken before forming a hook. The reverse is smooth, flat and undecorated. The dress hook has a grey green patina. It is 28.1mm long, 18.1mm wide and 1.4mm thick. 1.64g. Read, 2008, Hooked-Clasps and Eyes, p 98, no 385 an…
Created on: Tuesday 26th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-F45928
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A copper alloy Post medieval strap fitting; a mount dating form AD 1500 - 1700. It is a rounded oval plate with a rounded acorn shaped terminal at one end, and a semi-circular terminal at the other, all integral. The front is slightly convex and is not decorated. There are the remains of two integral fixing spikes on the reverse. Both are bent over in the ame direction and smapped off. These would have gripped the leather of the strap. The mount has a green patina. It is 22.6mm long, 10.9mm wide and 5.6mm thick. 2.37g. It is similar to WMID-9501D7 among many others on the PAS database.
Created on: Tuesday 26th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-DF3844
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A single oval, copper alloy disc from a cuff link (or possibly a button) dating from AD 1650 - 1800. The disc is oval and slightly convex. It has a recessed border, with a scalloped shape round the raised central part. The design is incised or stamped and is recessed, and is of a flaming heart in front of two arrows crossed in saltire. There is another device below the heart which is not clear, but which may be a lozenge or cross (+). There is the scar of an attachment loop on the reverse, in the form of two circular fixing points, but the loop is missing. The cufflink has a white meta…
Created on: Monday 25th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-75FB4B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A cast lead token of late Medieval to Post Medieval date, about AD 1300 - 1800, Powell Class 1 with the design of a symbolic flower of six petals. The uniface token has a plain rounded rim, the six petalled daisy style flower in relief, and a raised chevron in the angles between the petals. There is a recent dent on the reverse. The token has a dark grey patina. It is 24.5mm diameter, 4.6mm thick and 12.42g.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-75B512
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A copper alloy Late Medieval to early Post Medieval (AD 1450-1550) incomplete purse bar: The remains of the purse bar include an ovoid central block with central oval hole and both zoomorphic devolved gripping animals heads flanking the central block; a small fragment of each arm projects from the moulded head on each side, but the outer end of the arms are broken. There are faint traces of incised ines forming Xs on the central block; these may have contained niello. The purse bar is 65mm long, 14mm wide, 13.3mm thick and 25.12g. This is probably a Williams Class A1 purse, but possib…
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-756761
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A lead musket ball dating from AD 1600 - 1800. It is spherical and has a casting sprue which was trimmed with a single cut from nippers. There is also a curved indentation which may be impact damage. It is 17.3mm diameter, 30.78g which means it was probably fired from a musket rather than any smaller firearm (Harding, 2012). It has a cream patina.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-754D8C
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A lead musket ball dating form AD 1600 - 1800. It is sub-spherical and is slightly dimpled and faceted, though with no obvious features. It is 18.6mm diameter and 38.4g which means it was probably fired from a musket rather than any smaller firearm (Harding, 2012). It has a cream patina.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-7444D7
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A very worn post-medieval copper-alloy Lion of St Mark jetton, probably anonymous issue, struck at Nuremberg in about AD 1500 - 1570. Reference probably: Mitchiner 1988, 360, ref.1097-1101 (Nimbate lion entirely within inner circle; large orb). The edges of the jetton are tattered and incomplete, making the legend illegible. The orb is decorated with double lines and is somewhat crooked. The jetton is 25.8mm diameter, 1.4mm thick and 1.56g.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-73EC59
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A Post Medieval copper alloy Jetton of the Rose/orb type probably issued by Hans Krauwinckel II (AD 1586-1635). Mitchiner (1988) no. 1504 with master's name around orb, small size. The jetton is very worn, and much of the legend is illegible. The jetton has a diameter of 20.4mm, is 0.7mm thick and 0.73g. Mitchiner, M., (1988) Jetons, Medalets & Tokens, the Medieval Period & Nuremberg London , B A Seaby Ltd.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-4F91F9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A post-Medieval silver coin: a sixpence of James I (AD 1603 - 25), second coinage, fourth bust, dated 1606, escallop initial mark. The coin is 26mm diameter, 0.84mm thick and 2.63gm. See North's English Hammered Coinage (1994), volume 2, page 146, number 2103.
Created on: Monday 18th April 2016
Last updated: Monday 18th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-A73997
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete Post Medieval Alnage Cloth Seal dating from AD 1550 - 1700. It is a four disc seal, folded in half and the first disc joined to the fourth with a tab passed through a hole in the other disc before stamping. On one disc next to the folded hinge is a shield with the arms of Stuart Britain. On the other face is the inscription [N]EW/[DR]APE/RIE[-]. The discs with the tab passed through have no visible design. The seal measures 27.5mm long, 11.6mm wide and 6.6mm thick. 6.26g. Compare NLM-4FC382 and SF-67FA56 which note that: "The seal was used for one of the textiles known g
Created on: Sunday 10th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 10th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-A698C2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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An incomplete medieval to post-medieval cast lead-alloy circular unifaced token of Powell type 3 dating from about AD 1250-1800. The token has a raised design of five straight lines radiating from a pellet at the centre to a pellet at the end of each line at the raised edge. A little of the token has been lost to an old break to one side. The reverse is concave and corroded but does not appear to have been decorated. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore hard to date precisely and could be Medieval or Post Medieval in date. Compare SOM-AEDE4…
Created on: Sunday 10th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 10th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-A675F3
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A Post Medieval cast lead alloy (pewter?) button dating from AD 1500 - 1800. It is circular and the flat front is decorated with a central pellet surrounded by 10 pellets forming a flower-like design. The edges are abraded; there may have been another band of decoration. There is a rib across the reverse and a broken stub of an integral attachment loop projecting from it. The button is 25.1mm diameter, 10.2mm thick and 12.89g. Compare SWYOR-8EBEB3 and NLM-9E5F70.
Created on: Sunday 10th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 10th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-3E22C3
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A cast copper alloy purse bar dating from AD 1450 - 1600. The purse bar has a central rectangular boss with a vertical perforation in the centre. Protruding from either side of the boss there is an integral circular sectioned arm which terminates with a bulbous pointed knop. The loop is missing. The bar measures 69mm long, 12.5mm wide and 12.1mm thick. 17.83g. Other similar examples are illustrated in the London Museum Catalogue (Ward-Perkins, J.B. 1940 London Museum: Medieval Catalogue London ), Figure 52 and type B6 is particularly similar to the recorded example. All these date to …
Created on: Tuesday 5th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 5th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-3BA7B8
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A copper alloy Nuremberg jetton, dating from about AD 1490 - 1550, Ship penny type with 'four lis in a lozenge' reverse. The jetton depicts a ship with the stern to the right, and a pellet above the yardarm and sail. The legends are fictitious. The reverse has four fleur de is in a double lozenge, with three annulets along the outer edge of each side of the lozenge. Compare Mitchiner number 1169 on page 372 of Volume 1 of Jetons, Medalets and Tokens. These are described as being of small size, with fictitious legends and without the letter G above the mast. The jetton is 26.5mm diamet…
Created on: Tuesday 5th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-A9718A
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper-alloy strap fitting of Post-Medieval date, AD 1500 - 1700, probably a sword belt fitting or scabbard hook. It has a rectangular front plate that has a concave back face and faceted edges on all sides. At one end of the plate is an integrally cast globular knop which is broken across a perforation. At the other end is a square collar with two incised transverse grooves. From the centre of the collar extends the rear-facing hook, which is oval shaped in section and begins to curve backwards before terminating in old breaks. There is a copper alloy integral rivet projecting from …
Created on: Tuesday 29th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th March 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-7E9B73
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Calderdale
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A lead alloy (tombac) button dating from the Post Medieval period, about AD 1600 - 1700. It has a solid circular head with a small pimple or dot on the apex. In profile it is D shaped. The reverse is flat with a scar from the missing attachment loop which was probably of wire. It is 14.1mm diameter, 10.2mm thick and 2.18g. The metal is grey with a slight green tinge to the patina. Compare examples in Buttons & Fasteners by Gordon Bailey, Page 35.
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 16th March 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-6AF3F4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Calderdale
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A black button made from glass, of probable Post medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1700. It is plano-convex in shape, more convex on the front than the reverse, and there is a chip missing from one side. The spiral marks on the back and, less obviously, on the front show that it was made by winding molten glass into a blob. In the centre of the back are two holes which would have held a metal attachment loop. The button measures 14.3mm diameter, 9.1mm thick and is 2.48g. The glass is pitted and opaque. SF6940 is a very similar button in pale yellow glass. The record notes that "Glass but…
Created on: Monday 14th March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 16th March 2016
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