What is it?
Is it one of those new shilling coins? But seriously - if you don’t have any luck, you can always try https://www.reddit.com/r/whatisthisthing/ - they’ll get it in 5 mins.
Let us know when you are appearing on the antiques roadshow
It’s a sort of padlock, but I think you are missing the key:
Cheaper one on wish:
Thank you, shame I don’t have a key.
Where did you find it / did it come from? It’s an intriguing little thing.
I’ve got one of those padlocks. Never use it though, in case I can’t get it open again.