ENGLAND Fall 2016

2 weeks with Chicago Ron and freinds

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The Crew for week 1, fall of 2016

The Crew for week 2, fall of 2016

Our van for the 2 weeks.

One of the many fields we got to hunt

Another of the many fields we got to hunt

Another of the many fields we got to hunt

 

   

Watch Winder in the freshly dug dirt clod

Another look at the watch winder clod

Watch winder removed from the dirt clod.

Full Groat 1350's

Full Groat 1350's 

Small Hammered Silver coin

   

1500's Church

1500's Church

1500's Church

Bell in the Church

Up in the Church bell tower.

Crushed Silver Thimble

Hammered Silver

1603 James 1st hammered silver penny

Musket Ball in the hole

 

Another Hammered coin. 1247 Edward 1st hammered silver penny

Interesting use of beer kegs.

Part of a  Hammered Long Cross Silver coin

Oh look, another watch winder. Every watch must have come with a dozen extras.

More fields

More fields

 

 

 

 

Beautiful find !! 

1604 James 1st hammered silver sixpence

1604 James 1st hammered silver sixpence

17thC copper finger ring

17thC copper finger ring

More BIG silver

1707 Anne milled silver shilling 

1707 Anne milled silver shilling (rev)

BOOM !!!! Propane cannon.

Another field

 

One days crap

Big coin in the freshly dug dirt clod

Closer view

Silver Two Shillings coin. Badly corroded from farm chemicals

Bronze slag. Maybe left over from an AXE forging.

No there was no gold over there, I looked.

Silver cuff link or button.

Gee another watch winder

Big copper coin (greenie) in the clod

 

Misc mounts, shield pendant, buttons, trade weight.

My big silvers. Milled Sixpences and thimbles.

Hammered silvers

1604 James 1st hammered silver sixpence - Lis mint mark

1604 James 1st hammered silver sixpence - Lis mint mark

1351-2 Edward III hammered silver groat 

My 1st Commonwealth coin

Thimbles, lead seals, clasps

A key, Musket balls, Watch Winders, Roman glass

The Greenies

 

Buttons. I dont keep many anymore unless there is something interesting on them

Crotal bells

   

 

Of the ton of targets I dug in 14 days, this is what I kept.

This is derived from the actual export license application.  

 

1. 1604 James 1st hammered silver sixpence - Lis mint mark

2. 1351-2 Edward III hammered silver groat (4 pence) - Series C obv EDWA***** FRANC Rev CIVI/TAS/LOND/DON - London mint

3. 1707 Anne milled silver shilling - Exeter mint mark

4. 1526-55 Henry VIII hammered silver half penny - 2nd coinage - Lis mint mark - Type 1Bc ,Brush hair Obv h'D'G'***A' London mint

5. 1649 Commonwealth hammered silver penny

6. Georgian silver decorated thimble

7. 1247 Henry III hammered silver voided long cross farthing

8. 1485 Henry VII hammered silver sovereign penny

9. 1310-14 Edward II hammered silver half penny - Class 11 Obv EDWARDVS REX ***NG Rev CIVI/TAS ****

10. 1603 James 1st hammered silver penny

11. 1857 Victoria milled silver sixpence

12.1247 Edward 1st hammered silver penny London mint

13. 1853 Victoria milled silver sixpence

14.Medieval hammered silver long cross penny fragment

15. Georgian monogrammed silver cuff link

16.1916 George V milled silver sixpence

17.1945 George VI milled silver florin

18. Medieval hammered silver half penny - Quadrefoil at centre of reverse cross - York mint

19. Early medieval gilded serpent head bracelet finial

20. Medieval fleur de lis pendant

 

1. 17thC clothing fastener

2.Edwardain pendant

3. Georgian silver decorated thimble

4. c10thC Saxon stirrup mount

5. 14thC Heraldic medieval shield pendant - rampant Lion with enamelled inlay

6.Georgian trade weight

7. 18thC clog fastener

8. 1500-1700 mount

10.17thC c opper finger ring

11. 1500-1700 mount

12. 1550-1500 buckle

13.Georgian fob seal holder top

14. Georgian mount

15. 16thC Tudor fretwork button

16.2 Georgian watch winders

17. Georgian lead tobacco jar lid handle

18. 1500-1700 mount

19.1500-1700 mount

20. 18thC crotal bell

 

1.7 WWII AA flack shell fragments

14. Roman glass bottle

15. Georgian thimble

16. Georgian key

18. Georgian buckle

19.4 Georgian thimbles  

1. 18thC crotal bell

2. 17thC crotal bell

3.Georgian spur

4. 1500 -1650 buckle

5.19thC buckle

6. Post medieval lead bale seal

7. 15thC lead token

9. 17thC lead token

10. Post medieval lead alnage cloth seal

11. Post medieval lead bale seal

12.7 lead musket ball/bullets

15. Post medieval lead bale seal

16. Victorian gas cock key

17.Victorian silver cane band

18.2 buckle fragments

20. Georgian watch winder 

27 clay pipe stems  

1. 19 clay pipe stems/bowls

19.Clay marble  

24- 18th to 20th C copper coins  

24- 18th to 20th C copper coins 

29- 18th to 20th C copper coins  

1. 7- 18th to 20th C copper coins

6. 17thC Henry Lamb of Colchester hammered copper trade farthing

7.17thC hammered copper trade farthing

8. Medieval French jetton

9. 2 Post Tudor pottery shards

10. medieval hammered silver long cross penny fragment

11.34 Post Tudor buttons

 

   

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