Find of the Month 2012

January

Coins

1st- Michael Steele with a Charles 1st 20 Pence

 

2nd - Andrew Drake with a John Short Cross Penny

 

3rd - Mick Rogerson with a Henry VI Half Groat

  

Artefacts

1st - Robert Shepherd with a Iron Age Axe Head

 

2nd - Steve Connel with a glass and Silver Stud

3rd - Nick Argent with a Queen Victoria Medal

February

Coins

1st- Liam Argent with an Elizabeth I Penny

Joint 2nd - Michael Steel with a Antonius Pius Denarius 144AD

 

Joint 2nd - Dave Knipe with a Henry VIII Half Groat

Joint 2nd - Robert Browning with a James II Sixpence 1685-88

 Joint 2nd - Michael White with a Celtic Bronze

Artefacts

1st - Steve Knipe with a gold mourning ring

2nd - Nick Argent witha Zoomorphic Roman Fish Brooch

3rd - Steve Connell with a gold ring 1839

March

Coins

1st- Dave Winchester with a William II coin.

  

2nd - Ray McIntosh with a quarter stater Morini tribe - Tree and boat.

   

Joint 3rd - Nick Argent with a Napoleon III 5centimes 1854.

  

Joint 3rd - Nigel Pryor with an Elizabeth I penny.

  

 Artefacts

Joint 1st - Robert Browning with a silver thimble 17th century.

 

Joint 1st - Dave Winchester with a Silver Saxon strapend

 

2nd - Steve Connel with a coin weight

Joint 3rd - George Pryor with a Lead Token

 

Joint 3rd - Michael White with a Jetton

 

April 

Coins
 
1st- Michael White with an Edward III Half Groat London Mint

 
   
2nd - Steve Connel with a George III Silver Bank Token 1812

 
 
 Joint 3rd - Lee Andrews with a Henry VII Half Groat.

 

 Joint 3rd - Dave Knipe with a Henry III Cut Half


  
  
 
 Artefacts

1st - Lee Andrews with a Gold Ring. 
 
 

2nd - Nigel Pryor with a 17th Century Trade Token


 

Joint 3rd - Steve Connel with a Roman Figure 


 

May

Coins

First - Nick Argent with a John short cross penny London Mint 1199-1216.

 

Second -  Steve Connel with a Charles I halfpenny.


 

Third - Peter Vincent with a Henry III cut half 1251-1272.

 

Artefacts

First - Michael Steele with a Roman zoomorphic swan brooch early 3rd century.


Joint Second - Lee Andrews with an earring.


Joint Second -  Tony Robson with an Edwardian/Victorian silver brooch.

Joint Second -  Nigel Pryor with a trade token.


Third - Nick Argent with a silver cuff link hallmarked 1889.

 

June

Coins

First - Steve Knipe with an Edward VII half sovereign 1903.

 

Second -  Michael Steele with a James I penny 3rd coinage 1619-25.

 

Joint Third - Robert Browning with a Henry III voided long cross Henri Calumo.


 

Joint Third - Steve Connel with an Edward I long cross penny.

 

Artefacts

First - Nigel Pryor with a Saxon strap end.

Joint Second - Steve Knipe with an 18th century furniture mount (Eagle).

Joint Second -  Robert Browning with a Tudor/Stuart clothes hook.


Joint Third -  Michael Steele with a Victorian/Edwardian 9ct gold locket.


Joint Third - Steve Connel with a gold ring.

July

Coins

First - Lee Andrews with a Henry VIII halfpenny London mint.


 

Second -  Terry Searle with an Arabic Dirham.


 

Joint Third - Steve Knipe with a poss. Roman Constantine.

 

Joint Third - Michael Steele with a Roman Constantine 1 follis 307-337AD.

 

Joint Third - Steve Connel with a silver sixpence 1835.

 

Artefacts

First - Steve Connel with a silver ring 1903 In God We Trust. Inside United States of America half dollar.


Joint Second - Lee Andrews with a gold ring with diamond garnet poss. Ruby. No hallmark.

 

Joint Second -  Dave Winchester with a mediaeval seal matrix.


 

Third -  Nigel Pryor with a Nuernberg Krauwinkel jetton 1586-1636

August

Coins

First - Dave Winchester with a William III Guinea (1696).

   

Second -  Julie Argent with an Edward I penny.

  

Third - Terry Searle with a Victorian halfcrown.

 

Artifacts

First - Michael White with a Seal Matrix.


Second - Liam Argent with a mediaeval ring with red gem stones (ruby).


Joint Third -  Nigel Pryor with an attendance medal Sunday school 19.10.20.


Joint Third -  Terry Searle with a Celtic woad grinder.


Joint Third -  Steve Connel with a 15th century seal ring.

September

COINS

First - Dave Winchester with a Saxon Sceatta Eclectic Carip.
 

Second -  Julie Argent with an Edward III Groat Pretreaty 1351-61

 

Third - Martin Spencer with an Elizabeth I sixpence 1572

 

ARTEFACTS

First - Julie Argent with a Roman bird hairpin.


Second - Dave Winchester with a mediaeval bird mount.


Third -  Tony Robson with a Georgian fob seal 18th century.


October

COINS

First - Michael White with a Celtic silver unit.

  

Second - Steve Connell with an Elizabeth 1st silver shilling 2nd issue 1573-8.

 

Joint Third - Liam Argent with a Roman Arcadius 370-380AD.

Joint Third - Mike Lucraft with a bronze unit Tasc Catuvellauni.

 

ARTEFACTS

First - Tony Robson with a silver Victorian thimble.

Second - Nick Argent with a pilgrims badge St Leonard 13th/14thcentury.

Third - SteveConnell with a gold ring.

 

November

First - Michael Steele with a George I South Sea Company Shilling 1723.

 

Second -  Liam Argent with an Edward III Halfpenny.

 

Joint Third - Michael White with an Edward III Groat.

 

Joint Third - Steve Knipe with a Victoria Groat 1839

  

ARTEFACTS

First - Steve Connell with a mediaeval Seal Matrix.

 

Second - Michael Steele with a Henry VII/VIII bronze trade weight.

 

Third - Peter Minshall with a Celtic button and loop fastener.

December

COINS 


First - Michael Steele with an Anglo Saxon sceat "Heavenward
Gaze".

 

Second - Mike Lucraft with a Scottish Alexander III Penny.

 

Joint Third - Dave Knipe with a Roman ae3  - 4th Century.

 

Joint Third - Steve Connell with a Victorian Half Sovereign.

 

Joint Third - Nick Argent with an Edward II Farthing.

 

 ARTEFACTS

First - Liam Argent with a mediaeval buckle.

Joint Second - Mike Lucraft with a belt mount 15th-17th century.

Joint Second - Steve Connell with a silver cufflink 1905.

Joint Third - Nick Argent with a mediaeval dagger chape/scabbardmount.

Joint Third - Michael Steele with a silver scarf ring with pearls (1940-60).

Joint Third - Tom Wyatt with a Georgian buckle.