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« on: January 12, 2018, 06:19:09 PM »

I have been asked by last friend from Ireland if any Irish Coinage as been found by any members not the modern type but older Coinage .
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 10:08:03 PM »

Yep - I have seen plenty of the triangle Eddy hammered coins found on our rallies. Steve King, Cheffy and TaffLaff have all definately found one.
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 11:00:00 AM »

I haven't found any Irish hammered, but I've found lots of Georgian Irish coinage.

Oldest I've found myself was a Charles II Irish halfpennies, but also had a cast W&M halfpenny,  George I 'woods halfpenny', George II farthing and lots of the George III stuff. Had the occasional 19th century farthing token as well.

No gunmoney as yet, but I've seen it found on Welsh rallies.
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 12:18:58 PM »

I too have had lots of Irish hammered.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 01:32:52 PM »

Any photos to show guys .?
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 06:15:23 PM »

I have found just the one Irish hammered in thirty five years of detecting. It was a penny of Edward 1 (1272 - 1307) and found in The Vale. It was identified by The Doc at the time as being Waterford mint.
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 06:54:13 PM »

I have found just the one Irish hammered in thirty five years of detecting. It was a penny of Edward 1 (1272 - 1307) and found in The Vale. It was identified by The Doc at the time as being Waterford mint.

I remember now that there was one found on the farm I am on - by Heather - must be about 9 years ago as I haven't seen her on the farm for 8 years or so. She uploaded the images here at the time (before selling the coin on eBay) - it was an Edward I Dublin mint issue - again in the vale.
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2018, 06:57:20 PM »

Here's the post that mentions it:-

http://www.detectingwales.com/index.php?topic=10922.0

There should be some pictures but I'm getting the 'check your third party photo provider'......on page two it identifies the type more correctly.
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2018, 11:41:26 AM »

Not found that many Irish coins but here are the ones I have found over the years Grin  


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« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 08:32:03 PM »

Nice - they are all in fantastic condition - and that's still four more irish hammered than I've managed!
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« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2018, 02:43:43 PM »

Irish half penny


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« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2018, 02:45:16 PM »

Irish half penny


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« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2018, 05:22:23 PM »

I found a James 2nd crown last year.....Byron
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« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2018, 07:26:06 PM »

I found a James 2nd crown last year.....Byron

Would love to see a pic of it if you have one mate Grin
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