ENGLAND 2008

 

Once again I have made the trip to England. And once again we are visiting the Colchester region of England.

I met up with Ron from Chicago and his group of hunters.

We again stayed in the converted barn. And had access to all the same fields and was able to move about with or own van. 

 

Just arrived

The VAN

The back of the VAN

The Barn near Maningtree

The Barn

Local wildlife

Local landmark

Dedham

The crew

 

Some of the Fields

 

Some of my Finds

1945 George VI milled silver florin (24 pence)

1841 Victorian milled silver shilling

1594 -6 Elizabeth 1st hammered silver half groat - woolpack mint mark

1868 Victorian milled silver 3 pence

1688 James II milled silver sixpence - love token

Hammered silver long cross penny

 

18thC crotal bell

 

16th Century Tudor seal matrix - horse head facing right

 

More WWII 40mm Anti-Aircraft flak fragments. And a 50 cal BMG bullet.

 

Buttons

They are everywhere!! I gave away or tossed another pile of 4-hole and flat buttons.

 

1797 Two Pence (Cartwheel)

 

Some Other stuff

Musket Balls

18th Century Silver Clog Fastener 

2 Gregorian Thimbles 

18th Century Watch Winder 

Medieval lead token long cross and pellet 

RR Button

1825 D.Hill & Co Wollen manufacturers token

German Coin Fragment

Victorian shield mount with 4 integral lugs

 

10th Century Saxon Harness Cheek Piece

 

Will upload other finds soon

 

  ************ Went again in the fall of 2009 ************

 

For complete information on these hunts, use the following link....

http://www.colchestertreasurehunting.co.uk/

Have any questions?, you can email me directly at......

mking11@earthlink.net

 

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