A few (Medieval?) bits and pieces...!

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Morning All,
All these found on purportedly undetected pasture in Norfolk.... and what potential... the only downside is that it has been used for loads of things over the years so FULL of ring pulls and bottle tops too grrrrrr!

Any help with IDs much appreciated! I have my own ideas but would love to hear yours.... I particularly like the FISH! Its my favourite find this year by far!!!!!

The "spindle" whorl is very smooth looks brand new...
Not sure on the first hammered... Elizabeth? And the Jetton a 16thC Nuremburg (?)...
The highly decorated mount/sword hanger I think must be later too...

A couple more bits to come on later, sorry!

Hope all well!
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A sword belt fitting or two there. :thumbsup:
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Elizabeth I 3d, Hugh of Chalon crockard - Fosses & a Nuremberg rose/orb jeton.

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Allectus wrote: Thu Nov 18, 2021 11:20 am Elizabeth I 3d, Hugh of Chalon crockard - Fosses & a Nuremberg rose/orb jeton.

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WoW thanks Allectus; you've had your weetabix this morning!!!!
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Yes some interesting bits. The fish is lovely...can see why it is a favorite.
It will be intriguing what else comes up because those bits are very encouraging. They have a late 17th century vibe.
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Littleboot wrote: Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:08 pm Yes some interesting bits. The fish is lovely...can see why it is a favorite.
It will be intriguing what else comes up because those bits are very encouraging. They have a late 17th century vibe.
Its also had a lot of use ( fairs, festivals etc I think there are sooooo many ring pulls and bottle tops it is maddening!
Anyway, lovely to hear from you!!!! Are you well?
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Loving the fish thingy, and i am also seeing zoomorphic in all sorts of items now :lol:
Couple of nice hammered again fella
Hopefully others can help with ideas and ID's on your other items too :thumbsup:
I would try, but you know the outcome of my efforts :ugeek:
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The fish thing is maybe part of a strap end something like this?
https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... id/1030072
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Alexander, the quality and quantity of your finds is starting to get right on my ends now :lol: ;)

Heavy medieval presence there, chap :thumbsup:
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First pic item on left looks like an early medieval mount - Anglo Saxon?
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A great hunt HolzHammer :thumbsup: some of the best fields are ones to produce lots of bits from over the centuries including ring pulls . The one i am on at the moment is so frustrating as it either produces a WOW or just crap :lol:
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I wonder if the item (second photo, middle) is a sleeve clasp? It certainly has that feel. Adore the fish item and agree with Easylife it looks like part of a decorated strap end. My favourite item is also on that photo, the one on the left. It has a Saxon, beginning of the medieval period feel and I love it :thumbsup:

Another great permission :thumbsup:
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Another great selection of finds Alexander, you have some very good permissions there, that seem to be producing :thumbsup:
Well found and well saved.
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