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« on: April 17, 2014, 09:30:02 PM »

found on beach today.
dont know what its made of as its that roman grot colour ,its very thin.
was very hard to take picture of but the photo shows what i can make out which is a large crown a head and a large bib/cloak
anyone know what it is and what the coin is likely to be made of as if its copper ill leave as it is if its silver i can baking soda and foil it .
coin is 15mm exactly in diameter.


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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2014, 09:31:51 PM »

http://s3.postimg.org/wjzgnrh3n/Picture_134.jpg

smaller picture so easier to see
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started detecting nov 2013
3 x hammy
6 x rings (1 gold 3 silver)
2 x romans
10 x full silver coins
92g of silver
1 x trade weight
a million odds n sods
and a bucket of scrap

it was this or prozac
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2014, 09:35:50 PM »

Sorry Chantal but would need a far better focused pic to give an id Undecided
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2014, 07:21:49 AM »

Hi.
Did you go back to the beach, I have 3 coins very similar from the beach.
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2014, 11:38:53 AM »

hi al ,yes i popped down for a couple of hours yesterday afternoon.
I kept an eye out for you , did you go there later ?
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started detecting nov 2013
3 x hammy
6 x rings (1 gold 3 silver)
2 x romans
10 x full silver coins
92g of silver
1 x trade weight
a million odds n sods
and a bucket of scrap

it was this or prozac
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2014, 11:56:28 AM »

I was at the beach very early for a couple of hours found loads again and a lady's silver ring that's my 3rd ring in a week all from the same area we where detecting.
Al
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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2014, 12:05:59 PM »

Nice fabric... can#t help you with the coin though... cant really see any details sorry.
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2014, 03:47:44 PM »

ahhh that explains the little bunny  holes i saw in one area ,it looked like someone had been digging with their hands . Cheesy
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started detecting nov 2013
3 x hammy
6 x rings (1 gold 3 silver)
2 x romans
10 x full silver coins
92g of silver
1 x trade weight
a million odds n sods
and a bucket of scrap

it was this or prozac
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2014, 06:28:06 PM »

Hi,
That coin of yours looks like a hammered. From looking at that large crown - it may be a Henry VII Groat.
Does it have a large Shield on the reverse of the coin?
Go careful with the cleaning, you don't want to ruin it.
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Titus Pullo
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