Viccie disc & broken bling

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Viccie disc & broken bling

Post by Bootneck45RM » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:57 pm

Hi all,
In amongst a host of other recognisable finds were two little pieces I wasn't sure about.
I was on pasture and in 3 tone mode with the m.m.k. when I received one of those double rings (as if you've come across a coin on its edge) first to come out was the little coin/disc, then checking the hole the tiny gilt piece with glass insert (fractured) was located.
Both were within inches of each other but at differing depths.
I could see that the disc was toasted on one side whilst the front was Victoria with a date of 1891 or 1897, the only part word I could see was "commemorative" so am presuming its a disc that may have been worn on a neck or wrist ((because of the small section missing that may have been a loop).
Could anyone comment on its I.D. please.
Also does anyone think the gilt piece is a fob watch winder or similar.
The glass is fractured on the reverse and the inner section has been contaminated.
Any comments on I.D.s would be gratefully received.
Thanks
Len
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Re: Viccie disc & broken bling

Post by Allectus » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:13 pm

Yep. Watch winder key. ::g

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Re: Viccie disc & broken bling

Post by Phil2401 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:16 pm

Nice finds! 1897 seems more likely for the medal - diamond jubilee - there are dozens of variations though and identifying yours might be difficult (I bet somebody will now to jump in with an instant positive ID!), unless you can get a bit more detail out of it, particularly the reverse...

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Re: Viccie disc & broken bling

Post by Bootneck45RM » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:40 pm

Thanks, Allectus and Phil,
Grateful for that, helps me slot that experience into relevant brain section.
The reverse side is well toasted, I've cleaned it as much as I dare and now conserved it with some B72, but still indecipherable.
Thanks again 😀👍
p.s.
Yes 1897, this is a better shot.
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