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1509-26 Henry VIII hammered silver half groat - TW by shield Archbishop Wolsey 1826 George IV milled silver shilling
1920 George V milled silver sixpence 1920 George V milled silver half crown (30 pence)

1369 Edward III hammered silver penny - Post treaty - satire stops, cross on breast

Obv EDWARDVS REX ***

Rev CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI - York mint

5thC silver Roman coin cut by Saxons to resemble a Sceat
Georgian silver thimble 1634 Charles 1st hammered silver half penny- rose both sides no legend
1594-6 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - Woolpack mint mark 1939 George V milled silver sixpence
Victorian 1844 Silver initialed and dated ring - CB 1.4.44 - Continental hall marks
15thC Henry VIII trade weight - Crown h cipher - London mint Victorian silver thimble 15thC lead token - type 2

Taco'd 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided longcross penny

Obv HENRICVS REX

Rev HENRI ON LVDN - Moneyer Henri of London mint

4thC silver washed Roman coin - sent for ID - cooking it to clean off crud
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat 1840 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1846 Italian lead bale seal 1704 Anne milled silver sixpence love token
18thC Royal Navy button Georgian watch winders 1814 Russian lead bale seal
Medieval bronze pot foot 1785 Royal Artillery button WWII Canadian forces badge
1500-1700 mount WWII Royal Engineers button 15thC casket key

1641-3 Charles 1st hammered silver shilling (12 pence) Tower mint under parliament

5.55g, 29.13mm

1640-1 Charles 1st hammered silver half crown (30 pence) Tower mint under parliament

9.12g, 30.66mm

1838 Victoria milled silver four pence

1344 Edward III hammered silver florin penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS HB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

19thC livery button 19thC livery button 19thC hunting button 19thC livery button

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross cut halfpenny

Obv HENRICVS REX

Rev *** ON LVND - London mint

Medieval lead pilgrims ampulla - East Anglian type with petal design

Pilgrim ampullae - holly water bottle made of lead 12th to 15thC

 

Circa 12th - 13th century

A medieval cast copper-alloy harness pendant. The front is decorated with an engraved lattice pattern consisting of pelleted strapwork within an oval border line. Traces of gilt are present on the front surface. The integral suspension loop is intact.

Medieval ear wax scraper 1500-1650 buckle 19thC monogrammed button

Primary Saxon silver sceat 600- 700 AD - 'cooking' it to clean off crust

1.18g,12.13mm sent to Fiztwilliam museum for recording and ID

 

 

1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver shilling - Cross crosslet mint mark

5.58g, 30.90mm

Worn milled silver sixpence 1870 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1831 William III milled silver sixpence 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided half penny

1247 Irish Henry III hammered silver voided penny

Obv HENRICUS REX III

Rev /ARD- Moneyer Richard

1582-4 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - A mint mark
1635-6 Charles 1st hammered silver sixpence - Crown mint mark 1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat

1509 - 26 Henry VIII hammered silver halfpenny- Portcullis mintmark - narrow hair - Cross end fourchee - First coinage Type Bd

Obv hENRICxDIxGRAxREXxAGL

Obv CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

11.96mm, 0.40g

Medieval silver annular brroch - reported as treasure to museum
1799 George III gold 1/3rd guinea
1247 Henry III hammered silver voided half penny

1356-61 Edward III hammered silver groat - Cross 4

Obv EDWARD DG REX ANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LOND/DON - London mint

1869 Victoria milled silver shilling (12 pence) 1937 George VI milled silver six pence
Eastern Railway and Steam ship company button

1422- 27 Henry VI hammered silver groat - Annulet issue - Annulets by neck and tow sets of oppossing pellets on reverse

Obv HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC

Rev VILLA CALISIE - Calais mint

Roman enamelled chariot terret ring

This is enormous with gold, red enamelled

65mm high

Medieval enamelled harness pendant

The woman is Faustina Sr., wife of Antoninus Pius. Coins were struck in her honor both while she lived and in an extensive series of posthumous issues both by Antoninus and Marcus Aurelius. Her coins, therefore, date to a broad period - 138 until 175, when her daughter, Faustina Jr, wife of Marcus Aurelius, died and her posthmous coinage completely replaced her mother's.

45 BC Addedomaros Celtic gold qtr stater
c8thC Saxon gilded mount - animal design c10thC Saxon stirrup mount - Class A Type 2
1820 George III milled sold half sovereign
Roman 2nd C enamel inlay head stud type fibular brooch
Royal Navy - Officers (Roped Rim) Lined Background 17.5mm - 1843-1891
RN Captain - 1757
( Dress )
In Æ Gilt or Silver Gilt
In use 1757 - 1774
1900 Victoria milled silver sixpence
Complete post medeival lead cloth seal 1500-1650 buckle Georgian pipe tamper - man holding his nob
Celtic lead potin

1654 Theo Lambe of Colchester Essex hammered copper trade farthing

Town spelt COULCHESTER

15thC lead token type 2 Victorian silver thimble 1980 St Christopher silver medallion
WWII USA Army tag Amy cap badge
RN Captain - 1757
( Dress )
In Æ Gilt or Silver Gilt
In use 1757 - 1774
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing 1910 Russian copper token
Victorian silver cane ring 18thC bell donger 15thC lead token - type 2 George II trade weight
Medieval S buckle 18thC Royal artillery button 1938 George V milled silver

17thC lead token Medieval knife pommel Medieval gilded hooped strap end
Georgian shoe buckle Army badge Medieval lead knights head mount
1937 George V milled silver sixpence 1921 George V milled silver sixpence
2ndC Roman fibular brooch 15thC open topped thimble
19thC livery button George II trade weight 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided cut half penny
Army medical corp button Eastern counties railway button 15thC lead token - type 2 Essex Regiment cap badge
850BC Bronze Age socketed axe fragment
1634 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat

Taco'd Medieval long cross hammered penny - York mint Archiepiscopal issue - Quatrefoil with pellet at centre of reverse cross.

Need straightening to ID

18thC apothecary weight 16th C Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
1634 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat Medieval bale seal
19thC livery button Georgian intaglio fob seal
Superb 1823 George IV coronation medallion Georgian buckles
Fascinating coin find - reminiscent of Victoria model farthings and about the same size - this is an early bust George and so far I have not been able to find it.
15thC lead token - type 2 17thC mount George II trade weight 19thC livery button

1592-4 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat Victorian luggage tag - 5 shilling reward, return to 10 Throgmorton St London
Royal artillery lapel badge 19thC livery button 1215 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
 

THE 33RD REGIMENT OF FOOT

Officer - 1848-1853

17thC lead token  

1353 - May 1355 Edward III hammered silver half groat - Pre Treaty Series E York

Obv EDWARDVS o REX o AIIGLI o7o FRACI

Rev + POS/VI o DEV o /ADVIT/OREM

CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI - York mint

22.87mm, 2.18g

Early medieval gilded and cross hatched trim
Early medieval gilded harness pendant hanger- Lion passant facing right
2ndC Roman bronze coin Post medieval book clasp
Interesting Roman widget - no idea what it is yet
16thC belt slide 19thC corporation button 1924 George V milled silver sixpence
1927 George V milled silver shilling 1928 George V milled silver sixpence
1907 Edward VII milled silver sixpence 1816 George III milled silver sixpence
1816 George III milled silver sixpence 1838 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1696 William III milled silver sixpence Post medieval lead 1/2 lb seal matrix

38th Regiment of Foot

( 1st Staffordshire )

O/R's - 1855-1881

19thC livery button 17thC sword hanger Huge Roman bronze phallic pendant

Stunning Napoleonic French Navy button

1810 to 1814

Military Button flotilla crew No. 14

 

1937 George VI milled silver sixpence 1929 George V milled silver sixpence
1925 George V milled silver sixpence

1272 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Class 9c

Obv EDW *** ANGL DNS **

Rev VILL/SCIE/DNV/NDI - Bury St Edmunds mint

1327 Edward III hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR *** ANGL DNS **

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1272 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWR *** DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/DVR/EME

1634 Charles 1st hammered silver penny Georgian watch winder
Great eyeball find - Victorian glass wondow light catcher
     
     

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