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    Christies monster pouch 2016/17 Sept

    Not only a FOTY but POTY contender with the most amazing find that metal detecting is all about. Off the big Abbey field of PC's land.


    Spectacular c13thC medieval gold annular brooch
    +AMOR VINCIT OMNIA -(Love Conquers All)
    2.55g, 18mm dia


    Roman barrel lock


    1794 Colchester half penny
    OBVERSE: A view of Colchester Castle to the edge of token. Ex: 1794. REVERSE: A weaving loom. SUCCESS TO THE BAY TRADE. EDGE: PAYABLE AT CHARLES HEATHS BAY MAKER COLCHESTER .X.


    Medieval gilded animal headed mount

    Tiny 1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half penny - rose both sides, no legend type

    1247 Henry III hammered silver voided half penny- Class 2b
    Obv hENRICVS REX TERCI
    Rev ONL/VND - London mint



    1247 Henry III hammered silver voided farthing
    Rev /ONC/ - Canterbury or Carlisle mints

    1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat- martlet mint mark

    1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross cross halfpenny
    Rev CAN/GIL - Moneyer Gilbert of Canterbury mint

    Mid 4thC 'campgate' Roman bronze coin
    Greatest likelihood that it is Constantine II or Constantius II

    1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - martlet mint mark

    1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing - New issue inner circles both sides - Type 28
    Obv +EDWARDVS REX
    Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint

    16thC Tudor Elizabethan lead illegal tavern token

    1770's 2 penny weight and 13 grain coin weight = 10 shillings
    Obv D2 G16


    1. 1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat- martlet mint mark
    2. Victorian gilded silver ear ring
    3. 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided half penny- Class 2b Obv hENRICVS REX TERCI Rev ONL/VND - London mint
    4. 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided farthing Rev /ONC/ - Canterbury or Carlisle mints
    5. Tiny 1625 Charles 1st hammered silver half penny - rose both sides, no legend type
    6. 1300-10 Edward II hammered silver halfpenny Obv ****DVS R*** Rev **I/TAS/LON/D** - London mint
    7. 1573-8 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - Eglantine mint mark
    8. Illegible milled silver coin
    9.Victorian silver cane tip
    10. Illegible hammered silver coin
    11.Victorian watch fob ring
    12.1766 Duct Zeelandia copper coin
    13. Illegible hammered silver coin fragment
    14. 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided farthing
    15. Constantine II or Constantius II mid 4thC 'campgate' Roman bronze coin
    16.Illegible hammered silver coin
    17. 17thC hammered copper trade half penny
    18.4 1634 Charles 1st hammered copper rose farthings
    19. 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross cross halfpenny Rev CAN/GIL - Moneyer Gilbert of Canterbury mint
    20.1696 William III milled silver sixpence

    1. 1560-1 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny - martlet mint mark
    2. 1300-10 Edward II hammered silver farthing - New issue inner circles both sides - Type 28 Obv +EDWARDVS REX Rev CIVI/TAS/LON/DON - London mint
    3.Post medieval decorated finial
    4. Roman barrel lock
    5. Post medieval lead bale seal
    6. 1794 Colchester half penny OBVERSE: A view of Colchester Castle to the edge of token. Ex: 1794. REVERSE: A weaving loom. SUCCESS TO THE BAY TRADE. EDGE: PAYABLE AT CHARLES HEATHS BAY MAKER COLCHESTER .X.
    7. Post medieval Russian lead bale seal
    8. Post medieval Russian lead bale seal
    9. Post medieval Russian lead bale seal
    10.18thC bullion weight
    11.16thC Tudor lead Elizabethan illegible tavern token
    12. Post medieval lead bale seal
    13. Post medieval lead bale seal
    14.Georgian thimble
    15.Post medieval knife pommel
    16. 16thC Tudor button
    17. Medieval gilded animal headed mount
    18. Buckle fragment
    19. 1770's 2 penny weight and 13 grain coin weight = 10 shillings Obv D2 G16
    20. Georgian watch winder


    1.27 18th to 20th C copper coins


    1. 4 18th to 20th C copper coins
    5. 16thC Tudor Elizabethan lead illegal tavern token
    6. Post medieval lead hanging weight
    7. Post medieval lead hanging weight
    8.19thC buckle
    9. Georgian draw pull
    10. Unknown copper spike
    12. Victorian copper mount
    13. Victorian copper mount
    14.23 Post Tudor buttons


    18 Post Tudor pottery shards


    10 Post Tudor pottery shards

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    Fantastic finds! Congrats.

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    What a great pouch! Congratulations!

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    Congrats on the great finds! Cant wait to get over there to try to save some history myself

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    great finds... great pouch with assortment...

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    That brooch is stunning! Congratulations on that and your other finds.

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    What a great collection. Huge....congrats

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    Watching you work a field Christy proves it right here in this pouch. Treasure, awesome cut silver, and relics. You certainly have my vote, congratulations Christy.

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    Christie what a crack'in pouch for sure!

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    POTY

    Pouch of the year contender

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