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13thC vessica seal matrix

It's our old friend CREDE MICHI -- "believe me" -- i.e. you can believe what is written beneath this seal as being genuine. The lettering is not perfect however! I'd transcribe CREDE [M]IChI. -- possible that the letter before the final C is meant to be MI ligatured, but if so, it's been bungled!

Keep 'em coming -- and, ideally, nice easy ones like this!

regards,

Malcolm

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR- Canterbury mint

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

Obv +ER ANGLIE

Rev LON/DON/IEN/SIS London mint

C600 -775 Saxon silver sceat - sent for recording and ID to EMC

1.09g,12.28mm

Thanks for this Series D (Type 2c), which I have recorded as EMC 2019.0088.
Best wishes,
Martin

1874 Victoria milled silver sixpence

Unknown Leaf trefoil issue for Calais

1422-61 Henry VI hammered silver farthing - trefoils by neck

Obv +hENRIC****

Rev /SIE - Calais mint

Interesting Roman silver coin sent for ID

Titus. AD 79-81. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.19 g, 7h). Rome mint. Struck January-June AD 80. Laureate head right / Elephant, wearing armor, standing left. RIC II 115; RSC 303

Mark

 

19thC livery button 19thC livery button Victorian Great Western Railway button 18thC silver Royal Navy button

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

Obv +EDWARDVS REX A

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1427-1430 Henry VI hammered silver penny

Quatrefoil with pellet in reverse cross

Obv hENRICVS REX ANGLIE

Rev CIVI/TAS/***

1351 Edward III hammered silver penny-Pre treaty series A, double annulet stops on obverse

Extra Annulets in 4 qtrs on reverse

Obv +EDWARDVS REXo ANG ***

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

WWI lead toy soldier

11000 BC flint scraper

1300 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing- type 28

Obv EDWARDVS REX

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1636-8 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat - Tun mint mark

Michele Steno 1400-1413 (Type 1)

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

Medieval hammered silver farthing
1592-5 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat _ tun mint mark

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross halfpenny Class 7b

Rev N CANT -Moneyer Norman of Canterbury mint

Ancient gold band - possible wrist torc fragment - reported as treasure to museum

11.16g, 4.33mm dia x 49.12mm L

Stock Jetton for the Queen and her almony 14th to15th C

Emblem of Queen marguerite de Provence, wife of Louis IX

Moor's head right with hair bound

Obv X AVE MARIA GRACIA PLNA

1500-1700 hooked mount 18thC Royal navy button
17thC William Aldred of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1422-61 Henry VI hammered silver half penny - Leaf issue - Leaf on breast

Obv +hENRICVS REX ANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1300 Edward 1st hammered silver farthing- type 28

Obv EDWARD****

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Victorian silver jewelry item - registered number 330 S

1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthings
17thC Thomas Reynolds of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing 1667 Joseph Gleson of Dedham hammered copper trade farthing
Saxon pendant made from a mid 4thC Roman barbarous radiate bronze coin 1940 George VI milled silver shilling

Stunning 1777 George III milled gold half guinea

4.20g,20.61mm

Huge Religious medallion

Obv SIGNATION : the act of making the sign of the cross

Rev ROMA

54.12mm

1461-1470 Edward IV hammered silver penny - D at centre of reverse cross Charles VI Medieval Jetton 1380 to 1422 AD

These are hard to find 1709 Anne milled silver shilling (12 pence)

1300-10 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Class 10ab

Obv EDWARD R ANGLE DNS

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1870 Victoria milled silver sixpence

1351-3 Edward III hammered silver half goat - Pre treaty Series C - no trefoils over crown, wedge tailed R, closed C & E

Obv EDWARDVS REX.ANGLI.Z. FRANC

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny 15thC lead token

Britain's Merchant Navy
Generic Design Issue
In use 1900 - 2000's

Bliss Bros Ltd

Georgian lead tobacco jar lid handle 15thC lead token 1592-5 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat _ tun mint mark

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGLE DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

1554 Mary hammered silver groat

1790 Silver spoon handle - London min t- George III tax paid bust date letter P

Maker:Sarah & John William Blake

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
1587-9 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - Crescent mint mark 17thC button 15thC lead token

1413-22 Henry V hammered silver half penny - pellets both sides of crown

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

17thC lead token 1500-1700 mount

Tiny old bust Victoria copper medallion

Crowned 28th June 1838

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Crisp Roman silver coin sent for ID

2.62g,18.35mm

Hadrian, 117-138 A.D. AR denarius, Mint of Rome, 135 A.D.
Obv: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P laureate head of Hadrian right 
Rx: ANN-O-NA AVG modius containing grain-ears and poppy
RIC II 230, RSC 170a

Nice one for a dugup in agricultural fields. You got this one more or less just in time before it suffered more significant degradation from the fertilizers and pesticides.
I don’t have one of this type myself (actually, I have little more than a sparse representative run of denarii/antoniniani/siliquae – I’ve always favored the larger Æ denominations

Mark

1874 Victoria milled silver shilling 16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half pence

70 BC Morini Celtic gold qtr stater- reported as hoard addendum to museum

1.47g,10.79mm

CCI 19.1420.

Best Wishes

John

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGLE DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR- Canterbury mint

1909 Edward VII milled silver three pence - interesting star over stamp
19thC livery button 18thC 69th Regiment of foot 1578 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence - Greek cross mint mark
1582-4 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - A mint mark 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

15thC Venetian silver soldino

Obverse: [Doge’s Name] DVX; Doge standing left, holding banner; mint control marks in right field
Reverse: S MARCVS VENETI; Winged lion of St Mark, holding book of gospels

1780 Russian lead bale seal
16thC Tuodr button Georgian watch winder 1633-4 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat - Portcullis mint mark
1587-9 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - Crescent mint mark Stunning Medieval King with sword and shield standing in ship coin weight - gold Ryal with rose on ship

13thC hammered silver sterling imitation

c 1290 AD Crockard - Chaplet of roses to crown

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

Maubeuge issue- revolt against John of Avesnes 1293

Obv + ICOM***YONIE

Rev IEN/SIS/MEL/BOD

16thC Tudor clothing fastener A Medieval (1250-1450) sheet copper alloy (0.50mm thick) domed sexfoil belt mount Copper figurine playing a bagpipe ?
18thC crotal bell 1500-1650 buckle

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv LON/ - London mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - quadrefoil with pellet at centre of reverse cross - York mint

Obv +ED*** ANGLI

 

1595- 8 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - Key mint mark 17thC lead token

 

70 BC Morini Celtic gold qtr stater- reported as hoard addendum to museum - tiny undersized coin

0.76g, 10.19mm

As you say, it's a standard Gallo-Belgic D type from the early Gallic War period.  I think the clue to its very low weight probably lies in the very irregular flan, which suggests that it was either struck on an abnormal, mis-shapen blank, not intended for use, or that it has been clipped in antiquity to illegally siphon off gold, much as medieval silver was clipped.  Difficult to be sure but clipping is more likely,

All the best

CCI 19.1419

John

1820 -24 Georgian advertising token

Obv Health Restored

Rev Dr Eady, 38 Dean Streer Soho (London)

 
18thC Royal Artillery button Military Police 17thC lead token  
17thC hammered copper trade farthing 2ndC Roman fibular brooch

 

13thC hammered silver Pollard

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

Obv CI/GA

Rev MON/ET

Roman pendant ?

Decorated medieval hooked bar - ear wax scraper ?

South Africa 1900 -2 badge

5th City of London Regiment

17thC lead token Roman silver forgery

1770's - 5 pennyweight 8 grains coin weight

Gold Guinea weight

Georgian flint lock watch winder
Republican Roman silver - needs a good cook to remove crust

Unknown continental copper coin ?

1753 Liege Bishopic John-Theodore of Bavaria.
It’s something called a Liard ( or a Liege Liard)

1744-1763. But I can make out the 5 and 3 in the photo, so must be 1753.

Ps. So John-Theodore was a Bavarian Cardinal, and he was the Prince-Bishop of Liege,
Which included Belgium. So the coin is Belgian, not Bavarian.

1825 George IV milled silver sixpence
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat 1602 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - A mint mark
17thC William III milled silver shilling Army Ordnance Corp button 17thC lead token

BC Republican Roman silver coin sent for ID

T. Carisius. 46 BC. AR Denarius (17mm, 4.05 g, 4h). Rome mint. Head of Sibyl Herophile right, hair elaborately decorated with jewels and enclosed in a sling, tied with bands / Sphinx seated right; T • CARISIVS above, III • VIR in exergue. Crawford 464/1; CRI 69; Sydenham 983a; Carisia 11; BMCRR Rome 4061; RBW 1613
Technically, this would more correctly fall into the “Imperatorial” category, but you’re not wrong if you want to call it Republican
Mark

1696 William III hammered silver sixpence Taco'd Medieval hammered silver half penny - London mint

Henry VII 1493-5 hammered silver half groat - rosette stops

Obv HENRIC DI GRA REX A** Z FR- Tun Mintmark - Class II

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

 

1930 Mickey Mouse Chums badge 1485 Henry VII hammered silver halfpenny - single arched crown

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv hENRICVS REX III

Rev TER/TER Not known

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - Willem of Canterbury mint

Unlisted East Essex Militia button

The East Essex Militia were formed in 1759 and became the Essex Rifles Militia in 1853

1199 - 1216 John hammered silver voided short cross penny - Class 5b

Obv hENRICVS REX

Rev IOhAN. ON .WINC- Moneyer Iohan of Winchester mint

1696 William III milled silver shilling
17thC William III milled silver sixpence

4thC Roman bronze coin sent for ID

It’s not possible to tell you with 100%  certainty which of the Constantine clan has his portrait on this one, but I can tell you a good bit about it and make an educated guess about the person. As for that, given the position of the very few legible letters on the obverse and the clear officina letter on the reverse, I think it is probably Constans, Caesar.
The denomination is centenionalis and the reverse type is GLORIA EXERCITVS with two soldiers flanking two legionary standards. These were struck with 2 standards from 330-335, in 335, the weight standard was reduced slightly and the number of standards reduced to one.
The exergual mint mark, however – more often the illegible part of otherwise clear reverses - is clearly the mint mark for Rome. This is pretty clearly “R star P” meaning it’s from the first (Primus) officina or workshop of the mint at Rome.
If it’s what I believe it to be, it would be RIC VII Rome 367 if it’s Constans, Caesar (also a chance it’s Constantine I and if so, it would be 363.) Only Constantine I and Constans, Caesar  are listed as striking in officina P for this (2-standard) issue and Constans, Caesars’ pieces are supposed to be a lot more common than Constantine’s in this issue.

1216 Henry II hammered silver voided short cross penny- Class 1b

Pellet before REX

Obv hENRICVS REX

Obv **IERES.ON ***- Moneyer Pieres of London mint

1500-1700 mount
1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny 1500-1650 buckle Victorian trade weight
1578-9 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny

Rev ON.C - Canterbury mint

16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat 1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
Victorian 12 High Street store token - One and a half pence

1377-1399 Richard II hammered silver half penny

Obv + RICARD REX ANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON- London mint

167thC Tudor button Georgian button 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny
15thC lead token Post medieval copper seal ring Nice shape 1775 George III copper half penny

Debased 1547-51 Edward VI hammered silver groat - bust 4

Issued under name of Henry VIII

Obv HENRIC.******FRA****REX

Henry VIII legend

Toward the end of Henry VIII's reign, the silver was progressively debased from 9oz.2dwt. (.758) in 1544, through 6oz.2dwt (.508) in 1545, to 4oz.2dwt. (.342) in 1546. At this last standard, the blanched silver surface of the coins soon wore away to reveal the copper alloy beneath which earned for Henry the nickname 'Old Coppernose'.

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Irish 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny-conquefoil to right of neck - Ref IH31D-025

Obv HENRICUS REX III

Rev Ricard on Davi - Dublin mint

2 - 18thC Royal Artillery buttons

Early gold ring - no hallmarks

1.96g,22.3mm dia

Large 2ndC Roman fibular brooch

 
Post medieval hooked mount   1653 Mary hammered silver groat

1821 George IV milled gold sovereign

8.01g,22.13mm

 

1.45g,11.96mm

It's a class 3 Great Waltham type quarter, no. 400 in Divided Kingdoms (same dies), essentially a slightly later and cruder version of the Ingoldisthorpe quarter, which is class 2 in the British Ab/Ac north-east Thames series.  I list 14 other examples in DK but there are at least 15 now.

Hope this is of some help,

All the best

John

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat 16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny

1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing- new issue with inner circles both sides - oval flan - chubby cheeks - Type 28

Obv EDWARDVS REX A

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Rarer find tiny 1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half penny
Irish 1461-70 Edward IV hammered silver penny -quadrefoil at centre of reverse cross 1623-4James 1st hammered silver half penny - Lis mint mark

Roman silver hoard coin addendum No47 - reported to museum and sent for ID

This one is Caracalla, 198-217 A.D. AR denarius, Mint of Rome, 199 A.D.
Obv: ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS laureate youthful head of Caracalla right
Rx: SEVERI PII AVG FIL Caracalla in military garb standing facing, head left, holding Victory and spear, bound Parthian captive at his feet
RIC IV 45; RSC 589

Mark

Edwardian brooch Georgian thistle button Trinity House button
Honour East India Company button

Unknown Army button

EWR ?

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing -

Rev NIC/ - Moneyer Nicole

Interesting obverse on this big Roman bronze - sent for ID

It was actually pretty easy – and this is a fairly scarce and desirable type.
Nerva (96-98), Sestertius, Rome, AD 97
Obv: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P laureate head of Nerva right,
Rx: PLEBEI VRBANAE FRVMENTO CONSTITVTO, modius containing six wheat-ears and a poppy in field, S - C.
RIC 89; C 12
Mark

Alexander III 1249-1286 hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Rev AN/DER - Moneyer Ander of St Andrews mint

1816 George III milled silver sixpence

Roman bronze coin sent for ID

Without being able to read any more letters than are legible on this, I would suggest that it might be a billon antoninianus of Probus or one of the other late 3rd century Illyrian emperors, like this – I couldn’t find one on line with the control letter on the right, but otherwise, it seems to be a potential match.
Almost all the Illyrian emperors had Minerva reverses with either COMES AVG or PAX AVG legends on the reverses and a control letter in the left field.

3 Crusty Elizabeth 1st sixpences - need a good clean up to date

1502-4 Henry VII hammered silver groat - Martlet mint mark

+HENRIC+VII DI ERA REX ANGL

 

1356 -1361 Edward III hammered silver half groat - 4th coinage Pre treaty period - Series G (b) annulet stops

Pot hook N's

Obv +EDWARDVS *****GLI o Z FRANC

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Roman bronze coin used as pendant - sent for ID

On the basis of what I can see I can’t give you a book reference, “chapter and verse”, but I can tell you it’s a Diocletianic follis of Maximian and the general era is 294-305 AD.

Obv: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximian right
Rx: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Genius of the Roman People standing facing, head left, holding patera and cornucopiae – exergue illegible
Taking all the active mints and the length of issue into account, there are literally hundreds of variations of this basic theme for each of the members of the 1st Tetrarchy, so the devil’s in the details and not quite enough details are visible here for a 100% ID.
Mark

1711 Anne milled silver shilling

Large Medieval mount with Star of David ingraving 18thC crotal bell 17thC clothing fastener
18th/19th C Russian lead bale seal Copper alloy mount of probable Post-Medieval date (AD 1500 – AD 1700). 19thC livery button - arrows with quiver

1377-99 Richard II hammered silver half penny

OBV +RICARD REX ANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1526-44 Henry VIII hammered silver half penny - 2nd coinage - type D

Obv h'D'*G xROSA*** SPIA'- Mint mark arrow

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1818 George III milled silver sixpence 1840 Victoria milled silver sixpence

1509-1547 Henry VIII hammered silver half penny - 1st coinage -

Obv ** DI C ***

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

17thC Thomas Reynolds of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing
1590-2 Elizabeth hammered silver half groat - Hand mint mark 1855-1881 - THE 66th REGIMENT OF FOOT. / AFTER 1881 :- 2nd Battalion Princess Charlotte Of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) 18thC Royal Artillery button
1942 George VI milled silver florin (24 pence) Early Army button - researching it
15thC lead token - type 2 15thC lead token - type 2

1199 John hammered silver short cross half penny - type 5

Rev RICARD -Moneyer Ricard

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Egg wasted S

Obv EDWR ANGLE DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1300-10 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Closed E & C - Crown 4 - Class 10

Obv EDWAR ANGLE DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1855 Victoria milled silver four pence 1815 George III milled silver sixpence
1922 George V milled silver sixpence 19thC Portsmouth borough police button 1500-1700 mount

 

 

15thC silver spoon handle - reported as treasure to museum

1500-1700 mount Victorian half oz trade weight 17thC William III milled silver sixpence
1915 George V milled silver florin (24 pence) 1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat
Late medieval prism button Georgian ink well cover ?
1610-11 Irish James 1st hammered silver sixpence - Bell mint mark 1554 Mary hammered silver groat
Unknown Continental copper coin ? 18thC silver Royal Navy cuff links

Medieval harness pendant

Medieval mount Georgian watch winder 18thC Royal artillery button

10-40 AD Cunobelin Celtic gold Classic Bow type qtr stater - reported to PAS

1.32g,11.38mm

Ref Rudd 75 57 - Excessively rare

The Classic Crescent Triad quarter, ABC 2825 var., is another matter entirely.  It's from dies 50/71, my no. 592, and is only the second known coin to read CAM inside a fine pellet border; it's the border that's the distinguishing feature here, along with the complex base of the corn ear (compare the base of DK 591, the standard ABC 2825 type).  It's the last known quarter issue struck by Cunobelinus, which probably accounts for its rarity.

All the best

John

CCI 19.1425 - Cuno Classic quarter, ABC 2825 var., dies 50/71, one other.

 

Taco'd 19thC Victorian milled gold half sovereign

 

 

HARNESS FITTING

 

Complete late Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) to early Medieval cast copper alloy harness fitting. This is an Anglo-Scandinavian design and dates from circa AD 1000 to 1150.

This artefact is a strap distributor, formed of a central lozengeform section with a domed circular boss. The reverse of the boss is slightly hollow. There is a projecting arm from each corner of the lozenge; the arms are sub-rectangular with concave sides. Each arm terminates in an incomplete loop which would have secured leather straps.

 

 

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1150

 

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

 

1575 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - Eglantine mint mark 1580 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - Latin cross mint mark
1590 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence- Hand mint mark

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

10-40 AD Cunobelin Celtic gold Linear type qtr stater - reported to PAS

Ladder main - branch above

11.19mm,1.34g

Ref ABC 2810 - Rare

10-40 AD Cunobelinus 'Spiky' silver unit

Obv Head L, spiky hair CAMV in front,occ CAM with VL behind/Seated victory r,holding bowl or wine cup int,hand.CVNO below chair

Ref ABC 2855 VA 2045 - Very rare

1.36g,14.04mm

Romano British enameled brooch - white enamel remains

Bust facing right ?

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half penny Medieval buckle 1500-1650 buckle

Stunning gilded Viking type bronze harness pendant

18thC crotal bells Early medieval gilded harness pendant
Post medieval key Georgian pipe tamper
1822 Russian lead bale seal 1582-4 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half penny - A mint mark

1369-1377 Edward III hammered silver half groat - Post Treaty- Lombardic Ns - 9 arches to tressure, trefoils on all cusps

Obv +EDWARD:DI: ** GRA REX***

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing- new issue with inner circles both sides - oval flan - Type 28f

Obv EDWARDVS REX AN

Obv +EDWARD***AN

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

 

Interesting buckle ? 1816 George III milled silver sixpence
15thC lead token Georgian gold watch winder 2ndC Roman fibular brooch

Post Medieval cast copper alloy single loop buckle frame.

1500-1650 AD

Cast copper alloy buckle frame 1500 -1700
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat

1247 Henry III hammered silver half penny

Obv *hENR***

Rev OND/VND -London mint

BC Roman silver - cooking to remover crust - sent for provisional ID

I’m afraid you’ll need to reveal a bit more here before I have any real chance to ID it. I have a short list of things the reverse might have been, but not enough specific detail to tell if it’s a leaping dog or horse – or a galley rowing along – or a crocodile – or something else altogether. I’m not sure what you see on the obverse, but that is also too unclear to be accurately oriented.
If you get an “after” picture when it’s been cleaned, at least somewhat, I’ll be glad to have another stab at it.
Mark

16thC Tudor button 17thC Charles II silver button - reported as treasure to museum 1461-1470 Irish Edward IV hammered silver penny - pellets by neck - Rose at centre of reverse cross
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence

1361-1369 Edward III hammered silver penny - Treaty period

Obv +EDWARD ANGL R DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/DVR/LMIS - Durham mint

1592-5 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half penny - Tun mint mark 1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jetton

17thC lead trade tokens Victorian silver ring with diamond - 925 marked silver

c25-35 AD Cunobelin Celtic gold full stater - reported to PAS

'plastic A' series, VA 2010-3. Believed to have preceded the classic type, so perhaps from c. 25 - 35 AD. About ninety of these are recorded including at least one coin in the British Museum (BMC 1819 in Hobbs's Catalogue of Iron Age coins in the BM).

5.45g, 16.88mm

 

CCI 19.1423 - Cuno Plastic stater: this is the ABC 2786 type, which comes in two common varieties, one with a ringed pellet below the horse and the other with a pellet only (as on this coin).  The rare ABC 2789 type reads CVNOB, unlike this one, which reads CVNO on other examples from this reverse, with no B.

 

Victorian Daily Chronicle token

Advertisement 20 Words 6D - 6 pence

1854 Victoria milled silver three pence
18thC Royal Artillery button 19thC livery button Victorian Great Western Railways button Georgian hunting button
19thC livery button

Unknown military button

Horse over cannon

WWI Army Ordnance Corp Georgian watch winder

Not in reference books

It's to the  Preventive Water Guard - established in 1809. The coast of Britain was divided into three divisions, Carlisle to Landsend, Landsend to North Foreland and North Foreland to Berwick. Naval Officers with the title of Inspecting Captains were appointed to each division and given command of a small fleet. In 1816 the Preventive Water Guard was made responsible to the treasury. The Preventive Water Guard operated in coastal waters to tackle smugglers who evaded revenue cruisers. If the weather was rough, they operated from the shore. All recruitment was from demobilised Royal Navy sailors.
Credit to Steve Newman of the British Military Buttons website for the info.

 

Dutch colonial New York Penny

Utrecht 1684 Dutch Colonial New York Penny This copper " Duit " coin was minted over 200 years ago and is similar to the ones used by the Dutch in the era when they bought the island of Manhattan (present-day New York City) for the equivalent of $24 in Dutch coins. These were brought to the colonies by the Dutch when they settled in New Amsterdam , now New York. Because of that these are called New York pennies.

Obv: CIV TRAIECT 1687 , City of Traiectum -Latin name of Utrecht.

Rev: City weapon of Utrecht crowned, two loins left and right, below UTRECHT 1684 City Utrecht one of the Republic of the 7 Provinces (1581-1795 AD)

Crusty Roman silver with unusual detail showing through that our expert Mark might be able to ID before cooking.

Tiny Medieval seal matrix - sent off for our seal expert Malcolm views

Medieval domed bronze mount

 

Georgian fob stone WWII Royal Marines Light infantry button Medieval spur rowel  
1921 George V milled silver shilling 1928 George V milled silver sixpence

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev /IO.I/ - Unknown legend

 

Victorian 13th Hussars badge
1859 Victoria milled silver three pence 1856 Victoria milled silver six pence

RN Capt / Commander - 1901
Other Ship's Officers - 1901
In use 1901 - 1952
1500-1700 mount 17thC Joesph Gleeson of Dedman Essex hammered copper trade farthing

Linear type qtr stater - reported to PAS

Ladder main - branch above

11.36mm,1.28g

Ref ABC 2810 - Rare

1675 Charles II milled silver penny

10-40 AD Cunobelin Celtic gold Linear type qtr stater - reported to PAS

Ladder main - branch above

11.36mm,1.28g

Ref ABC 2810 - Rare

CCI 19.1424

Weird tiny debased gold coin - Celtic ?? sent to Fitzswilliam museum for their views

0.88g,9.07mm

CCI 19.1426 - base AV ?blank

The side with the lines resembles the 'design' on Gallo-Belgic Bb Crossed Lines quarters, but the weight is barely half what it should be and it looks much too base.

It's most likely to be a blank for an unknown, possible Iron Age, type, or perhaps an early Saxon issue if the weight and fineness corresponds to any of them.

All best

John

 

 

Roman silver coin - needs cooking to remove crust 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny
1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny 17thC Charles II silver button - reported as treasure to museum
Victorian silver trim Large Georgian silver faced monogrammed button London and North Western Railway company button
17thC seal ring - IB Louis XII 1497-1515 French jetton
 
1939 Dutch 25 cents silver coin 18thC Royal Navy button  

Trinovantes Clacton type Celtic gold 1/4 stater 50BC - reported as hoard addendum

0.83g,12.35mm

Ancient looking bright yellow rolled gold sheet reported as potential treasure to museum

3.11g,17.38mm L x 3.47mm T

Britain's Merchant Navy
Generic Design Issue
In use 1900 's onwards
19thC livery button Britain's Merchant Navy
Generic Design Issue
In use 1900 's onwards
RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
 
Unknown shipping line button  

Interesting lead seal matrix - Piper facing right

'BOORSEIS'

1842 Victoria milled silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Rev ** DNS hYB

Obv CIVI/TAS/EXO/NIE - Exeter mint

Medieval hammered silver penny - quadrefoil with pellet at centre of reverse cross - York mint

1369-77 Edward III hammered silver penny - post treaty

Obv EDWAR **** C

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev /ASO/ Moneyer Tomas

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWA***ANGL DNS***

Rev CIVI/TAS/DVR/EME - Durham mint

 

USA Indian head one cent Victoria silver charm Georgian cuff link

Tiny square Sun in shield type coin weight

Issued AD 1475 for the French gold ecu as soleil and 1/2 ecu

Ecu was worth 4 shillings ( 48 pence in England)

16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
1605-6 James 1st hammered silver penny- Rose mint mark 19thC livery button

Unrecorded 5th Dragoon guards button

Description: ​​​Crowned Hannover Horse over V D.G with VESTIGIA NULLA RETRORSUM around. Category:​​ Dragoons​ ​

Type of button: Slightly Convex​​; ​

Metal: Copper Alloy, silver gilded. Backmark: ​​;

Date: ​c1780-1796

Crimea war period

The 5th Dragoons became Princess Charlotte of Wales's Dragoon Guards in 1804.

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver half penny

Obv EDWA***

Rev CIVI/TAS ***

1625 -6 Charles 1st hammered silver penny - Cross Calvary mint mark

1849 Victoria milled silver three pence Copper claw holding a stone ?

2ndC Roman silver coin sent for ID

This is Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD, successor to Hadrian
AR denarius, Mint of Rome, 153/4 AD    
Obv: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVII laureate head of Antoninus Pius right    
Rx: COS IIII Annona standing facing head left, holding grain-ears and resting hand on modius set on galley-prow
RIC III 231; RSC 291

Mark

Georgian trade weight - portcullis mark 17thC Charles II milled copper half penny
1604 James 1st Rose ryal gold coin weight, 2nd coinage revalued

4thC Roman bronze coin sent for ID

Crispus (“the Unfortunate…”) Caesar, 316-326 AD.
Billon centenionalis, Mint of London, ca. 321 AD.
Obv: CRISPVS NOBIL C laureate and cuirassed bust of Crispus right
Rx: BEAT TRANQLITAS 3 stars above “globus terrarrum” placed atop altar inscribed VOT / IS / XX in three lines (P – A in fields?) // PLON
Cf. RIC VII 218; SRCV 16724.

Mark

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half penny

1190-1205 John hammered silver short cross half penny- Class ii

Obv hENR****

Rev SIMOND.- Moneyer Simond of Rhuddlian mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev /ARD/ - Moneyer Richard

1485 Henry VII hammered silver sovereign penny - Keys by shield - Archbishop Rotherham - pillars to throne

York mint

1422-27 Henry VI First reign hammered silver half penny

Annulets by neck, annulets in centre of pellets in 2 qtrs

Rev VILLA/CAL/ISIE - Calais mint

1900 Victoria milled silver shilling
1861 Victoria milled silver three pence

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Rev /VCE/ON - Gloucester mint

1675 Charles II milled silver penny Victorian silver butterfly
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny

1291 Edward 1st hammered silver penny Class 6B

Obv + EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB:

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

 

Roman silver coin - reported as potential hoard

3.01g,19.55mm

Roman silver coin - reported as potential hoard

3.57g,17.04mm

18thC Royal Navy silver button 1thC crotal bell

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

Obv + EDWARD *****

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

17thC lead token Post medieval Dutch lead bale seal

Roman silver coin - non hoard

18.05mm,2.04g

Roman silver coin - reported as potential hoard

3.42g,17.98mm

1282-89 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Class 4d - pellet before EDW

Obv +.EDWR ANGL***

Rev /DON/CIVI - London mint

20thC Corporation button Post medieval jester bell
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence Georgian watch winder 1250- 1400 buckle
2ndC Roman fibular brooch 1566 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence - Portcullis mint mark
Huge 1500-1700 mount

Victorian copper employee pass

An International Health Exhibition, under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Victoria and the presidency of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, was held in London in 1884.

Obv I.H.E 1884 Employee Pass 2900

Rev Not transferable If transfered will be cancelled and person presenting liable to proscecutiom

4thC Roman bronze coin - sent for ID

Very interesting – not a type I recall you ever encountering – at least while I’ve been looking at your Roman finds. This is a posthumous commemorative reduced billon centenionalis struck under Constantine II, Constantius II and Constans in honor of Theodora. She was the step-daughter of Maximian (and so (somewhat distantly) related to the Imperial group from the beginning). She had also been the 2nd wife of Constantius I (but not the mother of any of the Constantine clan), who had a bright, if short career in Britain and died, if I’m not mistaken, in York, er… “Eboracum”. If you’ve never heard of Theodora, you’re not alone – these aren’t exactly rare, but she’s about as obscure a cousin, stepmom, etc, as the Constantine clan ever honored on a large-production type. These date to the time-frame 337-340, immediately after the death of Constantine I and only during the brief reign as Augustus of Constantine II before his early death.  They represent the three divisions into which the Empire was split by the wishes of Constantine I shortly before his death.
The exergual mintmark is either illegible or off-flan here, but these were struck at only 3 mints, by Constantine II in his territory at Trier, by Constans in his area at Rome, and by Constantius II at Constantinople.

Given what I usually see from your finds, I’d guess it’s most likely to be from Trier – although there’s no special scarcity or other defining factor of one mint over the other two. If, when you’re cleaning this, you find the exergual mint mark begins “TR…”, it’s from Trier; “R…” if from Rome or “CONS…” if from Constantinople.

Obv: FL  MAX THEODORAE AVG her diademed and draped bust right.
Rx PIETAS ROMANA Theodora (presumably) as Pietas standing facing, head right, and holding infant at her breast.


Crusty Roman silver - needs 'cooking' to reveal detail

1574 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR***

Rev LON - London mint

Huge medieval pot foot

1639-40 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat - Triangle mint mark

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross penny

Obv hENRICVS***

 

16thC Tudor button 16thC Tudor button 1500-1650 buckle RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
Roman silver coin - needs cooking to reveal detail 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross hlaf penny

1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing

1907 Edward VII milled silver sixpence 2ndC Roman fibular brooch
18thC Royal Artillery button 18thC Royal Artillery button

Large Rose Ryal gold coin weight of James 1st 3rd coinage

1619-25 AD

C600 -775 Saxon silver sceat - sent for recording and ID to EMC

1.14g,11.98mm

Many thanks for this very helpful information about the find, which is EMC 2019.0125.
This is Series E Primary Phase, VICO variety 1, with reverse oriented as in the attached adjusted image.
Best wishes,
Martin

2ndC Roman silver coin - sent for ID

2.88g,17.41mm

Very nice – I’m sure I don’t need to tell you this is Domitian since the name is so clearly readable on the obverse. He was Vespasian’s younger son and the last of Suetonius’ “12 Caesars”, that’s Gaius Julius through the Flavian dynasty, ~ the end of the 1st century AD. He also came to be hated and feared nearly on a level with folks like Caligula and Nero due to his increasing paranoia and reactionary policies.

Domitian, (81-96) as Caesar under Vespasian, 69-79 AD. AR denarius, Mint of Rome, 79 AD.
Obv:  (legend CCW.) CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI laureate head of Domitian, Caesar, right
Rx: PRINCEPS IVVENTVTI Salus standing facing, head right, resting on short column and feeding from patera a serpent she holds in her arms.
RIC II 1084, RSC 384
My advice is to be careful not to overclean this piece – a little thinning of the deposits would help, but you’ll ruin this moderately valuable piece if you try to make it “shiny”.
Mark


1582-4 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny A mint mark

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR R ***

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1582 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat

1299-1300 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - pot hooked N - Class 9b1

Obv EDWR ***

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1944 George VI milled silver florin 924 pence)

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv ******NGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross penny - Class 7 -8

Rev +WILL*M.ON.CANT - Moneyer Willem of Canterbury mint

1602 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half pence - 2 mint mark
1554 Mary hammered silver groat Scottish 1625 Charles 1st hammered silver twenty pence

1762 George III milled silver three pence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1851 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1877 Victoria milled silver sixpence

4thC Roman bronze - sent for ID

I’m not saying yours is an exact match, but since the legends on it are all pfft (except for …VS… at top of reverse, so the legend here is VIRTVS AVG and the galley seems to be sailing right rather than left – they go both ways) and we won’t be able to read the mintmark (if it ever had one), this is the description for my piece:
Allectus, 293-296 AD.  Æ "quinarius" (or half-antoninianus)
19mm, 2.33gm, die axis: 195º - Mint of Clausentum / Camulodunum (?)
Obv: IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG radiate and cuirassed bust of Allectus right.
Rx: VIRTVS AVG galley sailing left with mast and rigging, 5 oars, 7 rowers, and steersman standing at helm, steering-oar aft, no waves; in ex: QC.
RIC V, ii 128, SR 13874, VM 11.
Mark

I failed to mention – but I assume you already know – that Allectus was the heir to Carausius’ British Roman Empire. Only he wasn’t quite as sharp as his predecessor and so lasted only a relatively short time before the “regular” Romans disposed of him and the incipient “Empire”. Basically, it has a strong British connection which might be completely lost on or perhaps not immediately apparent to the finder if (s)he is from elsewhere than the Happy Isles.
Mark

19thC livery button 15thC lead token 19thC livery button 15thC lead token
1500-1650 bucklw 1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing

Crusty Roman silver sent for ID

2.70g ,18.24mm

I won’t be able to tell you much about a piece at this level of legibility. As far as I can tell from what the outline of the portrait seems to be, it’s probably/possibly Antoninus Pius. No guarantee that’s correct and without more detail there’s really nothing I can add about the reverse, etc.
Mark

 

1830 George IV 'King of Great Britain' medallion

Crowned July 19th 1821

Commemorative Memorial Medal for George IV.

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny
19thC 69th Regiment of foot button 18thC crotal bell Victorian button
Medieval lead coin weight Medieval French jetton

1762 George III milled gold qtr guinea love token

2.07g,15.35

450 million year old fossil

Sea Urchin Echinoid

Roman mount 20thC Corporation button
Medieval lead weight 1582 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
1733 George II milled silver penny
Georgian monogrammed button

c1816-1845 ​55th Regiment of foot button

Raised 55 on chequered background within incised wreath on octagon.

​Known as the 55th Regt of Foot from 1757-1782, then Westmoreland between 1782-1881.

17thC William Hubert of Harwich Essex hammered copper trade farthing

 

Georgian spur

Victoria trade weight - 1/2 oz

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

Obv +RICARDxREXxANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Not sure of this type yet - similar to 50 BC Maldon Wheel type sent for recording and ID from PAS

1.35g,13.66mm

1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat 1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat
1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - Martlett mint mark 1817 George III milled silver sixpence
1816 George III milled silver sixpence 1867 Victoria milled silver shilling

Georgian name tag

2ndC Roman Zoomorphic enamelled brooch - bird type

1575 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence 14thC British coin weight - gold noble
1603 -4 James 1st hammered silver penny

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided longcross farthing

Rev /ARD/- Moneyer Richard of Canterbury mint

Victorian silver mount 1500-1700 buckle

Unrecorded 18thC

'Light Horse Volunteers' button

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided longcross halfpenny

1335-1343 Edward III hammered silver half penny- Star marked coinage

Obv EDWAR*****

Rev AS/*L - London mint

Victorian silver edge trim - marked 925 silver

1846 Victoria milled silver sixpence 1935 George V milled silver sixpence
15thC lead token 16thC Tudor button

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided longcross half penny- Class IIA-IIIb

Rev LVC/ASO/NNO/RbA - MoNEYER Lvcas of Nothampton mint

Medieval strap end

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDW ***ANGL D** hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Medieval knife pommel

1652, 8 Maravedis revalidated with VIII counterstamp on 8 Maravedis of 1625 of uncertain mint, Felipe IV (1621-1665) of Spain 15thC open topped thimble
19thC livery button

Unknown 18thC Royal Navy button

MS either side of anchor

1199 John hammered silver short cross penny Class 4 to 5b

Obv hENRICVS REX

Rev + FVLkE.ON.LVNDI - Moneyer Fvlke of London mint

17thC William III milled silver shilling 15thC open topped thimble
2ndC Roman fibular brooch 1500 BC Bronze Age flat axe head

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - quadrefoil with pellet at centre of reverse cross- York mint

Obv ****DVS R

1816 George III milled silver sixpence
1604-5 James 1st hammered silver half groat - Lis mint mark 1582-4 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - A mint mark
1845 Victoria milled silver sixpence 15thC Venetian hammered silver soldino
Georgian horse harness bell 1500-1650 buckle

1353 - May 1355 Edward III hammered silver groat - Pre Treaty - No lis above crown - annnulat stops

Obv ***DVS o REX o AIIGL ** FRANCI

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence - Cross Crosslet mint mark 1500-1700 mount

1859-1923

London, Chatham and Dover railway button

2ndC Roman silver coin - hoard addendum reported to museum

2.16g,17.34mm

16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat 1846 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1846 London, Brighton and South coast railway button 1500-1700 mount 18thC Royal Navy silver mount
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing Britain's Merchant Navy
Generic Design Issue
In use 1900 's onwards
16thC Tudor button

1369-1377 Edward 1st hammered silver penny -Post Treaty

Obv ED****ANGLIE

Rev CIVI/TAS ****

1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny - Class 5b-7b

Obv ** VS REX

Rev ND+ILG - Moneyer Ilger of London mint

Georgain 12 pence coin weight

Obv D XII

Rev D XII

A Medieval (1250-1450) sheet copper alloy domed sexfoil belt mount 17thC crotal bell 1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv + EDWRD ANGL DN***

Rev VILL/BRI/STO/LIE- Bristol mint

16thC Tudor button Medieval lead coin weight

Surry militia (3rd Pattern)

Description: 'SURRY' written around crown on buckled eight pointed star ​ Category: English Infantry Militia​​; ​

Type of button: ​Flat ; ​

Metal: Copper Alloy.; Backmark ;

​Date: c1790-1801 ​

Notes:  The Surrey Militia (also spelt Surry) were reformed in 1763 before gaining the Royal Title in 1801.

Medieval lead coin weight

1344-51 Edward III hammered silver half penny - Florin coinage - Type 7

Obv +EDWARDVS REX

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1864 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1817 George III milled silver shilling 1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jetton

Loyal Colchester Volunteers​

Unrecorded version

First raised in 1797 and stood down in 1801. Re-raised in 1803 as a much larger affair, they opted to become Local Militia and became the 3rd Essex LM in 1809 (see ref 132).

1344 -1351 Edward III hammered silver penny - Florin type in Class 15

Obv +EDWAR R ANGLE DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

Celtic gold qtr stater - not certain of tribe yet- send for recording and ID

1.38g, 13.42mm

50 BC Clacton Dragon type

Rev Traces of 'three men in a boat' design

Obv Central bar with appendages forming 'dragonesque' motif

Great find, it's a new reverse variant of the British F 'Dragon' type, ABC 2353 for an earlier version with open-mouthed beast clearly visible and DK 422 for a later, jumbled variant; all the known examples are from the same obverse die, here seen quite worn.

As with the Maldon quarter I'll send a CCI number as soon as I've finished the Iceni silvers.

All the best

John

Stunning silver mounted Georgian intaglio

4thC Roman silver coin - looks like a siliqua of Gratian, 367-383 AD - sent for ID

The reverse type is VRBS ROMA with Roma enthroned left holding Victory.

0.93g, 15.36mm

Post medieval pendant 1500-1700 mount 19thC button filled with lead
Neat 1820 USA navy cuff button

Great find Unrecorded 103rd Regiment of foot button

Royal Genadiers button ?

15thC lead token Georgian button 19thC livery button 19thC livery button
1851 Victoria milled silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1820 George III milled silver sixpence 1594-6 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half gorat - Woolpack mint mark
1919 George V milled silver three pence 1913 Italian Vittorio Emanuel III 1 Lyre silver coin

41st Regiment of foot button

The 41st Regt of Foot were the 41st Regt of Invalids from 1751-1787, the 41st Regt of Foot 1787-1831,then became the Welch Regt of Infantry from 1831-38, the 41st Welch Regt 1838-52, The Welch 1852-62 and the 41st Welsh Regt of Foot 1862-81 .

18thC Royal Artillery button 18thC Royal Artillery button

Unrecorded

Rare find 19thC Harwich Loyal Volunteers army button

Napoleonic period

RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
18thC Royal Artillery button
Rn Capt/Commander 1843 19thC livery button 1834 William IV milled silver one and a half pence
20thC key fob badge

Victoria jubillee button

20th June 1887

1940 Irish copper one penny

Romano-British protected loop terret

'Protected loop terrets are usually considered to be Roman and dating to the late first and second centuries AD'

1876 German milled silver 50 penning coin WWII Royal Marines button 15thC lead token
1839 Victoria milled silver four pence 15thC lead token 19thC livery button

17thC gilded mount c10thC Saxon cheek harness piece
16thC Elizabeth hammered silver half groat

East Essex Militia (2nd Pattern)

E over EX within French scroll with dot at top join.

c1780-c1790

The East Essex Militia were formed in 1759 and became the Essex Rifles Militia in 1853 during this period they had five styles of known button of which this is the second

1679 Charles II milled silver penny

 
1643-4 Charles 1st hammered silver penny- Bunch of grapes mint mark Georgian watch winder  
1893 Victoria milled silver six pence 1727 George 1st milled silver six pence - love token
1817 George III milled silver six pence

Love & Lamented Crowned July 1821 - George IV King of Great Britain

Born 12 th Aug 1762

Died 26th June 1830

15thC lead token 17thC lead token 1554 Mary hammered silver groat

1763 Continental milled silver bullion coin

Allemagne, Schleswig-Holstein, Christian VII, 2 sechsling (1 shilling) Norway.

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

18thC Royal Artillery button 15thC lead token 18thC Navy button Medieval buckle
Medieval mount

​An officers example to the 63rd , known as the 63rd Regt of Foot 1758-1782 and then West Suffolk 1782-1881.

63 incised within eight pointed star.

17thC lead token
Post medieval Russian lead bale seal

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR- Canterbury mint

1844 Victoria milled silver four pence 1845 Victoria milled silver sixpence
WWII Royal Marines button Georgian mount 20thC Essex Yeomanry cap badge 15thC lead token
17thC lead token 16thC Tudor clothing fastener 17thC Charles II silver button - reported as treasure to museum
1696 William III milled silver sixpence

Post 1773 pennweights and grain coin weight

Obv PG 5 8

Gold Guinea weight

Taco'd 1199 John hammered silver short cross penny - Class 5

Rev +RICARD.ON.LVND - Moneyer Ricard of London mint

Post medieval Russian lead bale seal
19thC Livery button Victorian Rifle Regiment button 1848 Victoria milled silver four pence
Medieval mount Early medieval mount
Post medeival mount 1500-1700 buckle WWI Irish 7th Regiment button
Livery or Army button ? Georgian watch winder 1573 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
1816 George III milled silver sixpence Georgian trade weight 1500-1700 mount
Medieval harness hanger 15thC lead token 17thC button
Post medieval gilded hanger

Georgian 20 shilling coin weight

Obv S 27

Early medieval hooked hanger

 
18thC toy cannon 1500-1700 buckle  
1885 Victoria milled silver sixpence 1844 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1605 James 1st hammered silver sixpence - Rose mint mark 1816 George III milled silver sixpence
2ndC Roman fibular brooch 1825 George IV milled silver shilling
Unknown Army button ? Essex swords in shield RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
16thC Tudor button 1800 - 89th Regiment of foot button
1500-1700 mount 2ndC Roman silver coin - need cooking to remove crust

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Class 1 - composite S

Obv +EDWR' ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGLE DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/** DVR - Durham mint

1842 Victoria milled silver four pence 4thC Roman bronze coin

Georgian silver engraved knife

16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence 1500-1700 pendant
Victorian - 'The property of the City of Birmingham Gas Department' 1844 Victroia milled silver four pence
1413-22 Henry V hammered silver half penny - broken annulets by crown - Class 5 1915 George V milled silver florin (24 pence)
17thC William III milled silver sixpence 19thC livery button  
 
1696 William III milled silver sixpence Georgian buckle  
1554 Mary hammered silver groat

1610-11 Irish James 1st hammered silver sixpence - Bell mint mark

Obv JACOBUS D.G. ANG SCO FRA ET HIB REX

Rev TUEATUR UNITA DEUS

Post medieval lead bale seal 1500-1650 buckle Georgian silver thimble

Romano/British socketed hanger ?

16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver threepence 1849 Victoria milled silver four pence

Huge glass item ?

18thC toy cannon 1561 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny

Roman vessel handle mount

1891 Victoria milled silver shilling (12 pence) Post medieval lead bale seal
1500-1700 mount 1500-1700 gilded mount
1824 George IV milled silver shillings 1558-60 Elizabeth 1st hammmered silver three pence - Lis mint mark
1587 - 1589 Elizabeth 1st hammmered silver half groat- Crescent mint amrk 19thC Victoria milled silver sixpence

1 Ecu d'Or 1494-1547 France Ecu d'Or au Soleil, François Ier à la Croisette

Obverse legend : (SOLEIL) FRANCISCVS: D: GRA: FRANCOVM REX. (MM). (TRÈFLE).

Obverse description : Écu de France couronné ; lettre d'atelier à la pointe de l'écu.

Obverse translation : (François, par la grâce de Dieu, roi des Francs).


Reverse

Reverse legend : + XPS VINCIT. XPS. REGNAT. XPS IMPERAT (MM) (TRÈFLE).

Reverse description : Croix plaine alésée dans un double polylobe tréflé (11 lobes).

Reverse translation : (Le Christ vainc, le Christ règne, le Christ commande).

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGLE DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

16thC Tudor button  
1603 James 1st hammered silver penny Britain's Merchant Navy
Generic Design Issue
In use 1900 's onwards
Victorian Royal Artillery button

Georgian copper domino Georgian pendant
15thC lead token

Royal Artillery Royal Artillery Regiment Old Comrades Association OCA Lapel Badge

1883 Victoria milled sixpence
1601-2 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny 1811 George III silver shield mount - London eesay mark, date letter Q
   
17thC lead token 17thC Charles II silver button -reported to museum as treasure

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross halfpenny

Rev NIC/OLE - Moneyer Nicole

1427-1430 Henry VI hammered silver penny - Rosette - Mascle issue - star by left crown

Obv +hENRICVS REX ANGLIE

Rev CIVI/**

Medieval hammered silver penny

Castle Gold foil siser

W&A Gilbey

Obverse

Chess piece below wording.

Lettering:
CASTLE
GOLD
FOIL
SAUMUR
W & A GILBEY

Reverse

Chess piece below wording.

Lettering:
CASTLE
GOLD
FOIL
SAUMUR
W & A GILBEY

W & A Gilbey was founded in 1857 in London by brothers Walter and Alfred. Initially, they sold South African wines (As a British colony, these were subject to lower import duties than European wines), but later branched out into spirits and European wines

 

Victorian locket Unknown military button Victorian artillery button
15thC casket key

1641-3 Charles 1st hammered silver penny - mintmark 2 dots

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat 1816 George III milled silver sixpence
Georgian watch winders 16thC Tudor button 1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
1923 George V milled silver florin (24 pence) Huge Georgian harness pendant
15th lead token Medieval lead token

Unrecorded 5th Dragoon guards button

Description: ​​​Crowned Hannover Horse over V D.G with VESTIGIA NULLA RETRORSUM around. Category:​​ Dragoons​ ​

Type of button: Slightly Convex​​; ​

Metal: Copper Alloy, silver gilded. Backmark: ​​;

Date: ​c1780-1796

Crimera war period

The 5th Dragoons became Princess Charlotte of Wales's Dragoon Guards in 1804.

Medieval tiny knife/implement handle

19thC hunting button 1500-1700 mount 18thC bayonet frog
1768 Dutch Zeelandia duit copper coin Local builders merchants- Kent and Blaxil copper company name plate

Primary Saxon silver sceat 600- 700 AD - sent to Fitzwilliam museum for recording and ID

11.66mm,1.18g

Series B II (Type 27b) as EMC 2019.0155.

Primary Saxon silver sceat 600- 700 AD - sent to Fitzwilliam museum for recording and ID

12.58mm,1.17g

(EMC 2019.0156) is Series E, Plumed Bird variety

4thC Roman bronze coin sent for ID

Constantine I, Æ centenionalis. Mint of Trier, 322 AD
Obv: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG cuirassed bust of Constantine I right wearing crested helmet
Rx: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS (concentric); VO/TIS/XX in three lines on altar surmounted by the orbis terrarrum and three stars // STR pellet
RIC VII Trier 341
Not too badly degraded and chipped in comparison with a lot of the contemporary Æ’s you’re getting out of farmed soil.
I don’t seem to have a prepared photo of a similarly helmeted Constantine bust right – these were struck with a whole galaxy of different bust types as well as for Crispus and Constantine II, Caesar in several bust types and legend forms each. This type was struck only at the Westernmost of mints – London, Trier & Lugdunum.

Mark

1565 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence Victorian North Eastern Railways button

18thC - 28th regiment of foot - not in my ref books

Crown above 28

15thC lead token 1500-1700 mount  
18thC Royal artillery button Interesting Army button Crown above Tudor Rose ? THE 23RD REGIMENT OF FOOT c 1800 / After 1881 :- The Royal Welsh Fusiliers  

What a rare relic - 17thC clothing fastener with the 1649 Commonwealth double shield design

1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing- new issue with inner circles both sides - oval flan - Type 28f

Obv EDWARDVS REX **

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Medieval strap end

Medieval seal matrix - cleaning in order to take a wax impression

 

By my count on the database there are 4 boars' heads coouped with legend CREDE MICHI, 2 with PRIVE/PREVE SV, 1 LEGE TEGE and 1 "IE SV CEI IEL" [which must be IE SV SEL LEL] -- if you orient it so that the head is exactly horizontal, you'll see the "New Readers start here" star exactly at 12 o'clock where it should be, and then one of the few letters I can make out is the prominent V -- exactly where it should be for PRIVE/PREVE  and I think I can see the following SV ... BUT! the lettering seems to continue, so if it is PRIVE SV or PREVE SV, there must be another word or two after that, e.g. E LEL (and loyal/faithful) which I think does sometimes occur as an extension of the simple PRIVE SV -- I'm not saying yours DOES say E LEL -- merely quoting that as an example!

Malcolm

1413-22 Henry V hammered silver half penny - Type 8 annulets by crown

Obv HENRIC REX***

20thC badge THE 23RD REGIMENT OF FOOT c 1800 / After 1881 :- The Royal Welsh Fusiliers
17thC hammered copper trade farthing 18THc Royal Artillery button

Georgian Royal Engineers button

Crown GR

Leaf toy cow 1946 George VI milled silver sixpence

Mid 4thC Roman bronze coin - sent for ID

it’s almost certainly Victory walking left, and I can read: REIPVBLICAE” on the right side of the reverse, so there are two types it might possibly be, a Valens centenionalis or Arcadius half-centenionalis.
It seems as though, from the obverse legend, it’s likely to be Valens (364-378). The mintmark is either off-flan or completely illegible.

 

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15thC lead token 18thC crotal bell 1907 Edward VII milled silver sixpence
1921 George V milled silver sixpence 1933 George V milled silver sixpence
1500-1700 mount 18thC clog fastener Medieval barrel spout
Mid 4thC Barbarous radiate Roamn bronze coin WWII Auxillery Territorial Service Corp cap badge

1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered gold half pound coin - (10 shillings, 120 pence)

28.8mm,5.11g

78gn

Spink ref S2520

1982 gold ring - London mark- Crown 0.375 9 carat mark - date letter H

0.98g,23.8mm

Anglo Saxon cruiform brooch - missing lobes

RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
Roman bronze mount

1634-5 Charles 1st hammered silver sixpence - bell mint mint

1624 Charles 1st hammered silver penny

189-1890 Bovril token

Farthing token Bovril London & Paris coin

Bovril 50 times more nourishing than meat extract

 

 

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Rev hEN/RIO - Moneyer Henri

Georgian silver thimble  

 

Medieval book clasp

 

17thC sword belt fitting 15thC open topped thimble
1824 George IV milled silver sixpence 1500-1700 mount 1500-1700 mount

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Rev RIC/ARD/ONL/VND -Moneyer Ricard of London mont

1501-1521 Leonardo Lauredan, Doge

Rev: LAVS TIBI SOLI (Thee Alone be Praised). Haloed figure of Christ holding a cross.

Obv: LE LAV DVX S M V (Leonardo Lauredan, Doge. St Mark of Venice.) Doge kneeling before Saint Mark.

Victorian decorative silver trim

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv HENRICVS REX

Rev ONL/VND- London mint

16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny

850 BC bronze age socketed axe head

50 BC Uninscribed 'P' gold - 'Trophy' Type - 1/4 Celtic gold coin - 1.35g, 11.31mm - sent to CCI for recording

Beaded trophy quater, ABC 2243, BMC 435, not in VA.  Extremely rare, 10 others known.  An interesting Essex type because of its Kentish associations (derived from the Kentish trophy issue but a separate type), it may have been struck by an otherwise unknown offshoot of the Cantii.

1762 George III milled gold half guinea - love token

2.08g,15.44mm

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv + EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - Cross Crosslet mint mark
Georgian trade weight   1639-40 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat - triangle mint mark

1614-25 James 1st hammered copper farthing

General type Obv. IACO D G MAG BR (IT)

Rev. FRA ET HIB REX

Victoria silver trim 15thC lead token
Scottish 1249 Alexander III hammered silver penny 1485 Henry VII hammered silver half groat- double arched crown- long cross crozier
1706 Anne milled silver sixpence 1914 George V milled silver half crown - 30 pence
1929 George V milled silver sixpence

1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing- new issue with inner circles both sides - oval flan

Rev CIVI/**

1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing- new issue with inner circles both sides - oval flan - Type 28d - unbarred A

Obv ** REZ A +

Rev ON/DON - London mint mint

 

Early 1660 -2 Charles II milled silver half groat - this legend CAROLVS.II.D.G

 

Mint condition Georgian monogrammed thimble 20thC plated dachshund badge
WWII Hurrican lead toy plane 1931 George V milled silver sixpence
1937 George VI milled silver sixpence 1946 George VI milled silver sixpence
1939 George VI milled silver florin (24 pence) 1933 George V milled silver florin (24 pence)
1920 George V milled silver florin (24 pence) 1928 George V milled silver sixpence
1930 George V milled silver sixpence 1935 George V milled silver sixpence
1922 George V milled silver sixpence 1923 George V milled silver florin (24 pence)
1895 Victoria milled silver sixpence 1928 George V milled silver sixpence
1936 George V milled silver shilling (12 pemce) 1838 Victoria milled silver four pence
1938 George VI milled silver shilling (12 pemce) 1917 George V milled silver shilling (12 pemce)
1921 George V milled silver florin (24 pence) 1935 George V milled silver florin (24 pence)

Victorian 1st West India Regiment ? 15thC lead token Sterling silver jewelry item
1939 George VI milled silver sixpence 1821 George IV milled silver sixpence
1946 George VI milled silver sixpence 18thC Royal Navy silver button 18thX Royal Artillery button

4th Roman bronze barbarous radiate - sent for ID

Official-issue Gallic Empire antoniniani. Basically, I think it’s likely to be an official issue, not a contemporary copy (or “barbarous” if you prefer.)
It’s in pretty tough shape, but you’re aware of that. I’m sure it’s one of the Tetrici from the “…ETR…” legible from about 10:00-12:00 obverse. One reference tells me that I should only expect to see this reverse type “LAETITIA AVG(G? or N?)” on coins of Tetricus I, always shown mature and bearded. Another says the clean-shaven Tetricus II is also known to have used Laetitia. It is a bit difficult to tell, being off-center to the south, whether the portrait is bearded or not. If it proved on further cleaning to be a clean-faced youth, then it’s going to be Tetricus II.

Mark

18thC bayonet frog Georgian spur buckle 1500-1700 mount
17thC livery button Georgian copper finial 1839 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1936 George V milled silver sixpence 1943 George VI milled silver sixpence

Scottish 1249 Alexander III hammered silver penny - Class 3

Obv ALEXANDER REX

1937 George V milled silver shilling (12 pemce)
18thC crotal bell 1908 Edward VII milled silver sixpence
1279 Edward 1st hammered silver long cross penny 1936 George V milled silver sixpence
1921 George V milled silver sixpence 18thC bayonet frog
1943 George VI milled silver sixpence Victoria milled silver sixpence
17thC clothing fastener Unusual button with two towers 19th C livery button 18thC Royal Artillery button

Medieval mount

Georgian lead tobacco jar lid handle 1920's Girl Guides button 1924 George V milled silver sixpence

Animal headed medieval dish handle

18thC Royal artillery buttons

1500-1700 mount

61st Regiment of foot button

The 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, created in 1758 and amalgamated into The Gloucestershire Regiment in 1881.

1929 French Lebanon 10 Piastres silver coin
1942 George VI milled silver half crown (30 pence) Very large 1901 to 1952 Royal Navy button  
1838 Victoria milled silver sixpence 15thC Lion seated type hexagonal coin weight - struck in Burgundy by Philip the Good (1419-67)
1936 George V milled silver sixpence Georgian watch winders

Early medieval gilded hooked mount c10thC Saxon harness cheek piece fragment

Medieval bronze beehive thimble

1704 Anne milled silver sixpence- love token 1624 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat

Very unusual decorated Georgian clay pipe stem with makers mark

'EDWARD.ST STEDN'

 
16thC Tudor button   Huge East India company lead seal

1501-1521 Leonardo Lauredan, Doge

Rev: LAVS TIBI SOLI (Thee Alone be Praised). Haloed figure of Christ holding a cross.

Obv: LE LAV DVX S M V (Leonardo Lauredan, Doge. St Mark of Venice.) Doge kneeling before Saint Mark.

 

20thC gold locket back - 9 carat Maker W&MS

1344 -1351 Edward III hammered silver florin penny

Obv +EDWAR R AMGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

 

Medieval enamelled harness pendant - red and blue enamel remains
2ndC Roman silver coin - Fourier 1859 Switzerland billion silver coin

Roman buckle with hand grips

THE 23RD REGIMENT OF FOOT c 1800 / After 1881 :- The Royal Welsh Fusiliers

9thC 3rd Essex Militaria button

The 3rd Essex Local Militia were formed in 1809 having opted to become Local Militia having previously served as the Loyal Colchester Volunteers​​​ this is the first of two types known to this unit.

Coldstream Guards

Officer - 1800-1820

Georgian bell weight
1909 Edward VII milled silver half crown - 36 pence Georgian bell weight
Medieval hammered silver long cross half penny Georgian intaglio

Medieval gold ring fragment - reported as streasure to museum

1.65g

Medieval badges Ref Mitchiner p244 939 - 941

 

'A badge for a Knight of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in bronze and dating somewhere around C13/14th possibly very slightly later . This is a very scarce item and it relates to The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem being a Catholic chivalric order of Knighthood that traces its roots to Godfrey of Bouillon, principal leader of the First Crusade. According to reliable sources in the Vatican and Jerusalem, it began in historical reality as a mixed clerical and lay confraternity (association) of pilgrims which gradually grew around the most central of the Christian holy places in the Middle East, the Holy Sepulchre or the tomb of Jesus Christ.This would have been a pin for a member of the order , there is a mark on the reverse where the original pin would have been fixed '

 

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev WIL-Moneyer Willem

Unmarked 20thC silver finger 20thC GMB union lapel badge 20thC Mann's brewery promotional lapel badge
Huge Medieval beehive thimble

1280- 82 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Class 3 - Egg wasted S

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Saxon gilded pendant - circule design

16thC Regiment of foot

O/R's - 1855-1881

1820 silver name tag - George III duty paid London mint

 

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Very rare 1638 Charles 1st hammered silver half penny- Aberystwyth mint - no legend

Obv Rose

Rev Plume

1413-22 Henry V hammered silver penny - annulet by crown- Durham mint Medieval 3.8 oz- 1/4 pound lead trade weight, 43mm dia

 

1640's English Civil War iron cannon ball

553g,1lb 5oz, 2 inch dia

 

1855-1881

THE 64th REGIMENT OF FOOT

 

2nd C Roman disc brooch

Remarkable, huge relic to be found in one piece - 1stC BC to AD Romano/British decorated bronze ring - possible strap divider

76mm dia (3 inch), 8mm thick.

Viking bronze key

17thC clothing fastener with Lion design 1640's Civil War lead gunpowder measure and cap

1603 James 1st Rose Ryal gold coin weight – 2nd coinage – Obv Crown XXX- 30 shillings

1703 Anne milled silver sixpence
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

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