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Coin

Identifier: 2002.244 · Date: 1641-1649 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Turner of Charles I. One side has a crown with initials CI beneath, other side has a thistle. Covered in verdigris but shows little sign of wear.

Buckle

Identifier: 2002.240 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Copper alloy buckle Rectangular in shape and curved overall. Pierced on two sides and decorated with pattern of six stripes on top face. Underside is undecorated but with rounded protruberances abo...

Prestongrange Scotlands National Mining Museum

Identifier: ELDC/2/5/P/2 · Date: 1982 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Sherd

Identifier: 2002.237 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Neck, body and base sherds of thick glass bottle. All have a gold/rainbow/green coloured patina. Base sherd is "U" shaped in profile - remains of dimple in bottom of bottle. Bottle opening has a pr...

Button

Identifier: 2002.238 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Copper alloy button covered in patina of verdigris, no obvious decoration discernable, complete with stitching loop 6mm in diameter (on reverse, centre) for attatching to clothing.

Fitting

Identifier: 2002.241 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Flower shaped copper alloy mount. Pierced through in the centre by a rounded rectangular hole 6mm wide. Flower has 6 petals each demarked byetched lines emanating from centre. Each petal terminates...

Button

Identifier: 2002.242 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Circular bone button pierced by single hole 2mm in diameter. Blue-green in colour likely caused by contact with copper salts. One face has lateral cutmarks (sawn), one face has radial cutmarks (tur...

Knee Pads

Identifier: 2002.277 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

1 pair of knee pads used in mining, leather on the outside, rubber inside. Two layers attached by 7 metal pins. Ons of the knee pads has the straps used to attach them around the knee still attached.

Token

Identifier: 1996.1025.1 - 3 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Metal pit tokens or tally`s held together with string. This is a group of copper discs strung on sisal string. Each disc is stamped with a number, one of which has been altered by scraping.

Brick

Identifier: 2001.2.1 · Date: C18th / C19th · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

kiln fire brick with aplashes of glaze in several places along one side. Slab is brownish in colour, but made up of different substances visible through the cross section. Originally part of the fl...