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Silver coin

Spanish silver real of Charles III struck in 1774....

Mat

Original Devon & Exeter Institution label reads “Half a mat/Otaheite/Presented by Capt. Bond, RN.” Donated to the museum by the Devon & Exeter Institute in January 1872. Length = 2000 x...

Aryballos

This cream coloured wheel-spun pottery vessel was possibly used for perfumed oils. It is decorated with bands of umber. The man who donated this object to the museum was...

Bracelet

This silver bracelet is decorated with studs of cut steel and has two cabochon amethysts with insets. The studs form a floral design. This type of design was popular in...

Shell: Vallonia costata

George Montagu described Helix crenella in Montagu G 1803. Testacea Britannica Part 1. p. 441–443, Tab. 13, fig. 3. Type specimens should be present in RAMM’s collection but they have...

Club

New Caledonian mushroom-headed club with trefoil in head section collected by Captain James Cook during his second voyage (September 1774) through the Pacific. These clubs offer a more practical fighting tool...

Mud snail, Helix octanfracta

Shells from George Montagu’s collection (syntypes). Montagu described this specimen as Helix octanfracta in Montagu G 1803. Testacea Britannica Part 2. p. 396–398, Tab. 11 fig. 8. For more information see...

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