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1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny Class 9a mintmark Cross Moline

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVITAS DVR/ENE - Durham mint

1795 George III milled silver penny
Classic Saxon circle design on a coin weight - Romans used this design as well - needs more research as not in my ref books

Medieval bronze beehive thimble

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny Class 10cf3 mintmark Cross Moline

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVITAS DVR/EME - Durham mint

1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat
Medieval long cross hammered silver penny
1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny
16thc Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
Victorian 2oz trade weight - Crown VR mark
Silver snake head - not sure it has much age but will be reported as potential treasure to Colchester FLO

1351 - 52 Edward III hammered silver penny - Cross 3 Series C

Rev CIVITAS EBO/RACI - York mint

3rd C Roman bronze

Easy one, this is either an official issue, or a somewhat-better-than-average contemporary copy (of the sort referred to in a rather arch and pejoritive manner by our Victorian forbears in the numismatic field as "Barbarous Radiates") of a Tetricus I AE antoninianus.  The reverse type of PAX AVG has Pax standing left holding an olive-branch and transverse scepter.  The obverse legend is somewhat unclear, but would probably be IMP C TETRICVS PF AVG or something very similar.
 
 
and also with:
 
Here you can see how broad the range of style is within these issues and types - some of the ones "on the edge" are just a judgement call as to whether they're to be called copies or official - with some, there is no doubt that they're unofficial. 
 
If official, the mint would likely be Cologne or Vienne (Gaul, not Vienna / Vindabona), 272-3 A.D. and be at least very similar to SR11243.  If a contemporary copy, it would date to the same basic time-frame, possibly plus a year or two (up to around 274 and Tetricus' capitulation to Aurelian) but the mint-site, of course, would be unknown.
 
Mark
 

 

19thC George III milled silver sixpence

1856-1860 Livery button

'FORTITER IN BE'

FIRMIN & SONS 153 Strand & 13 Conduit St

16thC Tudor clothing fastener
Medival bronze casket key fragment
18thC George III spade guinea gaming token
17thC clothing fastener
Post medieval lead cloth seal
Roman 'Delos' buckle frame
1413 AD Henry V hammered silver penny
Looks like a Medieval spur fragment but needs more research

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRA ET HIBER REX

Interesting Rose farthing as Obv legend is unlisted

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRAN ET HIB REX OV ??

 
16thc Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat (9)
 

70BC Morini 'boat tree' Celtic gold qtr stater

11.07mm, 1.48g

Thanks for this, what a good start to the season!

I think it's still stars - it would be nice to think that it's an
inscription but I'm afraid I'm not convinced. Sometimes the stars are a
little elongated so it can give the impression of letters, but I'll need
a bit more convincing yet. Anyway it's a very fine coin, good to see so
much detail on both sides.

This'll be CCI 08.9087.

 

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny class 9c

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVITAS CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - type 3d inital

mark cross potent Rev aBR/ISTO/LLIE - Bristol mint

1199 King John voided short cross class 5c

Moneyer Willelem London

1649 Commonwealth hammered silver half groat (2 pence)

Decorated hawking whistle - not in the ref books, needs more research
1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny fragment

1344 - 51 Edward III hammered silver penny - Florin type Rev EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB

Obv CIVITAS LON/DON - London mint

1819 George III milled silver shilling
1835 William IIII milled silver sixpence
Huge lead Georgian carriage crest
Victorian 2oz trade weight - Cown VR mark
14thC hammered silver penny
Medieval seal matrix
Copper alloy dice - needs research to date it

Roman minimus coin sent for ID

well, I'm afraid I can't make any sense out of the dominant design element.  This one I was fairly certian was unofficial, and the reverse tends to reinforce this opinion.  The reverses were cruder, in general, than the obverses, and not unlike the Celtic coins of an earlier century, the types tended to break down to salient design elements which suggested the reverses of official coins - the looping left arm of Spes hitching her skirt, the outstretched right arm with olive-branch of Pax, etc.  what remains here is surely supposed to suggest a common reverse subject, but which one, I just can't say. 

 

Mark

 

3rdC Roman bronze sent for ID

reverse appears to be Fortuna (as on your Hadrian denarius), but standing left with her left hand on the handle of a rudder.  This is a little unusual, since it's usually her right that rests on the rudder.  At any rate, this leaves us right out of saying it's from the Constantinian age - Fortuna was not on the short list of formulaic reverse subjects used in the 4th century - so it must be a 3rd century product.  I would guess that it is official, from the quality of the engraving, but I'm still uncertain about who's on the obverse - call it "latter half of the 3rd century, probably an official antoninianus of an uncertain ruler" and that would be about as close as I can get it.

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny (16)
1770 George 1/4 gold guinea 5 shillings and 3 pence coin weight
15thC lead long cross token

RN Master - 1807-1825
RN Ass't Master - 1807-1825
RN Volunteer Gr.II - 1824-1825
In use 1807 - 1825


Note: Anchors below stock

Post medieval shield mount
1808 Louis Napoleon, King of Holland - Netherlands East Indies 1/16th of a Guilder
1696 William III milled silver sixpence - love token
17thC circular mount with 2 integral lugs
Medieval lead gaming piece
1922 George V milled silver sixpence

1st/2ndC Roman bronze sent for ID

Now, I'm guessing at the size and weight based on your fingers in the picture - some metrology might be helpful - this is approximately 27-30mm diameter - or the coin originally was that size before all the edge-chipping occurred.  We have a bit of legend at 10:30 obverse, - unfortunately it's a rather less than revelatory 'AVG', but knowing that AVG appears in the obverse legend at or near the mid-point might be very important in the deductive process.  Next, we have the standing deity or personification on the reverse, but more importantly, we have the fairly unusual occurrence of a legend written horizontally across the fields.

From the portrait, My first guess was Hadrian, but I found no across-the-field reverse legends for him which fit with the relatively few of his obverse legends having AVG in the middle.

Antoninus Pius, however, has a sestertius with obverse legend ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P and PAX - AVG (a plausible reading of your coin's field-legend) across the reverse field - COS III S - C - Pax standing left, setting fire to a heap of arms and holding a cornucopia.  Unfortunate there is so little design left to show the heap of arms, this is a rather ambitious coin-reverse.  Your coin seems a bit skimpy for a sestertius, and without measurements,  was initially tempted to say it's an As - however, no As with this type is known for Antoninus. Of course, I suppose that a coin that started out on the smaller side and then was mumbled about in the field by plows, etc, resulting in several visible generations of edge chipping could easily be reduced to this size.

So, my best guess is Antoninus Pius, Mint of Rome, 147 A.D. Brass sestertius. PAX AVG COS IIII SC - RIC III 777, SR 4201.

 

1st/2ndC Roman bronze 147 AD

Now, I'm guessing at the size and weight based on your fingers in the picture - some metrology might be helpful - this is approximately 27-30mm diameter - or the coin originally was that size before all the edge-chipping occurred.  We have a bit of legend at 10:30 obverse, - unfortunately it's a rather less than revelatory 'AVG', but knowing that AVG appears in the obverse legend at or near the mid-point might be very important in the deductive process.  Next, we have the standing deity or personification on the reverse, but more importantly, we have the fairly unusual occurrence of a legend written horizontally across the fields.
From the portrait, My first guess was Hadrian, but I found no across-the-field reverse legends for him which fit with the relatively few of his obverse legends having AVG in the middle.
Antoninus Pius, however, has a sestertius with obverse legend ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P and PAX - AVG (a plausible reading of your coin's field-legend) across the reverse field - COS III S - C - Pax standing left, setting fire to a heap of arms and holding a cornucopia.  Unfortunate there is so little design left to show the heap of arms, this is a rather ambitious coin-reverse.  Your coin seems a bit skimpy for a sestertius, and without measurements,  was initially tempted to say it's an As - however, no As with this type is known for Antoninus. Of course, I suppose that a coin that started out on the smaller side and then was mumbled about in the field by plows, etc, resulting in several visible generations of edge chipping could easily be reduced to this size.
So, my best guess is Antoninus Pius, Mint of Rome, 147 A.D. Brass sestertius. PAX AVG COS IIII SC - RIC III 777, SR 4201.

 

Solid silver name brooch, hall marked 1905 'Ellen'
17thC button
Georgian mount
Georgian mount
Unusual 15th lead token - possible coin weight
15thC open top bronze thimble
Fragment of a Romano-Britsh protected loop terret.22.99g, 38.53mm W x 34.56mm H x 15.78 mm T
Hollow silver pin 0.98g, 35.61 L x 8.05 mm W Reported as potential treasure
Georgian cup bullion weight
18thC decorated clog fastener

1361 - 1369 Edward III hammered silver half groat - treaty period

 

Obv EDWARD REX ANGLIE DNS HIB

Rev CIVITAS LON/DON - Lodon mint

Medieval Madonna mount
Unlisted 5th Dragoon guards button - Crimea wars period
3rd C Roman 'Newstead' type lorica tie loop

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRA ET HIBER REX

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRA ET HIBER REX

Stunning Roman silver coin , 'cooked', cooked some more and still 'cooking' to remove 'horn' crust

1554 Mary hammered silver groat (18)
Tiny 1838 Victorian milled silver 2 pence
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
Really nice decorated Medival D buckle
Post medieval lead plumb bob
18thC nipple button

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRA ET HIBER REX

Curious piece as someone has hammered the edge flat

Medieval annular buckle
19thC livery button
17thC Commonwealth lead cloth seal
17th C Allen Gurney - AG crotal bell – Hull foundry
1550 -1650 buckle
15thC lead token
21st Regiment of Foot
( Royal N. British Fusiliers )
Officer - 1800-1855

1344 1351 Edward III hammered silver penny Florin type Class 15d Obv EDWAR R ANGL

Rev CIIVTAS CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

Crown RGB button
Roman armour buckle

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver sterling farthing type 28 0.27g, 11.51mm

Obv EDWARDVS REX

Rev CIVITAS LONDON - London mint

1554 Mary hammered silver groat (23)
1923 George V milled silver sixpence
It appears to be a lead map - could be Medieval
Huge circular mount or shield boss
Huge Roman bronze pot foot
Victorian Harness name plate mount TJLS Ltd
 
17thC hanging pendant
 
15thC lead long cross token
Georgian button
Georgian silver button
Georgian watch winder
16thC Tudor button
1st/2nd C Roman bronze coin

1718 George 1st gold half guinea - 4.14g, 21.35mm

Celtic bronze stater - possible Morini tribe sent to CCI for recording 0.42g, 9.11mm

1190 AD Richard 1st hammered silver penny Class 3

Moneyer GOLDWINE LONDON

1356 - 1361 AD Edward III Pre Treaty series G - Initial mark Cross 3 - annulet at centre of the group of 3 pellets in each qtr - annulet stops

Obv EDWARDVS REX REX ANGLI (F)

Rev CIVITAS LON/DON - London mint (25)

'Yes, it appears to be a Siliqua - VIRTVS ROMANORVM type - I'm not certain, but I think it's Gratian (370's AD) and probably from Trier'.

Wow -the reason you haven't seen any 4th century silver is that, quite simply, there is so little remaining.  The Romans were too broke by that time to be able to afford to use silver for money in the homeland.  All those copper coins you find are the equivalent of Pound notes or "Fivers" - a fiduciary currency whose stated value in trade is far above any intrinsic value it might have.  There was an attempt to restore dependable, circulating precious-metal coins which was fairly successful in the case of the gold solidus which replaced a scramble of differently sized and variously fine "Aureii" from the chaotic end of the 3rd century - and unsuccessful in the case of the Argenteus/Siliqua - the silver was sucked out of the Empire by overseas purchases and military spending, so the argenteus was quickly debased until it was also indistinguishable from AE.  The Siliqua became so popular, however, for buying-off the "barbarians" (who wouldn't take copper fiduciary currency as a bribe!) that it eventually stuck and by the middle of the 4th century, siliquae were actually circulating again at a fineness not seen since the time of Nero. (~.900 fine)  But it's the eternal fate of good-quality circulating precious metal coins to be the first into the pot when it's time for a re-coining for a different name, country or denomination, so the siliquae of the later 4th century are still pretty scarce.

A couple rulers, Constantius II, Valens, Valentinian, Julin II pumped-out so much silver in siliquae that theirs aren't quite so rare, but as I was told many years ago (and it's a bit of an underestimation rather than an exaggeration) "You'll handle 100 denarii for every siliqua you ever see."  It's the truth.
 

Mark

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - class 10cf3

obv ERWAR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS LOND/DON - London mint

1321 -43 Edward II hammered bronze jetton Class XV

Obv Bust Class 15 in circle :border pellets

Rev Long cross patonce, 4 pellet clusters in angle: border stars

Ref Mitchiner 135

1574 Elizabeth 1st hammmered silver half groat - double struck head
18thC solid silver button with Lion hallmark and markers initials

1377 -1399 Richard II hammered silver halfpenny - Type 1j

obv RICHARD:REX:ANGL

Rev CIVITAS LON/DON - London mint

0.46g, 13.90mm

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny 9b

obv EDWR R ANGL DNS HYB

Rev VILLA/BRI/STO/LIE - Bristol mint

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL ***

Rev CIVITAS LON/DON - London mint

1216 Henry III hammered silver shortcross penny fragment (31)
17thC mount with 2 integral lugs
17thC mount with 2 integral lugs
Medieval mount - single integral lug missing

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRA ET HIBER REX

1634 -36 Charles 1st Rose hammered copper farthing type 2

Obv CAEOLU D G MAG BRIT

Rev FRA ET HIBER REX

1845 French Louis Philipp milled silver 1/4 Franc
1790 Royal artillery 3 cannons button
Neat Lead bale seal with 19thC paddle steamer ship design
1834 William IIII milled silver sixpence
King John 1199 - 1216 hammered silver short cross half penny - Moneyer Iohan - Canterbury mint Class 5b
Medieval bronze Fluer di Lis mount with single integral lug
1625 Charles 1st hammered silver penny
Roman bronze pot fragment

1247 Henry III voided long cross hammered silver half penny

Moneyer Nicole

obv NIC(/OLE(/ONC(/ANT (34)

17thC mount with 3 integral lugs
1859 Victorian milled silver shilling ( 12 pence)
15thC lead token with casting spuces
17thC tunic toggle button
1649 Commonwealth hammered silver one pence
16thC mount with 2 integral lugs

1st/2nd C Roman bronze sent for ID ,20.45g, 32.29mm

This one can only be a sestertius - the big brass quarter-piece of the silver denarius - and most likely from the 2nd century AD.  There isn't much more I can tell you, however, with no readable legends (readable by me, at least - are there any fairly clear letters around 1:00-2:00 on the obverse?  It looks like there might be something there, but I can't be sure from your picture, even when I enhance the contrast.)
Working strictly from the silhouette, which appears to show a bun on the back of the head, it would seem likely to be one of the later Antonine wives - who mostly were portrayed with that sort of hairstyle - Faustina II, wife of Marcus Aurelius, Lucilla, wife of Lucius Verus, or Crispina, wife of Commodus - if it's one of these three, it dates to the 2nd half of the 2nd century.  If, however, that's not a bun, just a raised area of corrosion, and if I had to guess at a male silhouette, I'd say either Trajan or Antoninus Pius, putting it in the 1st half of the 2nd century.
I'm afraid there's not enough detail on the reverse for me to hazard a guess at the reverse type - the 2nd century was famous for the huge variety of its reverse types - even if I were sure of the ruler, there could be dozens - in some cases, hundreds - of possible reverses.
Mark

 

3rdC Roman bronze sent for ID, 1.28g, 15.95mm

It appears to be a posthumous commemorative antoninianus of Claudius II Gothicus.  He inherited the chaos at Gallienus' death.  A soldier-general under Gallienus, he did fairly well during his rule, considering what he had inherited, winning several crucial battles, but plague had been brought into Europe by the Goths whom he defeated at Naissus - he was among the Romans who contracted and subsequently died of the plague - after only 2 years of rule - in 270 AD. 
The "CONSECRATIO" series of posthumous commemoratives in the name of "DIVO CLAVDIO" - the deified Claudius - was huge, and was also the prototype for an equally enormous, or possibly greater number of unofficial issues copying them.  Workmanship had slipped so badly, and the size of coins had been reduced so much at the mint in Rome that it is not at all easy to be certain in many cases whether a piece is official or imitative.
 
This appears to be either an official issue, or a better-than-averge imitative of the CONSECRATIO series showing an altar on the reverse. All we have to go on, however, is the fairly distinctive, bearded portrait and the straight lines on the reverse  there isn't enough clear legend to read at all.  Very few reverse subjects in this era were not curvilinear - so with straight lines, an altar is all I can think this was supposed to be. -
See: http://www.stoa.org/gallery/album106/ML_13_Claud_II_Consecratio_Altar1 for a presumed official issue and: http://www.stoa.org/gallery/album106/ML_19_Claud_II_Consecratio_Altar6 for a presumed contemporary copy, and: http://www.stoa.org/gallery/album106/ML_15_Claud_II_Consecratio_Altar3 for a fairly certain contemporary copy - you can see how little diffference some of the imitatives show from the official issues the copy.
 
Mark

 

17thC sword belt fitting
Medieval barrel lock bar fragment
1791 Russian lead bale seal
3rdC Roman bronze sent for ID

2.06g, 18.90mm

This piece also appears to be a DIVO CLAVDIO / CONSECRATIO posthumous antoninianus of Claudius II, c. 270 AD, and also seems to be of the altar reverse type, although you can see that the style of the altar is vastly different on this than on the last one.  These commemoratives were struck by his short-lived successor, his younger brother Quintillus - but he was so short-lived (some sources say only a few weeks) that it seems unlikely that the huge posthumous commemorative series for Claudius II was accomplished during his reign, so it assumed these types (there are also common eagle reverses and some showing a funeral pyre) continued to be struck in the early months of Aurelian's reign.

 

Roman
Post medieval spur fragment

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

Early pewter button - possibly miltary
Post medieval Huge bronze pot foot
1923 george V milled silver sixpence
Medieval reins guide fragment
17thC Charles II fob seal - 'Carolius'
1816 Geroge III milled silver sixpence
Large Georgian desk seal matrix

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

'triangle and circle' King had left London and Parliament stuck these coins

1361 Edward III transitional treaty period hammered silver penny

Large pellet stops and crozier before CIVI

obV EDWARD ANGLE DN HIB

Rev CIVI/TAS DOR/ELME - Durham mint

1834 Russian bale seal
17thC decorated mount with 2 integral lugs, missing
Medieval lead pyramid gaming pice
17thC copper alloy mount with 2 integral lugs
RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
18thC Trinty House Pilot ?
1550 -1650 buckle
1st/2nd C Monster sized Roman bronze sent for ID - 11.02g, 32.44mm
1st/2nd C Roman bronze sent for ID - 12.97g, 27.94mm
Really crisp 1820 George III milled silver sixpence
Post medieval - Intersting D buckle shaped ring and swivel
Stunning 1582-3 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat (2 pence) - Sixth issue bell mintmark - the detail on this strike is amazing

Stunning strike

1641-3 Charles 1st hammered silver penny - mintmark dot

'triangle and circle' King had left London and Parliament stuck these coins

South Wales copper Conder farthing token dated 1793. Obverse: Bust to right: "SOUTH WALES FARTHING". Reverse: Prince of Wales crest within shield above sprigs of flowers: "PRO BONO PUBLICO 1793". Plain edge

1344 -1351 Edward III Third 'Florin'coinage Type 3 hammered silver penny

obv EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LOND/DON London mint

1.30g, 18.43mm

Henry VII 1486- 1504

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

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1.37g, 18.94

1344 -1351 Edward III Third 'Florin'coinage Type 3 hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1.34g, 17.74mm

1377 -1399 Richard II hammered silver halfpenny Type 5 Small face, wide crown

Obv +RICARDxREX:ANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LONDON - London mint

0.46g, 13.67mm

1344 -1343 Edward III Third 'Florin'coinage Type 3 hammered silver penny

Obv EDWA **** DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

0.63g, 13.83mm (44)

Fourth coinage 1356-61 Edward III hammered gold 1/4 Noble Type C Annulet stops 1.96g, 20.36mm

Obv shield quartered with the arms of England and France within a treassure of eight arches - EDWARD GRA REX :ANG. . HY Cross 3(4 )

Rev EXALTABITAR IN GLORIA

Annulet stop

1845 Victorian milled silver shilling ( 12 pence)
Medieval lead mount
Georgian watch winder
16th Regiment of Foot
( Bedfordshire )
Officer's - 1782-1809
17thC horse bell
c1550-1650 Cast copper alloy buckle
Georgian mount
1st/2ndC Roman bronze coin

Great find - an Alexander II 1214-49 Scottish hammerd penny - rear legend does not match those in reference books- should be

PIERIS ON RO - Pierres of Roxburgh - Adam was also out of Roxburgh so the legend looks like the two combined

Obv ALEXANDER REX

Rev + PERIS ADAM ON ROE

1.24g,17.82mm

1208/9 King John hammered silver shortcross penny - Class 6b2

Obv HENRICVS REX

Rev RAVF ON LVNDE - Randvlf the moneyer - London mint

1.31g,18.16mm

Medieval Heraldic ring - 2 chevrons
Cast hammer head - Victorian
Medieval Bronze pot leg

1344 -1343 Edward III Third 'Florin'coinage Type 3 hammered silver penny

Obv EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

Medieval buckle
A dreidel (Yiddish: דרײדל dreydl, Hebrew: סביבוןSevivon) is a four-sided top, played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. The dreidel is used for a gambling game similar to Teetotum. Each side of the dreidel bears a letter of the Hebrew alphabet: נ (Nun), ג (Gimel), ה (Hei), ש (Shin), which together form the acronym for "נס גדול היה שם" (Nes Gadol Haya Sham – "a great miracle happened there"). These letters also form a mnemonic for the rules of a gambling game played with a dreidel: Nun stands for the Yiddish word nit ("nothing"), Hei stands for halb ("half"), Gimel for gants ("all"), and Shin for shteln ("put"). In the state of Israel, the fourth side of most dreidels is inscribed with the letter פ (Pei), rendering the acronym, נס גדול היה פה, Nes Gadol Haya Po—"A great miracle happened here" referring to the fact that the miracle occurred in the land of Israel
Military badge - probably Staffs

161 Athletes Volunteer force badge

September 20, 1914, Sunday

LONDON, Sept 19. -- The English soccer players have got together and formed an organization called "The Athletes' Volunteer Force" for home service, which enables them to keep their engagements with their various clubs during the football season. Many well-known players are already at the front, and they have been followed this week by Lintott of Leeds City, Crab-tree of the Blackburn Rovers, Evans of Aston Villa, and Kelsall of Sunderland

Henry III Tealby issue Medieval hammered silver fragment (208)
1st/2ndC Roman bronze
1880 Prussian Army
1890 General Service button
1921 George V milled silver shilling
1880 Prussian Army
RN Capt / Commander - 1787
RN Lieutenant - 1787
Medieval lead cloth seal

1714 dated button

Union Society

Generic Merchant Navy Officers
1939 George V milled silver half crown (30 pence)

'BE FIRM'

1895

Pitt & Co Maddox St London

P&O Line
In use 1920 - 1940s
Maker - Unknown
1180- 1247 AD hammered silver voided short cross - cut 1/4 penny

1344 -1351 Edward III hammered silver penny Type 1 - cross 3

Obv EDWR A**** DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LOND/DON - London mint (210)

Military cap badge
Royal Army Service Corp
Victorian decorated mount
1st/2nd C Roman bronze - figure standing SC

1855 on

Scotts Guards

Post medieval pot leg

1413- 22 Henry V hammered silver half penny - Pierced cross initial mark - 0.925 FINE - Type 3, Small whole annulet either side of crown

+HENRIC :REX :ANGL

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - lONDON MINT

0.46g, 12.67mm

Bronze age harness ring
1696 William III milled silver shilling - love token
1817 George III milled silver sixpence
French copper- alloy Jetton 1380AD Obv Shield of France bearing three feur de lys
Medieval hanging pendant
Roman helmet trim
Medieval bronze pot leg
16thC hanging pendant
Medieval hanging pendant
17thC silver milled silver sixpence - love token WT H
Medieval buckle tongue
Medieval harness ring

T D NUNN Stores WIX Treade token

Victorian Half Sovereign ( 10 shillings)

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Bristol mint
1817 George III milled silver sixpence
 
Roman prick spur fragment
 

1485 - 1509 Henry VII hammered silver penny - uncertain initial mark - star on brest

Rev CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI - York mint

1454- 1460 Interesting Henry VI hammered silver penny - Satire and B by the neck - should be a Durham issue with ring in centre of reverse but they are missing ?? Needs more research
Medieval hammered silver penny - Durham mint

Edward 1st to VII - cinneeds more research

Ov +EDWARDVS REX

Rev does not match any known mints

0.36g, 12.93mm

1180 - 1199 Henry II hammered silver short cross half penny

Moneyer Henry - London

 

 

1615 -16 James 1st hammered silver half groat - 2nd issue Tun mintmark - 0.69g, 16.17mm

1377 -1399 Richard II hammerd silver penny Class 1 III

Obv ***S REX: **** (RICHARD VS REX: ANGLIE)

Rev CIVI/TAS/DVN/*** Durham nint

1335- 1351 Edward III hammered silver penny Florin issue

Obv EDWAR R ANGL' DNS HYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint (220)

1.23g, 18.38

1679 Charles II milled silver 2 pence
1550 -1650 buckle
Possible purse bar fragment
French copper- alloy Jetton 1380AD Obv Shield of France bearing three feur de lys
French copper- alloy Jetton 1380AD Obv Shield of France bearing three feur de lys
Medieval gilded mount - chevon design
Roman buckle tongue
17thC decorated clothing fastener
Roman bronze decorated mount - single integral lug
Post medieval mount
15thC lead long cross token - long cross and pellet type
1817 George III milled silver 6 pence

Victorian - The Prince of Wales model half sovereign
17thC mount with 2 integral lugs

1180 -1189 Henry II hammered silver 1/4 penny - Class 1b-1c

Rev HENRICVS REX

Rev *AVI ON - Moneyer Davi London

15thC lead long cross token
19thC Lady milking lead figure

1308-27 Edward II hammered silver penny

Durham Episcopal coin

Bishop Beaumont - Mintmark Lion and Lis

Ornate Georgian watch winder
Medieval lead hanging weight  

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