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Fibula

Copper Roman Fibula (conserved). Incomplete

Acquisition date: 2016-11-26

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Coin

Silver cut halfpenny of Aethelred II (978-1016), moneyer Aelfstan, mint of Totnes, Crux type, Spink 1148, North 770

Acquisition date: 2016-11-26

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Stone Tool

Stone 'limpet remover', found in a rock pool near St. Michael's Mount. One end looks to have been worked.

Acquisition date: 2016-04-25

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Pebble Hammer

Pebble hammer with hourglass perforation and polished surface. One end is slightly rough, indicating that it may have been used, but this may be a ceremonial piece.

Acquisition date: 2016-04-18

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Coin

Silver coin fragment of Harthacnut, Anglo-Saxon. Second jewel cross type, probably Exeter mint.

Acquisition date: 2015-02-18

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Pestle

Pestle found in Porthcurno

Acquisition date: 2015-01-13

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Greenstone Pounder

Greenstone pounder found in Porthcurno

Acquisition date: 2015-01-13

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Silver Seal Matrix

Circular silver seal matrix inscribed IE SVY DE AMVRS (old French) around a central bust with a tonsure and ears that stick out either side, possibly a saint's or monk's head, with a trefoil of pellets on either side of the neck.

Acquisition date: 2014-05-23

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Lithic Implement

Small piece of worked flint shaped as a blade, found in North Parade. It is not an arrowhead.

Acquisition date: 2014-02-10

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Coin

Gold 'broad flan' quarter stater of the Ambiani, c.200-100 BC

Acquisition date: 2013-03-28

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Bronze Age Axe Head

Bronze age axe head found at St Buryan

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Bronze Age Spear Head

Late pegged spear head, late Bronze Age

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Battle Axe Stone Age

Incomplete neolithic bronze age battle axe, blade half, hour-glass perforation

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Axe Or Adze

Axe or adze, one face completed, the other face and edges roughed out. Roughened face flat suggesting mounting as an adze

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Axe Or Adze

Butt end of possible adze Modern equivalent is a mattock.

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Arrowhead

Leaf - shaped Neolithic arrowhead found at St Levan

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Arrowhead

Barbed- and -tanged Early Bronze Age arrowhead

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Bone

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Bone

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Hammer Stone

Bun - shaped stone with depression worked in the two flat faces. Possibly an unfinished mace head.

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Pot Cover

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Sherd Samian Ware

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Sherd Rim Samian Ware

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Sherd Rim Samian Ware

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Adders Bead Or Glain Neidor

Semi transparent almost colourless glass with chevron decoration between plain lines in opaque yellow around edge. Guido, class 11 (c)

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