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50 BC Celtic gold Gallic import qtr stater - sent to PAS for recording
Crossed lines with rider ABC 37, VA 37
Classed as scare
Caletes tribe, Normandy coast

10 - 40 AD Cunobelin gold qtr stater - sent to PAS for recording

1.32g, 12mm

Huge Victorian gold name badge - possibly French name - fretwork sides and blue stone in mount

Continental - no hall marks

[French, from Old French, to recall, memory, from Latin subvenīre, to come to mind

42mm L , 3.51g

Mitch Chris ID'd our oldest ever Celtic gold coin - Mid 2nd C BC

Gallo- Belgic A type

Very interesting, very thin (1mm) like a medieval hammered gold- Celtic gold qtr gold stater - sent to PAS ID and recording

1.75g, 15mm

Iron Age, mid-2nd century BC
Probably made in northern France or Belgium another one found at Fenny Stratford near Milton Keynes, England

One of the earliest coins in Britain

This is a superb example of the Iron Age die-engraver's art. It also represents what is thought to be the first type of coin ever to circulate in Britain. They were probably made on the Continent in northern France or Belgium. Gold coins like this crossed over the English Channel, perhaps in trade or as gifts between high-ranking individuals. Some of them were eventually buried in coin hoards and not recovered by their owners. The owner may have died, or simply forgotten where they had put them. Alternatively, the coins may have been intended as permanent, sacred offerings to the gods. They are mostly found today by metal-detectorists, in locations throughout south-east England. Another one was found at Fenny Stratford near Milton Keynes.

The design of the coin is, at several stages removed, descended from the Greek gold staters of King Philip II of Macedon (reigned 359-336 BC). The hair on the left-facing head has grown considerably, while the original two-horsed chariot on the reverse of the coin has been transformed here into a lively, abstract depiction of a horse surrounded by a large array of symbols.

I.M. Stead and S. Youngs, Celts, British Museum Pocket Treasury (London, The British Museum Press, 1996)

D. Nash, Coinage in the Celtic world (London, Seaby, 1987)

I asked John Sills at the CCI for his views which are posted below

It's correct as far as it goes but a bit vague, the coin is a standard early Gallo-Belgic Ab1 quarter stater, an earlier variant of ABC 31; the mid 2nd century date is right although this one is very worn and may have remained in circulation well into the 1st century BC.  Possibly struck by either the Ambiani or the Bellovaci in and around the Somme Valley.

All the best

John

Stunning strike with full Kings inscription showing

Eastern uninscribed Celtic gold full stater of Dubnovellaunus, c 20 BC- sent to PAS ID and recording

5.39g,19.1mm

1897 Gold cuff link - Sheffield Rose mark - 9 carat

Marks 375, rose,lion date letter O

Marker CW S

2.04g, 18mm

Charles Westwood & Sons (registered Jun 1896)

Hall Street, Birmingham

1598-1600 hammered silver penny - Anchor mint mark

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev NIC/- Moneyer Nicole of London mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv ** ANGL DNS**

Rev CIVI/TAS/DVR/EM ** - Durham mint

1634 Charles 1st hammered silver penny

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny -Class 4a

Obv hENRICVS REX III

Rev RIC/ARD/ONL/VND /- Moneyer Richard of London mint

1939 George VI milled silver sixpence Neat decorated Georgian door pivot hinge

1100-1135 Henry 1st hammered silver half penny

I have recorded this as EMC 2015.0089. It is a coin of Henry I type 4 (Annulets and Piles), uncertain mint and moneyer, reading [  ]O[  ]VPI[  ].

The weight would be appreciated when you have it.

Thanks,

Martin

1351-77 Edward III hammered silver penny- Pre treaty

Obv EDWARDVS REX ANGLI

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1341 Edward III hammered silver penny- Florin

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev OLE/- Moneyer Nicole of London mint

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny

Rev NLV - London mint

1625 Charles 1st hammered silver penny

1300-1310 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR- Canterbury mint

1567-70 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - Coronet mint mark 19thC Art Nouveau style silver pendant
1634 Charles 1st hammered silver rose farthing

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev /LVD/NIC/- Moneyer Nicole of London mint

BC Celtic gold qtr stater - not a tribe I know so researching it. Thanks to John Sills at the CI for the ID

12mm,1.96g

ABC 34 Defaced Die quarter with a left-facing obverse bust obscured by lines and a left-facing horse and rider on the reverse with triskeles below. This type was struck somewhere in the French/Belgian border region in the 2nd century BC by an unknown tribe and possibly dates to around 175 BC plus or minus a couple of decades either way. Used to be very rare, I listed 17 examples in my 2003 book but there are perhaps 30 or so known now

Hope this is of some use

All the best

John>>

1314- 17 Edward 1st hammered silver half penny Type 13B

Closed E &C

Obv + EDWAR **REX AN

Rev Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Rev /EDM/VND/- Bury St Edmunds mint

15thC Venetian hammered silver soldino

1279 - 84 Irish Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIV/TAS/WATE/RFOR - Waterford mint

Taco'd 1327 Edward III hammered silver groat

London mint

1696 William III milled silver shilling - Edinburgh mint
George V and VI sixpences

1300 - 1310 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing

Obv + EDWA **** REX A

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1300 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing

Rev CIVI/TAS

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat

Fascinating find - 17thC William III milled silver crown (60 pence) cut in to an 1/8th wedge

70BC Celtic gold qtr stater - sent to PAS for recording

1.44g, 10.8mm

Trinovantes British G “Clacton” quarter, Hobbs 192 Celtic gold 1/4 stater 50BC - sent to PAS for recording

Chris Rudd 23.41 Clacton de Jersey - Classed as scarce

1.25g, 13.5mm

Interesting gold loop item - rolled gold over a copper inner - not plated

sent to museum for their views

60mm Long

Gold cufflink 1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat
530 million year old sea urchin fossil

Sterling silver issue 1279 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing- no inner circle on New reverse legend type - Class 20a

Obv +ER AN GL AII

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1592- 5 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - Tun mint mark

1352- 53 Edward III hammered silver half groat - no trefoils over crown - IM cross 1a

Pre treaty series D

Obv +EDWARDVS REX AIIGIL Z FRANCI

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

18thC apothecary weight
1485 Henry VII trade weight - Crown h mark 17thC lead token 1697 William III milled silver sixpence
18thC silver button with stone Medieval buckle

C8thC Viking fretwork 'ladder of life' strap end - blue and green enamel remains

Anglo Saxon strap end
Medieval silver annular brooch - reported as treasure to museum

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv hENRICVS REX

Rev /NIC/OLE/ONC/CNT- Moneyer Nicole of Canterbury mint mark

Double struck 1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIV/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1485 Henry VII hammered silver sovereign penny

Archbishop Fox - DR beside shield

Scottish 1637 - 42 Charles 1st hammered silver 20 pence 1475 Dutch -Karel de Stoute -silver DOUBLE STUIVER
15thC lead token 20thC Scouts badge 13th lead seal matrix
15th/16thC British Gold Nobel coin weight

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing- no inner circle on New reverse legend type - Class 20a

Obv +ER AN GL AII

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1279-1301 Edward 1st hammered silver penny -

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/DUBL/INIE - Dublin mint

19thC Chinese cash coin
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Composite S

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Obv CIVI/TASDVR/EME- Durham mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv E**** R ANGL DNS ***

Obv CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR Canterbury mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWR' ANGL' DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Royal Horse Artillery
Generic Issue


Officer & O/R's - 1873-1901

Georgian horse harness bell 15thC lead token type 2 19thC Chinese cash coin

1859 Victoria milled silver florin ( 24 pence) Gothic numeral

mdccclvi

1585-9 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half penny - Key mint mark

1327 Edward III hammered silver groat

Rev DON/CIVI - London mint

Medieval hammered silver half penny

Rev EBO - York mint

2ndC Roman silver coin fragment 1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
Decorated Iron Age ring
1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

1377-1399 Richard II hammered silver half penny - type 1e

Obv +RICHARD x REX x ANGL'

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1562 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence 14thC French Jetton - three lis in a shield type

1876 Victoria milled gold half sovereign

3.99g, 19.30mm

Stunning strike of 45 BC to 25BC Addedomarus - Trinovantian tribe Celtic gold qtr stater - flower type - sent to PAS for recording

VA1608 Very rare

13mm,1.36g

What looked like a modern gold plated ring is actually a lot earlier and gold sheet on an inner core.The punched decoration on the outside is actually writing in Lombardic type script which suggest medieval. I can read the word 'Little' but it is very difficult to make out the rest. I am not sure what the inner core is so I have reported it as potential treasure to the museum in case it is 10% gold or silver by weight

Medieval rolled gold ring ?? - reported as potential treasure to museum

1.69g,19mm

16thC Tudor button Georgian mount

Cast copper alloy double-looped sub-annular shoe or knee buckle

Circa 1650-1720

Medieval hooked mount

Early medieval decorated strap end A copper alloy Roman prick spur probably dating to the fourth century AD. The spur is made up of three projecting arms with approximately 90 degrees between each arm.
Scottish 1637 - 42 Charles 1st hammered silver 20 pence 16thC Tudor gilded silver mount - reported as treasure to museum

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev /ONE/

1662 Charles II milled silver half groat

Undated issue

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWR' ANGL' DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1604 -5 James 1st hammered silver half groat - Lis mint mark
18thC silver button USA WWII air force button WWII Tank regiment button 17thC lead token
Nearly 100 years ago Clay workers in Cornwall went on strike for better pay struck.So strong was their uprising that the dispute overwhelmed the local police force and officers from Wales – who were familiar with picket lines – had to be drafted into the county to cope.

July 2013 marked the centenary of that three-month strike action of 1913, dubbed the Cornish clay strike, which witnessed 5,000 miners members of the "Workers Union" hold out for a pay rise

Cast copper alloy double-looped sub-annular shoe or knee buckle with beveled internal edge

Circa 1650-1720

15thC lead token - type 2
15thC lead token - type 2 Medieval spur rowel 1899 Victoria milled silver shilling (12 pence)
Anglo Saxon zoomorphic strap end
Medieval gilded Christ figurine from a Crucifix

Anglo Saxon pendant using a Roman bronze coin

Shewolf & Twins reverse which is typically found on the VRBS ROMA, City of Rome commemorative, reduced-module folles introduced around 330 AD., at the time Constantinople became the official seat of Constantine's government. 

2ndC Roman silver coin sent for ID

By the shape of the head, I'd say Trajan (117-138) or Hadrian (138-160), but by the cheeks - which tend towards "chipmunk" - this may be beard - I'd have to say Hadrian is the most likely ruler.  There isn't enough of the reverse visible to say anything definitive about the main device.  It's probably a personification, like PAX, but with no legible legend, etc, I'm not going to get more specific than that. 

Let me see a photo when it's been cooked a bit.

http://www.stoa.org/gallery/album92/ML03_Hadrian_Neptune_sest

This is a characteristic-shaped portrait of Hadrian with a good example of the "chubby-cheeks" look of his later portraiture - it's in Æ and not silver, but I think you can see the resemblance to the fragmentary bust on the silver piece easily enough.

Mark Lehman

Romano British decorated and inlaid widget - not sure of use yet 1500-1700 mount 1500-1700 mount

Taco'd 1216 Henry 1st hammered silver short cross penny - Class 5 to 7

Rev ADAM, ON,LVND - Moneyer Adam of London mint

1422-61 Henry VI hammered silver farthing

London mint

10.mm,0.15g

13thC Traders seal matrix - 'h' inscription

1887 Silver clasp band - Birmingham hall mark

Maker B&M

22 carat Victorian gold collar stud

0.62g

22 carat 1815 George III Gold finger ring - date letter U

London mint , duty paid mark- bust of George III

1.10g,20mm

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv **** ANGLI

Rev E/CIVI/ - Durham mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDW******

Rev CIVI/TAS

   
  15thC lead token  

17thC John Redd of Gravesend in Kent hammered copper trade farthing

Rev IRE

Mid 4thC Barbarous radiate Roman bronze coin Victorian Rose gold cane band

 

 

 

A complete cast copper alloy pouring spout in the form of a dog’s head. Medieval to Post-Medieval (c. AD 1400 – c. AD 1550).

Stunning Roman bronze animal headed knife pommel
1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny 1603 James 1st hammered silver penny

Taco'd 1327 Edward III hammered silver half groat

Obv EDWARDVS REX.ANGLI.Z. FRANC

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1818 George III milled silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR- Canterbury mint

19thC livery button 19thC buckle
Pewter mount Monster 1697 William III half crown (30 pence)
Monster 1819 George III half crown (30 pence)

1422 VI Henry hammered silver half penny- Trefoils by neck

Obv EDW****

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Interesting gilded relic with black niello inlay - Distinctive knights templer type cross - sent to museum for their views

Huge Roman bronze vessel mount

43mm L

1634 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Normal N

Obv + EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny- - Closed E

Obv + EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1592- 5 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
Interesting medieval leads token 15thC lead token 1500-1700 mount
Post medieval Dutch lead bale seal 1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing Medieval hammered silver penny

1830 George IV memorial medallion

June 26th 1830

19thC JR Bedwell Colchester token
1816 George III milled silver sixpence Undated 19thC George III milled silver sixpence
 
  19thC livery button 16thC Tudor button 1908 Edward VII milled silver sixpence

1837 William IV milled silver sixpence Medieval strap end
Medieval strap end
Medieval decorated buckle plate with red, blue enamel and gilding remaining
A fragment of a cast copper alloy sword blade of Late Bronze Age date (c. 1000 BC – c. 800 BC).

Huge multi layered rock with blue inlay , Is this Roman ?? sent to museum for their views

1280 Edward Ist hammered silver farthing - Type 10 - bust to edge of flan

Obv +ERAD ANGLIE

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON/London mint

19thC apothecary weight

2 Drachm weight

1682 Charles II milled silver three pence 1849 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1825 George IV milled silver shilling 1921 George V milled silver florin (24 pence)

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny -

Obv + EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv HENRICVS REX

Rev RIC/ARD/ONL/VND - Moneyer Richard of London mint

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny
2ndC Roman bronze coin

1360- 77 Edward III hammered silver penny - post treaty

Obv *** REX ANGL F FR

 

1216 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Rev NEV/N - Newcastle or York mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny -

Obv + EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

 
  16thC Tudor clothing fastener 16thC Tudor clothing fastener - with face design Georgian watch winders
1640-1 Charles 1st hammered silver six pence - Star mint mark 19thC 14th Regiment of foot The Buckinghamshire Regiment 2ndC Roman fibular brooch
Unusually large 16thC Tudor button 17thC sword hanger  
2ndC Roman fibular brooch 1936 George V milled silver sixpence
Large early medieval decorated mount

Doge Michele Steno (1400-1413). Venetian soldino hammered silver coin

 

Obv: MICHAEL STEN' DVX (Michele Steno, Doge). Doge standing left, holding standard.


Rev: S MARCVS VENETI (Saint Mark of Venice). Winged and nimbate lion of Saint Mark facing.

Great find - Animal headed medieval spur rowel
1697 William III milled silver sixpence 1696 William III milled silver sixpence - love token
1696 William III milled silver shilling (12 pence)

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev /NIC/ - Moneyer Nicole

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long half penny

Rev ON.LVDN - London mint

1879 Victoria diamond jubilee medallion
1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross farthing 1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
1798 Russian copper coin - Kopek

1279 Edward 1st hammered sterling silver farthing - Class 30b - oval flan

Obv EDWARDVS REX A

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing 1922 George V milled silver sixpence

13thC hammered silver sterling imitation

Medieval hammered silver penny - Continental imitation , E(a) Sterling type

Obv + IDVX LIMBVRGIE

Rev BRA/BAN/ASF/**F+

 

Stunning little 20thC gold, shell and possibly diamond ear stud

1954 - 9 carat gold signet ring - Birmingham

W.H.J maker

1.07g, 16.5mm

High carat jewelery fragment - not sure what it was used for

1422- 27 Henry VI hammered silver groat - Annulet issue - Annulets by neck and tow sets of opposing pellets on reverse -Initial mark in-curved pierced cross

Obv hENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC

Rev VILLA CALISIE - Calais mint

1921 George V milled silver Florin - (24 pence) 1893 Victoria milled silver shilling (12 pence)
1618-19 James 1st hammered silver half groat

15thC Half Ryal gold coin weight

Obv George and the dragon

1638-9 Charles 1st hammered silver sixpence - Tun mint mark 1858 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1544 - 7 Henry VIII hammered silver groat - Third coin progressively debased - Bust as 2nd coinage - Mint mark Lis 1592- 5 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
1627 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny -

Obv + EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1922 George V milled silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny -

Obv + EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

C10thC Saxon harness fitting
 
  Medieval annular buckle 19thC livery button 1921 George V milled silver half crown (30 pence)
 
 

Cast copper alloy trapezoidal shoe or knee buckle with concave sides

1660-1720

1500=1700 mount 1841 Victoria milled silver 2 Anna - East India company
 
  18thC clog fastener Georgian trade weight - London mark Defaced 1797 George III cartwheel penny

Fantastic little silver treasure - Similar size to a Saxon sceat - sent to museums for their views

1.76g, 9.2mm

East India Company
2 Fanam 1764-1807
Obverse shows Vishnu standing, holding chakra in each upper hand

Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) strap-end (c. 850-c. 900).
 
 

Post medieval cast copper alloy asymmetrical buckle frame, some with with a pointed knop at the end of the loop

The buckle dates from c.1575 - 1700

20thC enameled pendant 19thC buckle 17thC Charles II trade weight - crown C cipher London
Impressive eye ball find 8000 BC flint arrow head

1351-2 Edward III hammered silver groat (4 pence) - Series C

Obv + EDWARDVS DG REX Z FRANC

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

 

1930 George V milled silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered sterling silver farthing - Class 30b - oval flan

Obv EDWARD*****

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross penny
1627 Charles 1st hammered silver penny

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny Class 9 - star on breast

Obv EDWA *** YB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1696 William III milled silver sixpence 1721 George 1st milled silver two pence
1860 Victoria milled silver shilling (12 pence)

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross penny

Rev R ON C

1595-8 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - key mint mark 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long-cross half penny
 
  18thC clog fastener   1921 George V milled silver Florin - (24 pence)

Georgian fob seal - hunting foxes

'Tally Ho'

17thC lead token 15thC lead token
 
  George 1st trade weight - Crown G cipher London

18thC silver spoon - Initialed on handle MC

Makers mark EI - Early Lion silver mark

Elizabeth Jones

Probably widow of Robert Jones. 49 Bartholomew Close. Mark entered in 1783
London

1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat - unknown mint mark ?? Not like a badly struck crown - needs more research

Bust is very unusual also

 

14thC French Stock jeton struck for the Queen and her almonry

First used by Queen Marguerite de Provence, wife of Louis IX

Moor's head right with hair bound

Obv +AVE MARIA GRACIA PLENA

Rev Lis at centre of reverse cross type

George II trade weight - Crown G cipher London  

1842 Victorian milled gold full sovereign

22mm,8.03g

Beauty medieval gilded harness pendant

13thC seal matrix with winged bird looking left impression - mad beak and eye

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR R AN*** hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

18thC silver clog fastener

Medieval strap end 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

70 BC Morini Celtic qtr stater - reported to PAS for recording

1.41g, 9.9mm

Double struck 1639 - 40 Charles 1st hammered silver shilling (12 pence)- Triangle mint mark
13thC seal matrix - needs a good clean up to ID yet

13thC seal matrix - clasped hands impression

S'BES VSV - Seal of BES VSV

 
  16thC Tudor button Scouts cap badge ? 13thC lead vessica seal matrix
Mid 4thC House of Constantine Roman bronze coin - two soldiers standing 17thC Martin Langley of East Street Colchester Essex hammered copper trade farthing

1665 hammered copper trade half penny

'His half Penny'

Rev Crown above rose

1897 Victoria milled silver shilling
Post medieval lead bale seal Unknown Saxon period decorated copper widget
19thC Russian lead bale seal 1885 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1696 William III milled silver sixpence 1628-9 Charles 1st hammered silver penny
1526-44 Henry VIII hammered silver sovereign penny - (Durham) TW by shield Bishop Thomas Wolsey

Double stuck Edward hammered silver penny - note W next to crown

Quatrefoil with pellet at centre of reverse cross - York mint

Obv EDWAR ***

 

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing 1697 William III milled silver sixpence

Medieval strap end 1422-61 AD Bronze coin weight - French Ecu - Three lis in shield type
 
  Unknown Army button - DR ? Georgian trade weight - Crow G cipher London

Probable 16thC French hammered silver coin

Obv **VS.DG.FRA ***

Rev *NOMENDNI.BEI *** CIAMD***

Researching it

Charles IX 1560-1574
R douzain, 2nd type, 1574, 23.5mm, 2.26gr. Obv: D.G.FRANC.REX.CAROLVS.IX, shield with three lis, surmounted by large crown, shield bracketed by the letter ‘C.' Rev: +SIT.NOMEN.DOMINI.BENEDIC, cross with two lis and two crowns in the quadrants. Mint is Rouen- B under shield.

13thC medieval heraldic horse harness pendant 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

1461 -83 Irish Edward IV hammered silver penny

Rosette by neck

1816 George III milled silver sixpence
1921 George V milled silver florin (24 pence) Georgian intaglio

This silver heart brooch looks very early by construction and decoration- it would have had enamel inlays

Had a good look at the hall marks under my scope and it is 1783 Birmingham hall mark

 
  18thC clog fastener 19thC livery button 1832 Russian lead bale seal
17thC Thomas Reynolds bays maker of Colchester hammered copper farthing - undated type Lead toy hound
Georgian lead figurine - possible pipe tamper
 
  17thC lead token 15thC lead token 1560 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
1687 James II milled silver three pence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing - Type 28-31

Obv + EDW **** EX

Rev **/DON/CIVI - London mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered sterling silver farthing - Class 30b - oval flan

Obv EDWARDVS REX A

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1280 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing - Sterling silver issue no inner circle on Obv side

Type 10 bust to edge of flan type

Rev ERAN GLIE

Rev LONDONIENSIS - London mint

1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver groat - Martlet mint mark

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny - Class IIIa

Obv hENRICVS REX III

Rev NICOLE ON.LVND - Moneyer Nicole of London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Rev INC/WAL Moneyer Walter of Lincoln mint

Tac'd 1216 Henry III hammered silver voided short cross penny – Class 5B to 7B

Moneyer Ilger London mint

1801 Christian VII Danish 2 skilling silver coin

Copenhagen Mint, Nyhavn, Denmark

250/1000 Silver .0121 oz.ASW, 750/1000 metal alloys

1702-1714 Queen Anne milled silver sixpence

1285/6 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing - new issue inner circle both sides - Type 28 Oval flan

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

17thC Charles II silver stud - reported to museum as treasure

ARP were the air raid wardens. ARP posts were initially set up in the warden’s home, or in a shop or an office, but they were later purpose-built. Each post covered a certain area, varying across the country, but with about ten to the square mile in London. Each post was divided into sectors, with perhaps three to six wardens in each sector. An ARP warden was almost always local - it was essential that he or she knew their sector and the people living there.

1938 London hall mark solid silver Air Raid Protection badge

Maker JC - possibly John Crouch

Medieval lead apothecary weight

Medieval dagger qullion

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing- Moneyer Nicole 18thC solid silver clog fastener - London mark
Italian States-Venice, Michele Steno as Doge (1400-1413), Soldino, Venice Mint
+ MICHELE-STEN . DVX
Doge standing left, holding banner, * / m in right field
+ . S . MARCVS  . VENETI .
Winged lion of St. Mark facing left, holding book with both front paws all in inner circle
Plain Edge
1690 Irish James II emergency gunmetal coinage - shilling (12 pence)
18thC toy cannon

1377-1399 Richard II hammered silver half penny  Obv + RICARD REX ANGLI

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

18thC apothecary weight

Medieval harness pedant hanger

1509 Henry VIII hammered silver halfpenny Medieval traders seal matrix - 'd'
Roman glass bottle fragment

14thC medieval French made coin weigh for angel d'or or the mounton d'or of Jean le Bon and Charles VI

Lamb standing keft with banner type

16thC Tudor button 18thC clog fastener

15th/16thC 'Ship with 2 lions' type coin weight for the gold noble
Medieval purse bar arm

Fixed 1560 - 1561 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver shilling - Cross Crosslet mint mark

1352- 53 Edward III hammered silver half groat - no trefoils over crown - IM cross 1a

Pre treaty series D

Obv +EDWARDVS REX AIIGIL Z FRANCI

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Taco'd and fixed 1327 Edward III hammered silver half groat

Obv EDWARDVS REX.ANGLI.Z. FRANC

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

 

1351- 1361 Edward III hammered silver groat - Cross 1- Pre Treaty period

Obv EDWARD D G REX ANGL FRANC D HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LOND/DON - London mint

1189 Richard 1st hammered silver short cross penny - Class 2
Obv + hENRICVS REX Obv + VLARD ON CAN - Moneyer Vlard of Canterbury mint

Flat enameled disc brooch inlaid with 8 enameled white dots with red centres - blue enameled back ground colour.

This is a native British type dating to the 2ndCentury AD

Roman bronze votive vase fragment
2ndC Roman bronze 1569 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
Royal Victoria yacht club WWI King's Shropshire Light Infantry regiment badge

1327 Edward III hammered silver penny

Rev *** ANGLI+

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny – London mint 1816 George III milled silver sixpence
1834 William III milled silver three pence

1341 Edward III hammered silver penny - Cross 1

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR -Canterbury mint

1896 Victoria milled silver half crown - (30 pence) Georgian mount

Medieval book clasp Post medieval lead cloth seal
Post medieval lead cloth seal

1189-1199 Richard 1st hammered silver short cross penny - Type 2

Obv hENRICVS REX

Rev RICARD.ON.CANT - Moneyer Ricard of Canterbury mint

Note Ricard was not know to issue from Canterbury mint

 
Medieval (13th century) lead alloy seal matrix. It is circular in plan, with a small triangular suspension loop on the reverse. The central design is a flower with six petals. The legend is illegible  

What looks like our first 850 BC Bronze Age side axe with a huge chunk of Bronze Age casting waste nearby
   
   
   
   
   
   

See 2015 Feb finds also

See 2015 March finds also