Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

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Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by arfur_sleep » Thu May 18, 2017 6:51 pm

HI. out for the second time on a new field using the XP Deus on GM Power with no alterations. Found this Lions Head and an American Quarter Dollar.

The Lions head as an attachment to the rear which had broke away from one end but you can see from the photos where it was attached. I think this could be modern but confirmation would be appreciated. The American Quarter Dollar is a first for me and again its modern dated 2001.

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Lions Head
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American Quarter Dollar
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Thanks for looking and for any information provided

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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by fred » Thu May 18, 2017 7:14 pm

The lions head thing looks like part of a cape or cloak clasp. These were extensively worn by policemen and is likely to be at least 50 or 60 years old and possibly somewhat more. ::g

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/ ... -237706873
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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by arfur_sleep » Thu May 18, 2017 7:17 pm

Thanks Fred certainly looks the part, much appreciated

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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by Oxgirl36 » Thu May 18, 2017 8:43 pm

Lovely finds. That lion head is really nice ::g
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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by sweepstick47 » Thu May 18, 2017 9:23 pm

Hello 'arfur_sleep' ::g I think 'Fred' is 'on the button' with his ID mate ::g Nicely found. Regards ss47
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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by Wigeon » Fri May 19, 2017 7:31 am

fred wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 7:14 pm
The lions head thing looks like part of a cape or cloak clasp. These were extensively worn by policemen and is likely to be at least 50 or 60 years old and possibly somewhat more. ::g

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/ ... -237706873
Fred. I think you are spot on there. I used to wear one of those cloaks in the late 1960s on night duty foot patrol in the city centre. They were really old fashioned by then and no longer on general issue. I got mine from a colleague who was retiring.
The cloak was made of very thick wool and kept the rain out as well as being very warm. Much better than those awful Gannex coats that were issued then.
Cloak was also good for concealing one's fish and chip supper, not to mention a crafty fag too. ::g

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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by fred » Fri May 19, 2017 8:58 am

Wigeon wrote:
Fri May 19, 2017 7:31 am
fred wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 7:14 pm
The lions head thing looks like part of a cape or cloak clasp. These were extensively worn by policemen and is likely to be at least 50 or 60 years old and possibly somewhat more. ::g

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/ ... -237706873
Fred. I think you are spot on there. I used to wear one of those cloaks in the late 1960s on night duty foot patrol in the city centre. They were really old fashioned by then and no longer on general issue. I got mine from a colleague who was retiring.
The cloak was made of very thick wool and kept the rain out as well as being very warm. Much better than those awful Gannex coats that were issued then.
Cloak was also good for concealing one's fish and chip supper, not to mention a crafty fag too. ::g
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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by oldartefact » Fri May 19, 2017 9:30 am

cracking ID fred ... and a very nice find also.

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Re: Lions Head and American Quarter Dollar

Post by arfur_sleep » Fri May 19, 2017 6:44 pm

Once again Fred, thanks for a cracking ID and thank those who have made comments on these finds. ::g

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