A strap/belt end, Henry VIII coin and a mystery object!

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Good evening All.
I trust you are all well.

Here are three items from my past couple of outings. The field in question was the last one on my small permission to be ploughed and drilled.
A shame, since I'm now relegated to the pasture. But no complaints!

The (presumed) strap/belt end was a surprise really, as I had just begun searching and the part of the field that I found it in is where farm traffic etc tends to trundle about and I've never had the good fortune to be there when it's been ploughed. It's also right next to busy road, so plenty of trash in the ground.
It looks as though it was once silvered (if that's the correct term?) but mostly that's been worn off. To my eye, the design on one side looks like two doves, but that may be a fanciful notion on my part. I am assuming medieval/post-medieval, but please feel free with any suggestions.

The Henry VIII coin (a groat?) was found at the extreme other end of the field, near to where I've had a good few finds. In not too bad condition, although there is a bit of a crease on it. I'd be interested if anyone can ID it for me. Thank you!

As for the mystery object... well, this too was found up near the road, and has had me scratching my bonce.
It has a kind of twisted rope design running around the middle, and my first thought was a ring. However, it so small that I don't actually think it can be.
Too small also to have been on a cane or similar I think. Again, any suggestions welcomed!

I was using my MultiKrtuzer in deep mode on both occasions, with an NEL Hunter coil that I received as a Christmas pressie.
Still getting used to the new coil, but it seems to be a good addition to my kit.
Thank you for having a gander. :thumbsup:
Take care.
Mike
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Super finds, it looks like a strap end, nice groat. :thumbsup:
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Very nice Medieval box strapend :thumbsup:
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An almost identical strap end here - https://www.thegilbertcollection.com/strapends.html
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Nice strap end there :thumbsup:
I can just see your 2 doves if i squint, but whatever it is it must have meant something to someone at one time in history
And a silver too....not a bad session my man :clapping:
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Thank you very much for the replies! I'm pleased to see the similar items. Looks very much like them.
Hopefully someone will be able to ID the mystery item... :thumbsup:
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Wow three great finds :Star:

Maybe the mystery item was something that would have been stitched to leather or fabric on each side :Thinking:

Do you mind if I post on our Detecting Hub Twitter account to get a wider set of views?

Beautiful strap end and lovely coin too :thumbsup:
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Not at all Cath. It would be great to maybe ID it.
I've tried to find something similar on the PAS database, but nothing yet.
Could be one for the FLO perhaps. :thumbsup:
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OK Twitter world has spoken. They think it could potentially be a napkin ring (but it’s too small). More likely is a suggestion from one of the FLOs who thinks maybe a ferrule from a riding crop.
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Thanks Cath. Mmm, interesting.
Certainlt not a napkin ring - unless for a pixie.
I did wonder last night if it might have a hawking connection (vervel?) but I'm probably way off!
Hope to go back to that field on Sunday, as due to the wet weather, he's not been able to fnish drilling that area, so maybe something else will pop up.
Mike :thumbsup:
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Roughwood wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:33 am I did wonder last night if it might have a hawking connection (vervel?) but I'm probably way off!
That thought crossed my mind too but I thought it may be too big? :Thinking:
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I think you're right Ian.
Would probably have to be a pretty big bird!
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Lovely coin and strap and, good work.
Well found and well saved.
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