Find of the Month 2018

MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE

1. To be eligible for the monthly competition, the Coin/Artefact must have been recently found by the person who is entering it.

2. Any item put on the table which is considered to be of doubtful provenance, will not be accepted for the monthly competition.

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June

COIN


1st Roman republic AR Denarius 67BC   Roy Sansom

 

2nd Henry III penny Willem, London mint 1247-1272   Nick Argent

 

3rd No entry


ARTEFACT

 

1st Zoomorphic strap end   Saxon/Celtic   Michael Merritt

 

2nd 1st-2nd century  Roman bucket/vessel mount   Nick Argent

 

3rd Medieval lead button Sharon Hart


May

COIN

 

1st    Regini & Atrebates Selsey uniface stater 60-65BC    Nick Argent

 

2nd     Henry cut quarter penny   Don Morris


3rd    Charles I Scottish 20 pence    Ray McIntosh 

 

ARTEFACTS

 

1st    Bronze age axe head (broken)    Sharon Hart

 

2nd    Anglo Saxon zoomorphic hanging bowl mount 650-750AD    Nick Argent

 

3rd    J. Aitkin & Sons silver art nouveau brooch 1911    Liam Argent

 

April

COIN


1st    Celtic silver unit Cunobelinus hunting dog    Ray L'Honore

 

2nd    Victoria sovereign 1880 London mint    Peter Minshall


3rd    Henry VIII 'sovereign' penny    Nigel Pryor


ARTEFACT

 

1st    Silver cufflink c1700-1750    Melinda Barham

 

2nd    Tudor dagger quillon 16-17th c.    Liam Argent

 

3rd    Buckle with pin    Ian Holmes

 

March

COIN


1st    Offa penny 780-792 AD    Raymond L'Honore

 

2nd    Henry III voided long cross penny Newcastle mint     Liam Argent

 

3rd    William III half guinea 1698    Mark Fletcher

 

ARTEFACT 

 

1st    Vesica seal matrix c.1350    Derek Cross

 

2nd    Horse harness mount 17th century    Nigel Pryor

 

3rd    Coin weight    Mick White

 

February

COIN

 

1st    Roman Allectus    London mint    Dave Knipe

 

2nd    Saxon Sceat continental issue series E 'porcupine style' 695-740 AD Liam Argent

 

3rd    Edward I penny Newcastle mint    Joe Goodwin

 

ARTEFACT

 

1st    Crotal bell 15th-16th century     Nick Argent


2nd    Gaming piece  Put and Take spinner    Mick White

 

3rd    Post medieval hooked clothes fastener    Tony Robson

 

January

COIN


1st    Faustina AS 147 - 175AD     Liam Argent


2nd    Henry VI penny 1422 - 1461    Lorraine Sansom


3rd    John short cross penny    Tony Robson

 

ARTEFACT 

 

1st    Roman goddess mount    John O'Leary

 

2nd    Votive axe head    Liam Argent


3rd    18th century button    Peter Minshall