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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November

COIN

 

1st   Edward III Noble pre-treaty period 1351   Tony Robson

 

2nd   Trinovantes Quarter Stater Harlow Flyer type 60-50 BC   Nick Argent

 

3rd   Elizabeth I Shilling 1560-61   Lorraine Sansom

 

ARTEFACT

 

1st   Silver Thimble Birmingham 1909-10   Tony Robson

 

2nd    Roman Nail Cleaner 1st-2nd c.   Liam Argent

 

3rd   Roman Rosette Brooch 1st-2nd c.   Nick Argent

 

October

COIN

 

1st    French double Patard of  Charles the Bold 15th c.    Lynn Chesterman

 

2nd    Catuvellauni Whaddon Chase Stater 53-51BC    Nick Argent

 

3rd     George III Halfcrown 1819    Tony Robson


ARTEFACT

 

1st    Posy ring   'Where this I give I wish to live'   Don Morris

 

2nd    Roman Umbonate brooch    2nd century AD    David Alexander

 

3rd    Button   'Maiden of Mercers'    Jerry Jones

 

September

COIN

 

1st    Edward III half Noble 1361-1363    Joe Goodwin

 

2nd    Celtic quarter Stater 65-50BC    Mark Fletcher

 

3rd    Stephen penny 1150-1154    Michael Merrett


ARTEFACT

 

1st    Medieval gilded horse harness pendant    Joe Goodwin

 

2nd    Ring brooch 13-14th C.    Don Morris

 

3rd   Annular strap end buckle c.1450    Liam Argent

 

August

COIN

 

 1st   Edward III   quarter Noble 1351-1377    Joe Goodwin


2nd    Sceat    695-740AD   series D continental issue     Michael Goodman

 

3rd   Edward I   Irish farthing    Phil Price


 

ARTEFACT

 

1st   Saxon square-headed brooch   7th century    Liam Argent

 

2nd   Heraldic pendant  14-15th century   Perry Coote

 

3rd   Medieval pilgrim's ampulla    Don Morris

 

 

July

COIN

 

1st   Edward penny   Mick White

 

2nd  Rose farthing   Peter Minshall

 

 


3rd No third entry

 

 

ARTEFACT

 

1st   Late Saxon fiddle key nail   Melinda Barham

 

2nd   Clock key   Roy Sansom

 

3rd   Roman fibula brooch   Chris Morgan


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