Find of the Month 2013

January

Meeting cancelled due to heavy snow

 

February

COINS

First - Dave Knipe with a Richard II halfpenny.

 

Second - Julie Argent with a Roman Denarius Severus Alexander.

 

Joint Third - John Sheehy with a George V Sovereign.

 

Joint Third - Michael Steele with an Edward I/II penny.

 

ARTEFACTS

First - Steve Connell with a Umbonate Roman brooch.

Second - Michael Steele with a middle Saxon pin 8-10th
century.

Third - Martin Spencer with a Roman brooch.

March

COINS 

First - Nick Argent with a George II Maundy Penny.

  

Second - Michael White with an Elizabeth I Penny -second coinage 1560-61.

  

Third - Anthony Aldrich with a George III sixpence.

  

ARTEFACTS

 First - Michael White with a belt stiffener.

 

Second - Michael Steele with a 17thcent tradetoken Robert Halls, Linton, Cambridgeshire.

 

Third - Anthony Aldrich with a horse pendant.

 

April

COINS

First - Michael Steele with a Richard II halfpenny London mint.

 

Second - Nick Argent with a Roman Tetricus I 270-273AD.

 

 Third - Peter Minshal with a cut quarter Henry II/III.

  

 ARTEFACTS

First - Julie Argent with a Charles I mount.

 

Second - Michael White with a spectacle buckle with pin and plate.

 

Third - Peter Minshal with a 14/15thcent horse harness mount gilded.

May

COIN

First - Catherine Aldrich with a gold Ambiani stater.

  

Second - Michael White with a Henry II short cross (1180-1189).

  

Third - Steve Connell with an Elizabeth I threefarthings.

  

 

ARTEFACT

 

First - Nick Argent with a mediaeval buckle (1350-1400).

 

Second - Martin Spencer with a market trade token (sixpence).

 

Third - Steve Connell with a silver cufflink (threepence).


June

COIN

First  -  Peter Minshal with a Celtic silver unit.

  

Second  -  Michael White with a cut half John (1199-1216).

   

Third  -  Carl Tuffin with a gold sovereign (1868).

  

 

ARTEFACT

First  -  Michael Steele with an iron age enamelled torc fragment.

 

Second  -  Peter Minshal with a mediaeval brooch.

 

Third  -  Steve Connell with a token (1657) John jeffrson innholder.

 

July

COIN

First  -  Edward III gold quarter noble fourth coinage treaty period 1363-1369,

Steve Connell.

  

Second  -  Philip and Mary base penny Spink 2510A, Michael Steele.

  

Third  -  Sesertius of Commodus 161-180AD, Liam Argent.

  

 

ARTEFACT

First  -  14th century harness pendant complete with suspension hanger,

Michael Steele.

 

 

Second  -  14th/15th century lozenge bow mediaeval key, Steve Connell.

 

 

Third  -  Fish scale crotal bell, Julie Argent.

August

COIN

First - Henry VI halfpenny, Nick Argent.

  

Second - George IV sovereign (1827),Steve Connell.

  

Third - Edward III half groat, Liam Argent.

  


ARTEFACT

First  -  13/14th century chess piece seal +SI.GVLIM, Nick Argent.

 

Second  -  Roman fibula brooch, Liam Argent.

 

Third  -  13th century buckle, Julie Argent.

 

September

COIN

  

 First  -  Henry VIII "sovereign" type penny Cardinal Wolsey Durham mint, Nick Argent.

  

Second  -  Roman denarius Domitian, Carl Tuffin.

  

Third  -  Richard II halfpenny London mint, Steve Connell.


ARTEFACT

 

First  -  Roman fibula brooch, Nick Argent.

 

Second  -  Mediaeval buckle 1350-1400, Julie Argent.

 

Third  -  US rifleman's badge,Carl Tuffin.

October

COIN

First  -  North Thames quarter stater 40-45 BC (only four examples known), Julie Argent.

Second  -  Henry III cut quarter 1216-1272, Liam Argent.

  

Joint Third  -  George III half guinea "spade type" 1798, Steve Connell.

  

Joint Third  -  Edward I farthing 1272-1307, Nick Argent.

 

 

ARTEFACT

First  -  Ornamental staff head 11/12th century, Peter Barden.

 

Second  -  Saxon bell, Steve Connell.

 

Third  -  Roman ear scoop and nail cleaner, Julie Argent.

 

November

COIN

First  -  Nerva denarius 96-98 AD, Peter Minshall.

  

Second  -  Octavian Republic denarius 27-29 BC, Nick Argent.

  

Third  -  Irish penny King John 1200-1210, Mick Green.

 

 

ARTEFACT

First  -  Seal matrix, Peter Minshall.

 

Second  -  Silver bodkin needle 16-17th centuries, Nick Argent.

 

Third  -  Silver fob seal hallmarked London 1791-92 maker Charles Haugham, Michael Steele.

 

December

COIN

First  -  Henry VIII groat but Henry VII image, Peter Barden

  

Second  -  James I portcullis halfpenny 1603, Nick Argent

  

Third  -  Elizabeth I sixpence 1561 (love token) Pheon mintmark, Steve Connell.

  

 

ARTEFACT

First  -  Celtic or Roman horse mount, Peter Barden

 

Second  -  Roman/Saxon ring, George Pryor

 

Third  -  Roman brooch, Dave Mockett.