December 2019Finds of the month
Artefact of the Month
Copper alloy zoomorphic mount depicting bulging eyes and pronounced snout. Possibly a vessel attachment. Possibly Iron Age.
Medieval circular lead seal with central flower motif. Inscription gives the owner as Robert. Significantly, the reverse is also decorated with foliate style lines but no inscription. 13th Century.
Medieval circular ring brooch with seven collets. Pin intact. Could be silver, if so this is a Treasure item. 13th Century.
Coin of the Month
Iceni silver unit of the Bury Type. Obverse depicting a diademed head right with horse on the reverse. Late 1st Century B.C. to early 1st Century A.D.
Iron Age bronze unit of a Southern tribe. Details not very legible but a standing warrior with lance is visible. 1st Century B.C.
‘Eyes Only’ Find of the Month