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Celtic gold qtr stater - 9.45 mm,1.26g - Sent to museum for recording

Cunobelin wild type quarter, VA 1935, ABC 2813

Celtic gold qtr stater - 11.11 mm,1.32g - Sent to museum for recording

looks like a

Northern Gold 'Linear type' - pellet over M

Obv corn ear,to 1 CA, to r.MV

Rev horse r ., pellet, leaf q & pellet, below CVN, pellet boarder va

1422- 27 Henry VI hammered silver groat - Annulet issue - IM pierced cross

Annulets by neck, Annulets in opposing quadrants in reverse

Obv +hENRIC x DI GRA x REX x ANGL xZx FRANC'

Rev VIL/LAx/CALI/SIEx - Calais Mint

Rev outer - +POSVIo DEVMx ADIVTORE MEVM

1422- 27 Henry VI hammered silver groat - Annulet issue - IM pierced cross

Annulets by neck, Annulets in opposing quadrants in reverse

Obv +hENRIC x DI GRA x REX x ANGL xZx FRANC'

Rev VIL/LAx/CALI/SIEx - Calais Mint

Rev outer - +POSVIo DEVMx ADIVTORE MEVM

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

York - keys below shield - Archbishop Bainbridge

1363-1369 Edward III hammered silver groat - Treaty series - Mint mark Cross potent - double satire stops on rev

Obv EDWARD DEI G REX ANGLo DNS ohYB oZo AQT

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

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv + hENRICVS REX ***

Rev ION/ON/CAN/TER Moneyer Ion of Canterbury mint

Medieval lead coin weight

3 Lis in a shield type

Post medieval hanress pendant 1874 Victoria milled silver shilling

 

C1351 Edward III hammered gold qtr noble ?? - totally taco'd

1.78g, 23mm

1891 Victoria milled silver sixpence 1858 Canada Victoria milled silver 5 cents
Georgian copper hinged clasp Post medieval lead trade weight
17thC lead token 18thC crotal bell 1623-4 James 1st hammered silver half penny - Lis mint mark
1561 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver shilling

1356 -61 Edward III hammered silver groat - 4th issue Pre Treaty period - Cross 3, Series G

Top arches not fleured - annulet stops

Ob +EDW******ANGLo IoZ FRANC D hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON London mint

1640-1 Charles 1st hammered silver half groat- star mint mark 2nd C Roman fibular brooch
1500-1700 mount Georgian trade weight Mid 4thC Barbarous radiate Roman bronze coin

1302-07 Edward 1st Class X: Bifoliate crown Jetton

Obv Bust (classs 10) accosted by stars :borde, pellets and stars

Rev Long cross moline , 5 pellet cluster in each angle:border, star in each segment

Ref Mitchiner 96

Possible Victorian Crown silver ring Post medieval lead bale seal
Medieval gilded harness pendant

1351-1361 Edward III hammered silver groat - 4th coinage Pre treaty - satire stops- unbarred N

Top arches not fleured

Ob ******ANGL ZoF****.hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON London mint

21st June - 28th May 1837 - London hall mark - Victoria duty paid bust , maker S.S (Samuel Strahan)

0.6g, 16mm dia

Large 1808 George III copper penny School badge Post medieval pendant
17thC lead trade weight 1837 Victoria milled silver shilling
1866 Victoria milled silver sixpence 1849 Victoria milled silver four pence
1917 George V milled silver sixpence 1860 Victoria milled silver sixpence
17thC lead token 17thC lead token Royal fusiliers button

18thC silver plated button

The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) was incorporated by royal charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII,

18thC toy cannon 1797 George III copper cartwheel penny

 

1727 -1760 Huge lead seal matrix - George II bust 19thC Colchester Bedwell token

1843 Thames Tunnel medallion

The tunnel was originally designed for horse-drawn carriages, but was mainly used by pedestrians and became a tourist attraction. In 1869 it was converted into a railway tunnel

1861 Victoria milled silver 3 pence
County of Middlesex button 15thC lead token 1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton
Gilded strainer 1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jeton
19thC livery button

1900's Generic Merchant Navy Officers

Medieval mount 1500-1700 mount
Georgian harness buckle

RN Capt / Commander - 1901
Other Ship's Officers - 1901
In use 1901 - 1952

Kings crown

Huge 15thC lead token

19thC 82nd Regiment of foot button

​The design to the 82nd remained largely unchanged until 1881, from 1793 until 1881 the unit was he 82nd (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot.

17thC copper finger ring with legend- needs cleaning to read Medieval beehive thimble
1792   German  1  SCHILLING   COURANT milled silver coin 1562 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence
1696 William III milled silver sixpence - Bristol mint 1845 Victoria milled silver 4 pence
1898 Victoria milled silver sixpence

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross halfpenny

Obv **RICVS R**

Rev V+WA - London Mint

1881 Victoria milled silver sixpence

1422- 27 Henry VI hammered silver groat - Annulet issue - IM pierced cross

Annulets by neck, Annulets in opposing quadrants in reverse

Obv +hENRIC DI GRA x REX x ANGL xZx FRANC'

Rev VIL/LAx/CALI/SIEx - Calais Mint

Rev outer - +POSVIo DEVMx ADIVTORE MEVM

 

1199 John hammered silver short cross penny - Class 5b

Obv hENRICVS REX

Rev +RICARD.B.ON.LV - Moneyer Ricard B of London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing - Class 5g

Obv hEN/

Rev NEO - Moneyer Stephane of Bury mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Obv ICVS

Rev ERI - Bury St Edmunds mint

WWII Royal flying corp sweet heart badge

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny

Obv NDE - London mint

17thC lead token 15thC lead token
1500-1650 buckle Georgian buckle

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

Rev VND - Bury St Edmunds

1586 Hans Krauwincel II Rose orb Jetton 1500-1650 buckle Medieval strap end

1422- 27 Henry VI hammered silver groat - Annulet issue - IM pierced cross

Annulets by neck, Annulets in opposing quadrants in reverse

Obv +hENRIC DI GRA x REX x ANGL xZx FRANC'

Rev VIL/LAx/CALI/SIEx - Calais Mint

Rev outer - +POSVIo DEVMx ADIVTORE MEVM

1625 Charles 1st hammered silver penny

1698 William III milled silver two pence ?? Maundy issue

Date appears to be a 2 which cannot be this coin

Also the legend looks like William II ?

1590-2 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - hand mint mark
1590-2 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - hand mint mark 1589 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence - crescent mint mark

1666 Giles Tayspill of Colchester Essex hammered copper trade half penny

'His half penny'

15thC lead token 15thC lead token
William IV and Queen Adelaide - 1831 Coronation Medal 1920 George V milled silver sixpence
1818 George III milled silver sixpence 4thC Roman bronze coin sent for ID
15thC lead token   1327 Edward III hammered silver groat - London mint

Medieval lead bust mount

1746 German states silver coin - Bremem Medieval hanging weight

1307 Edward II hammered silver long cross penny - Pointed back E - Class 11b

Obv +EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

17thC Charles II silver button - reported to museum as treasure
WWII Surrey regiment lapel badge

1427- 1430 Henry VI hammered silver half penny - Initial Cross IIIa

Standard G type

Obv + ***** ANGL

Rev VIL/**/SIE - Calaise mint

18thC crotal bell 18thC silver mount 1874 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1696 William III milled silver sixpence - love token 1818 George III milled silver sixpence
1819 George III milled silver sixpence 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny
1585 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence

 

Obv +EDWARANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny Medieval hammered silver long cross penny

1770's Charles IV Spanish milled silver reale ?

Obv OLUS

Rev HIS

1866 Victoria milled silver shilling
Georgian lead domino 1921 George V milled silver sixpence
Unknown foreign copper coin 2nd C Roman fibular brooch
2nd C Roman fibular brooch 15thC lead token Georgian bell type trade weight

Medieval decorated purse bar

16thC Tudor gilded silver pendant - reported as treasure to museum

19thC apothecary weight Medieval heraldic enamelled harness pendant
1619-25 James 1st coin weight - Half gold Laurel - 3rd coinage 1770 Dutch Zee Landia copper coin

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1500-1700 mount 1500-1700 mount

1501-1521Leonardo 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.

1625-42 Charles 1st hammered silver half penny - Rose each side - no legend type

1279 - 84 Irish Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv EDWR ANGL DNS HYB

Rev CIV/TAS/WATE/RFOR - Waterford mint

1605-6 James 1st hammered silver half groat- rose mint mark
1422 medieval coin weight - crown fleur de lis type 18thC Royal Navy silver button 16thC clothing fastener
Unknown lead token- probably 18thC

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

Obv EDWARD *** REX oANGL Z FRANC

Rev CIVI/TAS/LOD/DON - London mint

1422-27 AD Henry VI hammered silver groat - double satire stops - Inital mark incurved pierced cross - no fleur on breast or above crown. Standard F type

Annulet issue - between two sets of opposing pellets

Obv +hENRIC DI GRAxREXx ANGL'Z FRANC

Rev CIVI/TASx/LON/DONx - London mint

Size comparison between groat (4 pence) and half groat (2 pence)
Mid 4thC Constantine Roman bronze coin 17thc Robert Walford of Castle Hedingham Essex hammered copper trade farthing
Medieval hammered silver long cross penny 17thC lead token  
16thC Tudor button 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross half penny
1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing 1696 William III milled silver sixpence
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing 1500-1700 mount Victorian silver thimble
1490-1550 Low countries 'Venus penny' jetton 1905 Edward VII milled silver sixpence
1649 Commonwealth hammered silver penny 1554 Mary hammered silver groat
 
15thC lead token  

1427-1430 Henry VI hammed silver groat - Rosette mascle issue- mascle and rosette stops

Obv +hENRIC*NI*GRA*REX ANGL*Z*FRANC

Rev VIL/LAx/CALI/SIE* - Calise mint

Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - bell mint mark 1625 Charles 1st hammered silver penny

May 1422- July 1430 Henry VI hammed silver half groat -annulet issue

Annulets by neck, Annulets in opposing quadrants in reverse

Obv ** NRIC'GRA'REX x ANGL' xZ'FR ****

Rev VIL/LAx/CAL/IS'* - Calaise mint

2nd Roman fibular brooch - head stud type
20thC gold signet ring Georgian silver cuff link 18thC crotal bell
1500-1700 harness pendant WWII Royal artillery badge Unknown Cavalry button 19thC hunting button

Victorian Conservative Club button 1920'S Girls Guides badge 18thC Dutch copper coins
1940 French 5 francs Lavillier - bronze-alluminium 1500-1620 buckle Georgian button
Georgian watch winders 19thC Victoria customs button 1801 Russian lead bale seal

Post medieval Dutch lead bale seal 11,000 BC flint scraper
2nd Roman fibular brooch 1921 George V milled silver shilling
1945 George VI milled silver sixpence 1950's Corgi model club 1920's Girls Guide badge
1899 Victoria milled silver shilling 1561 - 1565 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - Pheon mint mark
1590 - 1592 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - hand mint mark

1351-2 Edward III hammered silver groat - Cross 1 Type F

Obv EDWARD D G REX ANGL Z FRANC D HYB

Rev POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM (outer)

CIVI/TAS/LON/DON (Mint) (inner) - London mint

 

1940 Essex Special Constable badge- Kings crown 1500-1700 hooked mount Fire button
Medieval heraldic pendant 1816 George III milled silver shilling
UNITED KINGDOM
Royal London Yacht Club
R. T. Y. C. - R. T. Y. C.
London, England
In use 1837 - 1901
19thC livery button Unknown 64th Regiment of foot button WWI Army Service Corp button
19thC livery button

36th Regiment of foot button

Description: Crowned 36 within French scroll design.  ​

Category:​​ Regular Army;

Type of button: Convex 18mm​;

Metal: Copper Alloy, gilt; Backmark​: BAKER & SON BEDFORD ST COVT GARDEN;

​Date: c1808-1820 ​

18thC Royal artillery button 19thC Royal artillery button

Small Victorian gold buckle or clasp 1890 General service army button Georgian trade weight
1914-18 Canadian Red Cross Society badge 18th Bayonet frog 1818 George III milled silver sixpence
1869 Guernesy Double copper coin 1849 Victoria milled silver four pence
1911 George V milled silver sixpence 1922 George V milled silver shilling

1834 Key hole cover -Crown WR cipher - William VI

Barrons patent lock

15thC lead token 18thC clog fastener
1866 Victorian milled silver six pence 1837 Victoria milled silver shilling
     
  Georgian silver mount with blue stone
1624 James 1st hammered silver half groat -

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross penny

Obv ** S REX III

Rev **/ONL/VND - London mint

1422- 1430 Henry VI hammed silver half groat -annulet issue -Cross 7a

Annulets by neck, Annulets in opposing quadrants in reverse

Obv +hENRIC ** REX x ANGL' Z'F'

Rev VIL/LAx/CAL/IS'* - Calaise mint

Georgian pipe tamper Lead toy soldier

1356 -61 Edward III hammered silver groat - 4th issue Pre Treaty period - Cross 3, Series G

Top arches not fleured - annulet stops

Ob +EDW******ANC oDo hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON London mint

1422-27 AD Henry VI hammered silver groat - double satire stops - Inital mark incurved pierced cross - no fleurs above crown. Standard F type

Obv +hENRIC x DI GRA xREXx ANGL xZ FRANC'

Rev CIVI/TASx/LON/DONx - London mint

18thC George II copper penny 2ndC Roman bronze coin
Huge Georgian harness buckle 1500-1700 mount 1935 George V milled silver sixpence
Georgian watch winders 1946 George VI milled silver sixpence
1922 George V milled silver sixpence Georgian bell type trade weight
1920 George V milled silver half crown (30 pence) 1575 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pencve -Eglantine mint mark
Georgian gilded watch winder WWI Devonshire Yeomanry cap badge Georgian barrel tap key
Victorian large button marked 'DEPISE PARIS' Victorian crucifix with inscription

19thC Musket decorated plate Georgian signet ring
20thC Silvered token over stamped CH 1891Victoria milled silver sixpence
1944 George VI milled silver florin (24 pence) 1602 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - 2 mint mark
South Africa Rifle Brigade Badge , British Military 1898-1902

Huge silver pendant

1920 Birminham mark solid silver

Braintree 1st FL (Football league)

Georgian seal matrix - heart impression 17thC John Lambe of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing
1625 hammered silver half groat 18thC crotal bells
Georgian fob seal - womans head facing right 1602 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - 2 mint mark

Victorian silver thimble 19thC livery button Victorian silver brooch - sterling silver
1931 George V milled silver sixpence 1931 George V milled silver sixpence
     
Georgian button 19thC livery button 20th Dent's button 1500-1650 buckle
1247 Henry III hammered silver voided longcross half penny

1199 John hammered silver short cross hammered silver penny

Obv hENRICVS REX

Rev *** ON.EVERWL+ - York mint

Medieval lead gaming piece 15thC lead token Victorian Royal artillery button
1697 William III milled silver shilling - York mint 18thC crotal bell 1900 Generic merchant navy button
1575 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence Medieval spur rowel 17thC clothing fastener
2ndC Roman fibular brooch Army lapel badge - thistle ? Georgian II trade weight - Crown G cipher

10-40 AD Cunobelin celtic bronze unit recorded with CCI

2.7g,16mm

Obv bearded head right

Rev lion crouching r, above leaf r,below CAM inside quad ,o, pellet border

Hobbs Ref 1993

CCI 21.0775

Roman amphora jar handle
17thC Isaac Coleman grocer hammered copper trade farthing

19thC Portugal 5 Reis Luiz I KM# 513 copper coin B+127

2nd Roman bronze coin

Great relic made from a large silver coin

5 shillings 1892 silver
5 SHILLINGS 1892 / coat of arms SAR
ZUID AFRIKANSCHE REPUBLIEK / Paul Kruger (president) left

1881 Russian 20 Kopeks milled silver coin TWS and Co shipping line button

O/R's - 1855-81

2ndC Regiment of foot


French Napoleonic artillery button - one piece
Bouton d'officier du 1er regiment à pied et des compagnie d'ouvriers et d'armuriers de l'artillerie
1804-1811
Victorian Great Western Railways button 1619-20 James 1st hammered silver penny- spur rowel mint mark

11,000 BC flint scraper

Medieval strap end Unknown military butto 'CORT' ? 15thC lead token

19thC livery button

TCC

17thC thimble 15thC lead token 1747 Mr W.Nagg's charity button
16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - curious circle overstamps 19thC livery button Georgian draw pull back plate
1836 William IV milled silver sixpence 1696 William III milled silver sixpence

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv + EDW*** ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR - Canterbury mint

1299-1300 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - pot hook N - closed C and E Class 9b

Obv + EDWR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON -London mint

1820's George III milled silver shilling 17thC John Dehart, Clothworkers of Colchester Essex hammered copper trade farthing

Victorian twisted rope gold brooch

3.54g, 42 mm L

Victorian silver and gold pendant

2.72g, 12mm dia

Medieval mount Georgian buckle WWII Royal marines button
1770's 4 shillings and 6 pence coin weight 14thC French jetton - 4 lis in a shiled type
Roman lead dice 1816 George III milled silver sixpence
1605 -6 James 1st hammered silver half groat - Rose mint mark 1500-1700 mount 1500-1700 mount

 

1533-56 Henry VIII hammered silver halfpenny -2nd coinage TC at sides og bust

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer

1787 Dutch copper coin
Roman bucket handle mount
 
Unknown General Post Office ?? 1500-1700 mount 1500-1700 mount  

Roman fibular brooch with diamonds ??

Just checked on line and I cannot find any bronze fib brooches with diamonds


The fascinating sparkle and purity of diamonds has inspired human mythos throughout history. During the period of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, diamonds were thought to be tears of the gods or splinters from falling stars. One classical Greek philosopher considered diamonds to be living beings that embodied celestial spirits.
It was in the time of the Ancient Romans, however, that wearing diamonds in rings became a common practice. Since the diamond mineral is so strong, it was considered to be a protection charm and made uncut diamonds a high demand item. Furthermore, to cut a diamond was considered taboo, as it would loose it’s protective properties.

Medieval seal matrix - pendant type

*DEVM +IVM (Fear of god)

Victorian religious pendant ' Belfast'
   
1841 Marriage of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales to Princess Alexandra of Denmark    

Huge Victorian religious medallion

Late bronze age chisel 1140 BC to 800 BC

12.31 g, 51mm L

 

 

1640's Civil War cannon cast iron ball

3.8oz,33mm (1/4 lb)

 

17thC annular buckle Medieval mount Georgian button 1500-1650 buckle

1344 Edward III hammered silver farthing - Type 1

Obv + EDWARDVS REX A

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny Class 6b2 to 7b

Obv **RICVS R**

Rev ** TE+ROG - Moneyer Roger of Canterbury mint

Victorian lion head mount 1564 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence
Milled silver one pence James 1st coin weight - bust type
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing

1656 John Lambe of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing

Norweb Ref 1191

17thC shield mount with crossed swords

17thC Thomas Adbrooke of Braintree Essex hammered copper trade farthing

Norweb Ref 1109

Unknown early Army or Garrison regiment button ?

ST

2ndC Roman fibular brooch - head stud type
17thC hammered copper trade farthing

20thC one pence copper trade token

1D

1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing

1350 Edward III hammered silver long cross penny - Pre treaty- Post Teaty

Obv LI +E

 

1602 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - 2 mint mark Georgian watch winder 19thC buckle
1327 Edward III hammered silver long cross half penny 1864 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing Victorian brooch  
Irish 1604-7 James 1st hammered silver sixpence - 2nd coinage - Rose mint mark 1842 Victoria milled silver sixpence
1778 Russian lead bale seal 2ndC Roman fibular brooch
1565 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver three pence 19thC livery button Unknown miltary button Crown C

1880-1890 John Robert Bedwell token Colchster Essex

Obverse

Legend on five lines, the top and bottom curved.

Lettering:
COLCHESTER
J. R.
BEDWELL
62 & 63
HIGH STREET

Reverse

Legend on five lines, the top three and bottom one curved.

Lettering:
FURNITURE BEDS AND PAPER HANGINGS *
PLATE
WATCHES
&

1696 William III milled silver sixpence - Bristol mint
17th Joseph Gleson of Dedham Essex hammered copper trade farthing 1603 James 1st coin weight
17thC Charles 1st medallion - reported as treasure Victorian silver thimble 15thC thimble

1853 Victoria milled silver gothic florin (24 pence)

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1893 Victoria milled silver shilling (12 pence)
Georgian buckle 17thC crotal bell 1216 Henry III hammered silver short cross half penny
 
Cambridge Rifle Club button Victorian Royal engineers button 1500-1650 buckle  

1351 Edward III hammered silver half groat - Pre series B - no fleurs over crown - IM cross 1

Obv +EDWARDVS o***** CI'

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

4thC House of Contantine Roman bronze coin

 

Mega rare American coin - only 20 known

Commemorative issue

4th of July in Baltimore
Obverse

Bust, facing left, surrounded by legend
Lettering: BALTIMORE . TOWN • JULY • 4 • 90 •
Engraver: Standish Barry
Reverse

Denomination surrounded by legend,
letters separated by dotted x's
Lettering:
STANDISH • BARRY .
_____
THREE
PENCE
_____
Engraver: Standish Barry
Edge

Reeded
Comments

A small number of threepence were struck by Standish Barry, a silversmith in Baltimore, Maryland. They feature a bust, facing left, surrounded by the legend: JULY • 4 • 90 • BALTIMORE • TOWN. The reverse shows the denomination with Barry’s full name along the perimeter.

For many years numismatists have speculated that the enigmatic bust on the obverse was a crude rendition of George Washington or perhaps a self-portrait of Barry. Recent research (Max B. Spiegel, “C4 Newsletter,” Spring 2009), however, uncovered contemporary sources that identify the portrait as that of James Calhoun, the first mayor of Baltimore.

The exactness of the date on the Standish Barry threepence – July 4, 1790 – has also been the subject of much speculation. It could refer to a Fourth of July celebration in the city, although no major celebration is known to have occurred in 1790. One did happen in 1809 and it was reported that the city’s silversmiths marched “under the direction of Standish Barry.” Will Nipper speculates that the “90” in the date could be a transposition of “09,” but it is unlikely that the Standish Barry threepence was issued as late as 1809.

Only around 20 Standish Barry threepence are known to have survived and most are in circulated grades. Some specimens have prominent die cracks and the piece in the collection of Colonial Williamsburg was struck from nearly shattered dies. It is likely that the dies used to strike the Standish Barry threepence failed quickly, with the result being a very limited mintage.
https://www.ngccoin.com/coin-explore...-coinid-108333

Standish Barry, Baltimore, Maryland
Standish Barry, of Baltimore, circulated a silver threepence in 1790. He was a watch and clockmaker, an engraver, and, later, a silversmith. The tokens are believed to have been an advertising venture at a time when small change was scarce. The precise date on this piece may indicate that Barry intended to commemorate Independence Day, but there are no records to prove this. The head on the obverse is probably that of James Calhoun, who was active in Baltimore politics in the 1790s. The legend BALTIMORE TOWN JULY 4, 90, appears in the border. An enigmatic gold doubloon is also attributed to Barry. https://whitman.com/RedBook/Coins/De...imore-Maryland

 

Bronze Eagle Symbolising Jupiter, God of Rome (Godmanchester’s Rectory Farm Villa complex)

Roman Eagle mount

Description and comment: Small bronze eagle symbolising Jupiter or Zeus in Greek mythology, and patron god of ancient Rome. Romans worshipped him as Jupiter Optimus Maximus, the all-powerful and also god of the state who distributes laws and controls the realm. In Greek influenced tradition, Jupiter is brother to Neptune and Pluto, each presiding over one of the three realms of the universe, the sky, the water and the underworld.

Alison Taylor, who was Cambridge County Archaeologist at the time of the English Heritage excavation at Rectory Farm in the 1990s, says the little eagle would probably have stood in a house temple, lararium, in Godmanchester’s Rectory Farm Villa complex (it has two villas). The eagle’s provenance is from a nearby gravel quarry. The villa farm estate at Rectory Farm is grand and may have been the residence of the most important and richest Roman in Godmanchester.

Ms Taylor says ‘The eagle has a small projection at the base. It could be fitted to a long metal pole so that the figurine could be paraded or set in front of the altar in a small temple.

A mini version of the eagle who would be carried in front of the Roman army by the aquilifer.

1770's 10 shillings and six pence (half guinea) coin weight Medieval coin weight
1704 Queen Anne trade weight - Crown A cipher 1500-1700 mount 1696 William III milled silver sixpence
1639-40 Charles 1st hammered silver penny - Triangle and circle mint mark    
15thC lead token Georgian buckle 15thC lead token Georgian trade weigh - Crown G cipher
Roman silver coin fragment Victorian brooch Georgian mount with glass stone
1279 Edward 1st hammered silver long cross penny 1916 George V milled silver florin (24 pence)
Georgian trade weight - Crown G cipher London & Chatham Railway button 17thC Charles II trade weight - Crown G cipher 18thC crotal bell
1500-1650 buckle Exploded 18thC toy cannon Medieval barrel tap
Medieval bronze pot foot Unknown Naval button RN Capt / Commander - 1812

45 BC to 25BC Addedomarus Celtic gold stater - Trinovantian tribe

5.52g, 18.37mm

Addedomarus (sometimes written Aθθedomarus on coins) was a king of south-eastern Britain in the late 1st century BC.

1413-22 Henry V hammered silver half penny - Type 12

Annulet in one quadrant on reverse

Obv +hENRIC' x REX x ANGL'

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

0.4g, 12.89mm

20thC Essex county badge
1500-1700 mount 19thC livery button 1500-1650 buckle

34th Regiment of foot

Description: 34 within traditional wreath design.  ​

Category:​​ Regular Army;

Type of button: Convex 21mm​;

Metal: Copper Alloy, gilt; Backmark​:FIRMIN & SONS 153 STRAND LONDON;

​Date: c1830-1840 ​

17thC Angel Plummers mark lead trade weight Unknown military badge

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.

British 5th Regiment of Foot, fought at Lexington-Concord and Bunker Hill.
Lots of nice 18thC crotal bells being found

1640's Lead 1/4 pounder cannon ball

 

103g,27mm dia

Lead toy

THE 92nd REGIMENT OF FOOT

Description: 92 within plain inner circle.

Category:​​ Regular Army;

Type of button: Convex 15mm ​;

Metal: Copper Alloy silvered; Backmark​: EXTRA STRONG PLATED 

​Date: c1820-1840  ​

19thC Customs button THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS (1914 -1918) Georgian button

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Obv+ EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

1696 William III milled silver sixpence - love token
1603 James 1st hammered silver penny 1861 Victoria milled silver three pence
1862 Victoria milled silver three pence 1561 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - Pheon mint mark

1299-1300 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - pot hook N - closed C and E Class 9b

Obv+ EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

1929 George V milled silver sixpence
1500-1700 mount 16thC S buckle 1922 George V milled silver shilling (12 pence)

 

Late Medieval 95mm long cross hatched knife handle - iron tang still shows

Georgian religious pendnat 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing
1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half penny - rose both sides, no legend type 15thC Angel coin coin weight - bent right leg Circa 1493 - British
18thC Royal Navy button Medieval sexfoil mount 15thC lead token 19thC livery button

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver penny - Class 3d

Obv + EDW*** GL DNS hYB

Rev VILL/aBR/ISTO/LLIE - Bristol mint

East Essex Militia, its two fancy E's rather than 3's. 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 fourt, so date wise you can go 1760-1853 or probably for this style c1810

Steve

1890's Army general service button
19thC livery button 19thC livery button WWII Royal Artillery button 17thC lead mount
Georgian silver cuff link with glass stone 17thC decorated finger ring
Mid 4thC Constantine Roman broze - two soldiers standing Georgian key
Medieval bucket handle Georgian harness fittings
1500-1700 mount Georgian lead tobacco jar lid handle 19thC livery button 15thC lead token
19thC livery button

Unknown Royal Navy button

Anchor with keys each side

15thC coin weight - Three Lis in a shield type - German or Low countries
1500-1650 buckle 1900 Generic merchant navy button 15thC lead token Onknown miltary button with crown

Medieval cheek piece Medieval mount 1250-1500 D buckle
Georgian spur 17thC lead token 1865 Victoria milled silver sixpence
18thC crotal bells Victorian luggage tag
1500-1700 mount Georgian buckle

East Essex Militia, its two fancy E's rather than 3's. 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 fourt, so date wise you can go 1760-1853 or probably for this style c1810

Steve

Medieval lead spindle whorl
98th Regiment of Foot button

Officer 1824-1855
Medeival tarde weight with shield 19thC Victoria milled silver sixpence

 

Huge decotaed medieval purse bar

17thC belt slide 17thC sword hanger 1767 Dutch ZeeLanddia copper coin
Medieval bronze pot foot 18thC crotal bell

30th South. Mayo Reg't (Militia) 

Regular Militia ( Ireland )

Officer - (Gilt) - 1829-1836

Georgian button
Unknown Navy button ? Helmeted bust and scorpion button ? 15thC lead token Honourable East India Company
18thC clog fastener Georgian button

1413 Henry V hammered silver groat - Class C

Mullet on right shoulder - satire stops

Obv + hEN **** C

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

16thC Stone cannon ball

43mm dia

19thC livery button Medieval annular buckle Cambridge Rifle club button

Roman decorated bronze dagger pommel

15thC lead token 15thC lead token WWII Royal air force sweetheart badge
1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthing Medieval religious figurine
1500-1700 Gold faced mount 19thC livery button Georgian buttons

Post Medieval cast copper alloy single loop buckle frame.

1500-1650 AD

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

The buckle dates from c.1575 - 1700

A complete cast copper alloy buckle of post-medieval date. The buckle is a double loop asymmetrical shape

Circa 1575- 1700

 

Buckle Circa 1575- 1700

1500-1700 mount 15thC lead token Georgian watch winders 18thC Royal Artillery button
18thC Royal Artillery button

Post Medieval cast copper alloy single loop buckle frame.

1500-1650 AD

17thC knife quillion 19thC livery button
 
Victorian Button, British India Steam Navigation Company; Blue Star Line  

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver long cross penny

Obv + ED*****R ANGL hYB

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1464-70 Edward IV hammered silver half penny - trefoils by neck

Obv **ARD

Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross halfpenny

1279 Edward 1st hammered silver long cross penny fragment

Obv **** EhYB +

Rev AS/LON - London mint

1590 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver sixpence - hand mint mark
       
       
       
       

 

 

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