This copper 'coin' has one blank side, and the other only has a small crown and under the crown two letters, a W and a R.
It so happens that a crowned WR is a famous icon for marking tin beer ‘puls’ in England in the past. A ‘pul’ is a temporary container for beer (until it is empty).
Wow, that must be one of the hardest things you have experienced in your young life, sitting at home and seeing what your dad brings along to let you view (NOT keep) and darn nice finds also! And you cannot search. What a bummer... Well on the good side is next year not far away.... It is not...
Yea I read that. I had that sort of thing happen quite a few times, but for hammered, never gold. No, not been detecting this year, not really corona but cancer (but gone now, at least for now) and getting married again takes all my time up. Due to the cancer had to have a brace installed in my...
Hmm... OK, will go back to the site and see what I missed.
OK looked again at the auction place where I had found the info, and then to a couple of forums where I found the same button.
The forums said just what you knew, 1902 or after!
Yes you are right again you walking encyclopedia!
Yea it's a long time between drinks for sure. Nothing wrong, only retired so do not have any time anymore (guess I was retired when I posted a lot too).
But things change and just don't get out so much anymore in Holland, England for two weeks and maybe a few times searching here is it.
Using all the good information that you guys have given me I found the button!
It's a 19th British Army Tunic Button, 24 mm, created by E. Armfield & Co Birmingham England