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Any ideas what this is?
« on: March 18, 2019, 11:41:57 AM »
Found this copper alloy item yesterday on DS dig.  It's 50mm from left to righ and I have no idea, maybe military but probably not so any suggestions please?


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Re: Any ideas what this is?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2019, 12:06:11 PM »
You have it inverted in the picture; it has a thistle, rose and shamrock, the curved part is probably a crown with the top broken off. Looks like a British military cap badge, pre-Irish rebellion.