Find of the Month 2015

 

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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January

COIN


Joint 1st - Caratacus Pegasus silver minim Atrebates Tribe 40-43 AD, Liam Argent.

Joint 1st - Cnut short cross type penny 1029-1035, Nick Argent.

 

Second - Henry VI penny, Paul Emmons.

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Saxon cruciform brooch fragment, Tony Robson.

 

Second - Papal bulla, Ray McIntosh.

 

Third - Roman ring, Liam Argent.

 

February

COIN

 

 First - Saxon sceatta Class C1 Standard Totii 680-710AD, Mike Steele.

 

Second - Licinius Billon Argenteus 310AD, Nick Argent.


Third - Edward I halfpenny 1272-1303, Liam Argent.

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Bronze age terret style pendant, Tony Robson.

 

 Second - Roman brooch 1st century, Nick Argent.

 

Third - H Neal one shilling Spitalfield Market token, Steve Connell.

 

March

COIN

 

First - Saxon sceatta, Dave Knipe.

 

 Second - Henry V halfpenny, Rick Johnson.

 

Third - Magnentius Double centenionalis 350-353 AD, Nick Argent.

 

ARTEFACT

  

First - Papal bulla Pope Clement VI 1342-1352, Dave Winchester.

 

  

Second - Riding crop mount, Philip Price.

 

Third - Coin weight, Carl Tuffin.

 

April

COIN

 

First - Edward farthing, Sheridan Vaughan.

 

 Second - Edward penny York mint, Katherine Aldrich.

 

 Third - Henry II penny Pieres London mint, Rick Johnson.


ARTEFACT

 

First - Romano/British lead face, Mike Lucraft.

 

 Second - Double sided seal matrix, Anthony Aldrich.

 

 Third - Mediaeval buckle 1st century, Dave Knipe.

 

MAY

COIN

 

First - Edward I Irish farthing, Dublin mint, 1272-1307, Liam Argent.

 

Second - Henry III coin, Mick White.

 

Third - Edward I penny, Rick Johnson.

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Intaglio and gold band (Roman soldier), Sheridan Vaughan.

 

Second - Spur rowel 1375-1400, Rick Johnson.

 

Third -Large crotal bell. Robert Wells of Lincolnshire 1760, Mike Steele.

 

JUNE

COIN

 

 First - Aethelred II cut quarter Oxford mint 978-1016AD,Nick Argent.


Second - Porcupine sceatta, Rick Johnson.

 

Third - Henry II York mint 1154-1159, Susan Coote.

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Mediaeval merchants ring 14th/15th century, Perry Coote.

 

Second - Seal matrix Victoria, Nigel Pryor.

 

Third - Saxon wrist strap, Liam Argent.

 

JULY

COIN

 

First - Sextus Pompey denarius 37BC, Sheridan Vaughan.

 

Second - Eastern type two boars bronze unit 54 BC, Julie Argent.


Third - George III shilling, Lynn Chesterman.

 

ARTEFACT

 

Joint First - George III half guinea 1706 token, Dave Knipe.

 

Joint First - Gold ring, Sheridan Vaughan.

 

Second - Name tag (face) A.H Gardner (offside) Buffalo N.Y., Martin Spencer.

 

AUGUST

COIN

 

First - Elizabeth I milled coinage 1568 (Very rare), Liam Argent.

 

Second - Cunobelin Classic full gold stater 8-40BC, Sheridan Vaughan.

 

Third - Cut half John, Lynn Chesterman.


ARTEFACT

 

First - Roman bronze ring, Dave Winchester.

 

Second - Pilgrims ampulla 15th Cent. Scallop/lily in lily pot, Sheridan Vaughan.

 

Third - Scent bottle top 1906 art nouveau art deco, Katherine Aldrich.


SEPTEMBER

COIN

 

First - Charles I half groat, Peter Minshall.

 

Second - George III gold guinea 1786, Nick Argent

 

Third - Roman Constantine II AE4 Quadrans, Tony Robson.


ARTEFACT

 

First - Ring brooch 13/14th cent. Silver gilt, Peter Minshall.

 

 

Second - Fibula brooch, Lynn Chesterman. 

 

Third - Grenadiers match case (circa 1750), Martin Spencer.

 

OCTOBER

COIN

 

 First - Elizabeth I sixpence 1575, Philip Price.

 

Second - Irish halfpenny King John, Anthony Aldrich.

 

 

Third - Antoninus Pius denarius 145-161 AD, Liam Argent.

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Viking stirrup mount. Wolf's head design, Nick Argent.

 

Second - Saxon zoomorphic strap end (fish), Rick Johnson.

 

Third - 18ct wedding band 1804/5, Alan Saunders.

 

NOVEMBER

COIN

 

First - Edward I Irish farthing Waterford mint 1272-1307, Liam Argent.

 

 Second - Silver denarius Septimus Severus, Dave Knipe.

 

Third - Edward III long cross penny, Peter Minshall.

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Iron Age toggle, Dave Knipe.

 

Second - Toy cannon, John O'Leary. 

 


Joint Third - Roman fibula brooch first/second century, Liam Argent.

 

Joint Third - Bronze Age socketed spear tip 1200-700 BC, Nick Argent.

 

DECEMBER

COIN

 

First - Cunobelinus quarter stater Celtic Biga type 8-41 AD, Julie Argent.

 

Second - Henry III voided long cross penny Canterbury mint, Philip Price.

 

 

Third - Roman siliqua, Peter James.

ARTEFACT

 

First - Medieval buckle (Flower type design) 1380-1500, Liam Argent.

 

 

Second - Military badge (Royal Household) might be earlier, John O'Leary. 

 

  

Third - Silver lozenge pendant, Lynn Chesterman.