Metal detecting holidays in England with the World's most successful metal detecting club.

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    Oct 2003 Finds page



    Galo Belgic Clacton type 70BC and it is actually in the coin book for once !!
    1856 Young bust Victorian gold half sovereign
    1845 Victorian silver shilling
    William IV silver sixpence
    William III 1696 silver shilling
    Medieval clothes fastener
    More finds on their way
    150BC Roman Republic denarius, what a fantastic find
    From a duckling to a swan ! Crusty Roman coin, pick it and heh presto ! a 150BC Roman Imperial silver coin !!!
    What a beautiful artefact, a 15th C ornate dagger handle, traces of silver inlay remain

    What can you say about a find like this, just beautifully tooled solid gold sword pommel and probably owned by a very important Saxon.

    Saxon (c.550-650AD) dagger cheaf end piece - on display in Colchester museum

    Really nice 18thC silver decorated clog fastener
    Early decorated silver thimble with lions head design
    19thC monogrammed livery button
    17thC shoe buckle
    18thC Shoe buckle
    Monogrammed button
    Enamelled badge probably 20thC
    Heavily gilded button
    King and Empire, Services rendered metal. What a neat find
    Bronze signet ring with shield design
    Medieval turret ring with Avai Maria inscribed on it
    16thC Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat
    Another 17thC snake buckle
    Decorated silver thimble
    1/2 oz trade weight probably Victorian
    Beautiful 1500's Elizabeth 1st hammered silver penny
    1600's Charles 1st hammered silver penny
    Silva siliqua of Constantine III 5thC
    2nd Regiment of foot button
    Great local find, Colchester volunteers button
    Great find, powder flask no idea of date yet
    Silver top
    44th Regiment of foot button
    13th Regiment of foot button
    Early decorated piece
    Very unusual Spur, not in the books
    Early hammered token
    Huge early fishscale decorated cow bell
    14thC Edward hammered silver penny
    Liverpool 15thC hammered token
    Cunobelin Gold full stater 10 to 40 AD
    Richard II 1377 hammered silver half groat Cunobelin silver quarter stater, this could be very rare as it is not in the coin books again !!
    1559 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver shilling
    Rare plume above shield Charles 1st 1625 hammered silver shilling (12 pence)
    Bell clapper
    Some nice early buckles
    15thC hammered token
    1758 George II silver one pence
    Heraldic shield 'Chedder' horse decoration
    Henry 12thC short cross hammered silver cut half penny
    3/4thC Roman bronze
    1649 Commonweath silver half groat
    Decorated silver thimble 16thC
    Unusual 15thC Jetton
    North Western comapny button
    1820 George III 'bullhead' silver milled silver shilling
    Large 19thC heavy horse decoration
    Very early looking key
    Early Tudor button
    Roman steelyard weight
    Ornate snake head
    Small brooch probably 19thC
    1846 Victorian milled silver sixpence
    Early design Charles 1st silvered cufflink ?
    1797 George III cartwheel penny ( Texas Dave got two off the same field)
    Rare find 1697 William and Mary copper penny
    Henry II 1180 AD hammered silver penny
    Medieval Dress fastener
    Nice early decorated piece
    16thC snake belt
    Early belt decoration
    18thC exploded toy cannon
    Victoria 50th jubelie medal 1887
    17thC cloak hook
    Very early Heraldic lead seal probably 14thC
    Solid silver butterfly
    One once trade weigh
    1772 Foreign silver coin , Dutch ?
    Superb find, Medieval decorated hawking bell and it still rings !
    Another nice bell type trade weight
    Fantastic artefact, engraved solid silver miniture mug, writng looks German 16thC
    Miltary button
    1696 William III silver love token
    Goergian trade weight
    Chatham Railway rally button
    Early lead gaming counter
    Georgian coin weight
    19thC livery button
    1723 London Mint Georgian Irish penny
    Interesting peice
    Elizabeth 1st hammered silver 1/2 groat
    Early hammered token
    18thC token
    1696 William III silver loved token
    15thC lead token
    Pot leg, probably Medieval
    Early lead gaming counter
    Early peice
    17thC dress hook
    Tudor button
    Bronze acorn
    4thC Roman bronze used by an 8thC Saxon as a pendant
    15thC buckle
    19thC 12 shilling Belvadere token
    Edward 1300's hammered silver longcross penny
    Late milled silver, halfcrown, shilling and sixpences
    Edward 1300's hammered silver groat


    Huge 18thC silver thimble
    Roman looking charm
    Another Georgian trade weight
    Solid silver ring, looks fairly modern
    1943 George VI Silver sixpence
    Bust of Lenin ? Real nice artefact
    Too large for a watch winder and has serpents heads on it's rim
    Small bell, no idea of date or use yet
    1900's general service button
    18thC ornate watch winder
    19thC flower button
    Solid silver band ?
    Dino the dinosaur !!
    Solid silver clasp, looks Scottish 1700's
    1564 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver groat
    1327 Edward hammerd silver half penny
    9th Saxon pin
    Nice deorated piece
    Tudor button
    Roman denarius from the Roman Republic that was struck by M.Fourius L. f. Philus between 110-108 BC

    17/18th C Gold Angel

    Minted as a medallion to wear around the neck for healing purposes

    CARMD.G.M.ER EF.HI.REX on the ship side


    Winged angel with a spear on one side.

    Unkown Celtic 1/4 stater - waiting report from the British museum found by Alaskan George
    1891 Victorian sovereign found by NY Jim