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Possible Tudor or Stuart period gold decorated ring - 2.96g, 18.87mm dia, 3,34mm w x 1.46mm thick

1865 Victorian gold half sovereign
Excellent 1700's ship engraved cufflink

1789 gold mourning ring, 3.48g 24.22mm

Medieval bucket mount 84.33g, 28.39mm W,32.16 L x 23.84mm T

Admiral Edward Boscawen at the battle of Porto Bello 1737,37.27mm dia

1666 London hammered copper trade farthing
15thC Square brass Henry gold uniface angle coin weight from low countries or Germany
Tudor period decorated mount
Georgian watch winder
1814 Russian lead bale seal
Glass marble
1696 William III milled silver love token
Late medieval decorated gaming piece
Unicorn livery button
Great addition to our watch winder page, a complete one !!
War department cloth seal ?
Roman lead coin weight
Late medieval coin weight - long cross and pellet type
Great condition 1696 William III copper half penny
18thC toy cannon
Charles 1st Gold Angel coin weight 3.58g - should be 4.2g LOL

'Although I can't be certain about the reverse type, this is obviously a sestertius of Hadrian - 117-138 A.D. The obverse legend of: [HADRIANVS] AVG COS III PP places it among his later issues since he only held the PP title post 128 A.D. and this legend is specific to 134-138 A.D. If, as I think is likely, the reverse is "PAX AVG S - C" it dates to around 135 A.D. However, there are several other standing figures holing cornucompaie that it might be - if we could get a few letters of the reverse legend, I oculd pin it down more specifically'.

Mark

20,96g , 28.77mm dia x 4.56mm t

Charles 1st hammered silver half groat ( 2pence) - no mintmark

0.92g, 16.33mm

64th Regiment of foot button

1526-44 Henry VIII hammered silver penny Sovereign type - London mint

0.67g, 16.47mm

Early one piece general service army button
June 1830 William IIII medallion
Huge military helmet badge with Latin inscription and thistle
Large 1600's civil war caronade cannon ball
1696 William III milled silver shilling
17thc Clothing fastener
1603 James 1st hammered silver penny
1815 George III milled silver sixpence
1578-9
Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny
1554 Mary hammered silver groat fragment
Medieval hammered silver half groat - Canterbury mint
Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
2nd - Early military lead clasp with crown design
Corporation tram way button
Early lead dice - very unusual as it has 2's and 1's on the faces. I will have to research the game played as it could be post Medieval
Unusual bronze seal with full legend around the rim. Generally these are Georgian in date but further cleaning of the inscription should help with a better ID
Early one piece military button with Royal fusiliers type motif
Early railway button ?
Lion livery button
1845 Russian lead bale seal
Medieval lead coin weight
WWII Royal fusiliers badge
WWII Irish regiment ?
Silver open topped thimble - Chester hallmark 1852
1583 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
C850 Bronze age socketed axe blade fragment
Post medieval belt mount
Very early and unusual decorated crotal bell with silver content and unknown maker cross
Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing
c16thC Superb Gold Ryal brass single sided coin weight - rose on ship is for Ryal - R in the field indicates weight for a Rose Noble or Ryal- 3.22g, 14.04mm
15thC bronze seal ring 4.22g- 25mm dia
First ever found here - 1826 George IV milled silver shilling - Lion on crown type
Great find - Georgian pipe tamper in shape of an oriental playing a pipe 48.39mm h
1652 John Vandewall of Harwich hammered copper farthing
1664 Joseph Gleson of Dedham Copper trade farthing
Henry hammered silver halfpenny 0.40g, 12.78mm London mint, Initial mark cross and extra pellets to two qtrs as Henry IV's 2nd reign 1470 but legend does not match - needs more research
Tudor period decorated belt slide
1656 Samuel Salter of Dedham Copper trade farthing
1758 George II milled silver one pence
Size comparison example for hammered silver coins found yesterday - top left 6 pence- top right half pence - bottom left 2 pence -bottom right one pence
Large early marble
3 - Trade weights - need more cleaning but the bottom one is a George 1st London mint
Crispy 1216-72 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny
Possible Henry IV hammered silver penny - annulet by crown type, Lis on neck
Superb condition rare Hartington ? 17thC hammerd copper farthing - not checked the books yet
Charles 1st hammered copper farthing
Post medieval belt mount
Military clasp
17thC button
Georgian garter buckle
Georgian shoe buckle
17thC double D buckle
Post medieval bronze pot leg
Georgian pewter bowl leg
18thC decorated clog fastener
Superb Tudor 16thC button
83rd Regiment of foot button
Georgian spur
17thC Charles 1st hammered silver half groat
Medieval hammered silver farthing

1631-9 Briots coinage - Charles 1st milled silver half crown - first test milled silver

This would have been a monster find in good shape

James 1st 1603 hammerd silver penny
Charles 1st hammered copper farthing

Post 1773 pennweights and grain coin weight

Gold Guinea weight

Post medieval mount
17thC clothing fastener
17thC casket key
Stonking condition copper coin 1739 George II halfpenny
1688 James II milled silver 3 pence
Later Edward hammerd silver penny - not checked it yet
Lead seal
1666 Thomas Peeke of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing
Not sure on this one
Georgian watch winder
Charles 1st hammered copper farthing
Early spur fragment
Medieval Rose Ryal type coin weight
1655 Henry Lamb of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing
Foreign hammered coin - not researched it yet
Really unusual hanging weight - not researched it yet
Post medieval acorn design mount
1666 Thomas Peeke of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing
1666 Thomas Peeke of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing
1666 Nathaniel Backler of Dedham Copper trade farthing
Louis Napoleon, King of Holland - Netherlands East Indies 1/16th of a GuilderDutch provincial copper

1664 Dedham token - unrecorded type - Great find
17thC Charles 1st marriage silver commemoration button 1.12g,16.19mm
1580 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence 2.78g, 24.93mm - Note rare double stuck head
1645 Charles 1st hammered silver shilling (12 pence) Tower mint under parliament - sun initial mark 5.48g, 30.33mm
1575 Elizabeth 1st threepence
1664 Joseph Gleson of Dedham Copper trade farthing
Medieval flower decorated lead pilgrims ampoule - not checked the ref books yet for exact type and date
WWII Essex Regiment cpa badge
Great find - early Mickey Mouse enamelled badge
Late medieval/Tudor Silver decorated bodkin needle - 8.88g 62.47mmL reported as treasure
17thC clotning fastener
17thC gilded clasp 40.64mm L

Plain Intaglio gold ring fragment - gold over bronze ? Early decoration 17th/18thC ? Reported to museum as treasure

1.51g,17.31mm

Period of Frederick III 1440- 1493

Nuremberg -Mainz -Bavaria type

Lozengy shield of Bavaria

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

1674 Charles II copper halfpenny
1664 Joseph Gleson of Dedham Copper trade farthing
c 850BC Bronze age axe head 51.40g, 31.72 L x 41.76w 15.81 t
14th/15th book clasp
16thC clothing fastener

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton

HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NVRENB

18thC clog fastener
Charles 1st hammered copper farthing
Charles 1st hammered copper farthing

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