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Sept 2006 Finds Page 1 Updated 23rd Sept 2006

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45BC Celtic gold full stater 18.62 mm,v5.48 g

'that's a fine coin to start the season with! It'll be CCI 06.0412.'

Solid gold cufflinks, 18 carat with a makers mark TC. They are probably 19thC by the engraved lettering style WLA, they appear to have have a foreign mark which requires more research.
Very unusual type 2ndC Roman head stud type bronze brooch 6.83g - 38.02mmL
1859 Victorian milled silver sixpence
1817 George III milled silver sixpence
17thC German Jetton Orb and scepter type not in the reference books
Late medieval bronze decorated crotal bell
1644-5 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat. (R) mintmark - Tower Mint under parliament

1578 -9 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny

4th Issue - Greek cross mint mark

1575 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three half pence
Curious item - size and weight of a 1760's pattern coin weight
Prussian 1870-1914
1839 Victorian milled silver groat
1836 William IIII milled silver groat

'perhaps after a bit of cleaning might allow a somewhat more accurate ID, I believe the first one is a FEL TEMP REPARATIO from the late 350's, early 360's A.D. - most likely Constantius II - The posture of the soldier leaning left into the spear with which he is dispatching the unhorsed persian/barbarian is unmistakable.

12.74mm,2.1g

Roman bronze likely to be Marcus Aurelius (particularly as Caesar under Antoninus Pius) Lucius Verus, Commodus or Septimius Severus. Most likely, I think, would be Aurelius. His dates as Caesar run from 138-161 A.D. and as Augustus from 161-180'

22.63mm,4.76g

Probable Saxon period Porcupine style forgery
Livery button
Prussian 1870-1914
Prussian 1870-1914
Prussian 1870-1914
WWII Royal air force
USA button WWII ?
General service other ranks 1872- 1924
Prussian 1870-1914
General service
Livery button
General service
USA button WWII
WWI to II 7th German company
Navy
General service
Electrical trades union
18thC Russian lead bale seal
1704 Queen Anne lead seal
Licestershire Regiment button
Prussian 1870-1914
Livery button
If you know the ID of any button drop me a mail please -
more finds on their way

Addedomarus 45BC Celtic gold full stater 17.75mm, 5.64g sent to CCI for registration

1272 Edward 1st hammered silver penny London mint class 10
18thC decorated silver thimble with initials EC
Newton and Co - 3 Fleet St London
Sheffield hallmark silver spoon dated 1915
Essex Regiment button
1817 George III milled silver shilling
French marine
1stC AD Colchester type Roman fibula brooch fragment
Infanterie de ligne (1871-1916)
Post 1840 Navy button

1811 George III Eighteen pence milled silver - 1 shilling and six pence
Gold plated Georgian watch winder
Huge 18thC decorated cow bell (crotal)
Northamptonshire Regiment
Prussian 1870-1914

'Militaines Ineiamiers'

Early French

'it is a button of military male nurses (1875-1914)',

French civil button

USA button WWII
USA button WWII
USA button WWII
USA button WWII
Post Medieval barrel tap

Very unusual Aucissa derivative 1stC AD Bronze Roman fibula brooch with extra large shoulders

34.12mmW 24.41mm L, 5.47g

Part of the mechanism still in shoulder - great find

1272 Edward 1st hammered silver penny
CR monogrammed button
James 1st hammered copper farthing
1816 George III milled silver sixpence
15thC Long cross and pellet design lead token
George III London hallmarked trade weight
Early military Prussian 1870-1914
Very worn 1554 Mary hammered silver groat

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HNNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

18th/19thC 1 dram apothecary weight
1928 George V milled silver sixpence
1915 George V milled silver sixpence
Early bronze punch - needs further cleaning to see if there is an impression in the recess
Stunning early decorated crotal bell with umknown maker AG
Unusual double sided 15th lead token with cast run off still attached
15thC Star design lead token
1656 Samuel Salter of Dedham Copper trade farthing
1640-1 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat (2 pence) Tower mint under Charles
1602 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - sixth issue, last year of her reign
Georgian decorated watch winder

1601 James VI of Scotland hammered silver 1/4 Thistle Crown Merk
1558- 1603 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
1656 Samuel Salter of Dedham Copper trade farthing
German copper coin ?
Decorated Georgian spur buckle
17thC lead cloth seal with X
Georgian decorated finial

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

Possible late Medieval gold ring 1.18g - 24.26mm dia, 2.65 mm D x 0.73mm thick

17thC clothing fastener
Decorated lock plate - 16th/17thC design
Essex Regiment badge
Post 1740 silver cufflinks
1569 Russian lead bale seal
WWI or II USA army button
1696 William III milled silver sixpence
Post 1840 Navy button
Volunteer Engineer button
1587 Rose Ryal coin weight
Roman lead 10 Scriptula coin weight
1848 Victorian milled silver sixpence

Saxon equal armed brooch fragment - traces of fitting and decoration are visible 3.0g - 34.14mm L 18.24 mm W

However needs more investigation as it feels more Roman period

Georgian double D buckle

17th/18thC Spur fragments

15thC Star design lead token
Small post medieval decorative pendant
Navy button
Lion livery button
1929 George V milled silver Florin (24 pence)
1779 George III penny in nice shape
1664 Joseph Gleson of Dedham Copper trade farthing
1664 Joseph Gleson of Dedham Copper trade farthing
1656 Nathaniel Backler of Dedham Copper trade farthing
Georgian glass and gilded button
German Jetton c1580 - 1610
What I thought was a 1654 Stunning Charles II copper - the best I ever even seen dug of this early period - I checked it in the book and it is a left facing bust at the end of his reign and could be one of the extremely rare dates Spink Page 319 Copper halfpenny. I need to check the date again on the coin LOL

Stunning condition Henry VI Annulet issue hammered silver half groat (1422-1427) Calais Mint

Standard F type JJ North 1429

Obv HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS H

1561-1582 2nd Issue, long cross mint mark - Elizabeth 1st hammered gold 1/4 Angel 1.16g,15.81mm North 1993

Obv ELIZABETH D G ANG FRANCIE

Rev ET HIBERNIE REGINA FIDE

1639 -40 Charles 1st shilling - 5.53g 30.39mm Tower mint under Charles -Triangle mintmark

Beautiful Roman silver ID by Mark Lehman 2.72g, 18.19mm

Marcus Aurelius in 163 A.D

This one's almost too easy.

This denarius would be easily recognizeable from its realistic portrait of the youngish Marcus Aurelius in 163 A.D. just after his elevation from Caesar under Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.) to Augustus in his own right, even if it didn't have a single letter of legend showing.
However, this one is so clear that I can give you a multiplicity of references for it.
- RIC III, 70,
- C/RSC 526,
- Cf. SR 4925.
This obverse legend was used only during this one year (Dec. 10, 162 - Dec. 10, 163), and the reverse legend: 'PROV DEOR TRP XVII COS III" recapitulates the date of 163 A.D. by proclaiming his 17th yearly renewal of tribunician powers along with his 3rd consulship (which occurred in 161).

This is a great example of how well-dated some Roman coins were. In the case of those emperors who didn't necessarily renew TR P, Imperium, etc, all on the same date as the commencement of their Consulships (if any), it is possible to date some coins to a frame of months or even weeks.

1817 George III milled silver sixpence forgery
1656 Samuel Salter of Dedham Copper trade farthing
Some great George 1st to 3rd coppers turning up

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

17thC Charles 1st hammered Rose farthing
Colchester 2 pence token

1422 Henry VI First reign - hammered silver halfpence London mint 0.46g, 14.44mm

HENRIC REX ANGL

CIVI TAS LONDON

Lead token c1600
Post medieval lead lion token
1603 James 1st hammered silver half groat (2 pence)
Post Medieval belt mount
Rough Roman bronze

1377-99 Richard II hammered silver penny

Type 1 - 17.89mm, 0.84g

Obv RICARDUS REX ANGLIE - mint legend worn

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

WWII military badge
1560 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
Another rare Charles II copper 1670's
Medieval lead weight with templers cross impression
1656 John Lambe Colchester hammered farthing
1653 John Sewell, grocer Colchester hammered farthing

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

Roman ear scoop
17th C snake buckle
17thC hammered copper trade farthing

 

1666 hammered copper trade farthing

Large medieval trade weight - cross and pellet type
Post medieval bucket/pot handle mount fragment
1500's Tudor period decorated button
Pre 1840 Navy button

WWII American GI button
15th regiment of foot button
Rare 1689 William and Mary milled silver maundy 3 pence