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WRO 5492

Celtic Figurine of a Rider. A bronze figurine of a rider shown with his left arm out stretched, and his right arm in the air. 2nd-1st century BC. European. 55 mm high. Part of the right arm missing but good style for the type.

£145.00

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WRO 6645

Celtic / Roman Votive Bronze looped and socketed Axehead. A bronze votive looped and socketed axehead with pronounced collar. 1st century BC. / AD. North Yorkshire. 21.6 mm long. Good style, well manufactured and complete.

£75.00

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WRO 8111

Iron Age / Roman Votive Terret Ring. A circular copper-alloy votive terret ring. The body is circular in cross-section with pronounced collars either side of the attachment bar. The ring is plain, but tapers slightly with the narrowest section is opposite the bar. Circa 1st century BC to 1st century AD. Lincolnshire. 17mm x 16mm.

£35.00

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WRO 7794

Celtic Terret Ring. A small copper alloy terret ring with slotted fixing bar. The face of the bar is decorated with incised crescent lines and annulets. Circa 1st century BC to 1st century AD. Lincolnshire. 30mm x 27mm. Complete.

£95.00

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WRO 6284

Celtic Terret Ring. A bronze terret ring with flat fixing bar, splayed and grooved collars, the outer edge of the ring decorated with three knobs. 1st century BC. / AD. Lincolnshire. 48 mm wide. Complete, and attractive green patina.

£85.00

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WRO 7274

Celtic Terret Ring. A bronze terret ring with drop down fixing bar. Circa 1st century BC to 1st century AD. North Yorkshire. 43 mm high x 35 mm wide. Complete.

£45.00

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WRO 7795

Celtic Terret Ring. A cast copper alloy terret ring of round cross section with a collar either side of the attachment bar. Circa 1st century BC to 1st century AD. Lincolnshire. 25mm x 23mm.

£35.00

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WRO 7041

Celtic / Roman Mirror Handle. Cast copper alloy handle with curved top and flat backed point, these hold traces of tin used as a solder to hold the iron mirror in place. There are still slight traces of iron around the area were the mirror would have been mounted. 1st - 2nd century AD. Lincolnshire. 61 mm x 38 mm. An extremely rare item and rarely offered for sale.

£195.00

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WRO 7968

Celtic / Roman Button and Looped Fastener. A Copper alloy button and looped fastener in the shape of an eye. The central section is decorated with two concentric rings of enamel. Circa AD 70 - 150. 34 mm x 17 mm. Complete.

£65.00

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WRO 7969

Celtic / Roman Toggle. A well formed cast copper-alloy 'dumbbell' toggle. 1st - 3rd century AD. 24 mm x 10 mm.

£25.00

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WRO 7616

Celtic / Roman Toggle. A well formed cast copper-alloy 'dumbbell' toggle. 1st - 3rd century AD. Lincolnshire. 22 mm long.

£25.00

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WRO 7180

Celtic / Roman Toggle. A well formed cast copper-alloy 'dumbbell' toggle. 1st - 3rd century AD. North Yorkshire. 20 mm long.

£20.00

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WRO 7703

Celtic / Roman Toggle. A well formed cast copper-alloy 'dumbbell' toggle. 1st - 3rd century AD. North Yorkshire. 22 mm long.

£20.00

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WRO 8061

Roman Zoomorphic Chatelaine. A Copper alloy zoomorphic manicure set (chatelaine) in the shape of a three dimensional cockerel. The main decoration consists of four ridges to the body and two on the tail, while the head as a large eye enamelled in red and blue. There are two lugs to the base, where the bar and cosmetic implements would have hung. The body is hollow and has a central hole. It is thought that this was used for attachment to a garment via a wire suspension loop. Circa 1st - 2nd century AD. PAS # SWYOR-C74924. East Yorkshire. 39mm long, 31mm tall & 10mm wide. An unusual piece that as been recorded with the PAS. I can find no parallel and as such, is most probably unique.

£565.00

WRO 5179

Roman Bronze Figurine. A bronze figurine of a standing naked male, holding purse with quiver on back. 1st-2nd Century AD. 70 mm high. Both feet and right hand missing, but attractive green patina.

£325.00

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WRO 7718

Roman Figurine of Mars. A cast copper-alloy figurine of Mars, the Roman god of war. The figurine is standing naked, apart from a 'Corinthian' style helmet, which has a pronounced crest of feathers. Both arms and legs are incomplete. 1st - 4th century AD. UKDFD Ref. No. - 27994. Lincolnshire. 59 mm high. Figurines of Mars were popular in the north and west of England, where the military presence was stronger.

£225.00

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WRO 7719

Roman Figurine of Mercury. A cast copper-alloy figurine of Mercury, the messenger of Jupiter. The figurine is standing naked, apart from cloak over his shoulders, and holds a caduceus on left arm. Both arms and legs are incomplete. 1st - 3rd century AD. Lincolnshire. 52 mm high.

£185.00

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WRO 7717

Romano British Bowl / Bucket Mount. A copper-alloy mount in the form of a young male bust with head turned right, drapery on left shoulder and wearing headband. 1st - 4th century AD. Lincolnshire. 37 mm high. Complete with suspension loop.

£125.00

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WRO 4500

Roman Bronze Appliqué A bronze appliqué of a three dimensional male bust. 2nd Century AD. European. 46 mm high.

£75.00

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WRO 4503

Roman Lead Roundel A lead roundel decorated with a three dimensional females head wearing a head-dress of flowers and vine leaves. 1st-2nd Century AD. 26 mm high. Damaged at one side but of good style. An interesting item that is most probably a test piece for a mould.

£48.00

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WRO 4110

Roman Lead Votive figure. A lead votive figure, of a naked standing male holding a cornucopiae and wearing cloak. 1st-3rd Century AD. European. 71 mm high. Repaired at the neck.

£85.00

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WRO 5185

Roman Lead Amphora Flask. A highly decorated lead amphora shaped flask with two small stub handles. 4th-5th Century AD. European. 50 mm high. Although this piece has some old corrosion damage to the base, it is still retains its original shape, and as not been squashed flat.

£45.00

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WRO 4117

Roman Key Handle. A fine bronze key handle in the shape of a crouching lion with prominent mane and open mouth. 1st -3rd century AD. 56 mm long.

£225.00

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WRO 3524

Romano British Bronze Appliqué. A bronze appliqué of a crouching dog wearing a collar. 2nd-3rd Century AD. 30 mm long. Brown patina.

£95.00

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WRO 6192

Roman Seal Box. A bronze teardrop shaped seal box, the lid decorated with red, blue, white and orange enamel. 1st-2nd Century AD. 32 mm long. Complete with most of the enamel.

£95.00

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WRO 6193

Roman Seal Box. A bronze teardrop shaped seal box, the lid decorated with traces of red enamel. 1st-2nd Century AD. 28 mm long. Complete.

£65.00

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WRO 2906

Romano British Knife Handle. A fine bronze knife handle, the body engraved with a feather pattern. The terminal is decorated with the head of a lioness, with open mouth and erect ears. 1st century AD. Southern England. 53 mm long. Very attractive. The overall piece has a good green patina, while the engraving is tinned, this helps to bring out the decoration

£125.00

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WRO 4115

Roman Knife Handle. A fine bronze knife handle, the body engraved with incised lines, and the terminal with a rams head. 1st -2nd century AD. 60 mm long.

£95.00

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WRO 4116

Roman Knife Handle. A fine bronze knife handle, the body engraved with a feather pattern, and the terminal with an animals head, possibly a lioness. 1st -2nd century AD. 53 mm long. Some of the original tinned surface remains.

£95.00

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WRO 5190

Roman Knife Handle. A fine bronze knife handle, the body engraved with a feather like pattern, while the terminal is decorated with the head of a lioness. 1st century AD. 53 mm long. Some traces of the silvered/tinned surface remains.

£95.00

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WRO 7716

Roman Knife Handle. A copper-alloy knife or razor handle in the form of a leg and foot wearing sandal. 1st - 4th century AD. PAS # SWYOR-B98CF4. Bassetlaw district, Nottinghamshire. 22 mm long. A rare form of knife / razor handle recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

£75.00

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WRO 7715

Roman Lead Seal. A conical shaped lead seal stamped with a male head left. 12 mm diameter. From the style and likeness I believe this dates to the 3rd century and the image is that of one of the Caesar's / emperors from the Severus dynasty.

£35.00

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WRO 6832

Roman Enamelled mount. A solid bronze domed shaped mount, decorated with lozenge shaped cells of enamel. Some of the white and yellow enamel remain. 1st-2nd century AD. 18 mm diameter. Complete with single fixing lug to rear.

£30.00

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WRO 5064

Roman Decorative Mount. A bronze decorative mount with petal shaped sections of red and blue enamel. On the reverse are two 'T' shaped studs for fixing to leather. 1st-2nd Century AD. 21 mm diameter. Complete and attractive.

£65.00

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WRO 5629

Roman Enamelled Stud. A bronze enamelled domed stud, decorated with six triangular recesses that have very good traces of alternating blue and red enamel still in place. 1st-2nd Century AD. 27 mm diameter. Complete with the two 'T' shaped fixing lugs on the rear.

£40.00

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WRO 7519

Roman Enamelled mount. A bronze circular mount with nine lugs with raised circular section set with red enamel. 1st-2nd century AD. 24 mm diameter. Complete with single "D" shaped fixing bar to rear.

£35.00

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WRO 7042

Roman Gold Earring. An elaborate Roman gold earring square in shape, the face decorated with radiating petals around a raised central boss. On the back-plate is a 'S' shaped piece of gold wire for attachment. 1.7g. Circa 3rd - 4th century AD. Nottinghamshire. 12.7 x 12.7 mm. Complete and rare.

£155.00

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WRO 4282

Roman Gold Finger Ring A thin banded gold finger ring with a square bezel set with a garnet. This is engraved with with a scene of a standing figure facing right, altar at feet and small column with figure in front. 2nd-3rd century AD. 13 mm internal diameter. The ring is in good condition but the garnet is chipped at the top right, but this does not interfere with the engraved scene.

£350.00

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WRO 6184

Roman Enamelled Bronze Finger Ring. A bronze finger ring with decorated shoulders and circular bezel set with pale red and green enamel. 2nd Century AD. Complete, attractive and wearable.

£85.00

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WRO 7538

Roman Enamelled Bronze Finger Ring. A bronze finger ring with circular bezel flanked by a small cup either side, all set with green enamel. 1st-3rd Century AD. 16 mm internal diameter. Complete, attractive and wearable.

£85.00

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WRO 8112

Roman Bronze Finger Ring. A bronze finger ring with raised lozenge bezel decorated with pseudo type lettering. 2nd-3rd century AD. Lincolnshire. 19.5 mm internal diameter. A good sized sturdy wearable ring.

£75.00

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