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« on: February 26, 2018, 06:34:30 PM »

Me and Ron set out early yesterday morning for our second search of the week.  When we arrived at the farm it was very cold, but we were well prepared with hats, gloves scarves etc. to keep us warm.  We had plenty of finds and a lot of the usual scrap.
In total we had 12 Roman copper alloys, a few poor hammies, a George 3rd silver sixpence, 2 farthing type tokens, pennies and halfpennies, including a nice 1746 George 2nd halfpenny, a crotal bell and what I think could be a lead Pilgrims Pendant?
(any info please).  The ground started to get sticky as the sun warmed the surface, but we persevered and searched to the bitter end.  We then called in to see the landowner and gave her some finds from our previous visit, and Ron presented her with a lovely surprise, one of his hand carved walking sticks with a carved horses head at the crown.  The Liberty quarter dollar was found during a midweek search.  Cheers and Happy Digging !!!  Tom.  (Ron will post his photos later).


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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2018, 08:10:37 PM »

A good haul there Tom, I've nevertheless had a liberty. Nice of Ron to give the walking stick aswell... Wink
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2018, 08:50:45 PM »

Hello guys,yes it was great to be out on such a beautiful day,i did manage a couple of interesting finds,once you start cleaning the finds its surprising how much nicer they look,here are some photos of my finds,cheers guys Ron.


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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2018, 10:46:55 PM »

All cleaned up lovely Ron.  It would be nice to know what the bronze, spoon like piece is?  And it would be nice if you posted a photo of the special walking stick you made and presented to the landowner.  It is excellent workmanship.  Cheers.  Tom.
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« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2018, 08:38:46 AM »

Well done guys a good selection there...The bronze piece is the pin off an Anular buckle mate.. Wink
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2018, 09:47:51 AM »

Thank you guys,And thank you Tom,here is the stick.cheers guys ron Wink


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« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2018, 02:08:58 PM »

Nice day on your finds front door 😜👍
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« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2018, 04:05:07 PM »

Love the stick Ron.. Wink
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