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« on: November 11, 2017, 08:41:08 PM »

Hi guys been busy this week helping my mate lay celotex insulation to the floor of his new build house, so Friday I gave myself the day off. Anyway by 8am I was on the field and these are my results for the day. The half groat is Henry V111 posthumous issue. I would appreciate your thoughts on the bronze item, possible medieval key or mount of sorts Undecided Undecided  Wink


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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2017, 09:52:20 PM »

Wow, again, Paul. What a nice mix of finds.
The bronze item could indeed be the top of a key or possibly a small buckle. Given the size it could even be a clothes decoration or one side of a clasp ?
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2017, 11:01:27 PM »

Excellent finds again Paul.  That's the first Henry V111 I've seen.  Great find.  And I'll go along with Val and say the bronze find is part of a key perhaps.
Me and Ron are heading south tomorrow so will post tomorrow evening or Monday.  (If we find anything to photograph of course).
Happy Digging!!  Tom.
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2017, 11:12:45 PM »

Wow, again, Paul. What a nice mix of finds.
The bronze item could indeed be the top of a key or possibly a small buckle. Given the size it could even be a clothes decoration or one side of a clasp ?
Thanks Val, I'll do a bit more research tomorrow to see if I can narrow it down, off to bed now got 3 grandaughters sleeping over, one 10, one 8, and one 4 she has an earache so could be a long night...lol.  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2017, 11:17:17 PM »

Excellent finds again Paul.  That's the first Henry V111 I've seen.  Great find.  And I'll go along with Val and say the bronze find is part of a key perhaps.
Me and Ron are heading south tomorrow so will post tomorrow evening or Monday.  (If we find anything to photograph of course).
Happy Digging!!  Tom.
South  Huh How far South  Wink I'm worried now lol...Only joking you guys are normally on the finds so best of luck.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2017, 07:28:10 AM »

Some nice finds well done mate.
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« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2017, 08:15:30 AM »

100% Paul...go with Val on the I'd..👍
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« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2017, 01:50:03 PM »

Well done Paul keep up the good work Grin
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« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2017, 03:11:02 PM »

Paul, Iíve found an almost match for the bronze but canít figure out how to post the pic.

Itís on Pinterest and is listed under Medieval Keys as a Roman bronze folding key 4th - 5th cent. Byzantine culture from 1st to 7th cent.
If you canít find it send me your email address in PM and Iíll send it as mail.
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« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2017, 08:46:48 PM »

lovely finds there paul,you've got some great land there,good on you. Wink
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« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2017, 10:14:27 PM »

cracking henry............. Shocked
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« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2017, 04:48:05 PM »

Paul, Iíve found an almost match for the bronze but canít figure out how to post the pic.

Itís on Pinterest and is listed under Medieval Keys as a Roman bronze folding key 4th - 5th cent. Byzantine culture from 1st to 7th cent.
If you canít find it send me your email address in PM and Iíll send it as mail.
Thanks Val.  Wink
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« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2017, 02:03:47 PM »

Nice finds again Smiley - I do like the half groat, it's quite nice for one of those.
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