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    Aug 2008
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    Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    I recently dug this old pin with a sliver coin laying next to it in front of an old house. I identified the coin as a Victoria's Sixpence of England dated between 1893-1901. Could somebody please help me identify the origin of this pin or what it represents?
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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    Possibly a representation of the Victoria Cross
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    It looks like yours could also be worn as a pendant, from those loops.

    Interesting find and, Welcome to TNet
    Mike

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    It is most likely a Jubilee medallion. The Victorians were a very patriotic bunch and many different types were issued. The reverse of the coin may have the young Queen on it similar to the attached photos.
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    Ad astra per alia porci

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    I would say you are spot on, Harry_
    Well done Sir.

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    Looks like someone glued that coin on a US Marksmanship badge.

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    That's what I thought at first, Ramitt, but it's upside down. While looking for something else last night, ran across a boy scout badge like that, but they didn't have anything for scale, so couldn't tell.

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    Yes, it looks mounted upside to so it can hang. That may not be what it is, but the mounts and the medal look identical.

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    LOL that's what I thought, at first, too. At the same time, I was thinking that if you only have a marksman badge, why doll it up? Cruel, I know.

  9. #9

    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    It was a sixpence.
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT, YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

    'No good comes from thinking about how much time we waste detecting, as wasted time is good soul time' - me 25/06/08
    How do you find Gold coins? Reply: 'By finding lots of Silver ones..'
    A real man thinks about detecting every 6 seconds.
    'They look over their shoulder, I look to the ground.' 30/09/12
    We can not understand ourselves unless we understand our HISTORY.
    PMA:Positive MetalDetecting Attitude.

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    Crusader, that was established in the first post, folks are now wondering about the other half.

  11. #11
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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    I agree with harry....1897 Jubilee Maltese medal
    I go a great distance,while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow

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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    Quote Originally Posted by AZ-Mtnman
    Crusader, that was established in the first post, folks are now wondering about the other half.
    If you read it came into question on the 3rd post. Thats why I pointed out the obivious. Also just because someone has 'established' it doesn't mean they are right (in this case they are). We have had plenty of examples of that one here.
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT, YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

    'No good comes from thinking about how much time we waste detecting, as wasted time is good soul time' - me 25/06/08
    How do you find Gold coins? Reply: 'By finding lots of Silver ones..'
    A real man thinks about detecting every 6 seconds.
    'They look over their shoulder, I look to the ground.' 30/09/12
    We can not understand ourselves unless we understand our HISTORY.
    PMA:Positive MetalDetecting Attitude.

  13. #13
    us
    Jul 2008
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    Re: Old Pin with British Silver Coin Embedded into it (War Pin?)

    I hear what you're saying Crusader, wasn't meant to step on your toes.

 

 

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