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Record ID: SF-B9A3E1
Object type: MEDAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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A silver 'British War Medal' dating c. 1918-1920, awarded to Private Harry Thomas Hogg of the Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment. It is circular in plan, the obverse depicting the bust of George V facing left, accompanied by the legend: GEORGIVS V BRITT: OMN REX ET IND: IMP:. Above the bust is a small circular perforation that originally would have accomodated the clasp and its co-incident silver rivet (now missing). The reverse face of the medal depicts a naked horseman riding right, holding a shortsword- the horse itself trampling a skull and cross-bones alongside a Prussian shield…
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Exning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-0195EA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy advertising token for the 'Pears Soap' company, probably dating c. 1861-1900. The token has been overstamped on a very worn 'dix centimes' struck for Napoleon III of France, dated 1861. The obverse face of the coin has been stamped with the legend 'PEARS SOAP. Preserved in fair condition with an even green patina, it measures 29.77mm in diameter, 1.74mm thick at its midpoint, and weighs 7.78g. The Wikipedia page for Pears Soap states that in the late 19th century the company imported large quantitites of mid 19th century French coinage (mostly issues of Napoleon III) an…
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Friday 8th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bacton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-737A4A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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A complete but damaged cast copper-alloy two piece button of the Suffolk Yeomanry Cavalry, dating c. 1825-1850. The button has been manufactured in two pieces, a domed sheet-metal front section which has been slipped onto a rear circular piece with a loop projecting from its midpoint. The front of the button has been stamped with the design of a seven pointed star enclosing the letters 'MJ', and the inner inscription 'SUFFOLK YEOM CAVALRY', topped with a crown, while on the reverse the backmark 'FIRMINS. STRAND LONDON' can be read. Preserved in fair condition with an uneven brownish pa…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lavenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-74498F
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete silver military identity bracelet dated 1935. The bracelet consists of two elements; a sub-rectangular central 'tag' section with rounded attachment lugs at either end, to which is attached a length of thickset silver chain that originally would have enclosed the wearers wrist. Only the tag section and approximately 1/3 (7 links) of the chain survive, with the rest of the object broken away in old damage. The upper surface of the tag is engraved with the name CARL BRUNNER in capital letters, below which is the service number 6876971. The reverse (inner) face of the tag d…
Created on: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Last updated: Sunday 3rd December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-74EF8B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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A complete cast copper-alloy militia button dating to the Early Modern period, c. 1803-1813, probably for the Ouse and Derwent (East Yorks) volunteers. The button is convex in profile, with a circular front and bent shank projecting from its dished rear, where there is also the remnants of an incredibly worn backmark (now illegible). The front of the button is decorated with a crown, under which are the letters 'O & D/V' (Ouse and Derwent Volunteers). Preserved in worn condition, with a shiny greenish patina, it measures 20.50mm in diameter, 4.71mm thick at the shank, and weighs 3.24…
Created on: Friday 6th October 2017
Last updated: Saturday 21st October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-6C7F2F
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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A complete but heavily distorted officer's cap badge for the Royal Artillery Territorial Force, dating c. 1908-1918. The badge is manufactured from pressed sheet metal, depicting a field gun with inscribed swags above and below, the upper of which is topped with a crown. The latter depicts a branch of laurels, while the former can be read as 'Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt' (where right and glory lead)- the motto of the Royal Artillery. The rear face of the badge still demonstrates its integral slider clip, which would have been utilised to attach the badge to the cap. Preserved in fair con…
Created on: Friday 30th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 19th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tuddenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A92623
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
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A complete cast copper-alloy cap badge of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, dating c. 1894-1922 (but most likely to be of First World War date, c. 1914-1918). The badge depicts a flaming grenade, on the body of which is moulded a lion facing left and the bannered script 'ROYAL MUNSTER'. The back of the badge is dished and demonstrates an attachment hook, which is attached at the rear of the 'flames' of the grenade and extends to the base of the object. Preserved in fair condition with an even brownish patina despite being somewhat bent and distorted, it measures 38.74mm long and 27.34mm wi…
Created on: Wednesday 21st December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Risby', grid reference and parish protected.


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